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Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   15249 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ
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Ranked #4 of 15 hotels in Glendale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014
KandiceKartchner Tucson, Arizona
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We ran across Thunderbird Exec. Inn by pure chance a few years ago, when the hotel we used to stay in was not available. We have NEVER looked back since, and stay here every time we fly out of Sky Harbor airport, have a business training, or are visiting friends in Phoenix area. It can be a little confusing to... More

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

We are very thankful for the opportunity to showcase the Thunderbird Executive Inn to all of our guests and are thrilled that you enjoy your time while staying with us. Providing a well maintained, clean, and comfortable room with the added amenities of a pool, YMCA fitness center, Wi-Fi and complimentary snacks and drinks in our guest lounge (to name... More

kaiserslautern, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Wonderful alternative to the average hotel/motel. The campus is quiet and beautifully landscaped and the rooms are modern and nicely furnished. Breakfast foods and snacks are always available, with a serene patio for eating outside. If you like Vietnamese food, visit Pho Avina, a short drive away.

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Thunderbird Executive Inn during your recent visit to Glendale/Phoenix, AZ. Our location on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, offers a quiet, relaxing atmosphere for both leisure and business travelers. The beautiful resort like grounds and added amenities of the complimentary guest lounge, and outdoor swimming pool, offer an ideal place to... More

Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The Thunderbird Executive Inn is on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. I came across this as a student while attending the school. As an alumnus it it a great place to stay when returning to Phoenix/Glendale. This property is open to the public and should be a strong consideration if you are in the area for... More

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn. As an alumnus of the school, we're thrilled that you have also had the opportunity to experience the Inn and the amenities we offer, like our 24 hour complimentary snack and beverages in our guest lounge, as well as, complimentary Wi-FI and parking. We understand that finding a hotel... More

Walla Walla, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

After an afternoon of watching Spring Training Baseball, it was so nice to be able to unwind at this beautiful Inn. It was not the easiest place to find the 1st time, but it didn't help that we were coming in after dark, and in the pouring rain - ended up coming in from the back street and wound thru... More

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Thunderbird Executive Inn for your Spring Training hotel this year! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the peace and quiet that our location on the Thunderbird School of Global Management offers. Finding the right hotel that offers a clean and comfortable guest room, with the added amenities and comforts of home is invaluable. The snacks... More

Ventura, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a nice change from the traditional hotel, being on a school campus. It is quiet with well-maintained grounds, and the room is clean and comfortable. Staff was super friendly and helpful. The location is convenient to major roads. Apparently there is a pub with food on campus but I did not go there, but that would be a... More

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Thunderbird Executive Inn for your recent visit to Glendale/Phoenix. We take pride in providing exceptional customer service, while ensuring a restful nights sleep in your clean and comfortable guestroom. Our resort-like hotel, located on the campus of Thunderbird School of Global Management, is quiet and peaceful. The campus amenities, including a newly renovated outdoor... More

Camarillo, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

If you are in the Glendale area, this is a meticulously maintained facility. Warm welcome, professional staffing throughout the hotel. The snack bar was the most expansive I have ever encountered. We will go out of our way to return.

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Thunderbird Executive Inn for your recent stay in Glendale, AZ. Providing a clean and comfortable guestroom with all the comforts of home is our primary goal. Access to our complimentary lounge loaded with snacks and beverages is an added value and we're glad to hear that you enjoyed the variety. We're thrilled that you found... More

Alta Loma, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This Inn is a gem surrounded by a college rich in history. I happened to book our room here because it was close to a hospice facility that my aunt was in, and the price was so reasonable. I was happily surprised and impressed with the comfort level, first rate customer service, amazing price, and beautiful grounds. I would definitely... More

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Thunderbird Executive Inn for your recent stay in Glendale/Phoenix. We know that finding a hotel that offers the right amount of both comfort and services, makes all the difference in the world. We take pride in providing a clean and comfortable guest room and ensuring best in class customer service with every guest, every interaction,... More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have family in the area and always stay here when I come to visit. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly. The campus is expansive and beautiful, wonderful to stroll. It is modern and well-maintained with a feel of history. The rooms are well off the road, so very quiet. I feel safe here.

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at the Thunderbird Executive Inn. We appreciate your loyalty and for choosing Thunderbird when visiting your family in the area. Knowing that you have a place to call home when your away is important to us. Providing a comfortable and clean room with safety in mind, is our... More

Seattle WA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed here for five days during spring training. The grounds are nicely landscaped and although the hotel rooms were fully booked, things were very quiet and peaceful. In the spring there are birds with songs that are unique to the desert, so we enjoyed morning walks accompanied by song! The room is not large but is pleasantly appointed. The... More

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Thank you for staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn during your recent trip to Glendale for Spring Training. Our location on the Thunderbird School of Global Management campus offers a resort-like atmosphere with quiet walking paths (including many singing birds) and rich history dating back to WWII. With Spring training in full swing in March, and the hotel... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Comfortable, clean and quiet. The grounds are a great place for a stroll. The breakfast room has lots of great snacks to fortify your walk. Our GPS tried to guide us to a destination across the street, but we could see the Thunderbird sign, so ignored the lady in the box! We arrived without a reservation, but were made very... More

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Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Thunderbird Executive Inn for your recent stay in Phoenix. We know you have a choice in hotels and appreciate that we had the opportunity to show you what we have to offer, including a "comfortable, clean and quiet" hotel. Our location, on the campus of Thunderbird School of Global Management with well maintained resort-like... More

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Address: 15249 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ
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Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Glendale
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center 2.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Glendale #3 Business Hotel in Glendale #5 Family Hotel in Glendale
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Thunderbird Executive Inn is located in Glendale, Arizona; on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. This Hidden Gem will surprise and delight you with its upscale guest rooms, 24 hr complimentary snack lounge, and unique diversions such as the Thunderbird Pub; located in an historic military airfield control tower.With proximity to Arizona’s Spring Training baseball and the University of Phoenix Stadium, the Thunderbird Executive Inn is the perfect hotel for leisure travelers. ... more   less 
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