Best Western Riverside Inn

57 S Gilbert Street, Danville, IL 61832-6227
Phone: +1 217-431-0020   |   Fax: 217/431-8980   |   42 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to Best Western Riverside Inn!

Whether business or pleasure brings you to Danville, the Best Western Riverside Inn, near Kickapoo State Recreation Area and Champaign-Urbana, is a great fit.

Conveniently located off Route 1 and the Interstate 74, this Danville hotel makes it easy to explore all that the area has to offer. Outdoor lovers delight in the fact that this hotel near Danville, Illinois VA is close to three scenic state parks, Kickapoo State Recreation Area, Kennekuk State Park and Forrest Glen Preserve, offering many opportunities for biking, hiking and more. Lake Vermillion, open from Memorial Day to Labor Day is just three miles away. Many guests also choose this Best Western Danville when attending seasonal events like the Covered Bridge Festival in October, the Renaissance Faire and the NJCAA Tournament at the National Junior College.

Close in proximity to restaurants in Danville, Chicago and Champaign-Urbana, the Best Western Riverside Inn is a popular choice for business travelers. This Danville hotel is just minutes from the Provena United Samaritans Medical Center, Veteran Affairs, the Danville Civic Center and the federal and county courthouses. Other local corporations include Autozone, Quaker Oats and Thyssenkrupp.

If you are looking for a hotel in Danville, IL that offers the conveniences of home, you havve come to the right place. The comfortable rooms at the Best Western Riverside Inn boast high-speed wireless Internet access, exclusive Kohler luxury showerheads, plush towels, beds with luxury linens, 27-inch televisions with cable, coffee makers and hairdryers. Our guests start their day with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring eggs, meat, baked goods, yogurt and more. For the ultimate in relaxation, take a dip in our refreshing seasonal outdoor pool.

To experience the best in service and hospitality at an affordable price, contact the Best Western Rivers Inn to book your stay!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Outdoor pool heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Inter corridor
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out, subject to availabilty
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Mail services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee in lobby
  • High-speed Internet access

Best Western Riverside Inn

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Best Western Riverside Inn

Conveniently located, the best western riverside inn in Danville, Illinois 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: 40.120069  /  Latitude: -87.63663


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 74. Take Exit 215B, Gilbert Street, and travel 0.50 miles north to the Best Western Riverside Inn. We are situated on the left side of the road.

Best Western Riverside Inn

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

Kickapoo State Recreation Area

Spanning almost 3,000 acres, Kickapoo State Recreation Area is located in the easternmost region of central Illinois, near Danville and Oakwood. Plan out your next visit to central Illinois and make sure you spend some time explore the great outdoors at Kickapoo. 

Established in 1939, Kickapoo State Recreation Area has it all: scuba diving, hunting, fishing, boat ramps, and even calm waters for canoeing adventures. Bring your hiking boots along and check out some of the excellent hiking at Kickapoo. Many visitors enjoy testing their limits at the Out & Back Running and Hiking Trail – it's 7.6 miles, and yields sterling views of the park.

Orpheum Children's Science Museum

Orpheum Children's Science Museum

Kids will enjoy the Orpheum

The Orpheum Children's Science Museum in downtown Champaign encourages the exploration of science and arts through the many interactive exhibits. Whether kids are learning about electricity production in the Smart Grid exhibit, learning how to care for animals in the Animal Clinic, playing in the Castle Workalot exhibit, or watching the turtles and other critters in the Critter Corner, there is plenty to explore.

The museum also offers special programs and is the perfect place for birthday parties. Best Western hotels offer convenient and comfortable lodging east of Champaign, in Danville. Enjoy your time in Central Illinois. Throughout the spring and summer, catch the very special event, Toddler Tuesday's at the Orpheum, where you'll find exhibits designed for toddlers. 

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.5 mile(s) from Civic Center and Downtown
  • 3 mile(s) from Lake Vermilion, open Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • 3 mile(s) from Magnolia Tree, antiques, reproductions, wood and vintage items
  • 4 mile(s) from Kickapoo State Park
  • 5 mile(s) from Horseback Riding
  • 5 mile(s) from Fishing
  • 5 mile(s) from Danville Area Community College
  • 5 mile(s) from Eastern Illinois Fairgrounds
  • 6 mile(s) from Harrison Park Golf Course
  • 7 mile(s) from Veterans Hospital
  • 8 mile(s) from Off -Track Betting Parlor
  • 8 mile(s) from Vermilion County Speedway, opens in May weather permitting
  • 8 mile(s) from Village Mall, cinemas, arcade, food court, JC Penneys, Sears and Target
  • 12 mile(s) from Lake Mingo, swimming, open Memorial Day to Labor Day
  • 35 mile(s) from Carle Clinic, Level 1 Trama Center
  • 3 mile(s) from Danville Village Mall
  • 33 mile(s) from Champaign Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 10 mile(s) from Kickapoo State Park
  • 12 mile(s) from Kennekuk County Park
  • 13 mile(s) from Forest Glen Preserve
  • 40 mile(s) from Turkey Run, Indiana State Park

Nearby Restaurants

  • 1 mile(s) from Cahill's Family Rest., Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 1 mile(s) from The Heron, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Located in Downtown Danville
  • 1 mile(s) from La Potosina, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Garfield's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 2917 N. Vermilion located in the Danville Village Mall
  • 2 mile(s) from O'Leary's Pub & Rest., Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 3540 N Vermilion
  • 2 mile(s) from Red Lobster, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, 3217 N. Vermilion
  • 3 mile(s) from Possum Trot, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Batestown Rd. off Rt. 150
  • 9 mile(s) from Beef House, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Voted Indiana's Best Steakhouse. On the web at

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