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Brightwood Inn

3.0 of 5 2407 North Illinois State Route 178, Oglesby, IL 61348
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riverwoods, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our recent two-day stay was our first bed-and-breakfast experience, and so our expectations were ill-formed at best. As it turned out, we were the only guests in this small inn for the two days, so we acquired only a somewhat limited sense of the real experience. We felt slightly guilty that the entire place was up and running for just... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After a long day of Hiking in Starved Rock this B&B was the perfect place to rest and relax. We stayed at the Turkey Run Room. The room was beautiful and clean, the hosts were extremely friendly and welcoming and they thought of every single detail. The breakfast was absolutely delicious! Check out was at 11 which seemed a little... More 

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starvedrock, Manager at Brightwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your coming back. We do try very hard to make your stay the best it can be. We pride ourselves on our breakfasts. With all the food restrictions, intolerance's and allergies it can be tricky to make everyone happy. Regarding our checkout... More 

Morton Grove, Illinois, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

From the time my wife and I stepped foot in the door...there was an elder lady who didn't even greet us but looked at us as if we didn't belong. I did notice most of the cliental were elderly but Im sure younger couples have stayed here as well. Wasn't horrific but when your spending $200 for a "one room"... More 

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Chicago, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed here on a Friday night for our five year anniversary. It was perfect for what we needed. Close to the state parks, wine tasting, canoeing, and plenty of dining options within fifteen mins drive. Hosts were great and very personable. Rooms were clean and comfy. Breakfast was great! Never thought I'd like granola so much... With their Greek yogurt...... More 

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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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86 reviews 86 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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