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Thunderbird Motor Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dunsford, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited Vancouver Island and were stopping to visit some friends near Duncan. We decided to stay at the Thunderbird Motor Inn as it was given good reviews. However, we were very disappointed with our stay. The rooms looked clean upon arrival but when we went to sit in the chairs we saw they were in need of a good...

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 3 nights to visit family and had a fantastic time. Great staff and owners and very good restaurant! I was initially disappointed this hotel doesn't have a pool, but there is a great aquatic centre less than 5 minutes walk! Will definitely stay there again!

Thank david l
Metchosin, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here with some friends last December while taking in a concert near by. . Clean and comfortable. Very helpful owners, went out their way to make us feel welcome. . Would stay again for sure. Close to everything in downtown Duncan.

Thank tbeach2002
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What superb service at reception, check in was smooth with the lady offering us lots of advice as we were new to the area. The rooms are very spacious and modern with everything you could want. The king bed was comfortable and considering the motel is located on a main road it was quiet. A plus is the York St...

Thank michaely416
Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there a week. Owners & staff are awesome! They will go out of their way to accommodate any reasonable request asap. No wonder the place is always packed! Nice and quiet after about 9 @ night. Great food right on the premises!

Thank YukonTraveler019
Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked three nights at this hotel for my daughter and little boys as her grandpa, my Dad, was in the last days of his life. I told this to the clerk as I wanted them to know we didn't know the length of her stay. He said he couldn't give any money back if she left early as it...

3Thank jbbearcreek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel was a pleasant surprise. We received a very warm welcome and very helpful information about the available amenities and the local area. Although the exterior and some of the furnishings are somewhat dated, the Thunderbird offers excellent value for money and is well located to downtown and exceptionally clean and quiet.

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Excellent little motel for less $. The owners and manager couple are perfect hosts. Room had an awesome bed (like staying in high end hotel). VERY clean and updated. Also, had an awesome attached trendy cafe!

1Thank JEM O
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a great place to stay when in Duncan. The owners and staff take a great deal of pride in this motel. Have stayed here twice I the the last two months and have not been disappointed. Next time I am back in Duncan and need a place to stay it will be back at the Thunderbird.

2Thank MTB-Ryders
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My husband and I were looking for clean and quite and we found it at the Thunderbird. At first glance, you may not believe it but we were very pleased with the room, the check in process, the food at the restaurant and the close proximity to our event.

1Thank navigatrixssi

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Thunderbird Motor Inn is centrally located in the Cowichan Valley; an easy walk to downtown Duncan, the Cowichan Sports Plex, and across the street from the Cowichan Theatre / Rec Centre / Aquatic Centre.We are 40mins north of Victoria (BC's Capital) and 35 minutes south of Nanaimo (The Harbour City) which makes us the perfect stopping point after travelling from the Washington State Ferries, BC Ferries, or the airports.We are close to the Chemainus Theatre, Cowichan Valley Exhibition Grounds, Sports Fields, many Local Wineries, Golf Courses, Shopping, BC Forest Discovery Centre, Vancouver Island University, Maple Bay Marina, Cowichan District Hospital.Located in the City of Totems, in the heart of Duncan B.C. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Motor Inn

Address: 5849 York Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 3S3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Duncan
Price Range: RM303 - RM411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Victoria, Canada
Comox Valley, Canada
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