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    The Deer Path Inn

    255 E Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (847) 232-6480
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    “english room” (8 reviews)
    “sunday brunch” (4 reviews)
    “english style” (4 reviews)
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    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    The Deer Path Inn renovation is unrivaled in the hospitality industry. A gem that deteriorated over the years has been re-born as a world-class boutique hotel with 5-star service. The rooms are tasteful, comfortable and brought up to 2017 standards for the business traveler; however,...More

    Thank SailorsSong
    Response from DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path InnResponded 3 April 2017

    What a perfect title to express the exact atmosphere that we strive to provide! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and all of our amenities (both Modern and Traditional!) Please join us again soon! Cheers!

    Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

    Beautiful classic English style hotel. Very charming, pretty, cozy and at the same time with modern facilities. They've taken care of every single detail. Service it's outstanding and food very good. The only thing that is missing is a coffee machine in the rooms, however...More

    Thank NATALI S
    Response from DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path InnResponded 3 April 2017

    Thank you for the lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and all of the amenities that we have to offer. We too hope you will be able to join us again soon! Cheers!

    Reviewed 23 March 2017

    A dear friend brought me here for Afternoon Tea before I moved out of state. The traditional tea service takes place Tuesday-Saturday with settings between 2pm-4pm. We both love tea, and the Inn has a nice selection. From the impeccable service, to the garden-like dining...More

    Thank Momrat3
    Response from DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path InnResponded 24 March 2017

    Thank you for the lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your "Bon Voyage" Tea, and hope you will visit us when you are in the area again! Cheers!

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    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    This was my second business trip to the boutique hotel. I have the good fortune to visit many fine hotels as I base many decisions on ratings from trip advisor. The Deer Path Inn deserves 5 stars without a doubt. Clean, great service, food and...More

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    Response from DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path InnResponded 19 March 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed all aspects of your visits, and hope you will return in the near future! Cheers!

    Reviewed 9 March 2017

    Over the past 8 months, I have stayed at the Deer Path Inn multiple times for business travel. In most cases, we have also used the conference space for offsite meetings. The property is outstanding in every way. Rooms are beautiful, restaurants excellent, conference space/support/food...More

    Thank randonp742
    Response from DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The Deer Path InnResponded 11 March 2017

    Thank you for the amazing review! We are always so happy to welcome you to the Inn, whatever the occasion! It is our sincere pleasure to assist you in whatever way we can, and the best reward is your return. We look forward to your...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$342 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 57
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    bjfldrummond
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from DPI-Management | Property representative |
    The Bar serves food until 10pm daily. On Friday and Saturday, the Bar stays open later for drinks. Cheers!
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    Yes! Weather permitting, our Bar patio is the perfect place to enjoy a late night drink!
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    "2nd floor was very quiet"
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    "We loved the view over the courtyard"
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    "315 is lovely, but we've enjoyed a handful of choices. The separate sitting room is great."
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    "They are all beautiful! The courtyard view is beautiful, but all rooms are so well appointed, you won’t be..."
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