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“Great place for young kids” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Welk Resort Branson

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Welk Resort Branson
Ranked #26 of 140 Hotels in Branson
Certificate of Excellence
Van Alstyne, Texas
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Great place for young kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is very clean and newly remolded. The Splashatourm is perfect for small to middle aged kids. Breakfast buffet was good. Theresa at concierge desk was helpful. Rooms were extremely clean and comfortable. Will definitely be back on next trip to Branson.

  • Stayed August 2013
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JenniferLynnG
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

Our family really enjoyed our stay. The rooms were wonderful. The swimming area was really enjoyed by our family. I have a 9 year old daughter and a 16 year old son and we all had fun. Putt-putt was fun as well!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

It was one of the best vacations my family had. The Splash-a-torium was awesome; my kids didn't want to leave. Throw in the playground & miniature golf course who could blame them. The onsite Restuarant and stage show was made for me and my wife. I look forward to returning for some good family fun.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

We have had a great stay and plan to come back. This hotel is not on "the strip" but is close to it. We are from only about 40 minutes from Branson so are familiar with the area. Many hotels in Branson are actually motels with outside entry. We have stayed in some name-brand hotels on the strip (Hwy 76) that are actually outside entry which is such a disappointment! They end up being decent, but I hate having the outside access to our room because of safety. All hotel rooms are inside entry and hotel is smoke-free. It is a very family friendly hotel.

This place has a great breakfast buffet & indoor/outdoor pool. The rooms are standard but nice. My only complaints are that they advertise both laundry/fitness areas which are a joke and that the restaurant/bar closes at 8pm. However, you are welcome to bring a cooler with your own drinks/snacks to the pool area which ends up saving money. One other complaint is that the late night front desk staff is pretty subpar aka the b-squad. Every request I had that was after 10:00pm such as, toiletries or change for the laundry room (which you will definitely need) seemed like such a daunting task for whatever 19 yr old was working the desk at that time (I got eye rolls twice). On the other hand, the staff during the day was outstanding and very helpful. Other than those few complaints, I would definitely recommend and come back here!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Farmington, MO
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed at the Welk Resort July 21-24. What a nice experience! Friendly staff, clean facility, and plenty to do right at the Resort! We spent a lot of time at the Splash-A-Torium. We especially enjoyed the two hot tubs, one indoors and one out! My husband and I played several games of Ping-Pong which is pool side, my son enjoyed the snow cones you could get at the pool, and we took advantage of the free miniature golf course! We also loved the convenience of the breakfast buffet and went and watched Price Is Right Live at the resort theatre one night and had a ball! :) I felt the price for the hotel stay was fair and was happy with our choice! The Welk Resort will probably be where we choose to stay next time we visit Branson!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jessica_854
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

This was my family's third time at the Welk and everytime we leave more than satisfied! The fully completed renovations are astounding. It is very modern and comfy. The staff is very welcoming and helpful, and the rooms are very neat and clean! The kids love the splashatorium(the hot tub was a great accessory for the adults) and the whole family used the mini golf course towards the back. The Welk Resort is beautiful and is in great relation to the shops, shows, and SDC. I highly recommend The Welk and we will certainly be returning on our next trip!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

It isn't altogether bad. The rooms are comfortable and recently updated... but expect noise from the hall to be bothersome. It took an hour to check in because the cleaners weren't finished... though others after us went straight to their rooms. Between the FOUR PM check in and TEN AM check out ( seriously!!)...the slow as molasses desk staff... and the worse than expected buffet ( and I had low expectations to begin with)...I can't recommend staying here. The splash pad is good for the tiny tots, but the slide is too fast for non-swimmers. It isn't great for the in between... though they have some floaties and noodles. We made the best of it by playing on the playground and playing put put and by having a picnic on the grassy lawn. If you must eat at the restaurant, do so at breakfast. Unless you have to have the splashatorium, browse for something better.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank travels_with_2_tots
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WelkBranson, General Manager at Welk Resort Branson, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We want to hear from our guests and reading your comments has given us valuable feedback.
First, thank you for your comments regarding our rooms. We just finished a complete hotel renovation and are glad to hear that guests enjoy the new décor.
We are very sorry if there was any confusion in regards to check in time. Our standard policy is that check in is at 4:00pm. If any other time was mentioned we are sorry we did not have a room ready for you at that time. Sometimes we have certain types of rooms ready (for example: we have king rooms but no double queens; which could explain why the guests in front of you got to their room quickly) and other times we do not. But we want to apologize if you were not taken care of and kept informed in a timely manner. We will speak to our associates about your comments. Thank you for making us aware of the challenge.
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Property: Welk Resort Branson
Address: 1984 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616
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Location: United States > Missouri > Branson
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Branson
#8 Business Hotel in Branson
#31 Family Hotel in Branson
#42 Romantic Hotel in Branson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welk Resort Branson 3.5*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welk Resort Branson is your first class destination resort offering lodging, live theater presenting Million Dollar Quartet, dining, daily planned activities, fitness room, mini golf, and engaging game room. The Splash-A-Torium is a 10,000 sq foot heated indoor and outdoor (seasonal) water attraction open year round and features a 117-foot water slide, spa, and kids' splash zone. Seasonally open is outdoor pool and kids' splash zone. Only 3 miles to Hwy 76 Entertainment and 8 miles to Silver Dollar City. ... more   less 
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