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Hampton Inn West Springfield
2.5 out of 5
1011 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $103 per night
17.69 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (503 reviews)

"Very clean, followed all nesssary guidelines for covid. Friendlly"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Hampton Inn West Springfield
Best Western Springfield West Inn
2.5 out of 5
429 Riverdale Street, West Springfield, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night
18.61 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (994 reviews)
Good values

"Excellent location. Convenient for shopping & restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Best Western Springfield West Inn
Kimball Upstairs: Private Elegant 2 Bedroom Close To Everything In The Valley
The price is $88 per night
2.85 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Everything and more inside!

"We had a very nice night at the upstairs Kimball. The apartment is great! Clean, big, and well equipped! The king size bed is the best air bnb bed I've slept on! Fantastic! Big bathroom, kitchen, and living room. A second bedroom that we didn't need, and a 3 season room. The site itself is a bit ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Kimball Upstairs: Private Elegant 2 Bedroom Close To Everything In The Valley
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA
3 out of 5
100 Congress Street, Springfield, MA
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The price is $93 per night
18.77 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,377 reviews)

"considering the current situation, we were still afforded the hotels amenities. staff was top notch, and really helpful. will definitely be going back"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA
Comfort, Luxury, Privacy
The price is $90 per night
2.84 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)

"Lovely, well-decorated downstairs apartment a 5-minute drive from campus. Comfortable beds, fully-stocked kitchen, lots of hot water in the shower and heated towel rack. Highly recommend nearby Cushman's for breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Comfort, Luxury, Privacy
Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield Northampton/Amherst
3 out of 5
115A Conz Street, Northampton, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $111 per night
6.96 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (558 reviews)
Okay

"The hotel was fine. I didn't find find the beds particularly comfortable but that's ok"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield Northampton/Amherst
D. Hotel Suites & Spa
3 out of 5
1 Country Club Rd, Holyoke, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night
8.26 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"Very beautiful property. Staff was extremely helpful."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

D. Hotel Suites & Spa
University Lodge
2 out of 5
345 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
The price is $78 per night
0.48 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (394 reviews)

"The hotel was very clean and beds very comfortable. Very quiet and close to campus. Will stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

University Lodge
Hotel UMass
2.5 out of 5
1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA
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1.2 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (452 reviews)

"Great! Perfect location for campus visit. That’s it!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

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Visiting Amherst

Visitors to Amherst are sure to enjoy the university setting, restaurants, and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's art, local tours, and sporting events. Top sights around the area include Springfield Armory, Volleyball Hall of Fame, and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

  • You'll find 77 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Springfield
  • The closest major airport is in Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Amherst

University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Amherst College. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Emily Dickinson Museum and Mullins Center.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 5 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Amherst. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Lord Jeffery Inn - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and helpful staff.
  • Hotel UMass - Our customers like the overall value and clean, quiet rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • University Lodge - With a stay at this 2-star motel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a business center, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its quiet location and helpful staff.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Springfield Armory, 18.7 mi/30 km from the city center, and Volleyball Hall of Fame, which is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

Getting Around Amherst

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Amherst Station. Amherst may not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Amherst

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 52°F and the nighttime average to be 18°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 81°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 67°F during the day and 21°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Amherst is 44.68 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 21°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Amherst?
Based on our traveler data, Inn on Boltwood is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Amherst College. Other good options for your visit include University Lodge and Hotel UMass.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Amherst, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Amherst.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Amherst?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Amherst, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Amherst?
Based on reviews, University Lodge is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Amherst?
Inn on Boltwood is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your stay with the kids include Hotel UMass and University Lodge. Attractions in the area like Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Springfield Science Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Amherst?
University Lodge is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers free newspapers and free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best place to stay near University of Massachusetts-Amherst?
Hotel UMass is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Other good options within a short distance include University Lodge and Inn on Boltwood.
What about the best place to stay near Amherst College?
One of the top choices for your stay is Inn on Boltwood, located next to Amherst College, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. University Lodge, located just 0.7 mi (1.1 km) away, is another good option.
What's the best boutique hotel in Amherst?
Hotel UMass is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What are some hotels with pools in Amherst?
Hampton Inn West Springfield: Offers free buffet breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free Internet. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA and Hampton Inn & Suites Springfield / Downtown are two additional hotels that feature an onsite pool.

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