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604 1/2 IAA Drive
Bloomington, Illinois 61701-2217
United States


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Hotel Overview

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The newly remodeled Best Western Plus Bloomington East Hotel is centrally located off of Veterans Parkway in the heart of Bloomington, Illinois with convenient access to Interstates 55, 74, and 39.

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Guests here enjoy numerous amenities, including our free hot buffet breakfast, on-site fitness center, and complimentary shuttle services to the airport and surrounding areas.

Here on Business? Then you’ll love our 24-hour business center, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, free high-speed wireless internet, and close proximity to area businesses. We are nearby to State Farm® Insurance Corporate Headquarters, Country Financial®, Rivian Automotive, Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI), BroMenn Medical Center, Bridgestone, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan Universities.

Relax in one of our 95 guest rooms with 49-inch HDTV’s or kick back by our outdoor seasonal pool.

There’s always something to do in the Bloomington Normal area, whether you're catching a game at the nearby Grossinger Motors Arena, taking the kids to the Children's Discovery Museum, or checking out the Miller Park Zoo. Our central location makes us the perfect choice for any trip.

Whether here for business or leisure, our knowledgeable and courteous staff will always make sure you enjoy your stay at the Best Western Plus Bloomington East.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Choices of: Scrambled eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Waffles, Yogurt station, Oatmeal with toppings, Fresh fruit, Bagels, Pastries, assorted cereals, juice, milk, and coffee
  • Outdoor pool Heated Pool is closed until July due to Covid-19 Pandemic.
  • Exercise facility, 24 hours, free, elliptical
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridors
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, Washer and dryer on site for guest to use for self service laundry. free
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
  • Business center, 24 hours, free
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Video conferencing
  • Meeting facilities. Boardroom with seating for 10 people. Room dimensions are 11 feet by 23 feet. A/V equipment is available.
  • Conference facilities. Conference room with seating for 25 people. Room dimensions are 23 feet by 24 feet. A/V equipment is available.
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities, all common areas including the lobby, lobby restroom, breakfast area and front desk are ADA compliant.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Airport car, complimentary, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., 10 mile radius
  • Free parking, 24 hours
  • Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
  • Truck/RV parking, 24 hours, free
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
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  • Cable/satellite TV, CNN® or other 24-hour news station in guest room
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair available
  • Spa available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs, available
  • Rollaway beds, available
  • 49-inch LED TV

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 5

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available, 5
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.3 mile(s) from OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, large medical center
  • 4.5 mile(s) from afni®, business management consultant
  • 6.8 mile(s) from Nestle
  • 2.8 mile(s) from Bridgestone® Tires
  • .8 mile(s) from GROWMARK
  • 2 mile(s) from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • 2.7 mile(s) from Heritage Operations Group
  • 7.4 mile(s) from Nussbaum, trucking company


  • 3.2 mile(s) from Grossinger Motors Arena, in downtown Bloomington, Illinois, that opened to the public on April 1, 2006. It is on the southwest corner of Madison Street (US-51) and Front Street. It hosts the Bloomington Edge of the Indoor Football League, the Central Illinois Flying Aces of the United States Hockey League and the Bloomington Express of the Midwest Professional Basketball Association. The arena's seating capacity is approximately 7,000 for hockey and indoor football games and 8,000 for concerts. The arena also has a basketball floor. The arena is connected to the Pepsi Ice Center which is located in the same building, and it has no rights to the Pepsi Ice Center. The arena annually hosts local high school graduation ceremony's (Bloomingon High School, Normal Community High School and Normal West High School) as well as, the local community colleges' graduation ceremony (Heatland Community College).
  • 4 mile(s) from Miller Park Zoo, offers many exhibits and Zookeeper interaction opportunities that are enjoyed by the whole family. Some highlights include: reindeer, Sumatran tiger, greater flamingos, harbor seals, river otters, red pandas, lemurs, Galapagos tortoise, bald eagles, Pallas' cat, snow leopards, gibbons, and red wolves. The Zoo features many large indoor and outdoor exhibits such as a Tropical America Rainforest, ZooLab, Katthoefer Animal Building, Wallaby WalkAbout, Children's Zoo, and Animals of Asia.
  • 2.9 mile(s) from Children's Discovery Museum, kids get a hands-on education in science & engineering with 3 stories of interactive exhibits.
  • 3 mile(s) from Tipton Park, recreation area with baseball fields & a walking trail, plus a playground & splash park for kids.
  • 2.1 mile(s) from David Davis Mansion, also known as Clover Lawn, is a Victorian home in Bloomington, Illinois that was the residence of David Davis, Supreme Court justice and Senator from Illinois. The mansion has been a state museum since 1960.
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Shoppes at College Hills, is a lifestyle center retail complex located in the city of Normal, Illinois. Anchor stores include Gordmans, Hobby Lobby, Target and Von Maur.
  • 2.7 mile(s) from McLean County Museum of History, is an award-winning, local history museum and is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. This is the "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" in the world of museums. Less than 3% of museums are accredited nation wide.
  • 1.9 mile(s) from Prairie Aviation Museum, is a family friendly museum focused on aviation and space.
  • 2.8 mile(s) from George H. Miller House, is a historic house located at 405 W. Market St. in Bloomington, Illinois. Prominent local architect George H. Miller built the house in 1890 for himself and his family.


  • Across the street from Ephesus Restaurant, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: lunch, dinner, Unassuming, family-run place for Mediterranean food with an emphasis on traditional Turkish fare.
  • Across the street from Bonafide Thai Cuisine, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner, Thai curries & noodle soups, plus Chinese dishes, in a casual, brightly colored restaurant.
  • Across the street from Garden of Paradise, Full Service, Greek, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Easygoing, diner-style restaurant serving old-school American & Greek fare, plus breakfast all day.
  • Across the street from Bandana's Bar-B-Q, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Regional chain dishing Southern-style barbecue & sides in a cowboy-themed space.
  • 1.3 mile(s) from Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Chain outpost serving a large menu of Italian fare plus specialty cocktails in a laid-back setting.
  • 2.1 mile(s) from PT's BBQ, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Carry-out joint serving up a menu of BBQ sandwiches & platters, plus classic soul food.
  • 2.2 mile(s) from Fort Jesse Cafe, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, Cheerful cafe serving hearty, diner-style breakfast, burgers & salads in bright, welcoming digs.
  • 2.6 mile(s) from Tobin's Pizza, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, Old-school, kid-friendly Italian-American joint with pan pizza, spaghetti dinners & fried chicken.
  • 2.9 mile(s) from Baxters American Grille, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Polished, dimly lit restaurant & bar with meat-focused New American food & an ample wine selection.
  • 3 mile(s) from The Rock Restaurant, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: lunch, dinner, Modern, brick-walled place for Mediterranean options & American eats, from gyros to burgers.
  • 3.8 mile(s) from Tony's Tacos, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Delicious authentic Mexican food.
  • 1.8 mile(s) from Portillo's Hot Dogs, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Chicago-born chain for hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches & more, plus beer & wine, in retro digs.
  • 1 mile(s) from La Gondola Spaghetti & Pizza House, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Fiesta Ranchera Mexican, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Restaurant
  • .9 mile(s) from Pizza Ranch, Buffet, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Buffet chain offering pizza, fried chicken & classic American sides in an Old West-themed setting.
  • 1 mile(s) from Olive Garden®, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Lively, family-friendly chain featuring Italian standards such as pastas & salads, with a full bar.
  • .8 mile(s) from Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Louisiana-accented fast-food chain known for its spicy fried chicken, biscuits & sides.
  • .8 mile(s) from Applebee's®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Full-service chain bar & grill providing hearty American eats in an informal setting.
  • 1.6 mile(s) from Giordano's, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Known for deep-dish pizza, this casual chain serves other classic Italian food, plus beer & wine.
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts®, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Longtime chain serving a variety of donut flavors & shapes, plus coffee & frozen drinks.
  • 1 mile(s) from Flingers Pizza Pub, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Easygoing pizza parlor with bar snacks, customizable salads & a large craft beer menu.
  • 1.2 mile(s) from DESTIHL Restaurant & Brew, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Modern brewpub with gourmet American fare plus craft beer flights, organic wines & spirits.
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Outback® Steakhouse, Fast Food, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Tony Roma's®, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Long-running, family-friendly steakhouse chain known for its ribs, onion loaf & Romarita drinks.
  • 1.2 mile(s) from Jim's Steakhouse, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Old-school steakhouse showcasing diverse cuts of beef & seafood plus live music & a full bar.


  • 3 mile(s) from Illinois State University, home of the Redbirds, it is an NCAA Division 1 school.
  • 2 mile(s) from Illinois Wesleyan University, is a private undergraduate liberal arts college.
  • 5.8 mile(s) from Heartland Community College, home of the Hawks, is a fully accredited institution in Normal, Illinois.
  • 2 mile(s) from Bloomington High School, is a public high school, home of the Purple Raiders, they're in the Big Twelve Conference.
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Central Catholic High School, a private co-educational Catholic high school in Bloomington.
  • 5 mile(s) from Normal Community High School, is a public high school in Normal, IL, home of the Ironmen, they're in the Big Twelve Conference.
  • 4.1 mile(s) from University High School, is a laboratory school of the College of Education at Illinois State University. Home of the Pioneers, they're in the Central State Eight Conference.
  • 5.9 mile(s) from Normal Community West High School, is a public high school in Normal, IL, home of the Wildcats, they're in the Big Twelve Conference.

Nearby Cities

  • 2.8 mile(s) from Normal
  • 29 mile(s) from Morton
  • 38 mile(s) from Peoria
  • 37 mile(s) from Lincoln
  • 46 mile(s) from Decatur
  • 51 mile(s) from Champaign
  • 68 mile(s) from Springfiled


  • 2.9 mile(s) from Childrens Discovery Museum, kids get a hands-on education in science & engineering with 3 stories of interactive exhibits.
  • 4.4 mile(s) from Fairview Family Aquatic Center, water park, public swimming pool
  • 4.3 mile(s) from Duffy Bass Field, is a baseball venue in Normal, Illinois. It is home to the Illinois State Redbirds baseball team of the Division I Missouri Valley Conference.
  • 4.7 mile(s) from State Farm Park, sports and recreation venue
  • 2.5 mile(s) from McGraw Park, landscaped park with a playground, splash pad and water fountain, plus soccer and baseball fields.
  • 3 mile(s) from Tipton Park, recreation area with baseball fields and a walking trail, plus a playground and splash park for kids.


  • .5 mile(s) from Eastland Mall, classic indoor shopping mall featuring Sears, Bergner's, and Kohl's.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from The Shoppes at College Hill, is a lifestyle center retail complex featuring such stores as Gordmans, Hobby Lobby, Target, and Von Maur.
  • 1.4 mile(s) from Von Maur, department-store chain stocking brand-name clothing, jewelry & home accessories.
  • .2 mile(s) from Dick's Sporting Goods, chain with equipment, apparel & footwear for athletics, outdoor recreation & fitness.
  • .4 mile(s) from Talbots, women's apparel chain offering workwear, dresses, casual clothes & accessories in classic styles.
  • .3 mile(s) from DSW, retail chain known for its sizable selection of discounted brand-name & designer shoes & handbags.
  • .2 mile(s) from Carter's®, baby & kids' apparel brand known for its colorful, basic clothing & accessories.
  • .3 mile(s) from Five Below®, teen-oriented retail chain for a large assortment of games, snacks, jewelry, room decor & more.
  • .7 mile(s) from Toys"R"Us, chain providing an assortment of brand-name children's toys, games, electronics & gear.
  • 3.1 mile(s) from Alley Kats Arts & Antique, located in Normal, Illinois.
  • 2.2 mile(s) from Cydney's Antiques, located in Bloomington, Illinois


  • 47 mile(s) from Peoria International Airport
  • 132 mile(s) from O'Hare International Airport
  • 2.4 mile(s) from Central Illinois Regional Airport
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Greyhound Bus Terminal, complimentary hotel shuttle service is available for pick up and drop off.
  • 3.4 mile(s) from Amtrak, Uptown Station/Bloomington-Normal, complimentary hotel shuttle service is available for pick up and drop off.
  • 2.4 mile(s) from Central Illinois Regional Airport, at Bloomington-Normal, complimentary hotel shuttle service available for pick up and drop off.
  • 2.8 mile(s) from Bloomington, Illinois
  • Free local shuttle, from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 10 mile radius