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801 N. College, Bloomington, IN 47404
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Scholars Inn
Ranked #3 of 8 Bloomington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the first night of our honeymoon and were overwhelmed by the quality, value and service at Scholars Inn. For a very reasonable rate, we had a lovely room with a patio and fountain. In addition the delightful staff left us a bottle of champagneto celebrate our marriage. We know where we will be staying on our... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Scholar's Inn. Our flight was delayed and we ended up having to cancel our reservation for one of the nights of our stay at the last minute. The staff was very accommodating and didn't even charge us for the night. We were checked in when we arrived the following morning with no problems.... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed a few nights, just going to Bloomington to relax. And Scholars Inn was perfect! The food was delicious. The room was comfortable with plenty of space. There was a TV, but we never turned it on. It was so quiet, we just enjoyed relaxing. The breakfast and dinner next door were delicious. The location is close to downtown,... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I stayed at Scholars Inn during a recent visit to IU. I choose it largely because most of the hotels were sold out, and the rates were the best value I could find. I am very glad I did! The rooms were clean and spacious. The bed was very comfortable, and the hospitality was great. I felt very welcomed and... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I was thinking about putting in a bad review so that I could get into this Inn during important events at IU, but I suppose that is not fair. We enjoyed the room which was lovely, had a fountain and we slept easily. Breakfast was stupendous and we had dinner at their café next door and loved that too. There... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Entering the doors of the Scholars Inn is like stepping through a time machine back to the 19th century - a time machine that has a plate of cookies just for you. Breakfast was a real treat - a thermos full of coffee waiting for me when I opened my door in the morning - followed by an exceptional meal... More

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

120 year-old house, and I think that tells a lot. Don't expect perfection, don't expect level floors. From what I could tell, there are 4 rooms upstairs and 1 downstairs near the kitchen. I stayed in the downstairs "garden" style room with windows on 3 sides and a fountain on one wall. I also stayed upstairs in a more masculine... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We've stayed here several times, and it's always been fantastic. The rooms are comfortable, attractive, and restful. The Inn is conveniently located. The breakfast menu offers many choices, and you can choose to eat in the dining area, on the patio, or in bed! The food is excellent, and you also will get a $5 coupon that you can use... More

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

You step back in time at Scholars Inn. It felt like my grandmother's house, warm and inviting. We visited this location as part of our honeymoon and I'm so glad we did. If you want to take a trip back in time this is the place for you. We had breakfast in bed which was a real treat. And the... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

It is a charming, old house, the rooms are comfortable and nicely furnished and the breakfast very good (except the coffee). The use of the dining room together with snacks is an additional plus. The location is ok, though you need to walk quite a bit to get into the center, so keep that in mind when it is raining.... More

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Address: 801 N. College, Bloomington, IN 47404
Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
Also Known As:
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