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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here on a work trip, paid by the university. First impression was pretty good - slow check in but friendly, happily gave us a parking pass ahead of when our room was ready, room clean and completely serviceable. They also gave us a choice of rooms when we checked in and we chose a quad view room. HOWEVER... When... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

we were visiting the u of I. it was a room on the third floor of the student union. a perfect place to stay! we arrived the night before our tour and walked around and enjoyed the beautiful university grounds. the next day we were able to use the university gym- it needs a little face lift, as does the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Very old building, but they have done a nice job keeping rooms updated. Location says it all, but rooms are very nice and reasonably priced (at least for the time of year we went). Another thing to consider is it comes with free parking at the Union - that could be worth it alone. The continental breakfast is low end... More 

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

Thank you so much for the positive comments. I do wish we had more space for an expanded breakfast bar. It's on my wish list.! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Great location. We had a suite, one room with two double beds and one room with a pull out couch. We were a family of five so this was more than enough space and had two bathrooms. Right in the middle of campus. Walk to restaurants. Be careful that you park in the right place or you will end up... More 

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

We at the Illini Union Hotel are glad that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Stayed two nights and greatly enjoyed it. Perfect location, comfortable, spacious and clean room, with a view of the quad.

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

Thank you so much for the kind words. We really appreciate your business and hope to see you again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

You can't get a better location if you are visiting campus. The Union is right on the quad and just a block away from many restaurants and shops. It has a great college feel, and the room was nice, the beds were comfortable and clean. I would, however, concur with other reviewers on two counts: 1) the hotel maintenance staff... More 

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

We appreciate your comments and will work hard to earn your future business. More 

Crystal Lake, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

If you want to be right in the thick of it, here's where you want to stay -- on The Quad. The ease of getting to campus town, along with all of the academic buildings, is what makes this the preferred lodging. The rooms are smaller than what you'd expect, however, considering how much time you spend in your room,... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comments. THey are much appreciated. We hope you stay with us again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

Everything was within walking distance or you could ride the bus. This is probably the best place to stay when its college related. Yes, the front desk could be rude especially if its a college age person working. But the older people were more accommodating. Price was actually less than other places.

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

Thank you for staying with us. I apologize for any problems that you encountered. We strive to provide excellent customer service100% of the time. I will research the incident and reinforce our committment to quality service with that employee. More 

pittsburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

I was at a conference at the Univ. of IL and I could not have found a better location! I just had to go downstairs to attend the conference and I could go back to my room to refresh whenever I wanted. The room was nice and clean. I have two complains/suggestions: first, the bed mattress should have been changed... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us. I'm sorry that your stay was not completely satisfactory. We did purchase all new bedding in 2009. We quite often recieve compliments on the comfort of our mattresses. Also, the space in the building is primarily dedicated to students and their needs therefore limiting space for what an ideal breakfast location would be. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Perfect location for visiting your kids at Uof I. Enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the beautiful historic U of I quad ...in the middle of bustling college life. History meets charm. Parking and breakfast included with comfy beds and soft linens. Charming by any standard!

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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: $86 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 74
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