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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No pets allowed
Our room was big, king size bed and room to move around. The location was a block from the historic area of Hannibal. The staff was great. The parking was a little tight. They wouldn't let you take...
Eau Claire, United States on 20-May-2018
I would like to report a recent overcharge that I incurred during a business stay at the Best Western in Hannibal, MO. I work for a rather large engineering firm and I recently booked rooms at the...
By John B
We stopped for the night on a cross-country trip. Had a very nice, clean room for the price charged. We enjoyed walking the nice downtown after dinner at the nearby brewpub. Breakfast was good...
By Dave H
Wheeling, West Virginia on 08-May-2018
Nice hotel located along the river. You can walk to everywhere downtown. Just ask for a room overlooking the river as the rooms on the other side get more noise from the inside. Front desk was always...
Warrensburg, Mo. on 07-May-2018
@I am in a wheelchair and am able to do transfers from the wheelchair to the toilet.
However there were no grab bars by the toilet. I had nothing to hang unto when I did a transfer. My travel...