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New Private 3BD/2.5BR Townhome
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2.29 km from city centre
New Private 3BD/2.5BR Townhome
*Unique* Private Studio with Yard in Orange County close to Beaches/Disney
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great place to relax and enjoy!

"It was a wonderful location and very spacious accommodations! Would come back again. Couple things: I needed Decaf coffee for the Keurig, getting onto the internet was inconsistent. For some reason the TV didn't work. It would be helpful to have a nightlight in the bathroom. Truly, a terrific ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 17, 2019

*Unique* Private Studio with Yard in Orange County close to Beaches/Disney
Townhouse in heart of OC close to Spectrum, beaches
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest
2.5 out of 5
20768 Lake Forest Drive, Lake Forest, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $107 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
2.26 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (136 reviews)

"When we first arrived, the desk clerk assigned us the wrong room, but fixed it quickly. I guess due to the pandemic, there is no maid service during the stay, but we used the same towels and washcloths for 4 days and had overflowing garbage pails. The soda machines were not kept stocked on our floor, ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest
Homewood Suites by Hilton Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest
3 out of 5
23021 Lake Center Drive A, Lake Forest, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $143 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
3.6 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (80 reviews)

"Very nice place to stay, clean and pleasant. Loved that our suite had a full kitchen."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 4, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest
Unparalleled Stunning NEW Designer Oasis
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3.13 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
California Christmas

"We needed a place to come and stay in Ca for Christmas to celebrate with our family and this was the perfect place! I was sad thinking we would be in a rental house with no Christmas decorations and holiday feel, but I was mistaken. There was a live decorated Christmas tree and stockings on the mantle! ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2020

Unparalleled Stunning NEW Designer Oasis
Lake Home Retreat
Lake Forest, CA
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1.79 km from city centre
Lake Home Retreat
Charming, Quiet, Elegant, Luxury Lake Front, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach
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2.07 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Quarantine haven

"I traveled with my wife and our 5 children to sunny California from Philadelphia to visit her family for Christmas. From the pictures this listing looks amazing. Until you really walk in the residence one cannot fully appreciate its splendor. It is amazing. With everything shut down for Corona this ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2021

Charming, Quiet, Elegant, Luxury Lake Front, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach
Lake Forest Luxury Retreat
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1.84 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (11 reviews)
The house was amazing and the backyard deck and boat were the highlight!

"My hubby loves fishing so this place was so awesome! Wake up in the morning and walk straight to the deck to fish. My son who is 4 caught his first fish all by himself here. The house is clean and the layout and design is wonderful. We also went to Laguna Beach one day which is literally like a 15-20 ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 20, 2020

Lake Forest Luxury Retreat
Lake Front Retreat, Luxurious , WiFi, Direct TV All King Size Beds. Gorgeous.
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Nice location, Property below expectations.

"we stayed 40 days in this property. The Location and the community are really nice. The house is in good physical condition. On the other hand, when we arrived the house was extremely dusty and not clean, it was also full of spiders and aunts, I mean everywhere around the house and outside. including ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 29, 2018

Lake Front Retreat, Luxurious , WiFi, Direct TV All King Size Beds. Gorgeous.
Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel
2.5 out of 5
23192 Lake Center Dr, Lake Forest, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $97 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
3.63 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"Very friendly staff very quick easy check in and always very helpful"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2021

Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel
The Resort at Pelican Hill
5 out of 5
22701 Pelican Hill Road S, Newport Coast, Newport Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $511 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
15.83 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"The Resort is beautiful and prestigious. The view was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2020

The Resort at Pelican Hill
America's Best Value Inn - Irvine
23150 Lake Center Drive, Lake Forest, CA
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3.6 km from city centre
3.1/5 (101 reviews)
Anything but the Parking Structure

"Hotel was a walking distance from downtown but yet still remained the calmness of Palm Springs. Parking structure was strange. It was outside facing the rooms and not a whole lot of empty spaces avaiable. Meaning we had to carry our stuff and walk around the campus to get to our room. On the other ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2008

America's Best Value Inn - Irvine
Hyatt Regency Orange County
4 out of 5
11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $125 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
26.61 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (2,700 reviews)

"They did a good job all the way through with everything everything is cool clean and respectable"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2021

Hyatt Regency Orange County
Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach
3 out of 5
647 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $125 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
14.86 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (1,067 reviews)

"Had amazing customer service from Taylor at the front desk. Was able to get an early check in for a small fee, but for that beautiful oceanfront room... this hotel is a hidden gem for a great price!! I will definitely be back!!"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 7, 2021

Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach
Candlewood Suites Irvine East
2.5 out of 5
3 S Pointe Dr, Lake Forest, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $112 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
1.84 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (711 reviews)

"It is very homey and everyone is so friendly. Everyone was very conscience about wearing a mask and respecting distance."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 10, 2021

Candlewood Suites Irvine East
Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest
2.5 out of 5
20251 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $102 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
3.28 km from city centre
3.1/5 (995 reviews)

"The building is tired and in need of updating. The stairways need to be cleaned as well as the exterior; litter and cigarette butts should tossed."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 23, 2020

Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest
Inn at Laguna Beach
3.5 out of 5
211 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $126 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
14.8 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"The hotel itself is a little out-dated but that does add to it's charm. The staff were extremely helpful and tentative and the location could not be beat! super close to literally everything you'd probably want to do and see in Laguna. That being said, it is very central and there is not much privacy ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 11, 2021

Inn at Laguna Beach
Paséa Hotel & Spa
4.5 out of 5
21080 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $289 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
28.94 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,294 reviews)

"Loved the music on Fri and Sat night. Nice pool area. Did not like the people smoking cigarettes and pot on the balconies. Did not like the slamming of the doors."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2021

Paséa Hotel & Spa
Staybridge Suites Lake Forest
3 out of 5
2 Orchard, Lake Forest, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $124 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.11 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (443 reviews)

"Mimi at the front desk was especially helpful. When we checked in and when we had a problem with broken sunglasses. Mimi was great."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

Staybridge Suites Lake Forest
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Lake Forest Hotel Guide

If you are booking upscale or affordable long-stay or short-stay accommodation in Lake Forest, it's comforting to know that there is a large range of different options. About 26 hotels and apartments can be found within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) radius of Lake Forest's downtown area.

If you are looking to book accommodation within 3 kilometres (2 miles) from the Lake Forest city center, Staybridge Suites Lake Forest and The Prominence Hotel and Suites are ideal.

3 kilometres (2 miles) from the center of Lake Forest is the Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest. This hotel is a an excellent option for visitors who are on a tight budget. Another economical option here is the Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel.

16 kilometres (10 miles) away from the heart of Lake Forest, is the The Villas at Pelican Hill Resort. Alternatively, the Montage Laguna Beach is 16 kilometres (10 miles) away. The The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel and the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa are other alternative hotel options around Lake Forest.

30 kilometres (19 miles) to the west of Lake Forest is Huntington Beach, where you can spend the day visiting Huntington State Beach and Huntington Beach Pier. The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach and The Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel are some of the great hotel alternatives in Huntington Beach. Alternatively, you could consider staying at Aliso Viejo, 9 kilometres (6 miles) to the southwest of Lake Forest, where you'll find the Surf And Sand Resort and La Casa del Camino - Laguna Beach. Whether you're just passing through or staying in Aliso Viejo, don't miss the Soka University of America and Aliso Viejo Golf Club.

If you enjoy sports and love watching local games you might decide to head to Staples Center, which is 70 kilometres (43 miles) to the northwest of Lake Forest. Stay right near the action at the The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles or the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE.

If you are planning on flying via John Wayne Airport, you may plan to book a room at The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, or Residence Inn by Marriott Costa Mesa Newport Beach, which are both nearby.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Lake Forest?
Hampton Inn by Hilton Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveler reviews also recommend Homewood Suites by Hilton Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Irvine Lake Forest as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lake Forest, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in Lake Forest.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Lake Forest?
Based on reviews, Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Lake Forest?
Sonesta Simply Suites Orange County Irvine is a hotel with in-room kitchens and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options to stay with the kids include Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest and Quality Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Lake Forest?
Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Another good option for a romantic stay is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Lake Forest?
Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Quality Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum and Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest.
What's the best place to stay near the beach in Lake Forest?
Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest is a top 3.5-star hotel with an outdoor pool, and it’s located close to the beach. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel and Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Lake Forest?
Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel is a hotel featuring free breakfast and an outdoor pool, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Sonesta Simply Suites Orange County Irvine and Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest. You can tee off at Lake Forest Golf and Practice Center during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in Lake Forest?
Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest.

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