UMass Amherst Family Weekend

Family Weekend at UMass Amherst
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Area Accommodations

Autumn in the Pioneer Valley and Five-College Area is very busy. As a result hotels, motels, and bed & breakfasts in Amherst and Hadley fill quickly.

A list of Places to Stay is available through the Office of Parent Services. You can also use the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism site to search other communities in the area including:

South Deerfield (10 miles)
Chicopee (20 miles)
Greenfield (20 miles)
Springfield (25 miles)
West Springfield (25 miles)
Westfield (30 miles)

Hotel Room Blocks

Hotel UMass hosts a Family Weekend call in day for hotel rooms on campus. The call in date will be announced during Parents and Family Orientation this summer.

We are also holding room blocks at the following hotels in the area:

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Northampton, MA


Block Code: UMass Family Block
Deadline: 9/24/2014*
Rates: $153 plus tax Friday/Saturday, $108 plus tax Sunday**
Phone: 413-586-1211

Comfort Inn, Hadley, MA


Block Code: 1676672
Deadline: 9/24/2014*
Rates: $159 plus tax
Phone: 413-584-9816

Hampton Inn, West Springfield, MA


Block Code: SMERF
Deadline: 9/24/2014*
Rates: $99 plus tax***
Phone: 413-732-1300

Red Roof Inn, South Deerfield, MA


Block Code: B289UMASS2
Deadline: 9/24/2014*
Rates: $116.79 - 126.39 plus tax, rates vary on occupancy
Phone: 800-733-7663

* This offer is good on rooms booked through September 24, 2014 while rooms remain available. We encourage you to book as soon as possible as Family Weekend is typically a sell out weekend for the hotels in the area.

** This rate is for standard rooms. There is a 2 night minimum stay required for Saturday arrivals

*** This rate is for double rooms.