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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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Ranked #47 of 111 Hotels in Savannah
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chester, Maryland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun, convenient and economical place to stay in Savannah. Room was clean and comfortable and perfectly adequate for showering/sleeping. Not a large room, but there is too much to do in Savannah to hang around in a hotel. Staff very friendly. Parking is tight but $5 is less than most places charge. Easy walk to downtown attractions and SCAD daughter's... More

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I chose the Thunderbird Inn for 3 reasons - excellent price, excellent reviews and excellent location. This place was exactly what I expected and more. I was not expecting a 4 star resort - the carpets have seen better days and one of the lamps didn't work, BUT, it was very CLEAN and very COMFORTABLE - the beds were amazing!... More

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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the Thunderbird Inn recently. I had no trouble paying the reasonable $5 per night parking fee. I had no problem with the size of the room, the air conditioning or the bathroom. The breakfast of donuts, juice, coffee or tea was ok. I did not like some (not all) of the unfriendliness that I encountered... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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86 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is great. A burst of fresh air. It's good to find a one off hotel rather than constant chains as like the rest of America. We arrived early and our room wasn't available but the staff were friendly and helpful to show us the areas to go to in savannah and we could get our room later that... More

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Cocoa, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Thunderbird bills itself as the "hippest hotel in Savannah", alluding to its look and feel like a classic "motor hotel" of the "hip" 60s. There are some cute touches along those lines -- the throw-back pump bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and lotion in the bathroom, the two moon pies and RC colas in the room, free popcorn and lemonade... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed for a couple days a few months ago. Great hotel. I love ones that aren't the standard. This one had the most comfortable bed and pillows ever. Only problem was the door to the room next door wasn't locking correctly. Might need to look into that (Over by the ice machine under the stairs.) Highly... More

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Shoreham, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are Baby Boomers, and the 60's were a great time in our lives. Overnighting it at the Thunderbird Inn took us right back in time. When we first pulled into the lot with multi-colored doors, it was, OMG!!! But it all makes sense once you enter the office to check-in. You are surrounded by vintage 60's memorabilia right down... More

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Oxford, AL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first impression was not a good one...there was an odor in our room (RM212) that was noticeable upon opening the door. We came in on a motorcycle and we were very tired so I just let the odor go. I should have requested another room, but as they had let us check in early (by an hour + 1/2)... More

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

I really hate that you were not happy from the time you checked in and didn't let us know. We never want an unhappy guest, but when it happens we welcome the opportunity to turn around the situation to make you happy. My other question is about the rate. We automatically send out confirmation letters that detail the rate on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I first drove in front of the hotel I almost called the site I book from to cancel, this is a tiny old motel painted in flashy colors, anyway it was kind of late and I was staying just for one night, as soon I left my car and hear the retro music and smell the bobble gum in... More

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

I am glad were were able to sway you to not cancelling your reservation! The flashy colors are original to the building. It's cool to see them isn't it! I'm happy that we will be your go-to lodging in Savannah! regards, Mark More

New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wanted to like this hotel but I didn't have a good experience. The location and price were great so that made it ok, but that was it. My non-smoking room smelled like smoke; not sure if this was from the very old carpets or the ashtray attached to my wall outside, but they need designated non-smoking areas, not... 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'm sorry it was inform us of your disappointing experience. I hate that you stayed in one of our last older mattresses. The remaining shipment comes in this month. I understand the frustration of the wifi. I assure you the wifi is as frustrating for us as it is for... More

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  • Historic district(36)
  • Very friendly(20)
  • Parking lot(15)
  • Moon Pie(14)
  • River street(13)
  • Krispy Kreme donut(10)
  • Rooms are clean(6)
  • Bus station(4)
  • Comfortable bed(4)
  • 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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