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BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is older but was clean and comfortable and served our purpose. Great beds and pillows! Our room was quiet. The location was great. There were many restaurant choices near by. The sofa bed in our two room suite was broken but they offered a roll away.

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Baudour, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling from Memphis to Richmond, Cookeville was a perfect place for us to overnight. Room was great; clean, bed comfortable, everything worked. Breakfast sufficient. An overall great value for the price.

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Lockesburg, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired and looking for a place to stop. Very very nice. Food, gas all close and room was relaxing and it was exactly what we needed. We left rested and ready to be back on the freeway safely for the remainder of our trip.

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Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an inexpensive, comfortable stay with courteous staff, this is the motel you're looking for. I have stayed in many hotels, and this stay was probably the best value. The decor is a little outdated, so if that is going to affect the quality of your stay, then this might not be your hotel, but the... More 

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Excelsior Springs, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our way to a time share condo in Myrtle Beach, SC. I wish I could have taken the beds from the hotel with me. They were the most comfortable beds I have ever stayed in at any hotel/condo. Friends of mine prefer Hilton type hotel chains but I have always had great service with Best Western... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I spent a weekend camping in Rock Island and were supposed to leave on a Sunday afternoon. He had to drive five hours east to South Carolina and I had to drive to Nashville and we were both too exhausted after a day of hiking so we decided to stay in Cookeville for the night. With several... More 

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Tullahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was very helpful in providing us a power source for our food trailer. This allowed us to stay an extra night and prevented a long drive home in the late hours. Good hotel and staff--- great value!

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Jonesboro, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The amenities were very good! The staff were polite and helpful. The only issue we had was the humidity in the room. There should be a dehumidifier as part of the air conditioning unit which would make the room more comfortable and would reduce the smell.

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Honey Brook, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in, the staff person was nice (she received three phone calls while we were trying to check-in). There should be an additional person to help with the phones. The lobby area was very warm (not sure if a/c was working or not). Huge dumpster was in the parking lot which needed to be emptied (large furniture was sticking... More 

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Arlington, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was very clean inside and outside. I was very impressed. The staff was very polite and helpful. This is a Newly renovated place. Beds were great and pillows we're also great. The price of the room was very reasonable! Breakfast was Very basic. Limited options. it was just ok. I would definitely stay here again!

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