Five new hotels join the list of places to rest your head in Bloomington, and there are newly renovated hotels in the mix as well. Take Radisson Blu—the first hotel to be attached to
the south side of the Mall by skyway. The hotel combines an
atmosphere of luxury and comfort, making it one of the most
beautiful and trendiest hotels in Bloomington. The “Blu” is also
home to popular restaurant FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar.
JW Marriott joins the ranks of Radisson Blu by connecting to
the Mall on the opposite side. Having opened last November, its 14
stories provide 342 rooms, full service restaurant Cedar + Stone,
Urban Table, and the JW Bar.
Near the Mall is Home2 Suites by Hilton, the chain’s first
location in the Minneapolis-St. Paul market. This hotel has
108 rooms, underground parking, a pool, a fitness center and
Hyatt Regency Bloomington Central Station is not only the
centerpiece of BCS in the SoLo regional development, but is
also located by the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport,
making it the ideal hotel for business travelers. It boasts 17,000
square feet of meeting and pre-function space as well as a full-service restaurant.
Just down the road is TownePlace Suites by Marriott, which
is perfect for work and relaxation. Completed last summer,
this hotel was developed in collaboration with the city of
Bloomington to project an overall urban vision of the city.
Along with the new additions are the recently renovated
Embassy Suites Bloomington and Sheraton Bloomington
Hotel. The Embassy Suites’ impressive new improvements
to its atrium, sleeping rooms, pool and popular breakfast/
happy hour space are popular with leisure and business guests
alike. Sheraton completed a $15 million renovation to renew
guestrooms and public spaces, along with a complete overhaul
of the hotel’s adjacent restaurant, Lela, which features a bustling
open kitchen and a comfortably modern, friendly atmosphere.
By the end of this year, Bloomington will be the proud home
of 43 hotels and more than 9,200 guestrooms, giving each and
every visitor an unforgettable experience.
New and Improved
PHOTOS (clockwise): TownePlace
Suites by Marriott; Hyatt Place
Minneapolis; JW Bar