Editor Picks: The best affordable and cheap hotels in Northampton

by Alexander Castro  |  Published October 28, 2017

Far west of Boston is the Massachusetts city of Northampton, a paradise for left-leaning thinkers. Website Epodunk once rated it “the most politically liberal medium-size city in the United States.” This has made Northampton a popular residence and destination for LGBT folks. But it could be a destination for anyone interested in culture (or counterculture), arts and music. Local attractions include the art museum and botanic garden at Smith College, several parks and the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library.

Planning an expedition to this hub of arts and culture? We’ve selected three hotels for you to check out, basing our picks on price, proximity to the city center, and past ratings from users of To price these hotels, we compared rates across several weeks and chose the lowest option. At these three properties, rates usually fell under $150 nightly.