Fairwinds Motel
1674 G Street
Arcata, CA 95521

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The Fairwinds Motel is an accommodation in Arcata, California where distance is better expressed in minutes, not miles. It is located by the 101 Freeway along the California North Coast right in the heart of the Redwood Country between the Humboldt Redwoods State Park and the Redwood National Park, home of the world tallest trees and other nature attractions, all of those can be reached in less than 60 minutes of driving. The motel rooms are clean and comfortable with free wireless internet so you can do business while relaxing.


Visitors to the Humboldt State University - HSU can leisurely walk within 5 minutes to the campus site through the pedestrian bridge right in front of the Motel. The Fairwinds Motel is also very conveniently located away from the busy activity of downtown - Arcata Plaza - yet only minutes of walking to join and explore its fine eateries, boutiques, night life entertainments, museums, business centers, bus transit center, and other public places in town. The Arcata/Eureka Airport is only 10 minutes drive from the motel.


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The Fairwinds Motel in Arcata, California 95521 is the closest accommodation for Humboldt State University in Arcata. It is a 27 rooms facility only 5 minutes from the HSU campus and less than 10 minutes from downtown Arcata (Arcata Plaza). The Arcata - Eureka Airport and the Redwood Parks is within minutes of driving. The local Bus system (AMRTS) stops only one block away from the hotel. Stores, restaurants and supermarkets are all within less than 10 minutes walking distance. Since June 2005, the Greyhound bus center in Humboldt County, California moved to Arcata Transit Center, which is only 10 minutes walking to the Fairwinds Motel, making it the most convenient place to stay in Arcata, CA 95521. Besides Hotel Arcata, the Fairwinds Motel is the only place with walking distance to bus station and Humboldt University. For those who enjoy nature and the wilderness, the Redwoods National Park and the Humboldt State Redwood Park is just around the corner and can be reached in less than 60 minutes drive. Just 2 miles east from the motel is the Arcata Community Forest, a popular destination for hikers and joggers. 2 miles On the west side is the Pacific Ocean. Anywhere you go near Arcata, there are many nature attractions like bird watching, fishing, jogging, hiking, camping, beach scrolling, kayaking, white water rafting, etc.

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Stay at the Fairwinds Motel for Humboldt University Graduation, Preview, Orientation, Home Coming, and forget about parking problems.

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