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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Casino
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at Welk Resorts San Diego in Escondido, you’ll be next to a golf course and within the region of Legoland California and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. This family-friendly hotel is within the region of Carlsbad State Beach and Ponte Winery.


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.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

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.

Food & Drink

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 from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in Escondido? This hotel has 25000 square feet (2323 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Welk Resorts San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr
Escondido, CA 92026 United States


4.0 Very Good 1730 Reviews
very unfortunate
Reviewed 4 days ago

our worst exchange yet. Garbage, litter, and housekeeping supplies laying on grounds outside our unit entire week. Soundproofing between units extremely poor !
Too bad because resort has some high end looking units, but I would never stay in Villas on the Greens again. Perhaps Mountain Villas would be better.

Beautiful Resort
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful Resort with activities for the entire family. The golf course is in excellent condition, restaurant has a large selection to choose from, and there is some shopping on site. We found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. Close to SanDiego which offers several day trip activities.

The Good and Bad of Welks Resort
Reviewed 4 days ago

Each area of this resort is named. We stayed in the area called Melody Hill in late April.

I'll start with the good. The kitchen and bathrooms were very good. Big showers with lots of space to move around and store items. Although one sower head was excellent, the other was from the dollar store. The landscaping was very nice. Swimming pool, hot tub and exercise room were nice. This was the adult pool (^18). The staff serves drinks to you pool side, for a price. The foot golf was very fun. We are a soccer family.

Now for the bad. I guess our number 1 bad was that this resort is right next to a major highway. Especially Melody Hill and even more so our building Moonglow within Melody. Very cheap windows and you could hear trucks, motorcycles all the time 24/7. Nice weather but unable to open windows at night for sure. Sitting out back on patio with a drink and book was no fun.Melody Hills is the adult pool, so if you request not being around kids then this is were you might end up. Sleeping in was difficult for us.

The main restaurant, Canyon Grill had great food but was total unable to handle the volume of people. Small seating area but we learned you could do take-out. This was April and the resort looked to me like 20-30% capacity. I can't even imagine what a night in summer at 70-100% would be like.

The first room we were placed in had a rodent problem. After the first night we were able to get them to move us but we were still in the Melody Hill area. This was a ground floor room. It was a catch 22, we wanted the adult pool but the road noise and rodent made us request another area. You would have thought they could easily accommodate this because the resort was empty. They did not and they even did nothing extra for us. Our food on the kitchen had the bags chewed open and the trash bags had holes chewed in the bottom. But they did nothing extra for us. REALLY !!

Our kids both live in the San Marcos area so we will be back west for sure. Just not here. I will come back for the foot golf though. That was fun.

Peaceful base in Southern California
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a large spacious well landscaped resort. Facilities are extensive and good. It is in a quiet location which means that most tourist destinations eg the coast and San Diego are an hours drive. We had a very pleasant stay in a very comfortable unit.

Fabulous resort
Reviewed 5 days ago

The kids will love this resort. Many activity options. Clean, beautifully maintained grounds. Also has a nice adults only gym. Our room was clean and spacious. Bed was super comfy. We loved the walk in two headed shower.