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Located in central Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a wonderful mix of modern culture as well as Midwestern roots and values. Home to the University of Illinois main campus, it also boasts the energy and spirit found in many college towns around the country. Whether you are interested in learning more about Midwestern culture, love the arts, are a big Illini fan, or want to get outside, you will love your stay in Champaign-Urbana.

Where to stay in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

Wondering where to stay in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois? Of course, a big draw to the city area is University of Illinois. Stroll around and enjoy different campus landmarks, such as the Alma Mater, the university’s welcoming statue. Catch a basketball game or a concert at the State Farm Center or attend a football game at the Memorial Stadium.

For local culture, check out the different museums and galleries around Champaign-Urbana. The Monticello Railway Museum is great for those interested in Illinois’s long relationship with trains and railroads. Next, head to the Champaign County Historical Museum to learn more about the town’s history. If you visit with children, the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum offers ample entertainment. It is a 1914 movie theater that has been converted into a museum. For art lovers, the Krannert Art Museum features a number of different exhibits from around the world, both permanent and rotating. Another attraction, the Virginia Theatre, dates back to 1921 and intrigues with a number of film series, concerts, and more throughout the year.

In case you want to get outside, enjoy the different parks around town. West Side Park is a lovely grassy area with a number of trails and picnic tables. Head to Crystal Lake Park to enjoy the waterfront or practice your golf swing at the Lake of the Woods Golf Club. Need to do some shopping? Head to the Marketplace, a shopping mall that houses over 100 stores.

3 and 4 star hotels in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

Overall, you can pick your hotel from more than 80 hotels in Champaign-Urbana, starting at . There is only one 4 star hotel in Champaign-Urbana, but you can bet it offers the best in luxury accommodation. Expect everything from free continental breakfast options, WiFi, free valet and self parking, on-site dining, airport shuttle services, dry cleaning and laundry services, concierge services, meeting rooms, and more.

For a more budget-oriented option, you can choose from among ten 3 star hotels in town. With these, you can expect everything from free parking, free airport shuttle services, free continental breakfast, WiFi, laundry services, a 24-hour business center, LCD TVs, and designer toiletries, to name just a few perks.

Hotels near Champaign-Urbana airports

There are a few different airports near Champaign-Urbana. When coming from Chicago or Dallas, you will most likely fly into the University of Illinois Willard Airport. It is only 20 minutes out of town and many nearby hotels offer its guests airport shuttle services.

The second airport, Central Illinois Regional Airport is around an hour away from Champaign-Urbana and connects to flights to and from a number of different airports in the US. Alos, Decatur Airport is also about an hour away if you are coming from Chicago or St. Louis.

In case you are coming from further away or fly internationally, you will most likely fly into Chicago O'Hare International Airport. It is still quite a bit way from Champaign-Urbana, so you may want to look intohotels nearby depending on your flight.


Microtel Inn by Wyndham Champaign

Nice close to what I needed near the highway

I only needed a room to rest in before attending a work training. This location worked out great since it was right off the highway. The front desk staff was nice, housekeeping seemed to have an attitude when I requested another set of towels. Otherwise nice hotel I would stay there again.

A verified traveler

2 years ago


Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/Urbana

Clean and comfortable

This hotel wasn't plush or spanking new, but it was clean and comfortable and the staff was very friendly. Add to that, it was conveniently located to Champaign's downtown - not close enough to walk, but a short drive away. Moreover, we got the same room rate for three adults that we would have paid for two and no extra charge for the rollaway. Rollaway stood on end and did not fold, but that made it more comfortable than most. Cons: Designer didn't think through last reno on the bathroom vanity counter. Could seriously bang a hip! (We marked it with trash cans so as to not run into at night.) Would recommend they have granite specialist round it off until next reno. Also, we had to close the blackout curtains with a safety pin or it would have let in an unacceptable amount of light. Minor issues which we overcame. Breakfast was not free - $7.99 for cold, $12.99 for hot, but we went next door for cold brew coffee and scones.

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10 months ago


Americas Best Value Inn-Champaign

Visited the kids at college

We had occasion to visit our children on short notice, and Americas Best Value Inn Champaign turned out to be a very nice choice. Our room was ready upon our early arrival, and was meticulously cleaned. All of the linens smelled fresh and the beds were very comfortable. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Overall, it was a great value and left us feeling very satisfied. David and Judy S.

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3 years ago


Champaign Garden Inn

Perfect! Everything about this place is perfect.

Perfect place for a comfortable stay in Champaign. Old perfectly preserved house with comfortable rooms, friendly hosts, and great location. Loved everything about the place

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6 months ago