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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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Welcome to the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center!
The Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center is located in downtown Oshkosh and nestled on the banks of the historic Fox River.
A bright and spacious lobby, large guest registration desk and a courteous team of guest service representatives are ready to assist you.
From the moment you enter our hotel, our courteous guest service representatives are available to welcome and assist you, 24 hours a day.
Take a dip in the heated indoor swimming pool open with extended hours.
Unwind in the spacious hot tub after a long day.
The two room whirlpool/fireplace suite offers many amenities including a king bed with pillow top mattress and wonderful view of the river.
The two room whirlpool/fireplace suites includes a two person jetted tub, and an electric fireplace.
The bedroom area of the whirlpool/fireplace suites adjoin to a large living room area - perfect for extended stays or a weekend getaway.
The sitting room of this two room whirlpool/fireplace suite features a wet bar, queen sofa sleeper and 42" high definition flat screen television.
The sitting room of this two room whirlpool/fireplace suite features a 42" high definition flat screen television and large granite top work desk.
The master bedroom of this two room suite features an electric fireplace combined with a two person jetted hot tub.
An over-sized jetted hot tub is the perfect way to end a day of adventures.
Comfortable seating is provided throughout the living area of the two room whirlpool/fireplace suite.
Relax in the whirlpool/fireplace suite, our largest and most luxurious guest room.
Complimentary shampoo, conditioner, lotion, cotton balls, and Q-tips®, and hair dryer are available in the bathroom of each suite.
Enjoy the extra square footage of the Executive Suite. Pictured is the bedroom side of this one room suite. All guest rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and Starbucks Coffee!
Enjoy the spacious setting of the one room Executive Suite featuring a large living center, wet bar, business desk, and granite counter tops.
The large one room Executive Suites feature a functional half wall, a king bed with a pillow top mattress, and two overstuffed chairs.
The one room Executive Suites offer river views with a queen sofa sleeper, king size bed, refrigerator, microwave, safe and two 42-inch TVs.
Relax and enjoy the additional comfort and square footage of the one room Executive Suite with king bed and queen size pull-out couch.
The one room Executive Suites feature an extra spacious vanity area and closet.
The Executive Suite features a large flat screen TV, spacious work desk, pillow top bed, and free wireless Internet.
A king bed with a pillow top mattress and stylishly appointed bed linens are included in each king bed guest room.
Enjoy the comfort and cleanliness of our guest rooms featuring microwaves, refrigerator, coffee maker and Starbucks Coffee!
Relax after a long day of travel in our king bedded guest rooms.
All rooms include a large granite-top desk and ergonomic desk chair, overstuffed leather chair with ottoman, microwave, and refrigerator.
Enjoy the comfort and cleanliness of our guest rooms.
We ensure your stay at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center is comfortable and convenient.
This double queen guest room will accommodate families with children or friends sharing a room.
Our guest rooms offer spectacular views of Lake Winnebago, the Fox River or downtown Oshkosh. Enjoy the comfort and cleanliness of our guest rooms featuring microwaves, refrigerator, coffee maker and Starbucks Coffee!
Two queen beds with pillow top mattresses, stylishly appointed bed linens and coverlets, recessed lighting over the beds, and more.
The two queen bed guest rooms are perfect for travelers with multiple guests who chose to room together.
Guest bathrooms have a large vanity with plenty of room to unpack the necessities. Cotton balls, Q-tips, hair dryer, and make-up mirrors add to the guest's convenience.
Spacious vanities and complimentary toiletries are available in every guest room. Cotton balls, Q-tips®, hair dryer, and make-up mirror provided.
Our deluxe corner king guest rooms feature pillow top mattresses, large granite top desks with an ergonomic chair and a leather chair with ottoman.
Guests requiring mobility access have plenty of maneuverability space in this bathroom along with easy access to towels and amenities.
For guests requiring mobility access, this bathroom provides a roll-in shower, bath seat, hand-rails, and a hand-held shower head.
Deluxe corner king rooms are uniquely positioned to give you an advantageous view of the river or Oshkosh's downtown.
Our corner king guest rooms offer great views of the water and great amenities. All guest rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and Starbucks Coffee!
Enjoy the additional space in our corner king guest rooms with beautiful panoramic views.
The Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel is connected by sky walk to the Oshkosh Convention Center. The hotel is perfect for hosting conventions, meetings, weddings and other social or business events.
The hotel and Oshkosh Convention Center, combined, provide over 25,000 sq. ft. of meeting space with the flexibility of 19 breakout rooms. Connected to the hotel by sky walk, the Convention Center is the perfect choice for a wedding, reunion, conference, meeting or social event.
The Oshkosh Convention Center, connected to the hotel by sky walk, is the perfect choice for a wedding, reunion, conference, meeting or social event.
Enjoy the convenient downtown location with walking access to other restaurants, nightlife and sky walk access to the Oshkosh Convention Center!
The hotel has a wonderful location on the shore of the historic and beautiful Fox River and close to the mouth of Lake Winnebago.
The Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel connects to the Oshkosh Convention Center providing over 25,000 square feet of meeting space.
View of the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center from Riverside Park.
Dockside access to the hotel's restaurant, the Ground Round® at River's Edge.
The Oshkosh River walk connects to the popular Wiowash trail for a scenic walk, hike or bicycle ride.
The spacious and bright lobby atrium offers an exciting panoramic view of Main Street and downtown Oshkosh.
Socialize with friends, family, conventioneers, and other guests in the spacious and bright lobby atrium.
Complimentary coffee and infused water are available in the stylish lobby living room area, 24 hours a day.
Enjoy the fireplace while relaxing in the comfortable lobby living room area.
Stop by the on-site sundry shop for a tasty snack, beverage or to take care of a forgotten amenity. Choose from a selection of UW-Oshkosh items for sale.
The business center is available to help you prepare travel itineraries, send emails or browse the web. Available 24 hours a day.
Stay productive with complimentary access to computers, printers, and photocopiers.
Keep up with your workout routine during your time away from home when you visit the fully equipped fitness center.
Enjoy access to a variety of exercise equipment in the fitness center.
The on-site fitness center has both cardio and weight resistance training machines.
Don't let the weather stop you from jumping in. The indoor pool is heated year-round.
Unwind after a long day in the bubbling and warm hot tub.
Visit our on-sight restaurant and bar, the Ground Round® at River's Edge, for a casual dining experience.
Ground Round® at Rivers Edge offers on-site dining, take out, delivery and room service. The restaurant and lounge features burgers, wraps, salads, sandwiches and great cocktails in a casual setting.
Visit Ground Round® at River's Edge for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night cocktails and appetizers.
Choose from a wide selection of seating for your dining pleasure, breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Enjoy the riverfront atmosphere at Ground Round® at River's Edge located inside the hotel.
Enjoy dining and cocktails while watching the evening sunset!
Our on-site restaurant, Ground Round® at River's Edge, offers a riverfront patio that's perfect for any gathering!
Dine outdoors at Ground Round® at River's Edge.
Enjoy dining and cocktails while sitting around the fire pit, viewing the evening sunset and watching boaters traverse the Fox River.
Visit our on-site restaurant and lounge, Ground Round® at Rivers Edge, for daily happy hour and game day specials.
Enjoy a drink with friends or dinner with your family at Ground Round® at Rivers Edge, our on-site restaurant and bar.
The Ground Round® at River's Edge provides a large selection of soft drinks and alcoholic beverages with excellent viewing for sporting events.
The hotel's professional culinary and service team caters over 100 weddings annually! This photo is in the river view half of the Oshkosh Convention Center.
The Oshkosh Convention Center can host two weddings nightly with attendance up to 450 people for each wedding. Weddings are serviced by the hotel's culinary and service team.
Elegant wedding on the river view side of the Oshkosh Convention Center catered by the hotel's culinary and service teams.
The Athearn Ballroom of the hotel is one of the area's favorite wedding venues. The Ballroom comfortably accommodates weddings up to 220 guests.
Elegant wedding receptions are held in the Athearn Ballroom of the hotel.
Wedding reception with close-up of table setting, held in the Athearn Ballroom of the hotel.
Elegant wedding reception held in the river view half of the Oshkosh Convention Center.
Enjoy many options for dramatic ceiling decor at the Oshkosh Convention Center.
Elegant wedding receptions are held weekly at the Oshkosh Convention Center and in the hotel.
Wedding reception held in the North half of the Oshkosh Convention Center.
Outdoor wedding ceremonies can be reserved on the Riverside Park lawn at the Oshkosh Convention Center.
Outdoor wedding ceremonies can be reserved on the Riverside Park lawn at the Oshkosh Convention Center.
Enjoy dinner in the Athearn Ballroom with seating up to 220 guests.
The formal Athearn Ballroom is perfect for moderate sized gatherings, weddings, presentations or seminars.
A variety of events can be hosted in the formal Athearn Ballroom.
Elegant cupcakes for one of the hotel's many catered weddings.
The Foundation Board Room is attractively appointed and very functional with all audio visual requirements our guests might have. A popular room for small but important meetings.
This beautifully appointed board room accommodates 2 - 12 guests comfortably.
We offer the perfect conference room to exchange business ideas or strategies.
Enjoy access to this board room as well as access to other flexible meeting spaces throughout the hotel and Convention Center.
The hotel and Convention Center provides over 25,000 square feet of meeting space for your next business or social event.
We have a variety of meeting rooms at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center.
The Lake Poygan room is one of 19 breakout rooms available at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel and Convention Center.
There is plenty of flexibility with 19 meeting rooms on-site.
The Oshkosh Convention Center is perfect for any large meeting or gathering servicing events of up to 1,200 people.
Our flexible meeting spaces are the ideal setting for corporate events. Call our sales office to book today!
The hotel includes several large conference rooms perfect for hosting any large meeting or event.
We can customize your set-up requirements for a panel of speakers at your conference.
Our team can customize any style set-up you would like for your conference.
Nestled on the banks of the Fox River in downtown Oshkosh, lies the beautiful Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center. The majority of the hotel’s guest rooms provide a beautiful view of two of the community’s greatest assets; the Fox River and Lake Winnebago. Enjoy direct access to the Riverwalk which connects to the popular Wiouwash Trail. Perfect for walking, jogging or biking. The hotel’s convenient downtown location provides easy access to dining and entertainment venues, shops, the Leach Amphitheater and the Grand Opera House, all within walking distance.
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Experience the Ground Round at River’s Edge Bar and Grill providing casual dining and cocktails. This fun filled lounge and eatery features seasonal dining on the riverside patio, large windows that overlook the water, private dining and nightly specials. Bring your boat and tie up along one of the many piers located right in front of the hotel.
The 176 room, full-service hotel features an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, game room, and business center. Weddings and conference attendees enjoy the convenience of the sky walk which connects to the Oshkosh Convention Center. The hotel and convention center, combined, provide over 25,000 sq. ft. of meeting space with the flexibility of 19 breakout rooms. Some meeting rooms provide beautiful views of the Fox River. The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is a short one mile away.
There is no other choice when looking for a place to relax, meet or socialize in Oshkosh. The hotel is located just minutes from E.A.A., home of the nation's largest airshow and popular aeronautics museum. Add a visit to the popular Outlet Shoppes, located across the highway from E.A.A. Oshkosh is know as "Wisconsin's Event City" and our hotel is located in the middle of all the action! The hotel is just the right place for any occasion! Indoor heated pool and whirlpool open daily from 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. for adults and until 11:00 p.m. for children and teens ages 15 and under. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a room. The size limit for a dog is 80 pounds. The pet friendly rate is $25 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning. Contact hotel directly when booking a pet room.
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I was very pleased with the Hotel, the staff and the food. Very good service, thank you.
I have stayed here every time I have been in Oshkosh and it has always been a friendly place to stay.
Elkhorn, Wisconsin on 20-Feb-2020
This hotel is nice and rooms are clean. The service was amazing and very helpful and friendly staff. My son had an accident on Saturday and I wanted to get more rest Sunday before we checked out and...
I enjoyed our stay. We stayed in room 424 on a Saturday night. It was a room with two queen beds near the elevator. It was spacious enough to have a comfortable reading chair with side table and...
Saint Paul, Minnesota on 02-Feb-2020
Working with David, the Sales Director, made it easy to plan. This will be our second convention at this hotel and working with David. It will always be pour first choice. The catered food is always...
WI on 27-Jan-2020
I enjoyed the room and the space, however, I find it hard to believe that a cheaper hotel in Oshkosh has more comfortable beds to sleep in. Stayed for a business party and I feel sleeping on the...
Airport Courtesy Shuttle Available 6 a.m. - midnight Shuttle is complimentary to airport, must be arranged 48-hours in advance. Please call to inquire for any other shuttle needs in advance.
100% smoke-free hotel
Restaurant on-site, Ground Round at River's Edge
Cocktail lounge, Ground Round at River's Edge on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Select from an extensive menu of appetizers, burgers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, full-size dinners and drinks. Enjoy great food in a casual atmosphere.
24-hour front desk The front desk is staffed 24-hours.
Porterage/bell services available, Available most summer weekends.
Dry cleaning, same day service available
Express check out
Cable or satellite television, All broadcasts are in HD
HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS, Wireless
High-Speed Wireless Internet Access
Business center, has four work stations with Internet connectivity, and printer/scanners. Complimentary and available 24-hours.
Fax services, There is a nominal fee for fax transmissions provided at the registration desk.
Photocopy, nominal fee
Wedding services A full-time wedding planner is available to assist with wedding arrangements. Over 100 weddings are serviced annually. Receptions are held in the hotel's Athearn Ballroom, as well as in the adjoining Oshkosh Convention Center and off-site.
Meeting facilities, the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center has 21,337 square footage of meeting space. Modem-datport available in meeting rooms.
Ballroom, there are three ballrooms at the hotel/convention center.
Athearn Ballroom, Paul L & Leander Choate
Contact catering office for audio visual rentals.
Convenience store/Sundry The sundry store provides soft drinks, bottled water, beer, wine and other beverages. Microwaveable snacks, ice cream, candy, UW Oshkosh memorabilia, personal care items and more.
Parking for the physically challenged, nominal fee $3.00. Ground level of ramp
Cold weather hook-ups
Ice/vending machines Ice and soft drink vending machines are available on floors two, three, five and eight. Additional snacks and beverages are available in the sundry store adjacent to the registration desk.
Local shuttle, Please call to inquire for any other shuttle needs in advance.
Paid parking, 3.00 USD, Parking nominal fee is $3.00, per night. Surface parking east of the Convention Center, 1/2 block away, is available for trucks and vehicles with trailers.
Truck/RV and Motor coach parking, nominal fee $3.00 East of the Conv. Ctr.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Storage space, complimentary
Cable or satellite television, HBO® and CNN® or other 24 hour news station in all guest rooms
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
Free wireless Internet access available in all guest rooms. All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access.
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Mini-bar available in Whirlpool, Fireplace and Executive Suites only
Bathrobe available in Whirlpool and Fireplace Suites only
Room service, from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Wake-up calls Contact the front desk.
Turndown service Upon request.
Sofabed available in Executive, Whirlpool and Fireplace Suites only
Adjoining rooms available
Fireplace available in Executive, Whirlpool and Fireplace Suites only
River or City views available from guest rooms
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 8
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathrooms available
Wheelchair accessible rooms available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Lowered vanity area available
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
0.01 mile(s) from 4imprint, large company that makes promotional products for advertisement purposes.
0.01 mile(s) from Kimberly-Clark, a personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products.
5.00 mile(s) from Oshkosh Truck Corporation, leading manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of defense, concrete placement, refuse hauling, access equipment and fire & emergency.
9.00 mile(s) from Hoffmaster, leads the industry in producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products.
11.00 mile(s) from Bemis, a multinational company and a major supplier of flexible packaging used by leading food, consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Bemis also supplies pressure sensitive adhesive coated materials globally to label, signage, medical and graphics companies.
0.01 mile(s) from Leach Amphitheater, located on the Fox River in downtown Oshkosh, where the water opens up to the breathtaking views of Lake Winnebago, the Leach Amphitheater is a spectacular venue for community festivals, live concerts of all types, and other events.
0.03 mile(s) from Grand Opera House, the 668-seat house has the intimacy of a European-style theater but with outstanding acoustics. The Victorian decor is accentuated with velvet seats, a ladies' warming room, and marble fireplaces. It is the beauty and uniqueness of the hall in every detail that continues to draw artists and audiences from around the world.
1.8 mile(s) from Paine Art Center and Gard, tour the historic Paine Estate. Enjoy the botanical gardens, art collections, and Family Discovery Gallery.
3.5 mile(s) from EAA AirVenture Museum, marvel at aviation innovations in our collection of more than 200 historic airplanes. Witness a piece of history in the Eagle Hangar, our tribute to World War II aviation, and get hands on in the KidVenture Gallery, our exciting interactive gallery for kids of all ages!
15.00 mile(s) from Rebel Alliance Theatre, see a performance by the community theater group. Check out their website for upcoming performances and ticket information.
20.00 mile(s) from Fox Cities Performing Art, take in a ballet, opera, drama, music, or comedy. The arts center offers a vast array of traveling national acts such as The Lion King, Blue Man Group, Bill Cosby, and more.
Ground Round at River’s Edge, on premises, full service American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
0.10 mile(s) from Caramel Crisp and Cafe, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
1.00 mile(s) from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, a public university in Oshkosh. It is part of the University of Wisconsin System and offers both bachelor and master degrees.
25.00 mile(s) from Ripon College, a liberal arts college. As of 2012, Ripon College's student body stood at around 1000, the majority of whom live on campus.
30.00 mile(s) from Fox Valley Technical College, is the technical college for the Appleton area. It is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System.
35.00 mile(s) from Marian University, formerly Marion College of Fond du Lac, is a Roman Catholic liberal arts university in Fond du Lac. It was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of Saint Agnes, who continues to sponsor the university today.
45.00 mile(s) from Northeast Technical College, NWTC is one of the 16 technical and community colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System.
50.00 mile(s) from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, is a public university located in Green Bay. It is part of the University of Wisconsin System and offers both bachelor and master degrees.
23.00 mile(s) from Neenah
31.00 mile(s) from Appleton
33.00 mile(s) from Ripon
44.00 mile(s) from Madison
58.00 mile(s) from Green Bay
87.00 mile(s) from Milwaukee
175 mile(s) from Chicago, IL
0.01 mile(s) from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans, men's or women's athletic events.
2.00 mile(s) from Menominee Park & Zoo, Oshkosh's largest park. There are two playgrounds, four picnic shelters, a fishing dock, asphalt walking trail, boat tie-ups, an ice skating rink, and a zoo with over 50 animals.
3.00 mile(s) from Pollock Community Water Park, cool off from the summer sun at this great little water park. It's open June through August.
12.00 mile(s) from Wiouwash State Trail, The Oshkosh Riverwalk meets the Wiouwash Trail, extending this state trail into the downtown. It is a popular trail used by bicyclists, hikers, horseback riders, and joggers. In the winter, it is used by cross country skiers and snowmobilers.
20.00 mile(s) from High Cliff State Park, explore nature around Wisconsin's largest lake, Lake Winnebago.
0.02 mile(s) from Gilded Lily, Upscale ladies shopping boutique.
3.70 mile(s) from Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh, all your shopping desires are met here and at outlet prices! Several shopping categories including: apparel, children's apparel, food, footwear, health & beauty, housewares & home furnishings, services, specialties & accessories. Shop at over 40 of your favorite name brand stores including GAP, Eddie Bauer, Nike, Old Navy®, Polo Ralph Lauren®, Tommy Hilfiger®, Coach and more.
20.2 mile(s) from Fox River Mall, offers sensational shopping at over 180 of your favorite stores.
3.20 mile(s) from Mall of Antiques, with over 100 dealers, shoppers will find a wide variety of quality antiques, collectibles, and unique gift items.
20 mile(s) from Appleton International
80 mile(s) from General Mitchell Internat
0.10 mile(s) from Oshkosh
Free local shuttle, Shuttle is complimentary to airport, must be arranged 48-hours in advance. Please call to inquire for any other shuttle needs in advance.