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Muskego, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we kept looking for Interval exchange options closer to San Diego, nothing ever came avaiable, lucky for us, Welk is exceptional. Our room was updated, clean and roomy. Two bedrooms, one King and thankfully two queen beds (rather than twins). Beautiful setting, friendly staff, and daily activities. Welk is 30 min to Oceanside Pier, beautiful sunset, 45 min to...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I appreciate the input and detail. I am glad your family enjoyed their exchange visit here at the Welk resort.

Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a stay at the Welk Resort in Escondido on our timeshare exchange. We requested a gound level unit at check in and were told that the only ground level units were ADA but if we did not like the unit that we could move to another unit. After arriving at the unit we agreed that it did not...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here because we had a "timeshare exchange" certificate. We were traveling with our adult children and their partners so we needed more space than a hotel could provide. We were very impressed with the space and the luxury provided by the resort. Every imaginable amenity is available (pools, weight room, rec centre, entertainment and golf). Although it is...

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I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort. It is great to hear you enjoyed your exchange visit at Welk Resorts. We look forward to you returning for another fun filled family vacation.

Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you can remember that phrase and the significance of Champaign Blvd., you are good to stay here. We have a wonderful unit, absolutely no complaints about our villa at Boulder Peak. The views are beautiful. The pools are well maintained. Fitness center is above average. Employees are wonderful. Don't think of this as San Diego. It is more of...

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

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their stay here at the Welk Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We hope you visit us again if you return to the area.

Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The property is very comfortable with nice amenities, and I would certainly recommend it, but always with the caveat that it is not close by to San Diego. I knew where it was and so made no plans to go into San Diego, was very happy relaxing comfortably on the property, making repeated use of the nice barbecues, and even...

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San Juan Capistrano, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Clean, people are nice, food so so, bar almost non-existent (12 stools). Great happy hour if you can find a seat. Arrive early so you can check out your room. The section we were in had rooms that were below ground in front, faced a concrete wall.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Welk resort is out in the middle of a canyon with nothing really close by. It's quiet and seems to cater to an older clientele. Staff was friendly and helpful. My kids liked the pool with slide and I liked that we could bbq outside. There were two golf courses on property and had catch and release fishing for...

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

I appreciate you taking the time to post a review. I am happy to see your family had a great time here at Welk. We would love to have you back for another relaxing visit.

Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved the Resort as it had very nice pools, shopping & restaurant on site. The Unit was very nice and the design was beautiful. Only problem is that it is a long drive to get to the city if you want to see San Diego like we did.

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

I appreciate the feedback and recommendations from your stay with us. It is good to hear that you had a great time on your visit here at Welk Resorts. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Cochrane
Reviewed 26 October 2016

So much to do in this area. Only 20 mins to the Beach! And oodles of golf courses in the region. These are timeshare apts. but can be rented by non owners. Very family oriented. Lots of pools, hot tubs and tennis courts.

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I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their stay here at the Welk Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We look forward to you visiting us again.

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

So much to do here....tennis, pickleball, golf, swimming, water slides, shopping, eating, daily activities, bingo, arts and crafts, gold lessons, table tennis. Well spread out on over 700 acres, it does not seem crowded at all. Our accommodation was a delight! Two large bedrooms (3 TVs) two well equipped bathrooms, nice patio area, fully equipped kitchen. You just have to...

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I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort activities and features. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their visit and resort amenities here at Welk Resorts. We would love to have you come again and look forward to your return visit.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • 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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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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 92026-6403
Region: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: €127 - €278 (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 Resort San Diego Hotel Escondido
Welk Hotel Escondido
Welk Resort Escondido
Welk Hotel San Diego
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