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What's Amherst like?

If you're looking to discover somewhere new, look no further than Amherst. Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Amherst has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Amherst with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our map displays the areas and neighborhoods around all Amherst hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Amherst hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

Where are the best places to stay in Amherst?

We have Amherst accommodations with prices starting at USD 43. Choose one of our 43 deals and get discounts of up to 60%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Amherst and the surrounding area:

  • • 15 4-star accommodations from USD 80 per night
  • • 33 3-star accommodations from USD 75 per night
  • • 18 2-star accommodations from USD 45 per night

Here's our travelers' top place to stay in Amherst:

Amherst Inn - Virginia

2-star motel
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

How to Get to Amherst

What is the closest airport to Amherst?

  • • Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), 21.4 mi (34.5 km) from central Amherst

Things to See and Do in Amherst

What is there to see in Amherst?

  • • George Washington National Forest
  • • Sweet Briar College
  • • Amherst County Museum and Historical Society

What is there to do in Amherst?

  • • Winton Country Club
  • • Rebec Vineyards

When is the best time to visit Amherst?

  • • Hottest months: July, June, August, September (average 86°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, February, March (average 26°F)
  • • Rainiest months: July, September, May, and June (average 3.90 inches of rainfall)