75.0% Based on 181 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Enjoy the outdoor pool at this clothing-optional Elko motel

In Elko

Stay at this Elko motel and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Western Folklife Center and 2 miles (3 km) of Elko Area Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. Great Basin College and Northeastern Nevada Museum are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Renovated in 2018

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the express check-in. Enjoy the outdoor pool and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and free long-distance calls. Other amenities include flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Pet Friendly)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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75.0% of guests recommend out of 181 reviews

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Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a vending machine, and laundry facilities are also featured at the business-friendly Thunderbird Motel. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Thunderbird Motel was completed in June 2018. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Elko motel.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1975
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Elko Station (1.7 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Thunderbird Motel offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered once per stay. Amenities available on request include microwaves. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Long distance calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 9 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in, along with matching photo identification. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 15 per pet, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 15 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 5.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Thunderbird Motel Elko
  • Thunderbird Elko

You should know

  • Please note that clothing is optional at Thunderbird Motel.
  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • The seasonal pool will open in April and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 9 AM to 10 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Alcohol isn't allowed at Thunderbird Motel.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.