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Midlothian, Texas
Reviewed 21 June 2016

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....

2Thank Vickie T
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here while visiting Carlsbad Caverns & throughly enjoyed our stay here. The park is located outside of town so the views are wonderful and it's a quiet location. Nice trail leading down to the lake, great for a run or walking your dog. The facilities from the onsite store, to the bath house and community area, were immaculate....

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

Thank you for choosing to camp with us! We're so glad to hear you had a great stay, and enjoyed our location, grounds, facilities, and restaurant. We appreciate your kind words, and hope to see you again in the future!

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Amarillo, Texas, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We recently started staying at KOA and they have yet to disappoint. The grounds were very nice and well groomed, staff was very friendly, pool was clean and great for the kids. It was a 45 minute drive to the caverns but well worth it. I wish we could have stayed longer 😎

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

We're so happy to hear you and your family had a great stay with us! We are glad you enjoyed the grounds, pool, and that you were able to visit the caverns. Thanks for your great review, and we hope to see you again soon!

Derby, Kansas
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time at a KOA but not our last. We stayed in the studio cabin. We loved it. It had one big room that had the bed, bunk bed, small table and mini kitchen. Then it had a small bathroom with shower and toilet. It also had AC, wifi and TV. The only stuff you need to...

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

Thanks so much for staying with us, Missy! We're thrilled that you loved your cabin, as well as the pizza and BBQ, grounds, and that our staff was friendly and helpful for you. We appreciate your kind review, and look forward to seeing you again sometime soon!

Reviewed 10 June 2016

Really nice pace to stay with great amenities. Nice pet enclosures, great scenic views, and wonderful customer service. Recommend everyone order meals from them especially the BBQ and Pizza delivered right to your door. The BBQ is far better than any place in town!

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

We're honored that you loved your stay and our BBQ so much, Bernie! We certainly do our best to make sure it's as delicious as can be! We are also glad you enjoyed our amenities, pet areas, and that our staff was friendly and helpful for you. Thanks so much for your awesome review, and we hope to see you...

Sulphur, Louisiana
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The folks here were so nice and accomodating. Super friendly and helpful. The site is beautiful with great decorations and sitting areas. The pool was small but very clean. They have a telescope that they are happy to point out things for you. The laundry facility is clean and has several machines. There is a large porch with rocking chairs...

Thank paju1452
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

We're thrilled that you had a wonderful stay with us! We are glad you enjoyed your campsite, amenities, and activities, as well as our BBQ dinners! Thanks so much for your review, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The showers and bathrooms were very clean. The owner helped us fix the tie down on our camper. He was very nice and very helpful. I'd definitely recommend. Clean bathrooms make a big difference. We always appreciate when the owners & staff make that a priority.

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

Appearance and cleanliness is one of our top priorities, and we're honored that you noticed! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, and thanks for your great review.

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

One of the nicer KOA's we've stayed at. Sites were large and management spreads people out leaving empty sights beside you instead of bunching everyone up together. Very nicely landscaped. We did not notice loud road noise as mentioned by others, it was far enough off the road to lessen truck traffic noise. Nice pet play area. Very good BBQ...

1Thank GirlOutWest
CamperSupport, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you had a wonderful stay with us! We are glad you enjoyed your campsite, the grounds, pet area, and BBQ dinner that we bring to your campsite. Thank for your kind review, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 April 2016

It was very clean as are most KOAs - has a barbeque dinner for a fee that they will deliver to your campsite or you can enjoy in the huge nice community room- tent camping spots are just in a field- we were van camping so they put us in a more private spot with a picnic shelter but next...

Thank Delta4201
Brian S, Public Relations Manager at Carlsbad KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and for staying with us during your recent visit to the Carlsbad area. Please accept our apologies that you were not completely satisfied during your stay with us and know that we have passed along your comments to see where we can improve for future guests. We always value...

Reviewed 22 April 2016

The wife and I were looking for a campground to stay at while visiting the Carlsbad, NM area. Picking a KOA campground was not what we were originally looking for. We were looking for space in the Guadalupe Mountains State Park, but it was all full for the days we wanted and all the other campgrounds around had many "not...

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

We're thrilled we were able to be a pleasant surprise for you and your wife, John! We're glad we were able to impress, and that you enjoyed the grounds, facilities, BBQ dinner (yum!) and the surrounding area. We work very hard to keep our park in the best shape possible for our guests, and we're happy you enjoyed it. Thanks...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
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 

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Address: 2 Manthei Rd, Carlsbad, NM 88220-9251
Region: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
Number of rooms: 6
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