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Top Rated Hotels for your Bloomington Vacation

Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal
Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal
3.5 out of 5.0 200 Broadway Avenue, Normal, IL
Free Cancellation
$109
4.9/5 (25 reviews)

It is very close to town and the University. It was a little inconvenient to have to walk down the block and around the corner with luggage coming from the parking garage.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019
Located in the heart of Normal, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Children's Discovery Museum and Illinois State University. RedBird Arena and Bromenn ...
Radisson Hotel Bloomington - Normal
Radisson Hotel Bloomington - Normal
2.5 out of 5.0 8 Traders Cir, Normal, IL
Free Cancellation
$76
4.7/5 (12 reviews)

Nice place to stay. Will stay here again. Convenient location

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019
Located in the heart of Normal, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Illinois State University, RedBird Arena, and Children's Discovery Museum. Ironwood Golf ...
Best Western Plus Bloomington East Hotel
Best Western Plus Bloomington East Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 604 1/2 I.A.A. Drive, Bloomington, IL
Free Cancellation
$82
4.6/5 (5 reviews)

The property was newly remodeled. It was clean and in good condition. Furnishing was fairly basic. The beds were comfortable. Breakfast included hot and cold options.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019
Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eastland Mall and The Shoppes at College Hills. Prairie Aviation Museum and Illinois Wesleyan ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington
3.0 out of 5.0 10 Brickyard Drive, Bloomington, IL
Free Cancellation
$89
4.0/5 (26 reviews)

Nice clean hotel. Friendly staff and close to restaurants.

Reviewed on May 5, 2019
Located in the heart of Bloomington, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Grossinger Motors Area, Eastland Mall, and Miller Park Zoo. Illinois Wesleyan University ...
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL
2.5 out of 5.0 2403 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL
Free Cancellation
$61
4.0/5 (64 reviews)

Located very near airport. Is a clean quiet hotel with polite, friendly staff. Recommend for a stay.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Prairie Aviation Museum and Eastland Mall. The Shoppes at College Hills is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) ...
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Bloomington
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Bloomington
3.0 out of 5.0 1 Lyon Ct, Bloomington, IL
Free Cancellation
$63
4.0/5 (195 reviews)

It was in a very neat condition. Room was really spacious and clean

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019
Located in the heart of Bloomington, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Bloomington-Normal Factory Stores, Grossinger Motors Area, and Miller Park Zoo. Illinois ...

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Bloomington Travel Guide

Where is Bloomington?

While you're organizing your journey, it's helpful to keep in mind just where Bloomington sits on the map.

This city is around 60 miles northeast of the capital of Illinois, Springfield. Bloomington is also 20 miles southeast of Eureka.

Would you like to meet the locals? That shouldn't be too hard. 77,000 people call this corner of Central Illinois home.

Places to Visit in Bloomington

Lifelong friendships and strong networks have been established for decades at Illinois State University. Witness the continuation of this culture during pre-arranged tours. Want to keep the good times rolling? Spend a few hours or more shopping at Eastland Mall where you will be able to buy the perfect gifts to take back home. But that's not all there is! Illinois Wesleyan University is a prominent place of learning, and over the years its scholars have helped shape this nation into what it is today.

Car Rentals in Bloomington

Hey there, globetrotter. We know you're eager to squeeze the most out of your escape, so why not check out car rentals in Bloomington? Book with Orbitz and get your adventure on the road today!

If you're flying in, you can easily pick up a vehicle from Central Illinois Regional Airport. Enterprise is the place to look for.

Positioned 2 miles from the town center at 1206 South Veterans Parkway is Enterprise. Head on over and they'll get you out and about in no time!

Where to stay in Bloomington – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz can help you find the best deal! Currently, there are 33 hotels in Bloomington. Choose the perks and facilities to suit your traveling needs.

Take a look at the fantastic facilities and services at the Hyatt Place Bloomington/Normal and Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

Nearest Airports to Bloomington

It can be intimidating arriving in a new place, but the more you know about your destination, the more confident you'll feel. The most convenient airport to Bloomington is Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI). It's positioned 4 miles to the east of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Bloomington

If you've explored the best of Bloomington and have more time up your sleeve, don't worry! Just 25 miles away is Chenoa, and you definitely won't be bored here. St. Joseph's Catholic Church should be a priority. Presbyterian Church of Chenoa and Matthew T Scott House are worth visiting too. Want more options? Gibson City is 35 miles from Bloomington. Visit this area for attractions including the Railside Golf Club, Lowery Park and Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. You have all the options in the world!

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