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Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

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Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is the only AAA Four Diamond hotel between Chicago and St. Louis. We have two concierge floors at our Uptown Normal, Illinois hotel with a private lounge for your most important clients. Stay with us and enjoy a location directly between Uptown Normal and Illinois State University. We are also within walking distance to Amtrak's Uptown Station. We are the only hotel in town to provide covered parking and a skywalk from the town's adjoining garage. Guests can experience a fresh approach to in-room dining with Fresh Bites! Now a pet-friendly hotel!
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Non-smoking rooms
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77Somewhat walkable
Grade: 77 out of 100
22Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Came to the Marriott for a business conference. This was the 2nd year and the hotel is extremely clean. All the staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel is located near downtown with many restaurants and shops. I’d come back and stay again.
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Response from BNMarriott, Public Relations Manager at Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We hope to see you and your group again!
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We didn’t have any of the negative experiences that others wrote about. - Room was quiet, spacious and clean, especially liked the large bathrooom - Internet TV meant free HBO, Showtime, etc - awesome fitness center, lots of equipment (and all working!) - breakfast buffet was
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Response from Jenna D, Public Relations Manager at Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for writing this review and sharing your experience, JanieC. We look forward to having you back in Uptown Normal!
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Location is great, close to the college, nice area. Self-parking in a parking garage across the street, and the hotel will validate the parking. lobby area was clean, and spacious. restaurant and bar area very accommodating. The room was a good size. Comfortable, clean.
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Response from Jenna D, Public Relations Manager at Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for providing your feedback. We appreciate the recommendation as well! May I ask what room you were in so we can have our engineering team look at the faucet and bath tub? Thank you again.
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We stayed here recently for a convention. The hotel is nice and our rooms were clean. The staff were all pretty helpful and friendly, for the most part. The pool is nice and was not very crowded the times we went. The hot tub was broken down the whole time we were there
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Response from Jenna D, Public Relations Manager at Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Responded Mar 4, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. Our hot tub is permanently closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your food, and will speak with management about the speed of service. We look forward to seeing you back.
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If you are familiar with ISU, this hotel stands where Garcia's Pizza and TCBY used to be across from Watterson Towers. Hotel is in great shape has a good pool and exercise area. Room was spacious and shower had good pressure and temperature. Location is great for walking the
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Response from Jenna D, Public Relations Manager at Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Responded Jan 10, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write this review, we appreciate it. It is a pleasure to hear you enjoyed your guest room, and we will be sure to notify our Restaurant manager about the service you received in our restaurant. Once again, thank you for choosing to stay with us when you visit Uptown Normal. We hope to see you again!
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CrankyMammy2, Thank you for your question. Please call 309-862-9000. I called them on your behalf and explained your situation. Ask for a manager to assist you. The first manager to request is Quinton "Quint". The other managers are John and Steve. I trust this information is helpful. Safe travels!! Big Life
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Are you close to Hancock Stadium?
This is a pretty good walk. Probably a mile. But, this hotel is so nice, I cannot think of anything better that would be closer.
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"Choose high floor to see over downtown or campus."
"Ask for something that overlooks the campus- if they can, I'm sure they would accommodate."
"Ask for a view, the windows facing east allow a fine vista of the towns, trains and fast moving fronts."
"request the corner rooms on each floor if you wish to have a fireplace"
"You can hear the train from here, so if that's a concern, ask for a room away from the tracks."
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PRICE RANGE
$110 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesIllinoisBloomington-NormalNormal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
228
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