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Thunderbird Motel

2-star2 stars
190 W Pine St, Bishop, CA, 93514, United States of America

In the heart of Bishop
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Upside Small and compact property but large rooms Downside very noisy air con unitSep 3, 2019
  • Very simple motel, probably had some work done as our room smelled like paint (but not…Apr 17, 2021

Thunderbird Motel

from £64
  • Classic Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Thunderbird Motel


  • Heart of Bishop
  • Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center - 5-minute walk
  • Bishop City Park - 7-minute walk
  • Northern Inyo Hospital - 14-minute walk
  • Tri County Fairgrounds - 16-minute walk
  • Bishop Country Club Golf Course - 28-minute walk
  • Paiute Palace Casino - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Laws Railroad Museum - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km

Getting around

  • Bishop, CA (BIH-Eastern Sierra Regional) 8-min drive
  • Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite) 45-min drive
  • Free airport shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 22 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*

  • Specific rooms only*

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours)


  • Free on-site self-parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath with shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping

Thunderbird Motel’s small print

Also known as

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Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night

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.

FAQs for Thunderbird Motel

  • Does Thunderbird Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Thunderbird Motel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered on site at Thunderbird Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Thunderbird Motel?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thunderbird Motel?
    You can check in starting at 3 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thunderbird Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Taqueria Las Palmas (5-min walk), La Casita (5-min walk) and The Back Alley Bowl and Grill & Sports Bar (5-min walk).
  • Is an airport shuttle service offered by Thunderbird Motel?
    Yes, a free airport shuttle is available.
  • Is there an on-site casino at Thunderbird Motel?
    No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Paiute Palace Casino (5-min drive) is nearby.

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 157 reviews

Good 6.0
The motel was decent and the service was friendly. However, the room could have been better lit. There was a work desk, but no lighting there to use it profitably.
us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice stay at the Thunderbird
The motel appears recently updated. It has new laminate flooring, a granite countertop and new tile in the bathroom. There is a mini fridge and microwave. The bed was extremely comfortable. The AC/heating unitut hums but works. There was no stopper for the tub which is a bummer because I like to soak after a full day of skiing. But there is a nice rain showerhead
Lauretta, us2 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Everything is okay besides spotty WiFi.
Yuri, us2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great location, quiet, clean room, very basic but nice. Hotel is older but well kept. Clean floors comfy bed with new linens. Microwave coffee maker tv. Will stay again
David, us2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Just right for what I needed. Great location and comfortable.
Richard, us3 night trip
Poor 2.0
Don't stay here
I booked this place online and when I went to check in the lady at the desk was very rude and was not making any sense. I was asking about the total and she showed me some random paper with all these numbers on it like I knew was that was. I just did not get a good feeling like she wanted us there. I asked about checking in early, she said it was $30, on the receipt it was $35 for an early check in. The total she gave me was completely wrong from what I paid online and she said they have extra fees when checking in. I WILL NEVER STAY HERE AGAIN
Corey, us1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Feels like home away from home
With everything going on (covid) the owners knew me by First name always they are on top of things n never make u feel hurried to check out I. The morning
Frank, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Robert Daniels -- Snowboarder
Hotel was fine. Parking was very limited. Also, no lights on in parking area. A little dangerous, loading and unloading my truck in early a.m. All in all a positive stay..
Robert, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Simple and friendly trip.
Staff was great, friendly and very helpful.
Monica, us1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Great for a night or 2
Nice remodeled motel in downtown Bishop. Great for the price with new bathrooms and furniture. The outside area could be cleaner and the heater was a little noisy but other than that everything was great. Walking distance to a great coffee shop and a few restaurants.
Christopher, us1 night trip

Thunderbird Motel