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Rodeway Inn

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6 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., Whites City, NM 88268
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On the plus side, Rodeway Inn is the closest motel to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Other motels are located 20 miles away in Carlsbad, NM. This Rodeway Inn is located in Whites City, NM, a tiny town that has seen better days. The motel itself is shabby looking. However, the staff was pleasant and helpful. The breakfast consisted of cold... More 

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Bonsall, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Carlsbad Caverns. The Carlsbad area seems depressed. And Rodeway Inns have some of that feel. But the room was very comfortable and quiet. So I will stay here again when in the area. Actually the room was outstanding in that it was fresh and new, without a past so to speak.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here because it gave me quick access to the Caverns the next day and the reviews were "okay". While the front desk clerk was helpful the events were sad. My original room stunk of smoke and the keylock on the second one didn't work so we couldn't get in. The third room didn't smell and the key worked.... More 

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San Marcos, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The motel is nice. The room was very large, clean and smelled really nice. The breakfast consist of muffins and donuts in the office area which is very small. There is one restaurant about 300' from the motel. Service is slow, the food was good and reasonable. The entrance to Carlsbad Caverns is approximately 8 miles from the motel. For... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

when booking this hotel you have to remember two things 1) the hotel is one block from Carlsbad Park 2) it's the Rodeway inn (motel) I thought the price was a little high the rooms were nice however they are in desperate need of a new paint job internet was very slow staff was great other than that there is... More 

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The location would be hard to beat when visiting Carlsbad Caverns. Staff was very friendly and informative to the area attractions. Room was clean, large and comfortable. The night we stayed was also very quiet. I was hesitant due to some previous reviews but would stay again without hesitation. The breakfast was simple beverages and muffins.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

There are many hotels in Carlsbad and most have very promoted prices due to the attraction of Carlsbad Caverns. The Caverns are fantastic to see and are actually located closer to Whites City than the city of Carlsbad and this hotel is at the entrance to the National Park. Nice classic older property, definitely dated, but renovated for the things... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

After reading the reviews I was worried about cleanliness. No issues there. It was fine for one or two nights, but longer than that, no thanks. Staff was very much disinterested. Breakfast was fine for the kids. They like cereal. Coffee was good. Proximity to the caverns was totally worth the stay.

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Monterey, California
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286 reviews 286 reviews
73 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Room did not look as if it had been vacuumed in weeks. Good bed. Good sized room. Pool closed. Unappealing place but only place in town. 7 miles to caverns. 1 restaurant inn asking distance. Micro/ refrigerator.

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Grants, New Mexico
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

From some other reviews, I had low expectations. Options for lodging was limited other than driving on to Carlsbad, NM, prior to visiting Carlsbad Caverns. This was very close to the caverns. We found that the bathroom had new ceramic tile and new towels. The room was clean and very large. The wifi connection worked fast. My only negative comment... More 

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