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chicago
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed at the Illini Union for a recent college visit. As an Alum of U of I, I was so excited to stay there! We areived at the Union, checked in and receuved our parking pass and went to our room. As for parking....it was "one and done". Made things so much easier and didn't have to worry about... More 

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Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. It's so special when someone takes the time to good things. We appreciate your business and hope to see you soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

All in all, this hotel was quite a bit pricier than other hotels in the area and you are paying top $ for location - and nothing more. The staff at the hotel was great. Very friendly and accommodating. I very much so appreciated that. The rooms themselves were very bare bones and extremely outdated -- (minus the big screen... More 

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1 Thank hollyx113
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

The staff an management of the Illini Union thank you for your comments. After undergoing renovations from 2004 through 2009, we will be planning more in the near future. We'll look forward to seeing you then! More 

Park Ridge, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Took a tour of the campus. Parked once and done. Everything is within 10 minute walk which gives you a feel of the campus . The room were comfortable, clean, and breakfast was included. Nice view of the quad

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1 Thank kimdrago
Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words. It's refreshing to be able to hear the good comments and be able to pass them on the staff. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Springfield, Missouri
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Check in was easy, lots of food options in the food court, there is a student rec center in the basement where you can bowl or play arcades, and it is in the middle of campus so it is very conveniently located. Not fancy, but served its purpose.

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Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. We really appreciate your taking the time to comment. It's morale-boosting to be able to pass along to the staff that someone's noticed the good jib they do. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Maryland
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59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This bare-bones hotel is located inside the student union at UIUC. The reception area is on the side right next to a main entrance to the union, and rooms are located in various blocks in the hotel, particularly in one area of the the 3rd and 4th floors. The rooms themselves are clean but tired, with fairly spare furnishings. The... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We attended an admitted-student day event recently. The event registration started at 8:15 am, so after a satisfactory continental breakfast, we were just a quick elevator ride to the main event. Not having to make the drive from the suburbs in the wee morning hours, priceless! It was so convenient staying on campus, plus the added bonus of having a... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My daughter and I stayed here on a college visit, and it was the perfect choice. Check in was smooth and professional -- there is no hassle getting here as you pull up right in front of the building, and parking is close by. Our room was neat, clean and had a beautiful view overlooking the quad. If you are... More 

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I stayed in this hotel for a visit to the University of Illinois campus and it was extremely convenient. I was concerned that parking might be an issue as is typical on campus, but I was able to park right outside the entrance to the union. My room was very clean, but the rooms are in need of renovation--the bathrooms... More 

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Thank Allie T
Illini_Union, General Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the kind words. If your child chooses Illinois we'll hopefully see you for the next four years! I couldn't agree witrh you more regarding the bathrooms- they top our "to do" list. Enjoy the college selection process! More 

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This hotel is located right on the campus so if one has to visit the school-UIUC- it would be perfect. I don't see why anyone would stay here other than that reason. The room was clean and quiet. Small room size, though. Within the hotel, there are small shops and eateries that you can grab quick snacks if you do... More 

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Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Wehope that we can be of service to you in the future. More 

Qingdao, China
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

The Illini Union hotel puts you right @ the heart of the campus ... Within walking distance of great restaurants and surrounded by the sights and sounds of university students in action on the Quad. The rooms are a bit tired, it took awhile for hot water to arrive in the shower head, and the continential breakfast was average. However,... More 

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Illini_Union, Manager at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying here and for your candid review. While it seems like only yesterday since we remodeled it'sreally been since 2009 so yes we are looking at refurbishing some things. Thanks again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed within one of the most iconic buildings on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s campus – the Illini Union – is the newly remodeled Illini Union Hotel. This boutique hotel offers 74 rooms, including two VIP suites, and is the perfect location for anyone looking to make the most of their stay in Champaign-Urbana. In addition to 27 meeting rooms, the Union also offers a plethora of food and entertainment options throughout the building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Illini Union Hotel

Address: 1401 W Green St, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2953
Location: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Urbana
Price Range: $48 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 74
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