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Indiana University Bloomington



Bloomington, Indiana, is located approximately 50 miles south of Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

Arriving by Air

Rental cars and taxis are available at the airport. Rental companies are located inside the airport terminal on the ground level. Limousine and shuttle services to Bloomington operate out of the Ground Transportation Center.

Classic Touch Limousines, Inc.

Current rates for direct service to/from Bloomington area hotels are $86 one way (for a shared ride). Ask for the IU Discount (10% discount) when booking. Reservations are necessary. Call (812) 339-7269 or (800) 319-0082 or book online at

Star of America Shuttle Service

Service every 2 hours to Bloomington, with stops at the Hampton Inn and Indiana Memorial Union. Current one way rate is $15.00, round trip $30.00. Advance Reservations recommended. Book online.

GO Express Shuttle

Service every 2 hours to Bloomington, with stops at the Holiday Inn, Indiana Memorial Union and some area hotels. Current one way rate is $15.00, round trip $30.00. Advance Reservations recommended. Book online or call (800) 589-6004 or (812) 332-6004.


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Discounted rates are available for attendees of the Symposium for Brian Serot at the hotels listed below.

  • Deadline for hotel reservations in February 3, 2013.

Reservations requested after that date are subject to availability, and may not receive the discounted rate.

Indiana Memorial Union - Biddle Hotel

900 East 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Distance from Symposium venue: 2.7 miles
Request a room

Located in the heart of the university campus, the Biddle Hotel in the Indiana Memorial Union features comfortably furnished rooms and access to all the amenities within the Union, the largest student union in the USA. The Hotel amenities include complimentary on-campus parking, wireless internet access, free local phone calls, in-room movies, six on-site eateries and room service, bowling, billiards and game center, and it is within easy distance of the center of campus and downtown Bloomington. All rooms in the Hotel and Conference Center are nonsmoking.

Rates: Single room (full) $105.00 + 12% tax per night
Double room (2 queens) $155.00 + 12% tax per night

A limited number of rooms are on hold. Please email Moya Wright, Events Coordinator, to check availability.

Hampton Inn

2100 N. Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Distance: 1.11 miles
Request a room

The closest hotel to the Symposium venue, the Hampton Inn Bloomington offers all the amenities any business traveler needs. Complimentary hot breakfast served daily, free newspaper 7-days a week, free wireless internet access in all rooms, voice mail, 25” TVs, exercise room and outdoor pool await you.

Rates: $79 + 12% tax (single or double).
To request a room please email Moya Wright, Events Coordinator.

Holiday Inn

1710 N. Kinser Pike
Bloomington, IN 47404
Reservations: (812) 334-3252
Distance: 1.19 miles

Located conveniently close to the Symposium venue, the Holiday Inn features an outdoor, heated pool, a 24-hour Fitness Center, a Business Center, free parking and the full service Tuscany's Restaurant. The room rate includes breakfast in Tuscany’s.

Rate: $97.00 + 12% tax per night.

For reservations call the hotel at 812-334-3252 and ask for the “Serot Symposium NTC group block”, or reserve online using the NTC group code at


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