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Carlsbad KOA

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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Pagosa Springs, CO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the KOA for four nights in our fifth wheel and enjoyed our stay at the park. The staff kept the grounds clean, the bathrooms and showers were well kept, and the people we dealt with were wonderful. We liked the park layout, especially when the wind blew as it seemed as if the designers planned for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a tent site with electricity. They worked with us to pick a site to meet our needs when we booked early. The place was well kept including lovely cactus garden on the way in/out. We also enjoyed all the birds and rabbits. The rabbits reminded us of Teletubbies. The staff was friendly giving great... More 

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Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us during your recent stay in Carlsbad. We appreciate you leaving such a detailed review for future campers and are so glad you had a great time. We hope to see you again but until then wish you safe travels! More 

Gulf Shores, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In New Mexico, North of Carlsbad is an RV park for travelers who need a nice place to stay. We stayed here two nights...and were very pleased with our spacious site and the friendly, helpful staff. There is not a decent rv park for miles so don't miss it. We were here in motor home.

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Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us during your recent trip to Carlsbad. We are so glad you had a wonderful time with us and hope to see you again! More 

Sierra Vista
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In typical RV-centric southest campground fashion, this was a terrible choice for tent camping. At over $30 a night, it was the most expensive campsite I have ever stayed at. My husband and I decided on the upgrade to the "deluxe" tent campsite, since it was just $5 more, and regretted that decision both nights. Not only were the deluxe... More 

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Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are always looking at ways to improve our campground for future guests, so we do appreciate your feedback. We'll pass along your comments and see if we can improve the deluxe tent sites. While we can't do much about the noise in that specific location, we do have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice facility. Clean bathrooms, hot water, a very quite location. It is not close the caverns, but the drive is a nice one to the caverns. Large pull throughs and easy hookup. Front office staff was friendly and very helpful. There meals were also large and tasty!

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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I am so pleased with this location. Our RV spot was so clean and everything from the table to the fire pit was well maintained. Hookups were lit so it made it easy to set up as we arrived after hours. Front office staff was super friendly and gladly took the time to answer my chatty questions about my further... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

1. Full hookup 2. Privacy in the campsite 3. In nature 4. A chlorine pool or a good beach 5. Free fast WiFi 6. No bug infestations 7. Nice free bathroom and showers 8. Fun things to do 9. Good Value 10. Pet friendly 1. Yes 2. Yes 3. Yes 4. Nope (closed) 5. Nope 6. Yes 7. Yes 8.... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

This KOA is top-notch for overnight stays. Easy in and out, large sites, very clean restrooms and extremely friendly staff. The only drawback is its distance from Carlsbad - not handy for running back and forth.

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Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us during your recent visit to Carlsbad. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review and share some of the things you enjoyed about our park. We wish you all the best and hope to see you again soon! More 

Montpelier, Vermont
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Don't confuse this place with Carlsbad RV Park and Campground which is actually in Carlsbad. Carlsbad KOA is very misleading, especially because they are not in Carlsbad, but almost 20 minutes north, making the trip to Carlsbad Caverns about 60 to 70 minutes. We made this mistake (yes, we blame ourselves). Nevertheless, when we arrived and realized how totally not... More 

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Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. While we greatly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us and others here, we are actually located within the limits of Carlsbad as our address reflects. It is true that we are northwest of the actual downtown area of Carlsbad. We do apologize for any inconvenience and will try... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

One of the best KOA experiences we had on our road trip. Cabin was standard (same as the rest of the KOAs) and had no issues with it. The location was a little bit out of town but made a quite place to stay. Was relaxing. Was able to purchase a meal from the office and delivered to our cabin.... More 

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Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to Carlsbad. Our cabins are one of the most popular choices for campers without their own rigs and we always hear quite a few compliments regarding them. It is great to hear you enjoyed the view of the orchard as well as the rabbits. We hope you have a wonderful... More 

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