The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals in Escondido, CA

8860 Lawrence Welk DriveEscondido, CA 92026
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Located in Escondido, just minutes from San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park and LEGOLAND, the Welk by Vacation Club Rentals offers one- and two-bedroom villas. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, patios or balconies, and more, as well as amenities like eight outdoor pools with waterslides, a poolside barbecue and an outdoor movie screen; an on-site spa; multiple restaurants; and more.

up to 8 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Escondido Travel Experts
  • Located 15.8 miles from San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, 17.7 miles from LEGOLAND, and 30-minutes from Temecula Valley wine country.
  • Minimum check-in age is 21.
  • Resort located on over 450-acres.
  • Villas include full kitchens, living areas and balconies.
  • 5 recreation centers.
  • 8 swimming pools, 1 for adults only.
  • Fishing lake.
  • 2 golf courses.
  • California-style grill and a pizza bar.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Children's Program
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Express Checkout
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Guest Laundry
  • Handicapped Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outside Corridors
  • Playground
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Sauna
  • DVD Players Available
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Golf Course Adjacent
  • Tennis Court on Property
  • Health Spa/Massage
  • Wedding Services
  • Free Parking
  • Porter/Bellman
  • Security Guard
  • Ice Machines
  • Basketball Goals
  • ATM/Banking
  • Concierge Services
  • Patio/Veranda
  • Barbecue Grill(s)
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Clubhouse
  • Sundry/Grocery
  • Smoke-free Property
  • Waterslide
  • Snack Bar/Deli
  • Beach/pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach/pool sun loungers
  • Beach/pool towels
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
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Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 10:00am
The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals is a Southern California vacation all suite/villa destination Resort and Water Park offering couples and families the ultimate San Diego getaway experience. Just minutes from world famous destinations San Diego Zoo's Safari Park (20 minutes), LEGOLAND (25 minutes), San Diego Zoo (40 minutes), San Diego Gaslamp District (35 minutes), SeaWorld (40 minutes), Temecula wineries (20 minutes), area casinos, and some of the most beautiful beaches (30 minutes) in the world!

The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals' highest priority is the health and wellness of our guests and team members. We are closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization’s (WHO) statements related to COVID-19 and following their guidance along with our federal, state, and local health departments and governments.

The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals' offers luxurious and spacious one and two bedroom villa suites, with panoramic views of golf courses or surrounding mountains. Villas include sitting and dining areas, complete kitchens with full cookware and dishware, patios or balconies, and complimentary high speed Internet access.

Guests will experience casual dining at Canyon Grille restaurant (not open for breakfast) or Pizza Hut Express, fun in the sun at Five Clubhouses featuring one colossal pool and seven large pools & 8 spas, two water slides, two kids' splash pads and playgrounds, table games, catch and release fishing pond, extensive fitness center, basketball court, planned activities for all age groups, lighted tennis courts, and a relaxing round of golf on one of two 18 hole golf courses.

The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals Reviews

7 Reviews
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"Great vacation for the entire family."
July 2019
This trip and location was amazing. Plenty activities for all ages. Excellent service from entering the resort and check out.
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Tip: Seven pool areas, included an area for adults only. Farmer's market, escape rooms, game areas, couple of hours for child care. My grandchildren never once said they were "bored." There are shuttled excursions to LA, San Diego, local casino, and if you like grilling, fishing, golfing, live theater this is the place to visit. Also, the two bedroom Villa was clean, 3 tv's ( we were so busy - did not watch the rented movies). Full kitchen, excellent view from balcony. Nothing negative to report about this trip.

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Frank watson
calipatria, CA
1 Review
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"spring break"
May 2019
i dont have any complains about welk resort this is our second year going here and this year we did expierance alot of mistakes but nothing that wasnt taken care of right away and i appreciate that ...we live in imperial valley so for short breaks welk resort san diego is a great place to hang out and relax for a week!!
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Tip: bring alot of swimwear and hiking shoes for nice walks around the resort

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Richard Crumm
Duchesne, UT
1 Review
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"Wonderful place to Stay"
October 2018
We were very happy with our Villa it had everything we could possibly need for a vacation. The kids enjoyed swimming! One of our favorite vacations yet!
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Gerald Mendoza
delano, CA
1 Review
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October 2018
People are nice and helpful and the place is really really nice so relaxing
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Wolf Point , MT
3 Reviews
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August 2018
My family enjoyed our stay. We have a big family so this was a perfect place that was able to accommodate us.
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Elizabeth Suarez
Torrance, CA
3 Reviews
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"Awful resort for families"
July 2018
We go ever year to San Diego and have an awesome family vacation. We stayed at legoland resort 3 times, stayed at holiday inn, and stayed other hotels at the hotel circle in San Diego and have had the best housekeeping and room service and there was always something beside the pool for the kids to do. So we thought since we always spend over 3k to try something different and stay at the welks resort since they photos showed all kind of things for families with kids to participate in. We had the worst time at the Welks Redort, will never go back and will never recommend it to anyone. First I’m handicap and the parking was awful, 8 villas and only about 12 parking spaces where in front of our villas and 90% of the times if we got there after 2pm we had to park far away from our Villa and park in the parking of another Villa’s court and walk with all 3 girls ages 8 and under, second no room service and no housekeeping, after paying over 3k we had to take our trash out ourselves and change our own bedsheets (it wasn’t a vacation it was like just being home) Third no good deliveries were allowed other then Pizza Hut , so your force to eat pizza or drive over 30 to 45 minutes to buy something to take back to your Villa and fight for parking so then you can sit and eat and relax, sorry but this place is for (hate to say it) old retired folks without kids that just
Want to stay in their villas and drink all day and night like both our neighbors. Our kids were so bored they couldn’t wait to go home and asked if next year we please not come back and stay at Legoland. You should have assigned parking, room service and housekeeping for everyone not only if you stay 5 nights (we stayed 4 nights) and you be allowed to have food delivered to your room and have activities for the kids. You are not cheap so why act like a cheap hotel and not make it easy for your guest to enjoy their stay.
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Tip: Housekeeping and room service for all guest, alllow food service to be delivered, assign parking, activities for young kids.

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Rosemarie Arceo
Stockton, CA
1 Review
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"Love San Diego"
April 2018
Easy booking. Cheap and best price in town
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals

Is The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals a pet-friendly hotel?

No. Pets are not permitted inside the hotel, with the exception of service animals.

Can I reserve a smoking room at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals?

No, the hotel is non-smoking. Designated smoking areas are available outside of the building.

Does The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals offer WiFi?

Yes. Guests can access the WiFi free of charge.

Is parking available at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals?


Does The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals serve breakfast?

Yes, guests may purchase breakfast at the hotel.

Does The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals have a fitness center?


Will my room at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals have a safe?


Will my room at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals have a microwave and/or mini-fridge?

Yes. Rooms include kitchenettes with appliances such as a microwave and mini-fridge.

Does The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals have an on-site restaurant?

The hotel has a bar/lounge on-property.

Is there a pool at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals?

Yes. The hotel has several outdoor pools and poolside bars.

What is the minimum age to check-in at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals?

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to reserve a room and check-in.

Is there a resort fee at The Welk by Vacation Club Rentals?

Yes. A $20 resort fee per night applies.