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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay for a budget motel. Reception was very nice. My room was clean, linen and towels clean, hot water in shower, micro/fridge, coffee maker in room, very limited continental breakfast. For some reason wifi would not work for me so reception told me to try the city wifi and that worked. I did sleep okay. The parking lot is very... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of people say that this motel was very bad... But me and my family had a very good stay for the the value!! There were no faulty machinery (showers, taps etc.) and there was also breakfast in the morning! Also it is near the town centre of bishop and an amazing bakery!!

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Westminster, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Stayed here two nights while hiking in the area. It's ok just to shower and sleep on a bed. Not recommended for a couple. For a couple guys out hiking it's decent. Great location though. Right in the middle of town off the 395.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Bishop offered us this hotel off the main drag (about two blocks). The Hotel is right across the street from AAA, asked the owners where we should eat. The bowling alley a few blocks north (walking distance) was super for dinner. Fresh cooked. I had the Pastrami dinner, the other two travelers had the cod fish & chips. All were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The room was last decorated in the 80's. There were large stains on the carpet. The sink faucet gave cold water when you wanted hot, and hot water when you wanted cold. The bathroom door handle stuck and locked me inside several times. There was no bathroom vent and mold on the ceiling of the shower and the floor behind... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We had reservations in advance for two that ended up costing more than what they said when we made the reservation . The place was run down and the room had a weird smell in it ,couldn't tell if it was mildew or bug spray but it was bad ! the location was good : close to an laundry mat... More 

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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

I found their rates high for the quality of motel but that said they were the cheapest in the area. I don't know why Bishop is so expensive and most places had no vacancy. That said the room was decent and mostly clean. A few things here and there but nothing to overly complain about. Comfortable bed and a quiet... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

a truly horrible experience, no light in the bathroom, the in-wall AC unit sounds like a 747 taxiing for takeoff, the mattress sits on a wood box, not sure those things on the bed qualify as pillows, not much of a selection in the "free breakfast", other than that...what did you expect for $85?

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El Medano, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We just came frm Death Vallye and it was quite late, so we did a last minute booking, price seemed to be ok and with breakfast (i mean, if you can call it so:-)). The room was not really clean and there was a strange smell! The bed cover was charged electrically and the room almost started to to burn.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

No hot water. Blood stains on the sheets. Stains everywhere. Cancelled the second night of my stay and got refunded cause they could not move me to a different room after complaining. I was fully aware and expected a cheap motel experience but did not expect this!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Thunderbird Motel

Address: 190 W Pine St, Bishop, CA 93514-2642
Location: United States > California > Bishop
Price Range: $73 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Thunderbird Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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