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Thunderbird Lodge

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Front of property
Family Room, Non Smoking | Iron/ironing board, cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Free daily continental breakfast

Overview of Thunderbird Lodge

Thunderbird Lodge

2.0 star property

8.4/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
1601 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD, 57301

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDakota Wesleyan University14 min walk
  • Popular LocationDakota Discovery Museum2 min drive
  • Popular LocationHitchcock Park3 min drive
  • AirportMitchell, SD (MHE-Mitchell Municipal)13 min drive

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About this area


Thunderbird Lodge is located in Mitchell. Local points of interest include Dakota Wesleyan University, Dakota Discovery Museum, and Hitchcock Park.

What's nearby

  • Dakota Wesleyan University - 14 min walk
  • Dakota Discovery Museum - 2 min drive
  • Hitchcock Park - 3 min drive
  • Mitchell Aquatic Center - 3 min drive
  • Avera Queen of Peace Hospital - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD) - 61 min drive


  • Marlins Family Restaurant - 1 min walk
  • Culver's - 15 min walk
  • Blarney's Sportsbar & Grill - 12 min walk
  • Burger King - 6 min drive
  • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery - 7 min walk

About this property

Thunderbird Lodge

Property highlights
At Thunderbird Lodge, you can look forward to free continental breakfast, laundry facilities, and a bar. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna. In addition to a business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Free self parking
  • Free newspapers, meeting rooms, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 48 rooms have comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to perks like free WiFi and free newspapers. Guest reviews give good marks for the clean, quiet rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) and cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Refrigerators, microwaves, and irons/ironing boards
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels



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
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
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

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Crib (surcharge)
  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Laundry facilities

Guest services

  • No housekeeping

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Crib (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)


  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Air conditioning
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 20.00 per night
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
4 children, up to the age of 10 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 5.0 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet deposit: USD 20.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell
Thunderbird Mitchell
Thunderbird Lodge Motel
Thunderbird Lodge Mitchell
Thunderbird Lodge Motel Mitchell

Frequently asked questions

Is Thunderbird Lodge pet-friendly?

Yes, this property allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a deposit of USD 20.00 per night and a fee of USD 20 per pet, per day.

How much does it cost to stay at Thunderbird Lodge?

As of Apr 1, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thunderbird Lodge on Apr 2, 2023 start from $65.99, 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.

How much is parking at Thunderbird Lodge?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Thunderbird Lodge?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Thunderbird Lodge?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Thunderbird Lodge located?

Situated in Mitchell, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dakota Wesleyan University and Dakota Discovery Museum. Hitchcock Park and Mitchell Aquatic Center are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Thunderbird Lodge and receive a full refund?

Yes, Thunderbird Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Thunderbird Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.



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10/10 Excellent


Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great service from the Owners. We were delayed until after midnight by a snow storm and he was gracious even when he had to get up to check us in.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent

Christopher, Santa Rosa

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Perfect place for overnight stay for travelers on the road. Friendly, communicative, welcoming manager adds a touch that you will like.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

8/10 Good

Catherine, Menomonie

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff is super, the rooms are clean.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

8/10 Good


Traveled with group, Traveled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was in a great location
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Starting with Kristi(sp) at the front desk and ending with the breakfast, the service was great! Rooms are clean, showers were good, beds are a little on the harder side, room was spotless. We’ll definitely be back!
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great all around. Great rate for my family of 6. Great continental breakfast. Nice large tv in the room. One of the best places we’ve stayed in a long time!😊😊😊
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

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Nearest Airport
Sioux Falls, SD (FSD-Sioux Falls Regional)
1601 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD