"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.


Treasure Thy Friend - Celebrating the Joy of Friendship

Vrooman Mansion Bed & Breakfast
701 E. Taylor St.
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Tea times:  1:00 - 2:30 pm and 3:30 - 5:00 pm    

The Tea Ladies will be presenting this new and lovely program that shares the special meaning of friendship through words and special keepsake gifts of the Victorian Era. The program offers touching quotes and journal entries about friendship, and a generous display of friendship crafts, books, gifts and photos: all heartfelt tokens of the sisterly bond between friends in the 19th century. Once again, the Vrooman staff promises a gorgeous tea buffet featuring a generous selection of delicious summertime sweets and savories along with refreshing teas and punch to enjoy.

Bring a friend and come to tea with us. Just think, we will be celebrating actual Friendship Day, August 7th, together!


Seating is limited to 48 places per teatime.  
Ticket cost is $36.00 per person with pre-paid reservations required.
For tea reservations, please call Nancy at 1-309-827-2200
 Tickets are on sale now, so please call soon.


Make this into a Girls Weekend and stay the night!

For overnight accommodations, call Vrooman Mansion at (309)828-8816.




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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