Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with free breakfast and outdoor pool


Situated in Cookeville, this hotel is 1.8 mi (3 km) from Cookeville History Museum and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Tennessee Tech University. Cookeville Golf Club and Burgess Falls State Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

Along with an outdoor pool, this hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and coffee/tea in a common area. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, a business center, and conference rooms are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 76 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LED TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds, coffee makers, and free long-distance calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Best Western Thunderbird Motel

900 S Jefferson Avenue Cookeville TN 38501

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Thunderbird Motel features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. A business center is on site at this 3-star property. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. This Cookeville hotel also offers coffee/tea in a common area, express check-out, and an elevator (lift). Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free self parking 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 9 AM.

El Tapatio - This restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 15 per night.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per day
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Thunderbird Cookeville
  • Best Western Thunderbird Motel
  • Best Western Thunderbird Motel Cookeville
  • Best Western Cookeville
  • Best Western Thunderbird Hotel Cookeville
  • Cookeville Best Western

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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