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Hemet, CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to run the Spirit of the Tribes 5k at UCR the next morning. We were able to get a room, pretty last minute about 2 weeks before. There were 4 adults and we got the suite that has a pull put sofa. If the sofa bed was upgraded I would have given an Excellent rating. Very clean...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed December 29, 2016

I recently stayed at the Thunderbird because it was near the Mission Inn. I wanted to experience the Mission Inn at Christmas like i do every year. I took a LYFT ride there and avoided the $22 valet. When I was done at the Mission, I actually did walk back. It's about 3/4 of a mile and easy to do....

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Torrance, California
Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is a good place to stay at. no hiding fees. nor security deposit. I didn't even provided my credit card when reserving online. I have stayed at Comfort Inn Moreno and they had ripped me off with the deposit and absurd fees. the Checking is quick and straight forward Pretty close to the freeway 91 Place is clean and...

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Maple Ridge, Canada
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at this hotel for 5-6 nights per year for 6 years in a row. I have never had a bad stay. Clean rooms, friendly staff and decent prices keep me coming back. Close to the freeway and McDonads is a bonus.

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Reviewed October 9, 2016

I booked a Non Smoking room for my wife & 2 year old son & when i walked in it stunk & smelled a lot like cigarettes. Then i go to use the restroom & i have no towels to shower, the toilet wouldn't flush & then the cable was failing & it was difficult to watch tv on the...

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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I liked it. The staff was very nice and it is in walking distance from the Metrolink station. The weather was nice. Two very good restaurants near the Metrolink station. The only thing is that it has no elevator. But if you want your exercise, ask for the second floor.

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Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

It looks more as a motel, the swimming pool doesn't work, will never work and the price is still the same, 100 dlls per night is extremely expensive for a place like that. The receptionist was nice but talking on the phone all the time. Also I had problems with the door room that was kind of broke. I would...

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Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed June 24, 2016

It was dirty. Tube was not clean. Had to ask them change the shower curtain. There was a pool but they would not allow us to get in cause it was being work on so they say. The smoke alrarm was beeping for the first night until I had them change the battery. There were guys hanging out side the...

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Thank Margaret D
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Cockroaches in bathroom, the owners live right upstairs and are extremely loud. Shower doesn't work only tub... No amenities whatsoever not shampoo soap or anything.. There was a towel with brown spots on it.. We had no other choices but to stay here I would never stay again.. Not a safe hotel it kind of has a prostitute look when...

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Oakland
Reviewed May 23, 2016

The people can only bring a place so far. A hotel room has to have a few basic things: cleanliness, enough towels, a toilet that works, a shower that works, hangers, shampoo, and no smells. Everything else is a bonus (like outside noises, etc). Let's start with the people: All fabulous, from the check-in and the check-out to the cleaning...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Riverside Foundation just awarded us with the Historical Preservation Award. Come see our transformation of one of the few Historical locations in Riverside. Located in the heart of Riverside with restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Come see one of the best value for your money in Riverside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: 2711 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507-4237
Location: United States > California > Riverside
Price Range: $83 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Clean it up. And get ride of the druggys.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretd264, Jun 24, 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms as far as I can tell”
 of 5 bubbles Ptscrzn, Nov 7, 2015 | Read review
“First Floor, Park your car in front of your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 945iqbalk, May 26, 2015 | Read review
“Of course our trip was to see the Mission Inn and that is a must see but that whole area is just amazing. The topography of the Riverside area is of the most amazing we've seen in California. We have tried to make this trip for years and delayed it over and over. Don't you delay; go, you will love Riverside and be amazed as well.”
 of 5 bubbles clydeM_11, Oct 16, 2014 | Read review
“Get a top floor, people in this area area up all night and like to stomp around upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 153aileenm, Jun 23, 2014 | Read review
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