A great value at a great location. Located in the center of the five college area, the Howard Johnson is just minutes from the cultural center of downtown Amherst and Northampton. We offer non-smoking and smoking permissible rooms. Parking is free and we can accommodate RVs, trailers and buses. A convenient place to rest on your way through the area. The hotel offers free continental breakfast, free newspaper, fitness center, free high-speed wireless internet, coin-operated laundry room, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, computer for guest use in the lobby, meeting room. Pets are always welcome in our pet permissible rooms for a fee of 20 dollars the first 3 nights. Guestroom amenities ensure your stay is comfortable. Our guestrooms are spacious and have free high-speed wireless internet, coffeemaker, iron/board, hairdryer, cable television including HBO, AM/FM alarm clock, in-room safe and full-length mirror. Refrigerators, microwaves and rollaway beds are available for an additional fee. Cribs are available at no charge. Handicapped-accessible rooms have a microwave and mini fridge. Business class rooms have 1 queen bed, a partition wall and a sofa as well as a microwave and mini fridge. Connecting rooms may also be available. We offer 100 Spacious guest rooms, Interior Corridors, Free Parking including Bus/RV/Truck, Safe deposit boxes available. Free Daily Newspaper/USA Today, Located at Rte 9 & 116 intersections; 4.5 miles from I-91. 2 Miles to UMASS, Amherst College and downtown Amherst..Less than 5 mi to Hampshire College. Less than mil to downtown Northampton. Approx. 10 miles to Yankee Candle, Deerfield and Mt. Holyoke College.