Best Western

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

1 N Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901-4810
Phone: 920/230-1900   |   Fax: 920/230-6282   |   176 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Nestled on the banks of the Fox River in downtown Oshkosh, lies the beautiful Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center. In May 2013, a major $13 million renovation of the hotel was completed. The hotel features eight floors with 176 guest rooms, most of which have scenic views of the Fox River and/or Lake Winnebago. Amenities include an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, game room, business center, casual dining and cocktail lounge with outdoor patio, riverside boardwalk and so much more. The hotel and convention center, combined, provide over 25,000 sq. ft. of meeting space with the flexibility of 18 breakout rooms. Convention meeting space provides beautiful views of the Fox River.

Experience the Ground Round® at Rivers Edge Bar and Grill. This fun filled lounge and eatery features dining on the riverside patio (weather permitting), large windows that overlook the water, private dining and nightly specials. Bring your boat and tie up along one of the many piers located right in front of the hotel.

There is no other choice when looking for a place to relax, meet or socialize in Oshkosh. The hotel is located just minutes from E.A.A., home of the nation's largest airshow and, within walking distance of the scenic downtown providing many shops, restaurants and lounges. Enjoy a stroll on the river walk to the Leach Amphitheater featuring live entertainment most Thursday nights in the summer or to the scenic Wiowash trail up river. The hotel is just the right place for any occasion!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless Internet Access in Public Areas
  • Airport Courtesy Shuttle Available
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site, Ground Round at River's Edge
  • Cocktail lounge, Ground Round at River's Edge on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Select from an extensive menu of appetizers, burgers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, full-size dinners and drinks. Enjoy great food in a casual atmosphere.
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Hot tub, whirlpool
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour, cardiovascular equipment, fully equipped
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Rowing machine
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Porterage/bell services available, during peak check-in & check-out times
  • Dry cleaning, same day service available
  • Express check out
  • Cable or satellite television, All broadcasts are in HD
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms. All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access.
  • Business center, 24-hour, complimentary
  • Printer available
  • Fax services, nominal fee
  • Fax machine
  • Computer, available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services
  • Meeting facilities, the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center has 21,337 square footage of meeting space. Modem-datport available in meeting rooms.
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom, there are three ballrooms at the hotel/convention center. Athearn Ballroom, Paul L & Leander Choate
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services, portable shower bench
  • Hearing impaired services, TTY/TDD Phones
  • Physically challenged facilities: Ramps, grab bars, roll-in showers, visual alarms, door knock lights.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, nominal fee $3.00. Ground level of ramp
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Local shuttle
  • Outdoor parking, nominal fee $3.00 Trailers @ Convention Ctr
  • Garage parking, nominal fee $3.00
  • Paid parking, 3.00 USD, Parking nominal fee is $3.00, per night. Surface parking east of the Convention Center, 1/2 block away, is available for trucks and vehicles with trailers.
  • Truck/RV and Motor coach parking, nominal fee $3.00 East of the Conv. Ctr.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Storage space, complimentary

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

Take advantage of the savings and fun with these 3 package deals available at the best western premier waterfront hotel & convention center in Oshkosh.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

Wedding or Anniversary Romance 1 Night

Plan a special evening for just the two of you. Relax and reconnect or end your day in style. Includes a one-night stay for two, a bottle of champagne or wine, one dozen roses, and a box of Oaks Chocolates.

Reserve Package

Stay and Play Package 1 Night

Enjoy a night out with the kids. This package is ideal for families. Includes a one-night stay for two adults and up to two children ages 15 and under, a dining voucher for the hotel restaurant, caramel crisp caramel corn, 20 ounce bottles of soda, and a roll of quarters for our Game Room.

Reserve Package

Romantic Escape Package 1 Night

Indulge yourself with a romantic getaway. The perfect escape anytime! Includes a one-night stay for two, a bottle of champagne or wine, a box of Oaks Chocolate, and a Ground Round dining and cocktail voucher.

Reserve Package

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

Conveniently located, the best western premier waterfront hotel & convention center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin 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: 44.014163  /  Latitude: -88.538093


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Milwaukee. Take Highway 41 North. Take Exit 116 - Highway 44 East. This turns into South Park Avenue. Turn left onto South Main Street. Proceed over the Fox River. The Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center is on the left.

From: Madison. Take Highway 151 to Waupun. Take Exit 148 - Highway 26 North. Take the exit for Highway 41 North. Take Exit 116 - Highway 44 East which turns into South Park Avenue. Turn left onto South Main Street. Proceed over the Fox River. Look for the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center on the left.

From: Green Bay. Take Highway 41 South. Take Exit 117 - 9th Avenue East. Turn left onto South Main Street. Proceed over the Fox River. On the left you will see the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center.

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

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

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Founded in 1871, the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh is set in northern Wisconsin on the Fox River in Oshkosh. A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW Oshkosh is a public university featuring bachelor and master degrees.

Wisconsin’s third largest university, UWO has an enrollment of over 13,000 students, and a 174-acre campus. UWO also features three sites listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places: Oviatt House, the William E. Pollock Residence, and the Oshkosh State Normal School Historic District.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.01 mile(s) from Leach Amphitheater, located on the Fox River in downtown Oshkosh, where the water opens up to the breathtaking views of Lake Winnebago, the Leach Amphitheater is a spectacular venue for community festivals, live concerts of all types, and other events.
  • 0.03 mile(s) from Grand Opera House, the 668-seat house has the intimacy of a European-style theater but with outstanding acoustics. The Victorian decor is accentuated with velvet seats, a ladies' warming room, and marble fireplaces. It is the beauty and uniqueness of the hall in every detail that continues to draw artists and audiences from around the world.
  • 1.8 mile(s) from Paine Art Center and Gard, tour the historic Paine Estate. Enjoy the botanical gardens, art collections, and Family Discovery Gallery.
  • 3.5 mile(s) from EAA AirVenture Museum, marvel at aviation innovations in our collection of more than 200 historic airplanes. Witness a piece of history in the Eagle Hangar, our tribute to World War II aviation, and get hands on in the KidVenture Gallery, our exciting interactive gallery for kids of all ages!
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Rebel Alliance Theatre, see a performance by the community theater group. Check out their website for upcoming performances and ticket information.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Fox Cities Performing Art, take in a ballet, opera, drama, music, or comedy. The arts center offers a vast array of traveling national acts such as The Lion King, Blue Man Group, Bill Cosby, and more.
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Gilded Lily, Upscale ladies shopping boutique.
  • 3.70 mile(s) from Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh, all your shopping desires are met here and at outlet prices! Several shopping categories including: apparel, children's apparel, food, footwear, health & beauty, housewares & home furnishings, services, specialties & accessories. Shop at over 40 of your favorite name brand stores including GAP, Eddie Bauer, Nike, Old Navy®, Polo Ralph Lauren®, Tommy Hilfiger®, Coach and more.
  • 20.2 mile(s) from Fox River Mall, offers sensational shopping at over 180 of your favorite stores.
  • 3.20 mile(s) from Mall of Antiques, with over 100 dealers, shoppers will find a wide variety of quality antiques, collectibles, and unique gift items.

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.01 mile(s) from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans, men's or women's athletic events.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Menominee Park & Zoo, Oshkosh's largest park. There are two playgrounds, four picnic shelters, a fishing dock, asphalt walking trail, boat tie-ups, an ice skating rink, and a zoo with over 50 animals.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Pollock Community Water Park, cool off from the summer sun at this great little water park. It's open June through August.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Wiouwash State Trail, The Oshkosh Riverwalk meets the Wiouwash Trail, extending this state trail into the downtown. It is a popular trail used by bicyclists, hikers, horseback riders, and joggers. In the winter, it is used by cross country skiers and snowmobilers.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from High Cliff State Park, explore nature around Wisconsin's largest lake, Lake Winnebago.

Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

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