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Rodeway Inn

6 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., Whites City, NM 88268
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved my stay via Tripadvisor.com. Upon attempting to check in the front desk said that Mastercard is typically difficult to run. The swipe of the card did not work and the clerk would not attempt to run the charge manually. This was the same card with which I reserved the room for two nights' stay. I seldom get to... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for two nights because of its proximity to Carlsbad Caverns. Arriving late in the day, we found a spacious room, a flat screen tv, good mattresses, and updated tile in the bathroom, a microwave and a refrigerator. The kids were excited to swim in the water park on the property. We had to hurry to get to... More

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Chanute, Kansas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived very late. The night clerk was nice. We couldn't get into our room - after three different attempts with keys (and a key card change), he came up to our room and let us in. The room was clean. A very light breakfast was offered in the lobby. The rate quoted to us as we made the reservation... More

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Pflugerville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

GOOD: 1. Night Desk Clerk was friendly and offer us a later checkout of 12 noon because of our late arrival. 2. Night Desk Clerk attempted to accommodate us by giving us another room... but those were also unclean. 3. Night Desk Clerk offered an even later checkout of 1PM as a consolation BAD: 1. The lobby smelled of body... More

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taylor landing, texas
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in at night, very tired and only there for one night. At the time I was so exhausted I only cared that we had a bed. However, if we had intended to stay longer I would have either complained to the manager or just left. Our room was so filthy, there was literally trash on the floor under... More

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Austin, Texas
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8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe the people who have rated this place highly arrived at night. We, unfortunately, had several hours of daylight in which to take in the disgusting sights of the Rodeway Inn of Whites City. Here are some highlights from the grounds: dirty socks amid other debris in the parking lot, rusted railings, sticky stains, a half eaten slice of pizza... More

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Culver City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Originally I booked this place for 2 nights to go see the Caverns, thinking we'd move to Carlsbad (20 minutes farther) if it was a dive. Definitely the Rodeway is not a dive. We stayed 4 nights. Rooms were big, and the 2nd floor rooms have a vaulted ceiling to give the room a spacious feel. A/C worked. Fridge/m'wave, coffee... More

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La Quinta, California
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I really wish we could have spent more time here. My partner was eyeing the water park and the pool, but we just didn't have the time. The night we were to check in, we kept calling the hotel to let them know we were indeed still coming and to hold the room. Eventually we arrived..after 11PM! Had a great... More

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21 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This Rodeway Inn cost far less than the places in Carlsbad, and since it is located at the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns Nat. Pk, it is very convenient. It is older style, with rooms opening to central parking area. Our king room was clean and spacious, with micro/frig, new coffeemaker, hairdryer, flat panel TV. Bed was comfy (firm), A/C worked... More

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San Antonio, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Our room was upstairs and had a vaulted ceiling, which made the room seem large. The beds were comfortable and the a/c worked great! This hotel is the closest you will find to the Caverns. Actually, at the time of this review, it is the ONLY hotel in White's City. It was alot cheaper than anything in the city of... More

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Address: 6 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., Whites City, NM 88268
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Whites City
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Whites City
Walnut Hotel Whites City

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Rodeway Inn White's City, NM is under new ownership as of September 2009. The Rodeway Inn is the closest accommodations to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. We offer a complimentary breakfast to help you get a fresh start on your exploration of the Carlsbad Caverns. The Rodeway has newly remodeled bathrooms and wheelchair access. The Rodeway also partners with Walnut Canyon Water Park to allow visitors a special discount on admission. The Rodeway is also walking distance from: the Cactus Cafe, White's City Grocery, White's City Arcade, USPS Post Office, and White's City Gift Shop. Within only minutes of driving are notable hiking trails, park and recreation areas, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park Visitor's Center. We take pride in helping enhance your Carlsbad Caverns adventure! ... more   less 
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