BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn

57 S Gilbert Street, Danville, IL 61832-6227
Phone: 217/431-0020   |   Fax: 217/431-8980   |   42 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 1:00 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
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Outdoor pool heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 28 mile(s) from Urbana
  • 34 mile(s) from Champaign
  • 34 mile(s) from Hoopeston
  • 38 mile(s) from Crawfordsville, Indiana
  • 45 mile(s) from Rantoul
  • 58 mile(s) from Terre Haute, Indiana
  • 80 mile(s) from Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 198 mile(s) from Chicago
  • 2 mile(s) from Quaker Oats
  • 2 mile(s) from Danville Metal Stamping, Oakwood Ave. Facility
  • 2 mile(s) from UBID Customer Service
  • 2 mile(s) from Bunge North America
  • 5 mile(s) from Sygma
  • 5 mile(s) from U.S. Can
  • 5 mile(s) from Alcoa
  • 5 mile(s) from Fiberteq
  • 6 mile(s) from ThyssenKrupp - Presta Division
  • 6 mile(s) from ThyssenKrupp Gerlach
  • 6 mile(s) from McClane Midwest, Distribution Center
  • 6 mile(s) from Danville Metal Stamping, Martin St. Facility
  • 6 mile(s) from Walgreens Accounting Dept
  • 6 mile(s) from Jack in the Box, Distribution Center
  • 6 mile(s) from Autozone Distribution
  • 6 mile(s) from HeatCraft Refrigeration
  • 6 mile(s) from Central States Distribution
  • 33 mile(s) from University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign Campus
  • 38 mile(s) from Wabash College, Crawfordsville Indiana
  • 65 mile(s) from Purdue University, West Lafayette Campus

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

BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Danville. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2015

April 12, 2015
2015 A Nation Mourns, April 15, 1865

The Lincoln Heritage Memorial will be observing 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination with an afternoon's worth of historical speakers, interpretive portrayals, and more. The event begins at 2 p.m.

June 2015

June 11 - June 13, 2015
Steamboat Days Festival

Held on the Riverfront in downtown Peoria, Steamboat Days Festivals combines a carnival, food and drinks, entertainment, and more for three days.

June 5-7, 2015
2015 Lincoln's Pigs & Swigs

For three days in June, downtown Lincoln becomes a hub for great food, beverages, live music, a market place, and the Up in Smoke KC BBQ competition. Event times vary by day.

June 20, 2015
2015 Relay For Life of Logan County

Join Lincoln residents as they trek through Logan County for a great cause. The startling line can be found at Lincoln College and the event begins at 12 p.m.

July 2015

July 17 - 19, 2015
Countrylife Music Festival

Central Illinois's biggest country music festival kicks off near the Peoria riverfront. Top headlining acts and tons of food entertain.

July 2015

July 18 & 19, 2015
2015 Arts in the Park

Get out and enjoy the sunshine at Latham Park in Lincoln, where a host of groumet food trucks, live music, beverages, and, of course, a variety of art displays call home for two days. The event begins at 10 a.m.

August 2015

August 2-9, 2015
2015 Logan County Fair

This event features a week's worth of horse races, art displays, agricultural displays, a demolition derby, and plenty of tasty treats for the whole family. The event is hosted at the Logan Country Fair Grounds.

August 28 & 29, 2015
2015 Lincoln Balloon Festival

Witness the unparalleled views of hot air balloons taking flight – with rides, live music, family activities, and plenty of food rounding out this unique event. Event start times are TBA.

September 2015

September 11 & 12, 2015
2015 Atlanta Fall Festival

An ideal, family-friendly event with food, carnival rides, children's activities, and even a parade. The festival is held in downtown Atlanta.

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