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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for three nights, from Thursday to Sunday. We stayed upstairs in the Sequoia room, which was spacious and comfortable. Our hosts, Sharon and Kevin, along with Kevin's dad, Jon, were warm and welcoming, and we enjoyed the extended conversations that we had with all of them. The breakfast is ample and homemade. It's really... More 

Thank Jonathan M
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great cozy house. Rooms clean fresh warm and true country feeling inside. Such nice hosts with wonderful choc chip cookies at 200 in afternoon. Cant wait to go back and explore more of Ottawa. Perfect close get away.

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was our second visit to the Brightwood Inn, and we love it. Our hosts, Sharon and Kevin, were very friendly and easy to talk to. This visit, we stayed in the Door County room, a little smaller than the room we stayed in last time, but plenty of room. Breakfast is always very good, this time we had pumpkin... More 

Thank Linda B
Lansing, Illinois
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. Brightwood Inn is a beautiful B&B near a lot of state parks but far enough away to enjoy the peach and quiet of the country. Sharon and Kevin are great hosts! Plan on going back again!!

Thank LAM1956
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Beautiful property, friendly service and adequate breakfast. The room was much larger than we expected, we stayed in The Savannah room. The website states one queen, but it was two doubles when we were there. The Bay Window had views of the garden. We were a little nervous to try a bed and breakfast but it was a great experience.... More 

Thank ShayShowShay
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first stay at a b&b. This is a very clean beautiful place to stay. Sharon & Kevin are very nice. The breakfast food was amazing. We stayed in the Tortola room great views but all the rooms are beautiful The bed was surprisingly comfortable and we have a sleep number bed at home . We loved it... More 

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starvedrock, General Manager at Brightwood Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both. Really happy that you had a great time at the Illinois Vintage Wine Festival and enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for joining us for snacks and wine before you went to dinner. It's a great wa for us to connect with the guests and drink some wine too!!! Take care... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a wedding just down the road and everything was perfect. Comfy clean room, great breakfast and coffee and I can't say enough nice things about the owners. They were fantastic. We will definitely stay again if in the area!!!!!!!

Thank Dan S
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Sharon and Kevin set the bar high for my first experience at a B&B! The Brightwood Inn was like home away from home...except I didn't have to cook nor clean lol! Please see for yourself, the wonderful service and great food were better than any 4 star hotel I've stayed at. I know that this will be the place to... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Sharon and Kevin were delightful and their B&B was a delightful find near Starved Rock. We stayed in the beautiful yellow and blue Mallory Room and found the bathroom and white carpet spectacularly clean (big kudos there!). The veranda off our room was a cute place to have my coffee and Quiet Time as I looked over the flowering fields.... More 

Thank Jasmine H
Lombard, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

this place is amazing - friendly, peaceful, clean, the rooms are great the staff was so nice and cheerful. The breakfast was delicious. This was our first B&B we will go back to Brightwood Inn in near future

Thank Magda R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
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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
Region: United States > Illinois > Oglesby
Price Range: $168 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brightwood Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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