We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Amherst Inn

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Amherst Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 43: English reviews
Hampton, Virginia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My overall experience at the Amherst Inn was very good. The room was exceptionally clean, the beds comfortable, nice little set up with microwave and small refrigerator. Bathroom was spotless, everything was in tip top shape. The shower is small, but that did not bother me or my husband. The TV was nice and the breakfast, just danish, muffins, OJ... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ramona W
Glen Burnie, Maryland
Level Contributor
46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed during family weekend at Liberty University. The place was quaint, locally owned and well taken care of. The bed was comfy but a little short. The room was small but cozy. The shower was hot but very small for someone my size. We had no complaints. The room was clean and cleaned in between our stay. Would stay here... More 

Helpful?
Thank Robert S
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very clean, comfortable room. The room is small, but well-appointed. The beds were comfortable and the refrigerator and microwave were a nice convenience. It was within 6 miles of Rebec Vineyards making it good place to stay after the wine and garlic festival. Overall, a great value for the money.

Helpful?
Thank Peekatito
Stafford, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Since it was so inexpensive I was pleasantly surprised by all the Amherst Inn provided. It exceeded all our expectations, very clean, extremely comfortable beds, very friendly staff, and very quiet surroundings. Only negative is the shower is a little tight Will definitely stay here again.

Helpful?
Thank Crystal J
New Concord, Ohio
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is a classic old school motel. The room was clean, and the desk clerk was friendly. But the room was tiny, the air stuffy and dank. It did have a pretty new wall mounted TV and a clean small fridge. My room had two double beds and I climbed in one, but it had an awful odor, so I... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Bil K
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

It's not a five star hotel (big and grand) but I gave it five because for where it was and what they did with it, it is five star. Nicely remodeled with all the basic things needed in a room at a great price. If you want big and grand go somewhere else and pay double. If you want five... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jay L
Delbarton, West Virginia
Level Contributor
34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

With only a few places to stay in Amherst ..the small (motel) Inn was a refreshing find. Rooms small but all renovated, new carpet ,fresh paint , new curtains,tile ,refrigerator ,microwave,flat screen T.V and blow dryer...What you see on website is exactly what you get. Very quite area and fully lit parking lot.May want to bring own shampoos and soap... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Mickey C
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I did a weekend getaway from DC to visit Monticello and some wineries. This little inn/motel was the perfect place! It was reasonably priced, close to most things, clean, quiet and overall a good value. Highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay in this area!

Helpful?
1 Thank Jacob P
Level Contributor
16 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stayed there for a long weekend. Was a little concerned at first, because the outside of the motel had several projects underway. It was hard to tell if they were working hard to get it spruced up or just didn't get any of their project finished. But the room was absolutely gorgeous! Clean, neat and very inviting. Even the bathroom... More 

Helpful?
Thank fkl21
Raeford, North Carolina
Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The hotel has been remodeled and is pleasant to stay. The staff are excellent. We left my husband's cane in the room and the owner/manager called me to let us know they found it and would hold it at the desk until I could come back later that day.

Helpful?
Thank Sherry L

20 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (15)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Amherst
30.9 km away
Comfort Inn & Suites Lynchburg
26.7 km away
Kirkley Hotel
Kirkley Hotel
#9 of 23 in Lynchburg
289 reviews
26.7 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lynchburg at Liberty Univ.
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
21.0 km away
Craddock Terry Hotel
Craddock Terry Hotel
#3 of 23 in Lynchburg
807 reviews
36.9 km away
Timberlake Motel Lynchburg
Timberlake Motel Lynchburg
#5 of 23 in Lynchburg
387 reviews
22.9 km away
Village Inn Motel
Village Inn Motel
#1 of 1 in Lovingston
48 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Amherst Inn

Address: 116 Richmond Hwy, Amherst, VA 24521-4105
Region: United States > Virginia > Amherst
Price Range: $108 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Amherst Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 14
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Agoda and Odigeo so you can book your Amherst Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Amherst Inn staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Dracut, Massachusetts

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Amherst Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All ground level,choose room close to office..only for convenience with parking.”
 of 5 bubbles 296mickeyc, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Accessible to each room.”
 of 5 bubbles 892sherryl, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“on the end, where there is a stone wall between your room and the road. that's where our room was and we did not notice road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles richardhQ3016AH, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have convenient parking.”
 of 5 bubbles margareth737, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Not by Pop machine”
 of 5 bubbles LindaG182, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay