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Paddle Wheel Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1457 Illinois Route 2, Oregon, IL 61061
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to the area to kayak and stayed at the paddlewheel. Glad we did! Great price, clean, friendly. Restaurant next door, Maxson's is wonderful, great food and what a view of the river and the Blackhawk statue. We will come back.

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Rockford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so sad when I heard they had closed. The same friendly staff is back, the rates are lower and they have added microwaves to every room. They eliminated continental breakfast but I was happy to have the lower rate. I had a fabulous stay as usual.

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Venice, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a riverview room with a balcony. The room was nicely appointed and large. Bed was quite comfortable. Everything in the bathroom worked as it should. But mostly we were impressed by the friendliness of the personnel. We would go out of our way to stay there if we were anywhere nearby. The adjacent Maxson Manor restaurant was nice... More

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PWIowner, General Manager at Paddle Wheel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Oregon, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Just read in the paper today that this place was foreclosed on. So it has been closed since October, 2013. Really nice place with a good scene of the Rock River and Chief Blackhawk, a real shame. My relatives always stayed here when visiting, many people liked it although it was a little expensive. Last time my sister went there... More

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PWIowner, General Manager at Paddle Wheel Inn, responded to this review

We are back open. Please come visit us. Please Mention you left this on trip advisor and I will give you a free upgrade. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Have stayed several times on weekends usually for group events at Maxsons next door. Peaceful, beautiful setting with view of Blackhawk statue overlooking Rock River. Love watching the paddlewheel going up and down the river. Beautiful restaurant practically adjacent to hotel with fabulous Sunday brunch, as well as a steakhouse in same parking lot. Standard cereal, fruit, pastry continental breakfast.... More

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PWIowner, General Manager at Paddle Wheel Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review. We would like to invite you to come back again and offer you a complimentary upgrade. We look forward to seeing you soon. More

Ringgold, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Building had a little age but was well kept. Nice view overlooking the Rock River, deck and paddlewheel boat. Breakfast room was always well stocked very early in the morning. Good quiet location. No iron or board in the room and the front desk only had a mini-size (table top) ironing board to lend. GREAT steak and atmosphere at the... More

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Cuba, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed here one night as we were in town for a wedding reception. Check in was a piece of cake. Got to the room which was on the river side, (highly recommend requesting one) and upon first look was impressed. Appeared clean and had the "hotel" smell to it. My 12 yr old daughter was laying on the bed and... More

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Rochelle, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I had my wedding over at Maxson Manor & that was amazing. I booked rooms for myself and my bridal party at The Paddle Wheel Inn & that was AWFUL. They were not accommodating at all. We asked for an early check-in to get ready for the wedding and we couldn't do that. So essentially they made me book the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We had a reservation to stay there in September. When we got there, we thought the place looked "iffy" , but it had a great location right on the river. So, we decided to have a look inside. Well, the place was closed because no one stayed there the night before !! I called the number listed on the note... More

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La Grange, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Nice accommodations, good location. Parking can be tough if you get in late, as there's an event space next door that must share the lot with Paddle Wheel Inn. The staff was very friendly and gave great service. My big issue was that after I checked out and got my credit card statement, I learned that I was charged for... More

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Address: 1457 Illinois Route 2, Oregon, IL 61061
Location: United States > Illinois > Oregon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Paddle Wheel Inn 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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At the Paddle Wheel Inn, prepare to be rewarded with the utmost in hospitality and personal comfort. Located on the scenic Rock River, our River View Rooms offer seasonal panoramic views of the river and famous Blackhawk Statue. We are located next to the authentic paddle-wheel boat, "Pride of Oregon" and Maxson's Riverside restaurant. Inquire about our special packages for weddings and group events. ... more   less 
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