Housing


All participants are responsible for their own housing reservations. Urbana-Champaign offers numerous lodging options. Here is just a sampling of what's available in the area:

Eastland Suites

1907 N. Cunningham Ave., Urbana, IL 61802

Phone: 217-367-8331  Web: http://www.eastlandsuitesurbana.com

 

Hampton Inn

1200 W. University Ave., Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: 217-337-1100  Web: http://go.illinois.edu/HamptonInn

 

Hawthorn Suites

101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign, IL. 61820

Phone: 217-398-3400Web: http://www.hawthorn.com

 

Hilton Garden Inn

1501 South Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Phone: 217-352-9970Web: http://www.champaignurbana.hgi.com


Holiday Inn Express

1003 W. Killarney St., Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: 217-928-7941Web: http://go.illinois.edu/HolidayInnExpress

iHotel and Conference Center, next to Memorial Stadium

1900 S. First Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Phone: 217-819-5000  Web: http://www.stayatthei.com


Marriott TownePlace Suites

603 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Phone: 217-344-1600  Web: http://go.illinois.edu/marriott-townplace
 

Ramada Urbana/Champaign
902 W. Killarney St., Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 647-993-9399  Web: http://www.ramada.com/hotels/illinois/urbana/ramada-urbana/hotel-overview

 

Wyndham Garden

1001 Killarney Street. Urbana, IL 61802
Phone: 217-328-7900Web: http://www.wyndham.com/hotels/48892

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Travel to Champaign-Urbana


Car: Metered street/lot parking is available near Krannert Center for Friday sessions. Parking is free on Saturday at the Harding Band Building. You can choose to "plug" the meter ($1.00/hour; quarters, dimes, nickels), or use the Mobile Meter service which is available for most meters. (Downloading the app and setting up an account can take a few minutes, so you may prefer to do so prior to your arrival.)

Bus/Train/Air: UI Bands staff will coordinate pick-up and drop-off for any paying participant. Please send your arrival and departure times in and out of Willard Airport (CMI) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, or Illinois Terminal (Amtrak/bus) to bands@illinois.eduWe must know your schedule at least one week before the event to ensure our shuttle schedule. 

Train: Amtrak services the Urbana-Champaign area. UI Bands staff will coordinate pick-up and drop-off for any paying participant. Please send your arrival and departure times to bands@illinois.edu. We must know your schedule at least one week before the event to ensure our shuttle schedule.