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Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for 1 week, on the 1st floor facing the golf course, room 115. The room was still close to the pool and activity room, but it was far away enough for privacy and quiet. The 100s building was also close to parking. Upon arrival, the front desk staff was very friendly and helped us find somewhere to eat.... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their stay here at the Welk Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort. More 

Oahu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 days. We did not use the pool. The room looks better than it did online, that's a first. It has a full kitchen with everything that you would need. I loved that it had a patio w/chairs so you could sit out and enjoy the beautiful weather. It had AC which you will need in... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their stay here at Welk Resorts. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We look forward to your next stay. More 

Albuquerque, NM
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice getaway for the family. 1.5 from home. Great little city to visit. Resort was nice. This is not like their own built resorts so you can't compare. But for the price it's good and the staff was friendly. Also did the timeshare review and wished we were in the spot to do it. Great time.

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I appreciate the highlights and feedback from your stay. It is great to hear you enjoyed your visit here at Welk Resorts Desert Oasis. We look forward to you visiting us again. More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welks Resort... shame on you! We expected the weather to obviously be hot... but the pool, pool showers, room faucets, shower, and any other water at your place is even HOTTER! How is that possible? When we talked to staff and shared our complaint, we were first told by staff that there is nothing they could do about. After explaining... More 

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Coronado, California, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been coming here for 30 years and we love it! Both winter and summer time, it is equally wonderful! We love the heat, so the hot days do not bother us in the middle of July. The AC works wonders though for those wanting to be inside relaxing. The activity center does a great job keeping you as involved as... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

First of all, Thank you for being a long time vacationer to Welk Resorts Desert Oasis. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details you provided on the resort. Its great to hear you continually enjoy the on site activities and the resort amenities. We look forward to seeing you again on your... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I had a ground floor one bedroom and it was quite large. I would say 2 kids and 2 adults could certainly enjoy themselves. The children's pool was crowded but the adult pool even though it was small it wasn't crowded in the morning or evening when I went. Not sure of what it was like during the day. I... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

I am glad to hear you felt safe during your stay with us. Thank you for posting a review. I appreciate the highlights, feedback and recommendations from your visit with us. The local activity information you included is great. We look forward to your return for another amazing visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

My family stayed here from July 2nd to July 9th. It was my wife, me, 2 kids (7 and 8). We stayed here last year at the same time too. The room was perfect for us and newly remodeled. My wife and I took the bedroom and the two kids slept on the couch bed which was more than comfortable.... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear your family had a fantastic stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It sounds like your family really had a great time at the pool and at the activity center. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort. More 

Antioch, California
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a home away from home then this place is for you. If you want more of a resort feel I would look elsewhere. The rooms are great - very spacious and the kitchen is very well stocked with appliances. The resort itself is very small as are the pools. The pics on their website of... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to hear your family enjoyed our on-site activities and amenities during your stay here at Welk. I appreciate the highlights on the resort and the feedback on the activities from your visit with us. We take great pride in our resort. We are continually adding new activities... More 

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Although temps soared to 115* while we were in CA we enjoyed Welk Resort. Pool, activities, staff - all great! Quiet, nice sized units. Close to Palm Springs airport. Aerial tram is a must see attraction!!

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review on your stay. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay although there were high temperatures. It sounds like you were able to take advanatage of resort and local activities. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

The rooms were very nice inside, but the buildings were outdated. The pool was small and the bridesmaid's was rarely open. It was very run down looking also. The pool staff seemed annoyed by our ordering. I didn't like that they charged for parking at this hotel, but I'm sure theres a reason. It seemed to have lots of activities... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Welk Resort Desert Oasis boasts 350 days of sunshine a year, with an average yearly temperature of 75 degrees. With breathtaking panaramic views of the San Jacinto Mountains, the resort is located 10 minutes from Palm Springs in Cathedral City, California. Swim in a large pool or lap pool, soak up some sun, or enjoy championship golf and tennis at our adjacent Cathedral Canyon Golf and Tennis Club, including a restaurant with locally inspired cuisine. Experience luxurious vacation villa accommodations that include full kitchens, living and dining areas, and private bedrooms with king beds. Activities Center includes fitness room, billiards, air hockey, darts, and Ping-Pong tables with planned activities and classes for all age groups. An arcade is next to the Activities Center. And when you’re ready to explore, nearby Palm Springs offers plenty to see – You won’t want to miss the Aerial Tramway, The Living Desert, Indian Canyons, Knott’s Soak City, Children’s Discovery Museum and Air Museum, world-class dining and shopping, including the popular Cabazon outlet, thrilling casinos, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis

Address: 34567 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-6637 (Formerly Desert Oasis Resort)
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Cathedral City
Price Range: $140 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis 3.5*
Number of rooms: 162
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Also Known As:
Desert Oasis Hotel Cathedral City
Desert Oasis Cathedral City
Welk Resort Palm Springs - Desert Oasis Cathedral City, California Desert, CA
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