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Ramada by Wyndham Arcata
Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020
Motel 6 Arcata, CA - Humboldt University
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020
Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020
Arcata Motels for the Frugal Traveler
There are more than 31 hotels and other lodging options in Arcata, though you'll find just 2 affordable motels. These cheaper accommodations can help you cut costs compared to traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.
Fun fact: The word "motel" was coined in 1925 by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel in San Luis Obispo, California. Often one or two stories tall, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot.
Listed below are some of Expedia customers' best-rated Arcata motels to choose from:
- Stay within a short 5-minute drive of Humboldt State University.
- Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast and WiFi.
- An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.
- It's located within a quick 5-minute drive of Humboldt State University.
What to Do in ArcataVisitors to Arcata have good things to say about its shops, beaches, and forests. Take time to enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're sightseeing in the area.
These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:
- Arcata Community Forest
- Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center
- Mad River Hatchery
You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:
- Loleta Cheese Factory
- Sequoia Park Zoo
- Six Rivers National Forest Headquarters
Some landmarks to see in the area include:
- Arcata Plaza
- Carson Mansion
- McKinleyville Totem Pole
Arcata is also notable for its:
- University life
Best Time to Visit ArcataDetermine the optimal time to visit Arcata by reviewing the seasonal weather details below:
- The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 57° F and nighttime temperatures average 41° F
- April-June: 63° F is the daytime average and 43° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 65° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 63° F during the day and 40° F at night
- Average rainfall is 39.76 inches in a year
How to Get to Arcata and Around the Area
|Eureka, CA (ACV-Arcata - Eureka)||Airport||9.1 mi (14.7 km)|