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Best Western On the River

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Welcome to the Best Western On the River! Location, location, location! 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 Caf, Becky Thatchers Diner, Mark Twain Dinette, Rumor Has It, Ole Planters Restaurant, Finns 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 Sawyers Creek. The Best Western On the Rivers 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 Americas Hometown has to offer.

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401 N 3rd Street
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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401 N 3rd Street
United States

What's nearby?


  • 20 mile(s) from Quincy, IL

  • 70 mile(s) from Nauvoo, IL

  • 98 mile(s) from Columbia

  • 100 mile(s) from St Louis

  • 100 mile(s) from Springfield, IL

  • 106 mile(s) from Jefferson City

  • 108 mile(s) from Burlington, IA

  • 147 mile(s) from Lake of the Ozark

  • 295 mile(s) from Branson

  • 300 mile(s) from Chicago, IL

  • 300 mile(s) from Indianapolis, IN

  • 383 mile(s) from Louisville, KY

  • 461 mile(s) from Nashville, TN

  • 477 mile(s) from Little Rock, AR

  • 512 mile(s) from Green Bay, WI

  • 641 mile(s) from Minneapolis, MN

  • 670 mile(s) from Atlanta, GA

  • 679 mile(s) from Dallas, TX

  • 864 mile(s) from Houston, TX

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Continental Cement Company

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Altorfer Inc..

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Buckhorn Industries, rubber products

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Watlow Industries

  • 5.00 mile(s) from General Mills

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Hannibal Clinic

  • 5.00 mile(s) from James E. Cary Cancer Center

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Hannibal Regional Hospital

  • 9.00 mile(s) from BASF Corporation, Hannibal site

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Pace Industries Leggett & Platt Aluminum Group

  • 2 mile(s) from Hannibal-LaGrange College

  • 3 mile(s) from Moberly Area Community College, Hannibal campus

  • 20 mile(s) from Quincy University

  • 20 mile(s) from John Wood Community College

  • 20 mile(s) from Vatterott College

  • 20 mile(s) from Blessing Rieman College of Nursing

  • 30 mile(s) from Culver-Stockton College

  • 70 mile(s) from Moberly Area Community College, Moberly campus

  • 80 mile(s) from Westminster College

  • 100 mile(s) from University of Missouri

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 961 traveller reviews
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18/07/2019 walt42, Harrisonville, Missouri

Standard rooms, clean but very humid. AC was cold enough, just very humid. All rooms open into a central courtyard that is divided into two spaces by the center walkway/elevator column. One side has a... more

Owner Response
Grace D, General Manager at Best Western On The River, responded to this review
Thank you for staying with us! We appreciate your feedback.

“ Great Value - River View”

13/07/2019 Buzzard100, Santa Cruz, California

We were delighted with this comfortable, clean room. And do request a room with a river view! The service team was very accommodating. The price very reasonable. The location of the property is ... more

Owner Response
Grace D, General Manager at Best Western On The River, responded to this review
Thank you ! We appreciate your feedback ! We are looking forward to future visits.

1 night stay

09/07/2019 PamKai,

We only stayed 1 night. We got in 9pm. We quickly got on our swim suits and walked over to the main building only to be told the pool closed at 9pm. We were so disappointed. Every hotel we have stayed... more

Owner Response
Grace D, General Manager at Best Western On The River, responded to this review
We are sorry you did not get to enjoy the pool after 9pm. We have the pool hours listed on all of our websites and in the pool areas and the staff informs guests at check in as well. Thank you for the review of the rest of the hotel. We appreciate your feedback

Handicap room

07/07/2019 Jrntucson, Tucson, Arizona

Don’t let the name fool you, it’s not on the river! It would be a 5 star if it was! Great staff. Very clean room. Room 130 had 2 queen beds, walk in shower. Only problem here was the breakfast. The e... more

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Grace D, General Manager at Best Western On The River, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback.

Best Western on the River

06/07/2019 Ray S, Westphalia, Kansas

It's a very good hotel with one major flaw. There's never hot water for the tub in the new building. Have to get hot water out of the sink and dump in the tub. Otherwise it's in a very good location,... more

Owner Response
Grace D, General Manager at Best Western On The River, responded to this review
We apologize for the inconvenience. We appreciate your feedback.