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The Forester a Hyatt Place Hotel

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9.2

Excellent (114 ratings)

Lake Forest, United States - 

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2.5 km Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

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4.5 km Lake Forest College

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5 km Naval Base Great Lakes

Hotel Overview

The Forester, a pioneering hotel nestled in the tranquil area of Lake Forest, stands out for its unique blend of modern comfort with a touch of nature-inspired design. Drawing from user reviews, this destination offers a serene getaway with thoughtful amenities, aiming to provide guests with a peaceful yet convenient stay.

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Hotel highlights

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  1. Modern and Clean Rooms: Guests rave about the spacious, impeccably clean rooms with contemporary design elements.
  2. Exceptional Staff Service: The hotel personnel are praised for their friendliness, professionalism, and willingness to go above and beyond for guests.
  3. Convenient Location: Its location is appreciated for easy access to local attractions, making it a prime spot for visitors.
  4. Quality Dining Options: The onsite dining facilities receive high marks for the quality of food, variety, and ambiance.
  5. Excellent Amenities: Amenities such as a fitness center, conference rooms, and parking have been highlighted as top-notch and well-maintained.
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Area for improvement

  1. Limited Public Transport: Some guests note the limited options for public transport in the area, which might be a drawback for those not driving.
  2. Pricey Stay: A common critique is the relatively high price point for the rooms, making it less accessible for budget travelers.
  3. Noise Issues: There have been occasional reports of noise disturbances, particularly from neighboring rooms or events.
  4. Room Service Limitations: The hours and variety of room service are mentioned as areas needing improvement by some guests.
  5. Booking Mix-Ups: A few visitors experienced issues with their reservations being mixed up or not being honored as expected.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pet friendly

Parking included

Parking included

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Gym

Gym

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Total 114 Reviews

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9.2

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114 Reviews

9.2 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Cleanliness was mentioned 16 times

13% Negative88% Positive

Reviews based on Cleanliness

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Savannah K3 months ago

I felt very comfortable staying here! The room and bathroom were so clean. The shower was amazing. The front desk service was professional and kind and they went out of their way to address any extra needs we had.

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Cory Smith3 months ago
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I have been staying here for work trips for the past several years. Hotel is always clean and the employees are top notch. Especially appreciate Susie in the restaurant/bar! She remembers us every time and provides excellent service!!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 156

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Number of floors 6

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Year Built 2021

WiFi Quality

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Idle

14

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41

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10

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

2.5 km

Lake Forest College

4.5 km

Naval Base Great Lakes

5 km

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

5.5 km

Six Flags Great America

7.5 km

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Getting around

West Lake Forest Station

2.5 km

Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive)

8 km

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Restaurants

Chick-Fil-A

3 km

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

2.5 km

Panera Bread

3 km

Chipotle Mexican Grill

3 km

Olive Garden

2.5 km

Street View

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.2 - $4.6

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Coffee

$3.5 - $6.5

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Beer 0.5L

$1.4 - $4

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.8 - $36.9

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $2.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $2

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$55.3 - $138.3

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.3 - $18.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9 - $13.8

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $3.7

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Public transport, monthly pass

$69.1 - $101.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.9 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$39.6 - $78.4

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$36.9 - $129.1

Weather In Lake Forest

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Precipitation In Lake Forest

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1022

46

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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