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Thunderbird Lodge

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2711 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92507
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Wofford Heights, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The shower did not work. No plug in the tub. Coffee pot with no basket. Who goes in a room and checks to see if the shower works? Well, I will from now on. I am in town for a mandatory conference for a Charitable Organization and the housing committee did a terrible job of putting people in rooms. That... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here based on Trip Advisor ratings and the choice was just fine. The staff were pleasant and helpful and the courtyard parking was very nice. The room was big, clean and the bed comfortable. The A/C was a bit noisy, but overall a better than average stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to have some quality alone time. We were charged $75 on a Sunday. We were told they only have smoking rooms which later found it to be a lie after observing. When we got to the room and opened the door, it was the most foul smelling stench of something that was burnt. DRUGS I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed at this property twice in one week. The property is well kept and staff is nice and courteous. Parking is enclosed and I consider it be safe. Brand New Cars parked in the parking lot. There are about 100+ Restaurants in about few square mile area. If you need good hotel around 3 star but at value price... More 

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1 Thank Iqbal K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this historic hotel. While the room seems to be clean and comfortable, it is located in a bad area of Riverside. Fortunately the parking area is in a well lit area in the center of the hotel; otherwise I would not recommend this hotel due to being unsafe.

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Las Vegas, Nv.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a return visit to THUNDERBIRD LODGE Riverside & I am sorry to report didn't have as good a time here as the last visit a few years ago. ALthough the rooms are pleasantly appointed I found the bedding(Cover Roll) soiled, bathroom sink faucet handled kept falling off & a lack of towels for a party of (4). Also,... More 

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We travel a lot. We honestly were concerned about this property before arriving. We trusted our gut, along with trusting the photos online. The only negative comment we can state is location. It's not the best but when you factor price you have to understand. From what we saw online the photos were exactly as shown, both inside and out.... More 

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1 Thank clyde M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We got locked out of our room after coming back from a concert. The owner would not let us back into our room because we did not have our ID on us (it was inside the room). He proceeded to call the cops on us to resolve the issue of us wanting back into our room. When the cops arrived,... More 

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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Good rates, friendly staff, clean and spacious room. The position is not the best in town, but you have to take your car anyway and there's no need to walk around (there are no attractions nearby). Would definitely go back to this hotel.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I got Room No. 110. Every minute there was air pressure or bathroom plumbing pressure was making 10-15 seconds. That was on going every minute. I could not sleep at all. When I noticed the noise at first I thought it was happening when other people were using bathrooms but it was an ongoing all night and day event every... More 

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