Thunderbird Motel

Thunderbird Motel

345 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801, United States
+1 775 738 7115
C$ 11

rate per night


based on 314 reviews

Thunderbird Motel
Sat 9/12
Wed 13/12
Room type
Nightly total
King room
C$ 11
Queen room
C$ 63

About Thunderbird Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
This downtown Elko motel provides a free shuttle service to Elko Regional Airport, 3 miles away. It features a seasonal outdoor pool. All guest rooms feature free Wi-Fi. Free parking is available. A flat-screen cable TV is provided in each guest room at the Thunderbird Motel. The rooms include a work desk, a microwave and a refrigerator. All guest rooms have a private bathroom. A 24-hour front desk greets guests at the Motel Thunderbird. Fax and photocopying services are available. Vending machines featuring drinks are on site. Free coffee is always available in the lobby. Northeastern Nevada Museum is 1 mile away. The Ruby View Golf Course is a 7-minute drive from this motel.

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Sat 9/12
Wed 13/12
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Queen room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on the total costs of the stay, including taxes and fees.

Amenities at Thunderbird Motel

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view


  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Casino

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Reviews of Thunderbird Motel

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2.0 Poor
DO NOT STAY IN THIS HOTEL. VERY INCOMPETENT MANAGER AND OWNER. THEY WERE EXTREMELY UNPROFESSIONAL AND RUDE!!!!!!! We booked this hotel with confirmation of 2 queen beds, and we even had an email to prove the reservation. Upon getting there close to midnight, the manager came out, in what looked like his pajamas, rubbing his belly. I showed him our reservation, and he gave us our keys, thinking all was good. We get to our room, and it only had one bed. I walked back to the front desk, and he proceeded to refute our reservation, even though it said in black and white in our confirmation that we booked for 2 queen beds. I remained calm, while he questioned my intelligence by sarcastically asking, “So is my computer wrong?” as he claimed it only showed 1 bedroom on his computer. This was past midnight, and we had 2 tired kids waiting to rest. The manager and I walked to our room, so he could see there was only 1 bed, and when he got to the room, where my husband was sitting on the bed, this rude manager had the NERVE to tell my husband to not “disturb the bed!!!” Who says that to their customers!?! The owner was notified, and even he was saying that they couldn’t modify the booking!!! What kind of business does shady things like that! Do not advertise you have 2 beds, customer then books, and turn them away bc your computer says otherwise. We have traveled the world, & stayed at different places. This WAS THE WORST EXPERIENCE. Room smelled bad anyway!! Do NOT waste $$ here!
8.5 Very good
Pros:The room was clean, large, and comfortable. Check in was easy, and the staff was friendly.
Cons:No complaints for the budget price ...
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Clean, affordable, walkable to restaurants. I LOVED staying here.
6.8 Okay
Pros:I was originally put in a room with a king bed, which I'd reserved, but the tv was finicky and kept cutting out. The front desk clerk tried to fix it, and eventually gave me a different room with 2 queens. The second room was fine, pretty clean and comfortable, across the street from a casino if that's your thing. Small pool which is open 10a-10p.
Cons:The first room had been a bit dirty (the walls of the bathroom weren't clean and the pillows on the bed smelled distinctly like men's cologne as if they hadn't been washed). Also, I know this is petty, but they didn't provide mini shampoo & conditioner bottles and I really wanted to wash my hair.
8.8 Very good
Pros:Friendly staff! Great location downtown that was quiet at night. Breakfast in the morning was a cool thing to get. Didn't get there in time to swim but pool area looked good, it even had a grill.
Cons:Shower head could have worked better. Ice machine was out of order :(


345 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801

What's nearby

  • Western Folklife Center186 m
  • Elko County Courthouse312 m
  • Elko Amtrak Station1 km
  • Northeastern Nevada Museum1.4 km
  • Red Lion Casino2.6 km
  • South Fork State Recreation Area17.2 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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C$ 186
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FAQs when booking at Thunderbird Motel

  • Where is Thunderbird Motel located?

    Thunderbird Motel is located at 345 Idaho Street, 0.2 km from the centre of Elko. Western Folklife Center is the closest landmark to Thunderbird Motel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Thunderbird Motel?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Thunderbird Motel.

  • Does Thunderbird Motel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Thunderbird Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Thunderbird Motel offer free parking?

    Yes, Thunderbird Motel offers free parking.

  • How far is Thunderbird Motel from the airport?

    Thunderbird Motel is 2.5 km from Elko.

  • Does Thunderbird Motel have a pool?

    Yes, Thunderbird Motel has a pool on-site.

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Distance to downtown

0.2 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

2.5 km