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Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My room was spacious, clean and had all the amenities I needed. The staff were friendly and helpful. I enjoyed my stay. This was my second stay, and I would stay here again when I am in the area. The grounds were well kept and I enjoyed the on site cafeteria and pub during my stay.

Thank Patricia R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a surprise in that it is actually on the ASU campus. The room was very large and well appointed. It was very quiet and comfortable. The surrounding campus is well maintained. I would definitely stay here again!

Thank Jonathan D
Osoyoos, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are like a park, on a university campus setting - it's so great to have a walk around the safe area in a beautiful park-like setting right out your door! The staff are so friendly and helpful! Our room was very clean and comfy. Bedding was beautiful - white down comforter with matching shams - like a high... More 

Thank chocolin
Townville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room was large, comfortable and quiet. The shower is huge compared to most hotels. They offer free snacks and beverages 24 hours per day. The breakfast is a little small in that it consists of instant oatmeal, breakfast bars, Danish and beverages.

Thank cjd
phx az
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

WE needed a place to stay until some repairs were completed at home (plumbing). So---we decided to check this out since we had driven by but never stayed. We were pleasantly surprised to see the immaculate grounds, the super clean rooms, and excellent staff. Everything was very nice---I will summarize the not so goods--because everything else is excellent. 1- Mattresses.... More 

Thank itsdryheat
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

One nite stay on our road trip. Staff was super friendly and professional. Room was awesome. Clean and new. Lounge provided is great. Juice coffee snacks what's to complain about. The least expensive hotel on the trip and in my opinion the best. Quiet and the grounds are well kept. Only downside was pool not heated. Would highly recommend!!

Thank Lynne W
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We recently stayed at the Thunderbird Executive Inn which is located on the site of the old Thunderbird International Business School in Glendale. It has been taken over by Arizona State University and has rooms to rent which I assume go to people attending events at the Conference Center. I found the listing on Hotwire and checked out the reviews... More 

Thank chirop99
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very nice staff, the gentleman greeting guests at breakfast made me feel very at home. Very hard to do when traveling alone. Breakfast was nice and I enjoyed the causal conversation. While it's not a complaint but more of an observation. When booking a suite, I never thought I would have an outdoor entrance. this came as a surprise and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

An experience greater than the bed, cleanliness, friendliness. It is situated on the Campus of the great THunderbird Graduate School.. The elite school of International Management...So refresh yourself at this wonderful Inn and maybe run into a future leader of the world. THe legacy of this great school. I stay at hotels in every part of the globe, but always... More 

Thank whataplaceX
Lake Forest, CA
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I stayed at this hotel 3 times within one month, while visiting my Grandmother who lived nearby. The hotel is actually located on University property so it's a very quiet place. While not the most up to date facility the rooms are kept very clean and the staff (both front desk and housekeeping) are ALL very nice and friendly. The... More 

Thank Tanaguchi

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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: $116 - $226 (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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“Room 313 was very nice because it was on the end by itself so it was fairly private.”
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“Our room was very comfortable, do not know about the other rooms, so no actual tip.”
 of 5 bubbles chocolin, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“newer rooms are in the 2 story building with office, but single story older rooms are updated, quiet, and close to the parking lot.”
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“As I booked on hotwire you are not guaranteed a particular sized bed so I called ahead and they were kind enough to be sure I got a king.”
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“go for an upper level on the end so you can avoid foot traffic and peak in's”
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