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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Galena, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful hotel. The staff is outstanding and goes above and beyond. Rooms are clean and modern. Houlihan's serves as the continental breakfast location. Nice exercise room. Did I mention the staff? They are amazing. Each and every one of them. Lobby is warm and inviting

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

Dear K S, Thank you so much for your kind words about the staff and facility of the I Hotel and Conference Center. I'm glad that our staff was able help make your stay much more enjoyable and I know they will enjoy seeing your message! Thank you and we look forward to having you with us again.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was incredibly impressed with the I Hotel. The location was very close to the airport and easy to get to. They offer a free shuttle when you return to the airport. The staff was extremely kind and friendly. The front desk staff was willing to help with anything we needed and went above and beyond. The room was clean,...

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

Dear Matilda, Thank you so much for kind words. I know that all of the staff at the I Hotel and Conference Center as well as Houlihans will enjoy seeing this. At the I Hotel we strive to make your travels as easy as possible and our complimentary shuttle to and from Willard Airport and other local spots is one...

Avon, Indiana
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The staff was all very helpful and professional. Motel itself was very clean and it was nice to have a restaurant attached tk the hotel. I enjoyed the fact it wasn't your typical cookie cutter chain hotel. Some really nice details in the lobby and even the room's doors was very unique. The only part that O didn't care for...

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

Dear jdtinder, Thank you for your kind review and for mentioning our staff. We appreciate you taking note in our staffs professionalism and helpfulness. The I Hotel and Conference Center is proud to be independently owned as a stand-alone luxury accommodation. We apologize for missing the mark on the bathroom, but we are glad that your stay was comfortable. Please...

Romeoville, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Staff were very helpful and pleasant. Room was clean and spacious, Very user friendly for those with a physical disability. There was even the option for a room with a walk in shower or tub for people who use a wheelchair. Breakfast was good.

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

Dear Gerry, Thank you for your kind words regarding our facility and staff! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the I Hotel and Houlihan's. It was our pleasure to serve you, and we hope to see you again soon!

Bartlett, Illinois
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Have stayed twice now and both times have been quite impressed. Nice rooms, quiet, and clean. Hotel is very contemporary and is connected to a Houlihan's Which has great food and drinks. Today when we were departing it had snowed. We were brushing off the car with our hands as we did not have a brush with us. Two staff...

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

Dear Dreeves2009, Thank you so much for sharing your experience about your stays with us. We are delighted that you have been able to enjoy your experiences with both the I Hotel and Houlihan's and that our staff was able to assist you in the snow. We look forward to having you with us again soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Sam Santhanam, president of the I Hotel turned out to be the real angel who turned our not so lucky Xmas day into a fun and joyful experience! After our flight at the Champaign airport was cancelled for the second time we were faced with grim waiting and hours of train ride to the Chicago O'Hare. Sam offered us a...

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

Dear Anna, Thank you so much for the kind words. Here at the I Hotel we take great pride in providing the best guest experience we can and are glad that we could assist you in your time of need. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and hope you enjoyed the rest of you Holiday.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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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  • 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: RM500 - RM839 (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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#1 Business Hotel in Champaign
#1 Romantic Hotel in Champaign
#1 Family Hotel in Champaign
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