This relaxed hotel with a cozy vibe is 3 miles from Humboldt State University, and 6 miles from both Arcata Community Forest and Arcata Eureka Airport. The down-to-earth rooms feature warm decor, and come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. All include minifridges, microwaves and safes. Some offer pull-out sofas. Kids age 17 and under stay at no cost with an adult. Complimentary amenities include a breakfast buffet, an airport shuttle service and parking. There’s also an outdoor pool, a hot tub and a fitness room, plus a playground, and a terrace with a fire pit and a BBQ.
Address: 708 9th StCity: arcataState: caZip Code: 95521Phone: 707-826-0217
Built in 1915, this budget inn is set among downtown Arcata’s hip shops and restaurants, a mile from Arcata Bay and the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Unfussy rooms feature retro decor, cable TV and free WiFi, plus coffeemakers and private bathrooms with cast-iron bathtubs. The 2-room suites feature pull-out sofas and/or additional bathrooms. Room service is also available. Amenities include passes for a nearby fitness center with a pool, a hot tub and a sauna. There’s also a gift shop and a beauty salon inside the hotel.
Address: 4755 Valley W Blvd,City: arcataState: caZip Code: 95521Phone: 707-822-7061
Off Highway 101, this simple budget lodging is 2.6 miles from the Humboldt State University and 4.4 miles from the Mad River Beach County Park. The standard rooms include TVs with expanded cable channels, plus free local calls and WiFi (fee). Some rooms add minifridges. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult family member. There’s a seasonal outdoor pool and a coin laundry, in addition to free morning coffee and parking.