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Grove City, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the 2 bedroom suites with family. The room was spacious, updated and clean. We didn't really need it but the kitchen was stocked with the basics if we had needed it. The staff was super accommodating and nice. We had one little problem and it was resolved quickly and kindly from the staff. Breakfast was...

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is wonderful that you were able to enjoy the spacious room and our amenities! The 2 bedroom suites are almost like apartments, the separation is nice when you have a lot of people. I do hope that you travel to the area again and stay with us. It would be our pleasure to have...

Reviewed 28 June 2016

Our family of 5 stayed here for a soccer tournament in nearby Libertyville. We are picky about cleanliness, and we were very impressed with the cleanliness of our room. Having a fridge. microwave, etc. in the room was very nice. Many restaurants nearby. Apparently this is a pet-friendly hotel, but I never heard a peep from any pet. Staff were...

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor Community! Our team is appreciative of your feedback and will continue to work very hard to be the cleanest hotel around! I hope that the girls continue to play well and when the tournament comes back to this area, your team chooses us!

Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We had an unexpected visit to the area for a funeral. We had a two bedroom with a sofa bed and we all had comfortable accommodations. There was complimentary breakfast which we didn't take advantage but as I walked by had a good assortment of hot and ready foods. The hotel was right off the 294 tollway and there was...

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

I am very sorry for your loss and regret the reason for your travel to our area. However, I am happy that we were able to accommodate you and your family. Even though the highway can be convenient for travel, it can be distracting during the nighttime. Your rest is very important to us and I apologize that it was...

St Louis, MO
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here while on a business trip. We were not able to reserve rooms in the Hilton next door. My first comment was "how is there not a handicap door?" When I walked into the lobby, there was a sign stating a construction that week to have a sliding door installed!! My room was ok. Clean and somewhat comfortable....

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip advisor. All renovations are now complete including the automatic door! I am glad that your room was comfortable and clean. I am sorry to hear of your colleagues' experience. I can assure you this was an isolated incident and we have taken all necessary actions that it does not happen again. As...

Reviewed 31 May 2016

Loud kids were playing basketball at 7:00 am on a Sunday morning. I called the front desk to complain and eventually the kids left. New ones were back less than an hour later. The front desk should collect all basketballs and not allow guests to use the courts until at least 9:30 or 10:00. The breakfast area was also out...

Thank Andy H
Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this information with the hotel. I do apologize for any inconvenience our guests have caused you. Your feedback is integral to the team so we may always be improving. I do hope that you give us another opportunity in the future so we may change your mind about our hotel.

Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This Residence Inn/Marriot Hotel was one of the best hotels I've ever resided in. It was early on Friday morning and usually hotels require that one waits until noon to check in, and it just so happens that we met the most understanding clerk during that particular shift. My husband explained to him that we started our travel at the...

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your raving review! I am so pleased that we were able to get you into your room early especially after a long journey! It is so wonderful to hear your description of the room and the breakfast. Thank you for sharing that information with the Trip Advisor Community! Congratulations to your daughter, and please give...

Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2016

With typical Marriott friendship, comfort and cleanliness this hotel is not to be missed. It was in a perfect location for us as we drove from Florida for our Granddaughter's graduation from Wheaton to be followed a week later at her marriage ceremony held in the Mettawa area

Thank Patrick F
Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

"A Great Review" I am so happy that we were a great location for your family events! Our goal is to be your home away from home and it is wonderful that you enjoyed your stay! Please come see again next time your travels bring you back to the Mettawa area.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I contracted with this hotel for a sales training meeting. Jesse Keene in Sales was incredible to work with. Our group had a few special requests and she went out of her way to accommodate us. SHE ROCKS!!! ALL OF THE STAFF WERE INCREDIBLE!!!! Helpful and sweet and all around top notch service!! Breakfast was more than I expected with...

Thank Rebecca C
Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to read this review! Jessie was so happy to receive this feedback! We do enjoy hosting your trainings and hope that you continue to book with us. I am also happy that you too advantage of the breakfast and The Mix with the waffle sundaes, they are always a crowd pleaser!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I stayed at the Residence Inn this past weekend. I was there for a basketball tournament with games in Waukegan, Libertyville and Kenosha, Wi. This was a good central location for the tournament. I was able to check in early and was even given a room upgrade. The room and the rest of the hotel were very clean and the...

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It was our pleasure to have so many basketball players stay with us this past weekend! I didn't realize how many different locations the girls had games scheduled at. I am happy that we were a central location for you. It is also great to know that you enjoyed the upgrade and the breakfast! The...

Elk River, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I will definitely be visiting this hotel again. Went for a weekend of training but was pleasantly surprised that I felt like I had a piece of home with me. The fact that there was a kitchenette in the room was great, as well as the fridge and dishwasher as well. I look forward to staying again, this time for...

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Sandy_Stanley, General Manager at Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Residence Inn by Marriott Mettawa! We are thrilled that we exceeded your expectations! We cannot wait for your return and hopefully it is for pleasure and you are able to enjoy the surrounding area!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEWLY-RENOVATED! Just off I-94, the Residence Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa hotel features new, apartment-style suites with living rooms with pullout sofas, free WiFi and fully-equipped kitchens. Don't feel like cooking? Enjoy a free hot breakfast buffet each morning and join us in the evenings for our complimentary Residence Inn Mix(R) where we're serving up yummy apps and drinks (Mon-Wed). Keep up your routine on the road at our 24-hour gym, indoor pool and outdoor, multi-use Sport Court. Relax with friends in our onsite Billiards room. Travelers appreciate the quick 15-minute drive to Great Lakes Naval Base, Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills Outlets. With easy access to downtown Chicago and convenient, free perks, you'll thrive on long stays at Residence Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa

Address: 26325 N Riverwoods Blvd, Mettawa, IL 60045-3430
Region: United States > Illinois > Lake County > Mettawa
Price Range: $123 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest/Mettawa 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest / Mettawa Hotel Lake Forest
Lake Forest Residence Inn
Residence Inn Lake Forest
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“We've had 2 rooms here - both suites - both were wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles 664anonymous, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms near highway”
 of 5 bubbles M521AGpaulm, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid noisy freeway side. Front desk staff not smart enough to know what rooms face the freeway, so look out the window before you unpack.”
 of 5 bubbles bagpackedletsgo, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Very crowded parking shared with Hilton Garden Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles kennethrb2016, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you're sensitive to noise, ask for a room that doesn't face the interstate.”
 of 5 bubbles JZimmerman3, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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