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Welk Resort San Diego

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sacramento
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Too often we book a 'vacation' but instead try and cram every waking second with sightseeing, and visiting 'must see' restaurants/museums etc. We actually booked three days at Welk to finish off our week of SoCal sightseeing, and were pleasantly surprised! It is relatively distant from the metropolis of San Diego but close enough to Escondido if a need arises... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great resort for families with small children. Here are some pros and cons: Pros: Fun for kids, nice suites, lots of amenities, cool activities Cons: Grocery stores are a 15 mn drive away, pool slide hours are limiting, movie nights are loud, small fees for many of the activities, no daily maid service

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

I appreciate the feedback and recommendations from your stay with us. Thank you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details you provided on the resort. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their stay here at the Welk Resort. We look forward to your return visit. More 

College Park
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my couple stay here! This place is beautiful. I could tell the people who enjoy this resort do so for the views. Very well kept property and picturesque scenery. The resort had family friendly eating options on site and nice shopping. I saw a little bit of everything for everyone.Pool for kids to play, and huge fire pit... More 

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

I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay here at Welk Resorts and had the opportunity to partake in some of our many local activities during your visit. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort features. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Palmdale, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am coming here every year with my husband and kids for about 7 years now. It's getting worse and worse every time we go. There is new rules every year around the pool area. Its crowded. No room to enjoy because they are allowing every one from the area to come for a day and they bring their whole... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We traded a wonderful Hyatt property for this rundown worn out facility! After speaking with two separate representatives of Welk prior to arrival requesting a unit with no steps due to knee issues, we were put in the basement. We went back to the front desk and explained our request and nothing was available. Upon entering the room, there were... More 

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Saratoga, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the resort with our 10 months granddaughter last week. She loved the water pads and swimming pools. The adults loved the water slides and restaurant Canyon Grille. Wish there were more nice restaurant available .

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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 glad to hear your granddaughter enjoyed the swimming pools and splash pads during your stay with us at Welk Resorts. It sounds like you all had a great time. I appreciate your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again on your next stay. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Welks after having been to the presentation in Branson and signing up for an Audition package for their timeshare. We were disappointed in the Audition package, but after speaking with a Welks representative, they convinced us to come to San Diego for a visit. With 2 golf courses, the Fountains and the Oaks, the initial sight of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As Platinum Elite owners here we visit every year. This year it is three weeks and we are still here! Fabulous resort! Beauty and tranquility for those who want it and action at the pools for those who prefer that! Something for everyone in their weekly activities programme. This place is simply divine. The units are just lovely. Great people... More 

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

First of all, Thank you for being an Elite Owner here at Welk Resorts. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details you provided on the resort. We hope you enjoy the remainder of your stay and look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this spot for the timeshare this year and it was exactly what we expected. It was close to the cities and some attractions and restaurants, the room was nice with a walk out patio, the pool area has a water slide and a view of the area. Everything is up to date and genuinelly nice. We would go... More 

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

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear your family enjoyed stay at the Welk Resort. Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post a review. We hope you visit us again in the future. More 

Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

North Star What a rip off. Not everyone has a SUV to bring up a week worth of things and six skier in one car. or you need to pay $25 a night for the second car. no out side over night parking. this is after paying the maintenance fee of $1785.00 each each year for one week use. San... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Golf course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
Location: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $145 - $469 (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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Also Known As:
Welk Resort San Diego Hotel Escondido
Welk Hotel Escondido
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Welk Hotel San Diego
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