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US Highway 45 N
Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521-8033
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Welcome to the Best Western® Derby Inn!

Year-round outdoor adventure awaits at this Eagle River, WI hotel, just minutes from the chain of 28 lakes, snowmobiling, hiking, biking and more!

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Whether you visit northern Wisconsin in the summer or winter, there's sure to be something for everyone near the Best Western® Derby Inn. Our property sits just feet away from Eagle River, part of Wisconsin's infamous chain of 28 freshwater lakes. In the summer, our guests spend their days swimming, boating, fishing and enjoying other water sports in the area's many lakes and rivers. In the winter, this Eagle River hotel offers easy access to more than 500 miles of groomed snowmobiling trails. The area is also home to scenic golf courses and hiking and biking trails.

Guests staying at this Eagle River, WI hotel are also in a prime location to attend one of the area's many annual festivals, like the Snowmobile Derby, Pond Hockey Tournaments, Cranberry Fest and 4th of July. For more family-friendly fun, be sure to check out the Silver Lake Public Beach and the nearby Northwoods Children's Museum.

If business brings you to the area, you'll appreciate our proximity to state and government offices and other local corporations for sales people. This convenient Eagle River hotel also offers complimentary business services and meeting space for up to 10 people.

Our goal at the non-smoking Best Western® Derby Inn is to make you feel at home. At this renovated, full-service hotel in Eagle River you will find luxuries that include pillowtop mattresses, comfortable and upscale décor, Internet access, cable television with HBO®, an office table with desk chair and an in-room microwave and refrigerator. Guests are invited to indulge in amenities like our daily complimentary breakfast, game room, and indoor heated pool with a hot tub.

To experience our clean, comfortable and convenient accommodations for yourself, contact the friendly staff at the Best Western® Derby Inn today!


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Indoor pool Heated open 24 hours. Adults only from 11pm to 7am.
  • Guest laundry, 24 hours fee applies
  • Free parking
  • Fax services no charge
  • Hot tub
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check out upon request
  • Cable or satellite television with HBO®
  • 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; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Business center free to all adults
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Notary public
  • Mail services leave stamped mail at front desk
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Snowmobile trails
  • Trailer parking
  • High-speed Internet access

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible business center

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
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  • Cable satellite television with HBO®
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Dataports
  • AM/FM alarm clock Single Day Alarms with MP3 line
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Microwave available
  • Refrigerator available
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Two-room suites available
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access hardwired
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls upon request
  • Sofabed available
  • Spa available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 3

  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Kartway, go carts, bumper boats, miniature golf and horse back riding
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Derby Racetrack, Home of the World's Champion Race
  • 0.25 mile(s) from 28 Chain of Lakes, largest fresh water chain of 28 lakes
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Trees for Tommorrow
  • 1.50 mile(s) from TrackSide Marina, boat and snowmobile rentals and purchase
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Eagle River Bike Trail, new trail from Eagle River to three lakes through beautiful scenary
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Vilas County Courthouse, county seat
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Eagle River Golf Course, 18 holes of golf
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Carl's Wood Art Museum
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Childrens Museum, great actvities for children
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Silver Lake Beach, public beach
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Hawk's Nest Canoe Outfitt, canoe and kayak the Wisconsin River
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Three Lakes Winery, making and purchase of many Northwoods flavor wine


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Riverstone, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Great Food and Service
  • 11.00 mile(s) from White Stag, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Great Place for Steaks


  • 23.00 mile(s) from Nicolet Area Technical Company

Nearby Cities

  • 23.00 mile(s) from Rhinelander, WI
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Minocqua, WI
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Wausau, WI


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Eagle River Golf Course, 18 Hole Golf Course
  • 1.25 mile(s) from Silver Lake Public Beach, Public Beach
  • 36.00 mile(s) from Lake of the Torches Casin
  • 25 mile(s) from Paul Bunyan Restaurant, Family Style Serving


  • 1 mile(s) from Eagle River Airport
  • 30. mile(s) from Oneida County Airport