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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Thunderbird Motel

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWashington-Grizzly Stadium10 min walk
    Popular LocationUniversity of Montana13 min walk
    Popular LocationGreenough Park18 min walk
    AirportMissoula, MT (MSO-Missoula Intl.)16 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Signature Suite, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub, City View

    Room amenities

    • 3896 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area


Located in Missoula, Thunderbird Motel is in the city center and on the riverwalk. A Carousel for Missoula is a popular area attraction and if an activity is on the agenda, Smokejumpers Center and Montana Snowbowl Ski Area are worth checking out. Children's Museum Missoula and Missoula County Fairgrounds are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Washington-Grizzly Stadium - 10 min walk
  • University of Montana - 13 min walk
  • Wilma Theatre - 15 min walk
  • Missoula Art Museum - 16 min walk
  • Greenough Park - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportMissoula Intl. Airport (MSO) - 16 min drive


  • Finn & Porter — 7 min walk
  • Pearl Cafe — 13 min walk
  • El Cazador — 14 min walk
  • Catalyst Cafe — 15 min walk
  • Plonk Wine — 15 min walk
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About this property

Thunderbird Motel

Riverwalk Missoula motel in Heart of Missoula, near University of Montana
This smoke-free motel features an indoor pool, a spa tub, and coffee/tea in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a meeting room, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. All 31 rooms offer free WiFi, microwaves, and TVs. Guests will also find ironing boards and desks.
Thunderbird Motel offers 31 accommodations with irons/ironing boards. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Housekeeping is provided daily.
An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Free breakfast available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave


  • ATM/banking services
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Heating (climate-controlled)


  • Shower/tub combination


  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: USD 10.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
No onsite parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Pool access available from 10 AM to 10 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Thunderbird Motel MISSOULA
Thunderbird MISSOULA
Thunderbird Hotel Missoula
Thunderbird Motel Motel
Thunderbird Motel Missoula
Thunderbird Motel Motel Missoula

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Thunderbird Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Thunderbird Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Thunderbird Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Thunderbird Motel?
As of Jan 27, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thunderbird Motel on Jan 28, 2021 start from $90, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Thunderbird Motel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool. Pool access is from 10 AM–10 PM.
Is Thunderbird Motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Thunderbird Motel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Thunderbird Motel?
Check-in ends–anytime.
What time is check-out at Thunderbird Motel?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for USD 10.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Thunderbird Motel located?
Located in Heart of Missoula, this golf motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of University of Montana and A Carousel for Missoula. Smokejumpers Center and Montana Snowbowl Ski Area are also within 16 mi (25 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 24 out of 87 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 27 out of 87 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 87 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 87 reviews
2 - Poor 20%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 87 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Inexpensive good spot
Close to areas I visited, University. Accessible and comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It was a horrible experience
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Room was big and clean. Very comfortable and hot tub was very relaxing.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Amenities
Hotel was clean, check in easy. However Expedia showed hottub in king room and when got there no , but already paid :-)
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent place to stay!! Staff super cool and rooms wonderful!!
Stayed 5 nights in Jul 2020

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