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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I would not use Welk Resort as a hotel for a relaxing weekend. Their management rules are inflexible. It's their way or no way. Ifound the 10:00 a.m. sharp checkout time particularly annoying on a Sunday. Also, I was attending a wedding that began at 4:00 p.m., but the management would not let me into any guest room to change...

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

I am sorry to hear your stay with us was less than perfect. We will try to accommodate every guest request. We do have more than 700 villas and there will be times our check-in desk may be crowded. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I went to casino night at harmony hill rec center on Thursday 6/25 where I met Sofia Johnson. She was a great blackjack dealer and I had a lot of fun because of her. I saw her the next day at the Broadway rec center where she seemed exited to see me she really made me feel welcome at this...

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

JesseDicken, I appreciate you taking the time to post your review. I will be sure to pass the word along about how well Sophia took care of you. Thank you for your excellent review.

Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

This is going to be as fair a review as I can give. The positive is that the grounds are very nice, especially if you love golf. The pools were also great, offering splash pads, slides and a salt water pool. Now for the experience: There was a small ant infestation in our room, along with a spider and silver...

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

Chavezmelo, Thank you for staying here at the Welk Resort and taking the time to post a review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our pools and recreation areas. We apologize that your stay was less than perfect, we appreciate your letting us know some of the challenges you experienced during your stay. As in most rural resort locations,...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We took my sister and her family to this fabulous resort, so there were six of us, and when our daugher drove down with our two grandchildren, we had nine. Plenty of space. The property is immaculate. Our villa was just amazing. Large and spacious living space, two distinct bedrooms with their own bathrooms. Great and fully stocked kitchen and...

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

415Mark650, Thank you your excellent review. it is great to hear your family had a chance to enjoy their vacation together hear at Welk Resort San Diego. Thank you for sharing your vacation experience. I appreciate you highlighting our resort activities and amenities. We hope to have you and your family back for another excellent vacation in the future.

Reviewed 22 June 2015

My family has owned one week every year for almost as long as I can remember. I loved in when I was younger and ask I grew older, I enjoyed it less and less. But this year, things really turned around. One of the highlights was absolutely the wonderful activitiies staff. The first night we came in I met the...

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

Alyssa C, Thank you for sharing your experience. I will be sure to pass your thoughts on to our Chief Fun Officer in regards to our activities team. It is great to hear you and your family get to enjoy our resort on an annual basis. I appreciate you giving our future guests an idea of what to look forward...

Dinuba, California
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We were given a week at this resort and we couldn't of been happier. It was beautiful!! The rooms were first class. The shops in the resort were OK but there were stores close by that really filled our needs better. I golfed a few times and really enjoyed the course. There are 2 courses but only played 1, the...

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

Eric R, It is great to hear you and your family had the chance to enjoy our resort for a restful vacation. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I hope we see you and your family in the future for another excellent family getaway.

Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

First thing: as long as you take the advice of the reviewers on here and other sites your stay will be perfect. Yes they ask you about your sightseeing plans to offer you a discount if you'll agree watch their presentation, but I was prepared with a no already. When he/she says "if you say yes to me now I'll...

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

YeshuaIzYahweh, I am glad you really enjoyed your stay with us. We have upgraded and renovated most of our villas. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am happy you had a great experience here at Welk Resort San Diego.

Fairfield
Reviewed 16 June 2015

You can't do much better than the Welk Resort. We stayed in the Lawrence Welk Villas, which are the oldest part of the resort, but have been beautifully maintained and updated. Lovely decor, spacious, and comfortable. Full kitchen with everything you are likely to need (and if there is something else you want, just call Housekeeping, and they are likely...

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

Arletta C, I appreciate you taking the time to post your review and for all of the highlights from your stay. It is great to hear you enjoyed your villa. Thank you for detailing our resort amenities and activities for our future guests. We very much look forward to you returning for another fantastic vacation.

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We love the Welk Resort ! We stay here while visiting family in San Diego. This year I made a major mistake on my reservation/exchange. The front desk staff, Natina and Sandra, saved the week for me as they were able to find an exceptable unit for my needs. I paid a little extra but it was well worth. There...

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

LoveBonaire, Thank you for the excellent review and for making Welk Resort San Diego the choice for a number of your vacations. We do have a number of upgrades going on right now and we are pretty excited about the new amenities we will have for our guests. I am happy to hear our front desk team took good care...

Indio, California
Reviewed 7 June 2015

I had no idea what to expect. . .I remembered watching Lawrence Welk on TV growing up but I didn't know there were resorts of his. We stayed at the one in Escondido, CA and can I tell you ... we walked into the unit and ran around like kids in a candy store as it was one of the...

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

Shelby022010, Thank you for the excellent review. It is great to hear you and your family really enjoyed your vacation here at Welk Resort San Diego. I appreciate the details included on our resort. We look forward to having you and your family return for another excellent family vacation.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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 Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
Region: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: RM713 - RM1,462 (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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Welk Hotel Escondido
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