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Welk Resorts San Diego

899 reviews
+1 760-749-3000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Fitness Center

Play and Relaxation at Welk Resort San Diego

What Do the Rooms Include?

Tucked in a green valley at the foot of a circle of hills in Escondido, California, the 600-acre Welk Resort San Diego is a family wonderland just north of San Diego. The resort’s modern-country style villas offer one, two, and three-bedroom units with full-service kitchens, living rooms, dining areas, and balconies or patios that offer peaceful vistas of the area. All villas have free WiFi, Cable TV, kitchenware, climate control and basic can’t-live-without travel amenities.

What Amenities are Available?

There’s something to excite travelers of all ages. There are eight outdoor pools, a massage and skincare spa, a sauna, a kid’s pool, interactive splash zones, and two water slides. Five recreation facilities, four tennis courts, and two golf courses keep active guests happy, while the Welk Theatre provides Broadway-style entertainment. There’s also a weekly Farmer’s Market and daily scheduled activities that include things like arts and crafts, music by the fire, morning wellness walks, and water aerobics.

How Much Will a Stay at Welk Resort Cost?

You can get a standard one-bedroom villa starting at $200 a night.

What activities are popular near Welk Resort?

Try your hand fishing on the resort’s lake, or go mountain biking on a nearby trail. If you want to venture out though, thirty minutes to an hour will take you to the sandy beaches of the Pacific, into the heart of San Diego, or to popular attractions like the San Diego Zoo Safari, or LEGOLAND. Several gorgeous wineries are also scattered throughout the region.

What’s the Bottom Line?

Welk Resort San Diego is perfect for a southern California trip that requires some proximity to popular attractions while still accessing a laid back, family appeal and sense of quiet retreat, which may be hard to find at other Escondido hotels.

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8860 Lawrence Welk Dr
Escondido, CA 92026
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User Highlights
"Slides the best" "Pool near"
"Room was amazing" "View is incredible"
Only 50% said rooms were clean enough.
57% complained about the bathroom.
"Grocery stores nearby" "Great place to visit"
72% liked the proximity to shopping.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 75%.
"Excellent customer service" "Courteous staff"
75% found the staff to be very friendly.
93% said the recreation staff was great.
Value for money
"Free golf buggy" "Expensive trip"
The price was too high for 86%.
"Kid friendly restaurant" "Huge plate of banana pancakes"
The price was too high for 86%.
83% loved the menu selection.
"Pristine golf course" "Clean towels"
Only 50% said rooms were clean enough.
Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 54%.
87% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Recreation staff is nice
Pleasant hotel grounds
Reception should be more attentive
Beds need improvement
Expert Reviews
At this time-share property built by bandleader Lawrence Welk in the 1960s, nicely furnished and appointed one- and two-bedroom villas include fireplaces, hot tubs, original art, and...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Activities
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 10:00am
# of Rooms
  • Resort Fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 10 and USD 22 for adults, USD 6 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible