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Carlsbad KOA

Certificate of Excellence
2 Manthei Rd, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Carlsbad KOA
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlebury, Indiana
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54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When I booked I didn't realize how far it was from the caverns. Your kind of half way between Artesia and Carlsbad. We had a tent site and it was nice. We had the deluxe site with the wood cover. The regular tent sites didn't seen to have any shade. Everyone was friendly. Decorations were nice. Bathrooms clean. Nice campground.... More 

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Pennsylvania
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here. It is a roughly an hour from the Caverns, but we knew that going in. Our site was level and quiet, near the playground, and easy to park our 40 foot camper in. They deliver food to your site, and the employees are friendly. It's about 20-30 minutes to any food or shopping, so be... More 

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Ada, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never stayed at a KOA before. We rented the deluxe cabin. It had queen bed, full pullout and twin bunk. It had small bathroom, fridge mini and microwave. It is small. You will not want to stay a long time in cabin. We were a family with 4 in cabin. If you know KOAs, this may not surprise... More 

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Argyle, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Carlsbad KOA. We were very pleased with our time in this lovely RV park. The people are very nice and they are very helpful. They will deliver food, fire wood and more to your campsite when needed. They had activities for the kids while we were there including tye dying t-shirts, face painting and jewelry... More 

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Pearland, Texas
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75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing great, but nothing bad either, just average. Wide open, no shade, a bit far from the caverns, decent restrooms/showers, a good bit of wildlife in the park (lots of bunnies, lots of birds, a tarantula and a non-venomous snake were all seen on our one-night stay). The swing, fire pit and seating was nice at our premium site.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As my review for the camp did not get published on the KOA site, I'll start over here. We were told it was one of the best KOA sites around, and it was truly comfortable. We'd come to the area to see the caverns and this park was considerably farther north of the town of Carlsbad than I had expected,... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got one of the deluxe cabins and it had a double bed with a little mini bedroom with a bunk bed and a sliding door, and a full bathroom. It was very clean, and seemed like it was brand new. Very cozy, with a porch, porch swing, grill, and fire pit. The staff were very helpful and kind. Absolutely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place could be a five-star place. They have a nice office, grounds, pool, and staff. What they lack is shade for tent sites... Which leads to no grass. They lack a cooking sink. They BADLY need another hot water heater for the womens' bathhouse. There was no hot water at 6:15 am and the place wasn't even that busy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a fifth wheel. Very well laid out park. Smooth gravel with wide level sites. Nice landscaping. Very well maintained. Nice bathrooms and showers. Excellent laundry facilities. Clean pool wuth shaded terrace. Get this....had our supper delivered to our trailer. 3 meat barbecue supper, potato salad, pintos, onions and pickles, and a roll. Got one supper and it was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on our way to Carlsbad Caverns. Note, it is a good 45 min from the Caverns so don't book here expecting it to be close. We knew that and so the distance didn't bother us as we were continuing south after our visit to the caverns. The staff here was so friendly and helpful. Our... More 

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