Best Western Thunderbird Motel

900 South Jefferson Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501-0953 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
1 Star Highway Motel in Putnam County
36.139915 -85.501035
Best Western launches the We Care Clean program: The We Care Clean program expands upon the I Care Clean standards and the enhanced cleaning protocol already in place, and includes the implementation of measures to improve safety – such as the installation of social distancing floor decals and front desk partitions – as well as the enforcement of heightened and comprehensive cleanliness standards. Read More

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Bowling Alley, Movie Theater

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Verified Reviews of Best Western Thunderbird Motel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Comfortable and convenient."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
We will be back! Extremely friendly staff. Amazing free breakfast. Open 24 hrs for check in. Rooms are comfortable with great beds. Microwave and fridge came in handy after a long day. Thanks for the great time!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Mar-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Mar 10 to Sat Mar 14 2020 at a $54.71 average nightly rate.
"Not disappointed in any way!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Very nice clean accomodations, excellent staff, breakfast was the best! Had everything you could imagine!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 23 to Sun Aug 25 2019 at a $79.20 average nightly rate.
"Pleasant place to stay."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Friendly service, nice place to stay in a beautiful part of Tennessee.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 23 to Sun Aug 25 2019 at a $70.20 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 458 guest reviews

Property Description

All rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards, and hair dryers. Your stay includes a free continential breakfast. Our hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool. Our hotel is pet friendly, there is a pet fee required. We are located close to several fine dining choices, and have a restaurant on the premises.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 2
Rooms: 76
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 57
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 15
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual Cancellations: 4pm day of arrival; Group Reservations: 1 week in advance
Nightly Parking: $0
Total Taxes: 16.75%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or airline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

FAQs about Best Western Thunderbird Motel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Best Western Thunderbird Motel have?

There are 76 rooms in the property.

Is there a gym at Best Western Thunderbird Motel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Best Western Thunderbird Motel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

Testimonials:

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"Wedding planning is time consuming enough. This made the most use of my time without having to make mutiple phone calls. Thanks so much!" V.L. - Tempe, AZ

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