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Spotlight Irvine

Where to Stay

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Irvine offers 15 full and select service hotels with 3,610 sleeping rooms. The majority of the properties are within minutes of the airport. MORE

 



 

 


 

Irvine Visitor Information

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Whether you're already here, coming for business or thinking of visiting, check the current list of Special Offers from businesses in and around Irvine for savings on hotels, restaurants, attractions and more. More

When you visit Irvine, you notice something special right from the start: no-stress convenience.

It starts from the moment you arrive, whether driving, flying into John Wayne/Orange County Airport or traveling by rail or bus to Irvine Station. After all, being able to move in and out the city easily — and being able to get around easily while here — is part of Irvine's commitment to sensible transportation — one of the many benefits of a master-planned city.

Irvine hotels continue that convenience, offering accommodations for any budget and conveniently clustered in two areas: one literally minutes from the airport — perfect for meetings and conferences — and one near the junction of I-5 and I-405, putting all of Orange County within easy reach.

Even the weather is convenient in Irvine, with average daytime temperatures in the 70s, mild winters and more than 280 sunny days a year. It's weather that makes you want to get out and enjoy the nightlife, go dancing, catch a show at the theater or just see a movie with the kids — and weather that's perfect for nearby organic farming and ranching, helping to create a lively dining scene in Irvine and some of the best farm-to-table restaurants in Orange County.

Whether you've been to Irvine before or are a first-time visitor, planning your family vacation or your company meeting, see Southern California at its best with our Irvine phototour. We've also collected special offers from businesses in and around Irvine to make your stay even more economical.

Speaking of economical, there's one thing you should be sure to do before you leave this site: request a free Irvine Visitors Guide or simply download a free digital version right now. Whether you've already scheduled your stay or are just considering a visit, we'll mail you a copy of our magazine-style guide for visitors with maps, information about places to stay, what to see and where to eat — a great way to start to get to know the center of Orange County. Now how convenient is that?

 

Upcoming Events

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Celebration of Orange County's "Quasquicentennial."

Sep 2 – Dec 31
OC's 125th Birthday - Quasquicentennial In 1889, locals voted to separate from Los Angeles…

OC Blues Soccer

Sep 2 – Sep 6
USL PRO announced its 2014 regular season format and schedule, with each of its 14 clubs playing a 28-game regular season schedule. As the league…

Then and Now: 100 Years of Plein Air Painting

Sep 2 – Oct 2
The tradition of painting beautiful landscapes nearly died out with the onset of Modernism in the 1940s, and…

4rd Annual OC Brew Ha Ha

Sep 6
 This year's Orange County Brew Ha Ha will be even bigger and better Over 80+ Breweries Serving Over 175 Craft & Import…

Cars and Coffee

Starting Sep 6
Hundreds of proud drivers congregate to kick tires and have a cup of coffee. There is something for everyone to enjoy; classics, exotics, concepts,…

Style Week Orange County

Sep 8 – Sep 21
Style Week Orange County®, the OC's biggest and original fashion week, returns this fall to Fashion Island®, Irvine Spectrum…

Knott's Scary Farm Irvine Hotel Packages

Sep 25 – Nov 1
Dying for a Knott's Scary Farm vacation getaway? Combine admission to Knott's Scary Farm with an Irvine area hotel to…

Irvine Global Village Festival

Sep 27
Now celebrating its 13th year, the Irvine Global Village Festival - the City's largest and most attended community event is also…

 


 

Where to Eat

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Irvine offers foodies true global cuisine, with a wide selection of foods from India, Persia, Thailand, Vietnam and other distant shores. MORE

 

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