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Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum

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23131 Lake Center Drive, Lake Forest, CA 92630
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a well located facility in a beautiful neighborhood. Nicely appointed decor and well kept grounds. The king size bed room was a bit smaller than expected. However, the rooms are very clean and up to date. The breakfast at the restaurant was exceptional. I ordered the veggie skillet. The portion was healthy and the dish was delightful. If... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, at check in the price was higher than the price at booking. The room itself was extremely noisy, and we spent the entire night awake listening to a loud mechanical noise which was so bad and so loud the walls were vibrating! We called down several times for assistance, and none was offered. Staffs were totally unhelpful, discourteous, and... More 

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Kelli H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear J P. We appreciate you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We truly apologize for any inconvenience experienced during your stay with us and will address the issues mentioned with the staff involved. Regards, Hotel Management More 

Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property is reliable, clean and conveniently located near the Irvine Spectrum. It justifies the high rating in every category. Rooms are clean and modern. The people at the front desk are friendly and courteous. I highly recommended it!

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Kelli H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Hi 5ChristopherD, We appreciate your comments regarding our staff and the hotel, it is our goal to be an Elite hotel, so thank you for letting us know we are doing a great job. We look forward to seeing you when you are in the Lake Forest Irvine Area. Warm Regards, Hotel Management, More 

Brentwood, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here four nights and found the staff friendly and helpful. It was very clean, modern, and new. Didn't hear any noise from the freeway, but our room faced away from the freeway. Beautiful view of Saddleback Mountain. Conveniently located to restaurants, shopping and many points of interest.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This hotel was great. The room was lovely and one of the comfiest nights sleep we've had. The bathroom was clean and the free products smelt gorgeous which was just a bonus.. The hotel is close to a few eating places..we stayed her a couple of nights and visited Laguna beach which is lovely. The room had a fridge and... More 

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Cambridge, UK
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36 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I was booked into this hotel by the local company I was visiting. Smooth check in, room on 4th floor overlooking pool area, but away from freeway so relatively quiet. Comfortable room, with usual amenities. Good internet connection. Only problem was water taking a long time to run warm on first day. Reasonable choice on breakfast buffet - but needs... More 

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Kelli H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear Ashgreen, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the quiet room and the internet. We are glad you found the breakfast buffet reasonable, we will speak to the staff regarding the replenishing of the items more often, we appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The hotel itself was very nice, room was spacious and the amenities were adequate. Walking distance to several restaurants and 5 minutes drive to the Spectrum. The only downside was that you need to have your debit or credit card ready even though the online transaction went through to avoid any hassle. My cards did not work and they couldn't... More 

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Kelli H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Dear Nor Arlina A, We are pleased to hear that your enjoyed the spacious room during your stay, we are so sorry for any inconvenience our credit card policy caused you. We do have to be consistent with all of our guests regardless of the time of night. We are so sorry you were not informed when you prepaid your... More 

Tenby
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145 reviews 145 reviews
24 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I decided to take a weekend break and chose the Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, Lake Forest just a few miles inland from Laguna Beach. The hotel is exactly what we expected of the Holiday Inn chain - polite and efficient staff, a lovely clean and comfortable room and ample parking. We were allocated a room on the... More 

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Kelli H, General Manager at Holiday Inn Irvine Spectrum, responded to this review

Hello and13Tenby, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are so glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us despite the loud a/c on the roof. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to make it right for you during your stay. We will see you on your next... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I've been to the OC many times over the past 10 years but it was our first stay at this Holiday Inn. It was basic, could use some updating but you can't beat the location. Its close to the freeway and we traveled down to Carlsbad and San Diego. North is LA. The hotel had a restaurant which was convenient... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Friendly service all around. Facility is new, welcoming, clean and quiet. Bed is very comfortable. Free Wi-Fi worked great. Free parking. Tried all 3 meals at the on premise restaurant, which is surprisingly good. Location was perfect for our long weedend trip visiting the Saddleback Church, as well as the coastal beaches. When we traveled to LA, we have paid... More 

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