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Welaka Lodge & Resort

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Leeds
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across from the UK and I wanted to stay on St Johns river as I love it so much. The Welaka Lodge and Resort has been the perfect place for us. We booked a cottage with a hot tub. The cottage was gorgeous and spotlessly clean. I had a wonderful time in the hot tub watching the birds... More 

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

We were happy to host you here at Welaka Lodge and enjoyed hearing about your travels. The pictures you posted on TripAdvisor are beautiful! Thank you and come back again soon! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I needed a few days to get away. Not far from our home in Jacksonville we found this beautiful, quaint retreat. Our cottage had a beautiful view of the lake and was in a private corner lot. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The cottages look like they could be in a Pottery Barn magazine. Beautifully... More 

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear how much you appreciate our decor. The owner carefully chooses pieces specific to each cottage for our guests to enjoy. Thank you so much Renee! More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Lovely mixture of quaint cabins and old Floridian trailer sites right on the St. John's River. Great Bar and Marina which looks over the river and some the most beautiful sunsets you will ever see. Very warm and helpful staff. We will definitely be back again for the winter season!!!

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1 Thank Paul C
Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comment Paul! We are always happy to see you when you return to Welaka Lodge! More 

virginia beach, va
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

What a lovely cabin with a view of the river and a pool and hot tub nearby. Staff was very accommodating and helpful. My 93 year old mother and I would stay there again. The pool, a covered porch, and a full kitchen made this stay pleasurable and relaxing.

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1 Thank jbgriffi
Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments! We were pleased to have you and your mother stay in one of our newest cottages! She is an amazing woman. We hope to see you both again soon. More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We have made several trips to Welaka Lodge now and each time we go we create such wonderful memories. We live a short distance away in St. Augustine, FL but I would drive days if that is what it took. It is such a perfect place to relax and recharge. I have three sons all in their twenties with busy... More 

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Thank kdurden
Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

We are so happy you and your family are able to make memories at Welaka Lodge! Thank you for sharing! More 

Augusta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We love fishing on the St. Johns River and for years we rented cottages. Then we found a facility where owners of lots would rent them. It has been over 15 years since our last trip when we found Welaka Lodge & Resort. The staff was very friendly and helpful in describing their camp sites, covered boat slips and where... More 

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Jessica F, Owner at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review! We hope you'll be back again soon! More 

Dearing, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stayed four days and loved it it immensely. Cottage was very clean and comfortable. Bath and shower were very nice for an older cottage. Nice rear deck with spa overlooking beautiful sunsets each evening. Kitchen well equipped for those who might want to prepare a meal of their own. Boat docks close by for us fishermen as well.

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Thank Jerry B
Jessica F, Owner at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Jerry! We were happy to have you as our guest. Hope your fishing buddies can join you next time! More 

Rockland, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

My husband and I camped here for a month with our 38 foot fifth-wheel RV. The owners and work campers are very friendly and made us feel right at home. The grounds are well maintained with several quaint cottages on the property. The pool and spa are fairly new and were kept heated to a great temperature. The property is... More 

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Jessica F, Owner at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We enjoyed having you with us! More 

Welaka, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Stayed here a month. Done in the old Florida style, Situated on the banks of the St Johns river this intimate resort with its warm and friendly staff was the way life should be. Pot luck by the pool bar on Thursdays, F,S,& Sunday evenings at the dock bar are a friendly and relaxed place to watch the sun set.... More 

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Thank rjdorrance
Jessica F, Owner at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! We'll be waiting for your next visit! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited Welaka Lodge from Palm Coast Florida. We had our boat and did not know what to expect. We were greeted by Becky when we arrived and treated like we had been guests for years. The cabin was excellent and the Bar at the river was top notch. This is going to be an annual event. Our home is... More 

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1 Thank Brad H
Jessica F, Owner at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brad, Thank you for your glowing review! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Becky loves to greet our new and returning guests with a smile and mentioned how pleasant you, your wife and the other couple you travel with were. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled under live oaks, magnolias and palms, on a high bluff overlooking the beautiful St. Johns River, is a slice of paradise Old Florida style. Catering to the casual and avid fisherman and their families, outdoor enthusiasts, or just those looking for a quiet respite in a beautiful setting, Welaka Lodge and Resort provides luxury cottage accommodations in a rustic setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welaka Lodge & Resort

Address: 1001 Front Street, Welaka, FL 32193
Location: United States > Florida > Welaka
Price Range: $87 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Welaka Hotel Welaka
Welaka Lodge And Resort
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