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Santa Cruz
Reviewed 17 April 2014

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...

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2014

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...

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

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...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 February 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...

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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.

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 20 February 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...

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Reviewed 17 February 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...

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Mahnattan48
Reviewed 31 January 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...

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Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 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...

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Eagle Pass, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 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....

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Carlsbad

Address: 3824 National Parks Hwy, US Hwy 62/180, Carlsbad, NM 88220
Region: United States > New Mexico > Carlsbad
Price Range: $78 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 80
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“Although there's no elevator, the second floor rooms are quieter.”
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