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Top Rated Hotels for your Carlsbad Vacation

White's City Cavern Inn
White's City Cavern Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 17 Carlsbad Cavern Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (18 reviews)

Loved the location. Super convenient to Carlsbad Caverns! Had everything we needed and office staff was very friendly and informative. Would stay here again.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020
At White's City Cavern Inn, guests have access to a seasonal outdoor pool, a picnic area, and barbecue grills. There's free parking if you drive. Front-desk ...
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia
2.5 out of 5.0 2207 W Main St, Artesia, NM
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (14 reviews)

The first room given was not inspected thoroughly, however staff provided another room for us.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019
Guests of La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. ...
Comfort Suites Carlsbad
Comfort Suites Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5.0 2600 West Pierce St, Carlsbad, NM
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (17 reviews)

The lobby was nicely decorated for the holidays and there was popcorn and hotchocolate set out for guests.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019
Comfort Suites Carlsbad offers a fitness center, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk has multilingual ...

Carlsbad Vacation Package Deals

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Carlsbad Travel Guide

Where is Carlsbad?

Going somewhere new is thrilling — and somewhat intimidating too. Take some of the worries out of your journey by researching Carlsbad, beginning with its location.

Carlsbad is approximately 1,600 miles to the northeast from Washington which is the nation's capital.

The population of this area of Southeastern New Mexico is roughly 26,000.

Places to Visit in Carlsbad

Take an afternoon off from your travels and pay a visit to Riverwalk Recreation Center to get some exercise! Want some more options? Carlsbad Museum & Art Center is home to a comprehensive range of historical exhibits, enabling visitors to discover the events that shaped the area. But wait, that's not all there is! The passionate members of Lake Carlsbad Golf Course love to get out for a round, and it's easy to see why.

Car Rentals in Carlsbad

Turn up the volume on your favorite driving tunes and explore Carlsbad from the freedom of your own set of wheels. You'll find some of the most affordable car rentals in Carlsbad on Orbitz.

After being cooped up in a cramped cabin all day, there's nothing as good as getting behind the wheel. If you land at Cavern City Air Terminal Airport, pick up a car from Enterprise, at 1710 S Canal St.

Where to stay in Carlsbad – Hotel Accommodation

Due to the limited amount of accommodation options on offer, you'll want to book fast. Orbitz has just 17 hotels in Carlsbad.

Can't make up your mind where to book? A few recommended options include the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Carlsbad and Hampton Inn & Suites Carlsbad.

Nearest Airports to Carlsbad

After traveling all the way to Cavern City Air Terminal Airport (CNM), you'll just have one more journey to make before you reach your final destination. The terminal is situated 5 miles south of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Carlsbad

If you're looking to travel a little, you could visit Salt Flat, which is 50 miles from Carlsbad. Guadalupe Mountains National Park is just one of the attractions here. McKittrick Canyon is another place to visit in this area.

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No Cancellation Fees

It goes without saying that canceling a booking can be quite tiresome — but not with us! We won't hit you with a fee, which will make it easy.^ Airlines and hotels can have a similar policy, so be sure to contact them.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.