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Thunderbird Motel

176 reviews
#14 of 30 Hotels in Elko
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“downtown elko”(10 reviews)
“red lion”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsdowntown elkooutside entrancered lioncoffee makerrooms are largeroad tripbed was comfortablewithin walking distancecold cerealnothing fancycowboy poetry gatheringin townfront desk clerkafter a long daylong drivewafflesanaemic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very convenient to the Western Folklife Center and the Convention Center and the Elko conference Center. Attended the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The room rates were reasonable considering the amount of people in town.More

Thank bootsnbeads
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Our goal at Thunderbird Motel Elko is to impress all our guests so we're thrilled we accomplished this during your stay. It's great to hear that our location was ideal for your plans to attend the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. We're so pleased our competitive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our fourth year at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering and we've always stayed at the Thunderbird Motel. The new owners are improving the property every year. The breakfast is adequate and they now have a seating area.The rooms are being upgraded and the staff...More

Thank Douglas L
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Douglas, Your repeat visits mean the world to us! Thank you for your kind and complimentary words and for noting the work that we are putting in to improve the experience. We want the very best for our guests and positive reviews like yours...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel was a flagship during the golden age of motor hotels and it's still pretty nice. Back in the seventies, the Thunderbird and the Marquis were the best two motels in Elko. Sadly, the Marquis is no more, but the Thunderbird keeps the tradition...More

Thank egb1106
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are honored to be recognized as a flagbearer of tradition here in Elko. A positive review like yours from a guest with so much experience means the world to us and we are tremendously grateful. It would be a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Thunderbird Motel is fine for staying in downtown Elko. Nothing fancy, but clean and handy. We were able to walk a block to have dinner and felt safe walking around. We were able to have our cat with us.More

Thank AuntSiwa
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

It's wonderful to hear that you and your feline friend enjoyed the time spent at our hotel and found it to be a safe, convenient location with spotless accommodations. The next time you're traveling to Elko, we hope you will be our guest again. Thank...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We are so glad we stayed at the Thunderbird. We wanted to stay in the old downtown area of Elko, and this was a perfect location. An easy, nice neighborhood to walk in, and just a short walk from some of the older, grander casinos....More

Thank youngpeck
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 4 December 2017

It's exciting to read your excellent review of Thunderbird Motel Elko! We're happy you found our location to be ideal. Our housekeeping team will also be thrilled to be acknowledged for keeping your accommodations sparkling clean. Although your shower was a bit older, we're glad...More

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Amenities
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
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Price range
US$46 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$46 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Traveller (17)
Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (1)
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barbalaskatours
10 June 2016|
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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
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barbalaskatours
10 June 2016|
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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".
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"Second floor usually preferable in motels to avoid noise"
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"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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