Courtyard Foothill Ranch Orange County
27492 Portola Parkway, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
Courtyard by Marriott Foothill Ranch is a southeast Orange County hotel, close to El Toro, Lake Forest and Mission Viejo, and just a few miles from the wooded foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains, though the immediate neighborhood is a recently developed business park, centered on the junction of Portola Parkway with the 241 Toll Road. The hotel is typical of the newer Courtyards, with its 149 very clean & comfortable rooms contained in a handsome 4 story building, overlooking the garden/pool area at the rear. Breakfast (not free) is available on site; for lunch/dinner the best place for restaurants nearby is 1.3 miles north along Portola, part of a shopping complex with a number of large stores. For many more choices, Irvine Spectrum Center is 7 miles west. The hotel also offers a fitness center, hot tub, laundry, business center and three meeting rooms.
Hilton Garden Inn Irvine East/Lake Forest
27082 Towne Center Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
Guests at the 103 room Hilton Garden Inn Lake Forest are within a few minutes drive of shopping, dining and many corporate locations, being situated next to Hwy 241 through the Foothill Ranch district, but the hotel is also close to to unspoilt countryside; the Serrano Creek Trail runs right past, leading up into the Santiago Mountains to the east. All the good sized, nicely furnished accommodations contain a refrigerator and microwave; cookable meals can be purchased from the 24 hour Pavilion Pantry convenience store. The Great American Grill restaurant serves full breakfast each morning and dinner in the evenings; room service is available. The hotel also has a lounge/bar, pool, fitness center, business center and meeting space.
Hampton Inn Irvine East/Lake Forest
27102 Towne Center Drive, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
The Hampton Inn sits on the east side of Lake Forest in the Foothill Ranch district, close to many hiking trails amongst the peaks and canyons of the Santiago Mountains. Hwy 241 runs past close by, and on the far side is a shopping center with a Home Depot store and various restaurants; otherwise, the surrounding district has mostly business premises, companies including Oakley, Viking Technology, NIKE and Rapidconn. South-facing guest rooms have views over the pretty outdoor pool and garden, and across to the adjacent Hilton Garden Inn. The Hampton Inn provides free hot breakfast and free internet access, plus all the other usual business, meeting and leisure facilities.