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Thunderbird Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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The Prairies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inexpensive and clean, and yes, the rooms are large. But it's old and services are minimal. The clerk at the desk was pleasant and tried hard. The 'breakfast' is very limited. If you are travelling with a dog, you can go up the hill (left as you come out of the motel parking) and there is a decent residential area...

Thank gardensail
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your trip to the area. We welcome your positive and constructive comments, as both are essential for the continual improvement of our guest experience. We are glad that you enjoyed our great value and clean and spacious rooms. However, it saddens us to hear that our services did not meet your expectations. Your...

Portola, California
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were very happy with our stay at the Thunderbird Motel. This pet friendly motel was clean warm and comfortable. Large rooms with comfortable furnishing. We would stay here again. The staff was great, we received local coupns for dinning, the room had shampoo etc. Very nice.

Thank ejluce
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know about your wonderful stay at Thunderbird Motel Elko. We truly care about the experiences our guests have and we're so glad to hear that you had a great stay. It would be an honor to see you in again very soon.

Midvale, Utah
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My teenage daughter and I were traveling to CA for some camping and sight seeing, but decided to stop here on our way. The staff members were very friendly and our room was quiet, clean, and roomy. The beds, I suspect, were new because they were so comfortable and yet firm.

Thank Snowee575
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Here at Thunderbird Motel, we aim to please by providing the comfort our guests seek. We are glad you took note of our comfortable beds and spacious rooms. Thank you for choosing our accommodations as a good midpoint during your travels to California. We hope you enjoyed camping and all the sightseeing you were able to do. We hope to...

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

They are friendly love the room i got great service only thing wifi does really work weak connection but other than that great place i recomended feelt like home ❤❤❤ Price was little hight but they work with me got the right price for the stay love the stay there

Thank esmeralda d
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Esmeralda, We appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experience with us. Thank you for choosing Thunderbird Motel. We are glad our team was able to work with you and find you affordable accommodations that fit your needs. We look forward to more visits from you!

Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Got this hotel to bring the hubby in from a week of sub-freezing nights out hunting for a shower and warm nights sleep. Was perfect. Walking distance to the Star, quarter of the cost of the red lion and comfy and clean. Great old time nostalgic stop for long time residents of Nevada or folks who drive the I80 corridor....

Thank LizyLizy
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Lizy, It was a pleasure providing you and your husband with a clean and affordable place to stay. Thank you for taking a chance on Thunderbird Motel and for sharing your review. Like you, we hope future guests enjoy their visit with us as well. Should you or your husband ever need lodging in the area again, we hope you...

Wellsville, Utah
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always a great place to stay because of the Karaoke club within walking distance at The Tiki lounge and Goldie's. The hotel staff is always helpful with what ever needs you may have....the rooms are very clean as well.

Thank dk66343
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Knowing that you continuously choose to stay with us, here at Thunderbird Motel, is a wonderful compliment! Thank you for sharing your kind remarks in regards to our clean rooms and friendly staff. We are glad you enjoy our convenient location close to various attractions and entertainments. Our staff will be awaiting your return for another opportunity to deliver yet...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed there for a week in September and the room was big and the bed was comfortable. A free Breakfast is served every morning. Parking close to the rooms It is close to casinos and is right downtown Elko.

Thank panner50
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Reading your positive words brightens our day. Thank you for taking a moment to share your compliments with us and for choosing Thunderbird Motel during your stay in Elko. We are glad you enjoyed our convenient location, comfortable rooms and complimentary breakfast. It would be a pleasure to host you again during your next visit to the area.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Convenient downtown location. Several casinos are within a short walking distance. The free breakfast was good. The desk clerks and the cleaning service were friendly and helpful. The only negatives were the pool was cold for my grandchildren, and the pillows were small and uncomfortable.

Thank Cathy T
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, Cathy for your delightful review! We are thrilled you enjoyed most aspects of our accommodations. Our convenient location to downtown is one of the many benefits of staying with us. We hope you had a chance to explore the area. It saddens us to hear your grandchildren were not able to take advantage of our heated pool. We...

Reviewed 24 September 2016

A very nice stop after a long drive from Oregon. Comfortable room, very quiet. Breakfast was a typical continental breakfast. In room coffee and small fridge were nice features. The pool looked very inviting but we didn't use it.

Thank Windwalker1938
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

It is an honor to have provided you with the comfortable accommodations you deserve after a lengthy drive. We are happy to hear you appreciated our quiet setting and breakfast as well as the amenities in your room. We thank you for your review and we hope to host you again the next time you are in the area.

Laramie, Wyoming
Reviewed 9 September 2016

On a motorcycle so I'm always looking for a motor inn that you drive up to the door and watch your bike. To me, nothing else matters about a hotel except one vital thing, "cleanliness". If it's clean, nothing else matters. I have ear plugs if it's loud, and a laptop/phone if the tv's not working. Great place, good location...

Thank Robbnok
FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are happy to hear that your were pleased with your stay and hope you enjoyed your bike trip. We also agree that a clean room is a comfortable room. We thank you for your recommendation and would love to host you again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Good old fashioned western hospitality awaits you at the Thunderbird Motel. Reasonable rates, comfortable rooms and a central downtown location make Thunderbird your ideal place to stay in Elko, Nevada. Relax in a comfortable room or take a dip in the pool.Just off of Interstate 80, Elko, Nevada is within sight of the majestic Ruby Mountains.Thunderbird Motel is your perfect base for seeing all that this quaint northern Nevada town has to offer. The Thundrerbird Motel in Elko, Nevada, offers clean, economical accommodations that won't break your budget. All rooms are equipped with free wireless Internet access. The coffee is always on in our office! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motel

Address: 345 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-3135
Region: United States > Nevada > Elko
Price Range: ₹ 4,137 - ₹ 5,624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Our room was on botom floor next to stairs. Some noise but all and all fairly quiet.”
ejluce, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Corner room under the stairs is quiet and offers privacy.”
Snowee575, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on top level if you don't want to hear footsteps above you.”
Robbnok, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must stay at the Thunderbird, confirm your room rate on check-in!”
RockinDowntheHwy, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Check to see that the windows will actually close and lock.”
WilliamB121, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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