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Thunderbird Motel

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   190 W Pine Street, Bishop, CA 93514
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Ranked #20 of 21 Hotels in Bishop
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Muenster, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be careful!! We stayed here for one night because we were on our way from Las Vegas to San Francisco and this motel was the only accomodation with rooms available....not suprising: we were bitten by lots!! of bed bugs, whole body full of bites. This motel is disgusting, overpriced and dirty - stay away.

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California, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed in room 15 during Mule Days. The bedding had a mattress pad zipped around it, probably due to past bed bug complaints. Clearly when we pulled the covers back someone had vomited down the side of the bed with the color of the stains down the side. Plus a few chunks on the floor. The pillows were likely... More

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Reno, Nevada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We had to find a hotel last minute due to inclement weather while traveling on the road. At the time, the prices were very good compared to the prices this hotel offers now. The bed was small (For 2 people), and the shower was probably one of the smallest showers that I've been in. However we couldn't complain it served... More

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Riverside, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Lots of bed bugs, my buddy from work and myself got a room with two queen beds and both of us woke up with 30+ bites each, so both mattresses must have lots of them. Avoid this place - unless you work for pest control!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

I wish I had 4 more hands so I could give this place 6 thumbs up. Big clean room, quiet, awesome water heat & pressure. They are very friendly too. Great location, easy stroll to breakfast at Jack's (awesome waffles), great coffee @ Looney's, all the gear u could need at Mac's sporting goods then head to Whiskey Creek for... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

You book a room for 50 USD + Tax and when you arrive they charge additional 8.5 USD as a reservation fee. The room is a equiped with very old appliances and very noisy A/C. The only positive thing I can say is it was fairly clean. Breakfast not worthwhile mentioning!

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13 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We chose this motel because it was one of the cheapest in Bishop, CA so we didn't expect much. But it was just fine overall, the rooms were clean and came with A/C, small bathroom, TV and even a small fridge. The breakfast was "continental", which means coffee, cornflakes and milk plus these sweet, colorful rings you can add to... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We weren't planning to spend the night in Bishop so it was a huge relief to find the motel. They didn't require a two or three night stay over the holiday weekend and the price was very reasonable. They provide very basic accommodations with parking right in front. The first room we tried had been a smoking room and the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Passing through and was able to get a room at a good price. Good for a one night stay! Staff was good, seem to be a quiet area. Laundry mat close by. Parking light can get tight for a small vehicle. Older hotel but just right.

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Low prices. Clean. Slightly off US 395 for a little more peace and quiet.

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Address: 190 W Pine Street, Bishop, CA 93514
Location: United States > California > Bishop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Thunderbird Motel 1.5*
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