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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We have stayed here in the past and been very satisfied. This hotel is definitely an excellent value. Courteous and friendly staff. Excellent location right by the river and shopping. We will...
Madison, Wisconsin on 05-Jan-2019
Fabulous experience...great rate, plesant staff, great breakfast. Location was not far off the highway. If you wanted a quick place to eat there was a restaurant across the street. Parking was a...
I am so amazed with everyone that works here. They are friendly and so accommodating making sure that every guest has the best experience. I would highly recommend this hotel not only for it...
By Tina S
Pittsfield, Illinois on 05-Dec-2018
The location just by the entrance into town and overlooking the River invites to estay at this hotel. It is as comfortable as can be expected of the chain. The rooms are spacious and clean and...
Kansas City, Missouri on 05-Dec-2018
Nice clean hotel walking distance to many Hanibal attractions and restaurants. Breakfast is included and was much more than the usual cereal and bagels. Front desk staff was very helpful and made...