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

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL
2403 E Empire St
Bloomington , IL 61704-8200


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Airport Shuttle
  • • Suites
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Feel at Home at Our Convenient Airport Hotel in Bloomington
The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Bloomington-Normal Airport, IL is the ideal place to stay if you’re in town for personal or corporate business. Next door to Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI), the hotel offers a prime location between downtown Bloomington and Normal, a convenient home base for people visiting students at Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University. Corporate visitors will find business sites, such as the State Farm headquarters, easily accessible as well.

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Hotel Amenities & Services
The hotel’s free shuttle service to and from Central Illinois Regional Airport makes getting to your flight on time easy. After a day of shopping at nearby retailers like College Hills Mall, take a relaxing swim in the heated indoor pool and use our free high-speed Internet access to keep tabs on social media and email. You can also work off any guilt you may feel about snagging a free cookie in the lobby with a visit to the hotel’s fitness center. Hotel amenities include:

  • Complimentary, Hot Be Our Guest Breakfast
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Fitness Center, Open 24 Hours

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Our Rooms & Suites
Each of our 82 guest rooms and suites provides a touch of home on the road. Get comfortable on your room’s Serta Elite 2000® pillowtop mattress, and watch a little HBO before bedtime. There’s free high-speed Internet access if you prefer to surf the Web over surfing channels. You can also store your dinner leftovers in the refrigerator, and warm them up later in the microwave. Room amenities include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • DIRECTV with HBO
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Upgrade your stay to an Executive King Suite to enjoy these extra amenities:

  • Large Work Area with Ergonomic Chair
  • Dry Bar
  • Separate Seating Area with Sofa Bed
  • Lounge Chair

Where to Eat While You’re Here
Begin your day with an assortment of waffles, eggs, bagels, and other goodies at the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. On Monday through Thursday evenings, the hotel’s Be Our Guest Reception lets you mingle with other guests over free beverages and snacks. Familiar and local favorites, like Culver’s and Jim’s Steakhouse, are nearby for lunch and dinner.

Things to Do in Bloomington and Normal
The neighboring towns of Bloomington and Normal double the possibilities for fun when you’re in the area. The Illinois State University Planetarium, located 11 minutes away, brings the galaxy to earth through interactive multimedia exhibits. Other must-see attractions include:

Miller Park Zoo – Get up close to bears, snow leopards, red pandas and other exotic animals at this venue, located 10 minutes away in Bloomington.

Prairie Aviation Museum – You’re just a 10-minute walk from the military aircraft and rotating flight-themed exhibits at this museum, located on the grounds of the Central Illinois Regional Airport.

U.S. Cellular Coliseum – Located nine minutes from the hotel, this 8,000-seat arena hosts various live sporting and music events throughout the year.

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Groups and Meetings
Our hotel’s meeting space holds up to 35 guests, making it the perfect spot to host your next big family gathering. If you’re in town for business, essential amenities like free high-speed Internet access and audiovisual equipment rentals can help you make that big presentation shine, and our location next to BMI airport is perfect for incoming travelers.

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100% Non-Smoking Facility