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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had made reservations through an outside booking agency......which had gotten messed up ...... we showed up and were told the reservation was for the prior week. We went to the car to call the other company. After being on hold for an hour, and then getting no help at all and being told we had to pay anyways, we... More 

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Newnan, Ga.
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208 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

First time to stay at an I Hotel. We were blown away by this European style cheque hotel. From the check in to the beautifully furnished room nothing was missing. The room amenities were top shelf as was the bedding. A wonderful I cafe served Starbucks coffee/tea and scrumptious breakfast offerings. As a part of the hotel The Houllihans restaurant... More 

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mt. Vernon Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Liked everything about this hotel - location to the University of Illinois especially for sporting events -- very stylish hotel with a contemporary flair --- nice restaurant on premises -- staff very friendly -- comfortable beds and rooms very clean

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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

My stay was excellent! Every staff member was professional and friendly. All staff members were able to answer any questions I had. I left a t-shirt in my room and was notified right away. My shirt was immediately shipped to my home. This was an excellent conference venue and I wouldn't hesitate to attend future conferences here.

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New York
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Arriving early to beat a summer storm (traveling on motorcycles) the staff immediately finds us a room that has been cleaned and checks us in. This hotel is is not only beautifully decorated but is comfortable, spotless and has everything a traveler could need from the friendly and helpful staff that always has a smile on their faces to a... More 

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Thank Donna D
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

This was my second stay at the iHotel, and while the first stay was very nice, this one went above and beyond. I drove down from O'Hare rather than flying into Willard, and delays at the airport made me get in around 2am. I had a friend call ahead from home and let them know I was delayed, and I... More 

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Thank Gregory M
Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Beautiful and quiet place to stay, the restaurant is great they offer on wednesday wines at half price for dinner. We spent 12 days , and we will come back . Is one of the best options in the area for those who like jogging

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

Have now stayed at the I Hotel 4 times while on business at the University of Illinois and every time has been a great stay. Well equipped, comfortable rooms. Great showers! Hotel restaurant is also a good option if you don't want to venture out for dinner. I've also attended a number of courses and meetings (12 people up to... More 

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albany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

the hotel was clean, modern, staff was extremely nice, u also get a voucher for breakfast. it is located in the university campus. u have to drive off the highway into the town, but it is worth the drive. attached to the hotel is a houllihahn restaurant.

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Thank Heartforu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I stayed at the I hotel almost every week for a few years and enjoyed my time staying there. My qualms came when i would have trouble getting a room and was provided with extremely high prices when events were going on with the university regardless of the frequency of my stays. My largest gripe was the lack of loyalty... More 

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Hope H, Public Relations Manager at I Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Eric G. Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay here at the I Hotel and Conference Center. We acknowledge that we do not currently offer a loyalty program here at our property. We are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience and provide the highest quality service to each of our guests; we are reviewing options... More 

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 First St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6914
Region: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Champaign
Price Range: $137 - $246 (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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