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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

So I called to ask a question and before I could ask anything else the man said "nope goodbye " like I couldn't even get nothing out my mouth. I find that kind of disrespectful. Then he just hung up in my face and didn't really seem to care how he answered.

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

Had a wonderful experience. Was there for New Year's Eve. Shuttle took us to the casino, got home and was able to get ice from the office. Nice people, prices were great. Definitely would stay there again. Thanks

1Thank Tammy G
Park Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I made a reservation and decided to cancel it. Went to the website to cancel, put in my name and reservation number. There was absolutely NO PLACE on that site to cancel. I then called the motel and fellow that answered told me to go thru Booking.com to cancel in which I did. When I gave Booking.com my reservation number...

Thank BJR-44
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 July 2015

OK clean place to stay, nothing fancy. Woman that checked us in did not understand English to well. I asked for an "end unit" and she did not know what that was. We had asked for 2 beds but got a room with one bed and a treadmill. But they did correct it right away when I asked. The price...

Thank Fay C
Black Hawk, South Dakota
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Located on the eastern side of Baraboo, miles from the freeway but close to the Circus Museum. Rooms are clean and seem to be in good repair. Good TV and Wi-Fi. Nice place to walk the dog out back across the street. Lots of construction workers stay here so it can get a little noisy in the morning. There is...

2Thank 368brucet
Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you are just looking for a place to sleep in Baraboo for a night or two, the Thunderbird will get the job done. We were down visiting for our grand-daughter's birthday party and stayed here. Plenty of room, nice tv, serviceable bathroom, easy access and a very reasonable price. The ice machine was broken, but we didn't need any....

1Thank topperman
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Go ahead and stay here if you want your clothes, everything in your suitcase, your hair, and your lungs to close shut from the stale horrible stench of cigarettes! Tried two different rooms and both smelled horribly! THEN, when we decided to leave because I couldn't breathe the manager wouldn't refund our money!!! Poor customer service!!! Wouldn't recommend this place...

3Thank Gidget96
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is a 1970's style two story outside entry mom and pop motel. In overall very good condition inside and out. My room was clean and equipped with a refrigerator, microwave and small flat screen TV. With two queen beds there was barely enough room for the table and chairs to fit between one bed and the ventilator unit and...

1Thank Hammer09
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Good location, good price, but we won't stay here again. It was a good thing we had 2 beds and only needed one, because the bedding on one of the beds smelled strongly like urine and we moved to the other bed after realizing the problem. The Room we had #109 needs a thorough cleaning with all bedding stripped and...

1Thank SeattleEuphoric
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed here for two nights for the closing of the Dells and the room was very clean and simple. Everything worked well and as I prefer a motel with an exterior room entry, I felt it had a very cozy feel to it!

1Thank Russ L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motor Inn

Address: 1013 8th St, Baraboo, WI 53913-1801
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Baraboo
Price Range: ₹ 3,403 - ₹ 5,715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Motor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“There is no elevator, so if stairs are a problem, you may want to request first floor.”
candys948, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“accessible to highway. lower floors you can hear people walking above you.”
carolsue1961, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if there was an elevator for second level. All rooms are outside entry”
avk7525, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the back. There is a big bump in the highway in front and trucks make a lot of noise when they hit it.”
368brucet, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Because we have a dog we like a first floor room.”
Ladysox, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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