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BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel

900 South Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Winter Garden, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Whiteville, NC
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Madison, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the six days we were there. No negative comments at all. Room, staff, breakfast, location, variety of restaurants not far from hotel, everything great. The area was quiet which made the stay more enjoyable.

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

Dear Sandra, Thank you for leaving us a wonderful review here on TripAdvisor. I am glad you had a nice stay with us and we hope you get to stay with us in the new year! More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently met up with friends in Cookeville and when looking for a place to stay and get together we found this motel. We were given adjoining rooms to make our visit easy, the beds and pillows were some of the most comfortable I have experienced in a hotel and the value was an added bonus. Friendly staff, clean rooms... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review here on TripAdvisor. It's good to hear you and your friends had a comfortable stay with us. We hope to see you again in the new year! More 

Nashville
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cleanliness of this hotel sets it apart from the rest in this area. Beds are comfortable. The bathroom is a nice size and there is a double sink vanity. Has everything you need at a very affordable price. Will be staying here again in the future.

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

Thank you for your wonderful review here on TripAdvisor. I am glad we were able to provide you with a good nights sleep. We hope you come back and see us soon! More 

Springville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel many times and I have never had a bad experience. The staff and hotel is excellent. The rooms are very clean the lobby was also clean and neat. The Breakfast the next morning was plentiful and ready. I would recommend this hotel to any one who needs a good quite comfortable stay if they... More 

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

Dear Jed, Thank you for your kind review here at TripAdvisor. We certainly try to provide a good experience for our guests and I am glad we were able to do that for you. We look forward to seeing you next time! More 

Hickory, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The staff at the Best Western Thunderbird Motel went out of their way to accommodate us. The motel was clean, and NO BED BUGS. The area is beautiful. There is a Mexican restaurant right next door, and the food is great.

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

Dear Linda, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review here on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear you had a great stay with us. Despite some claims to the contrary, we have never had bed bugs thankfully. We sure do our best to make sure the rooms are clean and pest free. We look... More 

United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

we were in town for family visit during thanksgiving weekend , parking wasnt the best as they share a space with a very popular restaurant , the am breakfast was very basic and internet was intermittent as well , on the bright side good value , very clean accommodations and overall for the money a good stay , we may... More 

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

Dear Michael, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. We have upgraded our wireless system so we have much better signal strength for all of our tablet and phone users. I do understand some people would like us to have some more hot options on our breakfast but unfortunately we just don't have... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Hotel is dated but clean and beds are awesome. Excellent restaurants are nearby. This is our third stay here and we have not been disappointed. Could not get the magnetic key to work but staff let us in and were very helpful.

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

Dear Douglass, Thank you for leaving us a review here on TripAdvisor. I am glad you have had some great stays with us. Brand new carpet is on the way and new mirrors are planned, so hopefully we will look a little less dated. We are also planning on getting new door locks since we do know our older ones... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Hotel was an older one but was very clean, up to date furnishings and the staff was great. The bed was comfortable as were the pillows. Hotel is close to numerous restaurants and the Interstate. I would recommend this hotel to others.

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

Dear Dale, Thank you so much for leaving us a great review here on TripAdvisor. I am happy that you had a great stay with us. Next time you stop by make sure to try some of our great local restaurants. 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): $
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
#4 Business Hotel in Cookeville

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