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Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The I Hotel was recommended to us by family and friends who live in Champaign - endorsements by locals is usually a good barometer anyway, and this hit the mark. Location is in the U of I campus grounds. Well-maintained premises, plenty of parking, friendly and efficient staff, adequate fitness area, nice little breakfast cafe, on-site Houlihan's had a great...

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

I had a lot of things to bring in to the conference center and staff met me at the door to help out. The Conference center is very nice and is equipped with the latest technology. The catered lunch was very good. The hotel room was very clean. The bed was very comfortable. I really liked the shampoo, conditioner and...

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Lake Villa
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Our HS class reserved a block of rooms for our recent reunion. Our room was extremely comfortable and quiet. The bed was one I could have in my home. The location of the hotel was handy to the second location of our reunion. It was also very easy to get out and visit other locations in Champaign. The hotel had...

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Over the last 7 years of visiting the U of I, with children in school, we have stayed at a number of hotels in the area. Overall, for the price, this is the best one so far. Very clean and quiet, pleasant staff, and adequate complimentary breakfast. No pool, but that could be a plus as it seems to more...

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Hudsonville, Michigan
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I've stayed here several times while visiting the university. The people who work the front desk are the best I've ever seen anywhere: friendly, professional. They go out of their way to be of help. The rooms are very clean and quiet and the beds are especially comfortable. Fabulous amenities, great location near campus. Now that there is a "real"...

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Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed 31 August 2015

It's probably not the cheapest place you can stay in Champaign/Urbana (about $140 per night, as I recollect), but it is certainly one of the prettiest and, as a guest, most luxurious. Champagne/Urbana is oddly shaped so that, while this hotel is centrally located near the Memorial Stadium, the area around it seems deserted. Very quiet. It is an absolutely...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Our dog had to have back surgery at the University of Illinois Vet school hospital so we were at the IHotel two weekends in a row. Excellent beds!! Comfy mattress, pillows and perfectly weighted comforter and blankets. They even accommodated an allergy to feathers. Shower pressure is perfect balance between wake you up and relax you. The staff is on...

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Highland Park
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Clean. Comfortable. Accommodating. Fabulous location and a great rate. The room was beautiful, comfortable mattress, sumptuous linen. Starbucks coffee in the room. Close to University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Assembly Hall, Football Stadium, dorms, etc.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice, high end feel without the price tag. Very convenient to the school and the new tech center and stadium. Breakfast in the morning was disappointing only negative in our stay. But staff was great, rooms very nice, work out facilities nice.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015

I stopped here unexpectedly while in town when I couldn't stay with a friend. I booked through a last minute app and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of our stay. The rooms were beautiful and well kept. Staff was friendly and the prices were reasonable. The only thing that has room for improvement would be the continental breakfast. It...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
I Hotel and Conference Center, a contemporary designed four-star property in Champaign, is ranked within the top 10 of the 2014 Insiders' Select list. The I Hotel, constructed to AAA Four Diamond standards, features 126 luxurious hotel rooms with an adjoining 38,000 square foot conference center. The I Hotel guest rooms invite you to settle in and enjoy the upscale amenities; spa quality personal care products, pillow top mattresses with fine linens, 42" flat screen HD televisions, in-room refrigerators, in-room safes, and Starbucks Coffee served both in- room, and served at the ICafe. Additional services include access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, complimentary luxury car service, and spa services by appointment. Guest my inquire about a room or group rates.The adjoining state-of-the-art Illinois Conference Center features 12 conference rooms; two large ballrooms and meeting rooms that accommodate groups of various sizes for both personal and business use. Whether planning a business luncheon, casual meeting, or social occasion, The University of Illinois Culinary team offers a variety of distinctive options to meet guests' needs and creates events with lasting impressions. Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar, located on the property, features a design-forward finish with architectural elements and a patio designed for social lounging. An American restaurant and bar serving quality food and drinks, Houlihan's menu features center-cut steaks, wood-grilled flatbreads, artisan salads and sandwiches, along with an interesting, everyday wine and cocktail selections. ... more   less 

Additional Information about I Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-7450
Region: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Champaign
Price Range: $143 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — I Hotel & Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 126
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