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Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For an older motel and some new remodeling done, it was nice. Front desk people were very friendly and helpful. The people upstairs were very noisy late into the night. But I would stay here again. Clean rooms.

Thank jodilb4817
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you very much for commenting about your stay with us! We have a tremendous staff here and I'm thankful that you found them to be courteous and thorough. I do apologize for the noise you experienced at night; we do rely on all our guests to be aware of their surroundings and take into account that other guests are...

Bellaire, MI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value; adequate location. We were able to walk to the downtown area from here. Efficient and friendly staff. Minimal continent breakfast. Room was fairly clean. Beds are standard double (in our room). Thankful for the mini frig!

Thank Bellaire56
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving a review about your stay with us! Thank you for pointing out our convenient location as well our clean guest rooms and some amenities we offer! We pride ourselves on offering a great value for our guests and we hope you stop and see us next time you're through Mitchell!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best hotels I have been to. The owner Matt was so nice and gave me a great deal on a room for 5 nights. The whole staff treated us like royalty. I highly recommend this place! I will always stay here when passing through.

Thank lilsmithy
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving a review about your time with us! We pride ourselves on cleanliness and customer service and I'm happy we were able to help you out with a great deal as well! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip through South Dakota!

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My fiance' and I have been coming to the Thunderbird for 7 years now! When we first met we lived 2 hours apart, so seeing each other was difficult. We would meet half way and spend weekends at the Thunderbird Lodge. We fell in love with Matt and his staff who are very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The privacy of...

Thank hinesh1526
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

This kind of review is why I'm in the hospitality business. It's a special thing to be on a first-name basis with our repeat guests and we truly get to know them to the point where we feel like family. What a tribute to our staff over the years to know that the hard work and friendly smiles don't go...

Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for one night on our way home from TX. Was pleasantly surprised at the large room, and it was very clean. I received an "online special rate" of $60. The 5 star rating was for the great value.

Thank ChickintheStix
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to leave a review about your stay with us! We pride ourselves on offering our travelers value that can't be topped in Mitchell. I'm pleased you enjoyed your time with us and would love to host you again on your next trip to Mitchell!

Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a hotel that I would have possibly driven past, but after reading the reviews - we decided to reserve a room. It is an older hotel that has been updated over the years. We had a King room on the first floor. The room was very large and roomy. The vanity area was outside of the tub/toilet room,...

Thank Karen L R
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving us a chance on your stop through Mitchell, Karen! We rely on travelers like yourself to maybe go outside your comfort zone initially, and quickly realize you made a great decision. We will continue to work hard to earn our guests' trust and we sure hope to see you again on your next trip...

Chadron, Nebraska
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The room in this motel was clean and quiet. Bed was clean and comfortable. Decor left a lot to be desired. Kind of shabby and unimaginative. Breakfast was so so. If you're looking for a cheap night's rest, this will do.

Thank Evie M
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a moment to leave a review on Trip Advisor, Evie! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found your accommodations clean and comfortable. I do apologize that our decor didn't fit with your expectations- we actually just remodeled our rooms in June 2015 with all new bedding, carpet and furniture. We didn't change up the...

Holland, Michigan
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Spent four days at the Thunderbird on a late season hunting trip. Great price. Double room was clean and large enough for several four-legged companions. Comfortable beds, mini fridge, microwave and lots of table/desk top space. Easy access to interstate, gas, restaurants and Cabelas. Convenient parking, outdoor entry and place to walk dogs. Staff and owner were very helpful and...

1Thank gswickens
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We love having our pheasant hunters with us during the fall and winter months... I appreciate you pointing out the many aspects of your stay that you enjoyed and we can't wait for next season to start up again! We look forward to seeing you then! Have a great 2017!

Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped overnight here, wasn't bad. The front desk worker was pleasant and assigned us a room by the lobby. We were on the ground floor and it wasn't noisy. The room was fine, bathroom was a bit dusty, but otherwise clean. Breakfast was slim pickins, just cereal, bread items, coffee, juice, and yogurt. I didn't use the whirl pool or...

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Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a quick review on Trip Advisor! I'm glad you found our staff helpful and your room clean! We try to give our guests the best price for the value you receive in Mitchell and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Stop by and see us again on your next trip to the Palace City!

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Bare minimum hotel. The soap and shampoo came in ketchup-sized packets, not the little bottles or even wall dispensers you find at most hotels. Everything was outdated but at least it was functional. The bed wasn't uncomfortable.

Thank Lydia A
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a shot during your trip to Mitchell, Lydia. We definitely cater to travelers on a budget and that's why we do some of the things we do. Our decision to not offer "bottles" of shampoo is not one that was made flippantly. It's our finding that most travelers carry their own shampoo when traveling and it's...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunderbird Lodge is a locally owned and independently operated motel. We are dedicated to hospitality and service at an incredible value. We feature an expanded continental breakfast, on-site Liquor Store, hot tub and sauna, and clean, comfortable rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell

Address: 1601 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD 57301-4788
Region: United States > South Dakota > Mitchell
Price Range: $86 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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“I think that there's a newer section on the 1st floor to the right of the lobby.”
etp3, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor. The second level you walk up outside stairs.”
VickiL213, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you don't smoke or have pets, stay in the rooms with interior corridors. No one will be above you.”
Gypsy377, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Family room for 5 women was awesome, better than a cot!”
Trudypop, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“great b'fast but room small”
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