If you find yourself interested in Bloomington Illinois attractions, you may want to spend a night or two at a Bloomington hotel. Like many of the hotels in other suburban areas of the state, most of the hotels in Bloomington Illinois belong to the major hotel conglomerate chains. However, there are a few interesting Bloomington Illinois hotels that break the cookie cutter mold of the chain hotels. Here are a few of them:
The Burr House Bloomington Hotel
The Burr House Bloomington Hotel and Bed and Breakfast Civil War Era is located in a brick home that was constructed in 1864. Its downtown Bloomington location places it in the historic district, right across from Franklin Park. This Bed and Breakfast has six rooms, including a suite with a private bath and sitting room. Three rooms have private bath and two have a shared bath. Three marble fireplaces, ornate plaster ceilings, inlaid wood floors and a formal dining room add a unique charm. Wireless Internet service is available throughout the house. Local attractions include antique shops; fine dining, retail shops and the community's museum and historic sites.
The Chateau Hotel and Conference Center
If you can't afford a trip to Europe, you can spend a night in a castle at the Chateau Hotel and Conference Center. The Chateau is probably one of the most elegant hotels in Bloomington Illinois. In 2003, it underwent a $1,500,000.00 renovation. This Bloomington hotel represents a unique combination of authentic European old world elegance and midwestern charm. It is very open and airy, with a good deal of greenery, as well as custom woodworking with detailed carvings. The 180 beautifully decorated rooms are decorated with custom designed tapestries, brass furnishings, and antiques. You can stay in shape by going out for a run on the 12-mile constitution trail that connects to the hotel property, or take in a workout at the hotel fitness center. From 7:00 am to 11:00 PM, the hotel's complimentary shuttle service will escort you around the town.
Budget Hotels in Bloomington Illinois: The Prospect Center Inn
The Prospect Center Inn in Bloomington, Ill. is located two miles from the Bloomington Illinois Regional Airport and four miles from Illinois Wesleyan University. The nearby Miller Park Zoo is wonderful for family vacations. It is located only five miles from the hotel.
Complimentary airport shuttle service is provided to this Bloomington hotel, as well as continental breakfasts and passes to a nearby fitness center. The hotel's 98 guestrooms include cable television, microwave ovens, work areas with desks and chairs, refrigerators and dial-up Internet access. Meeting facilities fax machines; dry cleaning services, tour assistance and a 24-hour front desk make this one of the best deals for hotels in Bloomington Illinois.