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Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The mansion was lovely and the staff very friendly and helpful. The mansion is beautiful and unique. We were there before Christmas and it was decorated beautifully. Breakfast was generous and had a good variety of items so everyone should have something they like. Lots of snacks, drinks, candy around for guests...very nice touch. Lots of public spaces to use....

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Vroomanmansion, Guest Relations Manager at Vrooman Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; we are pleased you had a wonderful experience with us! We strive to have all of our guest experiences be note worthy, and we are glad to hear when we meet that goal. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and we hope to see you again!

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

First I must say the place was beautiful. We stayed in the carriage house and it was just me and my wife so we had it all to are selves. The place was perfect in every way all the way down to a great breakfast. I would advise renting the carriage house to anyone who wants to have a great...

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Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 17 November 2015

As a local wedding photographer I love photographing weddings here. My favorite time of the year to be here is the fall. The trees are gorgeous! Pam and Dana are wonderful hosts who offer such person care and interest to their clients.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed 6 November 2015

My four college friends and I celebrated 31 years of friendship at the Vrooman Mansion the weekend of October 23-25, 2015. We had the Carriage House to ourselves and it was extremely relaxing and enjoyable. We walked to the Vrooman Mansion to have the unbelievably delicious breakfast! The owners and employees went above and beyond the call of duty to...

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Vroomanmansion, Manager at Vrooman Mansion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words! We enjoyed having the 5 of you here, and are especially glad your stay was so memorable for you. We look forward to seeing all of you again! Best to all of you; until next time, thanks again from the Entire Staff at Vrooman Mansion.

Reviewed 20 September 2015

I wouldn't normally think B&B for my business travel, but having stayed at this place I WILL stay there again. The rooms were nicely appointed. The breakfast was great and quick-but-unhurried; I thought of my colleagues who were eating typical hotel breakfast fare. Also, the rates were pretty comparable to the nicer hotel chains, so that was a plus.

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Hedgesville, West Virginia
Reviewed 30 August 2015

My husband and I spent three wonderful nights in Julia Vrooman's Suite. The restoration of the Vrooman Mansion is impeccable, starting with the grand staircase leading from the foyer to the upstairs. From the long gloves draped across a dresser and the hats and hatboxes on a closet shelf to the beautiful wallpaper in each room, it's clear that this...

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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Thinking of my weekend at Vrooman Mansion brings a smile to my face! As soon as I entered the lovely manor, I felt welcomed and pampered by the friendly and accommodating staff! Lori took me on a tour of the house and filled me in on all of the history and architectural fine points of the home. They thought of...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 July 2015

An absolutely lovely facility -- perfectly restored and wonderfully maintained. Excellent service from the moment we arrived -- greeted with fresh baked brownies. The rooms are all clean and spacious. The in-room air conditioning was adequate even for a somewhat steamy July weekend. The food was simply incredible. The finest fresh fruit each morning. Delicious coffee. Tasty quiche. All in...

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Aurora
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is a beautiful home with gracious staff and very romantic rooms. There are three albums of family history that are most enlightening about the family, WW1 and food security (Mr. Vrooman was Undersecretary of Agriculture for Wilson), and highlights of Julia Vrooman's many accomplishments including breadmaking! The bed was not the most comfortable but the delicious and elegant breakfast...

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Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the carriage house, with en suite bathroom, and even a shared sitting room with fireplace and a kitchen. Holiday decorations added to the charm. Wine in the sitting room in the main house surrounded by Holiday trees made for a memorable evening. The staff and owners could not be nicer.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Vrooman Mansion, a Bed & Breakfast Inn located in the heart of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois. The Vrooman Mansion is a historical estate situated in the quiet neighborhood of Dimmitt's Grove and offers the utmost in privacy and luxury. This bed & breakfast allows guests to explore the fine restaurants, shops, and attractions of central Illinois while providing a welcoming and comfortable home base. Guests can choose from a myriad of activities offered by the surrounding communities-as long as they can pull themselves away from their luxurious accommodations. Because of its central location-just off of I-55, I-74, Route 39 and Historic Route 66-the Vrooman Mansion is a great place for friends and family to meet. In addition, its relative proximity to the larger cities of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis makes for an ideal weekend getaway for city dwellers. Make your reservation today for a pampered and luxurious experience at the beautiful and historic Vrooman Mansion. Make your reservation today for a pampered and luxurious experience at the beautiful and historic Vrooman Mansion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vrooman Mansion

Address: 701 East Taylor Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
Region: United States > Illinois > Bloomington
Price Range: $163 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vrooman Mansion 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The Rose room has a private bath and far enough from the coffee landing to be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Noni314, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book Carl Vrooman's Suite with sitting room, queen-size bed and private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 866TaylorB, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The coach house is a private enclave unto itself.”
 of 5 bubbles bethhage, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We got to look at all the rooms and they were all nice. Some may not have their own bath.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianC310, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The Carriage House is perfect for a family or a group of four-five friends!”
 of 5 bubbles N6878VHkathym, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
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