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Patient & Visitor Information


Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital is located on 160 wooded acres in the heart of Lake Forest, Illinois. The hospital is easily accessible off of Highway 41 and a few miles from Interstates 94 and 294, so access to and from the hospital is direct and easy.

For your convenience, we have added links to area dining, lodging and shopping spots to make your visit easier. If you need additional assistance, please ask the greeters at our front desk near the Visitor’s Entrance. We are happy to provide additional directions or information to make your visit more enjoyable.

Area Lodging

Special discount rates are available at the following hotels. When you contact them, make sure to mention that you would like the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital discount.

Holiday Inn Express
975 North Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Free shuttle to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Approximately 10 minutes by car to the hospital

La Quinta
2000 South Lakeside Drive
Bannockburn, Illinois 60015
Approximately 10 minutes by car to the hospital

Courtyard by Marriott
1505 Lake Cook Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Approximately 11 minutes by car to the hospital


Other area accommodations include:

Deer Path Inn
255 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Historic property located in downtown Lake Forest.
Approximately four minutes by car to the hospital

Hotel Indigo
450 North Milwaukee Avenue
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Approximately nine minutes by car to the hospital

SpringHill Suites by Marriott
300 Marriott Drive
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069
Approximately 14 minutes by car to the hospital