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We decided to skip the newer more expensive chain hotels off the Interstate and look for a downtown motel. Thunderbird was a nice find. Large room with amenities (complementary toiletries, in-house coffeemaker), friendly staff, good breakfast.More
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 2 days ago
All of us at Thunderbird Motel Elko appreciated the chance to host you during your recent trip to the area. We strive to go the extra mile for our guests each day, offering friendly service, helpful amenities, and delicious breakfast choices. We thank...More
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
Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 10 October 2017
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
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
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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
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
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Response from FrontDesk_GM, General Manager at Thunderbird MotelResponded 27 July 2017
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
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
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
US$55 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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 or two folding tables. . . I only took a quick look before going to the Stockman's Hotel-Casino for breakfast.
Yes, there is an outdoor pool. I was there in early May, prior to the pool opening, so it was pretty dirty. Prior to the current owners, the pool was covered in the off season. No longer. Things are getting pretty run down around the pool.