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Fiddler's Inn
3.5 out of 5
705 N. Canyon Street, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £125 per night
0.53 mi from city centre
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 23 Jan 2020

Fiddler's Inn
Carlsbad Inn New Mexico
2 out of 5
2019 S Canal St., Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £42 per night
1.51 mi from city centre
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 22 Mar 2020

Carlsbad Inn New Mexico
Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5
3910 National Parks Highway, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
3.09 mi from city centre
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 14 Mar 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Carlsbad
Super 8 by Wyndham Carlsbad
2 out of 5
3817 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night
3 mi from city centre
2.9/5 (869 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 8 Jul 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Carlsbad
Motel 6 Carlsbad, NM
2 out of 5
3824 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellation
The price is £38 per night
3.17 mi from city centre
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 28 Jul 2020

Motel 6 Carlsbad, NM
Post Time Inn
2.5 out of 5
311 W Fox St, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £94 per night
0.1 mi from city centre
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 29 Jul 2020

Post Time Inn
Karbani Inn
2.5 out of 5
5012 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night
4.87 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (34 reviews)
Awesome thank you

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

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Karbani Inn
White's City Cavern Inn
2.5 out of 5
17 Carlsbad Cavern Hwy, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night
18.97 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (330 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

White's City Cavern Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5
120 Esperanza circle, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £94 per night
1.77 mi from city centre
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 22 Mar 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Carlsbad
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Carlsbad
2.5 out of 5
311 Pompa St, Carlsbad, NM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £126 per night
0.66 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (105 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 11 Mar 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 rivers, entertainment choices and museums. A top sight in the city is Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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

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 a tour 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 accommodation options 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 favourite with Expedia travellers 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 24°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around -3°C
  • From April to June, the average is 35°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 35°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 28°C as the daytime average and -3°C as the night-time average
  • Carlsbad gets about 341 millimetres of rain per year
  • June and July are usually the hottest months averaging 35°C, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of -2°C

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. Traveller 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! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Carlsbad.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Carlsbad?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Carlsbad is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip 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 choices to stay with the children include Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Carlsbad and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia. Also, attractions such as Carlsbad Water Park and Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Carlsbad?
Fiddler’s Inn is a favourite 3.5-star B&B for couples, and features a hot 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 travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. 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 boutique accommodation in Carlsbad?
The Trinity Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a winery and a restaurant. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, also consider Hotel Artesia.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to 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 that offer an on-site pool include Comfort Inn & Suites Artesia and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Artesia.

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