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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Bahia for several nights, and we absolutely loved the location and our views over the private beach! The hotel is a short walk to the ocean or a quick drive to anywhere in San Diego. We are on site and the food was really good as well. We had a very cozy one bedroom unit on...

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Amy W, Guest Relations Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments regarding our great location and views, William. We apologize for the inconvenience in checking in, please know that this is not a typical experience. We're sorry the weather was not ideal during your visit, we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the near future to experience wonderful San Diego weather.

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay here was ok. Pros: Waking distance to the ocean, a short drive to many restaurants and shopping. Really nice views (we stayed in the building the farthest north on the property "water view"). Short drive to LaJolla and Point Loma, both of which I recommend if you want scenic tours! The pool and hot tub area at the...

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Amy W, Guest Relations Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share a rating of your stay at the Bahia Resort Hotel. We're pleased you enjoyed our wonderful location just a short walk away from many restaurants and shopping. Thank you for your feedback regarding Sea World and the Zoo tickets, we will be sure to pass it along to ensure guests are aware...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed a night here for Valentine's Day, 2017 and we were swept off our feet! I thought I'd be disappointed that I booked a room with a garden view (or a jungle view as I liked to call it), but I was pleasantly surprised with how magical it was! The close proximity to the pool was...

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review and for allowing us to be a part of your special occasion Michael. We are glad to hear that our great location, our family friendly activities, and excellent staff have offered you a memorizing experience that will keep you coming back. To keep our guests busy, we offer many complimentary amenities including tennis courts...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room faced the private beach which was beautiful! Room had everything we needed including glasses, sink, fridge, microwave and private balcony. Restaurant had outside dinning right by the seal show that we had no idea was there when we booked so it was a pleasant surprise. We were offered a complimentary boat ride Which ran a few times during...

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review Shelby. Our prime location on Mission Bay affords great convenience if you care to enjoy the local nightlife or a movie or theatre show nearby. In-Room dining is also available, offering all of the convenience and comfort of our restaurants’ meals served in the privacy of your guest room. In 2003, the Bahia Resort...

Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Bahia Resort for 3 nights and really enjoyed the location, very friendly staff and nice, clean room. There are miles and miles of walking paths and views are fantastic. Front desk service was just like it should be: smiling, helpful and fast. We will definitely go back there soon!

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. Your favorite cocktails and lighter fare options are served with a Moroccan-flare in the Tangier Lounge where you can enjoy our piano and fireplace as you relax in a setting straight out of Casablanca! Our prime location on Mission Bay affords great convenience if you care to enjoy the local nightlife or a movie...

Casa Grande, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel sits on the bay with it own beach. And just a few blocks away is the ocean, boardwalk shops and amusement park. The grounds are beautiful. They have a variety of rooms, some with kitchenettes. Close to sea world, great for kids. The down side- The hotel needs some renovating, rust, old stained tubs. Bring your own dish...

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Amy W, Guest Relations Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a rating of your stay with us, Deborah. We're thrilled you enjoyed our wonderful location and beautiful grounds. We appreciate your feedback regarding housekeeping and will be sure to pass it along to the appropriate team members. We're glad you continue coming back to the Bahia Resort Hotel and we're looking forward...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only there for a couple of nights and the weather was not very nice, but when the skies did clear, the landscape was beautiful. The room I was in was older and the rooms looked dated. The room was pretty clean, but just old. The people were friendly. The fitness center was very poor. Only 2 ellipticals (and...

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Amy W, Guest Relations Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share a rating of your stay with us, Clark. We're sorry you didn't experience excellent San Diego weather, however, we're glad it did clear up during your stay and you had the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful landscape. We appreciate your feedback regarding our fitness center and will be sure to pass it...

Seattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lush grounds of the resort are mature tropical plants. Some units face a beach. Very relaxing. The staff was very accommodating. Most units are one-story rooms. Very quiet. Wonderful heated pool and a Jacuzzi that holds thirty people

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. At The Bahia resort Hotel, we offer many views from the hotel rooms including views of our lush gardens, Bay Views, and bay front views, which also offers direct access to our private beach. Nestled in our tropical paradise, Café Bahia offers Southern California cuisine. Our signature restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in...

Denver
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hosted a leadership meeting at The Bahia Resort during the week of Jan 23 2017. There was a lot of rain (reached historic levels I hear), but the experience was exceptional regardless. The customer service was excellent. Food delicious and our leadership team ranked this location higher than any other venue from years past. We would definitely return to...

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review and for allowing us to be a part of your special occasion. At the Bahia Resort Hotel, we strive for excellent customer service, so we are happy to hear that your expectations have been exceeded. The Café Bahia offers a great Breakfast Buffet with many options including, fruit, eggs, crispy bacon, and warm pastries...

Farum, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this hotel the service and the surondings are great. My favorite place. Stayed her many times I different rooms all very nice and clean. The breakfast is very good hoping for some organic food and drink that would make the place perfect.

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Thank you for your awesome review John. We offer many amenities, including a heated pool, Jacuzzi, and private cabanas on our private beach, without charging any additional resort fees. We also offer many views from the hotel rooms including views of our lush gardens, Bay Views, and bay front views, which also offers direct access to our private beach. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Cafe Bahia
Cafe Bahia
Cuisines: American
Tangier Bar
Tangier Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bahia Resort Hotel is a welcoming waterfront property located on a 14-acre picturesque peninsula in San Diego’s scenic Mission Bay. Featuring spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and lush tropical gardens as well as friendly service and comfortable accommodations, Bahia Resort Hotel is the ideal destination for an authentic Southern California beach getaway. Impressive accommodations are key at the Bahia; guests may choose between our deluxe studios and suites, each with its own balcony or patio and a full range of amenities. Further room options include kitchenettes, direct access to the beach and views of the sparkling bay and our expansive tropical gardens. At Bahia Resort Hotel we ensure you receive all the comforts and amenities needed to enjoy your vacation. Staying at the Bahia grants guests easy access to an array of dining options, including our signature restaurant Cafe Bahia, which offer international cuisine served amid this indoor-outdoor tropical paradise. At our Moroccan-inspired Tangier Lounge, guests enjoy crafty drinks alongside a crackling fireplace and live piano bar. Beyond the Bahia, seemingly countless options offering an array of culinary experiences are just minutes away. For those seeking to spend their vacation on the water, Bahia Resort Hotel boasts an assortment of options. Headlining these choices is the Bahia Belle, an 1860s-era sternwheeler that tours guests around the bay nightly. Step back in time and enjoy a colorful sunset and views of the bay’s playful seals from the top deck, then prepare to kick up your heels as the vessel becomes a vibrant nightlife destination with live entertainment and a full-service bar. Additional nearby water activities include sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing and more though nobody will blame you for simply relaxing on our soft sand beaches or at our sparkling pool. Back on land, the Bahia boasts a fitness center, kids’ arcade, tennis courts and bicycle and Segway rentals. Within walking distance guests can also explore Belmont Park, an oceanfront amusement park featuring the Great Dipper, a wooden roller coaster and designated historic landmark built in 1925. Take in the picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean during a leisurely stroll on the boardwalk, go rock climbing, or play miniature golf in this popular beachfront locale. Traveling further afield is a breeze, as the Bahia’s location is ideal for those seeking to experience San Diego’s major attractions. The Bahia Resort Hotel is located directly across from SeaWorld and is within 10 miles from the world famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Downtown’s Gaslamp District and the San Diego International Airport. The Bahia Resort Hotel is owned and operated by Evans Hotels, a San Diego-based hospitality group that also includes the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and The Lodge at Torrey Pines. The Bahia is a reflection of all that “America’s Finest City” has to offer ‒ from year-round perfect weather and soft sandy beaches to dazzling Pacific Ocean sunsets ‒ and we look forward to helping you create your picture perfect Southern California getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bahia Resort Hotel

Address: 998 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $254 - $496 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bahia Resort Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 313
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Also Known As:
Bahia Hotel San Diego
Bahia Resort San Diego
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in San Diego
#8 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#48 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#70 Business Hotel in San Diego
#79 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“Ask for a room that has a private beach view on the 4th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles brandone905, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bay side is the best side!”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickM891, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beachside is the best”
 of 5 bubbles T8983QQellenb, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick water view”
 of 5 bubbles mmkingon, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“location is perfect, regardless of room”
 of 5 bubbles Ksaracino, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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