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Howard Johnson Express Arcata

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4700 Valley West Blvd., Arcata, CA 95521
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Ranked #4 of 10 Hotels in Arcata
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars NEW

You can't ask for more when staying in a hotel/motel than good service and quiet neighbors. And of course, you draw your cards when you walk into the place, but the nights we stayed at the HJE Arcata we had a great experience. The room was clean, the bed was better than most, the staff were really nice and the... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we first arrived, we were a bit taken aback by a large dehumidifier stationed in the middle of our room. Also, it appeared that one of the ceiling sprinklers had come loose and parts were hanging cockeyed. Once we entered the bedroom area, we were extremely disturbed to discover sticky dark-red spots on the floor. When we called the... More 

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Redding, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was not cleaned. We found a toothbrush on the floor by the bed and other personal items left on the floor in our room. The coffee maker had hairs in it. The bedding had holes in it. The indoor pool was amazing, clean and in a large room.

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California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable rooms. We spent 3 days birding and the breakfast to start our day was very good.

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Lodi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

There was more than you could eat for breakfast. Helpful staff. Made our weekend trip very delightful.

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Henry P, Manager at Howard Johnson Express Arcata, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the kind words about our property. We always strive to provide a great stay for all of our guests. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were up there to check our daughter in humboldt university. The Hilton's and the Hampton's are a bit out of our price range. So I reviewed all hotels and ho Jo came up with high ratings. Took a chance and our stay was great. Clean, friendly, and convenient location. Would highly recommend.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a good, comfortable motel that is reasonably priced, especially with AAA discount. Stayed here one night. The king bed was very comfortable. The room was quite spacious and clean; it included a flat-panel TV that featured HBO, in addition to many other channels. The room also included a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, a fairly comfy chair, and a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Spent three nights here last month. Got a good rate on hotels.com. Asked for quiet room which it mostly was, tho putting us on the parking lot side meant we heard the trucks starting up at 5am sigh. As others have said, the walls are thin too. Running the bathroom fan AND the heating fan helped block out much noise... More 

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Address: 4700 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 — Howard Johnson Express Arcata 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Inn - Arcata Hotel Arcata
Howard Johnson Arcata
Arcata Howard Johnson

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