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Welk Resort San Diego

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8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
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Victoria, Canada
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59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a week here. The number of activities available for kids was excellent. I really liked having an activity guide to refer to for the entire week. Some activities had a nominal fee attached but this was completely reasonable to us. The resort itself is vast and extremely well maintained. The 2 bedroom unit we stayed in had a... More 

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

It is great to hear your family enjoyed their visit here at Welk Resorts. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the details provided on the resort activities and features. It sounds like your family really took advantage of all of our resort amenities. I do want to clarify your point about locals using the pool... More 

Longmont, CO
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trouble started at check in - the rooms were not ready, but they offered to let us hang out at the pool - but without somewhere to unpack and get all the swimsuits, it really wasn't an option. After reminding them of their 4:00 "guarantee" we were given room keys, but were told housekeeping was just finishing up -... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is simply breathtaking. The rooms, bathroom and kitchen are extremely spacious with beautiful decor and amazing views from a very large, nicely decorated balcony. Windows are all over. We stayed in a one bedroom so my husband and I had the room with the two kids on the pullout couch (being watched via baby monitor). The kids are... More 

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

I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort activities and features. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their visit and resort amenities here at the Welk Resorts. We look forward to you visiting us again. More 

Chowchilla, California
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119 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised at just how nice the is resort is! We were in town for a wedding and this was the hotel the family recommended. Great location, the rooms are TERRIFIC! A bedroom, living area , kitchen and balcony, WOW! Lots of pools and activities, we would highly recommend it. The only thing we would have changed is asking... More 

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

I am glad your family enjoyed our on-site activities and amenities during your visit here at the Welk resort. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Thank you for the highlights and feedback from your stay. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Palm Desert, California
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90 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently my wife and I stayed two nights at the Welk Resort in Escondido, CA..The first day there we attended the theatre ("Jesus Christ Superstar") which we found very enjoyable. This theatre seating is in a semi circle and there is not a bad seat in the house. We stayed in the Mountain View Villas which are the newer properties... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad to hear you both enjoyed our on-site amenities during your vacation here at Welk. I appreciate the highlights and feedback from your visit with us. We take great pride in our resort. Thank you for highlighting our Farmers Market and Theatre. We look forward to you returning... More 

Arizona
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50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bedroom / 2 bath unit. It was very spacious and had been recently upgraded. It had a large deck with a nice view of the golf course and the little fishing lake. We got a 1 bedroom/1 bath for our daughter and her husband and 2 grandkids. It was also lovely and had been upgraded.... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear you and your family enjoyed the resort and your villas. it sounds like you were able to take advantage of the fun activities offered on property. We look forward to welcoming you back for another awesome stay. More 

Eureka
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296 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are owner's with Welk Resort. Decided to travel 3 days to see the West Coast. This property is nice but has its inconsistent problems. Example, my 14 and 15 year olds were not old enough to watch our 6 and 10 year olds at the pool, even though 6 year old knows how to swim and wears a life... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family recently stayed at the Welk Resort San Diego. We have visited other Welk resort in Branson, Missouri. The resort photos are good and the look is very clean and the scenery around the resort was nice. But as a guest I was not pleased with the staff. We has a one bed room unit the set up you... More 

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Folsom, California
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99 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really happy with this Time Share exchange through Interval International! Welk was an awesome experience! The one bedroom was awesome with a pull out couch in the living room for the kids, a full sized kitchen, a really nice bathroom with a huge jacuzzi tub, and a large balcony with a great view of the golf course. They have some... More 

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

Thank you for staying here at the Welk Resort and taking the time to post a review. I appreciate the highlights and comments on the quality and condition of our resort and villas. I am glad to see you felt you had a great exchange experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort if your return to... More 

Escondido, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family of 8 to the welk resort for the pools. We stayed in a 2 bedroom condo and could not be more pleased with our visit. The condo was perfect for us. It was beautiful. The pools were so much fun! We rented a cabana and enjoyed poolside service. The food was not that great but the... More 

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

We appreciate your review. I am glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your staycation with us at Welk Resorts. Its great to know your villa was perfect and accommodating for your stay and you were able to enjoy the pool and cabana. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort in the near future. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Safari 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 WiFi 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, new for 2016 state of the art fitness center, 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 

Additional Information about Welk Resort San Diego

Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
Location: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $151 - $428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welk Resort San Diego 3.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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