Lodging

We’ve reserved rooms at special rates at the local hotels listed below. September is a popular and busy time to visit Amherst, so we recommend you make your reservations quickly. 

In Amherst:

  • Hotel UMass. 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01003, phone: (877) 822-2110

Seated in the center of the picturesque UMass-Amherst campus, Hotel UMass blends a tranquil countryside escape with the bustling energy of campus life. $159/night (Wednesday and Thursday, 9/19 and 9/20) and $189/night (Friday and Saturday, 9/21 and 9/22) includes free breakfast, parking, and wifi.

To receive this rate, please call to make reservations by August 22, 2018 and mention the “Theaters of Marginality” conference, or use code MIT18C when booking online.

  • Amherst Inn. 257 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002, phone: (413) 253-5000

Overlooking the Emily Dickinson Homestead and the Evergreens Museum, the Amherst Inn is an easy walk to Amherst Town Center and Amherst College. $175/night and includes free breakfast, parking, and wifi

To receive this rate, please call to make reservations by August 1, 2018 and mention the “Theaters of Marginality” conference.

Newly renovated in 2011, the Lord Jeffery Inn is located on the Amherst College campus and across the street from the Amherst Common in the center of town. King room: $194/night (Thursday, 9/20) and $299/night (Friday and Saturday, 9/21 and 9/22) includes free parking and wifi. Double room: $225/night (Thursday, 9/20) and $323/night (Friday and Saturday, 9/21 and 9/22) includes free parking and wifi.

To receive this rate, please call to make reservations by July 20, 2018 and mention the “Amherst College and UMass Spanish Theater” conference.

In South Hadley (near Mount Holyoke College, about a 15-minute drive to Amherst):

Recently decorated, comfortably furnished hotel rooms located on the Mount Holyoke College campus, about a 15-minute drive to Amherst. $110/night (Thursday, 9/20) and $148/night (Friday and Saturday, 9/21 and 9/22) includes free breakfast, parking, and wifi

 To receive this rate, please call to make reservations by August 29, 2018 and mention the “Theaters of Marginality” conference.

Other Locations (Route 9)

If you are driving and don’t need to depend on the bus, there are many options available in the area (particularly on Route 9, which connects Northampton and Amherst). See this page for all the options: http://amherstarea.chambermaster.com/list/category/lodging-243