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Rodeway Inn

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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beverly Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely not a fancy place to stay. But when you are moving with an enormous truck and towing a car across country and have always wanted to see Carlsbad Caverns, there are not many other options. Oh, and they allow pets to stay in the room. So, here are the minuses - ready? The rooms are old and need renovation.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to make quick change in trip plans and got a reservation on a day's notice at this place. Was a little concerned after reading all the negative reviews but we were quite pleased with everything. Room was clean,staff very friendly, wi-fi adequate. Breakfast was just a muffin with OJ or coffee..considerably less than many other places. Location great for... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

+ great location close to the caverns friendly and helpful staff great waterslides (clear water!) - rooms are old & dusty. even had trouble sleeping because all of the dust in the room pool area looks great from a distance... but filthy up close. pool is nasty (green water and dirt), chairs broken and full of bird poop would not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if the wifi had worked faster and more reliably, i would rate this place average. it is very expensive for what you get because it is closest to Carlsbad Caverns entrance. rooms for half the price are just 13 minutes farther away (and maybe the wifi works better). The heater did not get the room warm. I carry a room... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is basically a $35-40 hotel room if it's not near the caverns. The staff was very friendly and the room was OK for 1 night. There was a musty smell that seemed to indicate that the rooms needed to be aired out a little more often, but it was nothing that we were going to worry about and after... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Obviously we had picked this hotel for its location: it was great not to have to drive too far after hiking in Guadeloupe Mountains and in the morning we were the first tourists to visit Carlsbad Caverns, when it was still very quiet there. It's a simple typical road side motel - which we like. No frills, not fancy, but... More 

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Sherman, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We got here like most do, after a long drive. The host was waiting for us, and we got a nice, clean, very quiet, big, and inexpensive place to spend the night out in the middle of the southwest desert. It is also located right outside Carlsbad Caverns park. We got our reservation on priceline. The breakfast wasn't much, banana,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

To be honest, this is one of the more difficult reviews I have done. I started with a Very Good rating, initially thinking it deserved better than "average", but as I wrote the review more things came to mind and I changed the rating. In truth we found it good, but not great. Being in the middle of nowhere, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We had driven a 10 hour day. We were very tired and a little cranky. We passed a lot of nice hotels in the town of Carlsbad, but my husband wanted to keep driving to the caverns. When we got there everything was closed. There was only one hotel and it was the Rodeway Inn. We had looked online and... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed one night at this hotel right by the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns. It was mid-november and the place mostly empty. We paid $94 for a room with double queen beds and a rather dinky bath room. The room was very neat & clean by the bath room tiny. There was a continental breakfast. We did think it expensive... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Whites City
Walnut Hotel Whites City

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