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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious newly renovated room – all new appliances, etc. Good for in-room dining. Superb location for getting to and from the spectacular Carlsbad caverns. Rather poor continental breakfast but nowhere to eat other than back in the hotel room. Indifferent front desk staff. Even noting these criticisms we would stay there again – remembering to bring our own food supplies.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visited the Carlsbad caverns which are actually located approximately 25 miles south of the town of Carlsbad (Important to know). The little two horse town named White City is at the entrance to the caverns (then seven more miles from White City to the caverns). If you visit the caverns you will either have to drive back to Carlsbad for...

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Deming, New Mexico
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is the second Rodeway Inn we stayed at on our recent trip. Once again it didn't disappoint. The room was fairly large and nicely decorated with white. It had a good Internet and a modern flat screen TV. Because it's about seven miles to the caverns it was convenient enough to go to the caverns and come back a...

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 October 2016

For the price, the room was great and the waterpark was a lot of fun for us and our little daughter (2 years old)! Can't beat the location either, very close to the caverns!! Just a note for the older kids and the adults, they have two water slides there that are comparable to ones that you would find at...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2016

if you are going to the caverns I would strongly suggest you stay at the rodeway inn , it is a lovely location and the rooms are so nice and have all been done over and brand new.we had the largest room and everything was at our finger tips , they have an awesome pooland a light breakfast , we...

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Riverwoods, Illinois
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This hotel is about as basic a property as it could be. Everything was okay, but not really much more than that. The location, however, is outstanding, and probably the only reason to stay at this hotel. It is, I believe literally, the closest lodging to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Otherwise -- it is about as isolated a place as...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Mediocre budget hotel. Parking is right outside the room. That's both good and bad. Walls are paper thin. Bathroom felt dirty and run-down. Paint chipping, tiles filthy. The one single bonus was it's located right next to Carlsbad Caverns entrance. Giving 3 stars instead of 2 just for that fact.

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Moore, Oklahoma
Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you're looking for a hotel close to Carlsbad Caverns or you want to climb Guadalupe Peak, than this place is IT ! All the creature comforts worked OK (microwave & fridge included) & they have a waffle iron as part of their complete breakfast. It's right off the major road but our room was quite. It looks like they...

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Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I drove from Santa Fe (around 5 hours) and wanted to see the bats at night. I arrived at 5:00pm and checked in. The man was very friendly and changed my room to the 1st floor. He gave me the information and I checked in. It was close to the entrance of the caverns, so I unpacked and went to...

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Scarborough
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I was here like everyone else for Carlsbad Caverns. The Caverns are maybe about a 20 minute drive up the road, the speed limit decreases the closer you get to the caverns, and the road can get very slow, especially when people are leaving after the evening bat flight programme. After checking in I was given a room on the...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rodeway Inn White's City, NM is under new ownership as of September 2009. The Rodeway Inn is the closest accommodations to Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. We offer a complimentary breakfast to help you get a fresh start on your exploration of the Carlsbad Caverns. The Rodeway has newly remodeled bathrooms and wheelchair access. The Rodeway also partners with Walnut Canyon Water Park to allow visitors a special discount on admission. The Rodeway is also walking distance from: the Cactus Cafe, White's City Grocery, White's City Arcade, USPS Post Office, and White's City Gift Shop. Within only minutes of driving are notable hiking trails, park and recreation areas, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park Visitor's Center. We take pride in helping enhance your Carlsbad Caverns adventure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rodeway Inn

Address: 6 Carlsbad Caverns Hwy., Whites City, NM 88268
Region: United States > New Mexico > Whites City
Price Range: ₹ 6,768 - ₹ 7,851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Rodeway Hotel Whites City
Walnut Hotel Whites City
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“Hotel is on two floors, no elevators, can back right up to ground level rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles David33388, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Closest motel to caverns.”
 of 5 bubbles Solange1126, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“try to get in rear area , it is so quiet”
 of 5 bubbles jag328, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“didn't see other rooms, but our king just above the lobby was spacious”
 of 5 bubbles WayneF138, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They gave me a 2nd floor, I asked for a 1st floor and they totally accommodated my request.”
 of 5 bubbles 217katiec, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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