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Brookston, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2014

everybody was very nice and clean rooms very nice place to visit lots to see in the area would visit again went to a wedding area was beautiful in the fall hotel was beautiful too they went out of there way to make you fill wecome

1Thank Candy F
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 October 2014

This was a wonder place to stay for the weekend, beautiful view, and very friendly staff. The staff were very polite and very helpful with local places. The rooms are very clean and cozy. There were a lot of people staying at the hotel and believe it or not it was still very peaceful. I will be going back very...

1Thank becca s
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

I have to say our experience has been great! We dealt with a few different people at the Paddle Wheel Inn. My boyfriend and I agree they were so accommodating and kind... We are totally looking forward to our next visit to Oregon Il! Thank you again!!!

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apple valley mn
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We had spent two nights and two and one half days. As the saying goes, location/location/location. Located on the bank of the Rock River. Property is clean and neat; very condusive to visiting on the exterior decks and the gazebo. There is also an interior gathering room with coffee served 24hrs. The rooms and baths are spacious, clean and nicely...

1Thank tuefel
Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The Paddlewheel is a beautiful place in a unique location on the Rock River. The staff are helpful and understanding, and the Maxon's restaurant next door is also great. The inn has a spectacular view of the river, forest, and Blackhawk statue, and it is a great way to get away for the weekend and enjoy the town of Oregon.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 15 August 2014

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.

2Thank Tammie W
Reviewed 12 August 2014

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.

1Thank Dara H
Venice, Florida
Reviewed 7 August 2014

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...

3Thank William M
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.

Oregon, Illinois
Reviewed 28 May 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...

4Thank Jet P
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.

Reviewed 26 March 2014

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....

2Thank Patsy8220
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.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 and the Blackhawk Steakpit. We now have fridges and microawaves in every room. We no longer offer a continental breakfast. We have lowered our rates to compensate for no continental breakfast and limited TV stations. We have coffee available 24 hours a day. Inquire about our weddings and group events. Beautiful 39 spacious rooms located on the Rock River across from the Black Hawk Statue. Perfect setting for weddings, class reunions and family reunions. It s a unique setting that offers a rustic feel with modern amenities. The front desk is open from 7am to 9pm Monday through Thursday nights, Friday and Saturday 7am to 10pm and Sunday 7am to 8pm. Please contact the front desk in advance if these hours do not work with your travel plans. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paddle Wheel Inn

Address: 1457 Illinois Route 2 North, Oregon, IL 61061
Region: United States > Illinois > Oregon
Price Range: €56 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Paddle Wheel Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 39
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