BEST WESTERN RIVER CITIES

31 Russell Plaza Dr., Ashland, KY 41101 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Boyd County
38.49852-82.67718
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4.0/5

Based on 187 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 6.9%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 59 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: 11:00am
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 6.8/10
  • 3 meeting rooms in property

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Check Rates1 King Bed Mobility Accessible Bathtub Full Breakfast
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Check RatesKing Bed or Free Internet in Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Fridge Microwave
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Check RatesMini Suite 1 King Bed or Free Internet in Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Fridge Microwave
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Local Attractions

Ashland Town Center Mall, Paramount Arts Center, Central Park, Pendelton Art Gallery, Greenbo State Park

Customer Reviews of Best Western River Cities

4.0 out of 5. Based on 187 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Welcome to BEST WESTERN River Cities!Situated off Country Music Highway US 23, the BEST WESTERN River Cities is an affordable and comfortable Ashland hotel for business and leisure travel, plus it offers convenient access to AK Steel, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Russell Railroad Days and more.Guests of the BEST WESTERN River Cities will find that each well-appointed guestroom comes complete with all the comforts of home, including cable satellite television with HBO® and free high-speed Internet access. For a great start to the day, a complimentary deluxe hot breakfast is served to hotel guests every morning, and for a great end to the evening, a "cookie break" is offered each night. The on-site outdoor heated swimming pool is a great way to relax and the fully equipped fitness center is the perfect way to get a workout in while traveling on the road.Business and corporate travelers will also enjoy this Ashland hotel's on-site business center, meeting and banquet space that can accommodate up to 100 people, complimentary airport and train station shuttle service and close proximity to area businesses and medical centers, including AK Steel, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, Kings Daughters Medical Center and CSX.Just outside this hotel in Ashland, guests will find plenty of things to do and experience, including downtown Ashland, the Paramount Arts Center and more. In addition, Ashland is also home to popular festivals and events, including the Greenup County Horse Show, Russell Railroad Days, Greenbo Antique Show and Poage Landing Days. Greenup County is also the only county that has two Congressional Medal of Honor winners.No matter what you're traveling to or through Ashland, Kentucky for, the BEST WESTERN River Cities will make your stay truly memorable and enjoyable. Book a stay online and save today on a hotel that features real Southern hospitality, comfortable accommodations and affordable rates.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00pm
Check Out:11:00am
Year of Last Renovation:2017
Floors:3
Rooms:59
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:59
Handicap Rooms:4
Rooms with 1 Bed:26
Rooms with 2 Beds:33
Suites:6
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:3
Meeting Space:25000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 4.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Outdoor heated pool open from Memorial Day to Labor Day 10:00am - 10:00pm. Our pool also has a chair lift for mobility accessibility
Ownership:frank burns
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4pm date of arrival for individual/ 72 hours before arrival for group
Nightly Parking:0
Total Taxes:10.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 1.00%
City Tax: 3.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
only small dogs up to 25lbs are permitted. $20.00 charge per day per pet. only 2 pet rooms on site both 2 queen bed non-smoking on first floor.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Huntington Tri-State Airport, shuttle avaliable with advance notification before arrival

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free full hot breakfast with eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, gravy, fresh fruit, build your own yogurt, cereal, pastries, toast, juice, coffee, tea and more. It is available M-F 6:00am to 10:00am and Sat & Sun 6:00am to 10:30am.

Parking Info

We offer free outdoor parking and have and access road for semi's to park on.

Internet / WiFI

We offer free high speed internet for all of our guests

About Best Western International

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  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Group vs. Individual Rates at Best Western River Cities

Rate fluctuations of Best Western River Cities

The graph above is trends of room rates for both our group rates and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The best group/meeting rate displayed is 16.0% in the month of December 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $116 in the month of January 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western River Cities in a month when rates are lower.

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