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Cats' Cradle Bed and Breakfast

815 Park Place, Arcata, CA 95521
Cats' Cradle Bed and Breakfast
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Morristown, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

I enjoyed my stay very much. Good hiking in Arcata Community Forest just down the block. I like to support local businesses, but didn't want to spend the higher price for Victorian charm. Cat's Cradle B&B serves that niche. A family run business with a good clean room and bathroom. I stayed in Northern Exposure with my own bathroom and... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

I am in my late 60s. I spent 7 nights solo at the end of July 2010 in the Northern Exposure room. Barbara and Duane are intelligent and courteous hosts. Both retired as teachers and now run their Cats' Cradle Bed & Breakfast. The breakfast served to guests is wonderful. Barbara learns what each guest enjoys to eat and modifies... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2010

Cats, books, gardens, redwoods at your doorstep -- what's not to like? We so enjoyed our 5 days in the Nostalgia Suite, while we visited our daughter who attends HSU. The breakfasts were ample and delicious. Barbara graciously catered to my dairy allergy and provided good conversation and advice every morning. Our suite was so much more spacious than we... More 

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Lecompton, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2010

We have enjoyed staying here many times when visiting our son at Humboldt State Univ. A peaceful alternative to the motels and close to the large community redwood forest and HSU. The breakfasts have been wonderful with food and coffe to please everyone.

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tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2010

this place has no right calling itself a bed and breakfast. The "homemade" BREAKFAST is frozen bagels and canned juice. The coffee is bad. The owner is rude and really strange. There are spooky dolls everywhere. I counted 24 in our room alone. The bathroom is in need of repairs. The whole place smells like a litter box. We cancelled... More 

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Brooklyn Center MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

When visiting the Redwood Country we stayed at Cat's Cradle Bed and Breakfast. There were four of us: sister and brother and our spouses. Our rooms were across the hall from each other. Even though we were on Minnesota time the rooms were so quiet and the beds so comfortable itwas easy to sleep in. The breakfsts were worth waking... More 

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McKinleyville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

When you get older the excitement of that first marriage is gone when it comes to the actual wedding. This Bed and Breakfast was a wonderful end to a great day. Tucked away in the Arcata Forrest is a beautifully landscaped B&B that made for a very romantic setting and many memories. The warm and friendly greetings were a great... More 

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Bend, Or.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2010

After a repeat visit to the redwoods, I made a repeat visit to the Cats Cradle B&B. The home is very roomy, well lit, and comfortable. Another occupant was also there, and our accomodations were well seperated. The hillside property is well landscaped and suitable to relax, and if desired, to spend time and meditate. They made many recommendations for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

So rude! The owner was very strange. We didn't feel welcome at all. The cat urine odor was overwhelming!

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Booklovers, owner at Cats' Cradle Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We go out of our way to provide clean,comfortable and friendly accommodations. This review is puzzling since all guests during this time period stated they looked forward to a return visit. I suspect this was not written by an actual guest but someone who wanted to have a little "fun" at our expense. All of our recent guests have been... More 

So Cal
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2010

My family and I stayed at the Cats' Cradle B&B. We were greatly impressed with just how quaint and charning the B&B was. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. We will be returning often.

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