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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 #30 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sunday brunch at the Catamaran gives you the opportunity to enjoy an incredible meal and take in some of the most scenic views of Mission Bay, and at $50 a person it is probably the best value in the entire city for what it offers. Parking is free and convenient on the streets around the adjacent residential area. We made... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent the weekend here with our daughter and her boyfriend both college students. We went to the luau Friday night and was pleasantly surprised at the quality as I had been to a couple in Hawaii and the dancers were just as good. food was ok - pretty standard buffet but that's not really why you go to a luau.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I got married here in July and it was absolutely the most AMAZING day of our lives! The Catamaran is a gorgeous venue and the customer service there on all ends was undeniably GREAT. Most importantly to me was that our venue coordinator, Amber Kelly, made all of the planning process so easy and organized for me.... More

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Toluca Lake, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family of 4 spend three days at the Catamaran Resort this August. The resort was disappointing. The rooms were in the hallway with the business offices and the thoroughfare to the pool. It was very loud, especially on arrival of the business staff. We were there during the week. Maybe a different location would have been better. The service... More

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Traveling CA, Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing in and expressing your concerns. The normal workday for our business staff begins at 8:30 a.m. and they are well aware that noise levels need to be kept to a minimum upon arrival due to the proximity of guest rooms. This is the first we've heard of this issue, yet one occurrence is too many. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The property itself is amazing- mature trees and tropical plants, koi ponds, and a large pool with poolside bar and food service. The outdoor bar area had great seats for lounging, with fire pits, tropical greenery and a very nice ambiance at night. Breakfast at the restaurant buffet was very expensive but came with a great view. In general the... More

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

Last month I married the love of my life in San Diego, CA. I started planning the wedding while I was still living in Washington, DC and my future husband was here in San Diego. While most of the wedding planning was done via email and internet searches, I was able to spend a couple days in San Diego 3... More

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Burbank, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time staying here. so many activities for the family. service was great and the food was delicious. Staff was always helpful and friendly. beautiful grounds. will definitely be coming back.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Catamaran last February, when it was empty, and got tremendous service from the small Staff. We decided to spend 8 days there in July (20th to 27th) when we knew it would be crowded. This time, there were some problems. First of all, our "guaranteed" 4pm check in was delayed because the room wasn't... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a room at the Catamaran Resort for my daughter's 16th birthday trip to San Diego. The property, staff, location, etc. met my high expectations. The view from our room in the tower was absolutely breathtaking! I will definitely stay here again!

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

The Catamaran Luau is a rare treat for locals and visitors alike. It is the highlight of the summer and we look forward to attending each year. The staff, including Melissa, Hollis, Kim and Hopper go out of their way to make their guests feel welcome. The food is spectacular and the show is wonderfully authentic. It transports you to... More

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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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Catamaran Hotel Mission Bay
Catamaran Resort & Spa San Diego
Catamaran Resort San Diego
Catamaran 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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