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Brightwood Inn

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2407 North Illinois State Route 178, Oglesby, IL 61348
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Winfield, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed as a night away for our anniversary. The inn is clean, so charming and the owners were very nice. The whole place was warm and inviting. The hot breakfast was delicious and we loved how they had dinner recommendations out for us to look through. Great place to stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I spent our 16th wedding anniversary weekend at this lovely inn. The room was cozy and the atmosphere of the inn was charming. The location was perfect for us to spend some quality time together. Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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SW new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to business meetings, I planned a B&B night instead of a hotel. Enjoyed our stay here very much. Owners are very accommodating and we slept great! Enjoyed a lovely breakfast made to order with several options. They told us about a secret entrance to the park that had an easier walking trail for my husband who has... More 

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st.charles
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The owners could not have been more accommodating. Room was clean and spacious. Breakfast was wonderful. Very quiet and peaceful setting. Perfect for a couples getaway. Price was very reasonable. Would not hesitate to stay here again,.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My husband and I stayed in the Mallory Square room in early October 2015 (**sorry for the 6 month delay in writing this review, Kevin and Sharon!! Better late than never?!?**) If you are heading to Starved Rock, the Brightwood Inn is basically around the corner...minutes away by car. We very much enjoyed the breakfasts each morning before heading out... More 

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starvedrock, Manager at Brightwood Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review, and yes better late than never! We are always happy when guests come and relax. You really can be as busy or not busy as you want to be here. With 3 state parks, the I & M Canal, 3 rivers, not bad shopping and great restaurants this is an awesome area.... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was our second stay at Brightwood Inn and it was just as amazing this time around. We tried out a different room, Vieux Carre, and it was nice having a private balcony to drink coffee in the morning and read in the evening. If you go hiking during your visit, you'll love to come back and soak in the... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

My husband and I traveled to Starved Rock for a wedding. Since we only planned on staying over on Saturday night, we were unable to stay right at Starved Rock Lodge with its two night minimum on the weekends. We got checked in quickly to the Turkey Run room which had a big poster bed in it. There was a... More 

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Oswego, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Brightwood Inn in Oglesby Illinois. My stay was longer than normal due to working in the area. The owners Sharon and Kevin treated me just like family from the beginning. I stayed in two of their rooms, both were very spacious and comfortable. Kevin is a fantastic cook and will never... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice time staying at the Brightwood Inn. We stayed in the Mackinac room. It was clean, cozy and spacious. We loved the jacuzzi tub. Nice fluffy towels, bathrobes, and toiletries included. (The lip balm is a great idea) The Inn is close to a couple fantastic state parks. The views are wonderful and it's extremely peaceful.... More 

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Lostant, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Brightwood Inn on Valentine's day. The weather was getting bad but we were greeted with smiling faces. After checking in we were given a tour of this gorgeous Inn and told it's like being at Grandma's nothing is off limits. We stayed in the Mallory Square room. This spacious beautiful room had a floral theme (mostly panseys)... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brightwood Inn is 4 minutes directly south of Starved Rock State Park and nestled within the confines of Matthiessen State Park. Newly constructed in 1996 and located 90 miles southwest of Chicago. We are a peaceful, luxurious, romantic getaway amid the natural beauty of the parks. Satellite TV, DVD, and free wi-fi connection, gas fireplaces in all rooms(on in season only) and whirlpool hot tubs in 6 rooms. Three rooms have private balconies. There is also a full, hot complimentary breakfast. Business conferences and family reunions welcomed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brightwood Inn

Address: 2407 North Illinois State Route 178, Oglesby, IL 61348
Location: United States > Illinois > Oglesby
Price Range: $127 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brightwood Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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