The Champaign Area
We look forward to your stay. Located off the I-74 at Neil Street, our hotel is convenient to Kraft Foods, the Business Research Center, and the campus of the University of Illinois, shared with our neighboring town of Urbana. Parking is free and we extend a welcome to those traveling with pets. After a restful stay in a comfy bed, guests are served a delicious free Bright Side Breakfast® each morning, including hot and cold selections, waffles, fresh fruit, breads, cereals, and all the coffee and juice you can drink. With free high-speed internet access and free local calls, it’s a breeze to catch up on things before heading out.
Champaign is growing in software, tech, and music label business, gaining the nickname of Silicon Prairie. Surrounded by farm country, Champaign is prime Midwest territory, 135 miles south of Chicago, 124 miles west of Indianapolis, and 178 miles northeast of St. Louis. Home to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to Parkland College, and the Krannert Art Museum and Center for the Performing Arts, Champaign is a culturally-rich destination. An impressive list includes The Museum of Natural History, John Philip Sousa Library and Museum, William M. Staerkel Planetarium, Station Theatre and Virginia Theater, Orpheum Children’s Science Museum, Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum, Champaign County Historical Museum, and Roger Ebert Film Festival in April.
Hotel Services and Amenities
Come and enjoy a stay with us and our friendly staff. For those who wish to travel light, all guest rooms are equipped with a coffeemaker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and alarm clock. The guest rooms also well-equipped for communications, courtesy free local calls, and free high-speed internet Wi-Fi service for your laptop or smartphone connectivity. We also have new Samsung televisions with 30 channels of HD programming and a Plug-and-Play feature that accommodates your own electronics. You’ll be served a free Bright Side Breakfast each morning with a selection of hot and cold items, including homemade waffles and unlimited coffee and juices. The heated outdoor pool is available in seasonal weather.
From planetarium to gospel music performances to John Philip Sousa, Champaign offers a wide variety of attractions. Our hotel is located just three miles from the noted Krannert Art Museum in downtown Champaign. We’re three miles from the campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a mere two miles from Parkland College. Across the street is Market Place Mall, the Beverly Movie Theater, and a good selection of restaurants, with more dining options located within a mile. Business travelers know that we’re very near the offices of Kraft Foods and the Business Research Park, where regional offices of several Fortune 500 companies are found. Savvy shoppers enjoy picking up bargains when visiting Tangers Factory Outlet Center, 25 miles from our door.