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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
Reviewed 26 December 2015

hreat place to stay great room great location food right down the street great maid serive office lady sweet quite a little run down but its a old hotel i just loved everything about the place i come every year ill be coming back allways left a tips for the maids maids are awsome

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 25 March 2015

The Thunderbird Motel was a great place to stay while visiting Pocatello . It met my needs for a great visit . I liked that it was across the street from Idaho State University , which gave me a sense of security . The room was clean and housekeeping came in everyday to change the linens , make the bed...

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1Thank George M
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I checked in very late at night, after midnight. I rang the bell several times and then had to call before the owner woke up. She told me she'd taken some pain medication that morning for a migraine so I was feeling sympathetic. But then when she saw my reservation, she began complaining aggressively about Booking.com, saying that she never...

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7Thank Brandon L
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We stayed here for one night on a cross country trip. We drove up from "the back" and were quite shocked by the way the place looked. We decided to check it out and if we felt it was not good enough, we would forfeit and move on. When we went to the check in, the lady behind the counter...

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2Thank PVfirst
Sumner, WA
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I like to give "off brand" hotel/motels a chance, so that is why I chose the Thunderbird Motel. It is an older establishment (what used to be called a motor inn, I believe), as can be told by the furnishings, the carpet, the bathroom fixtures, etc. However it is clean and the bed is comfortable. The manager is very pleasant...

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1Thank Eyeteach1
Calgary
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Older two story motor hotel. Friendly reception, clean and comfortable rooms. Safe parking outside the room. Quiet atmosphere. Very near the University and easy to find. We stayed one night while passing through to St. George. This pleasant motel was reasonably priced and just what we needed.

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1Thank maguirejp
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This motel fit our needs considering we needed a basic motel for one night because we would be getting there late and leaving early. When we got to the motel they were just finishing cleaning our room. When I booked the room it said it would be ready at 2. It wasn't that big of a deal but I'm glad...

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2Thank Kati J
Midvale, Utah
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We were in Pocatello for a couple of days on a photo expedition. We needed a basic motel to stay in for a couple of nights that was near the Zoo and this fit the bill. We knew we weren't going to spend much time in the hotel, so why spend twice as much for a newer hotel? The motel...

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3Thank jedigirl77
Eureka, Montana
Reviewed 16 April 2014

My family was returning home from a very long trip and we got to Pocatello very late at night. Stopped at the Thunderbird and within minutes we were in a very reasonable, very clean and quiet room. We departed early the next morning, and about 500 miles down the road I discoverd I had lost an expensive gold and diamond...

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4Thank John S
Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Recently stayed a week at this motel while visiting family. The owners made us feel like family during our stay. We travel a lot & always try to stay local (anyone one can at a chain motel & miss the local feel). Thunderbird is close to everything & across the street from ISU, so the location in ideal. The rooms...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motel

Address: 1415 S 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-6835
Region: United States > Idaho > Pocatello
Price Range: $69 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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“great serive great people close to ISU”
 of 5 bubbles ashelythomas85, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you can't fall asleep because of the noise, call the office and have them go make the other customers be quiet. I kept on waiting and giving them time to be quiet and was up till midnight.”
 of 5 bubbles 633katij, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“I asked for a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles ClydeB724, 23 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a re-modeled one.”
 of 5 bubbles Jim53F, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
“We got a room on the top floor, and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles RedDog323, 14 Nov 2012 | Read review
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