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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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Santa Ana, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

clean comfortable rooms. not luxury. stayed here two nights to be close to the Caverns as possible. only continental breakfast stuff, no warm food. coffee was good. there is a diner style restaurant and a post office and gift shop right nearby. I was glad to avoid the hustle of Carlsbad and be close to the Cavern. this is really... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you're expecting a five star experience, look elsewhere, but if what you want is a place to sleep that is close to the caverns, this is your place. The place feels old, but not necessarily in a bad way. It feels like you traveled back to the 70's road trip. Clean enough and with breakfast muffins. All in all,... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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89 reviews 89 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had work to do in Carlsbad and ended up staying here. Very nice rooms and it is the closest to Carlsbad Caverns available. I could not visit the caves as it was a business trip but I was very pleased with the service. I did not have any issues with rooms being made up. The only problem I had... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This hotel is only 7 miles from the Carlsbad Caverns visitor center.....great location for easy access to the park. Our room was clean and comfortable with a nice king sized bed. The hotel is in a very quiet location. No road noise. We stayed for 2 nights. Unfortunately, our room was not made up after the 1st night. Breakfast is... 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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