9 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Carlsbad, New Mexico - Updated 2023


Set against a horizon of the sweeping Chihuahuan Desert and snaking Pecos River, Carlsbad stands out as a place of unique beauty and unparalleled natural attractions. This city in southern New Mexico is renowned for the eponymous Carlsbad Caverns National Park; a subterranean marvel of massive chambers, towering stalagmites, and crowning stalactites. In addition to this staggering natural wonder, Carlsbad features an amazing landscape and recreation areas above ground, as well as family-friendly activities and great cultural attractions. Hike to magnificent cascading waterfalls in Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area or go fishing in Brantley Lake State Park. Discover a magnificent collection of local flora as you wander through Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park, then cool off at Pecos River Beach & Waterpark. In town, there are fantastic attractions like the Carlsbad Museum and Art Center and Lake Carlsbad Golf Course. Stay a while in this one-of-a-kind destination, and check out this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

1. Chic retreat in the heart of Carlsbad (from USD 128)

This lovely house in Carlsbad is the perfect accommodation for a relaxing and unique getaway. Filled with bohemian flair and cozy furnishings, this chic house provides a restful stay for up to 10 guests. Inside the house is a sophisticated living room brimming with board games, DVDs, and information about Carlsbad, a sunny dining room, a well-equipped kitchen, three serene bedrooms, and two modern bathrooms. Guests can also enjoy the pleasant patio area, which is equipped with a barbecue grill. The property has a central location in town, and it is a short drive to many restaurants and shops, as well as attractions like Carlsbad Water Park and the Carlsbad Museum and Art Center.

Boho Retreat♡Perfect Base for Carlsbad Caverns NP
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
538 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were highly comfortable with good mattresses and pillows
convenient check-in clean house ample amenities including washer and dryer two bathrooms and three comfortable bedrooms
the living room has a smart tv plus dvds and games and the leather sectional is very comfy
the beds were very comfortable
the beds were very comfortable and the house had everything we needed
it was clean and comfortable
great stay in carlsbad very clean and comfortable
the house was clean and very comfortable
you can expect a clean comfortable stay
the place was very clean and it was a good value
good communicative hosts with fast responses
great hosts comfortable beds
great hosts very comfortable home
they are very responsive to questions and issues
they (host) were accommodating & friendly
good location for carlsbad caverns
lovely house in a neighborhood that's close to everything
good location for seeing the caverns and carlsbad
we lived the place super cute and only 25 mins from the caverns
a very cute family friendly place to stay
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2. Spacious three-bedroom townhouse (from USD 159)

A spacious and quiet property, this townhouse is a terrific accommodation for small groups and families. The rental consists of three peaceful bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a comfy lounge. Up to six guests can stay here. Many of the city’s fantastic attractions, including Living Desert and Zoo State Park, Lake Carlsbad, and Carlsbad Flume, are only a few minutes away.

Carlsbad 's Escape
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
137 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well stocked kitchen toiletries and linens
we were pleased to find breakfast goodies after we arrived late
it’s so beautiful and spacious the beds are a dream to sleep in
clean place very roomy and comfortable
lots of space clean and comfortable
this house is great it is clean and spacious
it is very comfortable clean and functional
the home was very clean and nice
david is a thoughtful host and provided everything we needed plus some extras
the hosts are so sweet and thoughtful even leaving us little treats and food
there was some food ready for us and our hosts were right there if we needed anything
thoughtful amenities and a considerate host that answers questions quickly
one thing i didn't see was how awesome the location is
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3. Quaint house in the center of town (from USD 129)

A bright and cheerful property, this pleasant house is a wonderful accommodation for up to six guests. The three-bedroom property is filled with modern amenities and cozy furnishings, and it includes free parking on the premises. Inside the space is a comfy living room, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen stocked with utensils, three bedrooms, and one spacious bathroom. Guests also have access to the back yard. This property has a central location in town, and it sits near many shops and restaurants.

Casa de BK
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
238 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfortable
the beds were very comfortable
the beds were very comfortable and the neighborhood was quiet
the rooms were large and the beds comfortable
the kitchen is great with all we needed
clean thoughtful touches snappy communication comfy beds plenty of towels etc
clean clean clean
house was clean and cozy
clean and cozy in a nice neighborhood
the house is very clean and well decorated
the host gave good recommendations
wonderful home and super helpful hosts
bill and karla were excellent hosts
karla and bill are excellent hosts
the hosts were responsive and offered helpful suggestions
great location for visiting carlsbad caverns
great location with grocery store very nearby
it is conveniently located and super comfortable
it’s in a great location convenient to everything
great place to stay that is close to carlsbad caverns
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4. Quiet guest house in quaint neighborhood (from USD 77)

Enjoy a comfortable stay in this little guest house apartment. This property has space for up to four guests, and it is cozy and quiet. Inside the guest house is a living area with a queen-size bed and a sofa bed, a desk, a compact, but well-equipped kitchen, and a full bathroom. There is also a private yard and free parking on the premises.

A place like home!
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
295 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 5 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a/c unit worked amazingly well too
the apartment has everything you need and was stocked with coffee and thoughtful touches
the beds were extremely comfortable and our favorite part was the super fast wifi and netflix connected tv
clean safe (cameras well lit etc) comfortable bed with heat and ac
the beds were very comfortable t
very clean accommodations
very clean and comfortable
very clean and spacious and quiet
great space clean and open
very clean and peaceful place
the host was very nice and attentive
jared was a wonderful host
jared and his wife were great hosts
great host and great accommodation
jared is an outstanding host
close to local attractions and conveniently located in town
cute and comfy place
good location and great value
good place close to all the best restaurants and an easy drive to the cavern
i would absolutely recommend this location to my friends and family
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5. Newly remodeled bungalow for six guests (from USD 112)

This bungalow is a comfortable and cute property that can accommodate up to six guests. The two-bedroom house has been recently remodeled, and it includes a compact kitchen filled with convenient appliances and a dining area, a cozy living room with a spacious sofa, two bedrooms, and a full bathroom. The property is equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi, and the television in the living room has access to several streaming platforms. Guests also have access to the private yard areas in the front and back of the property.

Beach Bungalow - Cave Hike Sleep full home midtown
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
601 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice amenities in kitchen
couch and tv were great
nicely decorated with nice lamps a\c units high quality remote controlled fan in bedroom
the lil extra things like popcorn coffee and bathroom extras were awesome
the couch is nice and the beds are comfortable
super clean and stylish
very clean and well kept
it was clean and comfortable
the space was clean and cozy
the unit was clean comfortable and quiet
they were great hosts
easy check in quick responses from the host
host was great and i enjoyed staying here
he provided many travel guides which we found helpful
good communication i liked the fact that the owner was next door
great location in the middle of town
great place in a central location in carlsbad
its in a great location to enjoy the national parks
house is in a great location to stay while visiting national parks
great place to stay if you're in town for the caverns
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6. Charming bungalow brimming with style (from USD 125)

This stylish guesthouse is airy, elegant, and bursting with charm. Filled with modern amenities and chic accents, the property provides a relaxing stay for up to four guests. The sophisticated property has a sleek kitchen filled with modern appliances, a spacious, sunny living room with a Smart TV, a bright bedroom with a charming hand-carved bed and a fireplace, and an elegant bathroom with a soaking tub and a shower with heated floors. There is also a washer and dryer within the apartment. Located in the charming tree-lined neighborhood of Carlsbad, the property has a central location to many shops, restaurants, and attractions.

The Bungalow on Blodgett
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
417 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great touches of comfort from air conditioning and heated bathroom floor tiles absolutely perfect
daughter loved the bathtub and the heated bathroom floor
the bath tub is awesome and the bathroom has heated floors
the space is stylish comfortable and makes you feel like you don’t want to leave
the property is well kept clean and well furnished
everything was sparkling clean
soaking tub heated bathroom floor cozy and clean
the space was beautifully decorated and clean
place was great very clean and was very cute and cozy
quick responses from the host and easy check-in
the little details the host puts into this home make it feel extra special
jenn was very responsive to questions about restaurants and locating sheets
great stay and great hosts
i would stay here again in a heartbeat great location in a quiet neighborhood
wow this place was such a great find beautifully renovated and conveniently located with easy parking
the house was easy to find and in a great location
great location and if ever we are in carlsbad nm we know where we are staying
wish the carlsbad dining scene could hold a candle to this place
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7. Pet-friendly apartment close to downtown (from USD 95)

Located within walking distance of downtown Carlsbad, this wonderful apartment is a sleek and cozy property. The “HideAway on Halagueno” features plenty of modern amenities and comfortable furnishings to enjoy, and can accommodate up to four guests. The space includes a kitchen stocked with appliances, an open-plan living and dining area, a chic bedroom, a bright and spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower and heated floors. There is also a private patio where guests can lounge. This charming apartment is also pet-friendly.

The HideAway on Halagueno
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
433 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderfully cold air conditioning in every room
good air-conditioning comfortable bed well-equipped kitchen
we also appreciated the remote-controlled ac units and the amazing bathroom/shower
full amenities including well equipped kitchen comfortable bed and a shower i still have dreams about
clean stylish comfortable all the amenities you expect and more
sparkling clean and very nicely decorated
very clean neat and convenient
great place very clean and cozy
very clean and just the right size
very clean stylish and cozy
throughout our stay she was very responsive
the home is cozy and elizabeth is an amazing host
host was very responsive and courteous
elizabeth was a great host
really nice place jenn is a great host
great place cute and stylish
perfect location for everything that is needed
perfect location for travelers visiting carlsbad caverns or guadalupe mountain np
this tucked away location in carlsbad was easy to find
great location decorated beautiful and thoughtful touches
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8. Homey one-bedroom apartment (from USD 99)

Its sophisticated style and fantastic location make this apartment a splendid accommodation in Carlsbad. The property is bright and classy, and it has space for up to four guests. Inside the apartment is a sophisticated living room with a comfortable sofa bed, a dining table, a well-equipped, compact kitchen, a full bathroom, and an elegant bedroom. The apartment is only a few minutes away from the Pecos River, and it is close to the Carlsbad Water Park, as well as many shops and restaurants.

Charming Couples Retreat ❤️ Pets Allowed
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
293 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i ended up getting some work done using very good wifi
home although albeit a bit small is the perfect amount of cozy
the tv was set up nicely so that you can watch netflix hulu etc
the place is laid out very nicely with an open kitchen/living room
bathroom had many nice extras
very clean as well
immaculately clean and tastefully decorated
such a clean and beautiful home
the place was very clean and set up beautifully
clean comfortable place to stay in carlsbad
chip and natalie are great hosts
great location in town and walking distance to restaurants
really cute spot and great location
great location for our weekend trip to the carlsbad caverns and guad mountains
wonderful house close to restaurants in town
nice spot in heart of town and close to everything
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9. Cozy camper with modern amenities (from USD 56)

With its comfortable interior and modern amenities, this travel trailer is a pleasant accommodation for a peaceful getaway in Carlsbad. This camper can accommodate up to six guests, and it includes a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, a sleek, well-equipped kitchen, an indoor bathroom, two bunk beds, and a comfy living area. The camper is located in Carlsbad and is a short drive away from downtown and the Living Desert State Park.

Carlsbad Cozy Camper
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
400 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Camper/RV 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was wifi a music speaker and a nice sized bathroom
we also enjoyed the oatmeal and coffee for our breakfast
great double bed and kids (who are in early 20s) loved the spacious bunk beds
only thing that would make this better is more hot water for the shower
the cozy cabin was a wonderful place to stay
very clean and cozy
really clean and and cozy
this nice clean comfortable place
very clean and has snacks available
clean convenient and priced well
hosts were very responsive
host is very responsive
she is an good host
she is very responsive
leah is a great host
great location as well
good location if going to carlsbad caverns and/or guadalupe mountains national parks
great & remote location i highly recommend
perfect place to stay if you’re visiting the caverns
great location and super helpful host
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Enjoy incredible landscapes in Carlsbad

Carlsbad is a magnificent city with outstanding attractions, stunning natural beauty, and family-friendly recreation. From one-of-a-kind botanical gardens to breathtaking natural areas, as well as fantastic museums, this New Mexican city is simply a marvel. Start planning your trip today and check out these excellent Airbnb vacation rentals.

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