Located all the way in Humboldt County, California, Arcata is a tiny city that provides a lot of natural beauty. There are Redwood trees that you can admire throughout the city. In addition, Humboldt State University is also located here. Each of the following 10 Vrbo vacation rentals provides many opportunities to enjoy your stay while at Arcata. Whether you are here to see the Redwood forests or visit Humboldt State, these rentals make great places to both start and end your day. From beautiful cottages to bedroom lofts, you will find a nice rental that can accommodate your needs. Do take a look at these Vrbo vacation rentals in Arcata, for an enjoyable stay here.
This two-bedroom one-bathroom cottage is on a private property that is shared by two other residences. You can see wildlife such as deer around the surrounding area. It is a perfect place to stay if you’re looking for a quiet retreat while you’re exploring the Redwoods or visiting Humboldt State University. The cottage contains a nice covered porch. This home feels like a restored farmhouse, as it contains both modern and vintage decor. There are plank faux wood floors that help add to the atmosphere. There are two comfortable queen beds that are new and have high-quality bedding. The bathroom contains a nice walk-in shower. The cottage also has a smart TV that contains over 200 channels as well as free WiFi. There is also a detached laundry room next door to the cottage that contains both washer and dryer.
Charming & Close to HSU - Jane' Creek Cottage (Professionally Managed)
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen was well equipped with everything you would need forThe mattresses are super comfy and the kitchen is spacious and well equippedso comfy as was everything in the houseI'm happy that there is access to laundry nowHas everything that you need for a short or long term stay Easy to get to town as well as easy access to the freewayit was so clean and comfortableIt was very clean and cozy and looked like Joanna Gaines decorated itI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:I was more than happy with the locationGreat visit Comfy lodging delicious food beautiful surroundings(We brought Tide Pods with us )Well appointed Good location and very comfortableHad no need to call landlord for assistance as all our questions were answered in the visitors info book and previous instructions Kudos to all involvedRead more reviewsis the Chinese Massage place in the Union Shopping CenterEasy walk to the park Close to the Plazait was a 3 minute drive fromA fantastic place to stay if you want to be near Humboldt State or are driving up to the beaches or Redwood National Park Lots of room very clean nicely decorated and a perfect quiet locationWe left business cards at the house for
This three-bedroom one-bathroom bungalow provides a rustic charm that is 1936 Craftsmen inspired. It can accommodate up to six people. The home was completely restored by an artist as well. The bungalow’s exterior has a nice sunny yellow color that provides a warm welcome. The bungalow has a family/dining room that is open to the kitchen that contains a breakfast bar. Accommodations include a flat-screen TV. There are three bedrooms that each contain a king-, queen-, and two twin-sized beds, respectively. The bathroom has a stall shower and contains nice looking tilework as well as unique looking light fixtures.
1 Mile to Downtown Plaza, 3 bedroom w/ laundry~Potter's Bungalow
Top guest reviewsThere was plenty of room for the 4 of usThe twin bed room was great for the kidsThe double bed mattress very comfortable but the king mattress not so muchThe cottage with its cute decor and cozy living space was perfect for game nights cooking together and laughterNot luxurious but spacious and solidly adequateHouse was very clean and decorated very niceIt was clean and comfortableThe bungalow was very clean when we got there and had plenty of all the basic supplies needed to make your stay comfortableI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:Easy check in Lovely homeThe property owner was very quick to respond when we needed assistancenice linens and a well supplied kitchennicely furnished well decorated and had comfy bedsI was very happy with the locationRead more reviewsThe location is just outside of the main part of Arcata but not inconveniently farIt is within 30 minutes from a CostcoThe central square of the town is within walking distanceThe home is conviently located near the end of the streetGreat location to see my daughter at HSU with some friends
This one-bedroom cottage can accommodate up to three people. It is located in a quiet neighborhood close to Stewart Park as well as the Humboldt State University. The interior is comfortable and contains an open floor plan that integrates the common, dining, and kitchen areas. The fully equipped kitchen contains a range, a microwave, and a refrigerator. The bathroom contains a tub/shower combination. The living room sofa can convert into a bed, which can accommodate a single adult or even two children. The cottage has a warm ambiance thanks to the beautiful Maplewood floors, carpets that were hand woven, a leather sofa bed, and an original Morris-style chair. There are photographs and original artwork in the living room that adds to all of this.
Charming One-bedroom Cottage. Upscale quiet neighborhood. Convenient location.
Top guest reviewsbasic cooking supplies a skylight and comfy furniture2-3 people can be very comfortable at the CottageAdorable cottage with full (small) kitchen separate bedroomClean convenient and includes fully equipped kitchenThe property is beautiful and the cottage has everything you needThe cottage was extremely clean and well appointedThe adjacent bath is well-supplied with spa towels soaps and shampoo Important for travelers and sojournersThe owners are very helpful and friendly
Host:were very nice and helpful hostsVery nice rental great location and very friendly and helpful- they even gave us a bottle of handmade wine ThanksWe had an emergency and had to leave early and they were so understandingMany nice running routes Single bedroom with pull out couch Enough space for family of 3 Unit has been recently updatedRead more reviewsEasy walking distance to shops in Arcatathe Community Forest and downtown ArcataThe cottage is close to downtown Arcata and easy to get toWe really liked the location close enough to walk almost everywhereWe have stayed in this lovely apartment several times and enjoyed ourselves and the surroundings It is within walking distance of Humboldt State and downtown Arcata but seems miles away This hosts...
Located at the top of a hill that overlooks Arcata, you witness stunning views from the large front windows. It is within a short walking distance to the state university, as well as local shops, eateries, grocery, and the Arcata Community Forest. The studio has hardwood floors, oriental rugs, a fully equipped kitchen, as well as significant counter space. The studio contains a comfortable queen-sized bed that has Egyptian cotton sheets as well as a down comforter.
The Carriage House, an Enchanting Studio
Top guest reviewsMellow evening lighting so pack a book light if you enjoy cozying up to read in the eveningThe bed is not big but comfortableI am giving it one less than 5 stars because I think it was over-priced no dedicated parkingQuiet private close to everythingIt was the perfect place for our minimoon after the weddingVery clean and firm comfortable bedSweet and Charming Cottage very clean and quietit was charming and cleanThe CH was also impeccably cleanNo problems with internet access (as was reported in previous posts)
Host:the instructions were posted with the door codeso he could participate Since I can barely walkExtremely nice property L-shaped studio with plenty of room for two Garden is gorgeousMy husband and I had a hiking trip planned with our hiking groupwe would definitely do business with these folks againRead more reviewsPlus it is walking distance to grocery and great restaurantsYet it is only a few blocks from Arcata's downtown with its shops restaurants and cafesThis cute little cottage is near downtown Arcata tucked behind the main house (a big Victorian)came from Toni's 24hour restaurant and breakfast from los baglesVery private (although lot of people living near by) Great location easy walk to the square Great communication from host
This nice one-bedroom loft is located in downtown Arcata, making it walkable to many different places. It has a nice fenced yard, a kitchen, a full bathroom, and a private deck. The place is pet-friendly. There is a shared lounge area that includes a three-person sauna. The loft also has complimentary bicycles and a washer dryer for a small fee. Despite being in a central location, it is also quiet. The place is only a block away from various restaurants, cafes, bars, gyms, and shopping centers. It is a twelve-block walk from Humboldt State University.
Downtown 1 Bdrm Loft in Arcata - Walk to Everything! Sauna & Bicycles
Top guest reviewsThe bed was so comfortableThe place was adorable and so comfortableThe loft was spacious and has a nice private deckThe deck was large and privateThere is a full kitchen available though be sure to open the vent with any cookingThe vacation rental was very cleanThe vacation rental was very cleanThe vacation rental was very cleanThe vacation rental was very cleanI cant say enough about how great everything was 10/10
Host:as well I would have been stranded if not for the help of family in GasquetClean comfortable attractively decorated Fantastic private deckThe sauna and laundry facility was so appreciatedWith that being said we would absolutely stay againI was very happy with the locationRead more reviewsa literal stones throw from downtown ArcataThis loft is cozy charming romantic and centrally located in Arcata Within walking distance to the square restaurants shops and barsPerfect location and a very comfortable stayLove this place Love the location and easy of walking to everythingSo close to the square and restaurants
This remodeled two-bedroom one-bathroom home can accommodate up to four people. It comes with a full kitchen, one bathroom that has a shower/tub combination, a dining area, and a seating area attached to the kitchen. There is also a lounge that contains an infrared sauna. The place also has a washer/dryer combination and bicycles as well. There is also an old-style gas stove, which links it to the historical significance of the home, which was built in 1860. This home is also walkable to many different restaurants, theatres, lounges, and parks. Humboldt State University is even a short walk away. There is a large backyard which features a ping pong table and a gas barbecue grill.
Downtown Digs - New, Slick & Conveniently Located
Top guest reviewsIt does feel like home 1 bedroom we use for our stuff and the other we sleep inVery comfortable and well appointed flatplenty of space in both bedrooms Loved the open kitchen/living room area and great outdoor spaceAs nice as it looks in the picturesOwner's need to address to funky danke smell in upper west bedroomLovely decor and very quiet in apartmentThe vacation rental was very cleanThe house doesn't have central AC which for that region isn't neededI recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:The property is very clean and updatedI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:When we arrived about 3:30the unit was not readyThe shared sauna was a very nice touch and though we didn't use them the beach cruisers looked very coolI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationRead more reviewsExcellent location walking distance to the Square and Arcata Marshwell stocked lots of samples from surrounding businessesLovely and easy Great area to walk inIt's so close to downtown that we didn't need to drive at all and were able to easily walk to some awesome restaurants shops and parksIt's convenient to the town square with shops and restaurants
This private studio home has an open layout. It is located in a park setting with Redwoods all around. It is a sanctuary for the creative minds and those in love with the Redwoods. It is well furnished and features hardwood floors. The property has heated flooring too. There is a nice kitchen and dining area. The shower has nice tiling and skylights that make it visually pleasing.
Serene Redwood Retreat in Arcata -Perfect Couples Retreat
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen was convenient the bed - cozyand it proved to be trueNatural light filled the space with warmthviews out the windows fully equipped kitchen quiet floor heating and is close to townExceptionally quiet and private The heated floor was fabulous and kept the space very comfortableThe vacation rental was very cleanThe vacation rental was very cleanCooking utensils were limited; if you plan to cook consider bringing a few of the basics:The vacation rental was very cleanIt is tastefully decorated and built with quality
Host:Love love love the redwoods and all the fernsThis studio home was very comfortableThis home is near the lost coast and the Redwood forestI was very happy with the locationI was very happy with the locationRead more reviewsThe setting was beautiful but it’s really convenient to townBeautiful property surrounded by redwoodsI recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:Beautiful place in a lovely setting in the middle of alot of redwoods Minutes from the freeway and restaurantsIt's conveniently located a short drive from ArcataThoughtful pack of coffee and treats left
This two-bedroom one-and-a-half bathroom single-story home is within a short walk from Humboldt State University and Redwood Park. You can get a nice panoramic view of Humboldt Bay and Arcata. This home is wheelchair friendly as well. It has beautiful grounds as well as private off-street parking. The home can accommodate up to four guests. There is a front deck where you can relax in the sun, as well as an underneath secret side deck that towers over the Redwood trees. There are nice hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings as well. The kitchen is fully equipped and the dining table can accommodate up to six people. Accommodations include fast wifi, a flat-screen smart HDTV, and a laundry facility. The bedrooms contain queen beds as well as carpet throughout. Spa robes and hair dryers are also provided.
Park Avenue Guest House - Fresh and inviting 2 BR, 1.5 Bath Close to HSU
Top guest reviewsThe nightly rate was a bit highEverything we needed was included in the homedining room table or out on deck enjoying the weatherThe beds were comfy and the kitchen well stocked with great utensils and pansbut it all worked outThe house was clean and light with beautiful views from inside and outI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rentalI was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:Little extra gifts made us feel welcomeWe shared both the savory and sweet optionsThe little extra touches and thoughtful gifts made us feel welcome and appreciatedthey were very quick with reservationsI was more than happy with the locationRead more reviewsThe location of the house was close enough to everything (grocery storesand it is in the best location for our needsFinally we loved the location of the propertyI recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:Never disappointed with Park Ave Guest Housethe couch and chair were low and a bit hard to get out of
This home has two bedrooms and one-and-a-half bathrooms. It can accommodate up to four people and has a shared backyard that contains outdoor seating, gas barbecue grill, and a ping pong table. There is also a sauna, a washer/dryer, and bicycles in the shared lounge. Built around the 1860s, this home was one of the earliest built in Arcata.
Downtown Drift - New & Fun 2 Bdrm,1.5 bath-Full Kitchen & Shared Sauna, Bikes
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen was well stocked with all the amenities neededPlenty of room in the main bedroom to put a blowup mattress as wellComfortable beds fully equipped kitchen quick response to minor light bulb issue great laundry facilityThe place itself was very niceThe apartment was comfortable and cleanThe property was very cleanThe vacation rental was very cleanThe vacation rental was very cleanThe bathrooms seemed brand new and very cleanCan't say enough good things about this place
Host:Ping pong table made for great fun Would book againThey had lots of nice pans to cook with as wellbut they really did have awesome add onsWonderful location well equipped cleanThis property is so well managedRead more reviewsWe enjoyed the proximity to downtown businesses and restaurantsWe have also stayed at The Loft right upstairs in same building and loved itThe Downtown Drift is a lovely rental A short 2-block walk to all of the activity of Arcata square and in a peaceful neighborhoodWe take the harbor cruise on the Madekat out of Eureka and visited Fern Canyon and Clam Beach and Trinidad headI recommend this vacation rental Reviewer Comments:Loved our stay at The Drift perfectly located with in walking distance to the square Very comfortable and quiet
This nice one-bedroom one-bathroom cottage has significant lighting that permeates from the floor-to-ceiling windows. It can be a nice honeymoon getaway or place where you can go explore redwoods or the coastline. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a queen bed, and a desk that overlooks Humboldt Bay. Original artwork from nationally known artists decorate the walls of this cottage. It is only six blocks away from downtown Arcata Plaza, and ten blocks away from Humboldt State University and Arcata Redwood Forest.
Cozy Redwood Cottage
Top guest reviewsThe cottage and kitchen are well equippedthe kitchen/living room is full of windows with very thin curtains causing the cottage be be on the warm side without opening the windows and doors which was fine with usQuiet and private Everything we needed was there; the bedroom was cozy but maybe a little tight for a longer stayi agree with another reviewer that the shower is very smallAt night the view of Arcata and the bay below was gorgeousThe cottage was neat and very cleanCute place and was very cleanThe cottage was very clean and comfortableMy adult daughter and I stayed in the "cozy redwood cottage" and it was delightfully bright and cheeryThe cottage was quiet clean and felt like home
Host:The owner communicated with me well and check in was a breeze I would love to return againCommunication was also very clear and helpful throughoutLoved the info about finding restaurants and things to see and doThe heating (needed there at night even in late June/early July) was goodSmall but very adequate when the purpose is to enjoy the localeRead more reviewsStores are a few blocks away - easy walking distanceSmall cozy cottage within walking distance of downtown ArcataThe location is near the high school in a residential neighborhoodNice neighborhood close to downtownIt was great to be able to walk downtown and easily access the redwood parks
When in Arcata, please check out these places
From beautiful cottages to comfortable bungalows, you will find a nice, cozy place to stay while Arcata. Each of them provides modern amenities while keeping you close to nature. Please consider these places when planning your next trip to the Redwood forests or Humboldt State University.
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