Oglesby, IL 

Brightwood Inn

2407 N State Route 178
Oglesby, IL 61348-9736 US
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Rates: $115 to $255
Total Rooms: 8
Overall Rating: 4.5 hearts (6 reviews)


Newly built on 14 acres within Matthiessen State Park, this peaceful country inn was designed to resemble a vintage farmhouse with a veranda and rockers. Meet new friends and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in the Gathering Room or relax in the library. Luxurious smoke-free accommodations include spacious guest rooms and a romantic suite with a kitchenette. Each boasts a seasonal gas fireplace and some feature a private balcony, oversized whirlpool tub and separate shower. A hearty breakfast accented with fresh organic herbs and vegetables from the garden starts each day in the dining room. Surrounded by nature, Starved Rock and Buffalo Rock State Parks are nearby with hiking trails and horseback riding. Try canoeing on the Fox River and whitewater rafting on the Vermillion River. The onsite restaurant has a delightful dinner menu and is open to the public.Location: Country and Four minutes South of Starved Rock State Park on 178.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $115 to $255
Payment types accepted include American Express, Discover, Master Card, Travelers Checks and Visa.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 8 with fireplaces, 6 with whirlpools, 1 suite and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Prices are for double occupancy. An additional $25 per extra person will be charged. Rates subject to change without prior notice. Applicable taxes not included. The Brightwood Inn purchases a full Liquor License from the State of Illinois and The County of La Salle each year. We also purchase Liquor Liability Insurance and carry a stocked bar. Therefore, we ask you kindly and with great respect to refrain from bringing your own alcohol into our gathering room and dining room. You are welcome to enjoy your own alcohol in your room, the library, and on the porch. We thank you for your cooperation.
Cancellation: Cancellations made at least 7 days in advance have 3 options. 1) Rebook to another date 2) receive a gift certificate for the amount of the pre paid room 3) receive a refund less $25.00 bookkeeping fee. For cancellations less than seven days in advance there are the same three options if room is rebooked, if not they lose their deposit. When booking three or more rooms, a 30 day notice of cancellation is required.

Services & Amenities

Types of meals: Wine, Picnic Lunches, Vegetarian Breakfast, Restaurant on Premises, Snacks/Refreshments, Sunday Brunch, Dinner, Room Service, Afternoon Tea, Full Breakfast and Catering Service.
Amenities In Room: Fireplace, Desk, Bath Amenities, Bathrobes, Television, Telephone, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Central Air, Coffeemaker, Ceiling Fans, DVD, Wireless Internet Access, Reading Lamps, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Flat Screen TV in all rooms, Dish network in all rooms, Baskets available upon request, Wine available upon request, Champagne available upon request and Flowers available upon request.
Amenities On Site: Copy Machine, Fax, Fireplace, Gift Shop, Handicap Access, Library and Parlor Games.
Business Traveler Amenities: Flexible Check in/out Times, Iron/Ironing Board, Desk, Gym Nearby, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, FAX On-site, Hair Dryer, Television and Wireless Internet Access.


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Meetings, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, Seminars, Weddings and Retreats.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Water Sports and Wineries.