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The 10 Best Hotels In Bloomington

The 10 Best Hotels In Bloomington

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Whether you’re new in Bloomington or a regular visitor, choosing a good hotel is one of the most important aspects of a fun vacation or business trip. Bloomington, Illinois, is filled with many luxurious boutique inns, lodges, motels and resorts.

Vrooman Mansion

Vrooman Mansion is a bed and breakfast inn nestled in Dimmit’s Grove. The quaint neighborhood is close to many places explored by visitors. There is always something to do in this location. The mansion is usually quiet, due to its goal of bringing peace to guests. Staying in this mansion gives visitors the chance to explore the beautiful sights of Bloomington while staying in a gorgeous setting. Vrooman is close to local wineries, downtown Bloomington, the Constitution trail and Miller Park Zoo.

Price: Luxury

Watch out for: Illinois tours

Address & Telephone Number: 701 E Taylor St, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 828 8816

Parke Regency Hotel & Conference Center

The Parke Regency Hotel & Conference Center offers 70 contemporary designer rooms and suites. Each room consists of large windows and plush bedding. Lush silk draperies adorn the windows, similarly to the layout of the lobby. The hotel is perfect for weddings, banquets and conferences. There are eight banquet rooms and each can hold about eighty people at a time.

Price: Luxury

Hours: 3pm (Check in), 11am (Check out)

Watch out for: Daily buffet breakfast service

Address & Telephone Number: 1413 Leslie Dr, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 662 4300

Chateau Hotel & Conference Center

The Chateau’s unique architectural design creates a wonderful ambiance for guests. The environment is elegant and welcoming, it immediately makes visitors feel comfortable. The hotel features 180 rooms and suites with exceptional amenities. The Chateau is near Bloomington’s Scenic Constitution Trail, which is perfect for hiking, running and biking. There is a shuttle service that will allow guests to explore Bloomington. The best part is that visitors are able to do their laundry while staying in the hotel.

Price: Luxury

Watch out for: Indoor swimming pool, sauna and whirlpool

Address & Telephone Number: 1601 Jumer Dr, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 662 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington

DoubleTree offers each new guest complimentary chocolate-chip cookies. The hotel’s belief is that travel should be stress free and chocolate-chip cookies are great stress relievers and will make customers feel welcome. The attentive staff is there to ensure the stay is comfortable and worry-free. They go above and beyond to cater to the needs of their guests. The hotel offers a spa and fitness center and it’s a great place for anyone who loves massages and spending time doing exercise.

Price: Luxury

Hours: 3pm (Check-In), 12pm (Check-Out)

Watch out for: The complimentary chocolate-chip cookies

Address & Telephone Number: 10 Brickyard Dr, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 664 6446

Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center – Bloomington

Eastland Suites believes each guest needs genuine care and respect. The hotel’s goal is to act in the best interest of customers and its team, and the service will always leave visitors with a smile on their face. The guestrooms and suites provide elegance, comfort and style. Each room’s interior is spacious and contains plush furniture. Here guests are able to sit on a balcony and enjoy Bloomington’s majesty.

Price: Luxury

Watch out for: Nearby restaurants and night life.

Address & Telephone Number: 1801 Eastland Dr, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 662 0000

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bloomington

Recently, this hotel upgraded their mattresses to gel infused high density foamed Sealy mattresses. Guests are now able to rest in top quality beds. Holiday Inn Hotel is located near Central Illinois Regional Airport, which makes it a convenient place to stay for travelers. Guests are able to ride the complimentary shuttle that will take them anywhere within a five-mile radius. While staying at the hotel, guests can visit Prairie Aviation Museum, Davis Mansion, ISU Bone Center and the Route 66 Museum.

Price: Luxury

Hours: 3pm (Check-In), 12pm (Check-Out)

Watch out for: Never-ending entertainment

Address & Telephone Number: 3202 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 662 4700

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Bloomington

Early in 2015 Hawthorn Suites received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award for outstanding customer service. The hotel staff give tours around Bloomington to help their guests become familiar with the area. Hawthorn Suites is close to many tourists attractions, such as the Miller Park Zoo, the Fairview Family Aquatic Center and McLean County Fairgrounds. Guests can also visit the cinema or play a round of golf. Hawthorn Suites offers many amenities, including free breakfast buffet, 24-hour fitness center, heated indoor pool, internet access, guest laundry and dry-cleaning. Some rooms can hold up to five people and the beds are spacious.

Price: Luxury

Hours: 3pm (Check-In), 12pm (Check-Out)

Watch out for: Daily hot breakfast buffet

Address & Telephone Number: 1 Lyon Court, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 829 8111

Residence Inn Bloomington

The Residence Inn by Marriott Bloomington is a new hotel in the area. The hotel believes travelers should feel as though they were living in a home away from home, hence its name. Each suite separates the bedroom from the living room and features a kitchen and HD flat screen TVs with DVR players. The bedding includes crisp linens, comfortable mattresses and comforters and fluffy pillows. The hotel’s patio has a barbecue grill and fire pit,and the spa and indoor heated swimming pool are also desired places for relaxing.

Price: Luxury

Watch out for: The nearby Italian restaurants

Address & Telephone Number: 2160 Ireland Grove Rd, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 661 9822

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson

Country Inn is located in downtown Illinois near Central Illinois Airport. Due to its location, many of its guests are visiting students at Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University. Visitors staying at the hotel can also shop at College Hills Mall and Eastland Mall. When guests aren’t shopping, they can enjoy the luxuries of Country Inn’s amenities. The continental breakfast and heated swimming pool are delightful. The breakfast consists of omelets, bacon, hash browns and waffles. Each day, the hotel offers free continental Otis Spunkmeyer cookies.

Price: Luxury

Watch out for: The large suites

Address & Telephone Number: 2403 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 662 3100

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bloomington

Fairfield Inn is located four miles from Illinois State University and three miles from Illinois Wesleyan University. The hotel is also a short drive away from the Bloomington State Farm Insurance offices. There are multiple golf courses within driving and walking distance: Ironwood Golf Course, Highland Park Golf Course, and The Den at Fox Creek; numerous local restaurants and exciting nightlife are also nearby due to its downtown location. Downtown offers the U.S. Cellular Coliseum, where guests can watch a hockey game, concert or show. For travelers who love to shop, Eastland Mall and the Shoppes at College Hills are near the hotel. Fairfield believes its customers are their number one priority, and they are happy to inform about all the nearby attractions.

Prices: Luxury

Watch out for: Large guestrooms and suites

Address & Telephone Number: 1014 Wylie Drive, Bloomington, IL, USA +1 309 827 8000