Conference Hotels

We have reserved blocks of rooms for conference goers at two great hotels within walking distance of the conference venue (in fact — one is at the conference venue!).









Illini Union Hotel
Address: 1401 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 333-3030

Room Reservation Information:  30 rooms blocked off. Double: $104; Queen: $109; King: $109 + TAX. Add $10 to the base rate for the 3rd and 4th guests in the room. No charge for the 2nd guest.

For your convenience, the Illini Union Hotel is located within the Conference Venue.

Ask for rooms in the GALANA block. This block is available for reservation for any days between Sept. 7-11. Reservations must be booked no later than August 7, 2016.

Hotel Amenities Included with your Reservation:

  • 42″ Flat Screen Plasma Display with Premium Cable
  • Adjacent Parking (Illini Union Hotel guests and will be given parking passes upon request at check-in)
  • $5 voucher toward breakfast at Illini Union food outlets (including Starbucks and Einstein’s Bagels)
  • In-room Refrigerator
  • In-room Safe
  • Wi-Fi








TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Address: 524 E Green St, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 344-1600

Room Reservation Information:  20 rooms blocked off. 15 double/double bed rooms and 5 king rooms. All rooms are $129/night + TAX. $7/day garage parking.

TownePlace Suites is located just a short walk (approximately 2 blocks) from the conference venue.

Ask for rooms in the LIN block. These rooms are available any nights between Sept 7-10 (departing Sunday, Sept 11)Rooms must be booked by August 25, 2016.

Hotel Amenities Included with your Reservation:

  • High-speed internet
  • Free breakfast
  • Kitchenette/Coffee-tea service in-room
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor pool
  • Cable TV

Other great hotel options near campus:








I Hotel
 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 819-5000

The I Hotel is located on the 1 Yellow Bus route, with free service to the Illini Union every ten minutes.








Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana
Address: 217 N Neil St, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 531-2800

Shuttle service is available for hotel guests 7AM to 11PM daily to locations within 5 miles of the hotel.