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aside the lake in SoCal
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night here recently. The room was nice, the breakfast average and overall, it compared well with other places we have stayed in Orange County BUT there were two issues that bothered me. First, my credit card did not work and yet it worked both before and after checking in at other places. Second, and more importantly, I... More 

Thank whereyagoinnext
JeFlores84, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear whereyagoinnext, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm sorry to hear about the issues you encountered during your stay. Not sure what would have gone wrong with the CC system, but we apologize for the inconvenience. Regarding the call at 6:40 PM; sometimes it is procedure to ensure we don't have any duplicate reservations especially... More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant once a month for 4 years when we come to the area for medical care. We always look forward to seeing Gaby and the others and to having our favorite eggs benedict, and breakfast potatoes with Cholula. Imagine our disappointment when we were served what looked like the usual, beautiful, delicious plate of... More 

Thank Meg K
JeFlores84, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear Meg K, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry to hear that you were not pleased with the hollendaise sauce during breakfast. We have taken note and will look in to further. I am happy to hear that you have your favorite employees here at our hotel. They take great pride in their... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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68 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When it comes to hotels I find the LA metro area somehow tricky. Either the hotels are unaffordable or sleazy. With the Holiday Inn Hotel in Irvine we made a very good choice. Despite some critical reviews we found a well maintains, nicely furnishes and updated Hotel. Our room were somehow small, as well was the bathroom. But for being... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

location was convenient about 5 minutes from the freeway area was quiet hotel was near restaurants and bars room was clean comfortable staff was outstanding food at restaurant was delicious and service was magnificent shout out to amber she was marvelous

Thank bruin33
Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checking reviews for accommodations in the area, I cancelled two, before settling on Holiday Inn, which had positive reviews. Glad I did, the small additional amount I paid was totally worth it. Nice large room, comfortable beds, with microwave, fridge, and a coffee maker. This property is parallel to the freeway, but we had no issues with the noise. Walking... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I was here in August I found a roach in my room, today I arrived at 1:15 am from LAX airport to find out they changed my reservation to another hotel, they did not offer to take me there, nor did they notified me of the change.

Thank Zarmora
JeFlores84, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear Zamora, I wanted to reach out to you and apologize for the situation that occurred last night. You are one of our valued customers and last night's issue was not planned. I would like to speak to you when you get a moment. My email address is below. Sincerely, Julio Flores General Manager jflores@s3hotelgroup.com More 

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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night when on the way down to San Diego. Lovely clean and bright hotel. Great big clean room, service second to none. Lovely reasonably priced dinner in the restaurant and a free wine & cheese reception in the evening. Couldn't have wished for better. Excellent hotel.

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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The service is excellent here! Everyone is friendly and kind here! I spent 3 out of the 4 nights in the bar just because Dani made me feel at home! Great place and I usually don't go out of my way to write reviews!

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This was my third stay at the Holliday Inn Spectrum near Irvine. The neat, clean brown, green & white modern design of the rooms is functional, spacious, and inviting. There is optional room service breakfast delivery and an excellent small lobby restaurant. Acqua serves a delicious mahi mahi with risotto and fresh asparagus and salmon with pesto potatoes and mixed... More 

Thank Toni S
JeFlores84, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear Toni S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We greatly appreciate if! We take great pride in our work and I'm glad that Alex was able to go the extra mile for you. We hope to have you with us again. Thank you, Julio Flores General Manager jflores@s3hotelgroup.com More 

Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Entire stay was faultless. Hotel feels newly refurbished and very clean. Comfortable, quiet rooms, free parking and very nice staff, particularly the breakfast hostess who was great. I'd stay here again.

Thank ajlee

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum

Address: 23131 Lake Center Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2838
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Lake Forest
Price Range: ₹ 6,546 - ₹ 12,751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum 3*
Number of rooms: 148
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum Hotel Lake Forest
Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum Lake Forest, CA - Orange County
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Lake Forest
#6 Business Hotel in Lake Forest
#7 Family Hotel in Lake Forest
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“I always ask for top floor, corner room, but with this hotel, also ask for "away from the freeway."”
 of 5 bubbles Maxine013, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“5th floor for a good view.”
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“the third floor has a gym and a washing machine”
 of 5 bubbles pauarrizon, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would request a room away from the elevators, as that seemed to be where the ice machines, work out room, laundry machines were.”
 of 5 bubbles carlyer2014, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a floor with the least amount of people on the floor”
 of 5 bubbles sluanna22, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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