August is a very busy time for tourism in Humboldt County because of the idyllic weather, abundant natural beauty and big events such as Humboldt Bay Marathon!
Runners should plan to make hotel reservations early to secure a room in Eureka or Arcata. Additional lodging is available in Fortuna (~25 minute drive from start/finish areas)
Redwood Lily Guest House is an eco-hostel at 955 12th St, Arcata, very close to the half marathon start area. Humboldt Bay Marathon participants receive a 15% discount. Contact the hotel for details. 1-707-822-1860 or by email to email@example.com
Red Lion Hotel at 1929 4th St, Eureka is approximately 1 mile from the start and finish areas. Special rate: $105 per night including full breakfast. Limited shuttle service provided to starting area (check with hotel for details)Call 1-800-RED-LION and ask for Humboldt Bay Marathon rate or call hotel directly at 1-707-445-0844 The hotel offers complimentary airport shuttle service (call hotel at least 24 hours in advance).
Best Western Plus - Humboldt Bay Inn at 232 W 5th St in Eureka is approximately 0.5 miles from both the start and finish areas. The hotel is offering a 10% discount for runners, so please ask for the Humboldt Bay Marathon discount when you call 1-707-443-2234 to make reservations.
Best Western Plus - Bayshore Inn at 3500 Broadway is less than 2 miles from the start/finish areas. Special rate: $125.99 Standard Room. Call 1-888-268-8005 or 1-707-268-8005 and ask for Humboldt Bay Marathon rate.
Eureka Inn at 518 7th St in Eureka is adjacent to the marathon start line. Call 1-877-552-3985 for reservations.
There are many lodging choices from budget motels to elaborate Victorian Bed & Breakfast.
Any hotel in Eureka is reasonably close to the start/finish areas.
Most hotels in Arcata are several miles north of the half marathon start and approximately 10 miles from the finish area.
Hotels in Fortuna are approximately 20 miles from the start/finish areas.
To check the exact distance, you can use any map/direction website with "1 C St, Eureka CA" as the location of the finish area.
The marathon start area is near 636 F St, Eureka CA, 0.5 mile from the finish area.
The half marathon start area is near 846 G St, Arcata CA. Runners are advised to park at the finish area and a shuttle bus will take you to the half marathon start.
If you have additional questions about lodging options, please contact us!