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Vrooman Mansion

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   701 East Taylor Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent decorum and wonderful history. Very friendly hostess with everything you could want. They allowed us to store our bikes in the carriage house for safe keeping. Would recommend it to anyone. The breakfast was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped here during our trip down Route 66 and all I can say is if you get the chance to stay then do so, it is truly an experience! Every aspect including the staff was perfect. I just wish we could have stayed a bit longer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

A superb experience. It's like staying in a museum. Each room has it's hidden treasures on display for all to see. Staff friendly, Breakfast lovely and fresh. Not the America most if us see and do. If passing through Bloomington, definitely stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here while visiting family. Every room is unique. The breakfast was delicious and the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Can't wait to stay here again. There is no central air condition but it wasn't to hot while we were there. Also the only tv is in a sitting room.

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belleville il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My daughter and I stayed at the Mansion on a Friday night and we loved it. I had a nice tour of the mansion from Brian when I arrived and he made the effort to take my daughter on a tour later in our stay. Loved the history of the place and the fact that it remains so much of... More

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Address: 701 East Taylor Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
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Location: United States > Illinois > Bloomington
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vrooman Mansion 2.5*
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Welcome to the Vrooman Mansion, a Bed & Breakfast Inn located in the heart of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois. The Vrooman Mansion is a historical estate situated in the quiet neighborhood of Dimmitt's Grove and offers the utmost in privacy and luxury. This bed & breakfast allows guests to explore the fine restaurants, shops, and attractions of central Illinois while providing a welcoming and comfortable home base. Guests can choose from a myriad of activities offered by the surrounding communities-as long as they can pull themselves away from their luxurious accommodations. Because of its central location-just off of I-55, I-74, Route 39 and Historic Route 66-the Vrooman Mansion is a great place for friends and family to meet. In addition, its relative proximity to the larger cities of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis makes for an ideal weekend getaway for city dwellers. Make your reservation today for a pampered and luxurious experience at the beautiful and historic Vrooman Mansion. Make your reservation today for a pampered and luxurious experience at the beautiful and historic Vrooman Mansion. ... more   less 
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