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Blanchard, Oklahoma
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

I have to admit that I had reservations (pardon the pun) about Thunderbird. Having lived near Norman, OK for over half of my life, I know it's been here a while. I didn't have great expectations of this older lodge, but simply needed an extended stay location in close proximity to my home while renovations were ongoing. Thunderbird's weekly rates... More 

Thank koreyklause
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The Thunderbird Lodge was my family's home in x-sition to moving to Norman, following our move from Maryland. Mel, Jada, Martin, & Honeybear welcomed and accomodated us at this motel style establishment for 3 1/2 wks in a clean, comfortable apt-style room that was "fido-friendly". The grounds are well-kept and manicured and included a coin-operated laundry facility. T-bird Lodge is... More 

Thank Chyrassie G
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I arrived about 8:15 PM. The hotel says it is pet friendly. The odd thing is that the manager must approve the dogs, wants to see them, as well as wants to know if they are going to be crated or not. Oh and not to mention there is a $10 per dog charge even if they are going to... More 

Thank Tina E
Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is a really nice place to stay. They are friendly and work to help customers. It is a budget friendly option that has both short term and long term options. If you need a place for a night or even for years they can accommodate you. The rooms are always clean inside and they are renovating the place as... More 

Thank StacieMB
TBLNorman, General Manager at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Stacie, Thank you for the positive review! We pride ourselves as a clean and affordable motel for thrifty travelers on a budget who would rather spend their hard-earned money on activities in the local area (instead of dishing it all out for a place that they will simply only sleep in). Not all of our units have been renovated so... More 

Ada, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

I stayed here for about three months. New owners are working to bring it to life. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. They make you feel very comfortable and safe. Being a woman traveling alone, that was very comforting to have. They keep non customer traffic and people off the property. The owner works day in and day out... More 

Thank Torri D
TBLNorman, General Manager at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Torri, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate the positive comments and feedback. We take the safety and comfort of our customers very seriously, and are glad to hear that this is well received! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

We were in Norman not sure what was going on but all the other hotels were booked and had prices jacked up Thunderbird had rooms about half the price of others in the area saw the reviews slamming them but really had no choice. The staff was very friendly when we got into our room it was freshly remodeled and... More 

6 Thank sooner4
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013

We have stayed at Thunderbird for every trip to Norman to visit family/friends since 2008 and will continue to stay here. It is conveniently located so you can get to stores, restaurants, and the OU campus quickly. The managers are very friendly and have been working hard to remodel the hotel. Over the years, we have taken notice to new... More 

2 Thank wife1230
Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2012

I can't say that I like anything about this place. The only thing that was remotely acceptable was that it was for the most part quiet. The things I disliked, however, is a WHOLE different story.. Lets begin with the overall appearance. It looks nothing like the pictures. I suppose nowadays nothing does anymore, but still come on update those.... More 

7 Thank K M
Round Rock, TX
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2011

Property is very run down but new management working hard to bring it back. We were here for about 45 days. Property looks nothing like on the website. Pool was dry the whole time we were there. Put up a $100 deposit. My dog came down with diabetes and was having accidents in the room, even though we cleaned these... More 

4 Thank theresa003
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55 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2009

Had a supposedly non-smoking room here. However, the room smelled strongly of cigarettes. I requested another room but was told all non-smoking rooms had been taken and they could only offer me a smoking. I'm not sure whether the room I had was in fact a non-smoking room, or if they simply changed out a couple of signs because they... More 

6 Thank marssl
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: 1430 24th Ave SW, Norman, OK 73072-5764
Location: United States > Oklahoma > Norman
Number of rooms: 92
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