Deer Path Inn
Historic Hotel of America
If you have "money to spare", then this is the place to stay while visiting Lake Forest. This historic Inn symbolizes the understated wealth that exists in Lake Forest.
The Deer Path Inn was completed in 1929 and quickly became "a weekend haven for affluent Chicagoans and out-of-towners"...[quote from a 1929 newspaper article about the grand opening of the inn].
Still today, this inn is a place of elegance. It was styled after The Manor House [c.1453] that is located in Chiddingstone-Kent, England. This manor house is a half-timbered and stucco Tudor home In the reception area of The Deer Path Inn, there is a photograph of that very home.
If you decide to stay here, expect to pay $170-230 per night for rooms and $320-330 per night for a suite! There are a total of 55 quest rooms [30 are suites]. Each room is individually decorated and named after a National Trust of England historic site. Oh, by the way, for an additional fee, they will offer a selection of snacks that range from chocolates to champagne!
Unique Quality: There are Executive rooms [a standard room]with either a King, Queen, or Two Double beds. With these rooms there are garden and non-garden views. Some of these have a sitting area.
Then there are the Executive Junior rooms with a single room and one Double bed. It is what they call "a cozy nook similar to the bed and breakfast inns of Old England".
The Suites are comprised of two distinct rooms [separate parlor & bedroom] with choice of King, Queen, or two Double beds. They have both garden and non-garden views. Some have stone fireplaces.
Guest robes and slippers are provided as well as a USA Today paper available at the front desk.
Turn down service is offered nightly. Internet accessibility/data port, voice mail, and TV satellite channels are provided.
Parking is complimentary.
The hotel has two restaurants.
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Deer Path Inn
We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:
- The Deer Path Hotel Lake Forest
Address: 255 EAST ILLINOIS ROAD, Lake Forest, IL 60045
Amenities at Deer Path Inn
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Room Service
- Fitness Center
- Free Parking
- Business Services
- Continental Breakfast
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