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The Thunderbird Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   611 West Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401 (Yamacraw Village)
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  • Location
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at this place on our first trip to Savannah about 5 years ago. We found it on Hotwire, and it was ok for the price.I recently booked it again on Hotwire and even though they don't display the name of the room until after you buy, I knew it was the T-bird. A few improvements have been made,... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved this place. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are comfortable and clean. They leave complimentary RC colas and moonpies in your room for you instead of a mint on the pillow. They have free popcorn and lemonade in the lobby during the day, and free donuts, coffee and juice in the mornings. The homemade soaps and... More

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Thunderbird last week on our way back from Pennsylvania to Florida. We extended our stay for an extra night as we felt very comfortable with the motel and the staff. We had our 11 year old pekineses with us and she was treated very well by the staff. I would say that the... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

It's awesome you stayed an extra night with us! Thank you!!! Our beds do rock! We look forward to having you with us again. More

Augusta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved the retro touches of this conveniently located motel in Savannah. It was never more than a five minute drive to any of our destinations in Savannah and about twenty minutes to Tybee Island. There is a DOT bus stop just across the street, and a block away is the Welcome Center where you can catch the tour guided... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

I'm so happy you loved your experience at the Tbird! Thank you for taking the tme to write your review! More

toronto
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the owner or management should visit the postcard inn in st. petes, of the austin motel. they have done a much better job of taking an old motel and redesigning it. we stayed with our little dog because it was dog friendly. we had to pay a $50 cleaning fee. i would love to see where that money goes as... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry we didn't meet your expectations. The Postcard is a cool property as is the Austin Motel. I assure you that we are constantly improving our inn and want it to be a place that everyone can love and enjoy. I hope you will give us another opportunity... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was skeptical at first but perfect place to stay in the historic district that's affordable. The carpets may look run down but it is pet friendly. We spent most of our time exploring the beautiful savannah so this place was perfect for a good nights rest and shower. This was our second stay and rooms are always clean. Parking... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. I am also glad that you booked direct. We will always beat our online rates! regards, Mark More

australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a quick 2 nites in savannah and we're so pleased we picked the thunderbird inn. It's extremely central to the historic district and we were able to walk everywhere. The staff were all lovely and able to point us in the right direction for food, drinks and fun. And above all, we loved that it was retro! It's... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm glad you loved your stay with us! More

Chestertown, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in late July -- the room was clean and comfortable, the lobby and staff were very welcoming. Nice tunes on speakers in the parking lot. Welcome lemonaid a nice touch. Super location! Kind of on the edge of the downtown area, but very walkable and nice to leave the hubub behind at the end of the... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I'm so happy you noticed our efforts to preserve our environment. I look forward to having you back! regards, Mark More

delray beach
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Savannah on a mother/daughter trip and was looking forward to the Thunderbird based on the reviews and their website. Unfortunately, my enthusiasm was short-lived. This was a glamorized motel without the glam. The room was on the ground floor and undesirable characters were lurking about. We didn't feel safe. Additionally, the room was dingy and dirty. The white... More

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

I have left you a message on your phone. There are some discrepancies I want to work out with you. regards, Mark Thomas More

Copenhagen
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great find with great location. Independently owned with all of the small touches that you'd never find in a chain. Krispy Kreme breakfast! Great, helpful desk service. Genuine retro aesthetic, not faux retro chic. Real deal. Great for the young traveller or a family.

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tbirdmanager, General Manager at The Thunderbird Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for loving our authentic retro! I hope you come back and see us again. If you love retro, check out TravelRetro. They have a great collection of inns like ours. regards, Mark Thomas More

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  • Historic district(36)
  • Very friendly(20)
  • Parking lot(15)
  • Moon Pie(14)
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  • Krispy Kreme donut(10)
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  • Bus station(4)
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  • Great Place(3)

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Address: 611 West Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401
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Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Savannah > Yamacraw Village
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Thunderbird Inn 2*
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Meet-up at our delightfully quirky motel where refined Savannah's so-historic location and so-hip eccentricities hook up. Discounted Savannah lodging was never so much fun! Hotel rates include Moon Pies and Krispy Kreme donuts! ... more   less 
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