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Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1601 S Burr Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Mitchell
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Clancy, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed here multiple times and the Thunderbird Lodge is an outstanding value. The motel is a vintage property but well maintained. Staff is always friendly and helpful. It does lack some of the amenities of the newer chain motels, but for definitely recommended for basic overnight stop.

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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Check in was simple and easy. Room was on second floor and had to access by walking up outside stairs. Even though along the Interstate room was quite. Beds could use an update and the continental breakfast was nothing to write home about. Motel could use and update. For a one night stay it was ok.

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Waseca, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An old, tourist-trap hotel. First, the good: located right off I-90, easy check-in, had a fridge & mic, and the shower was OK. Now, the bad: very small room, no parking where I was (at the Burr ave. end), stained carpets, NOISY AC, bad bed (uncomfortable and very low to the ground), workspace consisted of a tiny pedestal table, barking... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of Thunderbird Lodge. We don't often get complaints from guests, but when we do I take them very seriously. From your general description of the room you say you were in I have a fairly good idea of where you were at. So, I can be sure I'd love a phone call to go through specifics... More

Sussex, Wisconsin
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in late at night and left early in the morning. This place wasn't spotless and the bedding was a bit old, but you can get a good night's sleep. I recommend this place for everyone that can accept not being treated like a King or Queen. You can easily spend $25 to $50 more at other places in... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Gerry. There are things we are working on upgrading, such as the bedding, and I'm please you found value in what we have to offer. As a locally owned property, without the indoor water park, there is a price niche we feel that we fill nicely. I hope to see you next time you're passing through... More

Sugarcreek, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here because my regular hotel was booked. The outside is not that inviting but the reviews convinced me to try it. I'm glad I did. The staff is attentive and personable. The price is right and the rooms are spacious and updated nicely with newer TV's and adequate wifi. This will be my new regular place to stay... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Nick, thank you so much for giving us a shot and for leaving your review. I'm so pleased that we've performed well enough to earn your future business! We'll continue to work hard and upgrade where we can so you continue to see value in staying with us! I appreciate your business, Nick! More

Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I will advise anyone to stay at the Thunderbird !!! excellent choice and was nice to see some Military folks of the beaten path some coming from Sturgis, rooms are clean and bed was comfortable... The owner was working when we showed up and have to say was great to work with !! even dropped the Government... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are proud to be military-friendly and are so thankful for your service to our country. If you're ever through Mitchell again I'd be honored to have you stay at Thunderbird Lodge. Have a great trip! More

Delavan, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean, the bed was comfortable. The pillows were too firm for my taste, just a personal choice. Nice flat screen TV. The water pressure was adequate. The breakfast room was too crowded at first to use - but it cleared out later. We didn't use the hot tub, but it was very small. The desk staff was... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review! A detailed one at that! We try to provide a great value along with top-notch customer service and I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and would recommend to others. Thanks, again, for staying with us and we hope to see you in the future! More

Centreville MD
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. A little dated and it is a traditional motel in that some rooms are exterior access (doors to the parking lot) but ours was interior (off the inside hallway). The room was clean, beds were comfortable and staff was super nice. We were able to get two queen size beds, great for our son who didn't want to... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We do offer a variety of bed types in our guest rooms and I'm pleased you were able to find one suitable for your family. Value is something we strive for while still doing our best to supply our guests with the necessities for a comfortable stay. Thanks, again, for the review! More

greenville ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would advise anyone that The thunderbird is an excellent choice! The rooms were clean the service is excellent. There is absolutely no reason to pay higher money to stay in one of the chain hotels in the area! My thanks to Matt who is the owner. Bill Hoisington

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review, Bill! We strive to provide the best value in town and it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure meeting you and your group and I hope to see you all again the next time you're through Mitchell! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 3 stayed here one night while passing through town and I was kind of wary by the looks of it. (My first choice when traveling is usually a larger, newer chain type of hotel.) Plus it was during Sturgis so there were a lot of bikers and the place was fully booked so I expected it to... More

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and for ignoring your initial instinct of only staying at chains and giving us a shot! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Customer service is always our priority and it sounds like you were greeted by Kassondra! She does a great job! Thanks, again, for staying and I hope to see you in... More

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Address: 1601 S Burr Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
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Location: United States > South Dakota > Mitchell
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Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell 2*
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Thunderbird Lodge is a locally owned and independently operated motel. We are dedicated to hospitality and service at an incredible value. We feature an expanded continental breakfast, on-site Liquor Store, hot tub and sauna, and clean, comfortable rooms. ... more   less 
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