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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 #4 of 17 hotels in Escondido
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Edmonton, AB, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort is absolutely beautiful and very well layed out and appealing to all the senses. The check-in staff were friendly and courteous. Here is the but . . . the staff have been giving the same spiel to too many people so they have a tendency to speak way too fast, almost as if they were reading a cue... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Welk Resort spares no expense on comfort and detail Very attentive staff who would respond to the most routine request with speed and professionalism. Beautiful grounds and ammenites Are tough to beat. This was my most enjoyable stay in California. If you have a choice and opportunity give them a booking. This place is worth it.

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have had the best vacation staying at the Welk Resort San Diego in Escondido I have tried other hotels and none compare to the accommodations that you get at this resort. there is every thing you need with in a short drive to make your vacation times memorable. I have stayed at all three villas at the resort and... More

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Lake arrowhead, ca
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Jan W, First of all, thank you for being a long time owner here at Welk Resorts. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details you provided on our resort. It is great to hear you like the upgrades to your villas. We are continually working to upgrade our accommodations here at... More

Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 6 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
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

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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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