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Thunderbird Beach Resort

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10700 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706-4706
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#14 of 47 hotels in Treasure Island
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Our Classic Courtyard Style Beach Resort has been a family favorite for generations. Nestled on the beautiful shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico, the Thunderbird Beach Resort is a tropical beach retreat with long stretches of pearly-white sand & sparkling blue waters. Featuring oversized Heated Pool & Hot Tub, Tiki Beach Bar w/ Live Music ,Feola's Italian Ristorante, Sunset Meeting & Banquet Facilities and Private Gulf Front Balconies.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Evening entertainment
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Poolside bar
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Safe
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Green
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English
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1127sg wrote a review Jul 2021
Minneapolis, Minnesota45 contributions27 helpful votes
I have stayed at the Thunderbird countless times over the years and have never had a bad experience. The staff always go out of their way to make my vacation a fun, memorable one. My room is always clean, the pool and tiki bar areas are always kept up and you can tell people who work at the hotel enjoy helping to make their guests feel comfortable and carefree. I always stay in a oceanfront efficiency, which has a full separate kitchen (fridge, stovetop, sink, table, dishes, microwave), balcony which faces the walkway and beach (although the beach is very wide and quite a walk to the water), sunsets are beautiful, daily music/singer at the tiki bar, great Italian restaurant with outdoor seating and room delivery. I really have nothing negative to say about the Thunderbird. I feel so happy when I’m there and always love my stay !!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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NavyGirl20002 wrote a review Jul 2021
Thurmont, Maryland13 contributions3 helpful votes
There is no onsite restaurant. It’s permanently closed. Also, I understood there would be no daily room cleaning however, I thought we could all leave room and request a cleaning. Nope. So, I asked if they could bring us new bed linens, bath May, tissues and soap. Again; nope. We had to go get them from the front desk. The guy with the blond hair is really nice and helpful. So far, all the females have been less than friendly. When you ask for something, they don’t answer, they just walk away to get it. Not horribly rude, but in a competitive business like tourism, they’re not doing the owners any favors. I understand it just changed ownership, hopefully the new owners will incentivize their employees to be a little more helpful. Also, this was a great mid-century modern hotel at some point. They’ve “modernized” it somewhat but they’d do better to restore it to its 1950s glory.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Midwest Traveler wrote a review Jul 2021
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pros: Can't beat the location- on the beach, close to restaurants, shopping, Publix. Live music most evenings until sunset. Cons: Deferred maintenance throughout-crumbling concrete, unkept landscaping, there are two pools but I never saw anyone cleaning them which lead to both being dirty, cloudy or closed due to lack of maintenance. They do have "security" but they ignore the fights, Marijuana, loud crowds, etc. There are designated smoking areas but guests smoke on the pool deck, again, security ignores.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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SLIPER wrote a review Jul 2021
Manalapan, New Jersey722 contributions127 helpful votes
This place is discussing and the front desk was nasty and lies I call them before I came and asked about the red tide I was told it was gone and the hurricane took it away the room smells like mold and musty so get your self another hotel don’t even bother
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Mommarealtor wrote a review Jul 2021
Manalapan, New Jersey3 contributions
The place is terrible. The rooms are full of mold. I had to check out because I could not breath. The front desk staff was rude and unprofessional. However after a small argument they did refund my money. The pool area was filthy. The resort is falling apart.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Avoid it at all cost. Don’t believe what you see on their reviews it’s false advertising.
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PRICE RANGE
$164 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
thunderbird beach motel, thunderbird beach resort, thunderbird beach hotel treasure island
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaTreasure Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thunderbird Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Treasure Island Beach (0.2 miles), Treasure Island Cigar Lounge (0.1 miles), and CJ’s On The Island (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Super Scoops Inc., The Pearl Restaurant, and Shrimpys Blues Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Thunderbird Beach Resort located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Treasure Island.
Are any cleaning services offered at Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Thunderbird Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Thunderbird Beach Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Pinellas County Heritage Village (8.4 miles).