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Caverns Motel of Carlsbad

844 S. Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220 (Formerly Driftwood Motel)
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Caverns Motel of Carlsbad
Ranked #11 of 15 hotels in Carlsbad
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Los Lunas, New Mexico
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This place was alright. I stayed there because I was working in the area. Cheapest place for miles and they offered a weekly rate. The bed was comfortable and the pillows were good. There is a nice 40 inch television with cable. Wi-Fi is available although I didn't use it during my stay. Room also has decent sized refrigerator and... More

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Victoria, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Very dirty bathroom! Outside area had trash piled up everywhere, lots of flies. The beds were very hard and pillows were very flat. It was a good price however and the staff was very pleasant. I probably wouldn't stay here again though.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

One of the best Internet I used ever in any motel or hotel.and nice to have 5 resturant next door.good help from manager and staff are friendly.i stay like 3 days to see a caverns of Carlsbad and its hot and they never turn of you air and when you come your room are cool and clean . I come... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We had a job in Carlsbad, NM. We read many reviews and priced many hotels. We decided on the Cavern Motel although reviews here were mainly negative. After staying at the said hotel for many months, I not only found the conditions to be very acceptable, but the manager of the hotel helped us with anything we needed. All of... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

The cleaning standard for the housekeeping staff at this Motel 6 is very poor. It seemed like the same family was living in the room close to the office. I tried two different rooms both of them had the same problem. Dirt on the floor and the linin was not clean. The hotel staff did not seem to care because... More

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Athens, Georgia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

1) internet did not work 2) very disagreeable front desk personnel 3) dirty Our mistake was that we chose this motel over several other motels in the area to save $10. We're not picky when it comes to choosing a cheap motel--we would preferably like hot water, a clean bed, and, in this day and age, internet. After a long... More

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North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This motel is in the same class as Motel 6. Traveling alone, I sometimes choose this option for price. But, I always wear flip-flops, sleep only with sheets (which were clean) or in my own sleeping bag. Ask to see the room before signing up.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

I stayed here with my family while our home was being finished and what a mistake that was. Not only was it dirty (carpet, walls, tub etc.), but the maid service did not come everyday or every otherday for that matter. I would have to chase her down to get towels or whatever I needed or have to goto the... More

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NM
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

DO NOT STAY HERE! I HAVE NEVER SEEN SUCH A DIRTY MOTEL!! The bathroom was filthy! Mildew all over the bah tub. Old tub that soaked in dirt. Holes in the walls. Needed vacuuming, carpets dirty! Floors dirty, walls dirty! Some rooms don't even have dead bolts. I did not feel safe.

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Durango, Colorado, USA
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

I booked my room with my son, age 10, to go visit the Carlsbad Caverns and to be able to swim and relax before driving back to Durango Colorado. Based on my reservation, the Motel 6 had a pool...and at 96 degrees that day, a pool was much needed, especially for a 10 year old boy. Once we checked into... More

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Also Known As:
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Address: 844 S. Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220 (Formerly Driftwood Motel)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
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Ranked #11 of 15 hotels in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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