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Lake Forest, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel 3 times within one month, while visiting my Grandmother who lived nearby. The hotel is actually located on University property so it's a very quiet place. While not the most up to date facility the rooms are kept very clean and the staff (both front desk and housekeeping) are ALL very nice and friendly. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, great view and comfortable! We needed a hotel on short notice and trip advisor showed us Thunderbird as an option. The staff was helpful and processed us quickly. Considering how late we arrived and how tired we were, that was a huge help!

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Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Very neat and relaxing place to stay! The complementary snack bar is my favorite. Personally I didn't find anything interesting to do in Phoenix, so Glendale area was a good option. We got here pretty late and tried to check out nearby, like Westgate entertainment district and historic town quickly and the westgate ine was more moving at night (before... More 

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1 Thank Sophiethetraveler
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I love the area, it's in the middle of town, so it's near all the stores. The hotel is nice with very nice and courteous staff. Everything worked and everyone was attentive to my needs. I will definitely be coming back here again.

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Vancouver, Washington
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We spent two nights here when we moved our son to Glendale to start school. Our son had also stayed here in the spring when he interviewed and was happy with the location and the facility. We were as well. Clean, quiet, safe, and as mentioned, a gorgeous pool. Our room was clean, bed comfortable and the facility is well... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving I gotta admit the place does not look like a regular hotel. That's because its not, it's on a campus. But walking into the room it was quite clean. No funny smells and the showers are awesome. No complaints. It's quiet and security was roaming around all night which made me feel safer about my car being parked... More 

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Thank Nahomy C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I was in town in February for my daughters soccer tournament. I booked this place because of the price and proximity to the event. Front desk was very helpful at check in. When I first entered my room I was shocked at how small it was. After a few hour I did not notice the smallness anymore. My room was... More 

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center during your daughters soccer tournament. We are happy to hear that you the front desk was helpful, and that you enjoyed our clean rooms, and 24 hour snack and beverage area. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are... More 

clarkdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We needed a room for the "Glendale Glitters" week and most places were booked. We found the Thunderbird, they had vacancies and rates far below all the others. Rooms were very spacious, clean and quiet (absolutely no street noise). The center is close to most venues and surrounding cities. Did I mention the pool or the 24/7 free light continental... More 

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center during Glendale Glitters. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our clean,quiet, spacious rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ. More 

Koloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Chill and laid back, great staff and facilities. It's situated on ASU's Thunderbird campus and there's no downside but lots of upside. The setting remarkably pretty with really creative landscaping, one gets ASU wifi everywhere, access to some student services such as food and the post office, like having a Fed Ex. Best no gym: one gets to use the... More 

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the creative landscaping, and all of the extras that we offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ. More 

Beijing, China
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Attended the 70th anniversary of Thunderbird and the Inn and campus were full. Even with the Inn at capacity, the check-in and service were exceptional. I would recommend a room not in the main building as the showers and bathrooms are more comfortable if you are tall. The cabin rooms also give a bit more privacy and are slightly closer... More 

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center during our 70th Anniversary. We are happy to hear that the service was exceptional. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunderbird Executive Inn is located in Glendale, Arizona on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. This Hidden Gem will surprise and delight you with its upscale guest rooms, 24 hr complimentary snack lounge, and unique diversions such as the Thunderbird Pub that is located in an historic military airfield control tower. With proximity to Arizona's Spring Training baseball and the University of Phoenix Stadium, the Thunderbird Executive Inn is the perfect hotel for leisure travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

Address: 15249 N 59th Ave, 1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306-3236
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Glendale
Price Range: $84 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Executive Inn And Conference Center
Thunderbird Executive Hotel Glendale
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Glendale
#4 Family Hotel in Glendale
#4 Romantic Hotel in Glendale
#6 Business Hotel in Glendale
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