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200 Crescent Avenue
Covington, Kentucky 41011-1002
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Whether traveling on business or pleasure, alone or with the family, the Best Western Plus Cincinnati Riverfront Downtown Area hotel delivers superior service, style, and value. Stay confidently and safely with our industry leading We Care Clean Program.

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Located in Covington, Kentucky, the southern side of Cincinnati and just one mile from downtown, the Best Western Plus Cincinnati Riverfront is close to everything and second to none. Our location is perfect for enjoying all that our area has to offer, from the Ark Encounter to the Cincinnati Zoo, from Newport on the Levee to the Creation Museum, from OTR to Findlay Market. Just blocks away from dining at MainStrasse Village, events at Drees Pavilion and Devou Golf Center, and the area’s best city overlook. Perfect for baseball, football, and concerts! Great American Ballpark, home of the Cincinnati Reds, and Paul Brown Stadium, home of the Cincinnati Bengals, are just across the Ohio River as is the home of the Cincinnati Cyclones, Heritage Bank Arena.

All rooms equipped with refrigerator and microwave. Some rooms and suites with outstanding city and river views. Heated indoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast! Complimentary Wi-Fi. Discover the PLUS side!


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary hot breakfast
  • Complimentary Full breakfast, currently we are only serving a Grab N Go breakfast and hope to be able to offer our buffet breakfast soon.
  • Indoor pool Heated open 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., electronic ADA lift available. Due to Covid 19- please reserve a time slot for use of the pool at the Front Desk
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour, free
  • Weight lifting equipment, free weight dumbbells, Optima dual adjustable pulley workout machine.
  • Universal gym, Optima dual adjustable pulley machine
  • Stationary bike, Life Fitness, Activate Series recumbent bike
  • Treadmill, Life Fitness Activate Series
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundromat, located on the second floor. Open 24-hours. $3.00 USD fee
  • Dry cleaning, same day service available
  • Safe deposit box, available upon request at the front desk
  • Cable or satellite television, satellite provided by Dish® network.
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; free in-room wireless Internet access; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hour, free, computers and printer, access with room key
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services. Items that need to be mailed may be dropped off at the front desk for regular pick up by UPS. Any other services needed will need to be handled by the guests.
  • Wedding services, wedding packages available (Room blocks)
  • Meeting facilities. Boardroom, 300 square feet, 12 x 25, Seating: 12 people
  • Conference facilities, 575 square feet, 23 x 25, Seating - Classroom: 30 people, Theater: 40 people, Conference: 24 people, U Shaped: 20 people, H-Shaped: 24 people.
  • Catering
  • Air-conditioning,
  • Physically challenged services, Pool lift and a loanable wheelchair.
  • Hearing impaired services, TDD phones, signer and doorbells for some rooms.
  • Physically challenged facilities, Handicapped rooms available, based on request.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines, Ice machines located on the floors. Please visit the market for other food and snack items.
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Truck/RV parking Limited parking available, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Pool and fitness center now open! Safety policies in effect. Inquire at Front Desk. Limited housekeeping services due to health concerns. Daily service is provided only upon request. Please see the Front Desk to schedule or to obtain needed item
  • Evening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
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  • Cable or satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Dataports, located at the work station
  • Direct dial telephone, guests must dial 9 first
  • Voice mail, available in every room
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls, arrange with the front desk
  • Sofabed available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs, available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 8

  • Bathtub seat available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.2 mile(s) from General Electric, office located at The Banks
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Procter & Gamble, several offices throughout the city.
  • 9 mile(s) from Amazon, located at CVG
  • 2.2 mile(s) from Kroger Company, Vine Street
  • 2 mile(s) from Duke Energy Convention Center
  • 1.5 mile(s) from US Postal Service, customer care center
  • 5.1 mile(s) from Cincinnati Children's Hospital, World renowned Children's Hospital
  • 1 mile(s) from CTI
  • 1 mile(s) from C and B Marine
  • 3.2 mile(s) from Fifth Third Bank
  • 1.7 mile(s) from The Boston Beer Company
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Wells Fargo Insurance
  • 2 mile(s) from BP Bromley


  • 2 mile(s) from Paul Brown Stadium, an American sports stadium located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the home venue of the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. It opened on August 19, 2000. The stadium was named after Bengals' founder Paul Brown. The stadium is located on approximately 22 acres of land and has a listed capacity of 65,515. Paul Brown Stadium is nicknamed 'The Jungle', an allusion not only to the namesake Bengal tiger's natural habitat, but also the Guns N' Roses song 'Welcome to the Jungle'.
  • 2 mile(s) from Great American Ball Park, is a baseball stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is the home field of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds. It opened in 2003, replacing Cinergy Field, their home field from 1970 to 2002.
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Duke EnergyConvention CTR, Duke Energy® Convention Center is located 1.7 miles away from the hotel. Holds major events in the Cincinnati Downtown area. Tank bus shuttle provides travel into downtown for $1.00.
  • 2 mile(s) from NKY Convention Center, Northern Kentucky Convention Center
  • 2.3 mile(s) from U.S. Bank Arena, is an indoor arena located in downtown Cincinnati, along the banks of the Ohio River, next to the Great American Ball Park. It was completed in September 1975 and named Riverfront Coliseum because of its placement next to Riverfront Stadium. The arena seats 17,556 people and is the largest indoor arena in the Greater Cincinnati region with 346,100 square feet of space. The arena underwent a $14 million renovation project in 1997.
  • 38 mile(s) from Ark Encounter, A Christian theme park that opened in Grant County, Kentucky on July 7, 2016. The centerpiece of the park is a full-scale model of Noah's Ark from the Genesis flood narrative in the Bible which is 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 81 feet high.
  • 19 mile(s) from Creation Museum, Explore 75,000 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibits, a high-tech Planetarium, full-size Allosaurus skeleton, stunning botanical gardens, petting zoo, zip lines, and more.
  • 2.2 mile(s) from Aronoff Center, is a large performing arts center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Events that can typically be found at the Aronoff Center include: plays, ballet, popular music concerts, stand-up comedy shows, and musicals.
  • 2.2 mile(s) from Taft Theatre, is a 2,500-seat theater located in Cincinnati, OH and built in 1928. We host Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, and other special events.
  • 2.8 mile(s) from JACK Cincinnati Casino, formerly Horseshoe Cincinnati, is a casino in Cincinnati, Ohio, owned and operated by Jack Entertainment. The casino opened in 2013.
  • 4 mile(s) from BB Riverboats, offers sightseeing, Captain's Dinners, and special events. Check website for times and dinners. Events change through out the year.
  • 6.6 mile(s) from Cincinnati Zoo, is the second oldest zoo in the United States and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It opened in 1875, just 14 months after the Philadelphia Zoo on July 1, 1874. The Reptile House is the oldest zoo building in the United States, dating from 1875.
  • 10.6 mile(s) from Riverbend Music Center, outdoor concert venue with a pavilion.
  • 26 mile(s) from Kings Island, is a 364-acre amusement park in Mason, Ohio. Offers a waterpark and a over 80 rides. Enjoy the thrills of the midwest's largest amusement & water park.
  • 10 mile(s) from Coney Island, is a small amusement park and waterpark located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Anderson Township, on the banks of the Ohio River.
  • 27 mile(s) from The Beach, is a water park situated on 35 acres of rolling wooded terrain that provide lots of shade and lush ambiance. Live palm trees, white ocean sand, rockwork, waterfalls and crashing waves help set the scene and sand volleyball reinforces the tropical island experience. There are so many rides, attractions, and events to enjoy at The Beach. Take fun to new heights as you soar high above the wave pool on our zip line. Check out the kids’ play areas like Big Creek Beach or enjoy a refreshing cocktail and live music on one of our ever-popular Reggae Sunday afternoons. And of course, there’s the heated wave pool, refurbished slides and attractions, swimming lessons, group rates, fabulous birthday party packages, an indoor arcade, and so much more. We also have cabanas to make it easier to relax and enjoy a day at The Beach.
  • 28 mile(s) from Perfect North Slopes, was formed by the Perfect Family and others in 1980. Initially funded by the sale of cattle by Clyde & Ella Mae Perfect, it began with 2 handle tows and a rope tow on two ski runs on the "big" hill, as well as 2 rope tows on the bunny slope. In 1984, a chair was added where the "big" rope tow was, and another chair was added in 1985. In 1987, Perfect North added their third chairlift, which added one blue square and two black diamond ski runs. Eventually, they added two more chairs, including their 5th chair, which opened up 4 new ski runs.
  • 5 block(s) from Mainstrasse Village, A lively neighborhood great for dining and people watching. Some of the area's hottest new restaurants and night spots.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Freedom Center, Museum of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • 1.5 mile(s) from GE, General Electric
  • 4 mile(s) from Newport Aquarium
  • 2 mile(s) from FC Cincinnati, MLS Team


  • 5 block(s) from Lisse Steakhuis, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, New restaurant to the area with rave reviews. Nice size portions.
  • 5 block(s) from Frida 602, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5 block(s) from Bouquet Restaurant, Full Service, French, Open for: lunch, dinner, Ranked #3 on TripAdvisor®
  • .04 mile(s) from Piper's Café®, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5 block(s) from Otto's, Brasserie, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, One of our favorite places to eat and people watch. Serves American fare. TripAdvisor® rank #2
  • 5 block(s) from Dee Felice Cafe, Full Service, Cajun, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Amazing food with a New Orleans flare. Offers live Jazz Music in the evening on the weekends and special event dates.
  • 5 mile(s) from Goodfellas Pizzeria, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Great Pizzeria. Employee favorite.
  • 5 block(s) from The Cock & Bull English P, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Traditional English Pub
  • .09 mile(s) from Blinkers Tavern, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fan favorite! Great Steak and seafood.
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Keystone Bar & Grill, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Molly Malone's Irish Pub, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Rated in top 10 in TripAdvisor®
  • 5 block(s) from Bourbon Haus, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Bourbon!!
  • 1.6 mile(s) from Redondo Taqueria, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Skyline Chili, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, No trip to our area is complete without trying Skyline Chili!
  • Across the street from Riverfront Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 6.5 mile(s) from Xavier University
  • 4.2 mile(s) from University of Cincinnati
  • 8.7 mile(s) from Mount Saint Joesph
  • 5.2 mile(s) from Northern Kentucky University
  • 2.3 mile(s) from Cincinnati Christian University
  • 4.3 mile(s) from Cincinnati State Tech
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Art Academy of Cincinnati

Nearby Cities

  • .5 mile(s) from Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 9 mile(s) from Florence
  • 65 mile(s) from Dayton, Ohio
  • 98 mile(s) from Louisville
  • 81 mile(s) from Lexington
  • 109 mile(s) from Columbus, Ohio
  • 113 mile(s) from Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 35 mile(s) from Williamstown, Kentucky
  • 12 mile(s) from Hebron, Kentucky
  • 4 mile(s) from Newport, Kentucky


  • 1 mile(s) from Devou Park, nestled in the hills overlooking the cities of Covington and Cincinnati, Devou Park is a regional asset spanning 700+ acres. This park offers an array of recreational and entertainment opportunities including an 18-hole golf course, multiple playgrounds and picnic shelters, a collection of mature trees of various species, over eight miles of mountain bike trails, an amphitheater, a fishing lake, paved and nature trails, and more.
  • 0.6 mile(s) from Mainstrasse Village Association, is a designated national historic district that is the home of Old World charm and New World fun. They offer a unique variety of shops, restaurants, pubs and entertainment and they pride ourselves on offering a safe environment to visitors and residents alike.
  • 2.6 mile(s) from Sawyer Point Park & Yeatman’s Cove, make up a mile long stretch of park along Cincinnati's riverfront between Smale Riverfront Park and Berry International Friendship Park. Featuring award winning landscaping, a performance pavilion, concessions, 8 outdoor tennis courts, 3 sand volleyball courts, a world class playground, the Armeleder Memorial Sprayground, Wheel Fun Rentals, the Serpentine Wall, National Steamboat Monument and more.
  • 3 mile(s) from Newport on the Levee, is an urban retail and entertainment center located in Newport, Kentucky just minutes from downtown Cincinnati.


  • 1.8 mile(s) from Saks Fifth Avenue, women's and men's designer clothing, sportswear, shoes, accessories, cosmetics, fragrances, and jewelry. Connected to Mabley Place and the Carew Tower via Skywalk. Valet parking available. Convenient parking at the dunnhumby garage at Fifth and Race streets.
  • 2.4 mile(s) from Macy's Fountain Place, department store located adjacent to Tiffany & Co., and Palomino restaurant on the Skywalk level, overlooking Fountain Square. Fountain Place is connected to Mabley Place and the Carew Tower by Skywalk. Convenient parking at the dunnhumby garage at Fifth and Race Streets.
  • 3 mile(s) from Newport® on the Levee, is an urban retail and entertainment center located in Newport, Kentucky just minutes from downtown Cincinnati.
  • 2.1 mile(s) from Carew Tower, a 49-story Art Deco building in the heart of downtown, home to 25 shops, restaurants, and other amenities.
  • 7.9 mile(s) from Rookwood Commons Shopping Center, visit the first choice for Cincinnati shopping, Rookwood Commons & Pavilion. Whether shopping in Cincinnati all day, or just to find that one special item, Rookwood delivers the ultimate shopping experience. As the most notable of Cincinnati shopping malls, this luxurious shopping mall features over 70 fine stores and restaurants, all within a romantic, open-air setting.
  • 8.6 mile(s) from Crestview Hills Town Center, is THE place to shop in northern Kentucky with over 65 of your favorite retail stores and restaurants, such as Dillard’s, The Limited, Banana Republic, The Loft, DSW Shoes, and many more! There’s always something fun and exciting at the Town Center.
  • 11.7 mile(s) from Florence Mall, is an enclosed shopping mall in Florence, Kentucky, United States. The mall, opened in 1976, has around 100 stores, including four anchor stores, JCPenney, Sears and two Macy's stores, as well as a food court. The mall is noted for an adjacent water tower which is painted with the phrase 'Florence Y'all'.
  • 10.5 mile(s) from Walmart®
  • 20.6 mile(s) from IKEA® West Chester, offers a wide variety of family-friendly services to make your shopping experience fun for not just Mom and Dad but the kids as well! Smaland, a supervised children's play area, keeps kids entertained while parents shop. IKEA® offers a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at affordable prices. The inspirational room settings in the showroom give great ideas on how to use the furniture and accessories in your own home.


  • 12 mile(s) from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • 7.8 mile(s) from Lunken Airport
  • 2.7 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Line