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Motel 6 Carlsbad

3824 National Parks Hwy, US Hwy 62/180, Carlsbad, NM 88220
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Ranked #7 of 15 hotels in Carlsbad
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Front Desk women clerk, Dorothy(with the beautiful opal jewelry)was very friendly, helpful, and welcoming. Room was very clean, smelled good and newly remodeled. Motel was full but quiet and had a good night sleep. A little more pricey than other Motel 6, maybe with the area by Nat. Park Caverns and all the workers staying there too. wifi worked... More

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here while visiting Carlsbad Caverns. This motel is old and worn. The room we had was small but with a king-sized bed. The shower unit was pretty worn with brown marks on the edge that looked like cigarette burns. The vanity is outside of the bathroom and it was the only thing that looked newer. The faucet was reversed... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Well I know you get what you pay for, but for whatever reason lodging even in February is pricey and this was the most affordable option I found for about $70 a night. The person at the front desk was friendly, which was good being that I later had to ask to borrow an iron as irons and hair dryers... More

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Los Angeles, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
67 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stayed at the Carlsbad Motel 6 for one night with my family in November 2013. We did not expect much, and we got even less. Loved the cockroach! The motel is located just off the main highway, and is about a 30 minute drive to the Carlsbad Caverns. A short drive from the motel you’ll find restaurants, and shopping. There... More

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Motel6, Public Relations Manager at Motel 6 Carlsbad, responded to this review

Dear SNAFU23, Dear XXXX, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay. Please kindly contact our Guest Relations department so they can have a record of your experience to help us provide you and our other guests with better service in the future: 1-800-577-3435. More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I went with friends to visit the Caverns. We arrived in the late afternoon in Carlsbad and decided to sleep at Motel 6 after checked the prices of various motels (as other reviewers said, Carlsbad is expensive). The staff was very friendly, the room was basic but the beds were confortable. Free internet. If you don't care to have extra... More

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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89 reviews 89 reviews
21 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I met some cousins in Carlsbad, as they had never been to the caverns. I've been here several times, in past winters and things were quiet and cheap, not so anymore, due to the oil boom. I booked this motel, because I didn't want to spend $150 a night[paid $54+ tax]. when you go to a motel 6, you aren't... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

So you need to know that I am a bit of a snob about hotels (but only a bit). We usually try to stay in at least 3 star places, but this time we were with family who needed a less expensive alternative and we didn't want to split up. For some reason the hotels in Carlsbad are unusually expensive... More

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

After looking at the other reviews of this motel we thought it musn't be that bad, however, this place is cheap for a reason. The beds were covered in pet hair (on and in the beds), there was blood on one of the pillows, the others were stained and apparently 1/4 of a roll of toilet paper is good enough... More

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Eagle Pass, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

There are some that complain about Motel 6. There are plenty of hotels in Carlsbad that will gladly take your money. The Hampton Inn is a whopping $200 per night in Carlsbad. The Best Western $150. I think that is outrageous. Again this is a Motel 6. It does not come with all the "amenities" that other hotels may provide.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Me and my two kids came to spend christmas because my husband didn't have day off :( but fortunately we made of our room our house, everything was clean the beds were really comfortable (like REALLY!) so we had a very good rest, then it was quiet maybe cause of the season but really worth it... Affordable and comfortable... I... More

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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Carlsbad Hotel
Motel 6 Carlsbad Hotel Carlsbad
Motel Six Carlsbad
Carlsbad Motel Six
Carlsbad Motel 6
Address: 3824 National Parks Hwy, US Hwy 62/180, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Location: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 15 hotels in Carlsbad
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The Motel 6 Carlsbad is located in the beautiful state of New Mexico near a wide variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment. This Motel 6 features an outdoor pool and a business center. Free WiFi is available in all of our modern rooms! ... more   less 
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