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Super 8 Amherst
Super 8 Amherst
8.5 Excellent
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.9 mi from city centre, Amherst 
ExcellentBased on 244 reviews
8.5

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 water slides, miniature golf and an indoor pool.

Amherst Shore Country Inn
Amherst Shore Country Inn
9.1 Excellent
5091 Hwy 366, Amherst, NS, Canada
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15.6 mi from city centre, Amherst 
ExcellentBased on 34 reviews
9.1

This 4-star inn offers a range of quality amenities, including a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi.

Coastal Inn Sackville
Coastal Inn Sackville
8.5 Excellent
15 Wright Street, Sackville, NB, Canada
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10.0 mi from city centre, Amherst 
ExcellentBased on 270 reviews
8.5

Located in Sackville, Coastal Inn Sackville offers free Wi-Fi and a gym. It also features meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

Comfort Inn Amherst
Comfort Inn Amherst
8.5 Excellent
143 South Albion St., Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.2 mi from city centre, Amherst 
ExcellentBased on 185 reviews
8.5

This comfortable hotel in Amherst offers free wireless internet, as well as a business centre and a 24-hour reception.

Marshlands Inn
Marshlands Inn
7.9 Good
55 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB, Canada
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9.0 mi from city centre, Amherst 
GoodBased on 185 reviews
7.9

Situated within walking distance of Sackville Railway Station, Marshlands Inn offers guests an ideal base while in Sackville. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

Tips for booking a Amherst hotel

Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Amherst:$110/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$53/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$68 - $126
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$94 - $131
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Amherst hotels

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Coastal Inn Sackville
Coastal Inn Sackville
8.5 Excellent
15 Wright Street, Sackville, NB, Canada
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0.8 mi from city centre, Sackville 

Located in Sackville, Coastal Inn Sackville offers free Wi-Fi and a gym. It also features meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

2
Comfort Inn Amherst
Comfort Inn Amherst
8.5 Excellent
143 South Albion St., Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.2 mi from city centre, Amherst 

This comfortable hotel in Amherst offers free wireless internet, as well as a business centre and a 24-hour reception.

3
Super 8 Amherst
Super 8 Amherst
8.5 Excellent
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.9 mi from city centre, Amherst 

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 water slides, miniature golf and an indoor pool.

4
Marshlands Inn
Marshlands Inn
7.9 Good
55 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB, Canada
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1.9 mi from city centre, Sackville 

Situated within walking distance of Sackville Railway Station, Marshlands Inn offers guests an ideal base while in Sackville. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

Cheapest hotels in Amherst, Nova Scotia

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Coastal Inn Sackville
Coastal Inn Sackville
8.5 Excellent
15 Wright Street, Sackville, NB, Canada
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0.8 mi from city centre,  

Located in Sackville, Coastal Inn Sackville offers free Wi-Fi and a gym. It also features meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

$87
Avg. per night
Super 8 Amherst
Super 8 Amherst
8.5 Excellent
40 Lord Amherst Drive, Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.9 mi from city centre,  

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 water slides, miniature golf and an indoor pool.

$110
Avg. per night
Comfort Inn Amherst
Comfort Inn Amherst
8.5 Excellent
143 South Albion St., Amherst, NS, Canada
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1.2 mi from city centre,  

This comfortable hotel in Amherst offers free wireless internet, as well as a business centre and a 24-hour reception.

$112
Avg. per night
Marshlands Inn
Marshlands Inn
7.9 Good
55 Bridge Street, Sackville, NB, Canada
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1.9 mi from city centre,  

Situated within walking distance of Sackville Railway Station, Marshlands Inn offers guests an ideal base while in Sackville. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

$122
Avg. per night
Amherst Shore Country Inn
Amherst Shore Country Inn
9.1 Excellent
5091 Hwy 366, Amherst, NS, Canada
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15.6 mi from city centre,  

This 4-star inn offers a range of quality amenities, including a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi.

$150
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Amherst

2 stars and under

$87 - $112

Comfort Inn Amherst

#1 Most popular

Comfort Inn Amherst
8.5 Excellent
$112
Avg. per night
Super 8 Amherst

#2 Most popular

Super 8 Amherst
8.5 Excellent
$110
Avg. per night
Coastal Inn Sackville

Best value

$87
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Amherst

About Amherst

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

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 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.

Amherst travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Amherst?

    185 reviews rated Comfort Inn Amherst with an average score of 8.5/10. It may also be worth looking into the Super 8 Amherst, which received a rating of 8.5/10 from 244 reviews. Marshlands Inn could also be a good option, with a score of 7.9/10 from 185 reviews.