Scenic View Lodge
What a view it is! This historic landmark
boasts one of Bloomington's top long range views
overlooking beautiful Lake Monroe. The Scenic
View name has been a part of Bloomington for over
30 years. The space has been reinvented as
Bloomington's great destination place. The Lodge
overlooks Indiana's largest lake, adorns a
magical sunrise view & has remarkable seasonal
views of vibrant autumn colors. Scenic View's 20
acre property backs up to the Hoosier National
Forest for endless hiking & exploring
The Lodge is nearby several city
& state Park & Recreation areas including
beautiful Brown County & Nashville. The Lodge is
only 2 miles from Lake Monroe, so bring your
boat! There is plenty of parking for multiple
vehicles and boats. Scenic View Lodge is 10
miles from Indiana University & Downtown
Bloomington which offers great cultural & art
venues & a fantastic local dining scene. During
your stay, visit The View Restaurant & Beer
Garden (opened 2009) for good food &
entertainment, just a short walk across the shared parking lot.
The 4000 square foot Lodge offers
8 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths, a large shared dining area
& living space, den & bar, kitchen, laundry
facilities. Each spacious room
has been distinctly arranged & decorated with
your comfort in mind. The owners have thought of
everything to make your stay as pleasurable as
possible. If arranged in advance, additional
sleeping may be provided for any of the bedrooms.
Red Oak Master & Acorn Bedrooms
Located upstairs, the
Red Oak Master
white cedar King size bed with tempurpedic memory
foam mattress. The room has a private outdoor
deck with a
magical view of Lake Monroe
surrounding Hoosier National Forest. The Red
Oak room has a full bath with shower &
The room has an adjoining smaller bedroom
(the Acorn room), perfect for additional guests,
a baby room or a dressing room. The Acorn room has two twin beds.
Silver Maple Bedroom
Also located upstairs, the Silver Maple, offers a
white cedar King size bed and 2 twins.
This room boasts the best view of the lake from its own private deck.
There is also a private full bath with shower.
Beech Tree Bedrooms
Located on the main level of the Lodge, the Beech Tree bedrooms offer two separate bedrooms which share a full bath with shower & bathtub.
One room has a
Double size bed
and the other a
(one Double size bed under a Twin Bed).
Sycamore Loft Bedroom
Located off the game room wing of the Lodge, the Sycamore Loft, is a two level room with full bath with shower & bathtub,
and a private
upstairs sleeping area.
This room has a white cedar
full size bed
downstairs and upstairs is a king log bed.
This large space with island/bar & kitchen table is perfect cooking, dining & entertaining.
is fully stocked with cookware, dishes, utensils & appliances. Outdoor grill also available.
This signature room has quite a
with its grand staircase, vaulted ceiling & floor to ceiling windows that capture the View so well.
Large enough for a dining room & living room, it's been the favorite room in the Lodge with a
conference dining table.
Sit at our game tables and
catch the game scores on the 50 inch flat screen TV.
The den is full of just that:
Play a local favorite of toss the Corn Hole, located in the carport area.
Step outside onto the patio and relax in your own private 6 person
The therapeutic jets really hit the spot.
The outdoor event site/gathering area overlooking the lake is perfect for family bbq's, evening cocktail events, weddings and more!
Be sure to gather around the mini fire pit on those brisk fall evenings.
Outdoor activities are nearby such as hiking,
biking, hunting, fishing & boating. Have lunch
or dinner on the outside
or front porch
surrounded by beautiful flower beds &
landscaping, overlooking the
Explore the wooded backyard of the Hoosier
National Forest. Discover the natural beauty of
Southern Indiana at its best. It is not uncommon
to see deer, wild turkey, and various birds
during a hike through the forest. Be on the
lookout for bald eagles soaring
over the lake.
The scenic view lodge has an attached apartment (Hickory Suite) with satellite TV
(This is considered the 8th bedroom and 5th bath.)
Scenic View Lodge specializes in:
- Wedding Events, Ceremonies and Bridal Showers or Rehearsal Dinners
- Business Conferences & Corporate Retreats
- Girl's Getaways Weekends; great for scrapbooking clubs
- New Year's Eve Parties
- Family Reunions
- Fourth of July Weekend Parties
- Birthday Parties
- Christmas, Thanksgiving & Holiday Parties
- Family Vacations
- Corporate Retreats
- Church Retreats
- Catering from Scenic View Restaurant is available
for any event with advanced notice.
Rates for this Lodge:
The initial price is for up to 8 adults at $565 per night, year around.
Each extra person per night above the initial 8 people is $50.
Scenic View Lodge fees for children:
- Ages 5 and under are free
- Ages 6-15 are $15 extra per person per night
- Ages 16 and up are priced as an adult at $50 extra per person per night
- All children must be counted in the total number of guests when booking this lodging.
Scenic View Lodge has been Monroe County landmark
for more than thirty years. Come see what makes
this property so unique; come be a part of the tradition.
If Prior Arrangements have been made and all paperwork done ahead of time,
you can CHECK IN DIRECTLY to Scenic View.