Hotels in Amherst, Virginia

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Amherst overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Amherst. Visitors to Amherst can take time to see places like Amherst County Museum and Historical Society and Winton Country Club. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Rebec Vineyards.

Where to stay in Amherst

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or a week, Amherst has accommodations to fit your needs. You can shop as many as 55 deals for Amherst accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 56%. We have room prices as low as 51 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Amherst as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 15 4-star hotels from 125 USD per night
  • • 33 3-star hotels from 81 USD per night
  • • 18 2-star hotels from 54 USD per night

How to get to Amherst

Fly into Lynchburg, VA (LYH-Lynchburg Regional), 21.4 mi (34.5 km) from the heart of Amherst.

What to see around Amherst

Recommended sights include:
  • • Amherst County Museum and Historical Society
  • • Winton Country Club
  • • Rebec Vineyards

When to visit Amherst

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some typical temperatures to help you plan your vacation:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 63°F day, 25°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 50°F night
  • • October-December: 73°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.76 inches
  • • April-June: 10.67 inches
  • • July-September: 11.54 inches
  • • October-December: 9.76 inches