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Scholars Inn

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801 N. College, Bloomington, IN 47404
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Scholars Inn
Ranked #5 of 9 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am an IU graduate and remember when my parents would visit I always wanted them to take me to Scholars Inn for a wonderful dinner (which I couldn't afford back then). After graduating I looked forward to returning at an adult and hopefully staying at the B&B someday. I finally came through! The Inn is so wonderfully kept nice,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived after 24 hours of travel to be greeted with warmth and enthusiasm. The inn is beautiful nestled amongst tall trees and a lush green vista. Our room featured lovely furnishings and a huge comfortable bed. Our delicious breakfasts were cooked daily by delightful and helpful staff members. Nothing was too much trouble for staff members. Overall the experience... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first night of my stay there was very loud music until 10:30 PM coming from the terrace of an adjacent restaurant owned by the inn keeper. When I requested the music be turned down in volume the staff contacted said that was not possible until restaurant closing. The second night of my stay the management had scheduled a dinner... More

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Sylvania, Ohio
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Tucked away near downtown, this B&B is worth the money. Quaint, comfortable and quiet. The folks running the place are very nice and it is located near many shops and restaurants. Make sure you try the adjacent restaurant run by the same people.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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Address: 801 N. College, Bloomington, IN 47404
Location: United States > Indiana > Bloomington
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Scholars Hotel Bloomington

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