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Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

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15249 North 59th Avenue, 1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306
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Lexington
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83 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

“Near by - you should find the Thunderbird Exec Inn within 30 minutes, but it's worth it!!!” The price, room and amenities - free snacks - chips, almonds, fruit, trail mix, coffee, 10 brands of soda, juice, and water - all free. Impossible to find using GPS. I passed by three times. While checking in, I inquired with the next... More 

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Saskatchewan
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50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't believe this location is not packed with visitors, but I guess it's better for us. It is a motel type , campus atmosphere, with beautiful surroundings, super clean rooms, friendly staff, rates under $80 !!!!!!!!! Rooms have small fridge, tv, all non smoking but if you wish to smoke, just walk outside your door and talk a walk around... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were extremely pleased with our stay at the Thunderbird Executive Inn. We were in town for the college football national championship game, and were surprised to find such an affordable hotel so close to the University of Phoenix stadium. Many of the other local hotels were capitalizing on the visitors in town for the game and... More 

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Southern California
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a quiet corner of the Valley of the Sun and offers clean, affordable and quiet accommodations. The room was good size and the bed was very comfortable. The grounds are well kept and were very peaceful for evening walks. The hotel offers a modest breakfast, 24-hour snacks and soft drinks in a hospitality room above... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised with this hotel, on a college campus. The room was clean, comfy and quiet. The bed was excellent. The ground were immaculate and peaceful. The upper room with breakfast and snacks was a welcome treat! Will definitely be back!!!

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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! We're thrilled that you enjoyed it and will be back! We believe finding a hotel that provides a clean and comfortable hotel room, with a peaceful and friendly environment is very important, and based on your feedback, we did just that! Thank you for being our guest! More 

Little Rock, AR
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled here for the NCAA National Championship game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The hotel is on a campus that was formerly used as an Air Force training center. The staff were very friendly, and the rooms were much better than what you would expect for the price. The 24 hour complimentary snack room was a nice... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your visit to the Glendale, and the University of Phoenix Stadium. We're convenient and close to the stadium, only 10 miles, and an approximate 15 minutes drive. The complimentary snack lounge is great for that late night snack, or for that early morning cup of coffee. We're glad you enjoyed your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place, an Air Force training center that was converted into a management training center. The campus has been updated but still has the feel of it's history. Good choice for a quiet business retreat and to be away from the activity of the big city.

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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 on your recent stay. Our location on the Thunderbird School of Global Management campus is an ideal, quiet location to host a meeting, retreat or conference, free of distractions. Thank you for staying with us, we hope to see you again soon! More 

San Francisco
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We think this Executive Inn is an excellent value. John was a good receptionist. Loved getting top national newspapers and snacks and drinks gratis. Thunderbird trained pilots for WWII and now the school is training international businessmen. We enjoyed our walk around the campus, sorry the school was out for the holiday. Our room furnishings were crisp and up to... More 

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Thank KEB94133
Patti D, General Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful, kind words and for taking the time to send a review! We're proud to read your comments about all aspects of your stay, and especially about your interactions with John. We agree, he really is a great receptionist! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in the area! Thank you! More 

Henderson, Nevada
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66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center after the Christmas holiday. I chose the location based on the reviews and price. It was better than I expected. The staff is very friendly. John, in particular, was very friendly and helpful at check-in with providing information on restaurants nearby. The rooms, while a little dated, were... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Thunderbird Executive Inn. We are proud to hear comments such as yours about our staff and in particular about John at the front desk. The people are what make the difference, and I'm glad you experienced that friendly, helpful service first hand. We look forward to seeing you again and again! More 

Cambridge, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Attention all OSU Buckeyes fans or those going to the National Championship game! This is an exceptional place to stay! It is close driving range for the stadium, but also has great accommodations & amenities. The rooms are clean, modern, and spacious. The 24hr snack room is wonderful & the staff is great.

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

Thank you for spreading the word about our exceptional hotel! We've enjoyed hosting many college football fans and love hearing about the teams you follow! We look forward to seeing you again whether you are here for a game or otherwise! More 

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