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Humboldt Gables Motel

40 W Davis St, Rio Dell, CA 95562
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New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Older motel in a nice setting. The room was clean and the motel has been kept up. My parents are elderly and had a hard time getting around in the room because there was so much furniture in it. There is also nowhere to go eat after 6:00PM that is within a mile. It is a small motel (12 units... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here and thought it was great. Very clean and owner was friendly & helpful. Would recommend. We were passing through and ended up staying 2 nights. We used the area as a base to see red woods. The town is very small so there is a shortage of restaurants.

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Thank Louise S
Hometown, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Clean and quiet. Conveniently located and easily accessible. My husband and I rode our motorcycles. While checking in, we were asked 1 or 2 bikes. The man at the counter says here's your towels and hands us several towels to clean out bikes. How awesome is that?!! Gave us a room toward the corner of the lot so we had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This was my second time staying at this establishment. The price is definitely high for what amenities are offered. However this is the only place in RIO DEL. The staff is friendly and the area is stunning.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Right at the top of the Avenue of the Giants this was the perfect stop for us to wake up early and hit the big trees with energy. Very clean and well kept, we slept very well. Cleaner and more modern than most motels in the area. We were allowed to use our camp stove on the front yard area.... More 

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southwest
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The owner,Dave, was very friendly and helpful in telling us things to be sure and see and how to get to a restaurant we were looking for. The hotel is older but it was clean and the beds were very comfortable. We paid about $80 for a room with a king size bed which I felt was reasonable considering the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We are seasoned road trippers used to spare accommodations but this place was truly awful. Should have listened to Bethany 2601- the only other accurate review on here! Front desk clerk acted like we were an inconvenience. We stayed in room 5. Carpet had more stains than I could count. I didn't walk around without flip flops for a second.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Thought the price was a bit steep for our budget, we had a nice stay, the owner upgraded us to 2 beds, and the room was comfortable. We got good local tips on places to see and the room was clean. When you check out, take the back road to Ferndale, it's a lovely drive and ends up in a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed for one night (4th of July) the manager (or owner, not sure) was nice...he gave us maps, told us aboutthe fireworks at the fairgrounds nearby and was generally pleasent. Check in was easy and sstraightforward. The rooms are dated but clean. Thbeds weren't terrible and the sheets were soft...all of that combined you can't really beat it for... More 

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Redding, California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

What a terrific, family-owned motel. My room was perfectly clean, safe, and quiet. The location is beautiful--near the redwoods and Eel River. Dave, the owner, strives to make each stay memorable by answering all of your questions and telling stories of local history.

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