Comfort Suites Opens In Lake Forest, CA

The Comfort Suites, located in a hillside setting at 20768 Lake Forest Dr. on the corner of Lake Forest & Dimension Drive, is now open.

The three-story hotel features 60 suites with one king size bed and a queen sofa bed pull-out or two queen-size beds with Serta Perfect Sleeper for Choice mattresses. Each suite is equipped with a microwave, large refrigerator, coffee maker, hairdryer, 25-inch remote-control cable TV with HBO, work desk, cordless phone, two-line speakerphone with data port, free wireless high-speed internet access and voice mail. The hotel features one bedroom suites and Business suites with separate rooms and a kitchenette. Non-smoking suites and suites for individuals with disabilities are available.

Hotel features include an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, exercise room, free guest laundry and valet service. The hotel also has a business center with a computer with high-speed internet access, printer, photocopier and fax service. A meeting room accommodates up to 25.

Guests of the Comfort Suites hotel receive a deluxe complimentary continental breakfast of waffles, pancakes, muffins, pastries, hot and cold cereal, fruit, yogurt, juice, coffee, tea and milk. Guests receive a USA TODAY newspaper, free local telephone calls and 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.

Room rates start at $89. Children, ages 18 and under, stay free in the room of parents and grandparents.


Discounts are available when a reservation is booked in advance for senior citizens, AAA members, government and military personnel, business travelers and groups.

The Comfort Suites hotel is conveniently located adjacent to Foothill Ranch and the Lake Forest Industrial Complex. Nearby are Irvine Spectrum and Wild Rivers, Laguna Beach and Verizon Amphitheatre. The hotel is 9 miles from the Orange County Airport. Neighboring cities include Irvine, Newport Beach, El Toro, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita.

The Comfort Suites hotel participates in Choice Privileges, Choice`s frequent-traveler program, where guests can earn points toward free stays and gift certificates when staying at U.S. Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion and Sleep Inn brand hotels.

Members of American Airlines AAdvantage, Delta SkyMiles, Northwest Airlines WorldPerks, US Airways Dividend Miles and United Mileage Plus may receive airline miles when staying at any Choice brand hotel in the U.S. and Caribbean.

Through December 15, 2002, members of participating airlines` frequent flier clubs receive double miles when staying at any of the 3,300 hotels in the U.S. and the Caribbean franchised by Choice Hotels. Guests of the Comfort Suites can earn 500 miles per stay instead of the standard 250 miles. Guests need only to stay at a qualifying rate* and provide the selected airline frequency program member number upon check-in.

The Comfort Suites hotel is owned by James and Frances Chen, LLC of Irvine, Calif. Sam Khamneian is the general manager of the hotel. The Comfort Suites hotel brand is franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH).

For reservations at any Comfort Suites hotel worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit on the Internet.

Choice franchises more than 5,000 hotels under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and MainStay Suites brands in 46 countries. For more information on Choice Hotels, visit the company`s Internet site at

Choice Hotels, Choice Hotels International, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites and Choice Privileges are proprietary trademarks and service marks of Choice Hotels International.