We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thunderbird Motor Inn

Certificate of Excellence
5849 York Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L3S3 , Canada
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Cancelon to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Thunderbird Motor Inn
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

126 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    74
    37
    10
    4
    1
See reviews for
33
29
18
14
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (21)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (126)
  • Mar-May only
    (20)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (63)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (25)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (18)
All months
Chilliwack, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for Sunfest 2015 and I cannot even begin to tell you how amazing the owners, Martin and Maureen, were. Maureen greeted us with a friendly check in and out and lots of information about the area. On two evenings Martin saw us walking to catch the shuttle and offered us a ride and when we offered to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Delta, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are grateful for our pleasant overnight visit at the Thunderbird Inn. It was good value - clean, pretty, convenient and not overly expensive. The staff were excellent (helpful and friendly) and a restaurant on the property serves good meals.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ancaster, Canada
Level Contributor
107 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booking and Check in experience was very nice. Rooms are generally clean but bare necessities. My room had a mildewy smell and it turned out the toilet seemed to leak so there was a constant puddle of water in the bathroom around the toilet. Bed was king size and comfortable. I tried to tell the staff when I checked out... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
victoria
Level Contributor
20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time staying at this here. The rooms bare bones and functional. For $90 a night it is a decent place to stay. As the staff will mention the WIFI can be spotty in some areas because of the concrete construction. The restaurant at the hotel is very good. Our only complaint was a long blonde strand... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Victoria
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for the Sunfest weekend and were very impressed with the place. While not fancy it is very clean and well kept, friendly accommodating staff and nice touches such as tables and chairs outside each room and beautiful flower baskets. The adjoining restaurant was good as well.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Molokai, Hawaii
Level Contributor
222 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a sort-of American-vintage motor inn like something you'd have found along Route 66 in the late 1960s. But don't be fooled: It's a really good place. It's a bit of a hike to downtown Duncan (10-minute walk), but that's really the only downside. The management is friendly and helpful, the rooms clean and well-appointed. And there is fast... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Wa
Level Contributor
41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pro’s: • Recent renovation, very spacious and well-appointed room • Bed was not overly firm or overly soft • Very good shower pressure • Microwave/Fridge/Coffee Maker • WIFI service was provided, and reliable • Easy to find (located right off the highway) • Lots of restaurants nearby Con’s: • None Value Based on Price/Accommodations/Intangibles: Great Would I recommend this motel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very friendly owners, lovely big rooms, comfy beds, quiet. Excellent diner next door for breakfast and $50 a night cheaper than Super 8. Close to town, ticks all the boxes. The kitchenette in the room is very useful too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edmonton, Canada
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great place to stay recently renovated and clean quiet rooms. The rooms were newly painted with new carpets and lino. The owners Maureen and Martin are very nice and accommodating the place was busy and was sold out just after we registered. They went out of their way to make sure we were happy and comfortable. Their prices were fantastic... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Salt Spring Island, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Highly recommended by friends and highly recommended by me. Friendly and courteous staff. Great location for all Duncan services. Clean and spacious room. Great price. Loved the air conditioned room. Next time I go to Duncan, I will definitely stay there again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Duncan
1.7 mi away
BEST WESTERN Cowichan Valley Inn
9.2 mi away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Chemainus Inn
28.6 mi away
Coast Bastion Hotel
Coast Bastion Hotel
#1 of 19 in Nanaimo
4.5 of 5 stars 684 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 mi away
Falcon Nest Motel
Falcon Nest Motel
#3 of 5 in Duncan
4.5 of 5 stars 20 reviews
1.2 mi away
Super 8 Duncan
Super 8 Duncan
#4 of 5 in Duncan
3.0 of 5 stars 121 reviews
4.7 mi away
Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay