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SoCal Hospitality, LLC Opening a $22 million
Holiday Inn in Lake Forest, California

ATLANTA (Sept. 17, 2009) – IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced today that the Holiday Inn Irvine South/Irvine Spectrum will open within a month. 

The Holiday Inn Irvine South/Irvine Spectrum is owned and managed by SoCal Hospitality, LLC, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group. The hotel is located at 23131 Lake Center Dr. Lake Forest, CA 92630. 

“We are thrilled to welcome this property to the Holiday Inn family of hotels with the brand new sign and everything it represents.  Holiday Inn hotels are specifically designed for business and family oriented leisure travelers in need of a full-service lodging experience, and this property fits well within that offering,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Brand Delivery, the Americas, IHG. “Development in Irvine is important in expanding our Holiday Inn consumer base and growing an even stronger presence across the Americas.” 

The 148-room Holiday Inn Irvine South/Irvine Spectrum offers a variety of amenities including an outdoor pool and spa, sundries shop with ATM, and iPhone docking stations with radio alarm in each guestroom. 

The hotel’s dining facility, Kem’s Restaurant, features the Holiday Inn Best-4-Breakfast® menu, featuring signature items such as Cinnamon Supreme French Toast™ and Skillet Inspirations™.  Kids 12 and younger eat free at Holiday Inn when ordering from the kids’ menu in the hotel restaurant and accompanied by a dining adult.  Room Service Right…On Time™, also a standard at all Holiday Inn hotels, ensures that guests’ room service orders are accurate and delivered on time, every time.  Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s lounge, Kem’s, which will offer contemporary American cuisine.  With more than 900 square feet of function space, the hotel will also be available for business meetings. 

About Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts
With nearly 1,400 hotels worldwide, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world.  In fact, Holiday Inn was one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in China in 1984. Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges.  The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, KidSuites rooms, Kids Eat and Stay Free programs demonstrate the long-standing commitment of Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as “America’s Favorite Hotel.”  For more information about Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts, including IHG’s new timeshare brand Holiday Inn Club Vacations, or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit


Ken Ellens
Ken Ellens Communications 
201-758-2864 / 201-758-2865-Fax

Also See: New Hotel Openings in Southern California's Inland Empire Not Timely; The $600 million Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Stalls / March 2009



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