Welcome to the Best Western On the River! Location, location, location!
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We are one block up from historic downtown Hannibal and two blocks up from the Mississippi River. The hotel is within walking distance of the Mark Twain boyhood home, museum and riverboat, plus many different bars and restaurants. Bars and restaurants within walking distance include LaBinnah Bistro, The Brick Oven, Mark Twain Brewing Company, Big Muddy BBQ, Java Jive, Christian Ambiance Café, Becky Thatcher's Diner, Mark Twain Dinette, Rumor Has It, Ole Planters Restaurant, Finn's Food and Spirits, and La Azotea Cocktail Lounge.
Downtown also offers a variety of specialty shops such as antiques, boutiques, beauty salons, an art gallery, a gelato shop and book stores. There is also a local B&B Theater that opened in 2009. Along with the movie theater Bluff City opened in 2015 and puts on a variety of plays throughout the year. Hannibal has a minor league baseball team called the Cavemen and they host games during the summer at Clemens Field, which is less than a mile from the Best Western On the River. We are also only two miles away from popular tourist attractions like Mark Twain Cave and family fun park Sawyer's Creek.
The Best Western On the River's main building includes an indoor pool and hot tub, exercise room, free high-speed fiber internet, river view rooms and a free hot breakfast that includes: eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and a waffle maker. Thirty additional rooms have been added to the Best Western On the River as well. The annex building opened in 2015. Across the side street on the same side as the main building. All rooms on the second and third floor of the annex building have river views and the thirty rooms offer two King beds. The annex building also has fiber internet wired and wireless, an exercise room and a guest laundry area. Behind the annex building is our season outdoor pool. Come stay with us, and enjoy the attractions America's Hometown has to offer.
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The facility overall was average, nothing noteworthy either to the positive or negative. The hotel has the definitive, though not overpowering, smell of chlorine thanks to the small, indoor pool. The...
We were on the last night of a 13 day trip and our planned lodging did not work out, so we looked at our planned route home and having been to Hannibal a few years ago knew there were multiple places...
By Jonathan T
Hope, Indiana on 16-Jul-2018
Comfortable, very clean; AC worked well. Breakfast options were good. Plenty of toiletries and towels provided in room. Loved that coffee was always available in area near breakfast room. Nice...
On a long road trip, we stopped in Hannibal when we needed a rest for the night. We were pleasantly surprised by the town! Enjoyed the Mark Twain brewery, a live band playing downtown and cute ice...
Memphis, Tennessee on 13-Jul-2018
Nice place to stay. Within walking distance of the downtown area which is extremely convenient. Has an inside & outside pool also. Nice breakfast. Clean rooms. Weird setup as you walk into motel...