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Brightwood Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   2407 North Illinois State Route 178, Oglesby, IL 61348
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My wife & I enjoyed a two-weeknight stay at the Brightwood Inn. The proprietors, John & Jo, were welcoming & friendly and served a delicious breakfast each day; it's the first B&B we've booked that offered a choice from two hot entrees each morning. [Just be sure to advise the hosts on any food allergies in your party.] The afternoon... More

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I've stayed in several inns in Europe and the Brightwood Inn although they label themselves a B&B, runs more like a small inn. This is not a bad thing. After reading the reviews, I can see why others felt the service was lacking but really it's just different than a typical B&B where the owners live in the house and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This B and B hit the spot. My wife and I spent two nights here. The location is only a few minutes drive to the parks. The moonlight shining thru the big picture window while laying in the big tub for two was perfect. The owners made is feel at home.

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Joliet, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed in the Mallory Square room. What a wonderful view of both sunset and sunrise. The view is over looking a naturalistic prairie land. It was nice to have the windows shades open all day and night without worry about intrusive on lookers.

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Champaign, Il
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

we really enjoyed our night at the brightwood. the family that runs the inn is very nice and friendly. the inn and grounds are beautifully decorated and well maintained. breakfast is hot and fresh and unique. this is the perfect place to stay for a couple's get away, and a great place to stay for couples who want to hike... More

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Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband didn't want to stay at a B&B, to much close contact you know. This place is a labor of love for the owners. The rooms are spacious and clean, we had our own balcony. There are many sitting areas out and in so you can sit with people or alone. Home made cookies, nice breakfast. The owner gave... More

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Ravenna, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed in the Tortilla room. What a beautiful room and made for romantic get away. The view was great also out of the picture window. The bed was absolutely wonderful, best bed I've ever slept in. Really liked that we had an hour to work with to arrive for breakfast. They asked us to be there between 8:30 and... More

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Chicago
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118 reviews 118 reviews
41 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The Inn has friendly owners, lovely rooms and a great breakfast. It's located just minutes from the entrance to the two state parks and "downtown" Utica as well. I'm not sure what more you could want from a place to stay in this area.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We have stayed many times at the inn. Love it! Very quiet and peaceful. Close to starve rock and very clean. Love all the rooms. My husband and I had a very romantic weekend. The breakfast was filling with homemade muffins and excellent homemade granola.

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DeKalb, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We had such a good experience staying at our first B&B. It was very cozy with a fire place in each room, and a gathering room with a fire place where we visited with friends in a very comfortable setting. Jo and John and Patricia made us feel very welcome and answered our questions about the area very knowledgably (I... More

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Address: 2407 North Illinois State Route 178, Oglesby, IL 61348
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Location: United States > Illinois > Oglesby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Brightwood Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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