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Carlsbad KOA

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2 Manthei Rd, Carlsbad, NM 88220
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Portsmouth, Ohio
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67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay here. Sites were nice and roomy. The showers and bathrooms were nice and clean. We chose this for our base camp while visitng Carlsbad Caverns and a little jaunt down to Guadalupe National Park.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very comfortable in our tent setup. I definitely recommend the water and electric hookup option for the picnic table and shade. It was extremely hot during the day, but nice and cool at night. We were able to escape the heat and sun during the way (when we weren't exploring Carlsbad Caverns!) in a large common room with... More 

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Thank Kate S
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great review and recommendation, Kate! We are so happy you had a great stay, and enjoyed your campsite, the common room, and dinner and our facilities! We hope to see you again in the future, and safe travels! More 

Louisiana
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of the nicest KOA's that we stayed at on our cross-country trip. I would like to warn that this property is over 50 miles north of the Carlsbad Caverns. In addition, they frequently have very high winds. We were not aware of that at the time. The office left us a voicemail that our awning was out... More 

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Thank HonestBetsy
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

To be rated as best KOA in NM I was disappointed. It was out in middle of nowhere. Internet was almost nonexistent. If you plan on going to the caverns be prepared to drive one hour from the KOA site. Restrooms/showers were in great shape. RV sites were spacious and well maintained.

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Thank Jesus P
Brian S, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Jesus, and for staying with us during your recent visit to the Carlsbad area. We are located away from the downtown area in a peaceful location that allows our guests to enjoy the seclusion while still being close to everything that Carlsbad has to offer. We will continue to... More 

Niagara Falls
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great KOA located several miles outside of Carlsbad, NM. The sites are large but only a few offer any shade as you are in the middle of the desert. It reached 108 during our stay and yet the pool remained refreshingly cool. The purpose of our trip was to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park and this campground... More 

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Thank Scott D
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words, Scott! We are so glad you and your family had a wonderful stay with us, and enjoyed your campsite, the pool, and the caverns - even though they're a bit of a distance from our location! We appreciate your review, and hope to see you again sometime. More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was clean and easy to find. We had absolutely no complaints about our stay. The laundry facility and bathrooms were very clean. The food delivery service was great. We did see a tarantula and a rattlesnake pretty close to our site. The spider was not a concern but the snake. It worried me because we have dogs. We... More 

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Thank Vickie R
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for camping with us, Vickie! We are so happy you had a great stay, and enjoyed our facilities and the food delivered to your campsite. We are glad that our staff was able to get rid of the snake - we're happy it didn't hurt anyone! We appreciate your kind review, and hope to see you again soon. More 

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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the Sitting Bull Cabin. It was a Deluxe cottage. The employees were very nice and friendly teaching my son how to properly wear a hat and showing us some funny named spices. They were able to check us in early luckily. The cabin was clean, comfortable, and the air con was cold. Yay! The only reason for... More 

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Thank Linda C
CamperSupport, Guest Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review and helpful tips, Linda! We are so happy you had a great stay, and enjoyed your cabin and that our staff was friendly and helpful for you. We appreciate your recommendation, and hope to see you again soon! More 

Olympia, Washington
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150 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a nice pool, ample deck chairs, little bikes for rent, nice sites with wild bunnies and many birds. A game room with ping pong, foosball and a fish tank, laundry, nice bathrooms with many stalls. A restaurant on site that delivers to your sites serving barbecue and pizza. Nice staff, a pretty spot with horseshoes, and many swings.... More 

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Thank Foodie T
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! We are so happy to hear you had an awesome stay with us, and enjoyed your campsite, our facilities, restaurant, and amenities such as the bicycles, pool, and horseshoes. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Williams, Arizona
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53 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and easily accessible park located about 12 miles north of Carlsbad. Bathrooms immaculate. Large, clean laundry. Good wifi on porch, in laundry and store area. Sites are gravel and level. Lots of rabbits and quail wandering around. Can get windy. The water is extremely hard.

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Thank greenjay1
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you had a great stay with us! We are glad you enjoyed your campsite, our grounds, and our guest facilities. Thank you for your kind review, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Midlothian, Texas
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is very argumentative, to the point of being rude. The only staff I found that was nice was Janet, she is a sweetheart. The pool hours are 10-8, but they run people out at 7:45. Evidentially the playground closes at 8 as well as I took my child to the playground after they ran us out of the pool.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kick back with family and friends at this beautiful desert oasis built in 2000. This award-winning KOA is big rig friendly: All sites are huge 30/50-amp pull thrus with free Wi-Fi and free cable TV. The staff will spoil you as you enjoy the 2,000-square-foot community room, meals delivered to your site, a beautiful commercial laundry, outstanding restrooms, a fenced dog park and a heated pool. From this KOA in the heart of SE New Mexico, visit Carlsbad Caverns, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area, Roswell's International UFO Museum and White Sands National Monument. Check out the Robert H. Goddard rocket collection at the Roswell Museum and Art Center and the "Billy the Kid" history at the campground. A horse hotel also is available. See how this KOA is going green with the help of a wind turbine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlsbad KOA

Address: 2 Manthei Rd, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Location: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
Number of rooms: 6
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