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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 September and April.
  • 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 Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 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 $90, while the most expensive was $322.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Arcata for 1 day.
  • 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.

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