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***Perfect location for your shopping getaway!*** In the heart of North Scottsdale, two blocks from Kierland Commons, the Best Western Plus Scottsdale Thunderbird Suites is a newly renovated all suites hotel.

A warm and friendly atmosphere and a smiling face from our guest services staff are just the first hints of what is in store for you during your stay with us at the Best Western Plus Scottsdale Thunderbird Suites. For business or leisure, our hotel offers the services and features to help you make the most of your stay.

We are pet friendly! Our resort hotel, located in the center of north Scottsdale and two blocks from upscale 'main street' Kierland Commons shopping and dining, offers many of the services and amenities that are found at larger Scottsdale resort hotels at a fraction of the cost, yet with an improved service only a smaller hotel can offer. Plus, our hotel is literally only steps next to the new Scottsdale Quarter shopping, dining, and offices. Should nostalgia strike you, our hotel is only minutes from Old Town Scottsdale with its myriad of boutique shops and galleries.

At the Best Western Plus Scottsdale Thunderbird Suites you are "close to home". We treat you to our own special brand of hometown hospitality. Our location is a perfect setting for your leisure travel in the Valley of the Sun or those ever important business meetings and seminars. No matter what your purpose for coming to Scottsdale, Phoenix or other points in the Valley, our resort hotel makes it happen for you. Enjoy your stay.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets accepted. 20.00 USD per day. Up to two dogs per room with an 80 lb. weight limit per animal, maximum of 100 USD weekly. Other pet types such as cats, birds, or other animals are allowed at the discretion of the property and require prior approval from the property. Hotel may charge additionally if excessive cleaning or repair is required.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 22.30 mile(s) from Phoenix Zoo, located at 455 North Galvin Parkway in Phoenix. They just celebrated their 50th year. Nestled within the buttes of Papago Park on 125 acres of beautiful and varied landscapes, the Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 1,100 animals from around the world, including more than 200 animals that are endangered or threatened. They have a Safari Train Tour that takes 25 minutes, and a Harmony farm Petting Zoo that is great for all ages. You can take camel rides or take a ride on the endangered species carousel. Get up close and personal with the giraffes or enjoy the zoo from one of our pedal boats. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is $20.00 per adult and $10.00 per child. Children two and under are free.
  • 220.00 mile(s) from Grand Canyon, enjoy Arizona's wonder of the world, along with Sedona's amazing red rock views and the Navajo Nation. You can book single day tours or multi day tours.
  • 37.95 mile(s) from Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium, you can plunge into super splashy fun on the log flume ride or climb aboard the Safari Train Ride. Slow down and enjoy scenic views high above the park on the wildlife skyride or cruise down on the Australian boat ride. check out fish, mammals, birds, invertebrate, amphibians and reptiles at the aquarium. Adults $29.00, children 3-12 $14.25, children under 3 are free.
  • 12.69 mile(s) from Desert Botanical Garden, nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden is a unique destination for discovering the wonders of the Sonoran Desert. The garden is home to the world's finest and most diverse collection of succulent plants. Discover saquaros, prickly pears, agaves and desert wildflowers. Enjoy guided and self-guided tours demonstrations, and seasonal exhibits. Admission: adults $18.00; students 12-18 $10.00, children 3-12 $8.00. Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


  • 0.01 mile(s) from El Santo Cantina, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, very poplular during the day and on weekends. Bar has a pool area that reminds you of a Las Vegas hotel pool. Younger crowd 21-40. Great Mexican food, loud but very friendly. Also features a dance floor and pool tables.
  • 0.25 miles(s) from Dominick's® Steakhouse, full service, Italian, open for: dinner, steak, seafood and Italian upscale restaurant.
  • 0.25 miles(s) from Stingray Sushi, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.25 mile(s) from The Cheescake Factory®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Brio Tuscan Grille, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner


  • 19.70 mile(s) from Arizona State University


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation® Taliesin West, acclaimed as one of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest masterpieces. Showcases Wright's brilliant ability to integrate indoor and outdoor spaces. Tours offer an intimate look at Wright's architecture, life and philosophies on building in the fragile desert.


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Scottsdale Quarter, a well-rounded collection of chic shops and boutiques, foodie delights and late-night temptations.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Kierland Commons, a unique, upscale Main Street lifestyle center that artfully blends retail shopping, dining and entertainment. The one-of-a-kind development incorporates over 70 high-end specialty stores that include a distinctive selection of national retail choices, such as Anthropologie®, Splendid®, Michael Kors, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Crate & Barrel, Sur La Table®, Barnes & Noble, Tommy Bahama® and Z Gallerie. Guests may also choose from a variety of restaurants.
  • 9.10 mile(s) from Scottsdale Fashion Square, if the rich and famous go to a mall this is usually the one where they stop!
  • 24.30 mile(s) from Arizona Mills®, is the largest indoor mall in Arizona with over 185 stores.


  • 23.00 mile(s) from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, take the Cactus Road Exit 40 and proceed west for approximately two miles to Scottsdale Road. Turn right on Scottsdale Road and proceed north for approximately two miles to the intersection of Butherus Drive and Scottsdale Road. Turn right to the hotel.
  • 138.00 mile(s) from Tucson International Airport
  • .02 mile(s) from Scottsdale Airport