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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We stayed here with the family for one night. We where surprised with the cleanses, the treatment by the staff and how nice this old Motel remaned original and still very modern. If we come back to Marfa it will be difficult to choose between this place and the Paisano Hotel.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 10 May 2012

The Thunderbird is an old-style strip motel that’s been funkily updated in Marfa minimalism. The rooms have everything you need: comfie beds with decent linens and functional reading lights, lots of space, convenient baths with all amenities and lots of bare surfaces in the bath and main room areas for stashing your stuff. The parking area and loggia are nicely...

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New England
Reviewed 8 May 2012

I stayed here with my girlfriend during a recent trip to Marfa TX. We arrived at 3:30 pm, to find the office closed with an "out to lunch" sign. We got checked in around 5pm. The room was on the first floor. It is a motel with an outdoor pool. We didn't use the pool, but it looked fine. The...

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Mamaroneck, NY
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We stayed at the Thunderbird Hotel for two nights in April. It is what it is: an old motel refitted as retro-west-texas-chic. Still, it is a motel, which means it is located on a busy road that runs through Marfa with an active train track behind and the office and “lounge” located across the road. Clean rooms and comfortable beds....

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 16 April 2012

A very nice motel, beautiful design, but we checked in very late and got the last room 29, groundfloor no window and next to the very loud ice machine. We couldn't get a change because there was no one at the front desk at 9pm any longer and only trough an emergency line someone turned the ice machine off for...

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Reviewed 6 April 2012

Went to Marfa and the Thunderbird on a driving trip from Houston to San Diego at the recommendation of Houston friends. Our friends had not been, but their reliance on a few rave reviews by the NY Times turned out to be well founded. We were greeted pleasantly in the hotel office after the 9.5 hour drive and offered cold...

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1Thank SanDiegoFoodieKelli
upstate, SC
Reviewed 19 March 2012

We went for a visit during spring break and everyplace in marfa was very busy. We wound up here as we needed two beds. I would describe it as very hipster minimal in style. The room was spotless and the beds and sheets were really great. Nice flatscreen with cable. The floors are concrete and they have animal skins down...

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Reviewed 12 March 2012

The Thunderbird has small clean rooms with cool minimalist furnishings, including dimmable lights and a platform bed. The continental breakfast is adequate and the staff welcoming. Set next to railroad tracks and a main road, the hotel's location can be noisy, especially when trains pass through overnight. You can walk or bike anywhere in town, and the hotel has bikes...

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Tijeras, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 March 2012

The Thunderbird Hotel is a remodeled strip motel, it has a very nice outdoor pool, decor of rooms is contemporary minimal. Nice big bathrooms! Very clean! Staff was very friendly and helpful, office is across street but not a big deal to cross road. Breakfast is only served on weekends. Close to train tracks but then so is everything in...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 January 2012

We had a very pleasant stay for one night before camping in Big Bend. The motel was very simple in a modern sort of way---very trendy with hip design. Overall, the bed was comfortable, the water pressure was AMAZING, the towels were fluffy and gigantic, and the soaps and shampoos even seemed gourmet. Never figured out how to work the...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Thunderbird Hotel

Address: 600 West San Antonio, Marfa, TX 79843
Region: United States > Texas > Marfa
Price Range: RM352 - RM467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Marfa
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“you may want to be on the second level where it could potentially be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 787linnm, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Eat @ Capri way before 9:00 PM as kitchen closes at 10 PM.”
 of 5 bubbles Trevbmx, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are 4 rooms upstairs. They are a bit smaller, but super quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles chrispE1961CH, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“ground floor rooms were noisy from the above guests.”
 of 5 bubbles 851DianeS, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask fro a room away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles DesignFan, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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