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.
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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.
This is an older motel. Each room is entered from outside. It was very clean, comfortable beds, and quiet. The only complaint I have is that the bathtub/shower and sinks back up and were very slow...
Decades ago, I attended Tennessee Technological University (1970!!)!! Re-visited Cookeville a couple months ago, and while many things have changed, The Thunderbird Motel is still there!!! Excellent...
Devils Tower, Wyoming on 20-Dec-2018
Stayed on a weeknight.
What we liked:
1. Large, clean room
2. Comfortable mattress
4. Pleasant staff
What we didn’t like:
1. Noisy guests at night in the walkway when we were trying to...
Virginia Beach, VA on 04-Dec-2018
We have stayed here before and definitely would stay again. The beds we're comfortable, the water pressure and shower were great! The people at the front desk we're very nice when we checked in and...
Newport News, Virginia on 10-Nov-2018
I just stayed at this Best Western. It was a great stay with very fair prices and wonderful staff who are super welcoming and nice. The rooms were also kept very clean and the bed was comfortabel...
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.
Outdoor pool seasonal 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
24-hour front desk
Exercise facility 24-hour a small exercise room with a rack of free weights, an elliptical machine, an exercise bike and a treadmill.
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
Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk
Cable satellite television with HBO®
Free local calls up to 30 minutes
All pillow top beds
AM/FM alarm clock
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
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