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Welk Resorts San Diego

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8.0
Excellent
860 reviews
+1 760-749-3000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
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 Drive
Escondido, CA 92026
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User Highlights
8.0
Excellent
Pool
"Slides the best" "Awesome pool"
Location
"Grocery stores nearby" "Great place to visit"
Only 68% were satisfied with the proximity to shopping.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 81%.
Room
"Room was amazing" "Amazing views"
54% complained about the bathroom.
54% said rooms were dirty.
Amenities
"Large patio" "The oldest building"
57% thought the building was acceptable.
84% found the grounds to be nice.
Service
"There was no maid service" "Little to no food service"
74% found the staff to be very friendly.
94% said the recreation staff was great.
Value for money
"Free golf buggy" "Free trip"
The price was too high for 83%.
Cleanliness
"No clean towels" "Dirty linen"
54% said rooms were dirty.
55% thought it was rather dirty.
WiFi
83% 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
Fodor's
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
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Activities
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Golf
Handicap
Kitchenette
No Smoking
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 10:00am
# of Rooms
714
Fees
Required
  • Resort Fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night
Add-ons
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 75.00 per stay
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 10 and USD 22 for adults, USD 6 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible