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BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel

3.0 of 5 900 South Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

during the ice storm me and my family searched and searched for near by hotels are motels cause our lights were off for over a week and we live in crossville tn the only one open is the BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel in cookeville tn we stayed in a king suit for $103 a night . i have to say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Motel had Wonderful Comfy beds and pillows. Right next door to GREAT Mexican Restaurant. Nice place to stay! Staff was excellent. Good Breakfast with lots of choices. Rooms were clean and nice - good stay over towel service.

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Plainfield, IL, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Due to loss of power from an ice storm, we needed to seek emergency accommodations for us and our chihuahua. The wonderful staff at the Best Western were friendly and very helpful. The accommodations were very nice!

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Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got in late at mnigjht and after searching several local motels we chose this one because it was nicer and at a comparable price. Room was clean and fresh looking. Very large sink counter. Heater was quiet and all lights and faucets worked well. Cannot say anything negative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay at the motel, the staff was friendly and helpful. if we are ever in that area again we will stay again. Thanks to all the staff for making our stay comfortable and enjoyable. There was a Mexican Restaurant which was very good and close so we didn't have to drive around town looking for a place to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very well kept motel and very clean. Their breakfast hasn't changed in years and is very very basic! There is a mexican restaurant within a few steps of the motel office and the motel and restaurant share a parking lot. There is a problem with parking at this motel! If you happen to go out for the... More 

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Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Dear Rick, Thank you for leaving us a review here on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to let others know what we are doing right and maybe some areas we could improve. While we do have a fairly typical continental breakfast, we do try and put out a variety of items. We are looking into some new items... More 

Hayward, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When my father passed away, my husband and I had to make flight and hotel reservations quickly. When my husband asked me where I wanted to stay in Cookeville,the answer was easy--the Best Western. They were so nice to us when we spent six weeks there this past summer. Our room was just as clean as we remembered and the... More 

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Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thank you so much for leaving us a review! I thought I recognized the name but I guess I never saw you during your last stay. I am sorry to hear that you had to revisit us for a funeral. Please give me a call next time you need to stay with us and I will make sure... More 

Greeneville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

For a comfortable bed, clean room, at an economical price, close to many eating establishments, Walmart, gas stations and not far from the freeway, you can't beat this Best Western. Love the dual sinks out- side of the bathroom and the many choices of family friendly television channels.

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Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. We sure do have a lot of restaurants close by, many of them brand names but we also have several really good local places as well. Hopefully next time you stop by you can try out some of them. More 

Winter Garden, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The hotel staff was very helpful, understanding and dedicated. The hotel is clean and comfortable. The breakfast is a nice selection. The coffee isn't the best, but isn't that bad. The hotel overall is a very good value.

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Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Dear Janine, Thank you for leaving us a review here on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear our staff was able to make your stay a memorable one. We do try to be as helpful and understanding as we can. We hope you stop by and see us again! More 

Whiteville, NC
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

An older hotel without interior halls. Not usually my first choice but for thos.hotrl I am glad I made the exception. Rooms were large with double sinks and a tiled tub shower. Very clean. Check in was quick as was check out. Breakfast was average. However at the price we paid everything was outstanding.

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Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a review here on TripAdvisor! I am glad you had a good stay with us. Being an older property we do have to put a little extra work into keeping everything up and I am happy to hear we were able to give you a pleasant surprise. We hope you stay with us again soon! More 

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Address: 900 South Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Cookeville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Best Western Thunderbird Hotel Cookeville
Best Western Cookeville
Cookeville Best Western
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Cookeville
#3 Family Hotel in Cookeville
#5 Business Hotel in Cookeville

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