Champaign, Illinois Hotels and Travel Guide
Champaign –Urbana is home to a world class university and delivers great business and recreation opportunities. If you’re looking for Champaign, Illinois hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
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The University of Illinois, with more than 42,000 students and about 3,000 faculty, is at the very heart of life in Champaign-Urbana. The university has extensive computer science ties and hosts the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), which created Mosaic, the foundation upon which Microsoft Internet Explorer was built. Currently the university is working with IBM and the National Science Foundation to build the world's fastest supercomputer.
In 2004, Bill Gates mentioned that Microsoft hires more University of Illinois graduates than from any other university in the world. Located just four miles from the campus, the Extended Stay America Champaign - Urbana hotel is a convenient and cost-effective place to stay if business at the university brings you to town.
Also nearby are the not-for-profit Carle Foundation Hospital and the network of private multi-specialty practices comprising Carle Clinic Association. Combined, these healthcare providers are the second largest employer in Champaign. Carle Hospital is a major teaching facility and the region’s only level I trauma center, and the Carle Clinic Association is one of the largest and most diverse medical practices in the nation.
Opened in 1963, the Kraft Foods cheese plant remains an important part of the Champaign, Illinois economy. In fact, according to the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, Kraft is the fifth largest employer in the county. This plant is less than 2 miles from the Extended Stay America Champaign - Urbana hotel.
If you are looking for a little golf while in Champaign-Urbana, visit Brookhill Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course in nearby Rantoul.
For a comfortable, convenient, and affordable Champaign, Illinois hotel, the Extended Stay America Champaign - Urbana is a terrific choice.