You are encouraged to secure your accommodations as soon as possible as both the Roger Ebert Film Festival and Illinois Marathon will be taking place the same weekend.

Room Reservations

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Illini Union.

The rate is $104 for full-size; $109 for queen or king plus tax.

To reserve a room
1. Go to
2. Click on “Book Now” located upper left of page
3. Fill in dates and other info.
4. Way at the bottom, click on the circle of the “Group Booking Code.”
5. Fill in your group booking code
6. Click on “Check Availability”.
7. The group booking code is: IER

We have also reserved a block of rooms at the iHotel.

The rate is $129 for Thursday and $189 for Friday and Saturday.

The group booking code is IER17. You can register online or call 217-819-5000.

These rooms will be released on February 20,2017, so please book soon.

Other Accommodations

Accommodations in Champaign-Urbana are listed on the Visit Champaign County website.