Food & Lodging in Florence/Northampton

  • Lodging – Inns & Hotels

Sugar Maple Trailside Inn

62 Chestnut Street, Florence MA

.3 miles from studio – 2 minute drive

The Ellery Hotel

259 Elm Street, Northampton MA

1.8 miles from studio – 5 minute drive

The Old Mill Inn

87 School Street, Hatfield MA

6.1 miles from studio – 12 minute drive

Hotel Northampton

36 King Street, Northampton MA

2.8 miles from studio – 7 minute drive

Quality Inn & Suites

117 Conz Street, Northampton MA

3.2 miles from studio – 9 minute drive

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

115A Conz Street, Northampton MA

3.2 miles from studio – 9 minute drive

  • Lodging – AirB&B

Serene Getaway near Smith College

Owned by an IYCWM student

Downtown Florence, Temperance Hall

Recommended by an IYCWM student

Clean, Sunny, Open Floor Plan near Smith College

Recommended by an IYCWM student

  • Dining – in Florence

Tandem Bagel Company

Fresh bagels baked daily as well as breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, and salads

Wild Chestnut Cafe

“100% vegan fueled by compassion”

Florence Pie Bar

Warm, rustic cafe offering a rotating menu of sweet and savory handmade pies, sold whole or by the slice

Cooper’s Corner / State Street Fruit

Grocery, deli, wine & spirits. Florence and Northampton locations

Little Wall Restaurant

Family owned Chinese restaurant

Pho Boston

Authentic Vietnamese cuisineĀ 

  • Dining – in Northampton

River Valley Co-Op

Deli, hot and cold food bar and organic groceries


Brunch spot with an open kitchen known for seasonal, American eats & daily hash specials

Nourish Wellness Cafe

Nutrient-dense, vegan fare; fresh-pressed juices and smoothies

The Roost

Quaint, rustic hangout with cafe fare, baked goods & beverages ranging from coffee to craft beer

Haymarket Cafe

Vegetarian/vegan cafe & restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner in a quirky & casual space

Woodstar Cafe

Airy coffee shop serving premium beans & teas, plus bagels, sandwiches & housemade treats

Mosaic Cafe

Down-to-earth, counter-serve restaurant preparing Moroccan, Mediterranean & European dishes

Amanouz Cafe

Moroccan & Mediterranean meals (many vegetarian options) in an informal counter-serve setup

Bela Vegetarian

Eclectic vegetarian dining in downtown Northampton

Bueno Y Sano

Part of a small counter-serve Mexican chain serving burritos, quesadillas, tacos & salads

La Vercruzana

Moroccan & Mediterranean meals (many vegetarian options) in an informal counter-serve setup

Mexcalito Taco Bar

Authentic Mexican made with fresh, natural ingredients

Joe’s Spaghetti & Pizza

Casual neighborhood stalwart since 1938, serving up thin-crust pies & Italian-American standards


Trattoria with dramatic decor offering Italian dinners, plus happy-hour deals at the bar


Baystate Hotel eatery offering substantial servings of homestyle Italian chow & early-bird specials

Thai Garden

Casual spot serving a mix of familiar & unusual Thai cuisine, from pad Thai to melon curry


Traditionally decorated eatery with a sushi bar & chefs grilling to-order at hibachi tables

India House

North Indian dishes at this refined family-run mainstay outfitted with ornate furniture from India