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By a verified traveler on Tue 31 Dec 2019

Hotel Description

Art Deco motel near University of California-Riverside

City center stay

Your stay at this Eastside motel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Riverside Convention Center and University of California-Riverside. Riverside Metropolitan Museum and California Museum of Photography are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Round-the-clock service

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the express check-in and free Internet in public areas. A communal living room, express check-out, and free newspapers are also on offer.

Free Internet, comfy beds

The 44 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as comfy beds. Entertainment options include TVs with satellite channels, while refrigerators and microwaves provide the conveniences of home. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$108* Per night/room Apr 21 - Apr 22

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Thunderbird Lodge in Riverside ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Thunderbird Lodge in Riverside

Everyone (3) Couples (2) Family (8)
4 out of 5
Better than expected, pretty clean, quite and plenty of parking

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 28, 2019

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3 out of 5
Room dirty at check in waited 15 min.AC not that cold

Posted by on Sep 10, 2019

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5 out of 5
Excellent Staff, very helpful and great customer service.

Posted by on Aug 11, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019

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5 out of 5
Wanted a heart shaped tub, is actually a normal shaped tub. Do not come here for your instagram pictures, Still a nice place though

Posted by on Jun 30, 2019

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4 out of 5
It was good for the price would stay here again the people where friendly

Posted by on May 26, 2019

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3 out of 5
Nothing fancy. Clean and quiet. Excellent location near downtown.

Posted by , from Carlsbad, Ca on Apr 27, 2019

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3 out of 5
Office wasnt even open in the AM when i went to check out . ??

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019

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5 out of 5
Overall first impression was very favorable. Everything was very clean. Received warm welcome at the desk. Colors of paint on walls inside and out reflected the "Thunderbird" theme. A refrigerator, microwave, and hair dryer were in the room and internet access was available.

Posted by on Mar 3, 2019

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About the Thunderbird Lodge in Riverside

Location 2711 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507

Property Features

Thunderbird Lodge in Riverside offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The business-friendly Thunderbird Lodge in Riverside also features express check-in, express check-out, and a communal living room. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Art Deco Riverside motel.

  • 1 building
  • 44 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Los Angeles - Ontario Intl. Airport (ONT) (32.4 km / 20.2 mi)
  • Train station: Riverside-Downtown Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Thunderbird Lodge in Riverside offers 44 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.