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Minden, Nevada
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was the cheapest place in town for the time we were there. We spent 7 nights there. I rated this a 3 because it does need some maintenance and some deep cleaning. The staff was friendly and took care of any needs we had. We go to this area every year on business, I don't think we will go... More 

Thank Gale W
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112 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This hotel is a great choice if you are in the Rio Dell or Fortuna area. The place is well maintained and everyone working there is very friendly. There isn't a breakfast but Dave will be happy to tell you where to get food. I was surprised that there wasnt an AC unit in the room but it was pretty... More 

Thank Mr_Canoehead_Calgary
Nacogdoches, Texas
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This was a nice little hotel for a reasonable price. Very clean rooms with a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker (with organic coffee). We arrived late in the evening, but the owner still took the time to go over a local map with us!

Thank beeham2
Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

As others have noted there's not much in Rio Dell - EXCEPT this hotel. This was the best hotel of our 2 week road trip. The management was excellent, the beds good, the free WiFi was fast and easy and the reception always warm when we requested assistance (like more coffee, etc.). We were given tips on places to eat,... More 

Thank avj25007
No set address
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47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Rio Dell, a tiny town. The Gables Motel, a small motel. What's the draw? DAVE THOMPSON. The manager, a lovely, gentle giant of a man, who polices his units fiercely and lovingly. We were amazed at the cleanliness, charmed by the information Dave imparted. No a/c, but usually, this isn't a problem. We had a great shower, slept between clean... More 

Thank Homelessx2
Redding, California
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46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Other than the guy at the office not talking, it was a great place to stay. Nice thick comfortable bed, really clean inside and out. Really nice, thick, and smooth towels too. Comfy and cozy. I would go here again.

Thank Dennis S
Redwood City, California
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77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a true older property gem. I prefer older properties...but the owner here goes out of his way for the little extras to make you feel at home. They invested in high quality towels and give you plenty of all types in the room. They place 2 chocolate kisses on the bed each day. The rooms are clean and... More 

Thank B D
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

After a problem with our reservation in Garberville, we frantically started calling hotels for a room and were very fortunate to find one at Humboldt Gables Motel. This is a super clean and comfortable motel. We had a large room with 2 double beds and one queen which was perfect for our family. We all slept well and the shower... More 

Thank wyohusker4
Hudson, Wisconsin
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292 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

After cancelling my room in Crescent City, I found my self without accomodations for the night. I recall passing by this quaint motel on my way North. I quickly phoned them and was able to book a room. When we arrived, we were greeted by a very friendly man you promptly checked us into our room. He was able to... More 

Thank lkhughes
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Small, quiet Motel with a beautiful view. Clean as can be. Plenty of furniture room for storage, Clean bathrooms with wonderful towels. Friendly manager , We stayed 4 days. If you want to pay $400.00 for a room go elsewhere. We had everything we needed right here and can roll our own bags around. Well kept. We were very busy... More 

Thank Kirby Tara L

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Humboldt Gables Motel

Address: 40 W Davis St, Rio Dell, CA 95562-1201
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Rio Dell
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Humboldt Gables Hotel Rio Dell
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“Cross ventilation is better in the units perpendicular to the road.”
 of 5 bubbles Homelessx2, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any of the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles BD475, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only 18 rooms, we had guest on both sides and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles kirbytaral, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Take the side drives -- Drury Scenic Parkway & Avenue Of The Giants.”
 of 5 bubbles shastabob, 2 Jul 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in 18, 2 doubles, very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles VondaSierraFoothills, 6 Oct 2012 | Read review
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