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Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wasn't expecting this- here to work at Midwestern University for a couple days. No, it's not "posh"- but I travel 3-4 days a week typically, and that's not what I look for. I like great customer service, clean, quiet, a comfortable bed, fast internet, and a few nice "touches". All of this is here plus a lot that I wasn't...

Thank herpdoc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found the hotel to be a pleasant surprise. It was clean, the room fairly new and the hotel grounds well kept. The parking can be a bit of a challenge if you arrive late but there is always parking being a college campus, just a little more of a walk. The breakfast was adequate and bottled water/coffee and snacks...

Thank Daren S
Conway, SC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay for spring training . It was about 25 minutes from Camelback Ranch where the Dodgers and White Sox play. Even closer to the Seattle /San Diego complex. Stayed here 4 nights this year and I plan to stay here again next year during spring training. They have a snack room with free snacks. Place has a...

Thank SCwhitesoxfan
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Stayed here a week for Spring training. Conference center/hotel is not far from Ms stadium. Room was not large, but bed was comfortable. Not Spartan, but not a lot of the space and amenities you might come to expect in the larger chains. But the price can't be beat. A bit off the main drag, but not difficult to find.

Thank SeattleRoger
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place, safe, clean and friendly staff. Nice community snack bar, offers free snacks and drinks. Nice quiet location. Parking was not good, as we had a hard time finding something close to our room. Came back after day trip and room was not cleaned, had to ask them to come clean as we stayed 3 nights.

Thank Kathy W
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We came for a race and was pleasantly surprised. The price was great and the room was nice and comfortable. We were really able to relax after the long race. They offered us snacks and drinks as well. Also, it was a few blocks from my uncles home so that was a bonus.

Thank kada1983
Glendale, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Nicely outfitted rooms in a quiet location. Didn't realize they had a continental breakfast till I asked. Downside was that they charge $5/night for parking...and parking was so limited that I had to walk a far distance at night to get from car to room. For THAT privilege - I am not happy about having to pay! Probably will stay...

Thank Molly B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It was ok, for less money you could stay at a Super 8 or motel six for the same type of room. The Staff was nice and it was clean. For the type of room a little pricey. I have gotten compareble rooms in Phoenix closer to where I go for about half the price.

Thank Mary R
Painesville, Ohio
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nice room for the price, however the AC only gets so cold....about 70 or so...I am a person who likes it cold, and this was a small inconvenience. The free snacks are great, and the wifi was solid as well. In a quiet area, and the pool was nice. I went to the pub on the grounds, and it was...

Thank Scott C
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is not a conventional hotel, but part of the Arizona State University campus. The entrance is confusing and the parking is limited, but other than that, it was a great place to stay! The bed was comfortable and the shower large (another person said small but there are several buildings so maybe in another building it was - we...

Thank Nancy R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunderbird Executive Inn is located in Glendale, Arizona on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. This Hidden Gem will surprise and delight you with its upscale guest rooms, 24 hr complimentary snack lounge, and unique diversions such as the Thunderbird Pub that is located in an historic military airfield control tower. With proximity to Arizona's Spring Training baseball and the University of Phoenix Stadium, the Thunderbird Executive Inn is the perfect hotel for leisure travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

Address: 15249 North 59th Avenue, 1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Glendale
Price Range: ₹ 5,735 - ₹ 8,055 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Executive Hotel Glendale
Thunderbird Executive Inn And Conference Center
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Glendale
#4 Family Hotel in Glendale
#4 Romantic Hotel in Glendale
#6 Business Hotel in Glendale
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