Carlsbad KOA

2 Manthei Road, Highway 285

Carlsbad, NM 88220

Reserve: 800-562-9109

Info: 575-457-2000

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Feb 14, 2015
Feb 12, 2015
Feb 11, 2015
From arrival to departure, the crew was very helpful, attentive and informative. The over all site was kept clean and secure. The employees went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. I will be returning to this site next year, God willing. And I will recommand it to all my family and friends.
Feb 11, 2015
I am super impressed with my entire KOA experience. The staff was friendly and very helpful. I liked it so much I stayed at another KOA the next night on my trip.
Feb 11, 2015
Very nice KOA, a bit far out of town but no worries about dinner if you don't have your own... They have a kitchen with a nice menu. Everyone very friendly, helpful & pleasant.
Feb 10, 2015
Feb 10, 2015
Peaceful, away from the roar of a major highway. Spent a week here and found the grounds and facilities very clean, laundry room had all machines working as well Great location for a starting point for day trips to various other attractions.
Feb 10, 2015
Loved the cabins!! It's the cleanest campgrounds we have ever stayed at!!! The restrooms were clean showers were awesome!! My kids didn't want to leave campgrounds! We will definitely be back this summer!!
Feb 09, 2015
Feb 08, 2015
Staff were unbelievably kind and helpful.
Feb 07, 2015
Feb 07, 2015
I payed for one month. Telling the office I may leave before then.$600.00 I stayed 10days.I was refunded nothing and also had to pay elec.fees. The water is terrible (very high mineral deposits). I will not be back
Feb 07, 2015
Would definitely recommend this location
Feb 06, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
Feb 04, 2015
Feb 01, 2015
Very nice campground. Very clean and well maintained. Wonderful staff!
Feb 01, 2015
Such a lovely campground, and such a friendly reception from everyone there. The dog park is especially nice, and the showers are the nicest I've been in.
Jan 31, 2015
Jan 31, 2015
Nice. But kind of far from anywhere.
Jan 31, 2015
We like it there. Nice and clean. Nice people. Ordered food, very good. Very nice laundry.
Jan 29, 2015
Managers & staff outstanding!
Jan 29, 2015
Jan 29, 2015
Very nice campground, friendly staff but a little remote.
Jan 28, 2015
Great place easy late night pull in and great check in paperwork area and maps. Hot showers and really clean. Thanks!
Jan 27, 2015
The hosts were great. Bathrooms were very clean & well kept.
Jan 27, 2015
This place is remote. It is well put together. However, the wi-fi is poor. The park was about 1/3 full with poor reception, that kept fading out. In order to make my next day's res I had to get up in the middle of the night so I could get on the Internet. Needs fixing. Gary Cahoon
Jan 25, 2015
Relaxing
Jan 25, 2015
most expensive RV spot space ever since 2006 from California to New Jersey we have never ever paid $53 and night and or 300 a weekwe feel like Artesiain Carlsbad area people are scamming because of all the work thereMotel 6 Budget Inn you never see these places charge $100 a night there's slum motelsyou people at the KOA was very nice it was a nice place but most people in those areas do not make
Jan 22, 2015
nice spot & clean
Jan 20, 2015
The stay there was very pleasant but it is a place where a lot of people stay while they are working for the local oil companies so at 6-7 am the park is very noisy .pick up trucks leaving out of only one exit,warming up they trucks for 10 minutes before they leave. My only request would be a different exit for them. The staff was so great., bathrooms amazing and the same with the laundry.
Jan 20, 2015
The amenities are nice and so are all of the people who work there. This is a huge campground and it was nearly full. There are lots of oil field workers staying there, and they come and go (seemingly) throughout the night. Also, the traffic on the nearby freeway is non-stop semi-trucks. This makes for a difficult nights' sleep.
Jan 19, 2015
Carlsbad Koa has to be the nicest RV park that I have ever stayed in. The employees were extremely courtious, and helpful. I hope I can return very soon.
Jan 16, 2015
Jan 16, 2015
Jan 14, 2015
Only problem I had was the dryers were very insufficient. They didn't warm up, so had to get some one to look at the problem.
Jan 11, 2015
First, the "deposit" was "paid in full" as soon as the reservation was made. This is prepayment NOT a deposit. The Kabin was heated with a tiny bathroom heater incapable of warming up in less than several hours. The mattress was a worn out basin shape and miserable to sleep on. We left after the first night, losing our money as it was miserable. There seemed to be rats gnawing under the floor. Th
Jan 09, 2015
The staff is very friendly and they keep the grounds in very good conditions. I would recommend this campground to anyone and would definitely stay again if I was in the area.
Jan 09, 2015
We really enjoyed our stay. There were plenty of things to do at the Campground. We also really enjoyed the food option; it was really convienient and good food.
Jan 09, 2015
We enjoyed it! Thanks!
Jan 08, 2015
I strongly disagree with your cancellation policy
Jan 06, 2015
The KOA is in the middle of no where. Mens shower area poor. Restrooms closed prior to posted hours. Lack of signage on approach.However friendly staff and grounds very well kept.
Jan 05, 2015
It was a great stay and friendly staff. Didn't rate it a full "10" because we wished it had been closer to the "caverns". Driving through Carlsbad was busy and slow.
Jan 05, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
Dec 31, 2014
Very nice open, spacious campground. Very quiet and friendly and helpful staff.
Dec 31, 2014
Dec 31, 2014
We upgraded from tenting to a cabin at registration & told we would be charged holiday rates..more money. We paid. The mattress in the full bed frame was broken down. Little sleep. Next day contacted management about getting another...were told he would see what he could do but never saw him again. Grounds had loads of traveling grass seeds. Left in front of restrooms & premises.
Dec 30, 2014
Awesome!
Dec 30, 2014
Clean, nice staff; however, b/c of impending BAD weather, for our safely we elected to leave one day early. This KOA would not refund one nights stay b/c we didn't give a 24 - hr notice. We did NOT know about the sleet and snow moving in until that morning ... we drive a 37' motorhome pulling a large - sized car . . . Not good driving on snow.

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