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Welk Resort San Diego

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

im a teen who has been coming here since i was a little baby boy harmony hill wasn't really my favorite pool here until one day kayla helped out me and my friends with the xbox i love welk resort ill never go to a different resort

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

Baseball G, It is great to hear you have been coming here since you were little. I am glad Kayla took great care of you. Thank you for posting your review.

Spruce Grove
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My Family and I recently visited this Resort and we Stayed at the Mountain view Villas, and too our surprise, we had a beautiful Villa overlooking the Mountains and Golf Course. the Pools are great, and clean , hot tubs are Beautiful, Room are spacious and very comfortable. Playing golf on the exec Par 3 & 4 course was great,...

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

sfranco4223, Thank you for the great review. it sounds like you really had a chance to get out and enjoy all our resort and the area has to offer. We look forward to having you back for another excellent family vacation.

Irvine, California
Reviewed 18 July 2015

OK- where to begin. (all of the following is partially my fault for taking a vacation in a random place like Escondido (??!!)) 1. First of all, the room was pretty grimy. When sat on or hit, the pillows would release a small puff dust. 2. No wifi (from what I remember, but if there was it was so slow...

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

TheLadyJess, Please allow me to clarify a few points from your review. We do have ceramics that our guests can paint and glaze for $6.00. Movies and dvd's can be rented for $2.00. We actually have a total of 5 recreations areas for all of our guests with 8 pools, 2 splash pads and 2 waterslides on the resort property....

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

We were at the Rec.-center today an they had a great staff, but the two employees that stood out to me were Remi and Jacob. They were really friendly and helped us with our needs. They helped us the most out of any other employees at any other hotel that I have ever stayed at. All in all, I had...

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

HotelEnthusiast49, Thank you for the kind words. I will be sure to pass your compliments for Remi and Jacob on to our activities manager. I appreciate you taking the time to highlight their efforts.

San Marcos, California
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I think its important for other people to know what types of challenges we experienced, should you decide to stay here. I wish I would have done more research when I booked our stay...I stayed at the Welk Resort the weekend of June, 20th 2015 and brought over 60 family members for a family reunion. The following is the review...

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

Charlene v, I apologize for the challenges you encountered during your stay with us. I am glad Adrian took good care of you and your family. We will try our best to accommodate all of our guests wishes in reference to villa location, it all depends upon availability. We do have two recreation centers that are being upgraded. I am...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Pros: Nice pools, beautiful landscape, mountain view, safe, little market, restaurant on site, spacious villas, resort activities Cons: 40 min. drive to San Diego, no elevator, limited parking spaces, pool staff was irresponsible (using their cellphone, playing ping pong, not engaging with guests, joking with each other) the recreation rooms are outdated and the air conditioner was not working, the...

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

Maria V, Thank you for staying here at the Welk Resort San Diego and for taking the time to post a review. I appreciate the feedback from your stay with us. I also appreciate your positive comments and your thoughts on the areas for improvement. We look forward to you returning to vacation with us again.

Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We've been timeshare owners here for about 10 years and love coming to stay here. The service is great. The rooms are very clean and the views are pretty cool. I recommend staying here if you are near San Diego. It's within an hour from sea world, Disneyland and not far from Los Angeles

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

Angulofamily, I appreciate you taking the time to post you review. Thank you for being an owner here at Welk and for sharing your experience with our future guests.

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Nice place for kids, but definitely too basic. Staff at front desk not so willing to support perhaps because I am not a regular, and I will not be. Walls and doors so thin that any single noise anybody does is like in your room. Kids screaming everywhere and I am traveling with teens so in a way it was...

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

MBL_CH, I am sorry to hear you stay with us was less than satisfactory. We are a family resort and do have activities and amenities for all ages. . We would very much like the opportunity to welcome you back to the resort but understand if you choose not to. Thank you again for your feedback as it does not...

Yucca Valley, California, United States
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We had a wonderful time at the Welk Resort San Diego. We have been owners for 23 years and this is our 22nd year at the Welk Resort San Diego. This year we have been most impressed with Scott Black and his crew, especially Samantha. The Local Craft Brewery beer tasting event was fun and entertaining. Scott knows his local...

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

Dianne F, 23 years as an owner here at Welk. That is fantastic. I appreciate you taking the time to post your review and for highlighting some of our team members. I am also looking forward to the current upgrades being finished and for next upgrades to begin. We have some pretty exciting improvement in the works. Thank you for...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This place feels like going back in time, a straight out of the sixties family camp. So not so great for two adults without kids. Lots of organized activities, overcrowded pools and heavy handed press for timeshare. Give you he gift of discounts and at the end ask for your credit card to pay for the discounts if you don't...

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

2ridewest, I apologize for any challenges encountered during your stays with us. We are in the later stages of a substantial upgrade to our 18 and over recreation area. We are a family resort but we try our best to make sure all of our guests have a comfortable and relaxing stay. We are sorry to have disappointed you, and...

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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
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • 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 Dr, Escondido, CA 92026
Region: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $254 - $622 (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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