BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn

2400 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31204-1779
Phone: 478/743-6311   |   Fax: 478/743-9420   |   115 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Visit the 'Cherry Blossom Capital of the World' in Georgia and stay at this interior corridor BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn in Macon. We are located in the heart of Georgia off of Interstate 75. Our hotel provides easy access to local tourist attractions including the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and the Macon Coliseum. Guests traveling on business will appreciate the close proximity to corporate locations such as the Cigna Corporate Center, the Georgia Farm Bureau and McDonnell Douglas. All newly renovated guest rooms feature high-speed Internet access and cable television with HBO®. Guests can enjoy cocktails at the onsite lounge. Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, exercise facility, meeting facilities and a complimentary full breakfast. Pets are also welcome. The BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn is one mile from downtown Macon featuring a variety of restaurants and numerous shops. Guests of the hotel will also be close to the Tubman Museum and the Museum of Arts and Sciences. While in town, guests can enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival in March or listen to music at the Southern Jubilee. Make a reservation today and save at our BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Complimentary USA Today newspaper
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility
  • Guest laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car rental desk
  • Interior corridor
  • Safe deposit box
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Secretarial services
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • High-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western riverside inn in Macon, Georgia 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: 32.868705  /  Latitude: -83.659035


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 75. Take Exit 167, Pierce Avenue. Turn left on Riverside Drive and travel a quarter mile to the BEST WESTERN Riverside Inn.

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

Barrington Hall Golf

Found in Macon, the Barrington Hall Golf Course offers an 18-hole, outstanding course in central Georgia. In fact, Barrington Hall was recently recognized as “one of Georgia’s top 10 courses.”

During your visit, shoot for par and take notice of the scenic surrounds – the course is found within a wealth of tall, Georgia pines and Crenshaw Bent Grass greens. Barrington Hall also houses a clubhouse, driving range, and PGA facility as well, lending to its popularity.

Big Lazer Creek

Located in central Georgia, Big Lazer Creek features ample amounts of outdoor recreation and family-fun. In fact, anglers frequently cast their lines out into the 193-acre lake, reeling in largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, channel catfish, and crappie.

Additionally, Big Lazer Creek features a two lane-boat ramp for extended fishing and lake exploration. Further outdoor activities and attractions include a fishing pier, picnic tables, and of course, scenic views.

Middle Georgia Regional Airport

Set in Bibb County, Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN) is set in central Georgia, and primarily serves the Macon metropolitan area. Owned by the City of Macon, MCN is a public, primary commercial service airport.

Encompassing over 1,100 acres, MCN features two runways and passenger services to Atlanta and Orlando by Silver Airways. Formerly the Lewis B. Wilson Municipal Airport and Macon Municipal Airport, MCN is also served by cargo airline Flight Express, Inc.

Ocmulgee National Monument

On your next trek through Georgia, head to the central region and visit Macon, where you'll find the Ocmulgee National Monument. Easily accessed via I-16, the Ocmulgee National Monument is a premier and historic site in the area, as it lives to preserve the Native American population of the area. 

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, the Ocmulgee National Monument features seven different mounds for guests to see. The tallest of the mounds, reaching 55 feet high, is the Great Temple Mound. Explore the museum at the Ocmulgee National Monument where you'll find a display of more than 2,000 artifacts

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from downtown Macon
  • 1 mile(s) from Centreplex
  • 1 mile(s) from Sidney's Carriage Tours
  • 2 mile(s) from Cherry Blossom Festival
  • 2 mile(s) from Antebellum Trail
  • 2 mile(s) from Macon Coliseum
  • 2 mile(s) from Ocmulgee National Monument and Park
  • 3 mile(s) from Ocmulgee Indian Mounts
  • 3 mile(s) from historic Macon
  • 3 mile(s) from Macon Little Theater
  • 3 mile(s) from Middle Georgia Art Association
  • 3 mile(s) from Hay House
  • 3 mile(s) from Cannonball House
  • 3 mile(s) from Sidney Lanier Cottage
  • 3 mile(s) from Georgia Music Hall of Fame
  • 3 mile(s) from Tubman Museum
  • 4 mile(s) from Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
  • 4 mile(s) from Monument to Women of the Confederacy
  • 4 mile(s) from Confederate Monument
  • 5 mile(s) from Museum of Arts and Sciences
  • 10 mile(s) from Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area
  • 15 mile(s) from Jarrell Plantation
  • 20 mile(s) from Robins Air Force Base
  • 5 mile(s) from Colonial Mall

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 18 mile(s) from Byron
  • 20 mile(s) from Forsyth
  • 20 mile(s) from Warner Robins
  • 30 mile(s) from Perry
  • 67 mile(s) from Cordele
  • 75 mile(s) from Atlanta
  • 140 mile(s) from Valdosta
  • 1 mile(s) from Cigna Corporate Center
  • 2 mile(s) from Downtown District
  • 2 mile(s) from Medical Center
  • 3 mile(s) from IBM Corporate Center
  • 3 mile(s) from Macon Centre
  • 3 mile(s) from Charter Medical Center
  • 4 mile(s) from Georgia Farm Bureau
  • 10 mile(s) from Colonial Mall
  • 10 mile(s) from E.Ocmulgee Industrial
  • 12 mile(s) from McDonnell Douglas
  • 20 mile(s) from Robins Air Force Base
  • 2 mile(s) from Mercer University
  • 10 mile(s) from Macon College

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Nearby Restaurants

  • Lounge, on premises
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Loco's Deli
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Captain D's Seafood
  • 0.3 mile(s) from La Fiesta, Mexican
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Arby's
  • 0.5 mile(s) from New York Subs
  • 0.5 mile(s) from S&S Cafeteria
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Applebees Bar and Grill
  • 1 mile(s) from Steak-Out
  • 1 mile(s) from Wendy's
  • 2 mile(s) from McDonald's
  • 2 mile(s) from Pizza Hut
  • 2 mile(s) from Burger King
  • 3 mile(s) from Checkers Drive-thru
  • 3 mile(s) from Chick-Fil-A
  • 3 mile(s) from Hardee's
  • 3 mile(s) from Krystal
  • 3 mile(s) from KFC
  • 3 mile(s) from Papa John's Pizza
  • 3 mile(s) from Subway, Fast Food
  • 3 mile(s) from Taco Bell, Fast Food
  • 15 mile(s) from Whistle Stop CafĂ©, open for: lunch, dinner, home of the Fried Green Tomatoes Movie, near Jarrell Plantation

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 Macon. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2015

March 21 - November 21, 2015
Augusta Saturday Market by the River

Stop by Augusta's Riverwalk Entrance to explore freshly baked goods, roasted coffee, fresh fruit, and artisan crafts. The market is held every Saturday from 9 to 2.

April 2015

April 10, 2015
Swing for the Cure Golf Classic

All proceeds from this golf classic at Warner Robins go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

May 2015

May 1 - 3, 2015
Spring Stroll of Macon's Houses & Gardens

Take self-guided tours while exploring Macon's historic houses and secret gardens.

May 2, 2015
Pine Tree Festival & Timber Exposition

Highlights of this Swainsboro event includes pageants, auto races, golf tournaments, and arts & crafts vendors.

June 2015

June 6, 2015
Easter Seals West Georgia Walk With Me 2015

Easter Seals hosts this Columbus walk/run event. Walk or run along the Columbus Riverwalk and enjoy live music, magicians, and costumed characters afterwards.

July 2015

July 25, 2015
Macon Bragg Jam

This memorial to Macon brothers Braxx and Tate Bragg features concerts, arts, kid's events, and the Ocmulgee Adventure Race.

July 11 - November 8, 2015
Columbus Museum Second Saturday

For the summer and fall, the Columbus Museum offers free art programs for families each 2nd Saturday of the month.

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