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Lakehouse Hotel & Resort

1025 La Bonita Dr, San Marcos, CA 92078-5220
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#2 of 5 hotels in San Marcos
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The brand new Lakehouse Hotel and Resort is proud to offer affordable luxury in an unbeatable setting on beautiful Lake San Marcos matched with a guest service experience second to none. A refreshing deviation from the cookie cutter mundane resort norm, Lakehouse Hotel and Resort creates a tranquil escape from life's daily stresses via the irreplaceable serenity of lakefront luxury and service excellence.Lakehouse Hotel and Resort offers 142 brand new spacious rooms inclusive of breathtaking views, spa like showers, amazingly comfortable memory foam beds, over 100 channels of high definition television with premium movie channels, complimentary wireless internet, a magnificent lobby area with a fireplace, library, board games, 2 tremendously spacious pool decks and hot tubs, hammocks, fire pits throughout the spacious property, 24 hour in room dining, and many more legendary amenities. Guests of the resort are encouraged to enjoy our country club, St. Mark Golf, which offers a state of the art fitness center, driving range, 18 holes of championship golf and 18 holes of executive golf. The Grill restaurant offers fine dining for breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy the delicious full menu to be delivered as room service as well. While guests have all the amenities available to them to ensure they never have to leave our resort, the staff of passionate hoteliers matches our unbeatable location with a level of passionate service that will help to create lifelong memories. We take great pride in providing you with a luxurious escape second to none. On behalf of our entire team here at Lakehouse Hotel and Resort we eagerly await your arrival. Escape From The Everyday....
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Electric vehicle charging station
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Vending machine
Golf course
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Picnic area
Sun terrace
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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CharlieNM wrote a review Jan 19
New Mexico18711 contributions164 helpful votes
We stayed at the Lakehouse while attending a family member’s wedding. We were very disappointed. The rooms were not very clean and the staff not very friendly. The hotel is not very near anything, only one restaurant nearby. I would not recommend this place.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
AReviewerM wrote a review Jan 19
San Diego, California1 contribution1 helpful vote
Staff does not follow current San Diego County Public Health Guidelines. No masks on any staff. I wonder what other health codes are being violented. I departed early due to a +COVID and sat in my vehicle for hours in the parking lot waiting for quarantine guidance. I did see that the room linens were not changed. This is terrifying.
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Date of stay: January 2022
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled on business
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cmw3cmw wrote a review Jan 18
Albuquerque, New Mexico1 contribution
This property has seen better days. The staff did not seem like they wanted to be there. We did not feel welcome at all. This could be a fallout of the pandemic. Food service might as well have been non existent. Supposed to open at 6 am Late every morning we were there Good luck!
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Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Date of stay: November 2021
Sleep Quality
jamiquecruz wrote a review Jan 18
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The staff was friendly and the amenities kept me out of the room which is great since it had a roach and roach traps that really grossed me out especially for the price. I have payed less for a cleaner motel than this resort
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Date of stay: December 2021
Sleep Quality
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Samantha L wrote a review Jan 4
Los Angeles, California1 contribution2 helpful votes
BEWARE BRIDES- this is definitely NOT the place you want to stay or have your wedding at. I was severely disappointed in the service I received this past weekend for check-in. I really don't understand how there are any good reviews given the disrespect and frustration the bride and I had to go through just to check-in. Here's the timeline: 2 days ago: My sister, the bride, had secured about 15-20 rooms for varying guests and bridal party members. 3 of those were 2 bedroom cottages, the most expensive room they offer. She asked for an early check-in if available in order to leave at 4:30 for the purpose of the rehearsal dinner, which was at a strict booking time. Day of, 11am: After driving over an hour and doing rehearsal, I called to ask if any of the cottages were ready. I was told none are ready, but all were vacant. They would be prioritized to clean so we could get in ASAP. 1:30pm: After lunch, we called again to see if they were ready. Nope. But they were still prioritized. Okay fine. 2:30pm: My sister calls and only one is ready (not bridal). We decide to head over. 2:45pm: We get our family checked into their cottage. 3:30pm: 2nd cottage (grooms) is ready. They get checked in. 4:00pm: Bridesmaids are waiting outside, cold, for the cottage. How does a PRIORITIZED room take FIVE hours to clean? Also, how did the normal rooms check in at 1pm if ours was "prioritized"? My sister and I walk over and ask them what is going on. We had every right to be irritated as they are at their deadline, and it's still not ready. We are greeted by Judy, the supposed manager though she didn't act like one, and she gives A LOT of attitude in her half-hearted apology as if we were the ones that messed up? She proceeds to say there's nothing that can be done, speak condescendingly, and doesn't even try to make up for the unprofessionalism we experienced. By the time we are able to check-in, it is 4:30pm (the time we were SUPPOSED to leave). You know what Judy did to top off the experience? She purposefully took her time to check us in. She said unnecessary things REALLY slowly that the other receptionists didn't during our checkin, and she claimed that she messed up our cards as she was handing them to us, and proceeds to take them back and restart the process. My sister is at this point super frustrated and the most stressed she's been during the wedding process. She also failed to provide the drink ticket vouchers that came with our package and gave us a cottage that didn't have 2 king beds as advertised. It was 1 queen and 1 king. If you're looking for a place to stay with horrible customer service, then Lakehouse is definitely your place to go.
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Date of stay: January 2022
Room Tip: Don't get a room here. You will probably not get checked in and will get attitude when you...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lakehouse Hotel & Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Nearby attractions include Levante Jewelers (0.5 miles) and Albertsons (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Panda Garden, Dockside Decoy, and Onny's Thai Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is Lakehouse Hotel & Resort located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of San Marcos.
Are pets allowed at Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Lakehouse Hotel & Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Lakehouse Hotel & Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park (1.6 miles).