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Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1601 S Burr Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW 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 1 week 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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

St Paul, MN
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121 reviews 121 reviews
72 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped here, spent one night while traveling to the Sturgis Rally, There were plenty of other motorcyclist there also, Was greeted at the front desk by a young man, and when asked where a good place to get a beer and a steak, he said there was a new place behind the motel. The motel is showing it's age,... More

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

Thank you so much for your review! As long as there are travelers like you we will stick around! Undeniably, there are things beyond our control but rest assured we'll continue making the updates that keep us competitive with those other chains while still staying affordable for the everyday traveler. Thanks, again, and we hope to see you on your... More

wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the separated building that faces the highway/interstate. Room was loud, smelled of stale smoke and every time the AC kicked on, the smell got stronger. The room was large and looked fairly clean. Beds were not very comfortable. Continental breakfast was a few donuts, some bagels or cold cereal. It was handy that McDonald's was right next... More

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

Thank you very much for leaving a review! I'm sorry to hear you experienced a "smoky smell" during your stay. I am a non-smoker myself, and even the slightest hint of smoke can lead to an unpleasant experience. Based on your description of the area you stayed, there are a couple of smoking rooms that adjoin on one side to... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned to stay at the Super8 in Sioux Falls by the airport, but one look and we drove on to Mitchell, SD. Found this gem right off the interstate! Very reasonable, comfortable and clean rooms, very friendly staff, too. This was night 3 on our 22 state summer trip and this is one of the few places we... More

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

Thank you so much for the review! You've really nailed it here. Friendliness (Customer Service) and cleanliness are our calling cards! We're very happy you made the trip to Mitchell and would love to see you next time you're through our great state! More

Morenci, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great price! The room was simple and comfortable for the one night we stayed! The owner was friendly and very helpful. There is a restaurant within walking distance,and other that are a short drive. Close to the corn palace.

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

You nailed it, Sue! Thank you very much for leaving your kind review and we look forward to seeing you next time you're through Mitchell! More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great room, comfy bed. Close to highway with a restaurant right next to it. Affordable pricing for the value of service. Friendly workers at the motel. Planning to stay on my next trip. Also close to attractions.

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! I will let our desk staff know that you appreciated the service during your stay and we would love to see you again on your next stop through Mitchell! 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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#4 Business Hotel in Mitchell
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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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