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Amherst Inn

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257 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm usually wary of Bed & Breakfasts, but this one is a real gem! The location can't be beat. If you are visiting Amherst College, you won't need a car - everything you need is within walking distance - the college campus, restaurants, art house cinema, yoga, pharmacy, and more! The hospitality is warm and attentive, but not intrusive. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted a bed and breakfast in the Amherst/Northampton area for a home base for a four day college tour of the area. The amhesrt Inn was a delightful choice. The innkeepers Ann and Alan, as well as manager Pam were warm and welcoming. My daughter and her friend traveling with us were upgraded to the Turret Room on the... More 

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

If you are coming to Amherst to visit the home of Emily Dickinson, you can not do better than to stay at the Amherst Inn which is directly across the street. We stayed in "Emily's Room", which is at the front of the house, and so, looks directly across at the Dickinson Homestead. The room is as delicate and sunlit... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed for five nights during the winter holidays. The Amherst Inn was perfect! It's a beautiful old building, across the street from the Emily Dickinson Museum, and within easy walking distance from downtown restaurants and other attractions. The room was lovely, cozy, and quiet, and Ann King was very welcoming.

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My girlfriend and I go out to Amherst each year for our anniversary and stayed at Amherst Inn for second year and absolutely love it! The building is a really cool old Victorian building with themed rooms and groovy furniture. The couple that runs the place are hilarious and very attentive but also give plenty of privacy to guests. About... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I stayed for one evening in this wonderful inn. The whole building is gorgeous: a beautiful Victorian mansion. It has the perfect location, right across the street from Emily Dickinson's house, and a couple blocks to downtown. Friendly Ann took care of everything perfectly. The room was historic, beautiful, and quiet. Everything was spotless, and the breakfast was sumptuous, in... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We have stayed at the Amherst Inn 6 times , so we are obviously biased. It remains the best bed and breakfast in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. Since this area is widely known as the "Five College Area", the Inn is ideally suited to parents and their prospective students for College Scouting trips. Every time we go to the... More 

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Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Although Inn Keeper Ann had just broken her arm, she was cheerful and helpful and had everything in fine order. The Victorian rooms, parlor, and breakfast area are beautiful and the breakfast very tasty. There is always a lively conversation at breakfast - such interesting guests. It was my second visit and I will continue to book there whenever I... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I wooed my parents from Northampton by booking them a room at the beautiful Amherst Inn when they came to visit me in December. They could not stop raving about their weekend stay. The inn has a prime location, right across the street from the Emily Dickinson Museum and Homestead, a short walk to town center and also next door... More 

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Grand Rapids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This breathtaking bed-and-breakfast is as perfect as perfect can be. Nestled at the top of one of several hills in storybook-lovely Amherst, Mass., this richly appointed inn just happens to be directly across the leafy lane from Emily Dickinson's lifelong home. I of course wanted to open the windows a crack, in hopes of breathing in poetic autumnal airs. The... More 

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