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I Hotel & Conference Center

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first stay at the iHotel. My reservation was for a king room. I was given a double. I called and they gave me the correct room. Then, the new room had a really bad B/O smell probably from the previous guest. I went to the front desk and explained and the manager came up with me and...

Thank Dax R
Chester, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel. Rooms were great! Clean and comfortable! Staff was wonderful! Great continental breakfast at a nice restaurant. Great location on campus. Hotel was busy but you couldn't tell when you were in your room....nice and quiet! Would recommend this hotel over and over!

Thank Tammi S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It has been several years since my last stay at I Hotel. The hotel is well maintained, and it is still a place for a very comfortable stay. The rooms are spacious and clean. In a quiet area but not much to see within walking distance. There is a coffee bar and a restaurant inside the hotel with decent selection...

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very modern, pricey, and convenient to the University of Illinois campus. As most hotels do now, the continental breakfast is complimentary and includes most staples except the waffle maker you see at almost every other hotel. The rooms included nice decorations, good lighting and a basic LCD TV/Package. The mattress was high quality as were the pillows,...

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are very friendly and go above and beyond to make your stay pleasant. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The restaurant has wonderful food, and the coffee shop does a great job with a latte. I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Lisa A P
Matt B, Assistant General Manager at I Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Lisa, thank you for leaving such a kind review. We appreciate that you mentioned our staff. You are right, they are very friendly and go above and beyond to make every experience a great one! We are delighted you enjoyed Houlihan's Restaurant+Bar and the I Cafe. We look forward to your next visit to Champaign-Urbana.

Godfrey, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the I Hotel several times as our children have been students at the University. It's always a not notch stay! Sam and his staff really know what they are doing. They truly go the extra mile. The location is perfect. Sam is always present and runs a great hotel.

Thank mlhorn6
Matt B, Assistant General Manager at I Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear mlhorn6, Thank you so much for your kind review, we are delighted to have accommodated you over the years while your children attended the University of Illinois. It is always great to hear about our staff going above and beyond and Sam has done a fantastic job of demonstrating this for all of our staff. Thank you again for...

Fullerton, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled here to send out daughter off to Vet school and were very happy with our visit. The restaurant had great food with plenty of options for my dietary restrictions. The room was comfortable, the meeting rooms were easily accessible, and the grounds were pretty. They offer a shuttle service for pick up form Willard airport also. We will...

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed here on a business trip. This is a convenient place to stay when attending a conference as the conference center is attached to the hotel.  Rooms are clean and adequately sized.  There is a Starbucks coffee bar in the lobby area and a Houlihan's restaurant in the building.  I Hotel is located on the University of Illinois...

Thank WorldTravelers34
Cornwall On Hudson, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are retired and travel a LOT in the USA, Canada, and Europe. We've stayed in fantastic places as well as some with serious issues. I hotel is without doubt in the top 3-4%! And in the customer service category it stands alone as NUMBER ONE! Every single staff (hotel as well as restaurant) went out of her/his way to...

Thank UMichAlum
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay at the I Hotel every year when attending Ebertfest, the 5-day Roger Ebert film festival in Champaign. It's a very short drive from the downtown Virginia Theater, where the films are screened. The lobby is sleek and serene, with fireplace and art books on coffee tables. Rooms are spacious with copies of Wine Spectator, small fridges, comfortable beds...

Thank ScoutT2014

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $137 - $242 (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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i Hotel And Conference Center
i Hotel Champaign
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#1 Business Hotel in Champaign
#1 Family Hotel in Champaign
#1 Romantic Hotel in Champaign
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“Check your room it might not be the same as your reservation. Go to breakfast early, restuarant may run out of food.”
324daxr, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms were slightly bigger than others.”
897edc, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Great location!”
mlhorn6, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“High floors away from the elevator”
muskymstr, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't eat breakfast at the adjoining restaurant!”
realnamenotused, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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