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

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


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!



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'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 ....





SIGHTSEEING By Limousine or Motor Launch

Or Just daydreaming


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


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.