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Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

1601 S Burr Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Mitchell
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Rating summary
  • 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

This is by far the cleanest, cutest, well maintained motel I've ever stayed at! I'll be honest, I've stayed in some pretty sketchy motels in my days on last minute road trips and girls weekends. This one is by far, 100% the best. Both the rooms and the hot tub/sauna areas have been super clean every time I've stayed. The... More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review, and also for the kind words. My priorities have been, and always will be, cleanliness and customer service and I'm pleased that your standards were met in both of those areas during your stay. Thanks again, and we hope to see you at Thunderbird Lodge during your next... More

Selby, South Dakota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

stayed for one night on november 22. room was clean, with amenities you would expect at a motel with a $50 rate, BUT.... room had a mini-fridge and microwave, small flat-screen tv, shower had LOTS of pressure. motel had hot tub & sauna, both of which were HOT [some hotels keep temperatures down so patrons don't overheat - this annoys... More

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

Thank you so much for your detailed review! We like to think we offer the best value for lodging in Mitchell. As I've said before in these responses, my top priorities here at Thunderbird Lodge are customer service and cleanliness packaged together at a rate that travelers can afford. That particular day, we had two groups of High School students... More

Grove City, Ohio, United States
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We stopped here on our way back from a road trip and it was definitely a neat little find. The lodge still has actual keys like some of the older motels do and I thought it added to the charm factor. The king size bed was awesome. It was of average comfort, at least I thought so. Breakfast was doughnuts,... More

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

Thanks so much for your review! I appreciate the kind words and hope you'll stay with us the next time you're through on a road trip. I think the only thing you missed out on for this trip was the Hot Tub and Sauna! Thanks again! More

Chicago
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Were only at hotel one night but would definitely stay here again. As noted in earlier reviews, it is locally owned - owner greeted us and signed us in. Room was extremely clean and comfortable, water was really hot, shower pressure amazing, price exceptionally reasonable. Absolutely nothing negative to say. A delightful surprise.

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

Thank you so much for your review! I am pleased that our level of service met all your needs. Please stop and say hello next time you're through Mitchell! More

Suttons Bay, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed on a trip to Mitchell. We didn't have a reservation. Wanted to stay at a place that wasn't a chain. Very friendly staff & clean. We got a room on the second floor that was recently remodeled. Very clean, comfortable bed, excellent shower & great value. Was near the highway but it was quiet. Also used a coupon... More

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

I appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. As a locally owned and independent property we focus on cleanliness and customer service. I'm pleased you were able to experience the positives of both! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Mitchell! More

West Allis, Wi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

For the low price we payed for this hotel I was not expecting much, but boy was I surprised! The room was spacious and very clean. The room and bed were comfortable. It was close to the freeway but not very noisy. The free breakfast was really simple, about what you would expect from a small hotel. It was a... More

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

Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad the low price didn't scare you off! We do our absolute best to provide you with the most bang for your buck. Thanks again for your review and recommendation. More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We had no idea what we were getting into, but needed cheap. Hoping not to catch anything other than a few hours of sleep. OMG!! What an awesome room for the price! We checked in about 10:30pm on our way home. Couldn't drive any further safely. Staff was super friendly. She said they didn't have any single queen rooms left... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! I am thrilled that you enjoyed everything we have to offer. I'll make sure and pass on the compliment to our housekeeping staff as well. They do an excellent job and I'm lucky to have the staff I do! More

Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
52 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I've stayed here about a dozen times over the past ten years, and am always satisfied. Fairly-priced. Rooms are plain, but everything is clean and kept-up, with refrigerator and microwave. This is a family-owned motel, and they take pride in it and it shows. After being ripped off at a chain motel in Rapid City that had dirty carpets and... More

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and of course for your repeat business. I realize you have many options when coming to Mitchell and am honored that you continually choose us! Thank you, and we'll see you next time you're through! More

Minneapolis, MN
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stopped on our way our to the Black Hills over Labor Day weekend for one night. The rooms are definitely old and pretty dated. The carpet has seen better days. On the plus side, they have installed new flat panel tvs. THe first room we were assigned had a couple small bugs on the bathroom floor. I am not... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! All are appreciated. I'm glad our desk clerk on duty took the time to find you a room that was clean and comfortable. While South Dakota offers us so many positives one of the things we constantly deal with are the "critters" that our cooler Autumn nights bring. 28 of... More

Posen
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stopped here our first night on the way to Keystone. Did not have a reservation, but they had rooms. Very nice and quiet, older hotel, but quaint and very clean!! Friendly staff!! Easy on/off from I90. Just sorry we did not visit the Corn Palace!

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, Felicia! Being a smaller, independently owned property we rely heavily on walk-in traffic. Very glad you found us! I take great pride in cleanliness and customer service, and I'm happy that we met your standards on both accounts during your stay with us. Next time you're through Mitchell be sure to... More

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Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Mitchell
Address: 1601 S Burr Street, Mitchell, SD 57301
Location: United States > South Dakota > Mitchell
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Mitchell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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