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4.8 out of 5

"Beautiful room with amazing views. A home away from home experience. Everything you could need, all within the property. The Monday evening farmers ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 18 Feb 2020

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star hotel with 7 outdoor pools

In Escondido

Your stay at this Lawrence Welk Resort Village hotel places you within 20 miles (32 km) of Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Del Mar Racetrack and Ponte Winery are also within 32 miles (52 km).

36-hole golf course

This smoke-free hotel features a golf course, free water park access, and a full-service spa. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and a children's pool, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 5 conference rooms, as well as express check-out and WiFi in public areas.

IPod docks, WiFi

Featuring conveniences like living rooms and dining areas, the 714 guestrooms also offer iPod docks and LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include WiFi, DVD players, and refrigerators. Housekeeping is available on request.

Suite, 1 Bedroom (Villas on The Green)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$110* Per night/room Oct 20 - Oct 21

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 1 Bedroom (Villas on The Green)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, Mountain View (Kids Eat Free)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Villa, 2 Bedrooms, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Welk Resorts San Diego ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Welk Resorts San Diego

Everyone (7) Couples (2) Family (5)
5 out of 5
Beautiful room with amazing views. A home away from home experience. Everything you could need, all within the property. The Monday evening farmers market was an perfect way to have dinner and get some yummy Hawaiian scented salts for our last night. Will return.

Posted by on Feb 18, 2020

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Feb 21, 2020 by Rhiannon

Thank you very much for your feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and greatly appreciate you taking the time to share this with Welk Resorts. We hope to welcome you back again in the future for another relaxing visit in our beautiful location!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019

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Oct 24, 2019 by Rhiannon

Thank you very much for your feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! We hope to welcome you back again in the future for another relaxing visit in our beautiful location!

5 out of 5
it was a beautiful facility... The only issue I had was that I had asked directions from 2 employees and the could not give it to me... the asked me if I spoke Spanish, which I don't

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019

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Nov 21, 2019 by Rhiannon

Thank you very much for your feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and greatly appreciate you taking the time to share this with Welk Resorts. We hope to welcome you back again in the future for another relaxing visit in our beautiful location!

5 out of 5
Lots of amenities: 6 pools, kid-friendly activities, 2 golf courses, an onsite restaurant with a 3-hour happy hour, snack shops, a spa, spacious villas with full kitchens, balconies, living rooms, bedrooms and double sink baths with dual head showers. A 45 minute drive to downtown San Diego, but a good location for relaxing or exploring San Diego County... Temecula wine county, Safari Park, Legoland.

Posted by on Aug 25, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019 by Rhiannon Castanon

Thank you very much for your feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and greatly appreciate you taking the time to share this with Welk Resorts. We hope to welcome you back again in the future for another relaxing visit in our beautiful location!

5 out of 5
It was amazing! So much to offer! We were very pleased!

Posted by , from Phoenix on Aug 20, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019 by Rhiannon Castanon

Thank you very much for your feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and greatly appreciate you taking the time to share this with Welk Resorts. We hope to welcome you back again in the future for another relaxing visit in our beautiful location!

5 out of 5
Great place with breathtaking views.. so much to do and very relaxing!

Posted by , from Torrance on May 14, 2019

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Jun 11, 2019 by Hutch F.

We are so delighted to hear you had a relaxing stay. We hope you visit us again in the future.

4 out of 5
I love the water area for the kids. I loved how well light the area was. I was not expecting the prices of the convenience store and pizza hut. I think it is better to eat at the restaurant versus paying those prices.

Posted by on May 5, 2019

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4 out of 5
it seems to be hard to get help choosing your room location, I wish that was easier. All in all we love the place and will choose it each time we visit San Diego

Posted by , from Portland OR on May 5, 2019

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5 out of 5
Beautiful place. Lots of pools for you to enjoy. Great customer service

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Apr 29, 2019

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May 7, 2019 by Hutch F.

Thank you for your review!

5 out of 5
I loved it I really loved it I can’t wakt to go back and get rid of my stress

Posted by on Apr 13, 2019

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Apr 17, 2019 by WelkResorts

Thank you very much for your feedback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us, and greatly appreciate you taking the time to share this with Welk Resorts. We hope to welcome you back again in the future for another relaxing visit in our beautiful location!

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

As a guest of Welk Resorts San Diego, you'll find a full-service spa, a golf course, and a complimentary water park. 7 outdoor swimming pools and 8 spa tubs are also on site. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 poolside bars and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Event space at this hotel measures 4800 square feet (446 square meters) and includes a conference center. A children's pool, a health club, and a sauna are also featured at the family-friendly Welk Resorts San Diego. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Escondido hotel is smoke free.

  • 714 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 70 buildings
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 4800 sq ft of conference space
  • 446 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2000
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free water park access
  • Number of outdoor pools - 7
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Number of living rooms1
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 6
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Separate dining area
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) (64.9 km / 40.3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Welk Resorts San Diego offers 714 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Beds feature premium bedding. 47-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels and DVD players. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized refrigerators/freezers, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • IPod dock
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Canyon Grille - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Pizza Hut - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Starbucks - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 36-hole golf course and enjoy the facilities at the waterpark with waterslides. 7 outdoor swimming pools and 8 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Rock climbing on site
  • Volleyball on site

Spa Services

Elevate Day Spa has 3 treatment rooms. Services include massages.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Daily housekeeping service is available for a surcharge. Arrangements and surcharge must be made at check-in.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.Contactless check-out is available.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 25 for adults, USD 6 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 20 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 20 per night (rates may vary)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Housekeeping fees vary based on length of stay and unit size

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • San Diego Welk Resort
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  • Welk Resorts San Diego Hotel Escondido
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  • Welk Resorts San Diego Condo Escondido
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You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.