201 N. 17th Avenue
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401-4224
United States


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Hotel Overview

Welcome to Best Western Plus Wausau Tower Inn. The newest hotel in Wausau and surrounding area.

Combining the personal attention of a small hotel with the confidence you'll feel staying with a name you trust, each of the 60 tastefully-appointed rooms and suites include a complimentary full hot breakfast, in-room mini-refrigerators and microwaves and stand-up showers with organic Aloe Vera based bath amenities. Other hotel amenities include free high-speed Internet, fitness center, business center, meeting rooms and guest laundry.

Some of our unique rooms feature in-room infrared sauna and fitness equipment to provide a safe and healthy stay for our guests.

We invite you to our 17th Avenue Grill & Lounge for some delicious food and crafted drinks right here at the property.

We are conveniently located at the intersection US Highway 51/ Interstate I-39 and Highway 29. We are just a few minutes away from downtown Wausau, Granite Peak Ski Hill, Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) and major businesses like Aspirus Health and Marshfield Clinic campuses, Greenheck® Fan Corporation, United Healthcare, Kolbe & Kolbe®, TAK Communication, Maratech International, Dudley Tower, Church Mutual and Liberty Insurance.

Newly renovated February 2021. Complementary Starbucks Coffee served all day. Guest rooms finished with disinfectant spray & sealed for protection. High traffic areas sprayed throughout the day. Hand sanitizer available throughout the hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Modified Breakfast Service & Selections (varies by hotel)

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.3 mile(s) from Aspirus, is one the largest healthcare providers in the Central Wisconsin
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Marshfield Clinic, is one of the largest healthcare providers in Central Wisconsin
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork CO, founded back in 1946 this established company loves to hire graduates from Northcentral Technical College, with 32.2% of its employees having attended Northcentral Technical College. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co is a great place to work and is featured as number 7 on Zippia's list of Best Companies to Work for in Wausau, WI.
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Greenheck, Greenheck’s systems and products are used in commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. We began as a fan company in 1947. Today, we design and manufacture a comprehensive line of top performing equipment and accessories that move, control and condition air.
  • 3.5 mile(s) from UAS Laboratories, United Agricultural Services Laboratories, commonly referred to as UAS Laboratories, is a private biotechnology company headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, USA. It formulates and markets probiotics for both domestic and international markets.
  • 7.7 mile(s) from Wausau Supply, Wausau Supply has been around for a long time. It was founded back in 1947. This established company loves to hire graduates from Northcentral Technical College, with 17.5% of its employees having attended Northcentral Technical College. Wausau Supply is a great place to work and is featured as number 6 on Zippia's list of Best Companies to Work for in Wausau, WI.
  • 4.6 mile(s) from HSU'S Ginseng Enterprises, Based in Wisconsin, Hsu's Ginseng Enterprises is a small health care company with only 60 employees and an annual revenue of $30.0M.
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Eastbay, is an American supplier of athletic footwear, apparel and sports equipment, which sells by direct mail. Since 1997, it has been the direct-to-mail division of the F. W. Woolworth Company, now known as Foot Locker, Inc.
  • 0.9 mile(s) from MBX Packaging Specialists, Based in Wisconsin, MBX Packaging Specialists is a small manufacturing company with only 175 employees and an annual revenue of $15.0M.
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Wausau Steel, Based in Wisconsin, WAUSAU STEEL is a small finance company with only 175 employees and an annual revenue of $35.0M.
  • 3.9 mile(s) from Wausau Coated Products, Wausau Coated Products is a small manufacturing company based in Wisconsin with only 90 employees and an annual revenue of $30.0M.
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Van Ert Electric, Van Ert Electric has been around for a long time. It was founded back in 1964. This established company loves to hire graduates from Fox Valley Technical College, with 18.2% of its employees having attended Fox Valley Technical College.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Midstate Contracting, We provide mechanical contracting, fabrication and installation services nationwide including: material conveyance systems, dust collection systems, pollution control piping and more.
  • 3.7 mile(s) from Linetec, Linetec is the nation’s largest independent architectural metals finishing company. We offer the highest quality and reliability in high-performance architectural coatings, including fluoropolymer PVDF (Kynar) paint, powder paint and eco-friendly acid etch anodize. In addition to the 50000 colors in our library, we offer custom options and specialty finishes such as Brushed Anodize, Copper Anodize, Wood Grain finishes and textured Terra Cotta coatings.


  • 3.7 mile(s) from Granite Peak Ski Area, Ski
  • 2.1 mile(s) from Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Arts Block/Grand Theatre, Art, performance and theater
  • 6 mile(s) from Nine Mile Forest, Hiking and Biking
  • 6 mile(s) from Logger's Landing Indoor, Water-park
  • 1.9 mile(s) from Historical Museums
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Rib Mountain State Park
  • 3.7 mile(s) from Sylvan Tubing Hill, Ski, tubing and family fun activities


  • 17th Avenue Grill, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, featuring great food, service and American Cuisine.
  • 1 mile(s) from Milwaukee Burger Company, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Panera Bread, on premises, Deli, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 1.8 mile(s) from Northcentral Technical Co, Northcentral Technical College is a public community college in Wausau, Wisconsin. It is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System.
  • 10.9 mile(s) from Marathon High School, Marathon High School is a public secondary school located in Marathon City, Wisconsin, United States. It has an enrollment of roughly 250 students in grades 9 through
  • 1.4 mile(s) from UW-Extension Marathon Cou, We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.
  • 6.5 mile(s) from D C Everest Area, D.C. Everest Area School District, in partnership with the community, is committed to being an innovative educational leader in developing knowledgeable, productive, caring, creative, responsible individuals prepared to meet the challenges of an ever-changing global society.
  • 5.3 mile(s) from National Dental Academy o, "WI State Approved Accelerated Dental Assistant Program. You can change your career and become a Dental Assistant in just 10 Saturdays. We limit our classes to 5-9 students per term. Don't get lost in a class of 20 when you can get the most one on one...
  • 2.3 mile(s) from Wausau Board of Education, The Wausau Board of Education consists of nine community members elected by the citizens of the District. Board members are elected at-large and serve overlapping terms of three years. Board members receive a yearly salary established at the District's Annual Meeting

Nearby Cities

  • 12 mile(s) from Mosinee, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 10 mile(s) from Rothschild, Wisnconsin / Marathon County
  • 7.2 mile(s) from Weston, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 15 mile(s) from Merrill, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Schofield, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 3.7 mile(s) from Rib Moutain, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 30 mile(s) from Stevens Point, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 9.4 mile(s) from Marathon City, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 10.5 mile(s) from Edgar, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 6.9 mile(s) from Stettin, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 10 mile(s) from Rib River, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 16 mile(s) from Hatley, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 22 mile(s) from Aniwa, Wisconsin/ Marathon County
  • 27 mile(s) from Antigo, Wisconsin/ Marathon County


  • 3.4 mile(s) from Granite Peak, Granite Peak is a family-owned mountain in Wisconsin's North Woods, with views that stretch for miles and terrain to explore for days. With high-speed lifts across the entire mountain, you'll get to maximize your time enjoying our 700 feet of vertical and 68 runs—both day and night.
  • 2.1 mile(s) from Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art, The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, known for its internationally renowned Birds in Art exhibition each fall, offers diverse and ever-changing exhibitions year-round, sculpture garden, Art Park, dynamic programs for all ages and life stages, and a commitment to always-free admission that provides barrier-free access to the visual arts.
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Rib Mountain State Park, Fantastic hiking trails with spectacular vistas and unique habitats, nature programs for the family, Summer concerts, and Winter snowshoe events. Reserveable shelters, and a beautiful outdoor event venue. Park concessions open daily during Summer season (Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend), and weekends during Fall (through mid October) with gifts, snacks and more.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from The Grand Theater, North Central Wisconsin's home for the performing arts is The Grand Theater. Located in downtown Wausau, The Grand has it all - from Broadway to Ballet, Comedy to Cirque, Classical, Theatre and so much more!
  • 1.7 mile(s) from Timekeeper Distillery, We are a Wisconsin based Distillery located in the city of Wausau, we feature our own spirits which we make ourselves as well as our own brand of hard seltzer. We believe in community and family and love our pets! Come try our cocktails on our outdoor pet friendly patio!
  • 2.0 mile(s) from Bull Falls Brewery, Developing and implementing software for 20-plus County Social Service Agencies constituted the daily activities of Mike and Don Zamzow during the 90s. The software company, GIT, LLC was operating out of the Buska Insurance building in Rothschild in the early 90s. Then, at Christmas in 1998, an apparently insignificant event happened which ultimately became a life changer for both partners and their families.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Yawkey House Museum, Stunning details and a commitment to quality are evident in both the interior and exterior of the Yawkey House Museum. The exterior showcases Classical Revival architecture with stately lines and original decorative elements, and also includes a beautiful outdoor sunken garden with a carriage house unique to the needs of the early twentieth century. Inside, experience the style and warmth of Arts and Crafts influenced design with built-in cabinetry and extraordinary stained glass features.
  • 1.9 mile(s) from Monk Botanical Gardens, Central Wisconsin's only botanical garden located on the north end of Wausau, WI. The Gardens currently features a Memory Plaza, Wildflower Woods, Meditation Garden, outdoor Kitchen Portage, raised garden beds used for education, fully accessible Tree-house, and aerated pond. Numerous trails, some marked with distance posts, lead through the property, which can be visited free of charge. A wide variety of trees, many of them memorials, and other colorful plantings dot the landscape.
  • 2.9 mile(s) from Sylvan Tubing Hill, We had a beautiful day and tons of fun tubing on this hill. We went shortly after it opened so, beat the crowds. Workers there were very friendly and helpful. Loved being able to be towed up the hill. Made it easier for grandparents to share the experience. Good time had by all. Will be back
  • 5.4 mile(s) from Willow Springs Garden, In 2001, the Town of Maine chose to build a new Town hall. After much planning we were successful in getting the building moved to the garden grounds. It is now fully restored for others to enjoy on our historical preservation site
  • 5.2 mile(s) from Nine Mile Forest, This is the crown jewel of our county forest system at just over 4900 acres. Nine Mile is intensively managed for multiple uses including sustainable timber harvests, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, horseback riding, hiking, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing to name a few. This unit is located just southwest of Wausau with access off of Co. Hwy. KK, Springbrook Road, Hollywood Road and Red Bud Road, which transects the forest unit. There is a large formal parking area and Chalet building
  • 2.2 mile(s) from State Park Speedway, If you're in the area and enjoy a good race, this is the place to be. They offer a great bar, good food, and always a good show with many local drivers, and many that travel quite long way. Many many improvements done in recent years.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Woodson History Center, The A.P. and Leigh Yawkey Woodson house, built in 1914 is home to our administrative offices, research library, exhibits and gift shop. Exhibits describe various aspects of Marathon County history. Our core exhibit, Our Stories: The History of Marathon County, highlights how people arrived here, and how they worked and played. Other exhibits change periodically.


  • 1.3 mile(s) from Second Peek Boutique, Women's Clothing, Accessories, Shoe Stores
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Nicole's Boutique, Women's Clothing, Accessories
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Shepherd & Schaller Sport, Bikes, Outdoor Gear, Sports Wear
  • 1.4 mile(s) from The Local, Gift Shop
  • 1.3 mile(s) from T J Maxx, Department store
  • 2.8 mile(s) from Gordmans, Department Stores, Home Decor, Women's Clothing
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Isaac's Fine Apperal, Women's Clothing, Accessories
  • 6.9 mile(s) from Cedar Creek Factory Store, Shopping Centers
  • 1 block(s) from Trigs, Grocery store walking distance from hotel. Right across the street
  • 0.03 mile(s) from County Market, Grocery store
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Starbucks, Coffee shop
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Holiday Gas station, Gas Station
  • 3.2 mile(s) from Walmart Supercenter, Department Stores, Grocery


  • 50 mile(s) from Rhinelander Oneida County Airport
  • 14 mile(s) from Central Wisconsin Airport
  • 2.1 mile(s) from Rib Mountain