Thunderbird Resort Motel Brochure, Miami Beach, ca. 1950s

Thunderbird Resort Motel Brochure, Miami Beach, ca. 1950s

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Miami Beach

COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED & HEATED

THUNDERBIRD

RESORT MOTEL

HEATED SWIMMING POOL

On the Ocean at 185th St., Miami Beach, Fla.


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Miami Beach

COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED & HEATED

THUNDERBIRD

RESORT MOTEL

HEATED SWIMMING POOL

On the Ocean at 185th St., Miami Beach, Fla.

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Walter Winchell SAYS... ...in Miami Beach ...The Thunderbird calls itself a motel. It is more like a palace...

A Masterpiece in Design and Elegance For Casual Vacationing

The New Thunderbird is surrounded by a magnificent setting of the world's finest oceanfront resort facilities ...rejuvenated pleasures from the sun and sea, sand and cabana informality - oceanside dining - star-spangled moonlight dancing, and patio parties!

Phone: WIlson 5-3481


Miami Beach

COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED & HEATED

THUNDERBIRD

RESORT MOTEL

HEATED SWIMMING POOL

On the Ocean at 185th St., Miami Beach, Fla.


Miami Beach

COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED & HEATED

THUNDERBIRD

RESORT MOTEL

HEATED SWIMMING POOL

On the Ocean at 185th St., Miami Beach, Fla.

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Luxury and more luxury without extravagance!

UPPER LOBBY
The Upper Lobby (reached by elevator or stairs) is a masterpiece of comfort -created especially for the devotee of an hour or two of reading, writing or sheer relaxation

TOTEM POLE DINING ROOM

Directory of Thunderbird Advantages ...Unmatched anywhere!
1. Centrally Air-conditioned and Centrally Heated with Individual Room Control
2. HEATED Olympic Size Swimming Pool
3. Play Pool for Children
4. 300 Feet of Private Beach and Cabanas
5. Oceanside, Picture-windowed Coffee Shop
6. Main Dining Room - Finest Foods and Service
7. Cocktail Lounge - Night Club - Dancing Nightly
8. Adult TV and Cinema Theatre
9. Children's TV and Cinema Theatre
10. Finest Equipped Solarium, expert attendants
11. Swedish Massage and Steam Rooms in our Spa
12. Supervised Children's Play Room and Nursery
13. Supervised Play Areas
14. Bonded Baby Sitter Available
15. Elevators Convenient to Beach and Lobby
16. Private Bath and Phone in Each Room
17. Running Ice Water in Each Room
18. Englander Foam-Rubber Mattresses
19. Every Room Faces the Atlantic Ocean
20. Every Room has its own Private Terrace
21. Every Room is Scientifically Sound-proofed
22. Every Room has Abundant Closets
23. Private Kitchens in Rooms Available
24. Beauty and Hairdressing Alon - Barber Shop
25. Valet - Room Service - All on Premises
26. Gift Shop - News and Tobacco Shop
27. Poolside Cocktail Bar
28.Table Tennis - Shuffleboard
29. Boat Docks - Fishing on the Premises
30. Parking Free at Your Door
31. Close to all Race Tracks - Jai-Alai
32. Planned Entertainment: Movies, Barbecues, Dancing, Beach Parties, Moonlight Sails
33. Free 21" Television in Every Room
34. We Cater to Small Groups and Conventions
35. Golf Courses and Tennis Courts Nearby
36. Thunderbird Shopping Plaza Directly Opposite

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For Lazy, Relaxing Vacation Days!

without Extravagance
without Formality

MAIN LOBBY A Tropical inspiration unfolds before your eyes as you enter the grand lobby

CARDROOM - created especially for relaxation among friends

A Masterpiece in Design and Elegance

COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED

LUXURY BEYOND COMPARISON!
Accommodations are something more than just Miami Beach's newest and finest ...all the bedrooms and studio efficiencies are extra spacious and each has private terrace or porch overlooking the picturesque Atlantic

BOW & ARROW COFFEE SHOP
Whitecaps will break on the surf a few yards away while you enjoy luscious foods in the Thunderbird Coffee Shop located so near the beach... informal attire 'round the clock

POW-WOW COCK TAIL LOUNGE
A fabulous setting for the most fascinating evenings of your stay ...star performers for wonderful entertainment... music for nightly dancing... cordial atmosphere to enjoy cocktails & friendship.

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Florida's Newest! and Finest! Luxury Without Extravagance!

Golf ...4 Championship 18-hole Gold Courses, minutes away!

Tennis ...Beautiful Courts Await your Pleasure!

Water Skiing ...Truly exhilarating ...Complete Facilities on Premises!

Fishing ...Deep-sea and Bayside, for More Thrills ...Docks on premises!


The World's Most Luxurious!

THUNDERBIRD

RESORT MOTEL

On The Ocean at 185th St. Miami Beach, Florida


Heavenly Outdoors

You haven't lived if you haven't inhaled the salt scent of this oceanfront paradise ...stretched wide across the beach ...You must see, feel, and enjoy the luxury of the friendly service at the poolside ...the wonderment of the guests of all ages in the refreshing, filtered salt-water Olympic pool, as well as the youngsters, in a happy, carefree world all there own. You will be delighted by the interesting activities programmed throughout the day, everyday ...with water shows, skiing, shuffleboard, ping pong, contests, shuffleboarding, and many, many other events. The renowned Thunderbird services is the watchword of our worldwide reputation, which beings back our guests time and time again ...for more of the same!

Exciting Indoors

This flawless, comforting services, and excellent cuisine, served in the Thunderbird Bow and Arrow Coffee Shop and in the Totem Pole Dining Room... plus immaculate cleanliness and experienced hotelmanship under ownership management, have provided a new concept for modern, round-the-clock vacationing. The Thunderbird standard of "Luxury Without Extravagance with informality the keynote" is your assurance of a holiday at its ultimate. Each moment of enthusiasm from breakfast in bed to a nightcap in the bubbling Pow Wow cocktail lounge, and night club, the hub of gay social evenings with celebrated talent to entertain you, is a moment of etched happiness...Take a tip from the world traveler ...you'll find the Thunderbird today is the resort of the future with every facility under the sun to make your stay a conversation piece wherever you are.

For Your Added Pleasure ....

HEATED SWIMMING POOL

HORSE RACING

DOG RACING

JAI-ALAI

SIGHTSEEING By Limousine or Motor Launch

Or Just daydreaming

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Miami Beach

COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED & HEATED

THUNDERBIRD

RESORT MOTEL

HEATED SWIMMING POOL

On the Ocean at 185th St., Miami Beach, Fla.

Source

State Library Of Florida: Ephemera Collection, Miami Dade Beach Hotels

Description

Brochure advertising the Thunderbird Resort Motel on 185th Street in Miami Beach. The motel was designed by architect Norman Myer Giller in the Miami Modern style, and it opened December 1, 1955.