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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 21 August 2016

They put us in a smoking room so that made it worse but this place was nasty! The beds are so old it's like sleeping on hammock with mushy pillows. It stinks like the carpets are really old and nothing has been really cleaned out of them in the last 20 years. The lobby is nice. The guy working there-not...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

If you just need a place to sleep, and you dont mind the smell in the room and noise from next door, ok to stay overnight. Building is from 1915, listed as a "historic place". Probably that is why they dont touch the carpets and hence the heavy smell. Sheets and bathroom are clean, staff is helpful.

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were visiting family and just needed a cheap place to crash. The hotel has a lot of charm and is close to some cool restaurants and shopping. The street noise woke my sister, but I sleep pretty soundly. We didn't eat at the sushi restaurant off the lobby, but we heard it was excellent.

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NYC
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This hotel is what it is, an old hotel in a small town. It could use lots of upgrading. Since the carpeting, fixtures and linens are old, it makes it hard to tell if it was clean or not. I guess It was fine for one night.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We may have stayed during college-move-in time, so we experienced a lot of loud partying going on in other rooms both nights, and several hours of drug-induced drama/crisis going on just outside our window the last night. The hotel itself is centrally located with great shopping and coffee (Brio) on the plaza and nearby within walking distance. Parking is on...

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I loved this hotel. I enjoyed being in the center of town. We were able to walk to dinner, drinks, and the farmers market in the morning. The hotel feels like you are walking into the early 1900's. I loved the pictures on the walls, the old staircase, the architecture. Our room was quirky, it was a business suite-2 small...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 14 June 2016

It is what it is, an old hotel in a small town. My daughter and I visited Humboldt State University the first week of June and stayed at the Hotel Arcata. It's in a great location, right on the square in Arcata. Close to HSU and all the beautiful state parks full of coastal redwoods and breathtaking views. There's no...

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Tracy
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The hotel is very old and historical. The history makes it interesting but not a place that I would go back to. It is right across from the local town park which has lots of homeless which always makes me sad. The rooms are small and old and the bathroom is tiny with really loud pipes.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were planning a wedding with very little time (two weeks, to be exact, though overall planning had been ongoing for many months, to be fair), planned to have it outdoors but then checked the weather reports, so went scrambling for an indoor wedding location for a small group (maybe 30 people total). The banquet room at the Hotel Arcata...

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Oregon
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

My colleague and I attended a program at the Arcata Theater nearby. This old hotel has historic charm and the level of amenities one would expect for its age and price. I would not recommend it for people with mobility issues. There is an elevator, but the bathroom in our room has a claw foot tub with shower head. Quaint...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Arcata

Address: 708 9th St, Arcata, CA 95521-6246
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Arcata
Price Range: €100 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
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“I can't imagine that there was a good room that wouldn't have the noise from the street where all the bar hoppers hang out.”
roadrunners5457, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a clean room!”
Genuine-traveller123, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you specify non smoking and call before hand if you book on line to confirm it”
JulieM894, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for non-smoking plaza view”
VHiltonMartin, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor was quieter. Plaza suite is worth the little more cost, because of the great view.”
Happycat69, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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