The hotel gym in Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Bloomington-Normal University Area, an IHG Hotel has an Okay GymFactor. Located less than 10 minutes’ drive from central Normal and less than 3 miles from Illinois State University, this hotel features a tropical pool area. A daily breakfast buffet is also provided. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are found in each wood-furnished room at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Bloomington-Normal University Area. Some rooms also feature a whirlpool or a sofa bed. Guests of the Bloomington-Normal Holiday Inn Express can enjoy the on-site hot tub. A fitness room and a business centre are also available. The annual Illinois Shakespeare Festival is 10 minutes’ drive from the hotel. The red pandas of Miller Park Zoo are 15 minutes’ drive away.