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Thunderbird Motor Inn

1013 8th St, Baraboo, WI 53913
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Ranked #5 of 6 Baraboo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Black Hawk, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the eastern side of Baraboo, miles from the freeway but close to the Circus Museum. Rooms are clean and seem to be in good repair. Good TV and Wi-Fi. Nice place to walk the dog out back across the street. Lots of construction workers stay here so it can get a little noisy in the morning. There is... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you are just looking for a place to sleep in Baraboo for a night or two, the Thunderbird will get the job done. We were down visiting for our grand-daughter's birthday party and stayed here. Plenty of room, nice tv, serviceable bathroom, easy access and a very reasonable price. The ice machine was broken, but we didn't need any.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Go ahead and stay here if you want your clothes, everything in your suitcase, your hair, and your lungs to close shut from the stale horrible stench of cigarettes! Tried two different rooms and both smelled horribly! THEN, when we decided to leave because I couldn't breathe the manager wouldn't refund our money!!! Poor customer service!!! Wouldn't recommend this place... More 

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MINNETONKA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a 1970's style two story outside entry mom and pop motel. In overall very good condition inside and out. My room was clean and equipped with a refrigerator, microwave and small flat screen TV. With two queen beds there was barely enough room for the table and chairs to fit between one bed and the ventilator unit and... More 

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Seattle
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Good location, good price, but we won't stay here again. It was a good thing we had 2 beds and only needed one, because the bedding on one of the beds smelled strongly like urine and we moved to the other bed after realizing the problem. The Room we had #109 needs a thorough cleaning with all bedding stripped and... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here for two nights for the closing of the Dells and the room was very clean and simple. Everything worked well and as I prefer a motel with an exterior room entry, I felt it had a very cozy feel to it!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed at the Thunderbird Motor Inn for two nights this past July. It is a very basic motel with few amenities. The room did have a microwave and refrigerator. The room appeared clean and the bed pretty comfortable. Overall it was a place to sleep nothing more. Small things, like new towels, could increase our overall impression of this... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

... an impromptu overnight led us back to Baraboo and this quaint little motel. It looks like a shady lady -- but let me tell you, the updated room and fast, quality check in was WONDERFUL. [We'd spend two nights in a 'chain' hotel in Dubuque, IA and we NOT satisfied at all!!] The room was clean, the beds comfortable.... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

So you can't expect much at this price but the motel is perfect for a quick, safe, clean place to spend the night. The owners obviously put a lot of pride and care into keeping it clean and well maintained. Of course, it is dated with thin towels and polyester bed covers but that is to be expected. Unfortunately the... More 

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South Elgin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Spent Christmas Eve at the Motel will visiting family for the Holiday. Chose the hotel based on price and being pet friendly ($10 extra per nite). While the hotel is clean, it needs updating...small TV was from the 80's before the invention of a flat screen, beds were extremely hard and the air conditioning/heater has a mind of its own.... More 

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