Starved Rock Bed and Breakfast Lodging


By Brightwood Inn / October 5, 2012 /

If you are booking a room thru Expedia please be advised that the Brightwood Inn is misrepresented on their site.  We are not an adults only inn.  We do occasionally have children here.  We do not encourage small children to stay with us, but we do allow them sometimes.  That is only one of many…

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By Brightwood Inn / May 23, 2012 /

Well it looks like the weather is going to be great this weekend.  From what I’ve seen 90’s during the day then dipping down into the 60’s at night.  Mostly sunny.  If the weathermen are right it will be a great Memorial Day weekend. We have a few rooms available.  You can stay two nights…

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By Brightwood Inn / May 4, 2012 /

Well we got the rain we’ve been wishing for last night. Two +  inches which will make for great running waterfalls at Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks. However, the lightning knocked out our phone system.  If you need to call us we have only one line working and that number is 815-667-4750.  If you…

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New Credit Card Processor

By Brightwood Inn / April 25, 2012 /

The Brightwood Inn has a new credit card processor.  Anyone using a coupon or gift certificate or anything like that, please call us to make your reservation.  All on line reservations will have their credit cards run through for half the amount of the room.  This new processor should make life a little bit easier…

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Available Rooms

By Brightwood Inn / April 23, 2012 /

If you don’t see the room that you want available on the online reservations give us a call at 815-667-4600 between 8am and 6pm, and we can see if there is anything we can do.   Our Savannah room is brand new and does not show up on the online reservations.  The only way to book it…

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Be Cautious!

By Brightwood Inn / April 12, 2012 /

I received a couple of calls this week from people who were trying to book a room here at the inn from sites other than our own.  One man was told that our $135 rooms have Jacuzzi’s, and were available for Saturday evening. Neither of the those rooms have Jacuzzi’s and we have no available rooms…

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Beware the Ides of March

By Brightwood Inn / April 12, 2012 /

March turned out to be the warmest March in recorded history.  It seems like we’ve been through a lot of record breakers lately.  Unfortunately, now we are having below normal temperatures for April.  So that really warm month got everything jumping out of the ground really good, and now we are having below 32 degree…

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Spring in Full Bloom!

By Brightwood Inn / March 29, 2012 /

Well, spring has definitely sprung here at the Brightwood Inn.  Flowers are blooming all over the place and I have to cut the grass……….again.  AND IT’S ONLY MARCH!  This is crazy, but you sure can’t beat this weather.  Today I went around the Inn, taking pictures.  I love strolling around our grounds in springtime.  I…

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Conference Room for Small Business Meetings and Private Occasions

By Brightwood Inn / February 28, 2012 /

The Brightwood Inn’s conference room can be reserved for small business luncheons, meetings and private occasions. The Inn is equipped with free WI FI. Our Inn can be reserved for small weddings, elopements, bridal showers and baby showers.    

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