Thunderbird Inn - Savannah

611 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, United States, 31401  show map
 3 stars
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Thunderbird Inn - Savannah

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Verified Reviews:

  • Within easy walking distance of river street - Snow white towels - Rooms are tiny
  • Super comfortable bed - Free high speed internet - Clean lobby cafe area - Pleasant stay
  • Within walking distance of most of savannah - Noise was not a problem - Bathroom was average size
  • Breakfast was below average - Bath tub was rusty - Exterior is extremely dated - Beds were just brilliant
  • Great value hotel - Not enough parking spaces - Ice machine was broken

Overview

Thunderbird Inn is a four star hotel of Savannah.

The hotel is conveniently located close to the center of Savannah city and such attractions as Telfair Museum of Art, Lucas Theatre and Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

It provides air-conditioning rooms equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet connection.

Complimentary breakfast is served in the hotel’s restaurant.

Thunderbird Inn hotel offers free car parking, round-the-clock front desk, business services and coffee in the lobby.

It’s a pet-friendly hotel.

The entire property is air conditioned and non-smoking.

Number of rooms   41.

Rooms

The hotel provides such kinds of rooms as double room, suite room, king room and queen room.

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable channels, refrigerators, private spacious bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet connection.

Additionally adults can be accommodated approximately for 10 USD each per night.

Children under 12 years can stay free in their parents’ room.

Dining options

At the hotel Thunderbird Inn guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free. 

Additional features

There is a restaurant at the hotel which is serving complimentary breakfast every morning.

Coffee and microwave is at guests’ disposal in the lobby.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 7.50 per day.

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

611 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, United States, 31401

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City Center
  • Savannah
    600 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Carlito's Mexican Bar & Grill (cuisine: Mexican)
    270 m
  • Wasabi's Downtown (cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese)
    280 m
Beaches
  • South Beach
    430 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    41

Rooms and availability

The hotel provides such kinds of rooms as double room, suite room, king room and queen room.

All rooms feature air-conditioning, cable channels, refrigerators, private spacious bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet connection.

Additionally adults can be accommodated approximately for 10 USD each per night.

Children under 12 years can stay free in their parents’ room.

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Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds
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    How to reach hotel

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    Hotel Address:

    611 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, United States, 31401

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Savannah
      600 m
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Carlito's Mexican Bar & Grill (cuisine: Mexican)
      270 m
    • Wasabi's Downtown (cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese)
      280 m
    Beaches
    • South Beach
      430 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      41

    Thunderbird Inn Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    Places of interest

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    Shopping areas

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    • SCAD Museum of Art - 100 m
    • Savannah History and Science Museum - 300 m
    • Savannah Science Museum - 300 m
    • Ships of the Sea - 300 m
    • Telfair Museum of Art - 500 m
    • Art Center at City Market - 500 m
    • Ralph Gilbert Mark Civil Rghts - 600 m
    • Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace - 700 m
    • Savannah Symphony - 900 m
    • Georgia Historical Society - 1.0km
    • Flannery O'Connor Home - 1.0km
    • Owens-Thomas House Museum - 1.0km
    • Andrew Low House - 1.0km
    • Davenport House Museum - 1.1km

    Parks

    Universities, Institutes

    Theaters

    • Savannah Theater - 800 m
    • The Historic Savannah Theater - 800 m

    College Campuses

    Local Attractions

    • Oatland Island Wildlife Center - 1.6km
      711 Sandtown Rd, Savannah
    • Mickve Israel Temple - 5.0km
      Monterey Square, Savannah
    • Botanical Garden - 8.2km
      1388 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah
    • Talmadge Memorial Bridge - 1.8km
      Savannah, GA
    • Old Fort Jackson - 5.8km
      1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah

    Near the hotel

    • SCAD Museum of Art - 120 m
      601 Turner Blvd., Savannah
    • Chatham County Courthouse - 310 m
      Savannah, GA
    • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum - 400 m
      41 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah
    • Telfair Museums Telfair Academy - 520 m
      121 Barnard Street, Savannah
    • Savannah History Museum - 290 m
      303 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah
    • Georgia State Railroad Museum - 340 m
      655 Louisville Rd., Savannah
    • South Beach - 430 m
      14th Street South to 18th Street, Savannah

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Carlito's Mexican Bar & Grill - 270 m

      Address: 119 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
      Phone: 912-232-2525

      71% likes this, based on 87 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • Corleone's Trattoria - 360 m

      Address: 44 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
      Phone: 912-232-2720

      64% likes this, based on 297 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian
      Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 35

    • Middle Eastern Cuisine - 350 m

      Address: 142 Montgomery St
      Phone: 912-443-0414

      67% likes this, based on 41 reviews
      Cuisine: Middle Eastern

    • Wasabi's Downtown - 280 m

      Address: 113 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
      Phone: 912-233-8899

      66% likes this, based on 98 reviews
      Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese

    • Whistle Stop Cafe - 350 m

      Address: 303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
      Phone: 912-651-3656

      61% likes this, based on 97 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Family Fare
      Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 20

    Getting there.

    The nearest airport to Thunderbird Inn is Savannah, GA (SAV-Savannah - Hilton Head Intl.) which is located at the distance of about 12km away.

    To get to the hotel travelling South on I-95 from Charleston, SC and North follow such instructions: take I-95 South to US-17 South in Hardeeville, SC (Exit #5), as you cross the Talmadge Memorial Bridge across the Savannah River, then exit US-17 onto Oglethorpe Avenue. The hotel will be on right at the first stop light.

    To get to the hotel travelling North on I-95 from Florida or South Georgia follow such instructions: take I-95 North to I-16 East (Exit #99), follow I-16 East to Montgomery Str., turn left on Oglethorpe Avenue at the 2nd stop light.
    The hotel will be on left at the second stop light. To get to the hotel travelling East on I-16 from Atlanta, Macon or Central Georgia follow I-16 East to Montgomery Str., then turn left on Oglethorpe Avenue at the 2nd stop light. The hotel will be on left at the second stop light. To get to the hotel from the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport follow such instructions: exit the airport onto I-95 South & Take I-95 South to I-16 East (Exit #99), follow I-16 East to Montgomery Str., and turn left on Oglethorpe Avenue at the 2nd stop light. The hotel will be on left at the second stop light. To get to the hotel from Hilton Head Island, SC take I-278 from Hilton Head to SC-170 South, follow SC-170 South to US-17 South, then as you cross the Talmadge Memorial Bridge across the Savannah River, and exit US-17 onto Oglethorpe Avenue. The hotel will be on right at the first stop light.

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      41

    Thunderbird Inn Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thunderbird Inn

    Individual guest reviews

    • Single
      9.6

      The location was good, accommodations good, room comfortable, staff pleasant.

      Noise ... being close to scad - students out till wee morning hours and quite loud as was traffic. Problem with door - maybe. Would recommend Thunderbird if that gets resolved. Was hoping for a good night's sleep as I had a 6 hour drive the following day - got to sleep around 3 a.m. and had to wake up at 7 a.m.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Retro and handy to everything in historic savannah

    • Single
      8.2

      Great retro vibe and decent location. Historic Savannah is not big, so many places are walkable from the Thunderbird. Rooms are really clean and the staff is super friendly for a very decent price.

      It's a bit removed from the rest of the city, but still very central. 5 minute walk from central Savannah. The breakfast isn't very consistent, but there are plenty of decent breakfast and sandwich places in Savannah.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      I want to thank you so much for a wonderful stay. The people were friendly and always right there to help if you needed it. We will be coming back soon and staying at the 611 Thunderbird Inn Savannah. God Bless, and thank you for helping us enjoy our first trip to Savannah. Sure hope when my wife and I have our 37th wedding ann.in September you have room for two.. Thank you again. Jimmy, and Beverly Castro

      There was only one thing that happen that wasn't to bad is that the people one room over was drinking and smoking a little loud. We didn't say anything to them and the quieted down some what. They were parked next to us and my daughter found the word pussy written on her car in the dust that was collected. My grands didn't see it before we got it off. That could be done by anyone though. And has no reflections on you or you Inn please know that. I just didn't want the grads to see it and they didn'T. Lol Some people huh?

    • Single
      7.4

      Funky, eco-friendly, convenient. Friendly staff.

      Understaffed.

    • Single
      8.8

      Friendly, had everything I needed for a short stay. Free Wifi,coffee, breakfasts.

      Room not very light.

    • Couple
      8.2

      I loved the price, look, and location

      The walls are really thin, so noise was a bit of an issue

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      Bedding and friendly, professional staff.

      Sparse continental breakfast.

    • Couple
      7.8

      The location was good; within walking distance to the historic part of Savannah. All of the staff were incredibly friendly. Even in the parking lot people were greeting guests with enthusiastic "hellos". The kitsch aspect was cute without being over the top. I would recommend this place to friends passing through.

      The rate seemed a little high for what would normally be a cheaper hotel but I assume that the location plays a part in the pricing. Although, we did find a B&B closer to the river at the same price for the same night (we ended up going with Thunderbird because we knew we would be checking in late). I probably wouldn't recommend this place to vacationers staying for more than a night or two, or people with more elevated taste. But I would stay there again for sure.

    • Couple
      5.8

      A well priced and fun place in walking distance from the Savannah tourist attractions.

      It is a motel as opposed to a hotel in many senses. We arrived at 9pm but the staff member on duty was doing jobs in the laundry at the time, so we had to go find her. Not a huge problem, but checking in/out could have been smoother.

    • Older travelers
      5.0

      All staff were friendly and helpful.

      Toilet did not flush, light bulbs needed replacing, safety door lock was broken, we did not get the King suite as agreed in advance, not enough towels and wash cloth's, noise all night from people and car horns, no coffee replacement for second morning, and my credit card charged an extra $125 for smoking or pets and we did neither. I expect this to be refunded in a timely manner.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Staff was very polite and attentive, room amenities were excellent, location was perfect. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Good location, reasonable price - except pet fee.

      Pet fee of $50. is exorbitant.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Location and Krispy Kreme donuts

      Very poor matress

    • Couple
      10.0

      Excellent customer service and awesome rooms!

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Thunderbird Inn - Savannah Savannah location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    611 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, United States, 31401

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Savannah
      600 m
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Carlito's Mexican Bar & Grill (cuisine: Mexican)
      270 m
    • Wasabi's Downtown (cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Japanese)
      280 m
    Beaches
    • South Beach
      430 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      41
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