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Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

You'll enjoy your visit. Exec. Summary: stellar staff; complete resort amenities; on-site restaurant exceeded expectations; direct beach access; well-equipped rooms. The entire staff was friendly, courteous, knowledgeable, and most helpful. We never experienced an unpleasant moment. Of particular note: Kathy - breakfast at the Ocean; Devon - boat rentals; Jamie - Spa. Others that left a favorable impression included Kerry...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've stayed here several times before and this last stay was fantastic. We booked a couple of garden rooms and talked another family into meeting us there so all the kids could hang out together. I have to say that everything was perfect and it seems that the management and staff have brought this property back up to prime shape....

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We would like to thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. We are glad to hear your entire family enjoyed themselves so much! It is the perfect location for adults and children alike, as we offer our guests convenient access to both Mission Bay and Beach and plenty of great...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort is lovely. The resort itself is a little dated but the rooms are spacious, staff friendly , location superb and grounds are beautiful. The gardens and rock pools are lovely . Coloured fish, multicoloured ducks, exotic birds are all part of the ambiance of this resort. Location is great, set on the bay but also about a block...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Oceana. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Our server, Jeanelle, was great. She was attentive without hovering. She made sure we were taken care of and were happy with our meal. We asked about adding chorizo to the Eggs Benedict; Jeanelle made a special effort and the addition was was made....

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited in March 2017. Hotel rooms were dated but in good shape. We were on the main floor facing the Mission Bay. Our young kids loved climbing the trees outside our room and playing in the beach of the bay. Great location as the Pacific beach was 2 blocks away. Rode bikes around Mission Bay, located close to Sea World....

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Stephanie C, Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience staying with us at the Catamaran. We are so glad you enjoyed the restaurant and our staff was able to give you ideas for places to visit in San Diego. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Terrific resort providing you a relaxed inner waterway beach resort. The ocean is two blocks away and there are a number of local restaurants and bars within walking distance if you decide to go off resort. While on the resort ensure that you visit Chef Greg at the pool. While we were there he was testing a crab jumbalia that...

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Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Our Spring and Summer times are perfect for families and adults as we offer plenty of activities and amenities like our pool bar and grill, and movies and yoga on the beach. We are glad you were able to take advantage of the poolside dining during your...

Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I surprised my grandchildren with a stay over Easter weekend. I live in Maui so San Diego was midpoint between their Utah home. I have never spend time in San Diego so i picked the Catamaran based on reviews and we were SO HAPPY! My grandkids kept saying how much it reminded them of Hawaii! The grounds are AMAZING!! The...

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Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. It brings us great joy knowing you and your family were able to join us during Easter weekend, and that your time here reminded your family of Hawaii! We are glad our staff was so accommodating with an early check-in and an upgrade...

Minden, Nevada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is fantastic. We were there for a beach wedding and reception. The crew of the resort were all pleasant and did a great job setting up all the tables for the reception dinner. Dave Hopper was a great help to my wife who was handling the logistics so the bride could enjoy her party. He was prompt with...

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Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Our resort serves as the perfect place for weddings as we offer spacious venues, delicious food, and views of Mission Bay for a picturesque backdrop for ceremonies. Additionally, our groundskeepers do a superb job maintaining our beautiful, lush gardens to give our guests...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Catamaran April 19 - April 22. We arrived early and a room was available for us. The resort is quiet and easy to navigate. A lot of water sports activity available. A free cruise on Fridays and Saturdays is available from the pier.

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Stephanie C, Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Catamaran and sharing your experience. We are glad to know that you took advantage of some of the many amenities we offer including our complimentary cruise aboard the Bahia Belle. We hope you will return and stay with us again soon.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have had the pleasure of working with Dave Hopper, the Banquet Captain for the Catamaran, on a few occasions. He is professional, enthusiastic, and a joy to work with. He is the best at what he does!

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We appreciate you leaving a review about your experience at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Dave Hopper has been an exceptional banquet captain for years, and continues to provide superior service to all of our guests. We are delighted to hear your experience was no exception!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the few resorts on Mission Bay to not charge a resort fee! The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is a paradisiacal destination located on the shores of Mission Bay and mere steps from San Diego’s famous Pacific Beach. With features including lush tropical gardens and private beach, this Polynesian-themed hotel offers an ideal blend of fun and tranquility all year-round. Established in 1958, the Catamaran is a paradise featuring more than 1,000 varieties of exotic plants and animals from around the world. Palm trees, bamboo, waterfalls and koi ponds appeal to the senses, while playful parrots delight and intrigue guests. The Catamaran’s architecture, reminiscent of the traditional Colonial Hawaiian style, boasts accents including totem poles handcrafted in Bali, art pieces such as tapa cloth from Vanuatu and a beautiful front desk constructed of Black Koa wood imported directly from Tahiti. At the Catamaran, guests are checked into one of 310 guest rooms, studios or suites, each with a private balcony or patio that opens to stunning views of Mission Bay, the Pacific Beach neighborhood and coastline, or the hotel’s lush tropical gardens. All guests are provided a full range of amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. On-site dining options include Oceana Coastal Kitchen, rated by Zagat as one of San Diego’s most anticipated restaurants of 2015 and featuring chef-driven surf and turf dishes. Next door to this signature restaurant is Moray’s, where guests can sip on a signature Moray’s Mai Tai, savor a local craft beer and enjoy daily happy hour specials. Both venues feature a blend of indoor and patio spaces, the latter lined with tiki torches, fire pit tables and lush palms. Guests may also choose to grab a bite poolside at the Catamaran’s full bar and grill which serves up barbecue favorites during the spring and summer months. Another standout summer special is the Catamaran’s signature luaus, featuring live performers that guide guests through the cultures of the South Pacific as they enjoy a Hawaiian buffet. Those who prefer to spend their time on the water can opt for a cruise on the Bahia Belle, a replica of an 1860s-era sternwheeler that tours around Mission Bay. Step back in time and enjoy a colorful sunset from the top deck, or kick up your heels as the vessel becomes a vibrant nightlife destination with live entertainment and a full-service bar. The Catamaran Spa—the only beachfront spa in San Diego—offers a South Pacific-inspired menu of treatments including massages, facials, body wraps, hydrotherapy treatments and more—carried out with all-natural marine and botanical elements. Additional wellness amenities include an outdoor pool and hot tub, beach cabanas, an open air fitness center, seasonal outdoor yoga classes and more. Further vacation activities include rental paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks, surfboards, bicycles and Segways. The Catamaran is also located within the beach towns Mission Beach and Pacific Beach, where guests can stroll the boardwalk or the iconic Crystal Pier, play at the beach or experience a variety of cafes and boutiques. The resort is also within 10 miles of major San Diego attractions such as SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Downtown’s Gaslamp District and the San Diego International Airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Address: 3999 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6959
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $270 - $607 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 315
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Also Known As:
Catamaran Hotel Mission Bay
Catamaran Resort & Spa San Diego
Catamaran Resort San Diego
Catamaran San Diego
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#6 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#8 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#55 Family Hotel in San Diego
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#94 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“Upstairs, facing the water and the luau! :)”
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