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Carlsbad KOA

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2 Manthei Rd, Carlsbad, NM 88220
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The KOA is very clean but its primarily a RV campground with a few cabins and tent spots. Its also seems to be like 30 minutes away from everything including Carlsbad. But all and all I enjoyed using a cabin over renting a hotel room.

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Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most important thing you should know: Its about a 40 minute drive back down the highway to the Caverns if you stay here. Im sure its probably stated somewhere, but it was a bit of a surprise when we arrived. Dinner: kitchen staff was fantastic and dinner was awesome, especially after a 10 hour drive across texas! KOA-clean, great... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For starters it is a nice facility. Pretty grounds and nice bathrooms. But we made reservations and when we arrived we paid cash for the first night and then they also ended up charging our credit card. We called them when we realized what they did on August 4th and the person we talked to said she could see where... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at this KOA! From the moment we checked in, Susan helped us get a joining site for us and our travel buddies. We were given a ton of information on attractions to visit. Our travel trailer fit perfectly in our spot and there was a ton of space between us and the next "campers". Site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This KOA is beautiful! The staff is very friendly and the facilities spacious and clean. The bathrooms were very nice and well maintained. There is a beautiful saltwater aquarium in the common room and a koi pond outside. The pool is very nice. I wish we could have stayed longer!

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Middlebury, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

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 July 9, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

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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