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Galena, Illinois
Reviewed February 2, 2017

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 January 26, 2017

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 January 9, 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 January 8, 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 January 5, 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 December 29, 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.

Reviewed December 16, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised in how "cool contemporary"/modern and nice the hotel was! The food was excellent which was also a HUGE perk! To make it even more enjoyable, the staff was incredibly kind and helpful. I'd like to mention on particular person who was really a shining star and that is the manager, Sam. He treated my friend &...

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

Dear Maggie, Thank you so much for your kind words about Sam and our facility. Here at the I Hotel our staff prides itself on creating the best experience for each and every guest and are delighted that we could do that for you. We look forward to having you again!

Decatur, IL
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Chose for its proximity to State Farm Center (Assembly Hall) for a concert and its excellent rating on Trip Advisor. Clerk matched quoted lower rate on another online site. Absolutely every staff member we encountered was superb (example - ran from desk to hold doors for luggage cart). Several other guests were there for the concert, so they offered a...

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

Steve, Thank you so much for your kind and detailed review. Yes, our staff here at the I Hotel do it all! We pride ourselves on being ready to assist you with any need you might have throughout your stay. Thank you again for choosing the I Hotel for your concert accommodations and we look forward to seeing you again...

Park Ridge, Illinois
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Stayed her during a visit to see my daughter at Illinois. The hotel is a really pleasant surprise in an area filled with a lot of sub par dated properties. The room was bright, modern and clean. The bathroom was also very nice (not fancy but nice). The whole property feels airy, clean and all the staff I encountered were...

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

We are glad that you were able to enjoy yourself on your recent stay with us while visiting your daughter. Here at the I Hotel we pride ourselves on providing great service and maintaining our facility to the finest details and are glad you were able to enjoy our property. For future stays we do offer complimentary shuttle service to...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Stayed here recently for an Illini football game. Typically we drive there and home because we live within a few hours, but this time I had my two kids, 6 & 4, as well as my mom with me. My brother and family (4 kids) were in town from California to visit their son at U of I and we...

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

Thank you so much for the kind words about our staff and facility! We are so glad to hear that we were able to make for a nice mini-vacation for your family. We look forward to hosting you and your family again the next time you come to Champaign

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center 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 Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • 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
Location: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Champaign
Price Range: $111 - $189 (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
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“High floors away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles muskymstr, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't eat breakfast at the adjoining restaurant!”
 of 5 bubbles realnamenotused, Feb 7, 2017 | Read review
“Accessible rooms with spacious and quiet. Easy to use.”
 of 5 bubbles 208gerryg, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Suites are VERY spacious! They also use fabulous eco-friendly bath/body/haircare products!”
 of 5 bubbles maggies70, Dec 16, 2016 | Read review
“Book early!”
 of 5 bubbles ARW0620, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
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