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Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The quality, service and attention to details are similar to Ritz,Taj,Four Seasons and Mandarin. I would highly recommend. Chose the venue for my daughter's wedding. Wedding reception was held at the spacious conference center with a nice patio and orange umbrellas. All our guests appreciated the complimentary comfortable airport shuttle service and the complimentary shuttle service to University of Illinois...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Friendly staff. Had a late check in and was extremely tired. They were so nice and quick to get us our key and offered bottled water which was very appreciated. The room is so clean and modern and very comfortable. Have stayed here a few times now and has never disappointed us. Great location. Love this place!

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chicago
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This place has location, location, location...all the amenities- an amazing courteous staff- beautiful, modern , luxurious accommodations.They have bicycles you can use and offer passes to the U of I rec center- they'll even take you there and pick you up. Everything you need is right there from coffee and pastries to a bar and restaurant. The lobby is comfortable...

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Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We recently stay at the I Hotel. The day before we were scheduled to arrive, Robert, the concierge, called us to see if we needed anything special in our room. He suggested bottles of water (Voss) and asked us if we wanted the Chicago Tribune. Of course we agreed to the water and paper. Later I called back and told...

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Best place to stay when you are in town as far as I am concerned - the hotel itself is modern, bright, wonderful rooms and the staff are all extremely helpful. They even provide a car service for running to and from downtown which was extremely helpful - we were interviewing at the U of I careers fair and parking...

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Loved this hotel.... Spacious rooms, clean big bathrooms and gracious front desk staff. One of the nicer hotels I've stayed in for quite some time. Starbucks kiosk and workout facility really topped it. The service /wait staff in attached Houlihan's was not up to par with the rest of the hotel. Literally had to ask someone to take our order....

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My husband and I enjoy staying at the I Hotel because of the exceptional and friendly service, and the well-designed accessible room. We need wheelchair accessibility in our accommodations and the I Hotel is among the best we have ever visited. The design is elegant, contemporary, and conveniently located at the south edge of the University of Illinois campus, perfect...

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Bangalore
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Everything about the place was perfect. We requested for an early check in and they happily obliged and even picked us up from the Amtrak station. The staff was very helpful and even more so as I was travelling with an infant. I would definitely stay here again.

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Chicago Suburbs
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This eight year old hotel is contemporary, with spacious and comfortable rooms. Our room was extremely clean, which I've never seen in my 25+ years of travel. The bed was very comfortable, room to unpack, nice bathroom counter size, great shower pressure. Only downside was continental breakfast was included, but you have the option to order (and pay for) off...

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Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

This is the second year my company has held our state meetings here. The hotel staff is very friendly and professional. The rooms are very clean. Very comfortable beds and pillows. Overall very pleased and would stay again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
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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
  • Laundry Service
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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: RM528 - RM959 (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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