"Thank you for a wonderful step back in time and delicious, beautifully prepared breakfasts. You are to be commended for your hard work and dedication in keeping this grand piece of history alive. You are doing something very special here. Best wishes for continued success."

Bob & Pam,
Coronado, CA

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Historic Bed and Breakfast in Bloomington, Illinois

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.


"Farewell to Downton Abbey" Fashion Show & Tea

Vrooman Mansion Bed & Breakfast
701 E. Taylor St.
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
Saturday, April 9th, 2016
Tea times:  1:00 - 2:30 pm & 3:30 - 5:00 pm   

Oh, how we have loved every season, every episode, and every character of Downton Abbey!  Our NEW program and fashion show is
based on the final three seasons of our favorite PBS Series. Enjoy a delicious and elegant tea time featuring a variety of sweets and
savories along with hot and cold teas or punch.  And then... Delight in the fashions you'll see as our models descend the winding staircase
wearing vintage and reproduction dresses and gowns from the fabulous 1920's.  
Guests are encouraged to dress in 20's fashions but it is not required.


Seating is limited to 48 places.  
Ticket cost is $40.00 per person with pre-paid reservations required.
For tea reservations, please call Nancy at 1-309-827-2200
Please call soon, as this beautiful teatime will fill quickly!


Make this into a Girls Weekend and stay the night!

For overnight accommodations, call Vrooman Mansion.




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Vrooman Mansion
Pam & Dana Kowalewski, Hosts

701 East Taylor Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone: 309.828.8816
Toll Free: 877.346.6488
Fax: 309.828.2596