Hotels Near Spectrum in Irvine

by Lee Grayson Google

The Irvine Spectrum, in central Orange County, California, caters to shoppers and visitors looking for musical entertainment. Opened in 1995 as a concert venue, the Spectrum complex expanded into a shopping mall and business park during the 1990s. The Spectrum today features more than 100 shops, a collection of restaurants, fitness centers, movie theaters and a comedy performance venue. Hotels near the Spectrum offer a range of services, features and prices. All Spectrum area hotels offer easy freeway access.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum

The La Quinta Inn & Suites Irvine Spectrum offers unusual accommodations in a transformed Irvine Ranch grain and bean warehouse. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The modern hotel features a fitness center, guest laundry and a swimming pool and spa. Room amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet service and premium cable channels, and guests enjoy a free breakfast buffet. The inn, approximately five miles from Laguna Beach, offers easy access to the Spectrum, as well as Knott's Berry Farm and Disneyland. Local eateries include restaurants at the Spectrum and dining less than 10 miles away at Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza.

Candlewood Suites Extended Stay Hotel Orange County/Irvine Spectrum

Rooms at Candlewood Suites Extended Stay Hotel Orange County/Irvine Spectrum, part of the InterContinental Hotels Group, feature a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator, stove and microwave. Rooms also offer a large, executive-style desk and complimentary high-speed Internet service. The 122-suite, three-floor complex has a fitness center, barbecue grills and a swimming pool. Guests have easy access to Oak Creek Golf Club and Strawberry Farms Golf Club, in addition to restaurants and shops at the Spectrum. On-site parking is complimentary.

Doubletree Hotel Irvine-Spectrum

The Doubletree Hotel Irvine-Spectrum, part of the Hilton family of hotels, offers guests complimentary shuttle service to the Orange County Airport and the Irvine Spectrum. Hotel amenities include an outdoor heated pool and a whirlpool, on-site fitness center, concierge service and a business center. Some rooms are nonsmoking. Guests can dine at the hotel's Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar in addition to the more than a dozen eateries at the Spectrum. On-site parking is complimentary for hotel guests.

Residence Inn Irvine Spectrum

The Residence Inn Irvine Spectrum, a Marriott hotel, offers guests a complimentary breakfast buffet and has an outdoor swimming pool, on-site cardio center and tennis courts. The hotel hosts a social event in the lobby Monday through Wednesday evenings. The 112 suites on two floors feature complimentary high-speed Internet access; full kitchen with stove, microwave and refrigerator; a fireplace; and a pullout sofa. Rooms also have over-sized work desks and ergonomic chairs. Options include family suites and penthouses. On-site parking is free for guests. Pets are welcome with payment of a cleaning fee and additional nightly fee. The Residence Inn is a nonsmoking facility.

Homestead Studio Suites Orange County-Irvine Spectrum

Homestead Studio Suites Orange County-Irvine Spectrum offers facilities for extended stays, including stove, microwave, refrigerator and full kitchen with utensils and dishes. Rooms also feature work desks and Internet access for an additional one-time fee. This budget suite hotel also offers an on-site guest laundry. One small pet may be kept in each room with payment of a nonrefundable cleaning fee. Prior reservations are required for visitors traveling with pets. Local eateries including Bruegger's Bagels, Claim Jumper, Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang's and the Yard House are within a five-minute drive from the hotel.

About the Author

Lee Grayson has worked as a freelance writer since 2000. Her articles have appeared in publications for Oxford and Harvard University presses and research publishers, including Facts On File and ABC-CLIO. Grayson holds certificates from the University of California campuses at Irvine and San Diego.