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Best Western Thunderbird Motel

AAA - 2 Diamond

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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 | 11:00:00


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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 475 traveller reviews
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Clean and Comfortable

18/04/2017 crcline21, Etowah, Tennessee

We arrived at the hotel very late after 5 hours of driving. Our room was ready, check was quick and easy. The room was very clean and smelled clean. The continental breakfast was very nice. They offer... more


Convenient Location

12/04/2017 Flteacher4, Keystone Heights, Florida

We stayed here overnight on a cross country trip from Los Angeles to Asheville, North Carolina. The room was clean and a good value. The Location was great with a good Mexican restaurant attached to... more


Cool name

11/04/2017 Ethan L,

With a name like Best Western "Thunderbird" motel how could you go wrong... Awesome name average motel. So this hotel gets a 3 star rating but it's a motel. Crown plazas, Double trees, Hilton garden i... more

Owner Response
Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review
Dear Ethan, We thank you for writing us a review here on TripAdvisor! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hope to see you again!

Great place for the price

09/04/2017 Peter S, Central Kentucky, United States

Had a great stay at this property. The staff was very helpful and outgoing. The rooms were immaculately clean. While this motel may be a little older, it is up-to-date and well-kept. Also it was v... more


Awesome Rooms and Great Customer Service

06/04/2017 Shalayne B, Nashville, Tennessee

What a wonderful experience! This was our first time to Cookeville,TN and Thunderbird Motel. We were there. For Tiny House Roadshow. What a wonderful time we had. The rooms were fabulous. The room was... more

Owner Response
Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review
Dear Shalayne, Thank you very much for writing us a wonderful review on TripAdvisor! We are glad you liked the rooms so much and you are right about our breakfast attendants; they are worth their weight in gold if I do say so myself! Hope to see you again soon!