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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.

When staying at the BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, theres 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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900 S Jefferson Avenue
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 12:00:00
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900 S Jefferson Avenue
United States

What's nearby?


  • 78.80 mile(s) from Nashville

  • 95.10 mile(s) from Chattanooga

  • 102 mile(s) from Knoxville

  • 127 mile(s) from Sevierville

  • 133 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge

  • 139 mile(s) from Gatlinburg

  • 169 mile(s) from Lexington, Kentucky

  • 208 mile(s) from Atlanta, Georgia

  • 215 mile(s) from Asheville, North Carolina

  • 290 mile(s) from Memphis

  • 254 mile(s) from Cincinnati, Ohio

  • 554 mile(s) from Jacksonville, Florida

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Adams USA

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Fleetguard

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Dacco Inc

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Tennessee Tech

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Cooksville Regional Hospital

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Nashville Tech

  • 2.60 mile(s) from Tennessee Tech University

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 449 traveller reviews
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Five star rating from whole family.

26/10/2016 mommysbored, tennessee

We stayed for one night. Beds were very comfortable. Room was very clean. Front desk were very polite and helpful. Food at Mexican restaurant right beside hotel was excellent, fast food, great servi... more


Dependably comfortable

26/10/2016 Susan S, Lindale, United States

My husband and were on a 10 day road trip; combination genealogy research and sight-seeing. We usually stay at Best Western because they are dependably clean and comfortable. Not necessary to have "f... more


Very nice

18/10/2016 Joe W, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts

Very nice room, friendly staff, great breakfast nook. Very convenient to shopping, restuarants, banks, movies, gas stations. All is within walking distance of thunderbird hotel. Great room, brand new ... more


Less than Transparent

14/10/2016 Porter A,

I ended up here by buying a 3 star deal on Priceline late at night because I was too tired to drive further. BEWARE. When I started to check in I was informed that as a prepay I could only have a sm... more



13/10/2016 jamesmS7050LD, Centerton, Arkansas

Overall quality and services of this hotel is excellent. Very large bathroom. Most have just enough room for the business needed, but this hotel had a double vanity and very large bath. The bed was ve... more