Attention Guests:

Reservations for special events and home football games from 2017 on, will be prepay and online only, featuring one room per customer. Please see our Book Now page for more information.

MCORE Construction Announcement:

Starting May 22, and lasting throughout the summer, the Illini Union's circle drive will be CLOSED as part of the MCORE project. The Hotel parking is still available and the entrance is on the east side of the Illini Union. Click here for driving directions map. Complete details of MCORE.

Modeled after Colonial Virginia, the Illini Union Hotel continues to impress with its beautiful architecture and woodwork designs. When you stay in the Hotel, you are within walking distance of the main features of the U of I campus.

Stay Where the Illini Spirit Thrives

features and amenities

  • Centrally located in the heart of campus with views overlooking the Quad
  • 72 rooms and 2 VIP suites
  • Adjacent to the myriad of restaurants and shopping along Green St.
  • Free access to premiere training and recreation facilities ARC and CRCE
  • 42" flat-screen plasma display in each room 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking

breakfast options

When you stay at the Illini Union Hotel, you will receive a complimentary $5 breakfast voucher to any of our participating dining partners.


  • Einstein Bros. Bagels | Egg sandwich of your choice w/medium coffee for $5. 
  • Qdoba | Breakfast burrito w/chorizo sausage, chicken, or vegetarian for $4.50 (medium) and $7 (large). Also offering $1.50 coffee.

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