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Vrooman Mansion

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   701 East Taylor Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Estes Park, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cozy yet magnificent mansion. They have maintained much of the history from the original owners. The innkeeper is very wonderful and cooks a magnificent breakfast. The carriage house is very warm and comfortable. A must stay if you are in Bloomington.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a B & B because we love to see beautiful historic homes & have a great breakfast:) Vrooman is both & more! The owners were very gracious. They even have bicycles available to borrow. We had so much fun tooling around town on our 3 wheel adult size bikes! The work the owners have done to... More

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Vroomanmansion, Owner at Vrooman Mansion, responded to this review

We're thrilled that you guys were willing to be the first guests to try out the new 3-wheelers! We plan to add some packages to the new web site coming soon....and we definitely want to have a day on the Constitution Trial and tooling around town with the 3-wheelers. Glad you enjoyed them, 3rd Sunday Market, the Farmer's Market, Gridley... More

Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When in Bloomington-Normal, be sure to stay at or at least visit the historic Vrooman Mansion. This is one of the remaining grand homes of Bloomington, and shouldn't be missed. It is a delightful B&B in the beautifully restored home of Julia and Carl Vrooman. Originally built in 1869 and expanded in later years, the house invites you in for... More

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Minnesota
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We really enjoyed out stay at this B & B it was beautiful and with in walking distance to downtown. The breakfast was yummy and we would stay here again if we are ever back in Bloomington, IL! The woodwork is beautiful and the lights are also original.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As we planned for the drop off of our daughter at IWU, my husband took on the responsibility of booking an overnight stay for us... and wow, what a treat it was! While the neighborhood seems a bit run down, the home is very convenient to the IWU campus and has so much charm & history. When we arrived, Tricia... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Vrooman is a beautiful historic mansion which on close examination needs some repairs and attention. The breakfast was out of this world! Delicious, creative and quite large. Service was excellent and they accommodate the smallest requests. We had a party for 30 people catered by the Inn and it was perfect in every way. We stayed in the charming... More

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Vroomanmansion, Owner at Vrooman Mansion, responded to this review

We're very glad to hear that you & your family enjoyed the event, our creative & ample breakfast and the service we provided. Also, that you enjoyed the peace and charm of the Carriage House. My apologizes that the mattress didn't fit your preference. It is a new Simmons Black Beauty Rest firm mattress with plush pillow top. Not all... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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178 reviews 178 reviews
31 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My first stay at a B&B - and the Vrooman Mansion did not disappoint. Based on information from the website and other TA reviews, I expected wonderful breakfasts. Wow! I savored three gourmet breakfasts during my stay, and the menus were deliciously varied. Treats included potato and bacon frittatas, crepes with fresh peaches and cream, Black Forest pancakes with fresh... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The rooms are very nice and clean!! A little more light in the rooms would be nice. The building is very historic and some original items in the B&B. The staff were very accommodating!! Breakfast was delicious, and a very large portion. There is a great room, you can visit with other guests and there are snaks and drinks available.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Arriving to this lovely, tree shaded home on a Friday felt like going to an old family friend's home. Spacious Julia bedroom with attached bath fulfilled our present sensibilties while giving us a historical step-back in time. Loved the piano in the music room and the parlor's various scrapbooks detailing the history of the original owners. Our very welcoming hostess... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed for only one night on our way back from Chicago. They were wonderfully welcoming and the house is incredible. We were given a tour of the house when we arrived and the history was very interesting. We loved the deep tub in the Rose room and the handmade soaps! After a good nights sleep, we had an amazing... More

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Address: 701 East Taylor Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
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Location: United States > Illinois > Bloomington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vrooman Mansion 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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