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Riverwoods, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is about as basic a property as it could be. Everything was okay, but not really much more than that. The location, however, is outstanding, and probably the only reason to stay at this hotel. It is, I believe literally, the closest lodging to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Otherwise -- it is about as isolated a place as... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mediocre budget hotel. Parking is right outside the room. That's both good and bad. Walls are paper thin. Bathroom felt dirty and run-down. Paint chipping, tiles filthy. The one single bonus was it's located right next to Carlsbad Caverns entrance. Giving 3 stars instead of 2 just for that fact.

Thank Wayne S
Moore, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a hotel close to Carlsbad Caverns or you want to climb Guadalupe Peak, than this place is IT ! All the creature comforts worked OK (microwave & fridge included) & they have a waffle iron as part of their complete breakfast. It's right off the major road but our room was quite. It looks like they... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I drove from Santa Fe (around 5 hours) and wanted to see the bats at night. I arrived at 5:00pm and checked in. The man was very friendly and changed my room to the 1st floor. He gave me the information and I checked in. It was close to the entrance of the caverns, so I unpacked and went to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

I was here like everyone else for Carlsbad Caverns. The Caverns are maybe about a 20 minute drive up the road, the speed limit decreases the closer you get to the caverns, and the road can get very slow, especially when people are leaving after the evening bat flight programme. After checking in I was given a room on the... More 

Thank Paul M

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Georgetown, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Literally right outside the entrance to Carlsbad Caverns park, it is the most convenient place to stay if visiting there. Rooms are very spacious and clean. Plenty of mirrors for my girls and myself - this is a big deal now that they are teenagers. Breakfast had several options, including waffles, cereal, muffins, boiled eggs, yogurt, breakfast bars, oatmeal, etc........ More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

A little high priced for what you get. You're not paying for luxury, you're paying for convenience. It was very nice being so close to the park. The rooms are aged but clean. Microwave, mini fridge, noisy AC. Walls are paper thin and teenaged tourists kept us up all night. Whites City is a junkyard and does not feel like... More 

Thank Caleb S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

When we arrived, the gentlemen behind the counter was very friendly. The room was very clean and huge. The breakfast in the morning was very nice, and had a lot to eat. This is the closest hotel to Carlsbad Caverns. This was very nice for a Rodeway Inn. A waterpark is next door.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Got in late and was put in a hotel a few hundred feet that they were managing. Filthy! Bed was terrible, door lock was broken, empty beer cans om step to the door. Aircon made lots of noise, but didn't cool the room. Take the time and drive into Carlsbad town.

Thank JCC-in-2016
Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Honestly we were a little hesitant to stay here as we normally stay in a higher class of hotel. We were pleasantly surprised. We loved our stay and really enjoyed the pool area. The room was so clean that the bathtub literally sparkled! While the facility itself was a bit dated and the breakfast lacked protein, the staff more than... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rodeway Inn White's City, NM is under new ownership as of September 2009. The Rodeway Inn is the closest accommodations to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. We offer a complimentary breakfast to help you get a fresh start on your exploration of the Carlsbad Caverns. The Rodeway has newly remodeled bathrooms and wheelchair access. The Rodeway also partners with Walnut Canyon Water Park to allow visitors a special discount on admission. The Rodeway is also walking distance from: the Cactus Cafe, White's City Grocery, White's City Arcade, USPS Post Office, and White's City Gift Shop. Within only minutes of driving are notable hiking trails, park and recreation areas, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park Visitor's Center. We take pride in helping enhance your Carlsbad Caverns adventure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rodeway Inn

Address: 6 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., Whites City, NM 88268
Location: United States > New Mexico > Whites City
Price Range: $115 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Whites City
Walnut Hotel Whites City
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