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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Beds are VERY OLD!...dirty room and bathroom..no refrigde...flooring dirty... People on front desk are very friendly but ....gave us Informationen to eat at OLIVERS....good price and Service... Besser Gas geben und weiterfshren. Die Zimmer über unseren Appartement..Man hört jeden Schritt...es gibt auch keine Eismaschine

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Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Arrived late at night and the place looked inviting. We had taken a chance on this place considering all other hotels were booked. Went into office and was greeted by a pleasant person who gave me a key to a room. Key didn't work. Went back into office. Another person helped but said that there was an elderly couple living... More 

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Saint George, Utah, United States
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I couldn't even stay. We walked in our room and I couldn't even do it. The lady working at the front desk was nice but the hotel was in a scary neighborhood, people standing in the parking lot smoking. We went to dinner and the thought of having to come back and stay made me want to cry. So we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The first room they put us in was DISGUSTING. We always stay in cheap motels, it's not like we had high expectations but the room reeked of harsh cleaning chemicals. We left the window open and left for awhile and came back and it hadn't changed. The carpet was disgusting and the towels were stained. We just couldn't do it... More 

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Calgary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We were on a long road trip and got to and stayed in Pocatello late at night. That was good, because the place was in disrepair. It looked like the door had been kicked in and only partly repaired. The beds had mattresses that were well past their prime, and the amenities were consistent with a 1 start motel. My... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Besides the room smelling strongly of cigarette smoke, it was dirty too! At 1:00am I was awakened by 6 or 8 police pounding on the door next to mine trying to arrest one of five people inside. Finally the SWAT team arrived and convinced him and the others to surrender. It turns out he was a felon wanted in a... More 

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We had a pleasant night stay here in Pocatello. The room was warm and cozy. Beds were comfortable. Dogs are allowed. The checkin process was easy and efficient and the front desk lady was really friendly. Parking was easy as well. We will stay here again.

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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

hreat place to stay great room great location food right down the street great maid serive office lady sweet quite a little run down but its a old hotel i just loved everything about the place i come every year ill be coming back allways left a tips for the maids maids are awsome

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Thunderbird Motel was a great place to stay while visiting Pocatello . It met my needs for a great visit . I liked that it was across the street from Idaho State University , which gave me a sense of security . The room was clean and housekeeping came in everyday to change the linens , make the bed... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I checked in very late at night, after midnight. I rang the bell several times and then had to call before the owner woke up. She told me she'd taken some pain medication that morning for a migraine so I was feeling sympathetic. But then when she saw my reservation, she began complaining aggressively about Booking.com, saying that she never... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motel

Address: 1415 S 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201-6835
Location: United States > Idaho > Pocatello
Price Range: $53 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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