$75 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Apr 17, 2015 Check-out: Apr 19, 2015

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

3 stars
View map of 2403 E EMPIRE ST, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
41 reviews
Did the trick!

In town for a wedding at another (more expensive) hotel and couldn't get a room at a decent rate so... See full review

  • Rachel B.
  • Mar 10, 2015
Visiting grand daughter at college

Excellent hotel. Staff was very friendly but we requested a wake up call when we checked in and it... See full review

  • Grampa
  • Dec 29, 2014
-All non-smoking property -Complimentary wireless high speed Internet access in all rooms -Complimentary hot breakfast buffet -24 hour Nautilus fitness center -24 hour business center -Indoor pool -Whirlpool -Guest laundry **ALL REGISTERED GUESTS MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.**

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Amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • High-speed internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Elevators
Ice machine
FEMA approved
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Golf
Tennis
Outdoor tennis
Indoor tennis
Dining
Free breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
Shops/Commercial services
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Brailled elevators
Grab bars in bathroom
Room
Television with cable
Safe
Kitchen
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Fire alarm with light
Sofa bed
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms

Nearby points of interest

  • U.S. Cellular Coliseum: 3.1 mi

Dining

Olive Garden
1701 E. Empire St. Phone-309-663-7375
Hooters Restaurant
409 N Hershey Rd - Bloomington, IL (309) 663-4668 Located 1/2 mile or 5 minute southwest of the hotel
Applebee's
502 N Veterans Parkway, Bloomington, IL 309-663-2134 Located 1 mile or 7 minutes away
Jim's Steak House
2307 East Washington St, Phone-309-663-4142. 1 block east off Veterans Parkway. 1.5 miles or 9 minutes from hotel.
Red Lobster
714 Eldorado Rd - Bloomington, IL 309-663-9405 Located 2 miles or 10 minutes away
Bob Evans Restaurant
801 IAA Drive -Bloomington, IL (309) 663-5131 Located 1.5 miles or 10 minutes away
Biaggi's Ristorante
1501 N Veteran's Parkway -Bloomington, IL (309) 661-8622 Located 2 miles or 12 minutes away
Breakfast Room
-Renovated and expanded Breakfast room -Children must be accompanied by an adult guest.-A variety of hot and cold items
Buffalo Wild Wings
Right out of hotel parking lot, 1 mile on left side (Route 9). 3220 E Empire Phone-309-661-8027
J. Bucks
Named after the broadcasting Jack Buck Family. 1/2 mile east of hotel. 3212 East Empire, Bloomington, IL 309-662-1114

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
9 out of 41
Amenities:
3.1
Cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
3.7
Location:
3.6
Value:
3.3

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Rachel B.
Business
N/A
Mar 10, 2015

Did the trick!

In town for a wedding at another (more expensive) hotel and couldn't get a room at a decent rate so we chose to stay here and were VERY SATISFIED. Front desk was awesome and definitely don't miss out on the COOKIES!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Forrestini
Business
East Peoria, IL
Dec 22, 2012

Could have been quite nice

The room was spotlessly clean and spacious, the bed quite comfortable, and the room had a refrigerator and microwave. The hot breakfast buffet offered a variety of tasty and nutritious foods, and was extraordinarily good. Unfortunately, the heat in the room didn't work, the toilet was clogged up, and periodically the plumbing in the tub would gurgle vigorously. The TV worked but had image distortion. I would like to think that the mechanical issues were a fluke, but had an even worse no-heat experience in a sister Country Inn & Suites hotel across town just a month earlier.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
dan f biz traveler
Business
chicago, IL
Jun 7, 2012

decent

overall decent room; especially for the price. breakfast was good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JosephineMcGee
Business
Bloomington, IL
May 20, 2012

Good for a one-night stop

We just stayed one night but it was great! We weren't sure if the breakfast was complimentary so we ate at the IHOP right next door when we left.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Potbelly's sandwiches are the best!

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Clear Thinking American
Business
Virginia
Dec 31, 2011

It worked for what I needed.

My flight was late and I was only there for 6 or 7 hours. Breakfast and coffee in the morning was outstanding.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

If you have to fly into Bloomington, IL do not fly Delta. You will always arrive late and they don't care.

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Harry and Sally
Business
McHenry Illinois
Sep 25, 2011

business trip

Nothing great Ordinary hotel rooms and staff. Breakfast was cold not hot like they promise

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
chicago
Oct 26, 2009

Cool

comfortable

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Fort Walton Beach, Fl.
Oct 3, 2009

Horrific Experiance Stay Away

We had a terrible experiance at this hotel and will never go back. The first room we were given had a broken AC unit. The second room seemed fine for an hour and then a loud vibrating sound started coming out of the wall that literally shook us out of bed. Tha management agreed the room was uninhabitable but told us the hotel was full and we would have to leave at 10:30 pm. I compained to the front desk clerk but he said there was nothing he could do.He called his manager but the manager refused to talk with me directly. Only after I threaten to call the police did he listen to my concerns. The night manager agreed the hotel was responsible and promised us the room would be paid for by the hotel.[...]This is the worst customer service I've ever recived in 40 years of traveling. Stay away from this hotel. They will take your money ,make promises but not deliver. Country Inn and Suites should be ashamed of this property and this policy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Chicago
Dec 6, 2008

Perfect distance from ISU

The hotel was conducting renovations on the first floor, but the floor I was staying on was great. Perfect layout of the room. Friendly staff and good food

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The best food in Normal is a short drive away.

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