The Hampton Inn Chicopee is one of the top hotels in the Springfield Massachusetts area. You have many choices as far as hotels but this is at the top of the heap. Chicopee calls itself the “Crossroads of New England” due to its vicinity to major urban ares like Hartford, Albany, Boston and New York City. The name also comes form the fact that it has many interstates that run through it and a top notch transportation network. Chicopee is not too famous outside of MA but it is the state’s second largest city with service from two major airports.
The name of the city, Chicopee is a Chekee word from the native American Nipmuck tribe that means “violent waters referring to the rapids. Many Polish people have made their home in Chicopee and so, it has some of the best kielbasa and pierogis you can find anywhere. It also had the larges kielbasa in the world for many years before a city in Poland made a larger one.
The Springfield area is a major city with much to offer visitors. Near to the Hampton Inn Chicopee Hotel is the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the Big E Exposition Center, Six Flags New England, the Brimfield Antique Show and many MA colleges including Mount Holyoke, Elms College, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Springfield College.
The Antique show, which is held three months out of the year in May, July and September is the largest outdoor show in the world. Founded in 1959, it now causes Brimfields 3000 or so population to swell to 250,000 and includes over 5000 vendors.
The Naismith Hall of Fame starts with the history of basketball which began in Springfield. James Naismith introduced the game in 1891 at the YMCA. The building itself is a very distinctive structure on the banks of the Connecticut River.
The guest rooms at the hotel have all the modern conveniences like wireless high speed Internet, HDTV, microwaves and refrigerators. They also have the trademarks Hampton Inn beds and bedding which make for a wonderful sleep. The Hotel has an indoor pool, a business center with all the latest technology, a conference center that can hold 200 guests, a fitness room and much more. You get a free breakfast every morning that you can eat at the hotel or take with you if you are on the run.
So, if you are staying in the Springfield area, you should choose the Hampton Inn Chicopee Hotel. Your stay will be much smoother, more comfortable and enjoyable for having done so.