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Econo Lodge

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   3706 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM 88220 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn - Carlsbad)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

clean rooms great breakfast great place to stay if your visiting the carlsbad caverns if not probably not the best place to stay unless your just passing through

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Fort Worth, TX
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

I would maybe pay $25 for this room to avoid sleeping in my car with my kids, but $26 would be too much. This hotel is DISGUSTING. The smell (maybe old smoke?), the lack of hot water, no TV remote, no working outlets to charge cameras, computers, etc, a sink that had dirt in it and didn't drain, someone's old... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2009

We arrived in Carlsbad late on a random Monday night with no reservations, to find that all the big hotels in town were booked due to a softball tournament in town. When we learned that this hotel was the only option in town, I pulled up the tripadvisor.com reviews and panicked. Not having much other choice, we stayed, and I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2009

Last month we booked a room using hotel.com. The hotel was neglected and filthy. Not fresh dirty but prolonged bad management. Insects in room, hair on walls and in beds, broken furniture and new electrical conduit that prevented closing the curtain. I cancelled after one night to discover much nicer hotels with larger, better appointed rooms for much less than... More 

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Fairfield, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

This hotel was full of smells, not the good kind. I couldn't place the smell in the lobby, but it made my nose hurt. Room smelled like pee, must've been a pet room. I couldn't sit on the floor. Best thing I could say about our stay is that the free breakfast was worth the stay. 4 choices of cereal,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2009

This place was so bad that even the roaches seemed disgusted. And, this motel was certainly unfit for roaches, let alone people. This place was bad enough that we left to stay at another motel after having already paid for two rooms. Here is an itemization of the experience: 1. The bathroom was filled with many large dead roaches that... More 

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Dallas, TX
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2009

This is an older property which shows its age, but my room was acceptable for a budget motel. On the plus side, my room was quiet in spite of high building occupancy. This could be due to concrete floors. Although old, the property may be better constructed then newer budget properties which tend to have wood beam floors. Cleanliness was... More 

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Cardiff by the sea, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2009

The property has recently changed hands, and maybe in a year this will be a decent place. But right now, it's bad enough that after having paid for the room, we walked out and stayed elsewhere (we had dinner before actually going to the room, and their (quite reasonable) policy is no refund after 30 minutes). In it's current state,... More 

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Amelia Court House, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2009

When we checked in, the man swiped our card without telling us how much the room would be. In fact, he hardly spoke to us the whole time except to ask name, address, etc. with a whole line of men standing behind us (two women). The carpet had dusty footprints on it and the toilet seat had a urine spot.... More 

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Ft. Worth, TX
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2009

The Ritz Carleton it is not but for the price, it is worth the stay. The rooms are clean with plenty of fresh towels. Beds were comfortable and room was quiet. The rooms are on par with other major low budget hotel chains. The continental breakfast was OK but average. The hotel has a lounge and an outside patio area... More 

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Address: 3706 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM 88220 (Formerly Americas Best Value Inn - Carlsbad)
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge 1.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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