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Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   34567 Cathedral Canyon Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234 (Formerly Desert Oasis Resort)
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Cathedral City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have to admit...after staying in the Welk Resort in Escondido...this is no where near it. That being said it is immaculately clean and well kept. It appears to be one of the oldest Welk communities and in its hay day probably held it's own. However..Cathedral City is the problem..huge neighborhood change. Even the Golf Club associated with the resort is... More

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Saskatchewan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 4 nights. Our one bedroom suite overlooked the golf course - absolutely beautiful view from our deck which connected to both the bedroom and the living area. It was very quite and private except for the planes flying over (close to airport) but we seemed to get used to that quickly and it was not an issue. The... More

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Weston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully laid out resort. Great location only minutes from Palm Springs. Our condo is completely redone....lovely and exceptionally clean. Everything you could need in the condo. We haven't used the pool....it 's nice but not too big. A separate small adult only pool. The clubhouse is smallish with foozball,ool tables, etc. We aren't here with kids so I can't say... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear mmrjgolden, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am happy to read you found our Desert Oasis resort delightful and had a comfortable stay. It is great to hear you really enjoyed your villa. We hope to have you back if you return to the area. More

Hamburg, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One week stay in October for a "girls" vacation using a time share exchange. Have stayed at Marriott's Shadow Ridge, so my comparisons might be a bit harsh. This is not a "luxury resort" as advertised, but was adequate for our needs...just no "wow" factor! Pros: Grounds clean and maintained Rooms clean and somewhat updated Free WIFI (but poor reception)... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear TraderHamburg, We appreciate you taking the time to post a review which gives us the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at our Desert Oasis Resort. We apologize that your stay was less than perfect, we appreciate your letting us know some of the challenges you experienced during your stay. We would very much like the opportunity... More

Alberta, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this hotel for our stay in Palm Springs as it seemed to fairly close to shopping and restaurants but still offered peace and quiet. The rooms were fairly comfortable, clean, and had nice kitchens. Some reviews said the rooms were outdated but I thought they looked just fine. Balcony was a decent size, the bathroom was modern and... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear rock_moss_edm, It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Desert Oasis Resort. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Thank you for the highlights and feedback from your stay. We look forward to your return visit if your return to the area. More

Alameda, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I had planned a trip to Cabo. Needless to say, circumstances forced us to seek an alternate location. We settled on Palm Springs and stayed at the Welk Resort in Cathedral City. We are in our late 40s and were the youngest people there by about 20 years! The room was updated and spacious. The staff was... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear traveldivaSanDiego, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that your travels to Cabo were cancelled. We are however, delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Welk Resort in Palm Springs. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations and had some great interactions with our staff. We hope to have... More

Colorado Springs
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Probably in its heyday this was most likely the epitome of a fantastic place. Time has taken its toll though. From the potpourri scented room that took us a lot of tea tree oil and open windows to air out, to the shutters we had to tape closed ( not only for too much light in the bedroom in the... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear parodyqueen, Thank you for your review as well as your feedback. We apologize that your stay was less than perfect. We appreciate your letting us know some of the challenges you experienced during your stay. We have noted your comments and suggestions and will be sure to address them internally. Thank you for staying at Welk Resort Palm Springs,... More

Caracas, Venezuela
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

stayed for the week, with friends in another unit. Nice rooms, not too oudated as stated from other reviews. Grounds were well maintained, staff, especially the concierge were friendly and not too pushy- since it is a time-share. Loved the activities. Excelente Hotel, excelente atencion, un poquito anticuado, pero muy bien cuidado

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear Ernesto I, I appreciate the wonderful review and the feedback from your stay with us. It is great to hear you enjoyed your vacation here at Welk Desert Oasis. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We look forward to having you vacation with us again. More

california
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The activities staff is wonderful. I mean WONDERFUL! My son was excited everyday. Arts and crafts, ping pong, wii, computers AND the staff gets the kids excited to do lots of things. Its great. The room was adequate and the housekeeping staff was on their j-o-b 24/7. Whenever we called for something, it was provided AND the front desk made... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Dear califcutie, Thank you for your fantastic review. It is great to see you and your family had a wonderful stay with us. I appreciate you taking the time to post your review and the highlights and details provided on our resort activities and staff. We are looking forward to you returning to vacation with us again soon. More

Diamond Bar, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed for the weekend, with friends in another unit. Nice rooms, not too oudated as stated from other reviews. Grounds were well maintained, staff, especially the concierge were friendly and not too pushy- since it is a time-share. Loved the activities center, all four of our kids 7-14 loved it too, lots of different activities, PLUS they had special workshops... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Hi ValnRaul, Thank you for staying at the Welk Resort in Palm Springs. We are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay. We strive to provide our guests with the highest in quality accommodations and amenities. We are also glad that your family enjoyed some of our activities as well. We hope to have you... More

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Address: 34567 Cathedral Canyon Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234 (Formerly Desert Oasis Resort)
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Cathedral City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 162
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Also Known As:
Desert Oasis Hotel Cathedral City
Desert Oasis Cathedral City
Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA

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