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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Altus, Oklahoma
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights, June 6-8 2015. Just 2 adults and our 2 small dogs. We loved the cabin, Prickly Pear which was just the perfect size for our small family. The double dog park was perfect to let our pups run around and it was kept very clean and had playground equipment for them. The barbecue meal... 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 visit to the Carlsbad area! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the campground as well as the dog park, meal service and the other amenities. We hope you enjoyed seeing the caverns and that you come back to see us again! More 

Dallas
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We loved staying here. Wish it had been more than one night. Lovely lake view. Staff were very nice. One of the nicest shower facilities we have ever seen. Worth the drive out of our way before going to the Caverns. Even a restaurant on-site! Large level spaces with nice extras on some spaces such as gliders.

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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 trip to the Carlsbad area! Our gliders and level spaces are one of the most popular features for our guests. We are so glad you enjoyed the view and do hope you get the chance to come back for a longer visit soon! More 

Fernandina Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We loved this KOA! The only other KOAs we have been to have been in FL & GA, & the sites at those parks are so tight & close together. This KOA in Carlsbad, NM was so much nicer because we did not feel like we were right on top of our neighbor. We had plenty of room around our... 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 and for staying with us during your recent visit to the Carlsbad area! We are so glad you enjoyed our spacious sites and friendly staff. Many campgrounds price their sites for families of four but we wanted everyone to have the flexibility of only paying for who was traveling... More 

Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The staff was extremely nice and friendly. We tent camped in one of the tent villages because it was like $5 more than staying in the middle of the camping area. It was really windy so the tent village blocked a lot of the wind. There is a ton of entertainment if you get bored! They have foosball, tetherball, volleyball,... More 

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Pagosa Springs, CO
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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 April 10, 2015 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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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

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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