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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
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll start by stating that lodging in the Carlsbad, NM, area is all overpriced and reviews for most locations are poor, so I figured that even though the Rodeway Inn wasn't reviewed well, it was reviewed better than most, which isn't saying much, making it a better bet. Our room was large, but the rug was nasty with a stain... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We enjoyed our one night stay here while visiting Carlsbad Caverns. The king room was very large and clean. The bed was comfortable. The bathroom was also large and clean. There was a microwave, coffee, and refrigerator too. We also liked the small table and two chairs in the room where we were able to enjoy the dinner and breakfast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The room was huge and quiet. The room heater/AC was very quiet too. It was very convenient to Carlsbad Caves. The WiFi was problematic and when it worked was slow. We didn't even bother w the Contl Breakfast since it was so minimal. We instead walked to the Cactus Cafe down the street and had a real breakfast. The room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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