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Welk Resort San Diego

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
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Ranked #5 of 17 hotels in Escondido
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Lake arrowhead, ca
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

To put it short, the service is terrible! They care more about getting new customers than taking care of the old ones! The pool staff is rude, everything costs and arm and leg, the food at Hawaiian night was the worst I have ever had, and we had to call at least 6 times a day because of maintenance issues.... More

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Cypress, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love our Welk time share. The property has been maintained very well and many ammenities have been added over the years. It used to be more geared toward retirees, but it is definintely a family resort now. There is plenty to do right on the property from golf/soccer golf to ice cream socials. Just recently our villas have both... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We own a timeshare here. We try to go at least once a year. It's a great place to get away from LA. It's close to casinos, beach, theme parks and vineyards. The employees are great. It's a very good place to take the whole family.

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Menchie8, I appreciate the feedback from your visits with us. It is great to hear your family has enjoyed repeated vacations here at Welk Resort San Diego. Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post a review. We hope you visit us again in the future. We look forward to seeing you on your next... More

Keller, Texas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been owners for quite a while. When we first bought our kids were of course younger and there was plenty to do. Did not feel there was much for teens. We stayed in Oakmont on the end overlooking the golf course. This was a family reunion visit with the in laws staying above us. For as much as... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Laura W, First of all, thank you for being a long time owner here at Welk Resort. I apologize for any challenges you experienced during your most recent stay with us. We are continually working to upgrade our accommodations here at Welk. I am happy to try to help you resolve any ownership challenges you may be having. Please... More

Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying that I really had no expectations for our stay at this resort. We stayed here as part of a family get together for about 15 people (6 young children) for a total of 6 days during high season. I did look at TA reviews online a few days before we left and thought the resort... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Dallasmom1, We appreciate you taking your time to write a review and allowing us to thank you for staying with us. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your villa and our golf course and recreation areas. I apologize that we did not meet your expectations and hope you will consider giving us another chance to change your impression. More

Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here in the new Mountain Villas for 2 nights. First of all, the room was amazing! We got a 2 bedroom suite in the newest section of the resort. It is huge and beautiful. My family felt like celebrities. It has a full on kitchen. The master suite has a gorgeous bathroom. There is also... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear MB3PB1, Thank you for your fantastic review. It is great to see you and your entire 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 amenities. We look forward to you returning to visit us again soon. More

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Welk's Resort is wonderful. We spent a week with the family in a two bedroom remodeled condo. The was place perfect for a family of 7. The kids love all the pools and amenities, such as the recreational room...did I mention the pools, the kids loved it. We try to stay here at least once every couple of years, even... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Cecillia E, Thank you for staying here at the Welk Resort and taking the time to post a review. I appreciate the wonderful review and the feedback from your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort for another staycation in the near future. More

Lancaster, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arriving the room was beautiful clean and very much like the photos. Everyone that we came in contact with were great!!!. The view from my villa was great right off the golf course. Even with people down playing it was peaceful. Now the pools are great as well even my husband got in!!!!!. Fun times with the family.

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Lisa G, Thank you for your excellent review. It is great to read that your family enjoyed their vacation here at Welk Resort and our activities and amenities. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. More

Longmont, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stay at the Welk Resort once or twice a year, since we have family in the San Diego area. The Welk Resort is a great place to stay anytime of the year with recreational facilities on site. Two of the pool areas are large and have a children's play area. There are also smaller pools, including one for lap... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear joyceinCO, It is great to hear your family has enjoyed multiple vacations at Welk Resort San Diego. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on our resort activities, amenities and features. We look forward to your return visit in the near future. More

Visalia, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My Sister and her family own a time-share here, so they and planned a family vacation for us and our parents. We had adjoining rooms, which was convenient, and we were on the first floor, which made it nice for the kids to run in the grass and play. The rooms were spacious, the beds were comfortable, and the kitchens... More

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Stacey N, I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Thank you for the highlights and details provided on the resort activities and features. It is wonderful to hear your family had a chance to get together and have a great time here at Welk Resort. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More

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Additional Information about Welk Resort San Diego

Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
Location: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welk Resort San Diego 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Welk Resort San Diego is a Southern California vacation all suite/villa destination Resort and Water Park offering couples and families the ultimate San Diego getaway experience. Just minutes from world famous destinations San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park (20 minutes), LEGOLAND (25 minutes), San Diego Zoo (40 minutes), San Diego Gaslamp District (35 minutes), SeaWorld (40 minutes) Temecula wineries, area casinos, and some of the most beautiful beaches (30 minutes) in the world! Welk Resorts offers luxurious and spacious one and two bedroom villa suites, with panoramic views of golf courses or surrounding mountains. Villas include sitting and dining areas, complete kitchens with full cookware and dishware, patios or balconies, and complimentary high speed Internet access. Parking is complimentary and there are no resort fees. Guests will experience casual dining at Canyon Grille restaurant or Pizza Hut Express, fun in the sun at Five Clubhouses featuring one colossal pool and seven large pools & 8 spas, two water slides, two kids' splash pads and playgrounds, table games, catch and release fishing pond, hourly planned activities for all age groups, lighted tennis courts, and a relaxing round of golf on one of two 18 hole golf courses. The Welk Resort Theatre is home to top-notch talent performing Broadway style musicals and starring in comedy and variety shows, including tribute bands. During the Summer are music festivals at the Welk Amphitheatre on the Greens. ... more   less 
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