The Hotel is famous for authentic charm of Europe in the Midwest. Every detail of the decor and appointments work together to create an atmosphere that will make your stay an experience you will never forget. The French Chateau in Bloomington is very open and airy with much greenery and custom woodworking with detailed carvings. The Chateau opened in June of 1988 and was built on 4 acres of land. The Chateau boasts 180 beautifully appointed rooms and five floors, with custom designed tapestries, brass furnishings, and antiques.