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Ramada Arcata

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

It was nice, at first I arrived at the hotel and find they never got my reservation from orbits, I had my itinerary and clearly said i reserved a room, while they figured out what happen they put me in a room until they find out what happen the staff was nice and calm, orbits you get it together ... when I ask where is the best place to see redwoods, she replied they are everywhere...they didn't help me at all since I'm there to see those big trees, i eventually found two other places that had giant redwoods plus the one I was committed to see, no thanks to the lady lol, but she was nice....under the dresser there was crumbs, overall I don't regret it and would recommend , and stay there again, thanks

Was visiting the local university. Not many other options. Free breakfast but the morning we were there The wasn’t any meats(sausages/bacon etc) so just eggs and breads. Only one ice machine,in the lobby. Good for a quick visit but where else can you stay anyway.

We checked in on Friday night (Saturday morning) around 1:30am. Check in was fast. We stayed for two nights but the next day neither one of my keys worked and I had to go to the front desk around 3:30pm. The lobby was full of people trying to check in and it took forever to get my new keys. It was irritating but I know things like this happens. There was two big stains on one of the beds. But I have stayed at the red roof and super 8 across the freeway and the Ramada was a much nicer stay! I would definitely choose Ramada again over the others across the freeway and for around the same price. I would stay again.

Staff was very friendly they went out of their way to make stay In their premises more enjoyable and lots of information about sightseeing.

Nothing fancy but a comfortable, clean place to shower and spend the night.

Laughably bad. Lives down to the most negative reviews. Thankfully, we knew this coming in and demanded a room inspection before paying. The sheets had hair in them. The towels looked like someone had wiped makeup off on them and had strings of looping, frayed edges. The hotel staff seemed few in number and openly afraid. One told us the hotel should be torn down. Breakfast was bizarre. In the dining room is a washing sink and floor drain where things are washed by staff during breakfast. Food is randomly and sparsely placed on counters. While packing the car that morning, my children literally played with a large rat by shaking bushes causing it to run from one to the other. At 10:30 a.m.

Have to pay extra for a room with a refrigerator. Surroundings not pleasant - trailer lot behind, trash in empty lot next to hotel. Old furnishings but clean and adequate - nothing special at all. Good for a night's sleep - nothing to offer in day-light.

I had a whirlpool suite which was very nice. However the whirlpool tub was chipped and large parts where exposed to which I felt was very difficult to clean appropriately enough. This was a bacterial haven and health concern. I paid more for the room to enjoy this feature and was very dissatisfied that the tub was in this condition.

A terrific hotel for a great price. Can't go wrong

Location is convenient, check-in was easy, lobby is nice, parking is easy. I didn't like that anyone could walk into the halls w/o a key. Our room had DEFINITELY been smoked in, although it was a non-smoking room. The bedspreads and dust ruffles were noticeably dirty. My sheets were dirty, hopefully just stained, but still - yuck! The hot water handle on the bathroom sink didn't work at all. It was quiet, so I slept quiet well.

It is a very nice, seemingly upscale hotel. Accommodations are similar to the higher priced hotels, and pains are taken to ensure guests' comfort. It is a lovely place to stay.

Carpet very soiled and outside looks like trash is never picked up.

The a/c in our room wasn't working and the air dryer was missing. After the staff determined that the window couldn't be opened to cool the room, we were assigned a new room. The " full breakfast" the first morning was great-- ham, eggs, waffles.... The second morning there were 3 prepackaged rolls and coffee. The front desk staff was kind enough to recommend a local restaurant for breakfast.

The room was a good size no complaints. The staff was great friendly and gave me great directions to places in town.

I have an ADA approved Emotional Support Dog. Because of same, I was made to stay in a smoking room, in the smoking wing that was undergoing construction during my stay. All the other hotels in the area were booked up by the time I arrived in town and realized this situation. The rooms were dirty, warn, flea ridden and smelled of cigarettes and marijuana. There was blood on the top of the mirror and light above same that dripped when i showered from the steam. I awoke one am early with them staple gunning carpet trim outside my door. The low life tenant across the hall let her dog run loose to pee in the halls with her door wide as her two year old baby "Timmy" screamed all night. The keys for my room did not work and I had to have them coded 2 to 3 times the first two days of my stay. The soda machines were not stocked and the breakfast was awful. The tv reception was limited and very poor. The exterior stairs to go up to second floor were dry rotted, loose and wobbly. Burn holes in blanket, dual payne window failure and no screens. This was a far cry from how this motel used to be run and I feel like i was robbed by having to stay there and pay for this abuse. See photos attached herein. I would appreciate you not having them on you list and give me a coupon to make up for this misleading hotel.

we stayed one night to rest...it served the purpose

excellent stay. close to the university restaurants. close to

From the pictures I expected a very clean top quality mid priced hotel. The outside was older than I expected, the halls reeked of cigarette smoke and cigarette butts were on the grounds outside the entrance . There was a large stain on the carpet. Once in the room the bathroom was very clean and had all the amenities including hair dryer, lotions, very clean towels etc staff was friendly and helpful. Ample breakfast with lots of good coffee., fruit, etc It's a lot better than the cheaper Motel 6 in Arcata but $50 a night more expensive. Hard to find affordable clean accommodations in the Arcata - Eureka area but I will not return to this motel.

Berry comfortable hotel close to restorants excellent personal

The hotel was good. The location was near the freeway and pretty loud.

3535 Janes Rd Arcata CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Bar/lounge

Ramada Arcata is located within a few miles (5 km) of Humboldt State University and Humboldt State University Natural History Museum. This 64-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Also near this Arcata hotel are Arcata Playhouse and Arcata Theatre Lounge.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast, served each morning from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM. At the end of the day, the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink.


Rooms

Ramada Arcata's 64 individually decorated rooms provide iPod docks, private yards, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and cable TV. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Other amenities include free newspapers, free local calls, and safes. Housekeeping is available once per stay.


Property features

Guests of Ramada Arcata enjoy a spa tub, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle (available on request). Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and a picnic area.

Room options

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View

Queen 2 | Sleeps 5

Guest reviews for Ramada Arcata

Everyone (16) Couples (7) Business (2) Family (3) Other (1) Friends (1)
4
Everyone

It was nice, at first I arrived at the hotel and find they never got my reservation from orbits, I had my itinerary and clearly said i reserved a room, while they figured out what happen they put me in a room until they find out what happen the staff was nice and calm, orbits you get it together ... when I ask where is the best place to see redwoods, she replied they are everywhere...they didn't help me at all since I'm there to see those big trees, i eventually found two other places that had giant redwoods plus the one I was committed to see, no thanks to the lady lol, but she was nice....under the dresser there was crumbs, overall I don't regret it and would recommend , and stay there again, thanks

By on Nov 7, 2017

3

where else are you going to stay

Everyone

Was visiting the local university. Not many other options. Free breakfast but the morning we were there The wasn’t any meats(sausages/bacon etc) so just eggs and breads. Only one ice machine,in the lobby. Good for a quick visit but where else can you stay anyway.

By on Oct 30, 2017

4

ramada for the weekend

Everyone

We checked in on Friday night (Saturday morning) around 1:30am. Check in was fast. We stayed for two nights but the next day neither one of my keys worked and I had to go to the front desk around 3:30pm. The lobby was full of people trying to check in and it took forever to get my new keys. It was irritating but I know things like this happens. There was two big stains on one of the beds. But I have stayed at the red roof and super 8 across the freeway and the Ramada was a much nicer stay! I would definitely choose Ramada again over the others across the freeway and for around the same price. I would stay again.

By , from Folsom, California on Oct 24, 2017

5
Everyone

Staff was very friendly they went out of their way to make stay In their premises more enjoyable and lots of information about sightseeing.

By , from Arcadia ca on Oct 23, 2017

3

ok hotel for a place to shower and sleep

Everyone

Nothing fancy but a comfortable, clean place to shower and spend the night.

By , from California on Aug 30, 2017

1

as bad as they say

Everyone

Laughably bad. Lives down to the most negative reviews. Thankfully, we knew this coming in and demanded a room inspection before paying. The sheets had hair in them. The towels looked like someone had wiped makeup off on them and had strings of looping, frayed edges. The hotel staff seemed few in number and openly afraid. One told us the hotel should be torn down. Breakfast was bizarre. In the dining room is a washing sink and floor drain where things are washed by staff during breakfast. Food is randomly and sparsely placed on counters. While packing the car that morning, my children literally played with a large rat by shaking bushes causing it to run from one to the other. At 10:30 a.m.

By , from Westlake Village on Aug 23, 2017

3

in all ways adequate, but nothing special.

Everyone

Have to pay extra for a room with a refrigerator. Surroundings not pleasant - trailer lot behind, trash in empty lot next to hotel. Old furnishings but clean and adequate - nothing special at all. Good for a night's sleep - nothing to offer in day-light.

By on Jun 8, 2017

4

whirlpool

Everyone

I had a whirlpool suite which was very nice. However the whirlpool tub was chipped and large parts where exposed to which I felt was very difficult to clean appropriately enough. This was a bacterial haven and health concern. I paid more for the room to enjoy this feature and was very dissatisfied that the tub was in this condition.

By , from R on May 2, 2017

5

super

Everyone

A terrific hotel for a great price. Can't go wrong

By on Mar 10, 2017

2

lesser-quality inn

Everyone

Location is convenient, check-in was easy, lobby is nice, parking is easy. I didn't like that anyone could walk into the halls w/o a key. Our room had DEFINITELY been smoked in, although it was a non-smoking room. The bedspreads and dust ruffles were noticeably dirty. My sheets were dirty, hopefully just stained, but still - yuck! The hot water handle on the bathroom sink didn't work at all. It was quiet, so I slept quiet well.

By on Nov 16, 2016