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Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest
2.5 out of 5
20251 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA
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The price is $85 per night
2.04 mi from city center
3.1/5 (988 reviews)

"This has always been my go to stay I love how friendly staff is. And quick and easy check in. Please continue to do great ! Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest
Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel
2.5 out of 5
23192 Lake Center Dr, Lake Forest, CA
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The price is $85 per night
2.25 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (953 reviews)

"I’ve stayed here before and everything was great as always. Nothing to complain about"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel
Charming, Quiet, Elegant, Luxury Lake Front, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach
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1.29 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Good

"Good"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Charming, Quiet, Elegant, Luxury Lake Front, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach
Lake Forest Luxury Retreat
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1.14 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (12 reviews)
Great lake getaway

"We had a wonderful trip at this property. The host Brad was extremely helpful to make our stay relaxing and perfect. We traveled with another family and we both have a toddler. The house itself is great to all enjoy the open space together but also have our own space. Very clean and well stocked. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Lake Forest Luxury Retreat
Lake Front Retreat, Luxurious , Wifi, Direct TV All King Size Beds. Gorgeous
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)
Immaculate home, inside and out!

"I surprised my wife and kids by booking this home so we could spend the rest of summer vacation together. Upon arrival we were beside ourselves at how luxurious the home and surrounding property were. My wife instantly fell in love with the decorating. We immediately felt like we were on a holiday ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

Lake Front Retreat, Luxurious , Wifi, Direct TV All King Size Beds. Gorgeous
Homewood Suites Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest
3 out of 5
23021 Lake Center Drive A, Lake Forest, CA
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The price is $110 per night
2.24 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (10 reviews)

"Good hotel smells like new still will stay again I will recommend to others to stay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Homewood Suites Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest
Free Breakfast Buffet. Pool & Hot Tub. 30min From Disney!
New Private 3bd/2.5br Townhome
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1.42 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
A very spacious home, great amenities and highly recommended.

"A very spacious home, great amenities and highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

New Private 3bd/2.5br Townhome
Unique Studio With Private Pool/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 Studio With Private Pool/yard in Orange County Close to Beaches/disney
7 Bedroom / 4 Bath ADA Single Family Home in Safe/quiet Residential Neighborhood
Townhouse in Heart of OC Close to Spectrum, Beaches
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Irvine Lake Forest
2.5 out of 5
23150 Lake Center Drive, Lake Forest, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night
2.22 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)

"This is a great place to stay, my dog loves it !! For extra fee animals are welcome !! Beds are clean and comfortable, beds sheets white beautiful, the best our room equipped with kitchen. Front desk respectful and super nice . Bagels for breakfast cream cheese was missing ! Overall I will recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Irvine Lake Forest
Hampton Inn Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest
2.5 out of 5
23021 Lake Center Drive B, Lake Forest, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $93 per night
2.24 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (24 reviews)

"This is the third time I've stayed and the staff always shines. I stayed the first night they opened and they've only improved the service at the front desk and caring for the rooms since that first Friday."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Hampton Inn Irvine Spectrum/Lake Forest
Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest
3.5 out of 5
23131 Lake Center Drive, Lake Forest, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $97 per night
2.14 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (146 reviews)

"Very clean and up to date. We will definitely consider staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest
Staybridge Suites Lake Forest
3 out of 5
2 Orchard, Lake Forest, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $118 per night
1.93 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (421 reviews)

"Excellent place to stay. It’s like having apartment. Staff is friendly. Super clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

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Visiting Lake Forest

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Lake Forest, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its forests, lakeside setting, and shopping. Main Beach Park, Huntington State Beach, and Irvine Spectrum Center are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in Lake Forest
  • The closest major airport is in Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), 22.9 mi (36.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Lake Forest

Favorite family attractions include Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club and Etnies Skate Park of Lake Forest. The forests and lakeside exemplify the city's natural beauty and places to visit include Heritage Hill Historic Park and Pittsford Park. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to The Orchard at Saddleback and Foothill Ranch Towne Centre.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in Lake Forest. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Staybridge Suites Lake Forest - With a stay at this 3-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia travelers love its overall value and WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Irvine South/Irvine Spectrum - Our customers like the overall value and WiFi at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Candlewood Suites Irvine East - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a fitness center, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its quiet location and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Top places to see outside the city include Main Beach Park, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center, and Huntington State Beach, which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

Dressing for Lake Forest

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 68°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 47°F
  • From April to June, the average is 72°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 59°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 46°F as the nighttime average
  • About 13.66 inches of rain falls on Lake Forest each year
  • August and September are usually the hottest months averaging 82°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 47°F

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 Candlewood Suites Irvine East and Holiday Inn Express & Suites 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.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Lake Forest?
To access more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Lake Forest, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Lake Forest?
Based on reviews, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest 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 Quality Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum and Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Lake Forest?
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options to stay with the kids include Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel and Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest. 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 Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest and Quality Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum.
What's the best hotel to stay near Saddleback Church?
Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Saddleback Church. Other good options close by include Courtyard by Marriott Foothill Ranch Irvine East/Lake Forest and 1 Bedroom Suite in Luxury new Home.
What about the best place to stay close to Massage Envy Spa?
One of the top choices for your stay is Laguna Hills Lodge, located a short 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Massage Envy Spa, and this property offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel and Quality Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best place to stay near the beach in Lake Forest?
Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel is a top hotel for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Extended Stay America Orange County - Lake Forest and Hilton Garden Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest. Head to Victoria Beach or Corona del Mar State Beach for some quality time by the water.
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 Candlewood Suites Irvine East 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?
Best Western Plus Irvine Spectrum Hotel is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and free WiFi. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Forest and Staybridge Suites Lake Forest.

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