IHG has 23 Lake Forest hotels from which to choose, ensuring you’ll get the best from this lush part of the Orange County region. Formerly named El Toro, the city features lots of green spaces punctuated by beautiful lakes and trees. Though it was only given city status in 1991, Lake Forest is steeped in history. With its origins as an agricultural area, it was once a rest stop for stagecoaches travelling between Los Angeles and San Diego. These days, however, Lake Forest is more notable for the pristine suburbs and elegant properties typical of this affluent county.
Remnants of the area’s rich past remain in Heritage Hill, home to the Serrano Regional Historic Village, which features four historical buildings like the the Serrano Adobe, the oldest structure in Lake Forest. The Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens is another pretty local attraction. Famous as the home of one of the world’s greatest actresses and cultural influencers, Madame Modjeska, the property dates back to the late 1800s.
Fans of outdoor pursuits will enjoy heading over to the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park. The park boasts over 1,500 acres of canyons, hills and trails just waiting to be explored on foot, on two wheels and even on horseback. If you’re travelling with young people you might want to check out the Etnies Skate Park, one of the county’s most popular facilities for anyone who wants to try their hand at skateboarding. Lessons are available for beginners and more experienced skaters alike, so there’s no excuse not to give it a try!
There are a range of shopping malls within easy reach of Lake Forest offering clothing, jewelry, home furnishings and more, as well as good places to eat and drink. Restaurants in the area offer a range of exciting flavours including Mexican, Japanese and Chinese cuisines. Wine shops and wine tasting opportunities are also accessible nearby, and the Hamilton Oaks Vineyard makes a great stop off if you like to try before you buy.
Whether you’re planning a holiday or a business trip to this sunny slice of California, choosing one of IHG’s hotels in Lake Forest means you’ll be perfectly placed to enjoy the area. Book your stay today and benefit from quality accommodation and a friendly welcome at great prices.
Enjoy the boutique-like atmosphere of this hotel with its spark of magic. With its charming Mediterranean look, you can relax pool side and bathe in the sun while enjoying the tropical garden at your side. The dazzling gazebo will set a pleasant dreamy evening for you and your loved one.
The Crowne Plaza in Costa Mesa is known for its gorgeous boutique decor. Its close proximity for many major attractions in the Southern California area; its peaceful, accommodating environment that makes every guest feel as though they are right at home.
The hotel is located on world famous Pacific Coast Highway, right across the Newport Bay within walking distance to great restaurants and just a short drive from beaches, world-class shopping, and entertainment.
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites
Anaheim - Fullerton
We highly recommend this place to stay when visiting the area to tour the University CSUF or for parents visiting their children attending CSUF and[More]
like ourselves, to attend a CSUF graduation.
Compliments to the the lobby architect designer and the room designs. All the staff are very warm and friendly. Various eating establishments are within walking distance across the parking lot. The University is only two short blocks away. The HIS is just off the freeway so access is too easy. Parking is limited/tight for large SUVs.The entry drive up lobby is long so you can avoid getting rained on. [Less]
This hotel offered early check in a a very small fee. This is really helpful for people from out of town or visiting for an afternoon at the Irvine Meadows.
Everyone at front desk was really helpful[More]
and understanding for accommodations for the big concert that day.
Thank you for the stay and I will definitely be staying here again. [Less]