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Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My fiance' and I have been coming to the Thunderbird for 7 years now! When we first met we lived 2 hours apart, so seeing each other was difficult. We would meet half way and spend weekends at the Thunderbird Lodge. We fell in love with Matt and his staff who are very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The privacy of...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

This kind of review is why I'm in the hospitality business. It's a special thing to be on a first-name basis with our repeat guests and we truly get to know them to the point where we feel like family. What a tribute to our staff over the years to know that the hard work and friendly smiles don't go...

Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for one night on our way home from TX. Was pleasantly surprised at the large room, and it was very clean. I received an "online special rate" of $60. The 5 star rating was for the great value.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to leave a review about your stay with us! We pride ourselves on offering our travelers value that can't be topped in Mitchell. I'm pleased you enjoyed your time with us and would love to host you again on your next trip to Mitchell!

Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a hotel that I would have possibly driven past, but after reading the reviews - we decided to reserve a room. It is an older hotel that has been updated over the years. We had a King room on the first floor. The room was very large and roomy. The vanity area was outside of the tub/toilet room,...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us a chance on your stop through Mitchell, Karen! We rely on travelers like yourself to maybe go outside your comfort zone initially, and quickly realize you made a great decision. We will continue to work hard to earn our guests' trust and we sure hope to see you again on your next trip...

Chadron, Nebraska
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The room in this motel was clean and quiet. Bed was clean and comfortable. Decor left a lot to be desired. Kind of shabby and unimaginative. Breakfast was so so. If you're looking for a cheap night's rest, this will do.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to leave a review on Trip Advisor, Evie! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found your accommodations clean and comfortable. I do apologize that our decor didn't fit with your expectations- we actually just remodeled our rooms in June 2015 with all new bedding, carpet and furniture. We didn't change up the...

Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Spent four days at the Thunderbird on a late season hunting trip. Great price. Double room was clean and large enough for several four-legged companions. Comfortable beds, mini fridge, microwave and lots of table/desk top space. Easy access to interstate, gas, restaurants and Cabelas. Convenient parking, outdoor entry and place to walk dogs. Staff and owner were very helpful and...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We love having our pheasant hunters with us during the fall and winter months... I appreciate you pointing out the many aspects of your stay that you enjoyed and we can't wait for next season to start up again! We look forward to seeing you then! Have a great 2017!

Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped overnight here, wasn't bad. The front desk worker was pleasant and assigned us a room by the lobby. We were on the ground floor and it wasn't noisy. The room was fine, bathroom was a bit dusty, but otherwise clean. Breakfast was slim pickins, just cereal, bread items, coffee, juice, and yogurt. I didn't use the whirl pool or...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a quick review on Trip Advisor! I'm glad you found our staff helpful and your room clean! We try to give our guests the best price for the value you receive in Mitchell and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Stop by and see us again on your next trip to the Palace City!

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Bare minimum hotel. The soap and shampoo came in ketchup-sized packets, not the little bottles or even wall dispensers you find at most hotels. Everything was outdated but at least it was functional. The bed wasn't uncomfortable.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a shot during your trip to Mitchell, Lydia. We definitely cater to travelers on a budget and that's why we do some of the things we do. Our decision to not offer "bottles" of shampoo is not one that was made flippantly. It's our finding that most travelers carry their own shampoo when traveling and it's...

Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Clean and good rates, all you require for a night or two. Didn't have a reservation but easy to get a room. Decent size rooms. Close to amenities and services for travellers. Bathroom was clean and bed was comfortable. Would recommend.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks, Perry, for spending the night with us and leaving a review on Trip Advisor! I'm glad you enjoyed our upgraded rooms and great location during your time with us. Cleanliness and customer service are two of our highest priorities and I'm pleased we hit the mark during your stay. Thanks, again, and please stop by on your next trip...

Cleburne, Texas
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We stayed at the Thunderbird Lodge 4 nights. Very nice staff, clean and very nice room, no issues whatsoever. Breakfast is a bit on the boring side. Towels in the room are old and pretty worn. Overall a very good experience.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments on your stay! I'm glad our staff and room amenities were helpful to you during your 4 night stay with us. We are in the process of upgrading our towels so please stop back again so you can enjoy that amenity upgrade! Thanks again, Johanne, and we look forward to seeing you next time.

Pierre, South Dakota
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Owner operated facility has attention to details. Feels like a step back in time. Great customer service, very clean and pretty quiet. Huge parking lot makes it easy for long rigs. Nice pet area too. Spacious rooms with fridge, microwave and hair dryer. Refreshingly updated rooms. Breakfast is more than you'd expect for this type of motel but lacks choices...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving a review about your stay! It sounds like you're an experienced traveler so I do appreciate you pointing out everything you enjoyed here at our property. For our price point we think we offer the best value for your money in Mitchell! Sorry about the soft bed, however, and we look forward to getting...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunderbird Lodge is a locally owned and independently operated motel. We are dedicated to hospitality and service at an incredible value. We feature an expanded continental breakfast, on-site Liquor Store, hot tub and sauna, and clean, comfortable rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

Address: 1601 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD 57301-4788
Region: United States > South Dakota > Mitchell
Price Range: ₹ 4,671 - ₹ 5,839 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“The location makes all rooms quiet. A rude person did stand outside our window and talk, but an upper room would have taken care of that.”
560dexters, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“I think that there's a newer section on the 1st floor to the right of the lobby.”
etp3, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor. The second level you walk up outside stairs.”
VickiL213, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you don't smoke or have pets, stay in the rooms with interior corridors. No one will be above you.”
Gypsy377, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Family room for 5 women was awesome, better than a cot!”
Trudypop, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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