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Bedford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We go through Mitchell, SD about this time every year. The Thunderbird Lodge has competitive prices, has been remodeled a bit and is certainly very conveniently located. The staff is attentive and helpful. Breakfast is a bit sketchy, but we don't choose a motel for its breakfast food! We will certainly return next year.

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

Thanks so much for your review on trip advisor! I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you experienced great customer service during your time here. Our staff does an excellent job and we'll continue to work hard to ensure that service continues!

Reviewed 10 August 2016

Very Clean, easy check in, very friendly at front desk. Older motel but good for a night stay. Not a big breakfast choice but good enough. Been recently updated. Easy location next to Interstate and easy on and off

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

Thank you, Jean, for being a quick review here on trip advisor! We have a super housekeeping staff and I'm glad you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are fortunate, as well, to have a location that allows our guests to park here and walk to whatever you might need! Thanks, again, and we'd love to see you the...

Near Topeka
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Overnight stop. Clean place but lacked pool and jacuzzi looked green. Front desk was kind and efficient. I would recommend a room with an interior corridor door located on north side of establishment that looks toward McDonalds- much quieter. The room was clean and well kept. They had updated the rooms so don't let the exterior deter you. A little...

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

I appreciate you taking a moment to leave a review on trip advisor! Our front desk staff is exceptional and I'm thrilled to read that your stay was a positive one. Thanks for your business and please keep us in mind the next time you're through South Dakota!

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The room size was perfect for us and our 3 teenagers, we like having our own private room. The place was clean and the staff was friendly. We would definitely stay there again. One of the best places we stayed on our 10 day trip.

Thank cmlee1969
Matt C, Owner at Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell, responded to this review

Thanks for your review here on trip advisor! it sounds like you were in one of our family rooms, and I'm glad that it fit your needs as a larger family! Thanks so much for staying with us and we'd love to host you again if you're ever back in Mitchell!

Clear Lake, Iowa
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night on our way home from Yellowstone while on our motorcycle. We like the hotels where you can drive up and park by our room. While some of these types of hotels don't meet my standards this one did. Very clean and comfortable bed. Great location! Was able to walk behind the hotel and find a great...

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

Thanks so much for the review on trip advisor! I'm thrilled you gave us a chance and even more pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Of our 48 rooms, 28 of them have outside entry and it's a great thing that we have both options because no two travelers are made the same. Our location is an excellent...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell – We were on our way to visit the Badlands, Custer Park, Black Hills and Mount Rushmore. Nice little surprise and very pleasant and accommodating staff, clean. Small breakfast, simple and plentiful. We are a family of 4, to include twin’s kids. For a 2-start hotel, this is a very good deal.

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

Thank you very much for the kind words here on trip advisor. We have a superb staff, both housekeeping and front desk, and I'm thrilled the service you received during your time with us. I hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and we'd love to see you again if you're ever back through South Dakota!

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 7 August 2016

It was a busy time during bike week and was difficult in some places to find somewhere to stay. I am glad we found this location. It was a unique place and folks with kids will love the decor out on the front lawn. The hotel was in a great location and you could walk just steps to a Marlins,...

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

Thanks very much for the review! I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and thanks for pointing out things like restaurants nearby and even our friendly "jackalope" out front! He sure loves to take pictures! Ha! Please stop by and see us again if you're ever in the area. Thanks, again!

Reviewed 6 August 2016

This motel is clean, comfortable, and very affordable. We have stayed here every summer in July for the past 5 years. So convenient to restaurants, shopping and the freeway. Highly recommend the Thunderbird Lodge.

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

Thanks so much for the review here on trip advisor! We have a great housekeeping staff that works extremely hard to provide clean and comfortable rooms for our guests and I'm pleased that you experienced that during your stay with us. Thanks, again, and I hope to see you next time you're in the Palace City!

St. joseph mo.
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We need a place to stay had no reservation stopped here asked they had a King no smoking perfect,it's a older place but clean parked right in front of room microwave and fridge in room would stay here again price was right too and right off I90.

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

Thanks for leaving a review on trip advisor about your stay with us. We realize we're in an older building and that just means we work extra hard to provide that great first impression that our guests have come to expect! Thanks for giving us a shot and we'll continue to improve to make sure our guests keep coming back!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Good price and decent Trip Advisor reviews convinced us to give Thunderbird s try. The front desk person was very friendly and helpful. They do a have guest laundry and lots of parking. We had a clearly marked no smoking room. The beds were a bit old, but clean. A few restaurants within short walk. Right off interstate 90.

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

Thanks so much giving us a chance and for leaving a review on trip advisor! I appreciate you noticing the cleanliness and also that our location is a plus! If you're ever back through Mitchell we'd love to see you again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $64 - $107 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles etp3, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for first floor. The second level you walk up outside stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Gypsy377, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Family room for 5 women was awesome, better than a cot!”
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“great b'fast but room small”
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