Best Western On the River

401 N 3rd Street, Hannibal, MO 63401-3301
Phone: +1 573-248-1150   |   Fax: 573/248-1155   |   77 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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 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.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Outdoor pool Heated outdoor pool
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Mail services, mail box at the front desk
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Inter corridor
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services, at the front desk
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Outdoor parking
  • Free parking One car per room
  • Exercise facility, Open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Paid parking, 50.00 USD, Additional car per room is $50.00 fee a day

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Conveniently located, the best western on the river in Hannibal, Missouri is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 39.711735  /  Latitude: -91.358805


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Lambert Airport, St. Louis Take Interstate 70 West to Highway 61 North. Turn right on Interstate 72 East and take Exit 157, turn right, Mark Twain Avenue runs into Highway 79. The Best Western On The River is located on the right.

From: Quincy Airport. Take Interstate 72 West/US-36 West, take the MO-79/US 36-BR Exit, take Exit 157 toward Louisiana/downtown Hannibal. Turn left onto US-36 BR/US-61 BR/MO-79. The Best Western On The River is located on the right.

From: Burlington, IA. Take US-61 South toward Hannibal. Merge onto Interstate 72 East/US-36 East/US-61 BR South/Mark Twain Avenue via the ramp on the left toward Springfield, IL. Take the US-36-BR/US-61 BR/MO-79 South Exit, then take Exit 157 toward Louisiana. Turn slightly right onto US-36 BR/US-61 BR/Mark Twain Avenue. The Best Western On The River is located on the right.

Best Western On the River

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Hannibal-LaGrange University

Established in 1858, Hannibal-LaGrange University is located near the Mississippi River in the eastern Missouri community of Hannibal. Under the motto “Scientia ad serviendum” or "Knowledge for Service,” the institution enrolls students in degree programs like Communication Arts and Criminal Justice.

The HLGU Trojans don scarlet and navy blue as they compet in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the American Midwest Conference. The list of notable HLGU alumni includes NBA coaching legend Cotton Fitzsimmons.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Twainland Express Sightseeing
  • 0.10 mile(s) from The Mark Twain House & Museum
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Planters Barn Theater, Mark Twain himself shows
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Hannibal Trolley Company, sightseeing tours
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Tom & Huck Statue
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Mark Twain Lighthouse
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Spratt Theater, dinner and show
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Marina Facilities
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Mark Twain River Boat, sightseeing cruises on the Mississippi River
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Molly Brown Birthplace & Museum
  • 0.60 mile(s) from Rockcliffe Mansion
  • 0.10 mile(s) from T'S & Trivia
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Rags To Riches, pawnshop
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Native American Trading
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Ayers Pottery
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Groomingdales, pet boutique
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Hickory Stick Quilt Shop
  • 0.40 mile(s) from The Opened Book, comics, unique creations of gifts, books, incense, candles, jewelry, herbs etc.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Steamboat Shopping Center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Huck Finn Shopping Center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Riverbend Shopping Center
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Quincy Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Clemens Field
  • 0.9 mile(s) from Community Swimming Pool
  • 2.00 mile(s) from YMCA
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Riverview Park
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Mark Twain & Cameron Cave
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Sawyers Creek fun park, 18-hole miniature golf course and bumper boats
  • 3.00 mile(s) from American Legion Golf Club, 9 hole golf course
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Huckleberry Park, skate park tennis,frisbee golf,
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Norwoods Golf Club, 18 hole golf course

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Mark Twain Dinette, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Ole Planters, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Brick Oven, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Breadeaux Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Lulabelles, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Jumping Frog, Deli, American, Open for: lunch,
  • 2 mile(s) from TJ's Supper Club, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Gran Rio, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Royal Garden, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 5 mile(s) from Fiddlestik, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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