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Welk Resort San Diego

8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Chavezmelo, Thank you for staying here at the Welk Resort and taking the time to post a review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our pools and recreation areas. We apologize that your stay was less than perfect, we appreciate your letting us know some of the challenges you experienced during your stay. As in most rural resort locations,... More 

San Mateo, California
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4 reviews
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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Welk Resort ! We stay here while visiting family in San Diego. This year I made a major mistake on my reservation/exchange. The front desk staff, Natina and Sandra, saved the week for me as they were able to find an exceptable unit for my needs. I paid a little extra but it was well worth. There... More 

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

LoveBonaire, Thank you for the excellent review and for making Welk Resort San Diego the choice for a number of your vacations. We do have a number of upgrades going on right now and we are pretty excited about the new amenities we will have for our guests. I am happy to hear our front desk team took good care... More 

Indio, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had no idea what to expect. . .I remembered watching Lawrence Welk on TV growing up but I didn't know there were resorts of his. We stayed at the one in Escondido, CA and can I tell you ... we walked into the unit and ran around like kids in a candy store as it was one of the... More 

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

Shelby022010, Thank you for the excellent review. It is great to hear you and your family really enjoyed your vacation here at Welk Resort San Diego. I appreciate the details included on our resort. We look forward to having you and your family return for another excellent family vacation. More 

Dallas, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welk resort was great!! Check in was easy but not until 4pm. Stayed in Calcutta 115. Great sized unit that was updated. 2br/2 ba - that could have slept 8. Villas on the green. Time share presentation was moderate but lengthy. Plenty of pools and a restraurant - canyon grille that was fair at best. Plenty of activities within 30... More 

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

flipstix161, I appreciate the wonderful review. It sounds like you really has a chance to get out and enjoy the local activities. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on our villa accommodations. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation with us and hope we see you again if you return to the area. More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nested amongst beautiful hills at Escondido, this beautiful resort boasts almost all the amenities you can think of for a vacation resort. Starting with a golf course, multiple user friendly pools, A theater, Pizza Hut, Starbucks, A mini grocery store, couple of restaurants, even a farmers market one day a week. We were there with our daughter, and our grandchildren,... More 

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

Vatche, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our future guests and for the excellent review. I am glad your family had the chance to have a fantastic vacation here at Welk Resort San Diego. We look forward to you returning for another fun and relaxing family vacation in the future. More 

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