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Amherst New York Accommodations

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The Amherst center point is around 1 mile southwest of Amherst Pepsi Center and 2 miles north of VA Medical Center.

Welcome to Amherst, New York ranked by CNNMONEY in 2012 as 50th in the list of Top 100 Places to Live in America. It was also selected by America's Promise Alliance as one of America's 100 Best Communities for Young People in 2011 and 2012. More from this guide...

Amherst Hotels/Accommodations

Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo Amherst - Amherst
1138 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY 14226
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
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Buffalo Marriott Niagara
1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY 14221 Website
  • High-end Suburban property
  • 356 rooms in property
  • Great shopping
  • Most guests thought it was a great value
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Doubletree Amherst - Amherst
10 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY 14221
  • Four star Suburban property
  • Shuttle from airport available
Candlewood Suites Amherst in Amherst
20 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Motel 6 Buffalo Amherst
4400 Maple Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
  • Economy property
  • 2 floors in property
Red Roof Inn University at Buffalo Amherst
42 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • Hotel has 108 rooms
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Easily accessible by car, said 100%
Doubletree by Hilton Buffalo Amherst - Amherst
10 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
  • Four star Suburban hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Warm welcome and cocktail hour
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
Comfort Inn University
1 Flint Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See policy
  • Most guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • AC was noisy
Courtyard by Marriott Buffalo / Amherst : 4100 Sheridan Dr.
4100 Sheridan Dr., Amhest, NY 14221 ~0.90 miles east of Amherst
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Close to highway
  • Very friendly and courteous staff
Residence Inn Buffalo Amherst
100 Maple Rd., Amherst, NY 14221
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 15:00
Fairfield Inn & Suites in Amherst
3880 Rensch Rd. Amherst Ny 14228, Amherst, NY 14228
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
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Staybridge Suites Buffalo Amherst - Amherst
1290 Sweet Home Rd., Amherst, NY 14228
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 102 suites in hotel
  • We loved checking in
  • About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok
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Days Inn
1120 Niagarafalls Blvd., Tonawanda-Buffalo, NY 14150 ~1.27 miles west of Amherst
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Most guests said the reception staff was ok
  • Huge Breakfast selection
University Manor Inn
3612 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14226 ~1.60 miles southwest of Amherst
  • Economy Downtown property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Good wifi quality
  • Standard TV
Home2 Suites - Amherst
3820 Ridge Lea Rd., Amherst, NY 14228
  • Three Star property
  • 5 floors in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
La Quinta Inn & Suites Amherst by Wyndham - Amherst
145 Innkeepers Lane, Amherst, NY 14228
  • Two star Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
Reikart House Buffalo a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
5000 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14226 ~2.00 miles southeast of Amherst
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
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Extended Stay America
125 Inn Keepers Ln., Amherst, NY 14228
  • Two star hotel
  • Free breakfast
Holiday Inn Buffalo Amherst
1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY 14228
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Sleep Inn Amherst in Amherst
75 Inn Keepers Lane, Amherst, NY 14228
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Hyatt Place Buffalo Airport / Amherst
5020 Main St., Amherst, NY 14226
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Free comp. breakfast
Rodeway Inn & Suites
1951 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY 14228
  • Inexpensive Downtown hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
Knights Inn Tonawanda : 1970 Niagara Falls Blvd.
1970 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150 ~2.34 miles northwest of Amherst
  • Inexpensive property
  • Hotel has 22 rooms
Econo Lodge : 2000 Niagara Falls Blvd.
2000 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, NY 14150 ~2.36 miles northwest of Amherst
  • Inexpensive hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00
Wyndham Garden Williamsville / Buffalo - Buffalo
5195 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221 ~2.44 miles southeast of Amherst
  • High-end Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 6 floors
  • Great room
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
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Graph of Amherst, NY Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Amherst, NY discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Amherst hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Whether you're traveling for a weekend getaway, long-term vacation, or scheduling business meetings in the area, Amherst is an ideal location. As a suburb of Buffalo, there are plenty of places to explore in and around Amherst, Buffalo, and Niagara Falls.

From inexpensive to high-end accommodations, when booking a stay in Amherst, you'll have access to memorable attractions, points of interest, cultural venues, shopping options, and a menu of restaurant choices.

When to Visit Amherst, NY

When to visit Amherst depends on what activities you have in mind while you're visiting for business or pleasure. During the winter, the area can receive an average of 82 inches of snowfall. If sledding, ice skating, skiing, and pond hockey are on your agenda, winter is the time to visit. Expect the temperature to be very cold with January averaging 18 degrees or lower.

For sun-filled days, Amherst receives golden rays approximately 157 days out of the year with high temperatures averaging 80 degrees. Rain, which averages 37 inches annually, takes place around 166 days a year.

April and May, and September and October are generally a good time to visit with temperatures averaging 60 degrees during the late spring and 65 degrees during early fall.

Typically, the best time to visit for the best temperatures is June, July, and August. While the temperatures are moderate, this period is considered the high season, which is reflected in crowded points of interest and increased rates. If planning to travel to Amherst during the summer, it's best to book in advance to assure accommodations.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Amherst, NY:

seasonality of hotel rates in Amherst

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in Amherst, NY. Analyze these line graphs to calculate the best months to stay in Amherst for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Amherst, NY

4 Star Average Prices: $129.06

Buffalo Marriott Niagara rooms and suites are designed for the utmost in guest comfort, quality, and amenities. Each room is beautifully fitted with exceptional furnishings and accessories. You'll snuggle down in plush Revive bedding with luxurious down accessories for an excellent night's sleep. Rooms also feature a mini-refrigerator for your favorite beverages, coffee maker, bath and body amenities to keep you refreshed, cable TV with premium movie channels, and complimentary high-speed internet. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor pool and the fitness center for relaxation. For your dining pleasure, the BlueFire Bar & Grille offers an American menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo – Amherst is your home away from home. The all-suite hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers for extended or short stays with beautifully decorated studio and one-bedroom suites. Enjoy the comforts of home with a full kitchen, full-sized refrigerator, microwave, and twin-burner stove. Whether you prefer watching TV, connecting with free internet, working out at the fitness center, or swimming a lap in the pool, Homewood has the answers to relaxation time. The 24-hour convenience store will keep you supplied, and the breakfast each morning will energize your day. Complimentary grocery shopping and airport transportation are at your disposal.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Amherst

Affordable Hotel Options in Amherst, NY

3 Star Average Prices: $119.10

Guest comfort and convenience is the focus at Candlewood Suites Buffalo/Amherst. The hotel is only 8 miles from Buffalo Niagara International Airport making it an ideal location for travelers. A stay at Candlewood Suites puts guests near many entertainment, shopping, and dining venues. All rooms are non-smoking and equipped with a spacious work area, plush bedding, and free Wi-Fi along with a fully equipped kitchen featuring a stove top, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Keep the hunger pangs away with selections at the Candlewood Suite Cupboard, select your favorite DVD's or CD's from the lending library, workout at the gym, or take advantage of the guest laundry facilities.

At the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Buffalo – Amherst, well-appointed guest rooms feature king or double queen Suite Dreams bedding, a convenient work desk, HDTV, and refreshing spa showers. Stay refreshed with coffee when you want it and stay connected with complimentary high-speed internet. Spacious suites provide a kitchenette, dining area, and a separate sitting area. Business travelers have access to 2,500 square feet of event or meeting space and all guests can use the complimentary airport shuttle to and from Buffalo Niagara International Airport. For your dining pleasure, enjoy in-room dining or sample the menu at Cappuccinos' Sidewalk Café in the main lobby.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Amherst

2 Star Average Prices: $96.51

2 Star Hotel Prices in Amherst

Best Discounts in Amherst, NY

Holiday Inn Buffalo – Amherst is the perfect place for business and group travelers with its spacious meeting room and a grand ballroom. The hotel also provides a business center and services. Guests staying at the Holiday Inn have experienced an average savings of 27.9 percent and rated the hotel 10.0/10 for group bookings. Generously proportioned rooms feature a mini-fridge, coffee maker, stereo, TV, and free Wi-Fi, and a morning newspaper is delivered each morning. Hotel amenities include a fitness center, passes to Bally's Total Fitness, heated indoor pool, guest laundry services, and ATM, and for dining, enjoy cocktails and American cuisine at the Blvd Bar and Grill.

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst has the space for business and group events with meeting space of 1,887 square feet for up to 225 guests, free shuttle service within 5 miles, and only 10 minutes from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Rooms feature a Hyatt Grand Bed®, Hyatt Plug Panel™, 42” swivel HDTV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and in-room safe. The complimentary Kitchen Skillet™ breakfast starts the day, and the 24/7 Gallery Market has an assortment of grab 'n go items. Relax at the indoor heated pool or the 24-hour StayFit Gym. Hyatt Place has an 8.3/10 group rating and an average of 13.6 percent for group savings.

Best Value Options in Amherst, NY

Upgrade your travel routine with a refreshing stay at Courtyard Buffalo Amherst located just minutes from magnificent Niagara Falls. Guest rooms and executive suites are inviting with deluxe furnishings, plush bedding, desk, and cable TV. Rooms also feature a sofa or sofa bed. All rooms have the convenience of a mini-fridge, coffee maker, and high-speed internet. Start your day or end your evening with a diverse menu of food and beverages at The Bistro. A sparkling indoor pool, whirlpool, and exercise room add to your options for relaxation. For your added convenience, a complimentary shuttle is available to Buffalo International Airport.

A stay at Red Roof Inn will brighten your day with its newly renovated NextGen® guest rooms. Guests can expect a fresh look blended with modern furnishings and accessories in 100 percent smoke-free rooms. Enjoy the many amenities such as microwave, in-room coffee, and mini-refrigerator in select rooms. At Red Roof, you have access to several free amenities including Wi-Fi access, coffee in the lobby, expanded cable, communications package, one pet can stay at no charge, and kids ages 17 and under stay free. Along with exceptional rooms, the hotel is just minutes from dining, shopping, entertainment venues, and downtown Amherst and Buffalo.

Things to Do in Amherst, NY

In Amherst, morning, noon, and night is alive with a variety of entertainment options for all ages. Just 9 minutes from Williamsville, 19 minutes from Buffalo, and less than 30 minutes from Niagara Falls enjoy a full itinerary of places to go and things to do throughout the year.

Art enthusiasts will have a visual smorgasbord of modern and contemporary exhibits at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Benjaman Gallery. For off-Broadway performances, concerts, musicals, and plays, take in a show at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Kavinoky Theater, or the Paul Robeson Theater at the African-American Cultural Center.

The Amherst Pepsi Center is a great place for all ages with its ice skating and roller skating rink. There's more to see and do at the Buffalo Zoo and Hidden Valley Animal Adventure and kids will get a kick out of riding on a vintage or steam engine train at the Arcade & Attica Railroad.

Museums abound in the Amherst area with interesting interactive exhibits such as the Buffalo Museum of Science, Amherst Museum, and Iron Island Museum. A must see location is the creative genius in architecture at the Frank Lloyd Wright Darwin D. Martin House.

For outdoor hiking and biking, several preserves and parks offer miles of trails, guided tours, programs, and workshops. Spend the day at Tifft Nature Preserve, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, Niagara Falls State Park, Buffalo Harbor State Park, and Beaver Meadow Audubon Center.

For the adults who like to try their luck, plan a visit to Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino for assorted slots and table games.

Two historical sites to see and tour are the Wilcox Mansion Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site and Forest Lawn Cemetery with its beautiful landscape, sculpture, and statues.

Do yourself, your family, or your traveling companions a favor and choose the ambiance of Amherst for your next vacation or business meeting. Explore the area, see the sights, and enjoy all that the city has to offer without worrying about the hustle and bustle of a big city atmosphere.

FAQs about hotels in Amherst

What are the most favored hotels in Amherst?

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Reikart House Buffalo a Tribute Portfolio Hotel and Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo Amherst are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Amherst?

Buffalo Marriott Niagara, Doubletree Amherst and Doubletree by Hilton Buffalo Amherst are the top 3 luxury hotels near Amherst city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Amherst?

Homewood Suites by Hilton Buffalo Amherst, Buffalo Marriott Niagara, and Doubletree Amherst are the properties closest to Amherst city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Amherst cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Amherst can be as cheap as $96.51 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Amherst cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Amherst has been $119.10 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Amherst cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Amherst has been $129.06 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Amherst?

Airport Inn & Suites Buffalo by Fairbridge, Millennium Hotel Buffalo and University Manor Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Amherst?

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Reikart House Buffalo a Tribute Portfolio Hotel and Courtyard Buffalo Airport are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Amherst?

Comfort Inn University, Sleep Inn Amherst and Sleep Inn & Suites Buffalo Airport are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Amherst?

Candlewood Suites Amherst, Staybridge Suites Buffalo Amherst and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Buffalo Airport are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city: Amherst, NY

Below are reviews of the city of Amherst, NY from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Accessible to most anything"
Score 5.0 / 5

Very accessible to most anything you'd like to do

Daniel G., from 11-Dec-2019
Score 5.0 / 5

Great Zoo, many stores and restaurants.

Angie F., from 06-Oct-2019
"Great variety of food"
Score 4.0 / 5

Anderson's and Ted's good food good variety great location for tourism

Deborah P., from 10-Sep-2019
"Convenient Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

Loved that it was close to my event.

Tracyann K., from 07-Jun-2016
"Ideal Location"
Score 4.0 / 5

It is centrally located close to shopping, restaurants, close to Williamsville and Lockport in the other direction.

Louise B., from 13-Oct-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Amherst, NY shown above is 4.4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews
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