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Welk Resort San Diego

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

This resort with its beautifully scenic and lush greens carved out of mountains and trees played the perfect backdrop for our Spring break. The pools and water slide kept the family cool on those warm enough days. Staff was very friendly and had no complaints with the amenities. (We roomed at the newer Mountain Villas.)

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

Dear Amos R, Thank you for your excellent review. It is great to read that you and your family enjoyed your spring break here at Welk Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We look forward to welcoming you back for another relaxing getaway.

SF Bay Area
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The resort is away from population centers and nestled in the hills along I-15 7 miles north of Escondido. The Fountains Golf Course winds through the resort to provide a lots of green space to separate the villas. This green space, the heavily bouldered hills that are part of the property and bordering it and the nice landscaping provide a...

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

Dear flylikeahawk, First of all, thank you for being and owner here at Welk Resort. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details you provided on the resort. It is wonderful to hear you really enjoy your vacations with us. We look forward to having you back again in the near future.

Riverside, California
Reviewed 12 March 2015

We have been owners since 2008 and love relaxing at the Welk Resort in Escondido (San Diego), California. Everything about Welk's, in our opinion, is a Five Star Rating, from the staff, the grounds, the food in the Canyon Grill Restaurant, the activites planned, and especially, the quality of productions in the Lawrence Welk Theatre. Our stays have always been...

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

Dear Connie M. R, First and foremost, thank for being owners here at Welk Resort since 2008. It is great to hear you really enjoy your resort. Thank you for highlighting the Theatre. They really produce some fantastic shows. We look forward to you returning in the near future for another relaxing vacation.

Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We had the pleasure of staying for 15 nights at the Welk Resort in San Diego. It was a very relaxing time and, especially this last week with cooperative weather, we were able to enjoy the outside. There are many more positives than negatives about this resort. Here are a few of the good points to start with: Welk is...

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

Dear Jack K, I appreciate you taking the time to post your review. I will make you feel like returning by telling you it is in the 80's today. I appreciate all the positive thoughts and for sharing your ideas on areas of improvement. Thank you for pointing out the recycling information. I will be sure to share that with...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This was a staycation for us, since we live close by, and my husband still had to get to work. We were both very impressed! We were in the newer Mountain Villas way up top and couldn't have been happier. Make sure to get any room on the 2nd or 3rd floor though for a fantastic view, as we met...

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

Dear SBluv2rvl, Thank you for your excellent review and for choosing Welk Resort as your staycation location. I appreciate you taking the time to post your review as well as the highlights and details provided on our resort activities and amenities. It is great to hear you will be back. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Absolutely great birthday weekend with the family. Units were clean and lots of space... The staff went out of their way to make sure we we enjoying our stay. Beautiful pools, fun activities to keep kids busy and happy. We will definitely visit again.

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

Dear Lisa S, I appreciate your excellent review. Thank you for choosing to spend your birthday weekend here at Welk Resort. It is great to hear you and your family had an excellent stay with us. We hope to see you and your family again in the near future.

Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Welk Resort is a wonderful place to stay with a family. The pools are beautiful and the rooms are just as nice. The staff is also very helpful and very knowledgeable of the resort. I'll always come back to this resort.

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

Dear Jennaleeschmitt, Thank you for your excellent review. I am happy to hear you enjoy our villas as well as our recreation areas and pools. Thank you for the kind words regarding our resort staff. We look forward to you returning for another excellent vacation in the near future.

Reviewed 3 March 2015

We have just begun our stay at the resort and unfortunately I wish we had spent our money somewhere else. If you are a young family travelling to the San Diego resort, be aware of the MANY rules that surround the water slide...especially if that is a highlight you are looking forward to. We are so disappointed. We specifically sourced...

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

Dear 3youngkids, I am sorry to hear of the challenges you encountered during your stay in relation to our water slide rules and regulations. You are correct, we do have the water slide height requirement of 42 inches posted on our website. The safety of our guests and owners is our primary concern and we do follow the parameters set...

High River, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We stayed in the older part of this resort and all the condos had recently been refurbished. We had a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with lots of room. They are very well kept up. Large resort with lots to do. Several pools so you are never very far away from one with several rec centers as well. There is noise...

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

Dear Travelchick1983, Thank you for your excellent review. It is great to read that you enjoyed your vacation and our resort activities and amenities. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort if your return to the area.

Reviewed 25 February 2015

Lovely and well-appointed, clean, excellent service. Close to San Diego, nice golf course. Rooms were very clean, modern, and contained everything needed for comfort. Hotel employees were very friendly and helpful. The best surprise was a farmer's market on the grounds with fresh food and craft vendors.

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

Dear catvet814, Thank you for your excellent review. I am happy to see really enjoyed your villa, found our customer service levels exceptional and had a chance to enjoy our farmer's market. I appreciate you taking the time to post your review. We hope to have you back in the near future for another excellent stay.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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
Region: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $254 - $614 (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
Welk Resort Escondido
Welk Hotel San Diego
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“They are ALL good rooms”
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“Make sure you ask if you are in the basement, it sucks!”
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“we had a view over the golf course and that was beautiful”
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“When you make your reservation let them know if you need a handicap room, or any other special needs ie- no stairs, etc.”
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“cant go wrong with the villas a view of the mountains .”
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