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31 Russell Plaza Drive
Ashland, Kentucky 41101-7082
United States


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Hotel Overview

Welcome to Best Western River Cities!

Situated off Country Music Highway US 23, the Best Western River Cities is an affordable and comfortable Ashland hotel for business and leisure travel, plus it offers convenient access to AK Steel, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Russell Railroad Days and more.

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Guests of the Best Western River Cities will find that each well-appointed guestroom comes complete with all the comforts of home, including cable satellite television with HBO® and free high-speed Internet access. For a great start to the day, a complimentary deluxe hot breakfast is served to hotel guests every morning, and for a great end to the evening, a "cookie break" is offered each night. The on-site outdoor heated swimming pool is a great way to relax and the fully equipped fitness center is the perfect way to get a workout in while traveling on the road.

Business and corporate travelers will also enjoy this Ashland hotel's on-site business center, meeting and banquet space that can accommodate up to 100 people, complimentary airport and train station shuttle service and close proximity to area businesses and medical centers, including AK Steel, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Kings Daughters Medical Center and CSX.

Just outside this hotel in Ashland, guests will find plenty of things to do and experience, including downtown Ashland, the Paramount Arts Center and more. In addition, Ashland is also home to popular festivals and events, including the Greenup County Horse Show, Russell Railroad Days, Greenbo Antique Show and Poage Landing Days. Greenup County is also the only county that has two Congressional Medal of Honor winners.

No matter what you're traveling to or through Ashland, Kentucky for, the Best Western River Cities will make your stay truly memorable and enjoyable. Book a stay online and save today on a hotel that features real Southern hospitality, comfortable accommodations and affordable rates.


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Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Outdoor pool, heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Exercise facilities
  • Guest laundry
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Inter corridor
  • Express check out
  • 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
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities Pool lift at the outdoor/heated pool
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Local shuttle
  • Airport car 9am-5pm available upon request
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Complimentary USA Today
  • High-speed Internet access

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • 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
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible pool area

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Alarm system with in-room speakers
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Desk/work area
  • Rooms with spas available
  • Ajoining rooms available
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Speaker phone
  • Voice mail
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair available
  • Sofabed available
  • Spa available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available Hotel has (2) King Rooms (1) King Room with roll in shower (1) King Suite
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Visual alarm available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available

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

Area Business

  • 0.5 mile(s) from AK Steel
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Air Products
  • 7 mile(s) from Marathon Oil Refineries
  • 1 mile(s) from Ashland, Inc.
  • 1 mile(s) from Harsco Corporation
  • 1.5 mile(s) from CSX
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Our Lady of Belfonte Hospital
  • 4 mile(s) from Kings Daughters Hospital
  • 4 mile(s) from Pactiv Corporation
  • 4 mile(s) from DuPont
  • 4 mile(s) from PCI


  • 1 mile(s) from Ashland Town Center
  • 1 mile(s) from Bellefonte Country Club
  • 1 mile(s) from Cinemark Movies 10
  • 2 mile(s) from Paramount Arts Center
  • 3 mile(s) from Highland Museum
  • 4 mile(s) from Kings Daughters Hospital
  • 8 mile(s) from Lake Vesuvius, National Park
  • 14 mile(s) from Greenbo State Park
  • 18 mile(s) from Camden Amusement Park


  • Adjacent to Golden Corral®, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Breakfast is served on Saturdays and Sundays only.
  • .1 mile(s) from Arby's®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • .2 mile(s) from McDonalds®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • .7 mile(s) from O'Charley's, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Steaks, chicken, and seafood
  • .7 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Steakhouse Steaks, Chicken & Seafood
  • 1 mile(s) from Cheddar's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Chicken, steaks, and seafood
  • 1 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, chicken, ribs, steaks, seafood and sports bar
  • 1 mile(s) from Fazoli's®, Fast Food, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, pizza, salad and subs
  • 1 mile(s) from Kentucky Cafe, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1 mile(s) from Texas Roadhouse, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, steaks, salad, chicken, seafood, beer and liquor
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Giovanni's, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, pizza, sandwiches, salad and baked dishes
  • 2 mile(s) from Bob Evans, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, family restaurant with full breakfast, meats and vegetables


  • 2 mile(s) from Ashland Community College
  • 22 mile(s) from Marshall University

Nearby Cities

  • 0.5 mile(s) from Russell
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Bellefonte
  • 1 mile(s) from Westwood
  • 3 mile(s) from Ironton, OH
  • 3 mile(s) from Flatwoods
  • 3 mile(s) from Raceland
  • 4 mile(s) from Wurtland
  • 10 mile(s) from South Point, OH
  • 14 mile(s) from Greenup
  • 15 mile(s) from Huntington, WV
  • 25 mile(s) from Portsmouth, OH


  • 2 mile(s) from car rental with free delivery
  • 2 mile(s) from Amtrak train station
  • 3 mile(s) from Greyhound bus terminal
  • 15 mile(s) from Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field
  • 69 mile(s) from Yeager Airport
  • Free local shuttle from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Hours of operation subject to change. Complimentary transportation to and from the Huntington Tri-State Airport.