Best Western Thunderbird The Best Western Thunderbird
Our Host Hotel
The Thunderbird will be the center of action throughout 'Tournament Week' - with special promotions, scoring updates, Fly Mart I on Monday night, the players banquet Thursday, plus all the amenities the Thunderbird offers.

The Thunderbird is located on the '494 strip' in Bloomington, within a free, five minute shuttle ride of the airport and the Mall of America. The shuttle services run every half hour during airport and MOA business hours - allowing visitors the freedom to enjoy more than 500 shops, as well as numerous amusement rides, attractions, restaurants, movie theaters, and night clubs - all without needing a car.

Interior Outdoor Pool Cafe Lounge

Best Western, Thunderbird Hotel & Convention Center
2201 East 78th Street, Bloomington, Minnesota, United States, 55425-1228
952-854-3411      Fax: 952-854-1183      Hotel Email:
For Reservations Call: 800-328-1931 - ask for the discounted "2001 Pro Worlds Group Rate"
$82.00 - 1 or 2 people per room      $92.00 - up to 4 people per room

Number of Rooms: 263
Meeting Space: Accommodates up to 4,000
Credit Cards: Amoco Multi, Amoco Torch, American Express, Master Card, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover Card, Japan Credit Bureau, Visa Currency: United States Dollars
Check In: 3:00 p.m. Check Out: 11:00 a.m.
Time Zone: Central Standard Time
Airports: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport 3 miles
Courtesy Car: Yes
Ratings: AAA 2 Diamonds, Mobil 3 Stars
Pet Policy: Pets allowed in smoking rooms only. Guest needs to sign pet release form. Please contact hotel directly for more information.

Thunderbird Amenities:
  • Restaurant and lounge
  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Fitness center
  • Whirlpool
  • Sauna
  • Game room
  • Gift shop
  • Meeting and banquet rooms
  • Business services
  • Children under 12 stay free
Guest Rooms:
  • 27", remote controlled, cable television with HBO, ESPN and CNN
  • Suites available
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Full-length mirror
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • All rooms and suites have an inside entrance and individual controls for air conditioning and heat

The Bow & Arrow Coffee Shop opens at 6:30 a.m. daily and serves until 4:00 p.m.

The "Pow-Wow" Cocktail Lounge opens at 4:00 p.m. and the Totem Pole Dining Room serves dinner from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. daily. You may choose from the main menu or from the Sandwich Menu.

Sunday Brunch is served from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.