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Welk Resort Hotel & Splashatorium in Branson, MO

1984 State Hwy 165Branson, MO 65616  
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Overview

Located in the Ozarks, the lavish Welk Resort Hotel & Splashatorium offers sophisticated accommodations just 6.7 miles from Branson and other top area attractions. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini refrigerators and coffee makers, as well as on-site amenities, including two 18-hole golf courses, a 10,000-square-foot water park, a theater showing Broadway-style shows, and more.

Highlights

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Welk Resort Theatre on property.
  • 10,000 sq foot indoor/outdoor Splashatorium.
  • 100 foot waterslide.
  • Kids interactive splash zone.
  • Free mini-golf.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • On-site restaurant & lounge.
  • Flat-screen TVs and minifridges in-room.
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Good To Know

from Amy, our Branson Market Manager
  • 3 miles from the Branson Strip.
  • Easy access to Table Rock Lake.
  • 7.8 miles from Silver Dollar City.
  • Minimum age for check-in is 21.
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Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Children's Pool
  • Children's Program
  • Clubhouse
  • Concierge Services
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf Course Adjacent
  • Guest Laundry
  • Handicapped Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Ice Machines
  • Indoor Pool
  • Inside Corridors
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Keyless Room Locks
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool (seasonal)
  • Playground
  • Porter/Bellman
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Room Service
  • RV and Truck Parking
  • Security Guard
  • Sun Deck
  • Waterpark
  • Waterslide
  • Wedding Services
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Description

from Welk Resort Hotel & Splashatorium
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 10:00am
The Welk Resort, 2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence, offers a 10,000 sq ft indoor/outdoor Splash-A-Torium, mini-golf, dining, live theatre, daily planned activities, just minutes from Silver Dollar City & Hwy 76, and everything else Branson has to offer, including shows, lakes, golf, shopping, and most especially, the friendliness of our people!

The 10,000 sq foot indoor/outdoor Splash-A-Torium has a 117 foot waterslide and kids' interactive splash zone! Not available for Two Queens Without Splash Access.

  • Free mini-golf and kids' playground (seasonal)

  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)

  • Four-story hotel with inside corridors and elevators (159 rooms)

  • Clubhouse with fitness and game rooms. Daily planned activities year round for all age groups, from wine tasting and painting, to pilates, teddy bear stuffers and s'mores. Something for everyone! Not available for Two Queen Only room accommodation.

  • Welk Resort Theatre is proud to present an all-new production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night. Mar thru Dec 2016.

  • Welk Resort Theatre is proud to present two one evening only live concerts: Charles Esten, a star on TV show "Nashville" performs on March 5. Country Star Trace Adkins performs on April 22. Tickets available on Welk website or calling Welk.

  • Wi-Fi available for free

  • On-site restaurant 3 meals a day (closed Jan 3 thru March 10): not included in room rate.

  • Smoke-free Stage Door Lounge

  • Hospitality rooms/meeting and banquet facilities

  • Handicap-accessible & hearing-impaired rooms available

  • 100% non-smoking rooms

  • Kids stay free with parents



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Reserve Branson Customer Reviews

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shelly leonard Collinsville, OK
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great family fun"
Reviewed October, 2015
Great place for families, we meet up with grandparents and the front desk made sure our rooms were together for a fun stay.
Tip: Buy entertainment tickets as a bundle with your stay

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Teresa Stokes Tulsa, OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Family Vacation"
Reviewed October, 2015
We loved this resort and will definitely tell others and stay here again in the future. It was so kid friendly, yet, things for adults to do as well. The resort was located in a spot where you could miss all of the main traffic and still get to all of the hot spots fairly quick. Two thumbs up...
Tip: Bring swimming suits and prepare to have fun....

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Reserve Branson Customer Tulsa, OK
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Staying at Welk"
Reviewed July, 2015
It took little time to find the resort, but once we found it ,it was great. After a long hard day a Silver Dollar City, it was great to take the grandkids to the pool acre.
Tip: Great place to stay, just keep looking for the Welk Resort .

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Angela Cruikshank Fayetteville, AR
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great indoor fun!"
Reviewed July, 2015
We picked a rainy weekend to travel to Branson and our White Water plans had to be cancelled. It was great to be able to allow my kids to get some water time! They had a blast while I enjoyed the jacuzzi. And the staff was very nice and helpful.

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Michael P. Monrovia, CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Spring get away"
Reviewed July, 2015
Everyone was very friendly and open for conversations. There was something to do everyday in the club house and we had a blast
Tip: Plan out meals and times of operation

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Kanisa Davie Bixby, OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"A Great Stay"
Reviewed March, 2015
There was something for all 3 of my kids. The water park & the hot tub was so much fun. I loved the water slide. My kids all had a great time. I just wish we had stayed longer.
Tip: To stay more than 2 nights

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Cheryl Mckamie Charleston, AR
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"loved it!!"
Reviewed March, 2015
It's was the best time we have had. The service was great. The splashatorium was awesome. They had different activities and games for the kids. My 40lbs 5 year old won the Canonball contest. Both of my boys(5 & 8) and my 32 year old big boy(lol) loved the slide the rooms were nice and clean and the staff were great. Helped us with whatever we needed. we will defenatly be staying again.
Tip: be prepared for your kids to want to spend hours at the pool

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Reserve Branson Customer Kansas City, MO
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great Place to Stay"
Reviewed January, 2015
We had the pleasure of booking this hotel thru Reserve Branson. We had no idea what to expect and were pleasantly surprised!! Our young family of 4 had a GREAT time at Welk Resort Hotel & Splashatorium. We were fortunate enough to have amazing weather in October, even swam outside. My husband, the girls and I had a wonderful time at Splashatorium (with snow cones!) and enjoyed our round of mini-golf. We have stayed at several places in Branson, this is one of our favorites.
Tip: Family Friendly!

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Laura Rosson Muskogee, OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Will definitely stay here again !!!!"
Reviewed January, 2015
Really really great place... Love the gift shop and the people were super friendly
Tip: Take your ex dries clothes and swim suit !

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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AmericanBoricua

Dorado, Puerto Rico

"Beautiful resort and something for all ages"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 27, 2016 NEW

We loved staying here!! Beautiful and very comfortable accommodations. For my husband and I, a one bedroom villa with limited kitchen was very good with everything we needed, including a balcony with rocking chairs and a nice view. The Splash Torium, with water slide, whirlpool and huge pool, was awesome! Great option, close to shows, restaurants and attractions, but felt like we were "in the country", surrounded by nature and quiet. This all made the difference for a memorable and refreshing vacation.

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Misty M


"Great place! "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 26, 2016 NEW

It was very clean. The staff was so nice. We all loved the pool area. It was not warm enough during our stay for the splash area but the indoor pool and hot tub was very nice. They were all so helpful with anything we needed.

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mpkelley20

Boston, Massachusetts

"Short but fun stay"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 26, 2016 NEW

We visited family near the area last week and we chose this place for our shirt stay of two nights. We picked it because of the family reviews and its somewhat close proximity to Silver Dollar City. We got a 1 bedroom condo located in the Pine lodges. The overall unit was beautiful and had plenty of space for a family of 4 (me, my wife and two boys ages 9 and 6). The master bedroom was very nice and the bed was comfortable. The sofa in the living room converted to a bed that was actually quite nice compared to others we have seen. I think the biggest hit of the place was the bathroom which was somewhat unique. It had a long vanity and mirror with two sinks. A separate small area with the toilet and separate door. And a huge shower stall that had 3 shower heads, two regular and one rain fall style. You could fit 4 people in it based on the size. My kids loved it! The master bedroom had a fireplace (as did the living room) but it was too warm to use it. It also had a whirlpool type tub but that went unused due to lack of time being spent in the room. We were here for such a short time that we didn't get to use most of the amenities that the place offers such as the reastauraunt andoutdoor stuff for kids. However, we did use the Splashatorium both nights (open until 10pm which was great). This area has an enormous indoor/outdoor pool that you can easily swim between. It has a small waterslide that was actually very fast and fun (kids went down it over 75 times) and it has an indoor and outdoor hot tub. There were snacks and drinks available and music was played which kept the place lively. Both nights it wasn't overly crowded so the kids had a blast. They are doing quite a bit of construction on new units there right above where we were staying. It was a bit loud during the day but we were hardly there so it didn't bother us. If you plan on hanging around on the patios, you may want to request a room far away from the construction. It started around 8am which was fine with us since we were wide awake by then but, again, it could be bothersome to people who want to sleep late. I really wish we had more time to spend at the resort but we at least know what to expect there next time we come to the area. We will definitely stay here again.

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Enjoylifewithtravel

Cary, North Carolina

"Nice Resort"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 25, 2016 NEW

I stayed in the Lodges at Timber Ridge. These are condos at the Welk Resort. The place was nicely furnished and very clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. The only negative I can report is that the walls seemed a little thin - or I just had loud neighbors.

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AGQQD1

Swansea, Illinois

"Fun weekend getaway!"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 20, 2016 NEW

Our first time to Branson and we went on a "local market" package we purchased that required listing to their time share pitch. The location is great since it's off the beaten path and the property was clean and well maintained. We stayed in their hotel, which was nice, but nothing fancy. Check-in was quick and hassle-free and the employees were very friendly and accommodating. The concierge desk was directly across the room and they were helpful and friendly also. Parking was ample but may require a little walk if nothing available right up front - not a huge deal, the weather was nice. The property does have a restaurant on site with room service and poolside delivery available - great feature! The walls were thin, so you could hear loud activity in the nearby rooms. Our room had two double beds, a nice work desk and flat screen tv (a little small for the room), refrigerator and typical bathroom. The bedding was comfortable and besides the noise, was a good nights sleep. The bathtub had some of the finish peeling off, but besides some minor repairs such as that, I'd consider it to be a nice hotel. The spash-a-torium was the "fun center" of the trip. It's located across the parking lot from the hotel and it a separate building, so even if you're staying in the resort accommodations, you'll still have to walk outside to reach it. Thankfully, weather was great and we were comfortable. There's a beautiful indoor/outdoor heated pool, waterslide (fun for adults too!), and two hot tubs, one indoor and one out. There is a small kiosk inside the pool area that sells a few refreshments and pool toys, or they have a menu and phone available to order poolside from the restaurant. Adults can enjoy alcoholic beverages from the restaurant too! No need to carry cash as long as you have a credit card on file - you can charge directly to your room. The activities team hosts events throughout the day, some for kids (fishing lessons), some family (spring break bbq poolside) and some for adults (craft beer tasting). While some activities are free, some have a nominal fee for equipment/food. I loved the organized activities - it truly did give a resort feel and there was always something to do without having to leave. Outside the pool area they have a giant checkerboard and checkers and some sprinklers for the kids. The timeshare pitch was informative, but ran a little long. The properties that owners stay in are significantly more upscale than the hotel and beautifully decorated. I may be interested sometime in the future in purchasing myself, but I wasn't ready to do so on this trip. The Welk Resorts are gorgeous properties and their employees and other owners appear very happy, which speaks volumes. I was told numerous times that they were A+ rated on BBB but could never confirm that information myself. My salesman was Mike Middleton - very friendly and courteous (not sure if you can request someone specific).

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Frequently Asked Questions about Welk Resort Hotel & Splashatorium

How many rooms are available at The Welk Resort?
There are 159 rooms total.

How many floors constitute your property?
The hotel has 4 floors.

What is the minimum age required for check-in at The Welk Resort?
The minimum age for check-in is 21.

How many adjoining rooms are available at your property?
There are 10 sets (20 rooms) of adjoining rooms available.

Do you have a restaurant, eatery or lounge on-site?
The Stage Door Restaurant and Lounge is located on-site at the Welk Resort. The Stage Door Restaurant is open from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. from April to December.

What is the charge for cribs, rollaways, microwaves & fridges?
There is no charge for cribs, but they are available on a first come, first serve basis. Rollaways and microwaves are not available. Fridges are $5 per night.

Do you have laundry facilities?
The Welk Resort Hotel has coin operated laundry facilities.

Do you have Wi-Fi?
Yes. Wi-Fi is offered free to our guests. Ask at check-in for the security password. In addition, we do have computer work stations in the hotel.

What are the pool/Splashatorium hours at The Welk Resort?
The pool is open from 10am-10pm. The water slide is open from 11:00 am to 9:00pm and requires a minimum height of 42”. Outdoor Splash Zone is open from 10:00 am to 10:00pm (weather permitting).

How old do my kids need to be to use the Splash-A-Torium?
Children of all ages are welcome, but all children 14 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

What type of parking is available?
Ample free parking is available.

Is late check-in available?
Yes. Guests can check-in 24 hours a day.

Does the Welk Resort charge a deposit upon checking in?
The Welk Resort does charge a $100 deposit that is completely refundable upon check-out.

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