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Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
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Ranked #31 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Littleton, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A garden view studio on the 11th floor with walkout patio/chairs provided a beautiful view of the sunset over Pacific Beach every evening! This room allowed my wife I and two teenagers to be in the same room with surprising space. It allowed us to eat hot breakfast every morning with the in-room kitchen. Range, micro, toaster, frig/frzr, and cooking... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant was good for breakfast as well as dinner. Really cosy sitting outside after dinner with the torches lit and enjoying cocktails. Servers were alert and pleasant. Nice pool area.There is a waterfall in the reception. It makes so much noise that it was difficult to talk with the receptionists. We had two rooms, one on the first floor... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Catamaran has always been the closest thing to Hawaii and Polynesia to be found on the mainland, but their Sunset Luau was even better than any we've attended in the islands. From the Roast Pig carried to the serving area to the wonderful food to the marvelous show, this tops anything we've run across. The show was outstanding with... More

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North kingstown ri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was fabulous!The staff was so friendly, each and every one! The guys working at the waterfront were EXCEPTIONAL! They took extra time to teach myself and the kids the correct and safe way to paddleboard,they even went in the water to help the youngest learn properly,We ate dinner and breakfast at the restaurant, the food was fabulous,veiw is... More

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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I attended the Catamaran Luau Tuesday Evening and it was Fantastic! The Bay View and the Awesome San Diego Nightime weather made the evening incredible. The Dance Performances made us feel like we were truly in Hawaii attending a Luau on the Beach. The Buffet was Delicous and the Mai Tai's were Very Good as well! Overall... More

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LA, CA
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27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although my "garden view" room needed an upgrade (it was a bit rundown and my safe didn't work even after purported repair), I really enjoyed staying at this resort hotel. It is in a great location with a lot of white sand beachfront on the bay. The sand was clean, the views of the bay were great, and I enjoyed... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been a fan of the Catamaran Resort for years but most recently they have reaffirmed my love for the hotel with attentive staff and fantastic customer service. I was lucky enough to work with Melissa Armstrong and Kim Gaines again on a corporate meeting/event. Our company chose a VERY busy summer weekend for our meeting and I was blown... More

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an extraordinary place to stay. The landscaping is just phenomenal and makes you feel like you are so far removed from the city that is so near by. The rooms are decent size, we did not have a bay view but did have a nice balcony. Short walk right out to the sandy beach area, ample parking and... More

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Industry, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great atmosphere at the resort. The tropical decor was appreciated. This resort has a wonderful location. Our bay studio had a great view of Mission Bay and the ocean. Lots of activities for families. The staff was helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay there again. A bit pricey though.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Catamaran provides an ideal getaway, with beautiful, tropical landscaping and an excellent location directly on the bay. Their Summer Luaus remind me of being in Hawaii, plenty of delicious food! The staff is friendly and helpful, Melissa Armstrong and Charlotte Corvi are so professional and attentive - thank you! I would absolutely recommend this property and would return to... More

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Additional Information about Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Address: 3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa 4*
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Also Known As:
Catamaran Hotel Mission Bay
Catamaran Resort & Spa San Diego
Catamaran Resort San Diego
Catamaran San Diego

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Spa Hotel in San Diego #6 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego #9 Luxury Hotel in San Diego #55 Family Hotel in San Diego #71 Romantic Hotel in San Diego #98 Business Hotel in San Diego
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Our HOT Tip: Like the Catamaran Resort on Face Book and save up to 15% off the best available rates. The Catamaran’s 313 rooms and suites are spacious and tastefully appointed with their own balcony or patio. Mission Bay, the world’s largest aquatic park, is at your doorstep and the enticing waves of the Pacific Ocean are just 100 yards away. Enjoy marvelous views of the California coastline or stunning city skyline from every part of our beach resort. In San Diego, activities and local attractions are never far away. Visit the world famous San Diego Zoo, historic Old Town, and SeaWorld. Whether staying at the Catamaran Resort for pleasure or business, you’ll experience San Diego, one of Southern California’s most exciting cities, in all its fascinating and colorful detail. ... more   less 
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