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    Thunderbird Motel

    345 Idaho St, Elko, NV 89801-3135
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good53%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “parking lot” (13 reviews)
    “downtown elko” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 164 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a nice 60s-style motel with clean rooms and inexpensive rates within walking distance of restaurants and casinos. They have free wi-fi and a free though somewhat minimal continental breakfast (coffee, tea, juice, cereal, waffles). It's a good place to stop if you are...More

    Thank czarlisle
    Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for choosing Thunderbird Motel Elko during your recent visit to our quaint Northern Nevada town. Our team loves that you found everything clean, comfortable and fairly priced during your stay. We are also pleased that you considered our location convenient for...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    Very nice motel with drive up to your own door unloading. Pet friendly. Not a particular bargain, but clean and what looks like redecorating so looks fresh and up to date. Maybe a mile and a half off of I-80, but worth the drive if...More

    1  Thank speckles
    Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 14 September 2017

    Thank you for your stay. We're happy to hear that our pet-friendly property was a real asset for you during your travels. As you noted, we are excited to show off our new updates! In addition to our convenient parking and unloading, we believe that...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    This is a classic 1960s design motel that is well-situated in downtown Elko, close to restaurants, casinos and entertainment. The new owner, Chris, has owned it for about a year-and-a-half and is investing in fixing a number of deferred maintenance issues. The rooms are affordable,...More

    Thank Jon B
    Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 27 July 2017

    Dear Jon, Your outstanding review of Thunderbird Motel Elko made our day! We're delighted to have provided you with clean, comfortable, affordable accommodations. It's also great to know our pool was so refreshing after your long, hot drive. We're glad our proximity to restaurants, entertainment...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    Many workers who stay at this motel have coolers that they want to fill with ice before they leave at 4 AM. The ice machine makes a lot of noise, so do the people who use it. If you want to leave this motel at...More

    Thank edgruhl6
    Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 5 July 2017

    Thank you for leaving a note about your recent visit with us. We're sorry to hear that you experienced some issues with noise during your stay. While we do like to facilitate the needs, ice or otherwise, of all of our guests, your experience is...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    After the first night the carpet was not vacuumed, the empty roll of toilet paper was not replaced, there was no new plastic bag for the ice bucket and when I checked in the used coffee ground packet from the former guest was still in...More

    Thank joycehaas
    Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 19 June 2017

    Dear Joyce, Thank you for your stay with us, and we're grateful that you've taken the time to write a review. We appreciate the constructive feedback. We're sorry to hear that the cleanliness and maintenance of the room were not up to your standards. Our...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Outdoor pool
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$55 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Elko
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Nevada >
    • Elko
    • Also Known As
    • Thunderbird Hotel Elko
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (16)
    Bathroom (1)
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    10 June 2016|
    Response from RockinDowntheHwy | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is breakfast - sort of. It's a typical motel "continental" breakfast: pre-packaged sweet rolls, toast, fruit (bananas & apples), coffee and juice drinks. There might be do-it-yourself waffles. Seating is at one... More
    10 June 2016|
    Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the pool is outdoors. I suggest that you call the hotel directly to confirm what they provide for "breakfast".
    Room Tips
    "We asked for a quiet room and were provided with an end room."
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    "Avoid any rooms near ice maker and guests leaving at 4 AM"
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    "Our room was on botom floor next to stairs. Some noise but all and all fairly quiet."
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    "Corner room under the stairs is quiet and offers privacy."
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