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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the greeting by the representative when we walked through the doors to the ultra-clean welcome of the room, my DH and I were impressed with the quality of the I Hotel! We were pleasantly surprised by the complimentary continental breakfast in the morning - it was the basics, but the items were fresh and tasty. We will definitely go...

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Lodi, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel twice now for conferences. Both stays were great. The hotel has everything I want - it is quiet, clean and comfortable. I would describe it as upscale-modern. The staff is professional, friendly and very helpful. The beds are great. This should be your go-to hotel when in the Champaign-Urbana area.

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

Dear RFDRacing, Thank you for taking the time to review our facility again! Our upscale, modern design is what makes the I Hotel and Conference Center unique. We take great pride in our staff and are delighted to hear that you agree they are professional, friendly, and helpful. As always, customer service and creating a comfortable environment with luxurious amenities...

Geneva, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The I Hotel is a modern well appointed hotel located right on campus. The rooms are spacious and comfortable although a little too modern for our taste. Nice bathroom with a walk in shower and comfortable beds. Staff is very friendly. Houlihan's Restaurant located on the premises is a plus.

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

Dear TomH3860, Thank you for taking the time to review our facility. We are glad you were able to enjoy Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar as well as our location on the University of Illinois campus. Our modern design coupled with being an independent boutique hotel is what makes the I Hotel and Conference Center unique to the Champaign-Urbana area. As...

gr, michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I were attending a conference in town and I booked us here for three nights. What a great place with quality in every aspect, from the bedding to the decor to the cleanliness to the friendliness of the staff! The rooms are super quiet and comfortable. If I return I will definitely want to stay here again!

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

Dear Cyclingduo30, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you and your friend were able to stay with us during your conference in the Champaign-Urbana area. We always appreciate hearing about our guest experiences and are glad you enjoyed the attention we put into our design and furnishings. We look forward to seeing you again,...

Home Usa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to return to "The I"! Nicest hotel in the CU area, with impeccable customer service. The hotel itself is consistently excellent, but breakfast in the connected Houlihan's is mediocre at best.

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

Dear CaseyfromBoston, Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that we are your preferred hotel in the Champaign-Urbana area. At the I Hotel and Conference Center, we pride ourselves on customer service and are always striving to make every experience “at the I” an excellent one. We apologize for missing the mark on breakfast, and we look forward...

Boca Grande, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is off the Highway so you need to Know and plan ahead as you won't see it off the road. This is a hidden gem the beds are great.They have spacious rooms that are well laid out. Exercise room is basic but it is clean and gets the job done.There is a restaurant attached (Hoolihan's) with really fun...

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

Dear Muskymster, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found a perfect place for all of your future stays in the Champaign-Urbana area. We are glad you were able to enjoy some of the many amenities we have to offer including Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar, the I Café, and...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel was refreshing and modern. Fantastic customer service, a great restaurant, and wonderful rooms. It's also very close to the university. The staff was especially accommodating by keeping my group's luggage behind the desk while we had an event offsite. There is a gorgeous fireplace in the foyer that you will sit and read by all day. I would...

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

Dear Trip Adviser Member, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to hear you were able to enjoy Houlihan’s Restaurant+Bar and the lobby. The contemporary design of the hotel features walls adorned with local artwork and custom furnishings throughout. We are glad you were able to enjoy the ambiance of the lobby! Our location on the...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I come to Champaign pretty often as a U of IL parent and was looking for a last-minute hotel room one evening when this hotel popped up. The location was not what I was expecting (a bit off the beaten track for most local hotels, right next to the basketball arena), but the rate was hard to beat and the...

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

Dear Motraveler90, Thank you for your fantastic review and taking the time to share your experience. We truly appreciate receiving feedback from guests. The I Hotel and Conference Center's convenient location on the south end of the University of Illinois campus is perfect whether you are an Illini sports fan, parent, or just passing through. We are delighted you were...

Christchurch
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A warm welcome and a bright and sunny room which was very clean. Great AirCon, clean and spacious bathroom. We weren't sure about the tray with the tea and coffee equipment sitting on a shelf in the bathroomright beside the toilet. Seemed a bit unhygienic. So we didn't use it. The attached restaurant is a separate business we think, and...

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

Dear anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to review our facility and all of your feedback. We take great pride in the our housekeeping staff in keeping every room and public space of the I Hotel and Conference Center immaculate and will be sure to pass along your kind words. I am sorry to hear that breakfast missed the...

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Outstanding people good location nice hotel neat and clean room friendly staff and the manager SAM an amazing person reasy to assist anytime and very helpful. I always stay in I hotel everyone are so good and welcomes you make comfortable warm people. No doubt why it's always full. So far I visited 6 times in last 8 months feels...

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

Dear Milan, Thank you so much for your kind words with regards to our facility and staff. Sam has set a great example at the I Hotel and Conference Center in our goal to "Wow" our guests and are glad our staff can do that for you. We look forward to your next stay with us

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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: ₹ 7,264 - ₹ 12,369 (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 Champaign
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#1 Family Hotel in Champaign
#1 Business Hotel in Champaign
#1 Romantic Hotel in Champaign
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