Hotels in Amherst, New York

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Amherst overview

You can take in the local culture of Amherst at University At Buffalo Center for the Arts and Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Boulevard Mall and Lasertron. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Amherst.

Where to stay in Amherst

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Amherst has the right hotel for you. There are 17 hotels in Amherst and you can shop as many as 340 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 29 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Amherst as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 25 4-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 91 3-star hotels from 66 USD per night
  • • 60 2-star hotels from 45 USD per night

How to get to Amherst

Fly into Buffalo, NY (BUF-Buffalo Niagara Intl.), 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from central Amherst. Niagara Falls, NY (IAG-Niagara Falls Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 10.5 mi (17 km) away.

What to see around Amherst

Attractions especially popular with families include:
  • • Lasertron
  • • Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Daemen College
  • • University At Buffalo - North Campus
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Boulevard Mall
  • • Grover Cleveland Golf Course
  • • University At Buffalo Center for the Arts
  • • Oakwood Golf Course

When to visit Amherst

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 48°F day, 18°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 31°F night
  • • July-September: 80°F day, 48°F night
  • • October-December: 65°F day, 20°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.66 inches
  • • April-June: 10.12 inches
  • • July-September: 10.39 inches
  • • October-December: 11.42 inches
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