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arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here before, and we know it's a bare bones place - no refrigerator, microwave, etc. But this time they didn't even have a working ice machine. So no ice. For a few dollars more I'll stay somewhere else from now on.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owners are very nice people, but the place is a drug infested dump. The room was filthy, the tenants were noisy. There were parole officers looking for people twice in less than a week, vagrants hanging out in the parking lot selling drug's. So if you're not into this kind of thing, spend a few dollars more to stay...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

You get what you pay for and the Thunderbird Motel wasn't really as bad as you'd expect for $56.50, that's all up including any taxes. This was just about the cheapest on my stay. Pocatello is a Railway town with a University, and something to do with dried potatoes, there is no other reason for it to exist. The motel...

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Reviewed 21 August 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
Reviewed 13 July 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...

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Saint George, Utah, United States
Reviewed 14 June 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...

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Reviewed 3 June 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...

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Calgary
Reviewed 14 May 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...

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Pocatello, Idaho
Reviewed 9 February 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...

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2Thank fossiling
Helena, Montana
Reviewed 3 January 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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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • 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
Region: United States > Idaho > Pocatello
Price Range: RM231 - RM298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 43
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“great serive great people close to ISU”
 of 5 bubbles ashelythomas85, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you can't fall asleep because of the noise, call the office and have them go make the other customers be quiet. I kept on waiting and giving them time to be quiet and was up till midnight.”
 of 5 bubbles 633katij, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“I asked for a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles ClydeB724, 23 May 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a re-modeled one.”
 of 5 bubbles Jim53F, 24 Nov 2012 | Read review
“We got a room on the top floor, and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles RedDog323, 14 Nov 2012 | Read review
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