ISU Apartments In Normal, IL

We believe that The Lodge on Willow isn't like any other ISU apartments in Normal, IL. At The Lodge, you get a luxury apartment experience that you can't get elsewhere, one that is sure to make even weekend resorts jealous. 


Each of the 79 units at The Lodge comes furnished with each with laundry appliances, flat screen TVs, granite countertops, tile and wood floors, stainless appliances, and queen-size beds. We truly believe that The Lodge is the best student apartment complex near ISU.


To find out for yourself what makes The Lodge so special, we encourage you to take a tour, either virtually on your computer or in person with one of our representatives. 


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Floor Plans At The Lodge: Best Student Apartment in Normal

The Lodge offers furnished luxury apartments of up to 2,700 square feet, and each one comes loaded with amenities. We have 79 different units, each with laundry appliances, flat screen TVs, granite countertops, tile and wood floors, stainless appliances, and queen-size beds. Of the 79 apartments, 10 of them offer three bed/three-and-a-half baths. The remaining 69 apartments offer four bed/four-and-a-half baths. Select units offer balconies, pool views, hot tubs, steam showers, bistro kitchens (in addition to primary kitchen). Altogether, we believe these amenities put The Lodge in the running for best student apartment complex near ISU, and even in Bloomington-Normal as a whole.


4 bedroom theater suites

4 bedroom lofts

4 bedroom townhouse (3 story)

4 bedrom townhouse (bi-level)

4 bedroom flat

3 bedroom flat


How To Choose A Student Apartment: What To Look For


To help students who aren't quite sure what to look for in an off-campus apartment, we've put together a list of things to keep in mind before making a decision. First, we included some must-have supplies, and then we detailed important characteristics your apartment complex should offer.


  • Pots and pans

  • Dishes and bowls

  • Cutlery

  • Serving utensils

  • Serving dishes

  • Blender

  • Dish towels

  • Coffeemaker

  • Broom/dustpan

  • Dish soap

  • Dish drying rack

  • Microwave

  • Toaster and/or toaster oven

  • Mugs

  • Paper towels

  • Garbage bags

  • Tupperware

  • Sponges

  • Plastic wrap

  • Aluminum foil

  • Knife set

  • Bath towels

  • Hand towels

  • Bath mat

  • Shower curtain

  • Rug

  • Cleaning supplies

  • Scale

  • Air freshener

  • Shower organizers

  • Toilet plunger

  • Toilet paper

  • Toiletries

  • Bed

  • Comforter

  • Several sets of sheets

  • End table or nightstand

  • Hangers

  • Closet organizers

  • Shoe rack

  • Under-the-bed box

  • Storage boxes

  • Over-the-door storage units

  • Desk and chair

  • Full-length mirror

  • Dressers

  • Alarm clock

  • Curtains or blinds

  • Couch

  • Chairs

  • Coffee table

  • TV stand

  • Area rug

  • Curtains or blinds

  • Hamper and/or laundry bags

  • Drying rack

  • Ironing board

  • Iron

  • Garment bag

  • TV

  • Computer/laptop

  • Wireless Internet router

  • Flashlight for emergencies

  • Emergency/First Aid kit

  • Batteries

  • Carbon monoxide detector

  • Extension cords

  • Surge protectors

  • Fan or air conditioner

  • Doormat

  • Shelving

  • Adhesive hooks

  • Nails

  • Basic tools such as a screwdriver and hammer

  • Bookcases

You'll find that The Lodge On Willow offers student apartments in Normal IL with most if not all of the above items. We want you to feel at home, and so we make it our mission to offer apartments stocked with amenities and supplies to make sure you are comfortable in your apartment in Normal IL.


Importance Of Location

There are plenty of options in town that will put you close to Normal's entertainment options, but you'll soon realize that the closer you are to the library and lecture halls, the better. The Lodge On Willow is conveniently located and offers convenience like no one else in town. 


Not to mention, the Lodge On Willow offers unmatched safety and security options. Student houses are often crime targets due to their lax security and plethora of expensive gadgets, but that's not the case with The Lodge. You can rest assured knowing that you, your friends, and your things are safe.


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Questions To Ask Before Selecting An Apartment In Normal, IL


Rent-Related Questions

  • • What’s included in the rent? 

  • • Are any utilities included within the rent? 

  • • What’s the typical monthly cost of each of the utilities?


Pet-Related Questions

  • • Are pets allowed?

  • • If so, is there an additional fee? 

  • • Is the fee the same for both dogs and cats?



Questions Regarding Amenities

  • • Does the house/apartment have air conditioning? 

  • • What is the laundry situation? 

  • • Where are the machines located? 

  • • Are they shared by the entire building? 


See before you sign - Never sign a lease without visiting the property first. Students often regret doing so because the property is misrepresented either online, in writing or over the telephone. If for some reason you are not able to visit, have a friend or parent do so on your behalf before you sign. We encourage you to take a tour first.


ISU Apartments In Normal, IL | The Lodge On Willow

214 W Willow St, Normal, IL 61761

(309) 454-2338