Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel 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 family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Arcata Theatre Lounge and Arcata Playhouse.

Make yourself at home in one of the 48 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include irons/ironing boards, and both cribs/infant beds (surcharge) and rollaway/extra beds are available on request.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, 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. Free self parking is available onsite.

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. This family-friendly hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a safe deposit box at the front desk, and an elevator (lift). 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 - 48 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • 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, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


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.

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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