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Thunderbird Motor Inn

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Overview
5849 York Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 3S3 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (235)
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All reviews york street on site owners and staff excellent value great place to stay stay there again room was clean fridge and microwave queen bed in town parking lot location is great air conditioner coffee maker quiet at night stayed one night two nights
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, at the last minute, decided to spend a wet and rainy night in Duncan rather than camp. We were welcomed at the reception by a husband and wife team who were warm, friendly, helpful and very courteous. When we arrived, they...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cholo and Rita are the perfect hosts; the motel is squeaky clean with all the facilities one could need, including the well known York Street diner within 30 seconds walking distance. A great place to eat, also in the evening , just be aware the...More

Thank kastrup2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an unexpected stay in Duncan and saw good reviews on the Thunderbird Motor Inn so decided to give it a try. The owners are very friendly and helpful and have a really good sense of hospitality. It is a classic motel with the...More

Thank Cucina58
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My second stay at Thunderbird! The attention to what makes a stay comfortable is what these people know and deliver. Clean, so clean and everything works well, from the very comfortable bed, great pillows and a great shower and a big TV, all that I...More

Thank Sailorboy102
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Classic motor inn. Very simple accommodation and yet completely charming. Bed was extremely comfortable and there was coffee in the room which always makes me happy. Room was clean as a whistle, would recommend.

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Description
The Thunderbird Motor Inn is centrally located in the Cowichan Valley; an easy walk to downtown Duncan, the Cowichan Sports Plex, and across the street from the Cowichan Theatre / Rec Centre / Aquatic Centre.We are More 40mins north of Victoria (BC's Capital) and 35 minutes south of Nanaimo (The Harbour City) which makes us the perfect stopping point after travelling from the Washington State Ferries, BC Ferries, or the airports.We are close to the Chemainus Theatre, Cowichan Valley Exhibition Grounds, Sports Fields, many Local Wineries, Golf Courses, Shopping, BC Forest Discovery Centre, Vancouver Island University, Maple Bay Marina, Cowichan District Hospital.Located in the City of Totems, in the heart of Duncan B.C. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Golf course
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$78 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Duncan
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$78 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Duncan
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Traveller (8)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (2)
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Room Tips
"ground (not second) floor for mobility issues"
michaelcS6090NV
14 Aug 2018
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"Our room faced west and as it was very hot, the air conditioner was essential. South facing rooms might be..."
SusanL131
29 Jul 2018
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"We had a lower level which was nice"
CanadaPowell
3 Jul 2018
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"Smoking on the balconies is common-place. No smoking on premise would help. All rooms face busy parking..."
Emmett10692
27 Apr 2018
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