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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078 (Formerly Quail's Inn Hotel)
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in San Marcos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
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West Chester, PA
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We wanted to stay in so-called North County and we found Lakehouse to be a fine 4-star resort hotel. We visited the Wildlife Animal Park, Escondido, Oceanside, Carlsbad, and many other nifty towns. Hotel staff and amenities were all great. Many fine restaurants are nearby.

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Hotel sits on a small scenic lake which is very beautiful. The grounds were well maintained as well as were the common areas and rooms. The service also was quite good. The problem we had with our stay was noise. Specifically in my opinion the walls are very thin and allow you to hear "EVERYTHING!!!!" We stayed in one... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a unique place to stay. It's on a lake but in the middle of a suburban neighborhood so it's a little card to find. Rooms are beautiful and clean but a little small. There is a pool, two hot tubs and two fire pits all really nicely kept. Only downside is noise ( if you have loud neighbors)... More 

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Long Beach, California
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved my stay at the Lakehouse! It was a cute little boutique-ish hotel set on a serene lake with fabulous amenities. I did not get to enjoy the pool, hot tub, Saturday night smores or one of the many water toy rentals due to my other plans, but I completely loved it! My only complaint would be the 11am... More 

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Lomita, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on a Friday night, the hotel did not seem crowded. It is on a man made lake in the middle of the city, but feels very out in the country when you are sitting on your balcony watching the swans and ducks, boaters and SUP's. Until other hotel guests disturb your peace, it is very tranquil. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, different hotel... Pay extra for Lake view... Very relaxing. You will injoy in nature! They have small boats for renting... If you want romantic getaway or Party with friends... It's amazingly cool to choose! Sunny mornings with lake view are great . Highly recommend this hotel!

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Erin B, General Manager at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mirka5, thank you for the glowing review. I'm happy to see you had such a nice time and would recommend us to others. Hopefully we get the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week and a half of driving and camping up and down California, we splurged a little and designated this as our little oasis. The Lakehouse Hotel did not disappoint in terms of amenities and friendly service. We were there for 5 days and averaged $120.00 USD a night, a little pricy but well worth it after our long... More 

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Erin B, General Manager at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

MaryAnne T, Thank you for selecting us as your little oasis. I'm glad to hear we exceeded your expectations and look forward to having you back in the future. More 

Los Angeles, CA
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31 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, 3-year old son, and I stayed at the Lakehouse during the first weekend of January for our first trip to Legoland. I booked a poolside lounge, which was quite spacious and nicely appointed with contemporary decor. The bathroom had a couple of quirks. First, the toilet paper holder is affixed adjacent to the water tank, making it difficult... More 

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Erin B, General Manager at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Ouiparis, I wanted to apologize again for the issues you had in the restaurant. I have informed the director of Food and Beverage so he can correct the closing early issue. Front desk has also been retrained on the Brunch menu and offerings. You can still get breakfast through in room dinning on Sundays, it's just not available in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time staying at the LakeHouse and I'll have to come back. Great location and view of the lake. Resort is on the up and up. Now more upscale. All accompanied by great service. Manager on duty, Lorayne, went above and beyond to ensure everything during our stay was unique and memorable. A must stay

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Erin B, General Manager at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

SJAlama, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We agree that Lorayne is a great addition to the Lakehouse. Her attention to detail and genuine care for each guests is remarkable. More 

Astoria, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to San Diego for a family visit and we were able to get away without the kids for one night so we decided to stay at the Lake house resort. We were so pleasantly surprised, the staff was so friendly and respectful, the room was clean and just right.. the pools were fun and the... More 

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Erin B, General Manager at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Anya S, I'm so happy to see you had a relaxing stay with just the two of you. Sometimes that is necessary. We look forward to welcoming back the whole family soon! More 

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Address: 1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078 (Formerly Quail's Inn Hotel)
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Location: United States > California > San Marcos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lakehouse Hotel & Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 142
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