Cascades Inn

2601 North Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property

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Room Types

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Local Attractions

Cascades Inn is only a half mile from Big 10 Indiana University Memorial Stadium, Assembly Hall, soccer, tennis, baseball, and track complexes and the north entrance to Indiana University. 3 golf courses within a half mile. Historic downtown Bloomington is only a mile and a half, with block after block of great restaurants and bars, shops and museums. Cascades Inn backs onto Cascades Park, Bloomington's oldest park and bike and pedestrian trail, which connects throughout the city and county, and Griffy Lake Nature Preserve. We are within 20 minutes of Lake Monroe, McCormick's Creek State Park, Morgan-Monroe State Forest, Yellowwood State Forest, Brown County State Park, and Hoosier National Forest, with hiking, biking, boating, kayaking, and horseback riding. Along with a myriad of great local craft brewpubs, local wineries, and distilleries in Bloomington, Cascades Inn is only 10 minutes from Oliver Winery and Butler Winery.

Verified Reviews of Cascades Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Worse room we have ever had.."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Room under construction ceiling had fallen pieces on floor Garbage in room Garbage in sink Waste in toilet TV not working Chair had sticky substance on it Broken Tried to change room but no one on duty to help.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Apr-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Apr 02 to Sun Apr 03 2022 at a $139.00 average nightly rate.
"Wonderful! I felt like I was staying with Friends!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
This is a gem of a hotel. It was clean, staff was friendly,l considerate. helpful and accommodating. It is in a convenient location in relation to the IU Health Hospital as my father was there for a week. Wi-Fi was great so I was able to work from there no problem. I felt like I was staying with friends and would absolutely stay here again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Dec 05 to Tue Dec 07 2021 at a $68.99 average nightly rate.
"Very clean and friendly."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
very impressed with property and staff.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
18-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 17 to Sun Sep 19 2021 at a $455.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 624 guest reviews

Property Description

Cascades Inn is a family-friendly retro-motel in a nice quiet location. Within walking distance to Big 10 Indiana University Memorial Stadium and Assembly Hall, and only 1.5 miles from historic downtown Bloomington Indiana and 20 minutes from Lake Monroe.We have free off-street parking and plenty of room for boats and RVsEasy access from all directions: I-69, State Road 37, State Road 46, State Road 45 and College and Walnut Streets.We pride ourselves on super-clean rooms with triple sheeted beds. 32" Flat Screen LG TVs and FREE high speed Wi-Fi in every room. Kids stay free! We are in the process of renovating the Cascades Inn, courtyard, and exterior. Every room available for reservation has been newly renovated. The reception and breakfast areas (lobby, dining room, and bar) are closed, except for event bookings for up to 80 people.

Green Sustainability

• Recycling bins• LED lighting• Water & Energy Conservation• Integrated Pest Management, which reduces and eliminates the use of pesticides• Use green materials in renovations wherever possible• Local foods for continental breakfast (when provided)• Locally owned and community focused

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 2
Rooms: 34
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 34
Handicap Rooms: 0
Rooms with 1 Bed: 14
Rooms with 2 Beds: 20
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1900 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Ownership: Cascades Inn Inc
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation up to 30 days before check-in without penalty
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Express Check-Out
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Mixed dorms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon

Airport & Shuttle Information

Cascades Inn is on the near north side of Bloomington, only 45 minutes from Indianapolis International Airport. Airport shuttle has regular runs to Bloomington.

Local Shuttle Info: Bloomington is home to Nationally-recognized Bloomington Transit and IU Transit. We have many shuttle and bus services to Indianapolis. The area is also served by E2 Taxi, White Cab, and Uber. Bloomington is also a Platinum rated Bike Friendly Community with miles of bike and pedestrian trails throughout the city and county.

Breakfast Information

Light continental breakfast dependent on group booking.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

Fast, free 50 meg Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas.

Previously known as:
Econo Lodge

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Cascades Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Cascades Inn.

Feel free to use the Cascades Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Bloomington event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Sycamore Room 39 x 26 x 9 101484/----42--------/--113101101
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Sycamore Room

The Cascades Inn Sycamore Room can hold up to 80 people. It has wood floors with a raised floor adjacent to the large floor to ceiling windows that line the north wall. The room is 1100 square feet. Space can be expanded to hold another 50 people in the adjoining Maple Room. The Lobby Lounge area is also accessible by event goers free of charge, including Lounge with fireplace, library, and Kid''s Corner.Tables and chairs are provided in the price quoted, as well as tablecloths. There are no kitchen facilities.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1014 Sq. Mi
39 x 26 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Air Conditioning
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FAQs about Cascades Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Cascades Inn have?

There are 34 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Cascades Inn?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Cascades Inn?

Light continental breakfast dependent on group booking.

How much does internet cost?

Fast, free 50 meg Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas.

Can I get a AAA rate at Cascades Inn?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Cascades Inn?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.


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