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Top tips for finding Arcata hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Arcata, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Arcata in March and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Arcata if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 42 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Arcata hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Arcata found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $186, while the most expensive was $246.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Arcata for 2 days.
  • If you are thinking of heading out to Arcata, you will be pleased to learn that the city has many hotels scattered throughout the beaches of the North Pacific Ocean. If you are interested in wildlife, you can visit the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, which has a beautiful trail with wildflowers and birds all around. Hotel Arcata is approximately 2 miles away from the sanctuary while the Fairwinds Motel is roughly 3 miles off, taking roughly 5min with a private vehicle from the hotel.
  • Those who love sandy beaches are in for a treat as they will be able to find a number of hotels within proximity to Clam Beach, Little River State Beach and Trinidad State Beach. Holiday Inn Express and Suites Arcata is around 1.2 miles from Clam Beach and is located on Concorde Drive, McKinleyville. Red Roof Inn Arcata on Valley West Boulevard is also easily accessible to the beach and has multiple amenities ideal for families and couples.
  • If you would like to spend a bit of time doing outdoor activities while in Arcata, you can find several parks in the city that provide a serene environment for cycling, walking, lounging or even picnics. Redwood Park and Arcata Marsh are both around 3 miles from the Fairwinds Motel, which is along Highway 101 across from Humboldt State University.
  • Lovers of the arts can take a trip to the Reese Bullen Gallery. The gallery can be found at Humboldt State University near the library and is open to the public. The Fairwinds Motel is roughly 0.6 miles away.
  • If you are looking to try out yoga or are already a yoga expert, you can visit Vibes Yoga, 0.5 miles from Hotel Arcata on 708 9th Street, which has room service, a gift shop on-site and a bar/lounge.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Arcata

  • Which areas are near nice dining spots?

    You can book your stay at Motel 6 Arcata, which is within walking distance to a number of restaurants serving multiple types of cuisine. The hotel also has room service and a vending machine, so it will be a great opportunity to be near dining spots.

  • Which areas can I stay in when traveling with children?

    When visiting the city with kids, you can opt to stay in hotels near recreational facilities where the kids can go outside and play, such as Ennes Park and Janes Creek Meadows Park. The Fairwinds Motel also has a few amenities like cable and satellite TVs and free Wi-Fi to keep the kids entertained while indoors.

  • Which neighborhoods are accessible via public transport?

    The city of Arcata is served by the Arcata & Mad River Transit System, which offers several buses that are easily accessible to hotels along major roads, such as the Hampton Inn and Suites Arcata, located along Highway 101 on Valley West Boulevard. The hotel also has an airport shuttle and offers free parking.

  • Which hotels can be found near recreational facilities?

    Comfort Inn Arcata, Blue Lake Casino Hotel as well as Hampton Inn and Suites all have multiple amenities on-site, such as indoor pools and accessible Wi-Fi and cable in all rooms to keep guests entertained. They are situated near the Arcata Sports Complex, which holds a few sporting events.

  • Which hotels are near airports in Arcata?

    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Arcata/Eureka-Airport Area is around 5 miles from the California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport. The hotel also has an indoor pool, complimentary toiletries, a free shuttle service and a free airport shuttle for its guests.

  • What are the best hotels near Humboldt State University Natural History Museum?

    KAYAK users like staying at Hotel Arcata and Super 8 by Wyndham Arcata when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Humboldt State University Natural History Museum.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Arcata?

    The average price of a double room in Arcata is $211, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $62.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Arcata?

    The most sought-after amenity KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Arcata is: pet friendly.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Arcata?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Arcata districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Arcata city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Arcata hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Arcata that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hotel Arcata, Comfort Inn Arcata-Humboldt Area and Hampton Inn and Suites Arcata.

Where to stay in Arcata?

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