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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

We traded a week for a girls' trip at this resort. We were looking forward to floating in the pool while drinking beachy drinks. We knew the resort wasn't new so we didn't expect luxury. The check-in staff was very friendly and was able to honor my request for a pool view. The room that was reserved for us wasn't... More

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Valencia, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We normally stay at the Desert Spring Marriott Villas II every year in April. This summer we had the opportunity to stay a week at Welk's Desert Oasis in July as well. It is not fair to compare the two but I was pleasantly surprised with this resort. The staff is fabulous, everyone you pass is friendly and outgoing and... More

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Long Beach, Calif
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Booked this place as a companion to our extended vacation in August as a quicker, cheaper get-away for a few days to the desert. We love Palm Springs, and wanted to find a place we could take the kids and not end up hating ourselves and them by the end of the trip. The "apartment" was pretty well-appointed, but what... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at desert oasis resort for one night but wished it could have been more. It's more like an apartment than a hotel room. Very spacious and clean.

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Bridgeport, WV
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

We were traveling and just needed a place to stay for the night. I used hotels.com and got a room for $145 for one night here. That was a steal for this place. We basically got a time share which had a living room, kitchen, and king size bedroom. Our deck overlooked the adjoining golf course. My wife went to... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

This resort dose not have elevators and carrying your luggage up the step stairs is not fun . Rooms ok but some items do not work in them . stupid things like the TV remote not working . Food just ok . When you check in they will try and sell you on the property . I rate tis a... More

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San Diego
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229 reviews 229 reviews
51 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2011

We rented from a timeshare owner over Spring Break and had a great time. We liked that it is a smaller, 3-story resort, the room was very well furnished and comfortable, the grounds, and view of the mountains, was beautiful, and we loved all of the activities and things to do. Unit: All the units there are 1-bedrooms. Ours was... More

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San Diego
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2011

We had never been to the Lawrence Welk resort in Palm Springs and were very happy with our stay. The timeshare had 2 flat screen TV's and everything we needed. The pool was pleasant and there was plenty of room although it was not crowded at this time. It was great to be able to use the internet in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2010

We booked a one bedroom the week of Dec 17-24. The resort is overlooking a golf course and adjacent to a tennis club. The area is nice and quiet but you need a car to be able to get to other attractions. If you want to play tennis you need to get a weekly pass for $50 and a fee... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

We booked two nights at the Welk Desert Oasis Resort online, and drove up from San Diego. Easy drive over Thanksgiving Week. The weather was 65, but the hotel had lots of options to keep everyone happy and busy. The room was great - we had requested a ground floor, pool view room (to get more sun) but we were... 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*
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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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The Welk Resort Desert Oasis boasts 350 days of sunshine a year, with an average yearly temperature of 75 degrees. With breathtaking panaramic views of the San Jacinto Mountains, the resort is located 10 minutes from Palm Springs in Cathedral City, California. Swim in a large pool or lap pool, soak up some sun, or enjoy championship golf and tennis at our adjacent Cathedral Canyon Golf and Tennis Club, including a restaurant with locally inspired cuisine. Experience luxurious vacation villa accommodations that include full kitchens, living and dining areas, and private bedrooms with king beds. Activities Center includes fitness room, billiards, air hockey, darts, and Ping-Pong tables with planned activities and classes for all age groups. An arcade is next to the Activities Center. And when you’re ready to explore, nearby Palm Springs offers plenty to see – You won’t want to miss the Aerial Tramway, The Living Desert, Indian Canyons, Knott’s Soak City, Children’s Discovery Museum and Air Museum, world-class dining and shopping, including the popular Cabazon outlet, thrilling casinos, and more. ... more   less 
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