Thunderbird Inn

611 West Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, GA 31401 United States (USA) near Exit 167b a on I-16 (~0.4mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
32.078808 -81.100760
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Very Good

Based on 2265 guest reviews

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  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 16.4%!
  • Hotel has 42 rooms
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00PM
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Room Types

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Local Attractions

Savannah Historic District, River Street, Round House Museum, Savannah Civic Center, Savannah International Trade Center, Savannah Wildlife Refuge, Tybee Island Lighthouse, Tybee Island, Savannah College of Art and Design, SCAD, City Market, Broughton Street

Verified Reviews of Thunderbird Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very Comfy Rooms"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Room was very comfortable and well stocked with towels. Will definitely be back and refer friends to you.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Sep-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 21 to Sun Sep 25 2022 at a $140.20 average nightly rate.
"Back to the good ole days!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Thoroughly enjoyed the music playing from 60's and 70's. Loved the donuts and coffee; the best of both! Good pricing for room AND parking.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jul 05 to Thu Jul 07 2022 at a $135.00 average nightly rate.
"Comfortable, Clean & Fun!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We enjoyed everything about our stay at the Thunderbird Inn. Location, clean rooms, comfortable bedding down to the moon pies and cans of RC Cola awaiting our arrival.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Jan-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jan 03 to Wed Jan 05 2022 at a $85.99 average nightly rate.
"ADORABLE 1960's throw back motel!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Front desk associates were friendly and helpful. The location was perfect. An easy eight minute walk to Civic Center and 15 minute walk to the beautiful River Walk. Pride is taken with the rooms and property. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Dec 06 to Thu Dec 09 2021 at a $92.99 average nightly rate.
"Will definitely stay here again."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We loved this little place,it was clean and the staff was so helpful. Its on a great location. Can't wait to go back.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 27 to Sun Aug 29 2021 at a $211.65 average nightly rate.
"Always a great time!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Everything is wonderful here! A great place to stay and the customer service is always on point!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 14 to Tue Jun 15 2021 at a $108.99 average nightly rate.
"Nice Experience"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Room was nice,clean,and pet friendly,staff was very nice. good location. wish the weather could have been better.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 20 to Fri Feb 21 2020 at a $84.91 average nightly rate.
"The coolest inn ever"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Awesome staff, cool decor, super clean.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Oct-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Oct 29 to Wed Oct 30 2019 at a $88.20 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 2265 guest reviews

Property Description

Discounted Savannah lodging in the historic district was never so much fun! Recommended by Ladies Home Journal, Southern Living, 10Best and Bust Magazine, business and leisure Savannah travelers and tour groups meet-up at our delightfully quirky downtown Savannah hotel near the Savannah Visitor's & Information Center. Pumped with retro southern-ness ? that also equates to practicalities -- the popular historic downtown Savannah hotel's location, very affordable rates, and the inn's hip, retro motel eccentricities hook up with exceptional guest comforts. Don't be fooled about the cheap Savannah hotel rates downtown! Inclusive rates cover plush bedding, pillow-top MoonPies® at turndown, fresh Krispy Krème® donuts for breakfast in our cool cafe, plus free on-site parking. Ask about pet-friendly Savannah hotel lodging to please pet-lovers and well-trained dogs and cats. At this fun-loving Savannah inn, travelers enjoy the essentials and simple pleasures for a comfortable stay in the downtown Savannah historic district!? Double, Queen or King Bed choices (including connecting rooms)? Simmons pillow-top mattresses? Crisp linens and comfortable pillows? Individually controlled heating and air conditioning? 25" TV with 70+ cable channels including HBO and ESPN? Cool downtown Savannah rooms with black-out drapes? Complimentary WiFi? A spacious bathroom and vanity? Spa-quality personal care amenities? Hairdryer? Big, fluffy towels? Magnifying makeup mirrorTravel light. Thunderbird Inn-hotel in downtown Savannah provides the necessities and more for the Savannah traveler, whether business or personal: ? Comfortable reading chairs with good lighting? Refrigerator? In-room coffee/tea service? Writing Desk with high-speed Internet connection? Iron and ironing board? Clock/radio? Free local and toll-free phone calls? Ample toiletries

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2006
Floors: 2
Rooms: 42
Non Smoking Rooms: 42
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Individual Room: 48 HoursGroup Blocks: More Than 30 Days Before Arrival - No Cancellation Penalty, 29 Days before Arrival - 50% of Total Room Revenue, 14 Days before arrival - 75% of Total Room Revenue, 7 Days before arrival - 100% of Total Room Reven
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 13.00%
Total Misc Fees: $1.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 7.00%
City Tax: 1.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted

Airport & Shuttle Information

Savannah Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). 16 Miles Away From Hotel. Estimated one-way taxi cost ranges from $25-$35.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
We L.O.V.E our pet guest! There is a pet fee per room of 25.00 for groups. Please let us pamper your pet!

FAQs about Thunderbird Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00PM 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 11:00AM 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 Thunderbird Inn have?

There are 42 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Thunderbird Inn?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Thunderbird Inn?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.


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