1829 S Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
Phone: 575/887-2851   |   Fax: 575/887-6338   |   220 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this upgraded Carlsbad, New Mexico hotel located close to the Pecos River Village Convention Center, the Cavern City Airport and the Living Desert State Park.

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Stevens Inn, a pet friendly hotel located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. This Carlsbad hotel offers convenient access to the famous Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Lake Carlsbad and the Brantley Lake State Park.

The BEST WESTERN Stevens Inn offers 220 spaciously-appointed guest rooms, each complete with cable satellite television with HBO® and high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary full breakfast buffet. This New Mexico hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, guest laundry, complimentary airport shuttle and meeting facilities accommodating up to 300 people. The hotel also features an onsite restaurant, the Flume Room, and the Blue Cactus Lounge. Pets are welcome!

Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Stevens Inn will enjoy being close to the Sitting Bull Falls, the Guadalupe National Park, the River Walk Recreation Center and the Living Desert State Park. Business guests will appreciate the close proximity to Sandia National Labs, the Department of Energy, the Los Alamos National Labs and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

For superior customer service and a centralized location in Carlsbad, New Mexico make a reservation today at the BEST WESTERN Stevens Inn!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Full service motel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • Exercise facility
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub, Whirlpool Jet Tubs in our Suites
  • Guest laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available 24 hours
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Photocopy services
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Exterior corridor


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western stevens inn in Carlsbad.


Conveniently located, the best western stevens inn in Carlsbad, New Mexico is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 32.401818  /  Latitude: -104.223546


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions, The BEST WESTERN Stevens Inn is located at the intersection of Highways 62, 180, and 285, 1 mile south of downtown.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Brantley Lake State Park

The Brantley Lake State Park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts in southern New Mexico. Drop a line along the 31 miles of shoreline to fish for largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, and white bass. After a nice hike along a park trail, enjoy a picnic under a park picnic shelter or jump in the lake for a nice swim. Try dusting off your water skis for skimming across the smooth water.

The Park is located 12 miles north of Carlsbad. Be sure to visit the world famous Carlsbad Caverns or visit the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park, while in Carlsbad.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

The Carlsbad Caverns National Park is comprised of more than 110 limestone caves in the Guadalupe Mountains. Carlsbad Cavern is the most famous cavern in the park and was formed from aggressive sulfuric acid. The unique cave formations have been growing over the last million years, from rain soaking through the limestone and into the cave. Visitors on a self-guided or ranger-led tour see the stalactites, soda straws, flowstone, totem poles, lily pads and cave pools during their tour.

Explore the 22 different cavern rooms along the route, including the Underground Lunchroom, where visitors eat underground in the cafeteria built in the 1950s. Other area parks to visit while in Carlsbad include, the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park and the Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Rest comfortably after a day of exploring the area, as a guest of Best Western hotels. Enjoy your time in Southern New Mexico.

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park

The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park showcases over 40 animals species and hundreds of plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert of New Mexico. Enjoy strolling through the aviary to see a variety of songbirds, owls, hawks, and turkeys. The 1.3 mile self-guided tour allows visitors to see the endangered gray wolves, the kit fox, badger, elk and bison. Be sure to visit the greenhouse to see the succulents and cacti from around the world, including the majestic saguaro.

The park is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and also offers an outdoor classroom program guide for 3rd - 5th grade students. While in Carlsbad, rest comfortably with Best Western hotels, providing excellent guest services to southern New Mexico visitors.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Lake Carlsbad
  • 4.00 mile(s) from civic center, golf
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Pecos River Village Convention Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from River Walk Recreation Center
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Living Desert State Park
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Brantley Lake State Park
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Sitting Bull Falls
  • 26.00 mile(s) from Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Guadalupe National Park
  • 42.00 mile(s) from Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 1.00 mile(s) from downtown Carlsbad
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Whites City
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Artesia
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Roswell
  • 80.00 mile(s) from Hobbs
  • 140 mile(s) from Las Cruces
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Pecos River Village , Convention Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sandia National Labs
  • 5.00 mile(s) from River Walk, Recreation Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Department of Energy
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Los Alamos National Labs

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 4.00 mile(s) from civic center golf

Nearby Restaurants

  • Flume Room Restaurant, on premises
  • Lounge, on premises, featuring live entertainment with a dance floor


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Carlsbad. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2014

April 18 - September 26, 2014
Dinosaurs A-Z Visit the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science for this fun event as they teach about each type of dinosaur (alphabetically). Each Friday a different critter is discussed and then there is a special project for the kids. The fun is from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

September 2014

September 20-21, 2014
White Sands Hot Air Balloon Invitational The skies over the brilliant White Sands National Monument fill with colorful hot air balloons. Launch times and events vary.

2014 Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

The 45th annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally is part of the 2014 AMA National Road Riding Convention held in Mescalero near Ruidoso. The event also yields seven poker runs, free food, bike contests, an 86,000-square-foot trade show, and a bike giveaway sponsored by Barnet Harley Davidson of El Paso.

October 2014

October 10-11, 2014
Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium This western event fills the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. There will be cowboy poets, chuck wagon cooks, horsemanship demonstrations, and stick horse barrel racing for the little cowpokes. The fun begins at 9 a.m. on Friday.

November 2014

November 7, 2014
Christmas Jubilee The Ruidoso Convention Center fills with Christmas cheer during this fun event to help you get a jump-start on your holiday shopping. Santa will be there for photo opportunities and to taste some of the delicious food from the food court area. The convention center opens at noon.

December 2014

December 6, 2014
Ruidoso Parade of Lights Bundle up, wrap your hands around some hot chocolate, and head to Mid-Town Ruidoso for their annual electric light parade. The floats start rolling at 5:30 p.m.
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