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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The Thunderbird never disappoints. Very consistent and the walleye or prime rib is terrific. We always look forward to our trip north to stop by for dinner. The view and the service is always great! Great on the water location that's always a pleasure to see.

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Thunderbird Lodge is an OK place to stay. We have coming here for many years. We did take a break for a few years, and it is amazing how dated the resort has become. We were very surprised that no updates have been made to the cabins or the restaurant/bar after this amount of time. The cabins are expensive, and... More 

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TBirdRainyLake, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your unpleasant experience. We take your review very seriously, and I thank you for taking the time to let us know of your disappointment. We strive to keep the resort updated, and realize that many things are in due of that. This winter we are completely re-doing all the bathrooms in the lodge rooms. Also,... More 

Brewer, Maine
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The staff and atmosphere of this property are simply the best. With the outdoor patio for dining you can enjoy the bay and the comings and goings of anglers and boaters. Very relaxing and the food is outstanding. We enjoyed many nights sitting around talking about the days events and enjoying fresh walleye and wild rice. Lots of choices for... More 

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Wayzata, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were forced to book this lodge, as all other places were booked. I ended up paying $143.00 for the room adding taxes, etc. I didn't like the price, but I was excited to be staying in a lakeside room. Talk about disappointing. The bathroom sink was dirty, with hair on it. I actually had to take a wet cloth... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Thunderbird Lodge is an OK place to stay but the pics on their website must be 20 years old. Nothing looks new or well kept and place is pretty dated and needs a major update. We stayed in the deluxe lodge rooms and it was adequate. Bed was very comfortable and room had mini fridge, microwave, desk-table and nice view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

loved the locations, right on the lake...it was beautiful to wake up with the view of the sun rise on the lake....the beds are comfortable, and the rooms are clean. We had some mix-up with our reservation and everything was finally sorted out, they gave us free breakfast for our trouble! Food was great! would definitely go back there whenever... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I spent two nights at Thunderbird Lodge in early September. We crossed the border in Fort Frances which was very painless and drove about 15 minutes to the lodge. Check in was quick and there was plenty of parking. We had booked a Queen room and upon arrival we were rather shocked at the size and state... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Can't say enough about the phenomenal service we received upon arriving for our 10-day stay. Front desk staff so friendly and accommodating. Rooms were clean and quiet and convenient to the restaurant and lounge area below. Food, service, drinks all excellent!....and the owners took personal pride in greeting and making sure everyone was happy! We really enjoyed having coffee outside... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

This was the second time we have been here in 2 years. NEVER AGAIN. We have been in cabins 3 5 and 6. Dirty, stinks, windows will not open, bug infested, spiders all over. Biggest ripoff for $1700 a week. Contacted front office....NEVER EVEN RESPONDED.

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Brighton, Michigan
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

After reading the reviews on Tripadvisor I decided to give this place a try. I normally like to stay at an above average hotel, so I was a bit nervous about staying here. The first thing you have to remember is that you are in INTERNATIONAL Falls....not a big city. There are no 4 stars....3s would be stretching it. With... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Full Service resort with hotel and cabin rentals, full dining room, banquet facilities, marina, guide service and boat rentals. Open year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: 2170 County Road 139, International Falls, MN 56649
Location: United States > Minnesota > International Falls
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel International Falls
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