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Amherst, NS, Canada
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Cheapest hotels in Amherst, NS

Comfort Inn Amherst
7.8 Good
143 South Albion St., Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.2 mi from city centre, Amherst, NS, Canada 

This comfortable hotel in Amherst offers free wireless internet, as well as a business centre and a 24-hour reception. It also provides a designated smoking area and a vending machine.

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Super 8 Amherst
8.2 Excellent
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.9 mi from city centre, Amherst, NS, Canada 

Super 8 by Wyndham Amherst NS Hotel is situated in Amherst and features complimentary wireless internet. Some of the facilities on offer at this 3-star hotel are an indoor pool, water slides and a Jacuzzi.

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Amherst Shore Country Inn
9.1 Excellent
5091 Hwy 366, Amherst, NS, Canada
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15.6 mi from city centre, Amherst, NS, Canada 

Amherst Shore Country Inn is located in Baie Verte and offers free Wi-Fi.

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Where to stay in Amherst, NS

About Amherst, NS

Amherst is located on the Cumberland Basin, where an 18th-century fortification and war memorials meet a locally-focused museum and a bird sanctuary. Nature lovers will enjoy the surrounding protected wildlife areas, while foodies can indulge in a range of inviting restaurants.

Things to do in Amherst

Discover more about the township and surrounding region at the Cumberland County Museum & Archives, where you can explore a wealth of historical exhibits, including old toys, cribs and personal belongings in a heritage house. Afterwards, visit the iconic World Wars Memorial to pay respects to fallen soldiers at this prominent statue.

Do you love getting out into the outdoors? Head to the Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary to spot a range of migratory birds in a diverse environment. Alternatively, venture to the Chignecto National Wildlife Area to see numerous types of birds, such as mallards, black ducks, northern pintails and ring-necked ducks. The wildlife area offers immersive walking trails that wind past tranquil lakes and ponds.

You’ll find numerous dining opportunities within Amherst’s downtown core, including the local favourite, Elmtree Tavern, and Bambino's Pizzeria & Fine Food. Head to Duncan's Pub for cold beer and cocktails or visit the Art of Eating Deli Coffee Shop for sweet treats and fresh sandwiches.

Don’t miss seeing the fascinating Fort Beauséjour, an expansive five-bastioned fort dating back to the 18th century. It’s also home to an on-site museum filled with antiques and historical artefacts. It’s a short drive from the Tintamarre National Wildlife Area, where you can explore enthralling hiking trails and spot unique birdlife.

Getting around Amherst

Amherst is connected to surrounding Canadian cities via the Trans-Canada Highway 104 and is serviced by long-distance buses. You can easily explore the main parts of town on foot or use a car to venture further afield.

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  • What are the best hotels in Amherst?

    One of the most popular hotels in Amherst is Comfort Inn Amherst, which has been reviewed by 199 users and currently has a rating of 7.8/10. Other top-rated locations include Super 8 Amherst and Amherst Shore Country Inn, which have received 8.2/10 and 9.1/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

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