Places to stay in Amherst, Nova Scotia

We currently have 22 accommodations in and around Amherst with other regional listings available for RV parks, Motels, Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts and other properties. You can filter listings by the available types:

Amherst is a town in northwestern Cumberland County, Nova Scotia which is located at the northeast end of the Cumberland Basin, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. Amherst has decided to celebrate murals and it's many historical phenomenons and a grand scale, bringing the town alive with color and activity. Amherst has many wonderful beaches in its surrounding area, where the water is the warmest north of the Carolinas. Local restaurants include Deluxe French Fries, Loon Onn Restaurant, Szeto's Wok, and Wendy's Restaurant.

Wondering where to stay? Visitors have access to a number of hotels in the town, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Amherst is located close to Cunard Point, Lower Cove, Chapmans Corner, Petit-Cap and Davidson Brook.

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Selected and best reviewed properties in Amherst

The Rhodes Manor Bed & Breakfast

Photograph of Rhodes Manor Bed & Breakfast, Amherst
Margaret and Colin would like to welcome you to our Beautiful Victorian home. Charm, comfort and hospitality await you. All rooms feature 4 piece en-suite bathrooms, gorgeously comfortable beds, luxurious bed linens, bamboo robes, and fluffy towels. Also included are cable TV, and high-speed .....

The Gateway Parklands RV & Trailer Park

102 full service sites and pull thru Walking trail (in process) Groceries for need items Playground Coin operate laundry Horseshop pit Recreation Hall Picnic table, fire pit and fire wood Ice Hot water free showers Dumping station Fresh and pure water well Big Rig no problem .....

Other local Amherst information and places to visit.

  • Longitude: -64°13'0.1941
  • Latitude: 45°49'0.0012

Things to see and do

Keillor House Museum

Located at 4974 Main Street. Yorkshire immigrant John Keillor built this gem of early Regency architecture. Costumed guides lead visitors through the elegantly furnished rooms and interpret nineteenth century life.

Dooly's Billiard Room

Located at 31 Victoria Street East. Dooly's has eighty-eight licensed pool or billiard halls in Canada. Come see what playing pool is all about at our quality billiard or pool rooms, clubs or parlors in seven different provinces.

Springhill Miners' Museum

Located at Black River Road P.O. Box 1000. Tour the depths of a Springhill coal mine, famous in song and legend, with knowledgeable guides. Hear stories of the disaster of 1891, the 1916 subterranean fire which raged through the galleries, the loss of 39 men in the 1956 explosion and the major "bump" in 1958 which killed 75 men.

Live Bait Theatre

Located at 87 Main Street. Professional summer theatre producing new plays which are known for their high energy and entertainment. Also performs hilarious dinner theatres. Live Bait Theatre, based in Sackville, New Brunswick, is committed to enhancing the cultural life of the central Maritime region by providing entertaining and innovative professional theatre as well as a variety of other live performances including dinner theatre, comedy and live music.

Nearby towns

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Closed, unlisted or renamed properties

  • Company Inn, 61 Havelock Street