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Thunderbird Lodge Retreat - Aurora Club House

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Thunderbird Lodge Retreat - Aurora Club House

6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Lori is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The fun Thunderbird Lodge Retreat AURORA CLUB HOUSE is decorated with rustic flair and includes many games inside & out. The private property, that rests on 5 picturesque acres, features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and sleeps 6. Board games galore, poker table, basketball hoop, dart board, wood paneling, lots of plaid, an eclectic assortment of manly wall adornments, full kitchen, and fire pit. This is a great space for "kids" of all ages. Secure pet-friendly yard. Relaxing covered back porch.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 12PM (noon)


9 Reviews

Tanner User Profile
March 2018
The Aurora House at the Thunderbird Lodge is outstanding. It's only a mile+ of dirt road, but it feels like you're perfectly in the middle of nowhere. The well-stocked kitchen allows you to cook on-site & never need to leave, except to go hiking out in the hills. Check in / ou…
Ron User Profile
March 2018
Great views, peaceful retreat! Lori’s place is recommended for anyone looking for a quiet place in Yucca! Thanks again!!!
Guillaume User Profile
February 2018
Lori's place is the single most perfect hideout from sprawling civilization, and a stone's throw away from the beauties of Joshua Tree National Park. The wooden walls and rustic decor of the cabin make it a perfect place to enjoy some home cooking, board games and a good night's …
Brandon User Profile
January 2018
Really cool place with a rustic feel. It was very clean and well-stocked with toiletries, linen, and towels. The neighborhood was located in a quiet/tucked away area. I'd recommend Lori's place!
Chad User Profile
March 2018
Beautiful location, fairly close to the main park entrance. We enjoyed the unique decorations.
Justin User Profile
March 2018
Great lodge, perfect for exploring Joshua Tree and relaxing in the desert.
John User Profile
February 2017
This is the 2nd of Lori's Thunderbird Lodge properties I've stayed at and will not be the last. She's a very friendly and helpful host and her cabins are perfect for a weekend out in Joshua Tree.

Hosted by Lori

Joshua Tree, California, United StatesJoined in December 2011
Lori User Profile
406 Reviews
Lori is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Lori Portillo, Thunderbird Lodge Retreat's owner, was born and raised in Paramount, in the heart of Los Angeles. In 1982, she moved with her husband, Abel, to Joshua Tree. Lori was immediately drawn to the stunning area around La Contenta Road, near the Covington Flats entrance t…
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