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Continental Inn

3820 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM 88220
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Ranked #12 of 15 hotels in Carlsbad
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
36 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Like other reviewers, don't let the outside fool you. We have a king bed, no smoking. $58. per night. Brand new: carpet, furniture, beds, tile in bathroom. New bath sinks, shower, paint. Totally new inside the room. Yes it is small, but for one or two people, perfect. In room coffee, microwave, frig, flat screen TV, computer desk, great WiFi.... More

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Santa Monica
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Needed a place to stay near the caverns and thought since it was winter, it would be easy to find a place without a reservation. We got into town and tried 6 places and all were booked. We got to the end of the strip and saw the Continental. It looked like a dump but there was a "Vacancy" sign... More

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Aloha, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We had to get a room because it was late at night and I was tired from a long day of driving. There were no rooms available at other places I stopped so took the one open here. What a mistake!!! There were what appeared to be blood stains on the linens on one of the beds. The trash can... More

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Orange City, Florida, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

When we first got in to the room there was a smell so thinking if we turn on the AC it might clear the room smell did not go away. There was loud yelling from other rooms all night. The wifi was fast, it had a micro fridge and a micro we did not use the micro. The toilet was... More

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Austin, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Had to get a room because if storms. This place is a dump and the staff are rude. Toilet wouldn't flush & wifi was spotty at best. Check out is at 11, but no one opened the lame pool until after 10am. Sign says it opens at 9. They told me coffee & donuts for breakfast but it was watered... More

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Boulder, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

The wifi & the fridge did not work. When we told the person in the office about this the next morning, we received a defensive and unfriendly response, blaming us for the problems, and refusing any compensation.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This is an older hotel, and the lady in the office says that she has been working there for 9 years but doesn't really like it (she didn't have to tell me that). Although the wallpaper is peeling in places, and the bathrooms very much need updating, the place was clean, and it is the cheapest place to stay in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

Fake drawers- that's right no drawers to store your clothes! Broken shower head and drain. The room stinks, and service has not been that very good. I would understand if I was paying about $20 less. Old keys are still used and it is difficult to get back into my room every time. The hot and cold knobs on sink... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I have been there several times driving through NM to TX. Clerks were nice, late night check in was great and the service was great. Close to the Carlsbad Caverns and a quiet area in the town. I would recommend this place to anyone needing a great deal on a nice room in Carlsbad.

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Boracay, Philippines
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We spent the night at Continental Inn after hours and hours of driving from AZ to NM. Our bed was okay. The sheets doesn't smell bad. The A/C was noisy. Our bathroom has some kinda issue. The toilet bowl was not properly installed and the water was leaking all over the bathroom floor. There are rust in the bathroom faucet.Our... More

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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel
Continental Hotel Carlsbad
Address: 3820 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Location: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #12 of 15 hotels in Carlsbad
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