Cookeville TN Hotels | BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel | Hotels in Cookeville


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900 S Jefferson Avenue
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501-4018
United States


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Hotel Overview

Conveniently located off Interstate 40, Highway 70 and Highway 111, and situated between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga, the Best Western Thunderbird Motel offers an easy access to the surrounding area and comfortable accommodations while on the road.

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When staying at the Best Western Thunderbird Motel, there's plenty to do and something for everyone. Visit students attending Tennessee Tech University, check out Cane Creek Park Sports Complex, stroll through the historic downtown, enjoy the great outdoors at any one of the four surrounding state parks, swing away on local golf courses and discover breathtaking waterfalls in the Cumberland Plateau area.

Inside each spacious accommodation at the pet-friendly Best Western Thunderbird Motel, guests will find all the comforts of home, in addition to all the premium amenities that Best Western hotels are known for, including an iron, ironing board, microwave, refrigerator, hairdryer, coffee/tea maker and more. Two-room suites and hot tub suites, which include a microwave, refrigerator and sofabed, are also available upon request. Other amenities at the Best Western Thunderbird also include an outdoor pool, and guest laundry facilities.

Traveling to Cookeville on business? We offer wired or wireless Internet access, fax and photocopy services, and free local calls for added convenience.

Whether traveling here on business, heading through town on a road trip or staying for vacation, the Best Western Thunderbird Motel offers spacious, comfortable accommodations and all the amenities needed while on the road. Book a stay online and save today!

We are a pet friendly hotel and allow them in our designated smoking and non-smoking queen rooms only. However, due to other people having allergies we do not allow them in any of our king rooms or our suites.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
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Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Jewel in middle Tennessee”
By johnpO1327VA
Erin, Tennessee on 15-Nov-17

Great place to stop between Knoxville and Nashville. Really good staff and centrally located to a dozen excellent restaurants within three miles and a couple within walking distance. Wal-Mart is just...

“Passing through”
By 22nancic
Murrells Inlet, United States on 13-Nov-17

Our stay was simply a place to sleep while traveling so it was ok. The bed was comfortable and it was clean. The decor was dated, the breakfast simple items, good coffee and the staff wanted to...

“Very clean!!!”
By TammyD89
Doniphan, Missouri on 10-Nov-17

We stayed here for one night while traveling. You would be hard pressed to find a cleaner hotel room. The bed was comfortable. The double sinks were a nice surprise. The rooms open to the outside...

“Lovely stay!!!!”
By E'Lane T
on 07-Nov-17

What a nice retreat after a long day on the road! Found ourselves in dense fog, tired and needing to rest. Had a free night with BW points but I'd have gladly paid to stay here! Front Desk lady...

“Another great example of why we make Best Western's our first choice”
By Billk54
Okotoks, Canada on 02-Nov-17

We wound up in Cookeville at the end of another road tripping day - spotted the Best Western just off the hiway exit - room was available - and very reasonably priced.. The staff here are great...


Hotel Amenities


  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Danishes, Muffins, Bagels, Toast (white and wheat), Four types of cereal, Jimmy Dean Breakfast Sandwiches, Waffles, Hard boiled eggs, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Three types of fruit, Two types of juice, Two types of milk and coffee. Served 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool seasonal 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Elevator
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Exercise facility 24-hour a small exercise room with a rack of free weights, an elliptical machine, an exercise bike and a treadmill.
  • Exter corridor
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Coffee and juice in lobby 24-hours.
  • High-speed Internet access

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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  • Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk
  • Cable satellite television with HBO®
  • Free local calls up to 30 minutes
  • All pillow top beds
  • Dataports
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • All rooms have either wired or wireless complimentary high-speed Internet access
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Refrigerator, in all guest rooms
  • Microwave, in all guest rooms
  • Cribs, nominal fee
  • Wake-up calls
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Free long distance access

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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