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Thunderbird Motel

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Quiet and clean for an older place not bad especially for the buck

This was fine for a one night stay. Bed and pillows were good. Carpet could have been cleaner. Breakfast was okay.

A clean large room motel of great value. Close to casinoes in the downtown area.

very pleasant room. Had what we needed. We do not spend much time but to sleep and shower so great for this.

I was overall very satisfied with the hotel stay. For the quality of room and the breakfast, other motels in Elko charge much more. The only complaint I have is that they have discontinued accepting American Express credit cards.

Room was clean but smelled like smoke even though we asked for non smoking. Was fine for a one night quick stop. We were just driving through.

The staff is very friendly. Krishna is awesome especially with my last minute accommodations for extending a stay while in a moving transition. Thank you so much.

older hotel, the staff were attentive and were especially helpful finding local eateries pleasant to my palate. Smokefree room was indeed smokefree, and clean.

345 Idaho Street Elko NV

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Thunderbird Motel places you next to Western Folklife Center and within a mile (2 km) of Elko Area Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. This 50-room motel has free breakfast along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast, served each morning from 6 AM to 9 AM.


Rooms

Guests can enjoy a flat-screen TV and stay connected with free WiFi. The bathroom offers hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include a refrigerator, a coffee maker, and free long-distance calls. Housekeeping is available once per stay.


Property features

Renovated in 2018, Thunderbird Motel offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a seasonal outdoor pool. There's free parking if you drive. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests. Additional amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Pet Friendly)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Thunderbird Motel

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Business (1) Family (1)
5
Partner Couples Families

Quiet and clean for an older place not bad especially for the buck

By , from Carson on Mar 27, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 31, 2019

Thank you for your great feedback we would love to host you at the Thunderbird motel on your next trip.

3
Everyone

This was fine for a one night stay. Bed and pillows were good. Carpet could have been cleaner. Breakfast was okay.

By on Aug 12, 2018

Review comment responded on Aug 14, 2018

It was a pleasure hosting you during your recent trip. We're glad our comfortable beds afforded you a restful night sleep and that our breakfast menu suited your tastes. However, we're sorry for any concerns about the carpets and we'll pass your comments along to the appropriate staff members. The next time you're in the area, we hope to see you again.

4

value motel

Everyone

A clean large room motel of great value. Close to casinoes in the downtown area.

By , from traveler on Sep 4, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 6, 2017

Dear Karen, Thank you for sharing your positive feedback in regards to your experience at the Thunderbird Motel Elko. We are delighted to read that you found great value in the clean and comfortable accommodations that we are able to offer our guests. We will look into the possibility of updating our bathrooms in order to improve future guest stays. Please come back soon!

5

in town near everything-market, restaurants, gas.

Everyone

very pleasant room. Had what we needed. We do not spend much time but to sleep and shower so great for this.

By , from Reno, NV on May 31, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 2, 2017

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent five-star experience with us at the Thunderbird Motel Elko. Customer service is a priority for us, so we are happy that you found our staff friendly, as well as finding our accommodations comfortable. Our convenient location just off of Interstate 80 allows us to be a great place for anyone looking to fully experience our northern Nevada town. We would love for you to stay with us again the next time you are in Elko.

4

excellent value, good location.

BusinessTravelers

I was overall very satisfied with the hotel stay. For the quality of room and the breakfast, other motels in Elko charge much more. The only complaint I have is that they have discontinued accepting American Express credit cards.

By , from Salt Lake City on Apr 17, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 19, 2017

Dear Allan, It's a delight to hear that you were satisfied with your stay with us at Thunderbird Motel Elko. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by our change in billing practices, although we are glad that it was the only downside of your experience. We are thrilled that you found our quality, value, and location suitable for your needs. It would be a pleasure to host you again!

3

nice quick stop

Everyone

Room was clean but smelled like smoke even though we asked for non smoking. Was fine for a one night quick stop. We were just driving through.

By on Mar 31, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 13, 2017

Thank you for choosing Thunderbird Motel during your recent travels through the area. Our location near the highway makes us a convenient place for a stopover for many travelers and we are glad you appreciated this. Though you had a nice stay, we wish it could have been made better by having an odorless room. We do our best to accommodate all guest requests and we are sorry to hear that a previous guest may have smoked in your room. Should your drive bring you back through here, we would consider it a privilege to welcome you back. Thanks for sharing your review and we wish you the best!

5

friendly and accommodating.

Everyone

The staff is very friendly. Krishna is awesome especially with my last minute accommodations for extending a stay while in a moving transition. Thank you so much.

By , from Elko, NV on Dec 22, 2016

4

pleasant spot in elko

Everyone

older hotel, the staff were attentive and were especially helpful finding local eateries pleasant to my palate. Smokefree room was indeed smokefree, and clean.

By on Oct 26, 2016