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Amherst, NS, Canada
18 Jun — 19 Jun2
Amherst, NS, Canada
Fri 18-6
Sat 19-6
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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Amherst:S$ 153/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 71/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 90 - S$ 192
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 125 - S$ 185
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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?

    Super 8 Amherst is a very popular hotel in Amherst, with a score of 8.5 from 246 reviews. Comfort Inn Amherst (8.5 from 186 reviews) and Amherst Shore Country Inn (9.1 from 34 reviews) are also highly rated Amherst hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • How much do hotels in Amherst cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Amherst is S$ 170 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Amherst?

    Prices for Amherst hotels have been found for as low as S$ 144/night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Amherst tonight?

    A hotel in Amherst tonight has an average price of S$ 169, but some deals have been found for as low as S$ 163 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Amherst are changing frequently.