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1 room, 2 adults

Thunderbird Motel, Missoula

2-star2 stars
1009 East Broadway, Missoula, MT, 59802, United States of America

Riverfront motel with indoor pool, near University of Montana
  • Free WiFi
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Very comfortable
Great location
Room is all right
Could use a good cleaning
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From 47 reviews

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Thunderbird Motel, Missoula

from $93
  • from $93
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Signature Suite, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub, City View

What’s around Thunderbird Motel, Missoula

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • University of Montana (8-minute walk)
  • A Carousel for Missoula (12-minute walk)
  • Smokejumpers Center (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Montana Snowbowl Ski Area (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)

Getting around

  • Missoula, MT (MSO-Missoula Intl.) - 11 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts


  • 31 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa tub
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Thunderbird Motel, Missoula’s small print

Also known as

  • Thunderbird Motel MISSOULA
  • Thunderbird MISSOULA
  • Thunderbird Hotel Missoula


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 10 PM.
  • Children under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

    • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 2.00 per accommodation, per night

    Optional extras

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 10.00 (subject to availability)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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    Recent reviews

    Good 7.2 From 24 reviews

    Thunderbird Motel, Missoula
    Very Good8.0
    Good enough
    This no-frills hotel is a convenient location for the campus, and only slightly less so, downtown Missoula (still walkable, but it was a very very cold walk). We got a free upgrade upon arrival and our room was quite big, and relatively clean. The wifi is slow and intermittent, and there's a train that passes near enough to hear, but all we needed was a place to sleep, so it was good enough.
    A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
    Thunderbird Motel, Missoula
    Thunderbird ThunderTrain
    The Thunderbird is very convenient to U of M campus across the river and across the street from excellent Drum Coffee roasters. It's walkable to downtown, so the location is great for all that. It is just too close to the RR tracks if you are in room 217. You think a train is going through the room all night. It's a tired old hotel (lobby, room decor and bathroom) that definitely needs a total renovation. It worked for me for one night where I all needed was a convenient bed.
    Nancy, us1 night trip with friends
    Thunderbird Motel, Missoula
    Amazing pool.
    The pool and hot tub are amazing. The hotel was pretty good for the price. It was a clean older building. It’s on a busy road and there’s a railroad About a block away. We could hear the whistle blow quite often.
    Cheryl, usFamily trip
    Thunderbird Motel, Missoula
    Very Good8.0
    A good deal with a Jacuzzi!
    We were present surprised. We rented a Jacuzzi room with a king bed. The location of the room is isolated from most of the rooms so it has no passing foot traffic,. The room is dated but clean. The jacuzzi turned out to be a pleasant surprise, we had been Leary. It certainly was the best value given the choices we had at the time. The City view is a view of the Albertsons parking lot, not a real selling point.
    Jean, us1 night romance trip
    Thunderbird Motel, Missoula
    Classic hotel.....ran by the greatest little lady.
    The reservations got off to a rocky start. The lady who has owned and ran the place for decades is still learning her computer, and the computer had failed. But she made she that I had both rooms that I needed.
    Heather, usFamily trip

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