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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 485 traveller reviews
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Business Trip

18/05/2017 53gretchenj, Cape Canaveral, Florida

I usually stay a maximum of 7 nights when I go up to TN for work. The Best Western has always had a friendly staff, the rooms are clean and I can pretty much walk to everything. The pool is a little w... more


Rude staff

18/05/2017 Q1694QElaurat, Carpinteria, California

The hotel rooms themselves are fine. Staff is rude and not helpful at all. Hopefully you don't have a specia request, because they will not care nor be helpful in your situation. I will never stay her... more

Owner Response
Thunderbird01, Manager at Best Western Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review
Thank you for leaving us a review. I am sorry to hear that you feel that way about our staff. Since you did not leave any details, I cannot comment on what may have happened. If you wish to discuss this further, feel free to contact me at bwthunderbird1965@gmail.com Thank you

Family Visit in Cookeville, TN

17/05/2017 Samuel M, Springfield, United States

The Best Western Thunderbird Motel is a nice, older, well-maintained motel for the value. The staff are very courteous and attentive. There is also a very good Mexican restaurant attached to the mot... more

Owner Response
Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review
Dear Samuel, Thank you very much for writing us a wonderful review on TripAdvisor! We are happy to hear that we made your experience a pleasurable one! Please come back and see us again!

Wise choice in Cookeville

10/05/2017 X-NYr, Arlington, VA

We debated whether to stay at the Best Western or one of the other chains. When our other choice would not match the price on their own website, we decided to try the Best Western, and we are so glad... more

Owner Response
Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review
We thank you for taking the time to write up a nice review for us here on TripAdvisor! It sounds like you really enjoyed the view you had from your room, as well as your overall stay! It makes our day to read that and we look forward to your next stay with us!

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07/05/2017 Alan H, Kyles Ford, United States

Very nice and quiet hotel with friendly staff. Very helpful with the rooms and the breakfast help was beyond great. Convenient to many restaurants and coffee shops. Clean rooms, Will definately stay ... more

Owner Response
Thunderbird01, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Thunderbird Motel, responded to this review
Dear Alan, Thank you for writing us such a great review here on TripAdvisor! We're glad you liked it so much and we hope to see you soon!