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Featured Motels in Amherst

Super 8 by Wyndham West Springfield/Route 5
2 out of 5
1500 Riverdale Street, On Route 5, West Springfield, MA
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17

Situated in West Springfield, this motel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Holyoke Mall and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Josiah Day House. MassMutual Center and MGM Springfield ...

3/5 (580 reviews)

"No fan in the bathroom air conditioner broken sink doesn’t drain and it stinks"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham West Springfield/Route 5
Motel 6 Chicopee, MA - Springfield
2 out of 5
36 Burnett Rd, Chicopee, MA
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The price is $64 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in Chicopee, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Chicopee Memorial State Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Springfield Armory and MassMutual Center. Chicopee ...

2.9/5 (509 reviews)

"It was good for the price last minute stay"…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Motel 6 Chicopee, MA - Springfield
Motel 6 Holyoke, MA
2 out of 5
1515 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA
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The price is $87 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in Holyoke, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Wistariahurst Museum and Holyoke Medical Center. Volleyball Hall of Fame and Holyoke Heritage State ...

2.6/5 (194 reviews)

"Room was great, clean and neat. Faucet in bathroom was not in good shape. And the doors were propped open in the hallways of the hotel, most likely for air flow which I understand. But the spider population by doors was out of control. Please check that"…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Motel 6 Holyoke, MA
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Wilbraham Inn
2 out of 5
2009 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $99 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in Wilbraham, this golf motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Springfield Armory, Springfield Science Museum, and Springfield Museums. MGM Springfield is ...

3.5/5Good! (141 reviews)

"Convenient location on main road near many stores, tidy room with comfortable beds, microwave, and cable TV. Totally clean bathroom and shower with excellent hot water. Friendly staff. Quick check in and check out. Plenty of parking. A fine budget motel."…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Wilbraham Inn
Elm Motel
2 out of 5
50 Russell Rd, Westfield, MA
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The price is $65 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in Westfield, this motel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Baystate Noble Hospital and within 9 mi (15 km) of Eastern States Exposition and Hampton Ponds State ...

3.4/5Good! (103 reviews)

"It is a classic roadside motel from the 60's. The owner was very nice. The room was clean. The bed was comfortable. Good hot shower. Just tired and worn. Just slept there so no big deal. Good if you are on a budget or really tired and need to sleep."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2019

Elm Motel
Red Carpet Inn West Springfield
2 out of 5
560 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA
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Situated in West Springfield, this motel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Josiah Day House and 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Eastern States Exposition. Mercy Hospital and Baystate ...

3.3/5 (212 reviews)

"Small facility with plenty of parking and enclosed walkways. Quit clean rooms with plenty of hot water."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Red Carpet Inn West Springfield
University Lodge
2 out of 5
345 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
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Situated in Amherst, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of UMass Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Amherst College. Emily Dickinson Museum ...

3.5/5Good! (395 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
Copper Lantern Motor Lodge
2 out of 5
184 W Main St, West Brookfield, MA
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The price is $85 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in West Brookfield, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Rock House Reservation, Gilbertville Covered Bridge, and Palmer Motorsports Park. Wells State ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)

"Clean & cozy with an amazing view!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Copper Lantern Motor Lodge
Americas Best Value Inn Holyoke Springfield
2 out of 5
671 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA
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Situated in Holyoke, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Mount Tom State Reservation and within 6 mi (10 km) of Holyoke Medical Center and Wistariahurst Museum. ...

3.6/5Good! (300 reviews)
Will definitely stay again

"The hotel room was very clean. The staff is very friendly and polite. Although my bed was a little hard for the price I can’t complain."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Holyoke Springfield
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Inn on Boltwood

Inn on Boltwood

3 out of 5
30 Boltwood Ave., Amherst, MA
The price is $135 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.6/5Exceptional! (268 reviews)

"Excellent staff, lovely historic hotel, quiet, clean, perfectly located. Very pleasant stay despite COVID limitations. Strongly recommend this jewel."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Inn on Boltwood
Kimball Upstairs: Private Elegant 2 Bedroom Close To Everything In The Valley

Kimball Upstairs: Private Elegant 2 Bedroom Close To Everything In The Valley

Amherst, MA
The price is $112 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
4.8/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
good for families

"the room in back of the other room worked well for us with small children. The place was overall clean and nicely set up. No yard to play in with small children, but easy walk to a lovely hiking spot, as well as several nice neighborhoods that were an easy walk for walking or strolling. Easy drive ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Kimball Upstairs: Private Elegant 2 Bedroom Close To Everything In The Valley
University Lodge

University Lodge

2 out of 5
345 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
3.5/5Good! (395 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
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Amherst Motels for the Frugal Traveler

In the larger Springfield area, there are 9 affordable motels among the more than 106 hotels and other accommodations. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs compared to traditional hotels, which offer more amenities but ones that you may not use.

Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy more of what Amherst has to offer. In the larger area, favorite places to visit include Volleyball Hall of Fame, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and MassMutual Center.

Fun fact: The first motels popped up in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler taking a road trip along America's major roadways. Motels often include free parking, and many also feature an outdoor pool.

Here are some of our customers' top motels to book in the larger area:

University Lodge

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Amherst College.
  • Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Super 8 by Wyndham West Springfield/Route 5

  • Coffee in the lobby along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • Central Amherst is 16.9 mi (27.2 km) away

Motel 6 Springfield - Chicopee

  • Enjoy access to the free parking, laundry facilities, and 24-hour front desk.
  • Located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the heart of Amherst

Americas Best Value Inn Holyoke Springfield

  • Central Amherst is 9.7 mi (15.7 km) away
  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.

Red Carpet Inn West Springfield

  • 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from the heart of Amherst
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast and parking.

What to Do in Amherst

People visiting Amherst like its shops and restaurants. As you're sightseeing around the area, be sure to enjoy all there is to see and do.

Here are favorite places in and around Amherst:

  • Volleyball Hall of Fame
  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
  • MassMutual Center

These are some outdoorsy places nearby:

  • Mount Norwottuck
  • Joseph Skinner State Park
  • Smith College Botanic Garden

Some landmarks to see in the area include:

  • Skinner State Park and Historic Summit House
  • Historic Deerfield Village
  • Field Memorial Library

Amherst is also popular for its:

  • University life
  • Art
  • Wildlife
  • Tours
  • Sports

Best Time to Visit Amherst

Figure out the ideal time to visit Amherst by looking over the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 52° F and nighttime temperatures average 18° F
  • April-June: 81° F is the daytime average and 35° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 83° F and nighttime averages are around 48° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 67° F during the day and 21° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 44.68 inches in a year

How to Get to Amherst and Around the Area

Amherst Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal) Airport 17.6 mi (28.3 km)
Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) Airport 31.9 mi (51.4 km)
Worcester, MA (ORH-Worcester Regional) Airport 34 mi (54.7 km)
Amherst Station Train Station 0.4 mi (0.7 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Amherst?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can make the most of what Amherst has to offer. Holyoke Mall, Springfield Armory, and MassMutual Center are some of the popular places you can visit in the larger area.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
At most motels, you’re likely to find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. When you stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the popularity of car travel and road trips, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Amherst?
These are some of our customers’ top motels to choose from in the larger area. University Lodge: Stay within a 5-minute drive of University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Amherst College. Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Motel 6 Holyoke, MA: Free WiFi, free parking, and coffee in the lobby are available during your stay. Central Amherst is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away. Super 8 by Wyndham West Springfield/Route 5: Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Located 16.9 mi (27.2 km) from the heart of Amherst. Motel 6 Chicopee, MA - Springfield: Central Amherst is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away. Free WiFi, a terrace, and laundry facilities are available during your stay. Elm Motel: 21.2 mi (34.2 km) from the heart of Amherst. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What things can I to do in Amherst?
People visiting Amherst like its shops and restaurants. As you’re sightseeing around the area, be sure to enjoy all there is to see and do. Favorite places in and around Amherst include Holyoke Mall, Springfield Armory, and MassMutual Center. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Puffers Pond South Beach, Mount Norwottuck, and Mount Holyoke Range State Park. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield Science Museum, and Volleyball Hall of Fame.
What's the weather like in Amherst?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Amherst to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 68°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 31°F. The snowiest months in Amherst are December, January, March, and April, with each month seeing an average of 8 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Amherst when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Amherst to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Bradley Intl. Airport (BDL), which is located 31.9 mi (51.4 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away. If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Amherst Station.