4.5 out of 5

With a stay at Welk Resorts San Diego in Escondido, you'll be next to a golf course and minutes from The Oaks Course, and close to Castle Creek Country Club.

This family-friendly hotel is within the vicinity of Cal-a-vie and Alta Vista Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 714 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed, and all rooms are furnished with queen sofa beds. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can dip into one of the 8 outdoor swimming pools or 8 spa tubs. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from a bar/lounge or one of the 2 poolside bars. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

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. 8 outdoor swimming pools and 8 spa tubs are also on site. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a grocery/convenience store. 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 free in public spaces.

A business center and meeting rooms are available. A children's pool, a fitness center, and a sauna are also featured at the family-friendly Welk Resorts San Diego. Free self parking is available.

This 3.5-star Escondido hotel is smoke free.

  • 714 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 70 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 4 conference rooms
  • Built in 2000
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Convenience store
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Welk Resorts San Diego offers 714 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations have separate living rooms and are furnished with queen sofa beds. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Microwaves and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided weekly. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2016.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Separate bedroom
  • Living room
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan

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. Open daily.

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

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

Breakfast

Start your morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge.

Entertainment

Welk Theatre presents live entertainment throughout various seasons of the year: Welk Illusions staring Anthony Hernandez, Tongue and Cheek staring Kevin Johnson, and variety shows. Also, every Monday is Farmer's Market and every Tuesday evening is Festival Under the Lights.

Nearby Things to Do

The sprawling Welk Resort San Diego is built around 2 golf courses and 5 recreation centers. Golfers choose between the 18-hole, par-54 Oaks course and the 18-hole, par-62 Fountains executive course. A pro shop offers lessons (surcharges), rentals, and tournament arrangements. 4 lighted outdoor tennis courts are complimentary, and the pro shop also carries tennis equipment and clothing.

5 recreation centers offer outdoor pools, tennis, volleyball, fitness centers, spa tubs, and lounges with TVs and DVD players, pool tables, and ping-pong tables. The resort's waterpark has 140-foot waterslides and interactive playgrounds. A small lake offers complimentary catch-and-release fishing. Guests can also play half-court basketball, bocce, or shuffleboard.

A daily activity program for all ages includes arts and crafts, water aerobics, movie nights, and welcome socials (surcharges may apply).

LEGOLAND California, approximately 25 miles from the resort, offers fun for all ages who love Lego's and have a wonderful imagination. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, 8 miles from the resort, is a 1800 acre wildlife preserve that houses over 3500 animals representing 260 species and features lush botanical gardens.

Pacific Ocean beaches, approximately 25 miles from the resort, provide a myriad of year-round recreational activities.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

Welk Resort San Diego has a full service spa offering aromatherapy treatments as well as massages and other body treatments in its 4 treatment rooms.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

Fees

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 22 for adults, USD 6 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linens are available for an additional fee
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

Kids Eat Free

Book a stay in a "Kids Eat Free" 2 or 3 Bedroom Villa room category and kids age 10 years old and younger eat free at Canyon Grille Restaurant when accompanied by a paying registered adult.

Must book a qualifying room to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Rate includes 1 meal (breakfast, lunch, OR dinner) per registered child, when ordered from the kids' menu. Beverage included. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.