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Big Bear Lake, California
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156 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We once again had need of a room for a overnight stay near Irvine. As we have done on three other occasions this year, we picked this Best Western. The rooms are very spacious, but the odd thing is that the "vanity" is built into the chest of drawers in the bedroom. This means that if one is an early... More 

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. I am glad to read that you were pleased with the suite you stayed in and we acknowledge that the placement of the vanity sink will take some getting used to. It does however, make us memorable and unique. Thank you again for sharing... More 

Phoenix, United States
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Everything was great except the wifi. Could not get a strong enough signal to get any work done. I was however, in the top floor in the corner of the hotel, that may be the reason. The room however was great! It had a spiral staircase going to second bed! The breakfast in the morning completely surprised me!

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. Please accept our apologies for the issues you experienced with the WiFi, I will have my maintenance staff check the access points to verify they are working properly. I truly appreciate your comments regarding the accommodations and the amenities. Thank you again for sharing your comments with us. We look... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Spent one night here with family but cannot recommend. Sleeping on the sofa bed was like sleeping on a bed of springs. More concerning, the bottom of the sofa bed mattress was absolutely filthy. En route to the breakfast room in the morning, we came across a pillow outside that was soiled with upchuck. Not too appetizing. The pool was... More 

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your experience with us. Please know that we are sincerely sorry that the sofa sleeper was in poor condition and that there was an unappetizing site on your route to breakfast . To prevent this from happening again, my team is walking the property throughout the day and removing... More 

Chandler, Arizona
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Trying to find a hotel in California that is close to affordable is difficult at best. I'm used to traveling for business, and staying at Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt. I wasn't sure what to expect from a Best Western. The last time I stayed at one was when I was 10 traveling with my parents from Michigan to Florida. I have... More 

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the location, accommodations and complimentary hot breakfast. The staff and I would like to thank you again for posting your review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! More 

Pacific Grove, California
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I love this hotel because it's like a suite with a separate living room and bedroom. There's a tv in the living room and bedroom so if someone wants to watch a different channel they can. The only thing to know is to request a "quiet" room because the hotel is near a freeway and the freeway noise can be... More 

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. I am glad to read that you were pleased with the size and layout of the suites. Thank you again for sharing your experience with us. We would love to see you again, should your travels bring you back to our area. More 

Orem, Utah
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142 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This hotel is okay but, as others have stated, it needs a general upgrade. Front desk was helpful. There was a very classy, different "sink" but there was no stopper to allow water to accumulate therein. I liked that there was good hot water, which is not always the case in hotels. TP was only one-ply, which was disappointing for... More 

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. I am glad to read that you were pleased with the suite and the hot water. I will make sure that the housekeeping staff is checking for sink stoppers and replacing any missing ones. Thank you again for sharing your experience with us. We... More 

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89 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

But old building and old furniture. They do keep the property clean and it does offer good value...but it is not 4*. A solid 3*. Has an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi ...good parking...spacious room with old furniture but updated shower.

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. I am glad to read that you were pleased with the accommodations and hot breakfast. We are in the process of updating the furniture and carpet in the rooms and also our walkways. Thank you again for sharing your experience with us. We would... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great sized rooms--with suites even! Great breakfast, pool and hot tub. But the carpets desperately need to be replaced in the rooms. Make sure they've been replaced before you stay in a particular room.

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General M, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to write a review of your experience with us. Please know that we are sincerely sorry that the carpet in your room was in poor condition. In response to your feedback, we are in the process of replacing all the carpets in the suites along with the furniture. We continually work to improve our... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The layout is interesting. I don't like that the hotel is outside and not inside and for a plus I assumed it would be enclosed. The rooms are beyond spacious! It's really decent with a refrigerator and mocrowave. There are vending and ice machines. Close to several restaurants that you can walk to. Complimentary breakfast is served.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This hotel is located at the side of a freeway, so it's easily accessible to public road. However, the hotel can hardly be seen from the road. The parking area is very wide, and access to the room can be done via several alternative. So the hotel offer a lot privacy. The room is quite big size, there are 2... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in the heart of Orange County, the perfect hotel in Lake Forest awaits your arrival! Set among the palms of sunny Southern California, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel is perfect for the leisure and business traveler. Service, amenities and locations make this the perfect hotel choice in Irvine. Hotel guests will be centrally located to many of Orange County's most popular attractions including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach and the Orange County Great Park. Shopping, eateries and entertainment at South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and Irvine Spectrum Center are within minutes of the hotel. Other guest favorites include the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Saddleback Ministries, University of California Irvine, Chapman University. Our corporate guests appreciate being close to more than 100 corporate offices, John Wayne Airport (SNA) and the Irvine Spectrum. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel offer spacious, well-appointed guest suites. Each of our guests rooms are designed with your comfort in mind: microwave, refrigerator, complimentary high speed Internet access. Our amenities include all the comforts of home: complimentary hot breakfast; fitness center, guest laundry, outdoor pool and spa...Just to name a few! Corporate Travelers appreciate the onsite business services such as our fully equipped business center as well as meeting facilities. And of course, where would you be without your furry best friend? Pets are always welcome! Whether business or leisure travel, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel is a perfect choice for your next trip! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel

Address: 23192 Lake Center Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2837 (Formerly Irvine Suites Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Lake Forest
Price Range: $123 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Irvine Spectrum Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Irvine Hotel Lake Forest
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lake Forest
#5 Business Hotel in Lake Forest
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lake Forest
#5 Family Hotel in Lake Forest
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“Sofa bed not comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles bigtymrich, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you like Asian food, there are some shops around 500 meter from the hotel that offer Thai and Vietnamese hot noodle.”
 of 5 bubbles Hersyah, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Fourth (top) floor, corner room was very quiet, close to stairwell and elevator. No view.”
 of 5 bubbles leebee68, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I doubt there are any "good" rooms here, the two I saw on the top floor had the same old beat up furnishings.”
 of 5 bubbles SDTripster, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the top floor, end of hall to reduce noise issues”
 of 5 bubbles KarenH644, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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