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Cheney, Wa
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nice place. We were welcomed by an effusive and efficient young gal at the front desk, and she ultimately steered us to a great steak joint right behind them (pun intended). Rooms were very spacious, beds were comfortable, and the wifi worked great. Mitchell is a friendly town, and these nice folks were great representatives of the community. Right off...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving a few words about your stay on trip advisor! We have fantastic desk clerks and I'm glad ours helped you find a great meal to enjoy. Our location provides some great options within walking distance. I also appreciate you pointing out all the amenities our guests can expect to take advantage of during their time...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This motel was rated number 2 In Mitchell and I rate it at the bottom of the heap. I tried making a reservation online but discovered the hotel was full according to the website. I called the Thunderbird and they said they had 2 rooms available. The pictures on the Web are deceptive. > emailed the hotel asking that they...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for leaving some thoughts on trip advisor. I'm trying to fully understand your experience, and the fact that you looked us up online, then called us and then finally emailed us to reserve a room makes this a puzzling one. I'll just state the facts and let the overwhelming majority of reviews online tell the story. All 48...

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Will not stay again. Was a bit cheaper than other hotels in area but the room stunk with a musty smell, the a/c was loud all night and when we turned it off, it got way too hot. Could hear traffic from our room without a/c going. The beds were horrible (springs in the back), slept off and on and...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a review here on trip advisor, Stacy. I'm terribly sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us. It sounds like your night got off to a rough start and didn't get any better. As most of our reviews show, your stay isn't the "norm" for my property and I want you to know I value your feedback...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight on the way back from the Sturgis rally. The staff was extremely friendly, the room was clean and comfortable, and a great value. It was very close to a lot of restaurants within walking distance, and we enjoyed our brief time in Mitchell. The only downside was a very limited continental breakfast.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving a review on trip advisor! We have an abundance of friendly faces here and I'm glad you found some during your stay here. I appreciate you pointing out our great value and that the room was both clean and comfortable. If you're ever back out for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally we'd love to host you...

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Overall a clean and comfortable place. Really appreciate the small refrigerator in the room too. Also took advantage of the included breakfast which is always a nice perk. They are biker friendly and provide blocks of wood for your kickstand and towels to wipe down your bike. This is our 3rd time here and would definitely recommend it. Nice front...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to leave a review on trip advisor! We love when the Sturgis Rally nears because it's always so much fun to chat with the bikers and, of course, take a gander at all of the wonderful machinery in the lot! I'm so thankful to have earned your repeat business and look forward to seeing you...

Fergus Falls, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our Family was on our way to Mt. Rushmore from MN. If your passing through Mitchell you have to stop and check out the Corn Palace. That is just what we did. Since were were not going to stay long I figured we would not need to spend a lot on a hotel room for 1 night. I was looking...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review on trip advisor! As the owner of an independent, non-chain property I really appreciate your words here. We have a wonderful staff that work extremely hard to make sure each guest experiences a clean, comfortable stay with us. Thanks, again, and I'm pleased know we'd see you again if you're ever back in the...

Bedford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We go through Mitchell, SD about this time every year. The Thunderbird Lodge has competitive prices, has been remodeled a bit and is certainly very conveniently located. The staff is attentive and helpful. Breakfast is a bit sketchy, but we don't choose a motel for its breakfast food! We will certainly return next year.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review on trip advisor! I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced great customer service during your time here. Our staff does an excellent job and we'll continue to work hard to ensure that service continues!

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Very Clean, easy check in, very friendly at front desk. Older motel but good for a night stay. Not a big breakfast choice but good enough. Been recently updated. Easy location next to Interstate and easy on and off

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you, Jean, for being a quick review here on trip advisor! We have a super housekeeping staff and I'm glad you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are fortunate, as well, to have a location that allows our guests to park here and walk to whatever you might need! Thanks, again, and we'd love to see you the...

Near Topeka
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Overnight stop. Clean place but lacked pool and jacuzzi looked green. Front desk was kind and efficient. I would recommend a room with an interior corridor door located on north side of establishment that looks toward McDonalds- much quieter. The room was clean and well kept. They had updated the rooms so don't let the exterior deter you. A little...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking a moment to leave a review on trip advisor! Our front desk staff is exceptional and I'm thrilled to read that your stay was a positive one. Thanks for your business and please keep us in mind the next time you're through South Dakota!

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The room size was perfect for us and our 3 teenagers, we like having our own private room. The place was clean and the staff was friendly. We would definitely stay there again. One of the best places we stayed on our 10 day trip.

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for your review here on trip advisor! it sounds like you were in one of our family rooms, and I'm glad that it fit your needs as a larger family! Thanks so much for staying with us and we'd love to host you again if you're ever back in Mitchell!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunderbird Lodge is a locally owned and independently operated motel. We are dedicated to hospitality and service at an incredible value. We feature an expanded continental breakfast, on-site Liquor Store, hot tub and sauna, and clean, comfortable rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

Address: 1601 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD 57301-4788
Region: United States > South Dakota > Mitchell
Price Range: $81 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“I think that there's a newer section on the 1st floor to the right of the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles etp3, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor. The second level you walk up outside stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles VickiL213, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you don't smoke or have pets, stay in the rooms with interior corridors. No one will be above you.”
 of 5 bubbles Gypsy377, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Family room for 5 women was awesome, better than a cot!”
 of 5 bubbles Trudypop, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“great b'fast but room small”
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