The Residence Inn Chicago Lake Forest Mettawa hotel makes long stays simple with new suites and convenient perks including free WiFi, breakfast and more. Just off I-94 a few miles north of Chicago, our extended stay hotel stands out among other hotels in Lake Forest, IL for our apartment-style suites and lowers rates for longer stays. Each suite includes a fully-equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, modern furnishings and free WiFi. Business travelers appreciate our free hot breakfast buffet and close proximity to HSBC, Conway Business Park and Hospira. A quick 15-min drive, exploring sites such as Great Lakes Naval Base, Lake Forest College, Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills Outlet Center is easy. For extra relaxation, check out our onsite billiards room and outdoor BBQ patio. Join us Mon-Wed at our evening Mix where we’re serving up yummy apps and free drinks.