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Thunderbird Lodge

Expedia.comUSD 113*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lodge has been recently upgraded, and it shows. The decor is very nice, the room wonderfully clean, the bed very comfortable, and the internet fast. There were no vacancies when we arrived on May 10 for our two-night stay, but it was so quiet at night you would never have known the place was full. The food at the...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Matthew S, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your stay with us at Thunderbird Lodge. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit, found your accommodations clean and comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful, and the food good. Should your journey bring you back to Canyon De Chelly, we absolutely want you to stay with us...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our room was in the back and very quiet, also very comfortable. I strongly recommend breakfast in the cafeteria-- also if you're hunting for jewelry, the gift shop has better prices than almost anywhere in there region. We saw a smilier piece in Sedona for 3X the price we paid at the gift shop. If you want a more personal...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mary F, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your stay with us at Thunderbird Lodge. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit, found your accommodations comfortable, the food good, and the shopping terrific! Should your journey bring you back to Canyon De Chelly, we hope you will stay with us again! All our best to...

Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with the large size of the room, cleanliness, homey Southwestern decor, comfy beds and friendly, helpful staff. The on-site Restaurant was really convenient, had good food, and was reasonably priced. We recommend you go on an awesome Thunderbird Lodge Tour of the Canyon De Chelly - riding in the 10-passenger Pinzgauer troop carriers with a knowledgeable...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear castle652017, Thank you for the excellent rating and thoughtful review of your stay with us at Thunderbird Lodge. We are delighted you found your accommodations clean and comfortable, the staff welcoming and helpful, and the food good. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tour of Canyon De Chelly in the Pinzgauer and had the opportunity to learn about...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms are all on ground floor and are spread out in multiple small buildings. Our room was spacious with comfortable beds, mini-fridge and microwave. The bathroom was adequate and the shampoo/conditioner/soap etc were excellent. During our stay in early May, it was generally quiet and the weather was great. The location is wonderful for visiting Canyon de Chelly. They...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Prat97xxx, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your stay at Thunderbird Lodge. We appreciate your wonderful comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay, found your accommodations clean and comfortable, the room amenities pleasing and the location handy for your travel plans. Should your journey bring you back to Canyon De Chelly, we hope you...

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

You will be impressed with this circa. 1950's motor-lodge. It's been updated of course but still retains the nostalgic feel. Rooms were large with log lodge feel. Updated with flat screen televisions and well-appointed linens. Large property with lots of green grass and chairs for sitting outside to enjoy the scenery. Pets are welcome. Company store sells tshirts, etc. A...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Calitripgirl, Thank you for the excellent rating and thoughtful review of your stay with us at Thunderbird Lodge. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay, found your accommodations clean and comfortable, the amenities pleasing and the food good. We are also thrilled you took advantage of our beautiful surroundings and enjoyed our green grass! Should your journey bring you...

Gatesville, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 5 adults traveling NM and AZ for 11 days. We all were equally surprised what a clean and quaint place this was. The rooms were super clean and decked out with everything one would need and some. They had the most comfortable bed ever.....out of All the other hotels we stayed.....some of them were $$$$$. We were able...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Manuela W, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. We are delighted you all enjoyed your time with us at Thunderbird Lodge, and found your accommodations clean, the beds comfortable, the amenities pleasing and the area convenient for your travel plans. We hope you will come back to Canyon De Chelly, and we look...

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, location, location!! The lodge is dated and the rooms are small but it is without a doubt the best place to stay in Chinle and there is not much to choose from! The lodge is very close to both the South Rim and the North Rim and also close to the Visitor Center. There is only a cafeteria on...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear wearetravel1945, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your stay at Thunderbird Lodge, we appreciate your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the location to be ideal for your travel plans! Should your journey bring you back to Canyon De Chelly, we hope you will stay with us once again. All our...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent two nights here while hiking in Canyon de Chelly with friends. The property is located just down the hill from the National Monument Visitors Center. The rooms are in multiple single story buildings and, with the exception of the Kurig coffee makers and flat screen TVs, struck me as 1950s style. I would have to call them...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a positive note my room was spotless and kept that why by the housekeepers during my stay. The 2 times I went into the office I encountered the same clerk. Both times it was as if I had to wait for him to be done on his phone until him would assist me. Then he couldn't print me up...

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Mattie B, Admin. Assist. at Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Louise J, We are so sorry that the clerk you encountered was not welcoming and helpful to you. This is not how we want our guests to feel at all. We want everyone to feel welcomed...you are the reason we are here! We are delighted that you enjoyed your accommodations and that the housekeepers kept your room in great...

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An all single story hotel. Room are comfortable and updated. Staff was great. Has a gift shop and a restaurant. Right at the entrance to the two Canyon top drives. Resturant is cafeteria style, but you can order items while in line, a wait person brings the food to your table.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review your stay with us at Thunderbird Lodge. We are pleased that you found your accommodations comfortable, the staff friendly and welcoming, and the food good. We are also delighted that you enjoyed the canyon and majestic surroundings. Should your journey bring you back to Canyon De Chelly, we...

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The only accommodations inside Canyon de Chelly National Monument. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: Rural Route 7, Chinle, AZ 86503 (Formerly Sacred Canyon Lodge)
Region: United States > Arizona > Chinle
Price Range: $149 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 69
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Chinle
Thunderbird Lodge Grand Canyon
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“No stairs to climb!! Enter from parking lot into the room - easy unloading and loading.”
castle652017, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be placed around a small grass area which is very nice.”
wearetravel1945, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are well off street, behind restaurant.”
lroberts1228, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You don't need a room with a view of the Canyon”
, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for a king room in the old stone duplex”
timf212, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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