Get an overview of this hotelHotel in Arcata with free breakfast and indoor pool

With a stay at Howard Johnson Express - Arcata in Arcata, you'll be close to Humboldt State University and Humboldt State University Natural History Museum.

This hotel is within close proximity of Arcata Theatre Lounge and Arcata Playhouse.

Make yourself at home in one of the 49 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards, and you can also request cribs/infant beds (surcharge).

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center.

A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Planning an event in Arcata? This hotel has facilities measuring 225 square feet (21 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.

Howard Johnson Express - Arcata

4700 Valley West Blvd Arcata CA 95521

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Howard Johnson Express - Arcata provides a spa tub and a fitness center. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Event facilities measuring 225 square feet (21 square meters) include a meeting room. This Arcata hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a safe deposit box at the front desk, and RV/bus/truck parking. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Howard Johnson Express - Arcata is a smoke-free property.

  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 225 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 21 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Television 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.


Start your morning with a free continental breakfast, available each day of your stay.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 15 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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