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Welk Resort San Diego

8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

First, full disclosure, we are timeshare owners here and have been vacationing here for over 15 years, I was surprised to see some aggressive one star reviews due to a particular issue. Not to minimize the issue's or concerns in any way shape or form however I can't see how this resort could ever earn a one star review. If... More 

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New Jersey
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the whole, the resort has a very Kellerman's from Dirty Dancing feel. There is an entire range of activities scheduled throughout each day.There is no need to leave the resort, you could spend a whole week there and have plenty keep you occupied. We used the resort as our base camp so we didn't partake of the activities, though... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would not use Welk Resort as a hotel for a relaxing weekend. Their management rules are inflexible. It's their way or no way. Ifound the 10:00 a.m. sharp checkout time particularly annoying on a Sunday. Also, I was attending a wedding that began at 4:00 p.m., but the management would not let me into any guest room to change... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to casino night at harmony hill rec center on Thursday 6/25 where I met Sofia Johnson. She was a great blackjack dealer and I had a lot of fun because of her. I saw her the next day at the Broadway rec center where she seemed exited to see me she really made me feel welcome at this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is going to be as fair a review as I can give. The positive is that the grounds are very nice, especially if you love golf. The pools were also great, offering splash pads, slides and a salt water pool. Now for the experience: There was a small ant infestation in our room, along with a spider and silver... More 

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my sister and her family to this fabulous resort, so there were six of us, and when our daugher drove down with our two grandchildren, we had nine. Plenty of space. The property is immaculate. Our villa was just amazing. Large and spacious living space, two distinct bedrooms with their own bathrooms. Great and fully stocked kitchen and... More 

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

415Mark650, Thank you your excellent review. it is great to hear your family had a chance to enjoy their vacation together hear at Welk Resort San Diego. Thank you for sharing your vacation experience. I appreciate you highlighting our resort activities and amenities. We hope to have you and your family back for another excellent vacation in the future. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has owned one week every year for almost as long as I can remember. I loved in when I was younger and ask I grew older, I enjoyed it less and less. But this year, things really turned around. One of the highlights was absolutely the wonderful activitiies staff. The first night we came in I met the... More 

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

Alyssa C, Thank you for sharing your experience. I will be sure to pass your thoughts on to our Chief Fun Officer in regards to our activities team. It is great to hear you and your family get to enjoy our resort on an annual basis. I appreciate you giving our future guests an idea of what to look forward... More 

Dinuba, California
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51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a week at this resort and we couldn't of been happier. It was beautiful!! The rooms were first class. The shops in the resort were OK but there were stores close by that really filled our needs better. I golfed a few times and really enjoyed the course. There are 2 courses but only played 1, the... More 

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

Eric R, It is great to hear you and your family had the chance to enjoy our resort for a restful vacation. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I hope we see you and your family in the future for another excellent family getaway. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First thing: as long as you take the advice of the reviewers on here and other sites your stay will be perfect. Yes they ask you about your sightseeing plans to offer you a discount if you'll agree watch their presentation, but I was prepared with a no already. When he/she says "if you say yes to me now I'll... More 

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

YeshuaIzYahweh, I am glad you really enjoyed your stay with us. We have upgraded and renovated most of our villas. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am happy you had a great experience here at Welk Resort San Diego. More 

Fairfield
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316 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't do much better than the Welk Resort. We stayed in the Lawrence Welk Villas, which are the oldest part of the resort, but have been beautifully maintained and updated. Lovely decor, spacious, and comfortable. Full kitchen with everything you are likely to need (and if there is something else you want, just call Housekeeping, and they are likely... More 

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

Arletta C, I appreciate you taking the time to post your review and for all of the highlights from your stay. It is great to hear you enjoyed your villa. Thank you for detailing our resort amenities and activities for our future guests. We very much look forward to you returning for another fantastic vacation. More 

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