We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Champaign B&Bs / inns

The Avenue Bed and Breakfast

Save
You added The Avenue Bed and Breakfast to your Saves list
802 W. University Ave., Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820
Hotel amenities
The Avenue Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 7 Champaign B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Champaign
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

10 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    10
    0
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
3
5
2
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (10)
  • Mar-May only
    (2)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (2)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (5)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (1)
All months
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had an ideal B&B experience at The Avenue. Without being obtrusive, Paul and Catherine were fantastic hosts who provided all the creature comforts we could've asked for and more. Each breakfast was beautifully presented, perfectly prepared and delicious. And plentiful! With thoughtful surprise treats offered throughout our visit, too. The inclusion of local foods, much of it organic, is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mansfield, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had stayed at The Avenue periodically while our son was a student and felt this was better than any hotel. For graduation weekend, Paul and Catherine (our hosts) made the weekend very special for us. For that weekend, the entire B&B is reserved by one family, so everything could be setup just for us. The weekend included a dinner... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

This was our second time at The Avenue. Paul was away but Catherine was a fabulous hostess. Based on our previous stay we knew the breakfast would be terrific and Catherine met or exceeded our expectations. We stayed in the Queen Suite and our daughter and son-in-law stayed in the Maid's Suite. Both were super comfortable and we all slept... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We stayed at The Avenue for graduation weekend at the university, and though we are proud of our new alum, the highlight of the weekend was our experience with Paul and Catherine. They made a special weekend worry-free, providing scrumptious breakfasts, everything necessary for our impromptu champagne and cheese hour, directions to locales, etc. The topper was the amazing barbecue... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mt. Vernon, IL
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

It was quite by accident that we stayed at The Avenue for U of I Dad's Weekend Nov. 12-14, 2010. After not finding availability in any of the hotels, I looked at B & B's as an alternative. The Avenue's website was very enticing and they just happened to have the perfect accommodations for my husband and I and our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Paris, IL
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

I have stayed at The Avenue twice, most recently for a Christnmas shopping weekend/short getaway with my husband. The Avenue Is an excellent place to stay. Paul and Catherine have every detail of your stay covered. From the absolutely wonderful breakfast to the snack left for us in the evening to the wonderful room and atmosphere. Their home is beautiful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Indiana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2009

I recently planned a romantic weekend in Champaign to propose to my girlfriend. Everything went flawless. The Avenue was the icing on the cake! Paul and Catherine are phenominal hosts and have a cozy, beautiful home. Breakfast was outstanding and included local produce with farm fresh eggs and meats. Catherine makes the best quiche I've ever tasted. The Brewers have... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Southern California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

The Avenue B & B is perfect because it's: (1) Located in a beautiful residential neighborhood but not far from downtown (2) The rooms are beautifully decorated with antiques but not so fancy that you're afraid to touch anything. 3 suites on the 2nd floor, 1 on the 3rd. The rooms are large and since the house is so well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wilkinson, Indiana
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

This B&B is definitely the only place to stay in Champaign, IL. The hosts, Paul and Catherine, are lovely, generous people who obviously enjoy their work. I asked for a low carb menu and an early breakfast (my meeting started at 8 a.m.) and they accomodated me in style. The crustless quiche was wonderful, and accompanied by the best fruit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Springfield
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2008

We have discovered paradise in Urbana-Champaign... I was ready to give up on B&Bs from my last experience in Virginia, but decided to give it one more try. My wife booked The Avenue so we could enjoy her alma mater's homecoming (U of I, Urbana-Champagne) and have a nice weekend away. It exceeded all expectations!! Catherine and Paul have done... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Avenue Bed and Breakfast? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Avenue Bed and Breakfast

Address: 802 W. University Ave., Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820
Location: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Champaign
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Avenue b&b
The Avenue Hotel Champaign

11 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay