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Cozy Redwood Cottage
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2.92 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Charming place;convenient location

"Very nice"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Cozy Redwood Cottage
The Carriage House, an Enchanting Studio
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2.91 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
A gorgeous place

"Extremely nice property. L-shaped studio with plenty of room for two. Garden is gorgeous. Very private (although lot of people living near by). Great location, easy walk to the square. Great communication from host. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

The Carriage House, an Enchanting Studio
Tasteful Arcata Cottage with Redwood Views
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2.7 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)
Nice Location

"Good place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Tasteful Arcata Cottage with Redwood Views
Hillside Home - Steps Away From Redwood Hiking Trails & Views of the Bay!
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Wonderful, Relaxing Home

"We were a group of five people on a birding trip and loved this house. It has a great, warm atmosphere (and a tuned piano!), so was terrific for hanging out at the end of the day to compare notes. Beds were super-comfy, and the kitchen well-supplied. Hope to return before too long."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Hillside Home - Steps Away From Redwood Hiking Trails & Views of the Bay!
Chapman Suite - Low Rates Through June + Pay 6 Nights and get 7th one Free!
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Beautiful Home

"Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We loved our stay, the managers were super helpful ..."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Chapman Suite - Low Rates Through June + Pay 6 Nights and get 7th one Free!
Pvt Master Bdrm in Custom Home. By HSU W/ocean View + Breakfast!
The price is $75 per night
2.86 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Short but pleasant

"The owner was a very gracious host and the property beautiful. Would have liked a bigger bed and bedroom but otherwise a very good experience."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Pvt Master Bdrm in Custom Home. By HSU W/ocean View + Breakfast!
Best Western Arcata Inn
2.5 out of 5
4827 Valley West Blvd, Arcata, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $101 per night
4.2 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (919 reviews)

"Really good breakfast! Lots of options. Also loved that this hotel is pet friendly."…"

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2020

Best Western Arcata Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Arcata
2 out of 5
4887 Valley West Blvd, Arcata, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night
4.06 mi from city center
2.9/5 (894 reviews)

"Always clean and a safe place to stay. Only place I stay in this area"…"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Arcata
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arcata
2 out of 5
4701 Valley West Blvd, Arcata, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night
4.03 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (988 reviews)

"The pool was clean and temperature was good. room great just wish extra blankets"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arcata
Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University
2 out of 5
4755 Valley West Blvd, Arcata, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $57 per night
4.17 mi from city center
3.1/5 (591 reviews)

"There were some homeless people in the area doing drugs. The staff made sure they were kept off the property. Rooms nice and clean. Great for dog people. Have a nice clean pet area."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University
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Visiting Arcata

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Arcata, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this scenic city can discover its university setting, shopping, and beaches.

  • You'll find 245 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Eureka
  • The closest major airport is in Eureka, CA (ACV-Arcata - Eureka), 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Arcata

The beaches and forests highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Arcata Community Forest, Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, and Mad River Hatchery. The university setting is a highlight of the city and Humboldt State University is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Arcata Plaza and Arcata Theatre Lounge.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 35 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Arcata. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Arcata - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and convenient parking.
  • Best Western Arcata Inn - Our customers like the breakfast and comfortable, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool.
  • Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area - This 2-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and helpful staff.

Dressing for Arcata

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 57°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 63°F, while the average at night is 43°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 65°F with nighttime averages of 49°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 63°F and nighttime averages of 40°F
  • About 39.76 inches of rain falls on Arcata each year
  • Usually August and September are the hottest months with an average of 64°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 41°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Arcata?
Hampton Inn & Suites Arcata is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Best Western Arcata Inn and Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Arcata, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Arcata.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Arcata?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Arcata, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Arcata?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Arcata, CA - Humboldt University is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Best Western Arcata Inn and Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arcata.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Arcata?
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arcata is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Hampton Inn & Suites Arcata and Best Western Arcata Inn. Attractions like Mad River Hatchery and Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Arcata?
Ramada by Wyndham Arcata is a favorite hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and flat-screen TVs.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Arcata?
Best Western Arcata Inn is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers an indoor pool along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Ramada by Wyndham Arcata and Motel 6 Arcata, CA - Humboldt University.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Humboldt State University?
Red Roof Inn Arcata is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. It’s located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Humboldt State University. Other good choices within 5 miles include Ramada by Wyndham Arcata and Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University.
What about the best place to stay near Arcata Plaza?
One of the top choices for your stay is Red Roof Inn Arcata, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Arcata Plaza, and this property offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Ramada by Wyndham Arcata, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) away, is another good option for your stay.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Arcata?
Hampton Inn & Suites Arcata is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Ramada by Wyndham Arcata and Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area. Head to Mad River Beach County Park or Moonstone Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some hotels with pools in Arcata?
Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free parking. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Motel 6 Arcata, CA - Humboldt University and Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arcata.
What is the best spa hotel in Arcata?
Red Roof Inn Arcata is a top spa hotel with 78 rooms, free WiFi, and coffee/tea in the lobby. Other popular spa hotels in Arcata include Ramada by Wyndham Arcata and Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area.

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