Lakehouse Hotel and Resort:

Relaxation and escape are 45 minutes away from San Diego at Lakehouse Hotel and Resort on serene Lake San Marcos, Calif.

Opened in June 2013 following a $9-million renovation designed by Graham Downes Architecture, Lakehouse offers 141 spacious guestrooms including four cottages and 19 suites. Reminiscent of a summer-getaway lake house, Lakehouse is a casual getaway with unparalleled guest service and extraordinary views.

“Lakehouse Hotel and Resort is a refreshing change from the commonplace and a tranquil escape from life’s daily stresses,” says Stacy Warner, sales and marketing director for property, which is managed by San Diego-based Eat. Drink. Sleep. The company also manages Tower23 Hotel, San Diego, Heat Hotel, Lake Havasu, Ariz., and Padre Hotel, Bakersfield, Calif. “Our dedicated staff is on hand with personalized service to ensure each moment of your stay is a memorable one.”

A stroll away from the resort, the Lake San Marcos Marina rents paddle boats, itBikes and electric boats. And, Lakehouse offers captained sunset cruises and private rentals. Resort guests can also enjoy the community’s country club, St. Mark Golf, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, driving range, 18 holes of championship golf and another 18 holes of executive golf.

With great views of the courses, the hotel’s The Grill restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and 24-hour room service. The Sunday brunch is an à la carte menu with items such as Eggs Benedict, Build Your Own Omelet and the signature Macadamia Nut Mahi Mahi. This fall, The Quails Inn restaurant opens at Lakehouse.

Every day, three fire pits on the patio are great areas for enjoying conversation with friends and families while drinking and dining. The Saturday-night “Family S’mores” night by the firepit is popular with families. Guests can also dine on the full menu in their rooms. For weddings and events, the resort features 13,000 square-feet of meeting space.

Nearby are San Diego’s top attractions such as Legoland, the San Diego Safari Park, beaches and breweries in the community of San Marcos. Lakehouse Hotel and Resort is ideally located in the heart of San Diego’s burgeoning brew-scene and close to San Diego’s family-friendly attractions and world famous beaches.

The resort’s lobby area welcomes you with a fireplace, library and board games, and there are two saline pools and hot tubs, hammocks, spa services, tennis courts, beach volleyball, fishing and a complimentary business center.

Rooms offer private patios, rainshowers, Serenity memory-foam beds with Egyptian cotton linen, 100-plus channels of high-definition television with premium movie channels, complimentary wireless Internet, Keurig coffee makers and Lather bath amenities.

Since opening, travelers and organizations have given the Lakehouse Hotel and Resort many awards and recognitions. These include “Top 25 Hotels in the United States” by TripAdvisor. The LA Times review called Lakehouse “modern and comfortable,” a “surprise” where “leisure is king.”

In addition, on Expedia, 4.7 out of 5 responders rated Lakehouse “99% recommended” –– the highest guest-rated 4 star hotel in San Diego County. Similarly, on, 4.7 out of 5 called the resort “Outstanding,” again, the county’s highest guest-rated 4-star hotel.

“San Diego is a great destination, for sure, but Lakehouse gets you away from its fast pace and into a slower environment for renewal and inner peace,” Warner says. “And, there’s lots of water here as well.”

Lakehouse Hotel and Resort, call 760.744.0120 or visit

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