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The Thunderbird Inn

2.0 of 5 611 West Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we first saw the low price and the location, we were concerned we were setting ourselves up to be murdered. However, I honestly can't say enough good things about this stay. First of all, for a 50-year-old budget motel, this one is in great condition and I could tell they're doing the absolute most with what they have. All... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey so, I stayed at this motel and it was a great value during the Savannah music festival. I think it was ~$100/night. Now this is a motel. In fact it doesn't look like much from the outside. They've done the best they can with an old motel facade. So I give them props. Inside your room, there is a... More 

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Lexington SC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of three adults stayed at the Thurderbird on Wednesday night before Thanksgiving. Found our room clear and comfortable. Not really big but about what you would expect. We had no problem with noise. Room was clear, very comfy bed and pillows. Staff was nice and helpful. There was no microwave in the room but we wanted oatmeal for breakfast.(... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The retro theme drew us in, the friendly staff, comfortable beds, and the most excellent location sold us. We visited Savannah during the storm that blew up the east coast this Thanksgiving (2014), and ended up staying there instead of driving further north as we planned. The hotel is walking distance to many restaurants, the museums we decided to visit,... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beds are clean and comfortable, service is friendly and the amenities are great. Location is really excellent - convenient to all of downtown Savannah. The retro style is presented as an "experience," but honestly, for me, it was not a big factor. However, this was certainly an adequate hotel for the price. There isn't much in this price range... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit. Retro type of place. RC colas and moon pies waiting for you in arrival. Very clean room and bath; comfortable beds. Plenty of towels and toiletries. No noise through the wall, although I knew there was a party next door. Staff was pleasant, their knowledge of area and access to information was quick and helpful. I'll be staying... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place... great location, and the best staff ever! For location and price you can not beat it. Loved being downtown and close to the river. Would recommend to anyone who is budget minded but wants to be in the middle of the action and wants a super experience in a Retro Motor Lodge right out of the late 50's,... More 

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Oriental, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here 3 times now with our dog. It is walking distance to most of the sites. Next to the visitor center and the bus and trolley pick ups. Funky, 50s retro. But updated rooms and mostly updated bathroom Doughnuts for breakfast with your dog cookies.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great hotel. Very friendly staff, fast internet, and donuts in the lobby at breakfast time. Very retro, and fun. Close to shops, and a mall. Someone was always at the front desk, if you needed anything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here the past weekend for a trip for his birthday. The hotel was really cute and the staff was excellent!! They gave my boyfriend a birthday card, and were able to get a room for my mom last minute next to ours. We had originally booked for three nights, but due to a storm all... More 

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  • Historic district(35)
  • Very friendly(19)
  • Parking lot(14)
  • Moon Pie(14)
  • River street(13)
  • Krispy Kreme donut(9)
  • Rooms are clean(6)
  • Bus station(4)
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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*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
The Thunderbird Hotel Savannah
Thunderbird Hotel Savannah
Hotel Style:
#11 Green Hotel in Savannah
#44 Business Hotel in Savannah

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