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Thunderbird Motor Inn

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Bella Bella, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the motel was quiet close to a lot of downtown and was very accessible from the highway. very close to the VIU campus which made things much better. very accommodating to everyone's needs. I very well liked that the owner over saw everything and made sure you were comfortable everyday and night

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Thank JackieWindsor879
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff really goes out of their way to ensure you are treated well! Very friendly and very helpful from the moment I booked the room. Fast free wifi and clean rooms for a good price. Bed was comfy. A bonus is the attached York St Diner which is a cool little place to eat. I definitely recommend this hotel... More 

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Thank Logan R
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night at the Thunderbird. The room was spotless and quite large. The bed was very comfortable. The owners were friendly & helpful. Lots of restaurants within a quick walk and downtown was only a 10 minute walk away. I would recommend that you stay here before any of the brand name hotels in the area.

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Thank Jay N
Sebastopol, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If one comes to Duncan - which is definitely worth a visit - for the totem poles, Cowitchan First Nations cultural center or the nearby lakes and forests, Thunderbird Inn makes perfect sense unless you want a room that is inviting and not just functional. Excellent reception (thank you Rita), good bed, plentiful hot water, adequate sized room lacking any... More 

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Thank Don L
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stay here for one night. The room is clean. The air condition is a bit loud for me. There is no room for big luggages. The bed is comfortable, the pillows are soft. The staffs are very friendly. McDonald and wendy are nearby. Good value for this place. There is shaw wifi everywhere and it's fast. The hotel... More 

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of cyclists (30 people) spent 4 nights at the Thunderbird last week. I had stayed there before (based on previous Tripadvisor reviews) and was pleased with my stay then and I knew what to expect. Our group was happy with their stay for the reasons mentioned by other reviewers (friendly/helpful staff, clean and spacious rooms, location close to... More 

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Thank Carlos98
Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

VERY! high service level and extremely helpful and accommodating staff! They were sure to point out all the local attractions and, without even asking, carried up our luggage and brought us ice for our drinks! I highly t

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Thank erikstam2016
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Absolutely love this Motel. The owners and staff are wonderful. Very service oriented and friendly. There is free phone service anywhere in Canada & the US. The motel is a bit dated, but the rooms are clean and well cared for. There was a small fridge and stove top with sink in our unit, so you could make a light... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This is s very unassuming motel. It is a good price my room was older but clean minus a few carpet stains there was a group of people staying there outside talking and having a few laughs and we didn't hear a thing from that or the hwy as the walls are all concrete. It was very quiet. And I'm... More 

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Thank TBone1980-2016
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We were very pleasantly surprised with the Thunderbird Motor Inn. Great value for such reasonably priced accommodation! We were graciously welcomed by the staff, and our room was exceptionally clean (including the carpets) and quiet. The property is easy to locate, is close to the main road and major amenities. The owners, Martin and Maureen, are very hands-on, and this... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thunderbird Motor Inn is centrally located in the Cowichan Valley; an easy walk to downtown Duncan, the Cowichan Sports Plex, and across the street from the Cowichan Theatre / Rec Centre / Aquatic Centre.We are 40mins north of Victoria (BC's Capital) and 35 minutes south of Nanaimo (The Harbour City) which makes us the perfect stopping point after travelling from the Washington State Ferries, BC Ferries, or the airports.We are close to the Chemainus Theatre, Cowichan Valley Exhibition Grounds, Sports Fields, many Local Wineries, Golf Courses, Shopping, BC Forest Discovery Centre, Vancouver Island University, Maple Bay Marina, Cowichan District Hospital.Located in the City of Totems, in the heart of Duncan B.C. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motor Inn

Address: 5849 York Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 3S3, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Duncan
Price Range: $70 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
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