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Thunderbird Beach Resort

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The pool area and location of hotel was good but that’s the only good part. There was a sewage smell around the hotel. The room looked like a remodel that wasn’t finished. There was stains on the bed and was just overall unclean. The mattresses were incredibly uncomfortable! It felt like you were laying straight on a boxspring. The bedding was nothing but sheets and a very thin very small top blanket. The top blanket did not even cover the whole bed. The cleaning staff was very unprofessional and disorganized. The pool side bartender was very rude to guest and the drinks he served were gross. There was no where near enough parking. Anytime we returned to the property we would have to wait till someone left to get a parking spot. Hotel had overnight security guard that was useless. People would run around screaming and playing music till 3am and security would do nothing. He was to busy sleeping in his chair. We checked out a day early because my whole family was miserable there. Worst vacation we have ever taken!

The Thunderbird is a somewhat updated but older hotel. Rooms have some upgrades as seen in the pictures but the bathroom is still older. Our shower head looked awful. Calcium on it and had to squat a little to get my hair wet. And I’m only 5’8” tall. Our door didn’t seal completely so there was about a 1/2” gap that let the heat seep through. It was 100 degrees when we were there. And the walls are thin. Could hear the entire conversation of our neighbors. On the beach, but it is a long walk to the shoreline. Overall a good hotel, nice pool and live music every night.

I had the most amazing stay at Thunderbird! Stress-free and very friendly atmosphere...will DEFINITELY stay again!👍🙂

Second stay at the Thunderbird Beach Resort. Very easy place right on the beach. Nice to have a kitchenette in the unit. Housekeeping staff work hard to vacuum up the sand everyday. The rooms are updated but the hotel is old and a bit quirky.

I have nothing bad to say about this property all around excellent .

Great older hotel that has been kept updated. No need for a car, walk everywhere!

The Beach was fantastic. Also the Italian Resturant

The property has been nicely renovated. Enjoyed my stay here.

Old Florida, in the best possible way. Friendly staff, great location, nice retro theme, reasonable rates. Rooms were clean and very nice. Somehow is able to be accommodate both families like mine and younger single folks. Great place.

The staff on site was very friendly and the convenience to the beach an pool was awesome.

Loved the location on the beach. Staff was very helpful and pleasant. Room was recently updated. Not a super luxury place but I would go back again. Really enjoyed our stay at the Thunderbird.

The out side bar and pool ant spa the restaurant was good

the long walk to the beach was the only thing that we had

I was pleasantly surprised by the Thunderbird Beach resort. We enjoyed being able to walk right onto the beach. Staff was warm when we checked in after midnight. The room was decorated in Florida beach kitsch but it was not too bad. Beds were comfortable but just had a sheet and a blanket and I was cold at night. The rooms were cleaned and vacuumed every day which was nice because you get sand everywhere. The kitchenette was well stocked with towels, dish soap, paper towels and dishes. We enjoyed the pool, the tiki bar and sitting out on the balcony area of our room. We had a suite unit close to the street and away from the waterfront and were woken up every morning around 7:00 by the garbage collectors. So ask for a room closer to the ocean if you like sleeping on vacation.

The property was nice and convenient. Too bad you can't segregate the smokers to one area.

Dirty carpet. Peeling shower. Old and shabby would be Ok. But dirty isn’t

10700 Gulf Blvd Treasure Island FL

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Thunderbird Beach Resort places you within a 5-minute walk of St. Petersburg Municipal Beach and Dolphin Marine Rentals. This 106-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service. Start each morning off right with cooked-to-order breakfast served for a fee.


Rooms

Guests can enjoy satellite TV and stay connected with free WiFi. Other standard amenities include a refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee maker.


Property features

Guests staying at Thunderbird Beach Resort enjoy an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests.

Room options

Suite, 2 Double Beds, Poolside (Ground Floor)

Full 2 | Sleeps 6

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Beach View (Gulf Front)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchenette, Beach View (Gulf Front)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchenette, Ground Floor

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Guest reviews for Thunderbird Beach Resort

Everyone (47) Couples (2) Family (16)
1
Family with small children

The pool area and location of hotel was good but that’s the only good part. There was a sewage smell around the hotel. The room looked like a remodel that wasn’t finished. There was stains on the bed and was just overall unclean. The mattresses were incredibly uncomfortable! It felt like you were laying straight on a boxspring. The bedding was nothing but sheets and a very thin very small top blanket. The top blanket did not even cover the whole bed. The cleaning staff was very unprofessional and disorganized. The pool side bartender was very rude to guest and the drinks he served were gross. There was no where near enough parking. Anytime we returned to the property we would have to wait till someone left to get a parking spot. Hotel had overnight security guard that was useless. People would run around screaming and playing music till 3am and security would do nothing. He was to busy sleeping in his chair. We checked out a day early because my whole family was miserable there. Worst vacation we have ever taken!

By on Jul 23, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Jul 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 18, 2019

Hello, Thank you so much for your perfect 5 out of 5 rating on your stay at the Thunderbird Beach Resort. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I hope that you choose to stay with us again on your next visit to Treasure Island, FL. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

4
Family with small children Families

The Thunderbird is a somewhat updated but older hotel. Rooms have some upgrades as seen in the pictures but the bathroom is still older. Our shower head looked awful. Calcium on it and had to squat a little to get my hair wet. And I’m only 5’8” tall. Our door didn’t seal completely so there was about a 1/2” gap that let the heat seep through. It was 100 degrees when we were there. And the walls are thin. Could hear the entire conversation of our neighbors. On the beach, but it is a long walk to the shoreline. Overall a good hotel, nice pool and live music every night.

By on Jun 29, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 30, 2019

Hello Kelsey, Thank you for your rating and valuable feedback. Our bathrooms and kitchens are older and we have plans to do updates to them gradually. I apologize for the shower head and the gap in your door. Did you report this to the front desk so that maintenance could repair or replace the shower head and door? I am sorry that you had some neighbors that you could hear. Typically that does not happen unless they were noisy neighbors. I am glad that you liked our pool and live music. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

5
Families Families

I had the most amazing stay at Thunderbird! Stress-free and very friendly atmosphere...will DEFINITELY stay again!👍🙂

By on Jun 20, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 21, 2019

Hello, Thank you so much for your perfect 5 out of 5 rating and your positive feedback. I am so glad that you enjoyed our atmosphere and had a stress free stay. We look forward to your next stay with us at the Thunderbird Beach Resort. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

5
Everyone

By on Jun 5, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 5, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your perfect 5 out of 5 rating on your stay with us! I am glad that you had a great experience and we hope that you stay with again soon. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

4
Families Families

Second stay at the Thunderbird Beach Resort. Very easy place right on the beach. Nice to have a kitchenette in the unit. Housekeeping staff work hard to vacuum up the sand everyday. The rooms are updated but the hotel is old and a bit quirky.

By on May 21, 2019

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your rating and detailed feedback! I am certainly happy that enjoyed your stay and our housekeeping staff. Maintaining the sand in the room is not easy near the beach as you can imagine but we try our best. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

5
Partner Couples

I have nothing bad to say about this property all around excellent .

By on May 20, 2019

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Hello Melissa, Thank you for your perfect 5 out of 5 rating on your stay with us at the Thunderbird. We hope that you stay with again on your next visit to Treasure Island. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

5
Family with small children

Great older hotel that has been kept updated. No need for a car, walk everywhere!

By on May 20, 2019

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your perfect 5 out of 5 rating on your stay with us at the Thunderbird! We are glad that you enjoyed our central location in Treasure Island. For guests that don't want to walk, remember to ask about the Free Beach Ride or the Island Hopper services at the Front Desk. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

4
Partner Couples

The Beach was fantastic. Also the Italian Resturant

By on May 18, 2019

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Hello, Thank you for your rating! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

5
Everyone

The property has been nicely renovated. Enjoyed my stay here.

By on Apr 26, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 26, 2019

Hello, Thank you so much for your perfect 5 out of 5 rating! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sincerely, James Jeffrey, Guest Services Thunderbird Beach Resort

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.