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Welaka Lodge & Resort

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I was very pleased with my stay and have recommended this lodge to my friends. I will return and stay closer to the water when I can get a pet sitter. Thank you for accommodating our pups while we were there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time staying here. We love it. It is so peaceful. Our family of 5 stayed in cottages 20 and 21. They were nice, clean and equipped with everything we needed. We had grills on our porch which we used several times. You are steps away from the water and the sunsets here are beautiful. Everyone was...

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Lynne! We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us! We hope to have you as our guests again soon.

Fort myers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a hidden gem this place is...right in the river with covered boat slips too! Very accommodating with everything! The cabin was so cute and nicley appointed with everthing you need. Will be back!!

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind comments Lisa! We welcome your friends and "Henri" back anytime!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay in the River Retreat Cabin was perfect! A beautifully decorated and spotlessly maintained cabin on the bluff overlooking the St. John's River was the perfect setting for rest, relaxation, and gathering with friends and family for fellowship amidst moss covered palms, oaks, and magnolias as we enjoyed stunning sunsets every evening. Truly the most relaxing and enjoyable vacation...

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Linda! We enjoyed meeting both of you and hope you will be able to return again soon!

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the River Retreat Cabin (16) this weekend and its perfect. The cabin is less than a year old and charmingly decorated and meticulously maintained. The bar was delightful and friendly with fabulous sunsets. The perfect peaceful weekend getaway. We have more to learn about freshwater fishing, so will be back!

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you Lee! We all look forward to your next visit with us! Thank you for taking time to post a review.

Jaclsonville, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Excellent location tucked away on the bank of the St. John's River under huge moss-draped oak trees. Our cabin was very nice - clean, well supplied kitchen, washer and dryer, TV in every room, private hot tub, nice grill, fire pit, rocking chairs on the front porch overlooking the river. Very quiet. We saw numerous osprey flying nearby and a...

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Harriet. I know the cottage you stayed in is already your favorite! I hope it's available the next time you're able to visit us!

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Everything was more than expected. Nice cottage with everything you can hope for. The kitchen has everything needed, comfortable bed, on the river with a boat slip. Thanks for making my first visit enjoyable.

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Rick! I home your next visit is even better than your first!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Beautiful setting and location! Our cottage was cozy and clean with many nice amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, thick towels, large gas grill on the back porch, and a hot tub. This location is right on the St. John's river.

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed the amenities we have to offer! Please visit us again soon!

Maitland
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Our weekend was perfect. The location, the cleanliness, the friendly staff, and the atmosphere was everything we could want and exactly what we NEEDED. We wanted a weekend with relaxation and rest and that was exactly what we got at the perfect location.

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you stay with us Shana, but hope that next visit could be even longer! Thank you!

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We cannot over state the joy our family experienced at this perfect serene resort. The cabins are so impeccably decorated we took pictures for decorating ideas. We enjoyed boating on the beautiful rivers and saw lots of wildlife. We swam in nearby Springs. Having our boat right at the resort docks was wonderful. We made a beautiful bonfire at night...

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Becky N, Manager at Welaka Lodge & Resort, responded to this review

And we cannot overstate the joy we experience in receiving TripAdvisor reviews such as this one! Thank you for taking time to put a review on the site!

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled under live oaks, magnolias and palms, on a high bluff overlooking the beautiful St. Johns River, is a slice of paradise Old Florida style. Catering to the casual and avid fisherman and their families, outdoor enthusiasts, or just those looking for a quiet respite in a beautiful setting, Welaka Lodge and Resort provides luxury cottage accommodations in a rustic setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welaka Lodge & Resort

Address: 1001 Front St, Welaka, FL 32193-2072
Region: United States > Florida > Welaka
Price Range: $174 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Welaka Lodge And Resort
Welaka Hotel Welaka
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“Book Early because it tends to fill up fast.”
flfreckles1, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The cabins are very well appointed with everything you need, just bring you and your food and few poles for fishing.”
Jaxfore, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I was told rooms facing river were the best, however ours was great. Would be great with kids in Spring or summer.”
jack10071946, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Amazing cottage! Love #25 ”
belindac474, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best View of the River & Sunsets”
679kristiw, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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