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Singapore
Reviewed 10 April 2016

3 nights in standard room. It is actually on a school campus and that got me worried. But on arrival I was pleasantly surprised to find a well run establishment. Rooms: Simple but clean and comfortable. The compound was spacious and safe. The lounge area stocked with complimentary drinks and snacks was great!! Location: Short drive to Arrowhead Mall area...

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our clean rooms, and well stocked 24 hour lounge area. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

Reviewed 5 April 2016

Ours was a last minute rebooking during Spring training. Although this is on the campus of a school of business, which seems odd, it was a great place to stay. Very quiet and comfortable, very nice staff, quick breakfast, lunch, and snack items for free, cafeteria and pub too. Absolutely will return! Be sure to read the book in your...

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our comfortable quiet rooms, and very nice staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

Reviewed 4 April 2016

Based on the location in town, this was absolutely the closest and nicest place to where I was going to be. Based on my knowledge of the area I wasn't expecting this center to be as nice as it was however. I was very pleased with all aspects of my stay, the check in process was smooth, the room was...

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our nice hotel and clean rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I needed a good place to spend a night, with no need for anything fancy since I was arriving late and needed to leave early. A quick search focused on pricing and customer reviews led me to book at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. It is located on a adjunct campus to ASU, their graduate school of International...

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our clean rooms and great fresh ground coffee. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

Tucson, AZ
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went to Glendale to see the Justin Bieber concert at Gila River Arena. I chose this place due to location, great reviews and reasonable price. We were not disappointed. Since it was just my daughter and I, safety was extremely important to me. We both felt very safe there, as the location felt somewhat secluded but...

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our nice rooms and safe hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

Coshocton, Ohio
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This place was a great find. It is a pretty nice little, no frills place to stay. The room was comfortable size and well taken care of. It was very comfortable and we would stay there again if we were in the area.

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Danielle A, Manager at Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our comfortable guest rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

200 yards from a school pool. Rooms are across from hotel. queen rooms are not in hotel actually across from it and converted dorms ..website shows no photos of these dinky overpriced rooms .free stuff ? Sure walk across the parking lot enter the lobby and go upstairs in my pajamas yeah right photos on website are panoramic and not...

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Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The section we stayed in was most likely an old military living quarters that has been redone. It was hard to find our unit at night and parking was a bit of a problem but it is all part of the unique atmosphere. It is on Thunderbird University campus and the bar/pub was great. Enjoyed our stay.

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Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Under normal circumstances, $169 would be excessive for this property, but price-gouging is rampant during spring training. It was very clean, somewhat difficult to find, and a bit shopworn. The grounds are beautiful, but we arrived after dinner twice around 8:30 and had to park almost 2 blocks away. Lounge area with free snacks was a bonus, but even though...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 23 March 2016

My husband and I decided to take in a few Padres Spring Training baseball games and found this gem of a hotel to stay at. Our room was really clean and well designed with a great desk for us to set up our laptop. The snack room is always open and generously stocked. Each and every employee that we encountered...

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Thank you for recently staying with us at the Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our clean, well designed rooms, and kind, courteous staff! We look forward to welcoming you back to Thunderbird, the next time you are in AZ.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thunderbird Executive Inn is located in Glendale, Arizona on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. This Hidden Gem will surprise and delight you with its upscale guest rooms, 24 hr complimentary snack lounge, and unique diversions such as the Thunderbird Pub that is located in an historic military airfield control tower. With proximity to Arizona's Spring Training baseball and the University of Phoenix Stadium, the Thunderbird Executive Inn is the perfect hotel for leisure travelers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center

Address: 15249 North 59th Avenue, 1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Glendale
Price Range: €80 - €172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Executive Hotel Glendale
Thunderbird Executive Inn And Conference Center
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Glendale
#4 Family Hotel in Glendale
#4 Romantic Hotel in Glendale
#6 Business Hotel in Glendale
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