Welcome to the Best Western On the River! Location, location, location!
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We are one block up from historic downtown Hannibal and two blocks up from the Mississippi River. The hotel is within walking distance of the Mark Twain boyhood home, museum and riverboat, plus many different bars and restaurants. Bars and restaurants within walking distance include LaBinnah Bistro, The Brick Oven, Mark Twain Brewing Company, Big Muddy BBQ, Java Jive, Christian Ambiance Café, Becky Thatcher's Diner, Mark Twain Dinette, Rumor Has It, Ole Planters Restaurant, Finn's Food and Spirits, and La Azotea Cocktail Lounge.
Downtown also offers a variety of specialty shops such as antiques, boutiques, beauty salons, an art gallery, a gelato shop and book stores. There is also a local B&B Theater that opened in 2009. Along with the movie theater Bluff City opened in 2015 and puts on a variety of plays throughout the year. Hannibal has a minor league baseball team called the Cavemen and they host games during the summer at Clemens Field, which is less than a mile from the Best Western On the River. We are also only two miles away from popular tourist attractions like Mark Twain Cave and family fun park Sawyer's Creek.
The Best Western On the River's main building includes an indoor pool and hot tub, exercise room, free high-speed fiber internet, river view rooms and a free hot breakfast that includes: eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and a waffle maker. Thirty additional rooms have been added to the Best Western On the River as well. The annex building opened in 2015. Across the side street on the same side as the main building. All rooms on the second and third floor of the annex building have river views and the thirty rooms offer two King beds. The annex building also has fiber internet wired and wireless, an exercise room and a guest laundry area. Behind the annex building is our season outdoor pool. Come stay with us, and enjoy the attractions America's Hometown has to offer.
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We requested and received a river view room and felt welcomed. The windows desperately need a washing, inside and out, and it's almost time for a freshening rehab of the carpets and paint. Our king...
By Stoddard C
Hastings on 24-Apr-2018
My experience with Best Western has always been positive and this visit was no different. Good staff-attentive. Booked a queen room and they gave us a double queen instead for same price! Nice pool...
By D P
Galesburg, Illinois on 15-Apr-2018
Walking distance to the Mark Twain boyhood home and museums; one block from a great restaurant, the Mark Twain Brewing Company (we had a great lunch and a great dinner there); 100 yards from the...
Columbus, Ohio on 12-Apr-2018
Great location in a cute river town, views of the river. There's plenty to do in Hannibal for family or girls weekend. The hotel staff were friendly, the room was very clean. Typical but nice Best...
White Bear on 08-Apr-2018
Stayed there one night on pleasure. Check-in was efficient. Parking was fine. Both of the two computers in the main lobby, a drafty area, were broken, and no one was around to fix them. Very...