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The Deer Path Inn

TripAdvisorUS$299*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second stay at the Deer Path. Again we were really impressed by the whole package, from the quality of the room to the ever helpful staff. The Pub is extremely popular with the local community and as such has a great atmosphere, be warned Friday evenings are very crowded. Food is good quality pub/bar food. Not quite...

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Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This gem of a boutique hotel in Lake Forest Illinois, is your only choice if you are visiting this area of the North Shore outside of Chicago. Recently renovated, they thought of everything. It's friendly with perfect service from everybody working here. Strongly recommend, great value you will enjoy your stay here.

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Thank Leon D
DPI-Management, Guest Relations Manager at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the Inn and recommendation! We are glad to know you enjoyed your visit and hope to have you with us for many more. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's an amazing place to come for a Sunday brunch. It's huge choice of the very delicious food start with any type of eggs, sushi, fish, meat and of course incredible dessert!!!! Mmmmm.... very delicious!!!! Also we had a really fantastic time playing monopoly at the table close to the fire place!!!! It feels like you live in castle -...

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DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Sunday Brunch experience at the Deer Path Inn! The Hearth Room extension of our Lobby. with the cozy furnishings and fireplace, is a very popular area with guests; it's a lovely place to sit and relax with a cup of tea or two, or as you did, with board games! Please join us...

Clarksburg, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group spent our last evening in Illinois dining at the Deer Path. It is an extraordinary property for entertaining. We were seated in the library for our party of 16. Our first course was lobster bisque followed by a spinach salad with goat cheese in panko. The cheese was uninspired and too dry, however the poached pear on the...

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DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meeting experience at the Deer Path Inn! We hope you will join us again, perhaps for a leisurely dining experience, or even a stay! Cheers!

minneapolis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is a beautifully run club. Hidden away out of Chicago. The renovation is perfect and the staff is exceptional and accommodating. Want to eat and day drink in the lounge by the fireplace, no problem. Food is generous but hit n miss in execution, listen to your waitstaff. Charcuterie plate, burger, salads, lunch in general are all above...

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Thank jimmyminny
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you've enjoyed the service and ambiance that the Deer Path Inn is proud to offer! Please join us again soon! Cheers!

Winfield, West Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Matt, Kortney, Nic and the entire staff at The Deer Path Inn have become my 2nd family! Traveling for work has become pleasure because of The Deer Path Inn and employees! The Deer Path is spectacular, built on service, amazing accommodations, the food is incredible, every single item is...true perfection! I can not wait to take my 4 children and...

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Thank 1894andy
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

We are always so glad to have you with us, and eagerly anticipate your next visit! It is so rewarding to hear that you consider the Deer Path Inn to be your second home, and our family to be yours; that is what we strive to achieve! We look forward to meeting your husband and kids! See you soon! Cheers!

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I could be quite comfortable at the Deer Path Inn for a very long stay! Very high quality accommodations. The staff takes care of your every need to be sure your visit is perfect. Absolutely treat yourself to the Sunday brunch - it is incredible and worth the splurge. The train station to the city is only a 5 minute...

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DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your recent stay at the Deer Path Inn, and were able to experience our Sunday Brunch. Hopefully, you will be able to join us again soon! Cheers!

Nagold, Germany
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I'm travelling a lot but this hotel is a very rare and unique place in the wonderful area of Lake Forest. The architecture of this warm and cozy house together with the friendliness of the staff made this hotel to be one of my favorites ever. I'll definitely come back.

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DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review! We are so thrilled to be among your favorites, and cannot wait for your return! Cheers!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I’d heard good things about the restaurant in the Deer Path Inn before and made a mental note to try it sometime. It was the Picky Eater's birthday and I wanted to take out to great romantic dinner on Chicago’s North shore and the Deer Path Inn's English Room came to mind, so I went with the thought. The English...

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DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful and comprehensive review of our English Room! We are very proud of our AAA Four Diamond staff, menu, and general ambiance, and it is so gratifying to hear that you agree with the award. Your attention to every detail of your dining experience, from arrival to departure,...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There are very few high end hotels in the North Shore area of Chicago and it may be because they could never compete with The Deerpath Inn. This facility is remarkably designed & decorated and the staff are some of the most helpful and friendly I've encountered at a hotel. We've stayed at many Four Seasons and Ritz resorts around...

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DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path Inn, responded to this review

First and foremost, thank you for choosing to celebrate your wife's birthday with us! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and all of the amenities which we are proud to offer. We hope you will return soon! Cheers!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The English Room
The English Room
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For over 85 years, the Deer Path Inn has set the standard for exceptional dining and hotel accommodations on Chicago's North Shore. Styled after a 15th century English manor house, the inn's thick oak beams and warm stucco walls have long been a landmark of hospitality and local charm in the Lake Forest community. Now, having completed a true floor-to-ceiling renaissance, we have brought the finest 21st century amenities to our historic Lake Forest inn, while preserving all the romantic character of its classic English architecture. We believe you'll find the unique combination of new amenities and Old World charm and service nothing short of brilliant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Deer Path Inn

Address: 255 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
Region: United States > Illinois > Lake County > Lake Forest
Price Range: $447 - $541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Deer Path Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
The Deer Path Hotel Lake Forest
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