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Thunderbird Motor Inn

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5849 York Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L3S3 , Canada
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  • 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
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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76 reviews 76 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We rolled in at 11:30 at night and the people were as friendly as if it was 11:30 am. The rooms were beautifully remodeled and the beads were heavenly to sleep on. This was one of the best priced, modern and comfortable rooms we stayed at on our whole trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Martin and Maureen always make us feel at home. It's like visiting friends at the Thunderbird. They have made many improvements to the rooms and are by far the best value on the Island. Rooms Include free international phone calls. We also eat at the attached restaurant frequently and have had many family gatherings there with everyone leaving full and... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night based on positive reviews on tripadvisor and were not disappointed. Spotless room, very friendly and helpful owners and very good value for money. Would definitely recommend.

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Jarrow, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the normal type of hotel we stay in but decided to give it a try based on the previous reviews. We were not disappointed, it was clean and comfortable, the owners were very friendly and informative about where we could go and what we could do during our stay. We were on the first floor and sat... More 

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Lower Mainland B.C. Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at this Motel for many years now as I pass through Duncan. It is clean, comfortable and close to the center of town. The current owners have done a great job of keeping the units clean, in good condition and well maintained. The beds are comfortable, the room was quiet and well decorated. Rooms all have flat screen... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Thunderbird Motor Inn last week when I bicycled up Vancouver Island. The couple who run the place, Martin and Maureen, are the two sweetest people you will ever meet. They genuinely care about their guests and are incredibly attentive and hospitable. Not only are the people nice, the rooms are excellent and very affordable. If you are... More 

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Penticton
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

From the moment you enter the office you know you are going to be looked after.Maureen was just wonderful so helpful all places should have someone like her.Told us about points of interests,about restaurants. the place is not five star but for your money it is a great place to stay. Very clean, would stay again.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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73 reviews 73 reviews
60 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I cannot really agree with all the very positive reviews here, even though we had a good nights sleep in a comfortable bed. OK, but not more than that, and not very good value for money. There is a nice diner next door, serving both breakfast and dinner, with a very extensive menue.

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Thunderbird M, Owner at Thunderbird Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We were pleased that you enjoyed our excellent diner and had a good night's sleep. The vast majority of our guests tell us us they find our rooms exceptionally clean, comfortable, and very affordable. You will always receive a better rate by reserving directly with our property; booking agents charge a commission when you... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We chose the Thunderbird because we were looking for budget (but not scary) lodgings, and it was in our travel guides. We called and got the rate, which was very acceptable, and headed over. We knew that we'd made a good decision as soon as we met our hosts, who couldn't have been lovelier and more helpful. They told us... More 

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Vancouver
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

All you have to do is meet Maureen & Martin at the front desk and you will know this will be a very nice experience. I will be honest, I normally try to avoid non-chain accommodations and motels are not my usual pick as those of you who follow my reviews will know, however due to a project budget proposal... More 

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