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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 November 2013

To be close to the action, stay at the Illini union hotel. Located on upper floors, some of the rooms have views of the quad. Room decor is consistent with that of the other rooms on the first floor of the Union. Breakfast is included but take a pass on it and have breakfast on campus at panera or flattop...

Thank dkm57
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 October 2013

My wife and I are alums of the University of Illinois and looked forward to staying at the Illini Union Hotel when we went there for our daughters registration on July 1, 2013. We checked in after the drive and then went touring the towns we hadn't seen in many years. We were back at the hotel for perhaps a...

4Thank Gerry M
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

The staff and management, again, apologize for your experience. We had the area treated immediately. We actually were told that's a common problem throughout town and our hotel has one of the better records for least occurrences. Our staff prides itself in the cleanliness of our rooms.

Reviewed 27 September 2013

We stayed at the Illini Union for a recent college visit. As an Alum of U of I, I was so excited to stay there! We areived at the Union, checked in and receuved our parking pass and went to our room. As for parking....it was "one and done". Made things so much easier and didn't have to worry about...

1Thank dfish1079
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. It's so special when someone takes the time to good things. We appreciate your business and hope to see you soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 September 2013

All in all, this hotel was quite a bit pricier than other hotels in the area and you are paying top $ for location - and nothing more. The staff at the hotel was great. Very friendly and accommodating. I very much so appreciated that. The rooms themselves were very bare bones and extremely outdated -- (minus the big screen...

1Thank hollyx113
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

The staff an management of the Illini Union thank you for your comments. After undergoing renovations from 2004 through 2009, we will be planning more in the near future. We'll look forward to seeing you then!

Park Ridge, Illinois
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Took a tour of the campus. Parked once and done. Everything is within 10 minute walk which gives you a feel of the campus . The room were comfortable, clean, and breakfast was included. Nice view of the quad

1Thank kimdrago
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. It's refreshing to be able to hear the good comments and be able to pass them on the staff. We hope to see you again soon!

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Check in was easy, lots of food options in the food court, there is a student rec center in the basement where you can bowl or play arcades, and it is in the middle of campus so it is very conveniently located. Not fancy, but served its purpose.

Thank Springfield_Tiger
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We really appreciate your taking the time to comment. It's morale-boosting to be able to pass along to the staff that someone's noticed the good jib they do. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 18 April 2013

This bare-bones hotel is located inside the student union at UIUC. The reception area is on the side right next to a main entrance to the union, and rooms are located in various blocks in the hotel, particularly in one area of the the 3rd and 4th floors. The rooms themselves are clean but tired, with fairly spare furnishings. The...

1Thank a_traveler54
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 15 April 2013

We attended an admitted-student day event recently. The event registration started at 8:15 am, so after a satisfactory continental breakfast, we were just a quick elevator ride to the main event. Not having to make the drive from the suburbs in the wee morning hours, priceless! It was so convenient staying on campus, plus the added bonus of having a...

Thank C R
Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 April 2013

My daughter and I stayed here on a college visit, and it was the perfect choice. Check in was smooth and professional -- there is no hassle getting here as you pull up right in front of the building, and parking is close by. Our room was neat, clean and had a beautiful view overlooking the quad. If you are...

1Thank seymour2011
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I stayed in this hotel for a visit to the University of Illinois campus and it was extremely convenient. I was concerned that parking might be an issue as is typical on campus, but I was able to park right outside the entrance to the union. My room was very clean, but the rooms are in need of renovation--the bathrooms...

Thank Allie T
Illini_Union, General Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the kind words. If your child chooses Illinois we'll hopefully see you for the next four years! I couldn't agree witrh you more regarding the bathrooms- they top our "to do" list. Enjoy the college selection process!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed within one of the most iconic buildings on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s campus – the Illini Union – is the newly remodeled Illini Union Hotel. This boutique hotel offers 74 rooms, including two VIP suites, and is the perfect location for anyone looking to make the most of their stay in Champaign-Urbana. In addition to 27 meeting rooms, the Union also offers a plethora of food and entertainment options throughout the building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Illini Union Hotel

Address: 1401 W Green St, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2953
Region: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Urbana
Price Range: $123 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Illini Union Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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“Rooms on the south side overlook the Quad.”
 of 5 bubbles CathyLen, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Contact the hotel for parking and to see what's going on at U of I- if it's busy you'll be glad you called them!”
 of 5 bubbles arts713, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms are equal in reception of WiFi. If you need good connection, ask them for the right rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles bobchoi2010, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A room facing Quad”
 of 5 bubbles Nancy_s_leong, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Best view is over looking the campus.”
 of 5 bubbles DianeM846, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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