Hotel UMass at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst


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Rated the best hotel in Amherst, and seated in the center of the picturesque UMass Amherst campus, Hotel UMass blends a tranquil countryside escape with the bustling energy of campus life, making it your ideal destination when staying in the area.

During your stay at Hotel UMass, you will have access to the distinctive cultural atmosphere of one of the nation’s top universities, while remaining only minutes to historic downtown Amherst, allowing you to discover the magic of the Pioneer Valley. The breathtaking views from your guestroom alone will allow you to appreciate the natural beauty of scenic New England.

During your stay, you will enjoy first-class accommodations and exceptional service.  We offer university guests, conference attendees, parents, students, local and corporate travelers and alumni an exceptional Hotel UMass experience.

The Heart of New England

Our Amherst campus covers nearly 1450 acres with more than 150 academic buildings, libraries, and sports facilities in a friendly, unhurried pastoral setting.

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The Town of Amherst gracefully combines colonial charm with the vigor of one of New England’s major educational centers, The Five College Consortium: Smith, Hampshire, Amherst, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and The University of Massachusetts Amherst.

This area of Western Massachusetts offers an exhilarating degree of social, cultural and recreational diversity.

Easy Access for travelers

Conveniently near Interstate 91 and the Mass. Turnpike, the crossroads of New England, we’re only 45 minutes from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut and under two hours from Logan International Airport in Boston.


UMass Amherst Catering is the premiere caterer in the Pioneer Valley. Our award winning culinary team offers an outstanding menu selection of epicurean delights. From the most casual buffet to formal business lunches to elegantly served banquet dinners, UMass Catering can do it all!

Our award winning UMass Amherst Dining Services department, is one of the largest self-operated food services operations in the country. Supporting sustainability, providing a multitude of vegetarian options and opening the newly renovated state-of-the-art Berkshire dining facility, are some of the things we take pride in.


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