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Winsted, Connecticut
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We took our high school Junior Grandson to visit the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and stayed on campus in this hotel. It also serves as the Student Union. It was lovely to be on campus. There is a Starbucks, bagel shop, and Wendy's in the building as well as a bowling alley! It is also very near other dinig...

1Thank Diane M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It may be convenient, but it is old, not well maintained or cleaned, and noisy, too! We stayed for an academic competition and had music playing until midnite and restart at 6 am. The heater was loud and uncontrollable. The bathroom looked like a 1960s gym locker complete with beige 4x4 ceramic tile, mildew on the grout, but great water...

3Thank Nelson P
Manasquan, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Old building, but centrally located on the Illinois campus. I was put up there during a visit to the University, so cannot complain, but the room seemed old, with old plumbing. There is no place to eat in the building, except for some fast food places in the basement. They give you a coupon for $5 toward breakfast, but there...

1Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 12 January 2016

My husband and I are alumnus and during our college years never had a reason or money to spend the night at the Union (other than end of the semester all nighters in the public study areas). Since we were attending an event on our birthdays at the University and we decided to spend the night in the heart of...

1Thank 1985Illini
IlliniUnionHotel-Rep, Representative at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, 1985Illini, for taking the time to leave a review for the Illini Union Hotel. We are so glad you had a pleasurable stay! No doubt the Union has undergone many changes and updates since you and your husband were students here at the University of Illinois, but we're so proud to provide you with a comfortable place to relax...

Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed at the Illini Union hotel for Dad's weekend. The location was great and we really enjoyed being close to all that UIUC has to offer. We had a great view of the quad from the hotel room. The room is a little dated, but we didn't mind. It was clean, and the beds where comfortable. Had a large...

Thank Rachel S
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Illini Union hotel the night before a college tour visit with our son. It has a great central location if you want to be right in the middle of the University of Illinois. We had a great view of the quad from the hotel room. The room however was tired. Paint was peeling off the ceiling....

Thank SoccerTraveler92
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Loved the quietness and able to relax. Housekeeping are very friendly and professional in tending for a comfortable stay. Great idea of offering the $5 breakfast coupon, which could possibly increased to $10, instead. A map of the layout of the Student Union would have been helpful, since I got lost on my 1st day trying to find a eatery...

Thank Trudie J
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Great visit! Interesting architecture. We arrived around 3pm and parked in the half circle in front of the building. (We later moved to the adjacent lot and were told we could stay there until 6pm the next day free of charge. Perfect for our needs)! We went through the front doors, up the stairs, through another set of doors and...

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IlliniUnionHotel-Rep, Representative at Illini Union Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, 'snickes', for the great and detailed account of your experience at the Illini Union Hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and had a chance to take part in the Illinois experience! We look forward to having you (and your daughter) stay with us again, hopefully next time you'll be able to take advantage of the...

Reviewed 26 September 2015

Really liked my stay at the Union. Very comfortable, but small beds. Two in a bed would be tough. Huge flat screen tv, well decorated room. Bathroom was a throw back to the fifties...kind of a cool step back in time. Small, but good shower. Could have used a couple more degrees of cooling. They have sealed the windows, and...

Thank chadp1
Denton, Texas
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This hotel is on the University of Illinois campus. It is in the student Union, so is convenient for visitors to the University. Rates were reasonable, and rooms were quiet. It is a majestic old building, but the rooms are updated and very comfortable. There is nightlife nearby, especially for a younger crowd. The area seemed safe and friendly. Would...

Thank KDC0726

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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
Region: United States > Illinois > Champaign-Urbana > Urbana
Price Range: $188 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Illini Union Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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“Ask for a view of the Quad or Green Street”
 of 5 bubbles Keith11201, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side overlook the Quad.”
 of 5 bubbles CathyLen, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Contact the hotel for parking and to see what's going on at U of I- if it's busy you'll be glad you called them!”
 of 5 bubbles arts713, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms are equal in reception of WiFi. If you need good connection, ask them for the right rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles bobchoi2010, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A room facing Quad”
 of 5 bubbles Nancy_s_leong, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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