The new Holiday Inn hotel in Lake Forest, southeast Irvine, is a substantial 5 floor, 148 room building located at the Lake Forest Drive exit of interstate 5, within three miles of such places as Laguna Hills Mall, Wild Rivers Water Park and the Irvine Spectrum Center. The on site Kem's Restaurant is open for breakfast, dinner & room service, and the adjacent lounge/bar serves drinks all evening. The hotel also has a meeting room, business center, gift shop, fitness center, hot tub and outdoor pool. A free shuttle is provided to/from Orange Country Airport, 10 miles northwest along I-5. The Holiday Inn opened September 2009.