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    Thunderbird Motel

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    190 W Pine St, Bishop, CA 93514-2642
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    Overview
    • Excellent7%
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    • Average23%
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    • Terrible37%
    Jan 19, 2017
    “Not worth it”
    Oct 16, 2016
    “Rooms OK, breakfast - weak”
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    1 - 5 of 37 reviews

    Reviewed June 11, 2017

    The people running this motel have been very helpful. I was overcharged on my credit card by another place and they let me use there phone free of charge. They could not do enough for me The room is very comfortable and clean with all...More

    Thank wendy_santa
    Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

    Would rather stay in a nicer motel and pay a few extra $$.this was all that was left over the holiday weekend.needs renovation.OK for shower and bed if you're not picky.stains on carpet and ancient comforters on bed.take flip flops to wear in shower. Wouldn't...More

    1  Thank stevenson_x1
    Reviewed October 16, 2016

    As the quality of the motel rooms are quite OK. Clean, with a comfortable bed. Operation - rather mediocre, if at all it is. Basically equipped, poorly acting WiFi network. Continental breakfast - very weak. Muffins from the refrigerator, coffee, juice.

    Thank JPopiel
    Reviewed September 18, 2016

    The best feature of this motel is its location which is downtown Bishop, on the main street and close to restaurants and bars. The motel is a bit run down and it could use some upgrades but was okay for one night. The room was...More

    Thank Wayne R
    Reviewed July 29, 2016

    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...More

    Thank 480teresa
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • $77 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    "Get off the main drag and you will enjoy this hotel."
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    "Upstairs, eastern part of the motel. Great view."
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