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Super 8 Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4887 Valley West Blvd., Arcata, CA 95521
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bed and room were fine. Some noise in hallway late into evening. My phone did not work and the evening desk person said she would leave a note to the night desk person for a 4:00 a.m. wake-up call/knock on door. That did not happen but I did wake up okay. As I checked out, her note was visible but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I found the motel quite a good deal for what I paid. The bed was comfortable, the shower was amazing, the location felt safe, the staff were friendly, and the location was very convenient off the freeway and near many eating establishments. The TV and picture quality left something to be desired, but with free WiFi, it was not much... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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101 reviews 101 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The service was less than stellar - the rooms, including the bathrooms are TINY! There is no counter space, the view is awful and the whole plans smells rank. Location is decent for travels being close and convenient to the freeway. This place is designed for long haul truck drivers.

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Fallbrook, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Friendly staff, clean room, love having fridge and microwave in the room. Only negative was that we had two dogs with us and I saw nothing on the website about an extra charge for pets. Might not have booked it if I'd known this in advance.

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Seattle, Washington
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135 reviews 135 reviews
47 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Young lady at the reception desk was very friendly during checking but that is the end of the good news for this Super 8. Paper thin walls, saggy mattress, and the worst breakfast ever. The waffle machine was broken and the eating area was circled by a cloud of flies. Avoid this Super 8 if at all possible!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

after San Francisco this was a breath if fresh air! I've definitely stayed in cleaner Super 8 hotels and this one doesn't do the others justice. The help was good though and at least the rooms were clean. Walking by the waft of marijuana when we entered the doors is probably not uncommon for locals and although it's practically legal... More 

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Arcata, Ca
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Two of my kids and I stayed here 4 nights. I asked to stay another night, but was told there were no rooms left. The hotel was almost empty. I called the hotel, and they told me they had LOTS of rooms. I called the national customer service line, and they said some rooms must have JUST opened up. Thanks... More 

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Monterey Park, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

the young girl at the front desk was friendly and very helpful. there's plenty of parking and short drive to Humbodlt U. the room was ok not a lot to say about it. the bathroom door doesn't lock(which is ok if you're alone)not much of a view(McDonnalds on one side hotel on the other) there's plenty of places to eat.... More 

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Address: 4887 Valley West Blvd., Arcata, CA 95521
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Location: United States > California > Humboldt County > Arcata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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