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Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on a roadtrip up to Anacortes,WA from Los Angeles. Far better of the two Motel 6 locations at which we stayed (the other being Everett South, north of Seattle). It may be updated, but it's still a Motel 6 so don't expect the world. New pergo floors are a plus, check-in was super easy and friendly. We... More 

Thank Thomas A
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

No free Wi-Fi, no hairdryer, coffee maker! New laminate flooring was absolutely filthy! There was no way it had been cleaned recently. We wiped the walk area the towel was black! End table was sticky nasty from the last guest.selpt on my own blanket with my socks on. Once was enough. Next I won't try to save a buck. couldn't... More 

Thank Rose B

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Very very basic motel in fact the most basic I've ever came across!! As previous guests indicated no coffee machine, no fridge or microwave and you have to pay for wifi however it was a quick stop for us and all we wanted was a bed to sleep after a long day. The bedding wasn't the best, sheets had seen... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Clran, tidy and freshly painted room. Modern bathroom. Spacious, with lots of room to move around. Furniture is very basic: bed, small table and two chairs, counter top and two shelves, flat screen TV. Wi-fi costs extra. No coffee machine or fridge. Bare wooden floors. Check in staff very pleasant. Sound insulation is poor so you have constant noise from... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Clean and quiet -- which is what I wanted. I did have a problem with smoke in the hallway one evening. Cable TV with HBO. WiFi ($2.99 a day - free for AARP members) worked well -- and the one time it didn't a quick call to tech support fixed the issue. Near the freeway and a grocery store as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This hotel was clean and neat as stated. And the cheapest price in the area, but there where no frills and I mean zero. Room came equipped with towels and that was it. Upon entering the room we found nothing but towels and a tv. No coffee maker, No hair dryer, was barley enough tp to use the bathroom, had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Here's the deal. We were driving from Yachats to Sinson Beach (12 hour trip ) and needed and overnight stop over. According to my parents-in-law the place was reasonably priced and spotless. Partner took this advice and booked a room . You know because we're on A BUDGET AND THIS WILL SAVE US $20. I prefer Best Western . Cue... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Our stay was fantastic. I lived there almost 25 years ago and was extremely surprise to see how much the town had changed. With so many businesses and shops added to the general area I was afraid that would also bring an aire of Corporate America to a once conscious community. We were treated with respect and the hotel amenities... More 

Thank Emma R
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

First when checking in, had to supply much personal info, then they wanted to charge for the wifi! Been traveling for several weeks & never had to pay at any of the previous motel 6's....showed the aarp card, then it was free. They have ASHTRAYS in the no smoking rooms with no smoking stickers on them! That is the dumbest... More 

Thank 1999miata
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues you describe. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Now most motel 6's aren't the best but in a crunch get the job done. This one must have been recently updated and had a very clean modern vibe to it. It had a bit of a dorm room feel to it but everything worked and was clean. And for the price I wasn't complaining. The only problem I had... More 

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Additional Information about Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University

Address: 4755 Valley West Blvd, US 101/Redwood Highway at Giuntoli Lane, Arcata, CA 95521
Location: United States > California > Humboldt County > Arcata
Price Range: $77 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Arcata - Humboldt University 2*
Number of rooms: 81
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