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 Dimmett'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. Because of its central location, the Vrooman Mansion is a great place for friends and family to meet.
Letitia's Suite provides detailed elements of century-old artistic craftsmanship. Letitia's Suite is decorated with vintage clothes and hats and a collection of hatpins. The adjoining common sitting room has a desk and TV, which can be made exclusive for the guests of Letitia's Suite for an additional fee. The bathroom, which is located down the hall and original to the home, includes such bath fixtures as a claw-foot tub and shower combination with a large sunflower showerhead and pull-chain toilet. For an additional fee, it can also be reserved exclusively for your use, upon availability.
Nightly Rate: $100/$100
This spacious, masculine suite has a bedroom with queen-size bed and fireplace, an adjoining private sitting room with queen-size sofa bed and a private attached bathroom. The adjacent sitting room, where Carl and Julia would often enjoy afternoon tea, features a large window seat overlooking the original Carriage House and a peaceful park-like view of the Lincoln Oak Memorial and the south lawn. The private attached bathroom has a claw-foot slipper tub, perfect for soaking your cares away.
Nightly Rate: $150/$150
Our most popular room, the Julia Vrooman Suite boasts a very bright, sunny atmosphere. Overlooking the back lawn and garden, the large windows of the Julia Vrooman Suite also offer a filtered view of the tree-lined street to maintain your privacy. Julia Vrooman's charm and grace is evident in this room featuring a queen-size bed, European carved antique furniture, fireplace and modern attached private bathroom with cultured marble shower.
Nightly Rate: $125/$125
This charming European-style bedroom was originally a guest room in the Scott's home. The adjoining trunk room, originally used to house guests' baggage after it had been brought up to the second floor by an English Lift, has been converted into an attached private bathroom. The original bath fixtures include a wooden rail claw-foot tub and shower combination. This lovely room overlooks the original home of Eli Barber, the man responsible for the building of the mansion.
Nightly Rate: $115/$115
Feel like royalty when you stay in this grand Victorian room. The Master's Chamber has been replicated to its original décor. Furnishings include a very large mirrored armoire, queen-size bed, a full-size sofa and marble top dresser. The bathroom, located across the hall, is original to the home including its bath fixtures, a claw-foot tub and shower combination with a large sunflower showerhead and pull-chain "water chamber". Based on availability, this bathroom can be reserved for your exclusive use for an additional fee.
Nightly Rate: $115/$115
5 on January 19, 2014
Two visits here and both were wonderful. The staff are very accommodating and friendly.
5 on January 05, 2014
Wonderful experience and at a reasonable rate
5 on January 05, 2014
The mansion was beautifully decorated for the holidays. We had a wonderful tour of the house as we checked in and an amazing breakfast( enough food for 2 meals) The staff could not have been more friencdly or helpful. We will definitely recomend.
5 on December 19, 2013
We had a delightful stay in the Vrooman Mansion on the first night of our three-day trip. We arrived on a snowy evening in December. Every room was beautifully decorated for Christmas. Even our room had a Christmas tree and decorated fireplace mantel. There was the sound of piano music drifting up from the main floor. The cookies, snacks, and chilled water were a welcome touch. Our breakfast the next morning was all homemade items and very delicious. We were served in the beautiful dining room with an elegant table setting. What an incredible historic home. We would recommend this to anyone who would like a memorable experience. We would love to return some day.
5 on December 14, 2013
This was not our first stay , and it certainly will not be our last. The carriage house experience was outstanding. Definitely is a great option during the winter months. During the nice weather we will probably be doing the usual, staying in the big house and utilizing the side porch amenities...lol Thanks again Pam and Dana for being great friends and wonderful hosts. And it was a pleasure meeting your new business associates, they seem to fit right into the scheme of things.
Bloomington, IL (BMI-Bloomington-Normal)
Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, indoor rock climbing facility, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery, Zoo, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, indoor rock climbing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts, Water sports
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian