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Thunderbird Motel

1415 S 5th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201
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Ranked #8 of 14 hotels in Pocatello
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eureka, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family was returning home from a very long trip and we got to Pocatello very late at night. Stopped at the Thunderbird and within minutes we were in a very reasonable, very clean and quiet room. We departed early the next morning, and about 500 miles down the road I discoverd I had lost an expensive gold and diamond... More

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Recently stayed a week at this motel while visiting family. The owners made us feel like family during our stay. We travel a lot & always try to stay local (anyone one can at a chain motel & miss the local feel). Thunderbird is close to everything & across the street from ISU, so the location in ideal. The rooms... More

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Regina, SK, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We felt real welcome at this motel. We wanted a place where you didn't have to climb stairs or use an elevator, but that looked clean, and the Thunderbird fit the bill. The lady in registration was very nice and the room, which had certainly seen better days, was clean and looked after. We just pulled up to the door,... More

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Missoula, Montana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

First, let me say, the lady behind the counter was a joy! She was delightful and made us feel welcome! We were looking for somewhere that was "cheap" in price but cozy and safe. This was an extremely easy place to find. Once we got our room, we were pleasantly surprised. The room was very clean and smelled great! There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Stayed here during a recent cross country motorcycle ride. The room was neat and clean, the location was within walking distance of Elmers restaurant, and the price very affordable. I highly recommend staying here if you don't need all the frills and just want nice clean room at a reasonable rate.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The very basics of a modern hotel - This place is fine for a few guys on a road trip but would not stay here with my family. Just your avearge 1950s hotel located right next to a University and nothing else really around. Got in late at night and the room clerk did not have an idea of anything... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We arrived in Pocatello on our way to Yellowstone and stayed here for a night. The room is basic with no fridge or microwave. For ice, you need to request it from the reception table at the lobby (this is our 1st experience on getting ice this way). The beds and pillows are OK. The HVAC does not have a... More

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Ridgefield
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This Motel is run by a husband and wife team.I used Tripadvisor reviews to make selection. If you want a big qlitzy motel this is not the place for you. I found it to be clean,quite and safe. Room was not fancy but met my expectations. You cannot be the rates,they are wonderful. As I stated this is not a... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here because the tripadvisor reviews were pretty good. We had our dog with us, though, and the room they put us in, 205 I think, was dark, dank, and stinky. The room next door to us was a smoking room, and the smoke smell was quite strong in our room, even though ours was nonsmoking. The bed was... More

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Laurie P, Owner at Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

I am sorry the room you were in was not to your liking. If a guest is not happy with a room, we will gladly move them, if possible. More

Youngsville, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I made a reservation after reading the reviews on tripadvisor indicating a good value for the money.I arrived after dark,so couldn't see much,and was given a room way in the back off an alley.From reading the reviews,I have to assume my room was in the un-remodeled area,as it was very old,and rundown.It appeared that some rooms had people in them,but... More

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Address: 1415 S 5th Ave., Pocatello, ID 83201
Location: United States > Idaho > Pocatello
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