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1 N Main Street
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901-4810
United States


3:00 P.M. CST

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11:00 A.M. CST

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Hotel Overview

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.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted
Very Good
Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Great Conference Site”
By Kathie R
on 14-Mar-18

Great place to hold a conference. Staff was so very helpful. They went out of their way to make the conference a success. It is difficult to meet the needs of 350 individuals but they do a great...

“Best server at the banquet at the best western Jodi Hudson”
By thib0deauxj
Oshkosh, Wisconsin on 11-Mar-18

This server was professional, kind, considerate, and prompt. This server should be a lead in her department. Each year we come for a lactation consultants conference and each year we have the best...

“Excellent Stay Every Year”
By wwsasquatch
La Crosse, Wisconsin on 09-Mar-18

My colleagues and I stay here once a year for a business trip. The hospitality and service we receive each year is extraordinary and stands alone at the top for any hotel experience I have...

“Great Location, Great Place!”
Hartland, Wisconsin on 07-Mar-18

There was 3 of us that stayed here during the Battle on Bago ice fishing tournament. The location was fantastic and the hotel itself was very clean and very comfortable. Even though the hotel was...

“Best Hotel in Oshkosh”
By MGallivan27
Buffalo, New York on 06-Mar-18

I have traveled to Oshkosh the last few years for a conference and I never stay anywhere else. Lori Bilkey who coordinates Group Reservations provides great customer service and made check-in and...


Hotel Amenities


  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Wireless Internet Access in Public Areas
  • 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.
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Hot tub, whirlpool
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour, cardiovascular equipment, fully equipped
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Rowing machine
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk The front desk is staffed 24-hours.
  • Concierge
  • Porterage/bell services available, Available most summer weekends.
  • Dry cleaning, same day service available
  • Express check out
  • Game room
  • Cable or satellite television, All broadcasts are in HD
  • High-Speed Wireless Internet Access
  • Business center, has four work stations with Internet connectivity, and printer/scanners. Complimentary and available 24-hours.
  • Printer available
  • Computer rental
  • Fax services, There is a nominal fee for fax transmissions provided at the registration desk.
  • Fax machine
  • Computer, available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Video conferencing
  • Mail services
  • 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.
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • 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.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services, portable shower bench
  • Hearing impaired services, TTY/TDD Phones
  • Physically challenged facilities: Ramps, grab bars, roll-in showers, visual alarms, door knock lights.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
  • Outdoor parking, nominal fee $3.00 Trailers @ Convention Ctr
  • Garage parking, nominal fee $3.00
  • 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
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  • 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
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Free wireless Internet access available in all guest rooms. All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access.
  • Speaker phone
  • Voice mail
  • 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.
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls Contact the front desk.
  • Turndown service Upon request.
  • Easy chair
  • 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
  • Closed-caption TV
  • 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
  • Access ramps
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
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