Find the perfect blend of comfort and originality at our hotel in the Wausau River District

Jefferson Street Inn, a member of Radisson Individuals, invites you to unwind in the heart of Wausau. Situated in the vibrant River District and connected to the Third Street Lifestyle Center, our hotel is a great starting point for discovering the unique mix of shopping, nightlife, and waterfront entertainment within walking distance. Stroll over to the 400 Block to explore the Thursday market or to The Grand Theater for a comedy show, and then head back to the hotel for dinner at one of the adjoining restaurants.

After a day on the slopes at Granite Peak Ski Area, return to the hotel and warm up in our indoor hot tub. Kids love splashing around in the indoor pool, and corporate travelers can stay energized with a workout in our fitness center. Breakfast is complimentary for up to two hotel guests per room from 6 am to 9 am and available to additional guests for a small fee. We also offer a free shuttle to and from Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) and other destinations within a five-mile radius of the hotel.

Recharge in our comfortable rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi

Elegant design and modern amenities like free Wi-Fi make our 99 rooms and suites your top choice for a stay in downtown Wausau. A minibar, a microwave, and a fridge help keep refreshments at your fingertips. After a busy day, stretch out on a plush bed and choose from the cable channels on the flat-screen TV. We also offer premium rooms with upgrades, such as a whirlpool and a fireplace.

King Bed

  •  335 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
After a busy day, unwind in this standard room with a drink from the minibar and a snack heated in the microwave.

2 Queen Beds

  •  335 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Traveling with friends? You can spread out in this standard room with free Wi-Fi and a minibar.

Premium Room-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Upgrade your Wausau getaway by booking this plush room with a sleeper sofa.

1 Bedroom Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  667 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
For all the comforts of home, choose our largest suite, which offers a living room, whirlpool, and well-equipped kitchenette.

Premium 1 Bedroom Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  772 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
A seating area with a fireplace and flat-screen TV make this suite the perfect fit for family or friends.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  •  900 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Looking for a home away from home? Reserve an extended-stay suite with a kitchenette and dining room.

Extended Stay Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  800 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Pamper yourself when you reserve this special suite with a whirlpool, kitchenette, and living room.
Planning a wedding or corporate event in downtown Wausau? Our conference center features gorgeous views of the River District and space for more than 700 guests. From boardrooms to ballrooms, our eight venues span 8,000 square feet and include up-to-date audiovisual equipment. For help with details like catering, decor, and setup, consult our professional events team.


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Restaurant and bar

Jefferson Street Inn, a Member of Radisson Individuals - City Grill
Featuring an extensive menu with everything from savory entrees to decadent desserts, City Grill is sure to delight everyone in your group. Our restaurant also features a bar with signature cocktails.

Opening hours

11 am–9 pm | Sunday–Thursday

11 am–10 pm | Friday and Saturday

You’ll love staying in the center of the Wausau River District, where you can walk to beautiful places like Barker-Stewart Island and Isle of Ferns Park. For an indoor adventure, schedule a tour of Bull Falls Brewery or try your hand at creating a masterpiece at the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. If you’re planning a ski trip, our free shuttle can take you to Granite Peak Ski Area inside Rib Mountain State Park. Explore these destinations during your stay:

The Grand Theater

0.14 mi / 0.23 km from the hotel
Catch a hit Broadway show or a world-renowned performance like Stomp at this historical performing arts theater.

Monk Botanical Gardens

2.1 mi / 3.37 km from the hotel
You’ll find an urban oasis just north of downtown Wausau when you visit these gardens, which feature a Japanese-style meditation garden, a fully accessible treehouse, and several trails that take you past wildflowers and nature-inspired sculptures.

Wausau River District

0.12 mi / 0.2 km from the hotel
From boutique shops and cafes to summer concerts and the popular Chalkfest, Wausau’s entertainment district along the Wisconsin River has something for everyone. Be sure to grab a cupcake from Sweet Lola’s and then walk to Big Bull Falls Park for waterfront views.

Granite Peak Ski Area

3.16 mi / 5.08 km from the hotel
Part of Rib Mountain State Park, this ski area caters to all skill levels with everything from bunny slopes to black diamond runs. After a day on the slopes or in the terrain park, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate by the fireplace in the lounge.

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

0.8 mi / 1.28 km from the hotel
Snow is sculpted into fantastic shapes every winter at this free museum, which also hosts the internationally famous Birds in Art exhibit each autumn.

Mullins Cheese

16.93 mi / 27.24 km from the hotel
No visit to Wisconsin is complete without a cheesy souvenir to celebrate the land of the Cheese Heads. Take a break for some crispy fried cheese curds and browse the retail store for dairy goodness at Mullins Cheese.
201 Jefferson Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403, United States

You’ll appreciate our location just two miles from I-39/US-51 and about 20 minutes from Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA). For your convenience, we offer a complimentary airport shuttle and area shuttle to businesses within five miles of the hotel (based on availability). Take advantage of our free covered parking, and explore downtown on foot or aboard a Metro Ride bus.

From I-39 N

By car:

If you’re traveling north on I-39, take exit 192 toward Stewart Avenue. Merge onto WI-52 E, and then take a slight left onto Slough Bridge/Washington Street. Turn left onto 1st Street, followed by a right turn onto Jefferson Street. The hotel will be on the right.