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Fiddler's Inn
3.5 out of 5
705 N. Canyon Street, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $145 per night
0.53 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (169 reviews)
Cozy and Chic!

"Cozy and chic! The hosts at the Fiddler's Inn thought of everything (freshly baked cookies by the coffee maker, mints by the pillows, etc.) to make this a truly comfortable stay. I will absolutely stay here again the next time I'm in Carlsbad!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Fiddler's Inn
Carlsbad Inn New Mexico
2 out of 5
2019 S Canal St., Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $49 per night
1.51 mi from city center
2.5/5 (261 reviews)

"They were able to change my room from one queen bed to two doubles at no extra charge."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Carlsbad Inn New Mexico
Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5
3910 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $80 per night
3.09 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (417 reviews)
It’s ok, but not very quiet

"Very comfortable bed and breakfast wasn’t bad either. I didn’t like that I could hear everything from outside. A couple arrived next door and were arguing as they got off their car, and I heard it all. The staff is nice and for an older place it was clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad

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Super 8 by Wyndham Carlsbad
2 out of 5
3817 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $55 per night
3 mi from city center
2.9/5 (870 reviews)

"Good Location, excellent budget price. This hotel is right on the way to Carlsbad and nothing in this area at this price. Bsthrooms were super upgraded , it did not smell."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Carlsbad
Motel 6 Carlsbad, NM
2 out of 5
3824 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $44 per night
3.17 mi from city center
3.2/5 (168 reviews)

"It was good. The only thing i didn't like was having to wait til 7 for the office to open to get coffee"…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Motel 6 Carlsbad, NM
Post Time Inn
2.5 out of 5
311 W Fox St, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $99 per night
0.1 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Clean, recently renovated motel

"The staff was friendly and the rooms were clean. Nice, recently renovated motel for a quick one night stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Post Time Inn
Karbani Inn
2.5 out of 5
5012 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $59 per night
4.87 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (34 reviews)
Awesome thank you

"I love it... I really enjoy my stay will go back!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Karbani Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5
120 Esperanza circle, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $110 per night
1.77 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (216 reviews)
Panic mode

"Shutdown of breakfast was totally uncalled for. Just a corporation trying to show that they “care”. Panic mode when it is not required."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Carlsbad
White's City Cavern Inn
2.5 out of 5
17 Carlsbad Cavern Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $100 per night
18.97 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (330 reviews)

"great spot close to the caverns. rooms are huge compared to most hotel/motels in area."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

White's City Cavern Inn
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5
311 Pompa St, Carlsbad, NM
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The price is $127 per night
0.66 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (106 reviews)

"Great room and breakfast. Would stay here again. We liked everything about it"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Carlsbad
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Visiting Carlsbad

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Carlsbad, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the parks, zoo, and local tours. Tourists can also enjoy the city's riverfront, entertainment choices, and museums. A top sight in the city is Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

  • There are 41 hotels and other accommodations in Carlsbad
  • The closest major airport is in Carlsbad, NM (CNM-Cavern City Air Terminal), 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Carlsbad

The city's cultural venues include Artesia Historical Museum and Carlsbad Museum & Art Center. The desert, parks, and hiking trails highlight the city's natural beauty, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Sitting Bull Falls, and Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area are worth a visit. Taking local tours is just one of the top activities, while Lake Carlsbad Golf Course and Bulldog Bowl are sights to visit.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 41 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Carlsbad. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Fiddler's Inn - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Hotel Artesia - Our customers like the overall value and central location at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Artesia - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and quiet location.

Dressing for Carlsbad

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 74°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 27°F
  • From April to June, the average is 96°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 96°F during the day and 54°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 82°F as the daytime average and 27°F as the nighttime average
  • Carlsbad gets about 13.43 inches of rain per year
  • June and July are usually the hottest months averaging 94°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Carlsbad?
Fiddler’s Inn is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Hotel Artesia and Comfort Suites Carlsbad as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Carlsbad, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Carlsbad.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Carlsbad?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Carlsbad?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Carlsbad is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Carlsbad?
Comfort Suites Carlsbad is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Carlsbad and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia. Attractions like Carlsbad Water Park and Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Carlsbad?
Fiddler’s Inn is a favorite 3.5-star B&B for couples, and features a spa tub and free breakfast. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Carlsbad.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Carlsbad?
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Best Western Pecos Inn and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Carlsbad Caverns National Park?
Whites City Cavern Inn is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located 4 mi (6.5 km) from Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Other good options in the area include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad and Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad.
What about the best place to stay near Carlsbad Caverns National Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Whites City Cavern Inn, located 4 mi (6.5 km) from Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and this hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carlsbad and Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad are a couple of other good options within the surrounding area.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Carlsbad?
The Trinity Hotel is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a winery and a restaurant. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, also consider Hotel Artesia.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Carlsbad?
Econo Lodge is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Carlsbad and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia. You can tee off at Lake Carlsbad Golf Course during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Carlsbad?
Best Western Pecos Inn is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Comfort Inn & Suites Artesia and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia.

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