Arcata offers a wealth of lodging options for visitors touring the redwoods,  proud families of Humboldt State University grads, and more. In downtown Arcata, staying on the Plaza in a historic hotel is the go-to choice. Others may prefer to head north of town, where several motels are clustered together on Guintoli Lane, offering everything from simple lodging to upscale elegance. Splurging for romance at one of the Arcata area’s Victorian bed & breakfasts is another option, Finally, a number of creative vacation rental operators offer unique accommodations in farmhouses, yurts, and garden bungalows throughout the area.