Carlsbad KOA

2 Manthei Road, Highway 285

Carlsbad, NM 88220

Reserve: 800-562-9109

Info: 575-457-2000

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Campground Reviews

Oct 27, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
Great bathrooms, good food - delivered! Wish they hadn't built that power plant so close, but what can ya do?
Oct 25, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
Great place to park your RV. The staff is friendly and helpful. The park is well maintained and clean. The on site BBQ is quite good.
Oct 25, 2013
Nice staff, immaculate RV park, has food should you not wish to cook supper. Too bad pool was already closed (Oct) and that hot tub is permanently closed.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Unfortunately, the government ADA regulations have shut down the hot tub. We wish it were open too!
Oct 24, 2013
Was very impressed with this KOA, the facilities were all top notch, the cooks in the kitchen were friendly and made excellent food, bathrooms were clean, water pressure in showers was excellent, would gladly stay here again.
Oct 22, 2013
Enjoyed stay. No highway noise. Easy parking of trailer.
Oct 22, 2013
I felt very safe. The sites were spacious and I felt that I had the privacy that I wanted. The restrooms were clean and the laundry was accessible. I wish the hot tub area had been open later to accommodate my schedule. Staff was great and really watched out for me. As a woman alone it was very comforting.
Oct 22, 2013
Everyone on staff was friendly and helpful. Kampground VERY clean which is a plus ! Keep up the good work.
Oct 22, 2013
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Oct 19, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
The Kampground was well planned, providing a sufficient variety of options for travelers. The spaces are quite roomy and pleasing, with grills, picnic tables, and southwest vegetation. The grounds are very clean. There are dog-friendly places, including a leash-free playground. The entire staff is pleasant and helpful, and I look forward to seeing them during my next work retreat.
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
great friendly staff, thought it was really cool how they wrote our name on the board and welcomed us. cabin was very clean. my only complaint was the maintenance guy chewing my head off like he was a real cop for going one mph over the speed limit
Oct 15, 2013
Great stay even with the Caverns being closed. That was our main reason for staying in Carlsbad. We loved the cabins. Our family rented three cabins for three nights and all were comfy & clean. We'll be back.
Oct 15, 2013
Great Staff and facilities.
Oct 15, 2013
Good dinner after a long day of travel. Maybe a sign at road entry off 285.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

A nice new sign is up! Come back and see it!
Oct 15, 2013
The KOA was clean and the people were friendly. Especially that spitfire Diane! I loved her the moment we walked in! The bathrooms/showers were amazing. The spots right next to each other and there are hardly any trees, so not much priviacy, but our kids loved the playground and we enjoyed our stay. Would stay again when in Carlsbad.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Our sites are forty feet wide; we are so sorry our guest felt the spaces were too close. We don't have many trees for sure, but this is the high desert. Our ability to have large trees is severly limited by the geography of the region.
Oct 13, 2013
To many flys and stickers!
Oct 13, 2013
Great location, very nice park, many attractions even though the N P was closed. Highly recommend this park.
Oct 12, 2013
Cabin was nice, bathrooms very clean, felt safe and everyone was friendly. BBQ dinner was delicious.
Oct 10, 2013
We have always enjoyed staying at this KOA
Oct 08, 2013
We loved our stay with Carlsbad KOA - the only thing is that we had to move sites, when my husband asked for 2 nights, thus we had to do a "Chinese firedrill" and pay a higher rate. Otherwise, our experience was excellent. The food in the kitchen was delicious. Outstanding staff.
Oct 07, 2013
Very helpful and friendly staff.
Oct 07, 2013
The cabin was a lot nicer than expected. I've stayed at KOA's before but never in a cabin. I will definitely go back. It was much more comfortable than a hotel with all of the same amenities. The staff in the front were really friendly and helpful. Would have had a better time had the government not been shutdown and prevented us from seeing the caverns.
Oct 07, 2013
They delivered dinner to our RV and it was delicious. Super friendly staff, extra clean facility and very spacious.
Oct 05, 2013
Everyone was very nice and liked the doggy park and s'mores night.
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 04, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
It was a very pleasant stay
Oct 03, 2013
Tent campers BEWARE. If you want to pay $32 to literally pitch your tent in the parking lot right next to the showers/laundry and entrance to the park then this is the place for you. Your tent will be lit up the entire night by lights, and you will get to hear every truck and RV as they enter/leave the park ALL NIGHT; they drive right by your tent. TENT CAMPERS, AVOID THIS KOA AT ALL COST!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We aren't quite sure why this guest felt the tenting area was in the parking lot. We do have lighting for security. Since the park is "out in the boonies" it would be extremely dark without any lights. Although we do have workers that arrive home late and leave early, it certainly isn't all night.
Oct 02, 2013
good location, good size sites, but the smell from the oil area made it impossible to open windows. Flies also a big problem. We know you cannot fix either one of these but I feel that you should at least let the guests know in advance that it's not the park but the area that is to blame.
Oct 02, 2013
GREAT CAMPGROUND WITH STAFF THAT TAKES CARE OF CAMPERS IN A TIMELY,FRIENDLY,RESPECTFUL MANNER. SAFE AND CONVENIENT TO AREA ATTRACTIONS,EATING ESTABLISHMENTS AND SHOPPING.
Oct 01, 2013
Oct 01, 2013
nice sites, friendly staff
Oct 01, 2013
Nice park with plenty of amenities. Clean upgraded restrooms. Extensive gift shop. Tent site had trees but not much grass. Overall I was pleased with this KOA.
Sep 30, 2013
I only wish you folks had a microwave in your eating area for the cabin or tent people . :). Very clean restrooms . Love the bats flying around and the fantastic staff.;) Third year and will come next year !
Sep 30, 2013
we really enjoyed our stay, very clean, quiet, and restful. thanks so much..
Sep 29, 2013
Great campground!
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
A nice little oasis in the middle of nowhere. We enjoyed the hospitality and the superb facilities.
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Your corporate cancellation policy is unreasonable and will keep me from staying at any other KOA
Sep 26, 2013
The best campground we've ever seen, and great handicap facilities. Thanks!

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