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Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

4.0 of 5 3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

I've been to San Diego many times but this was my first visit to the Catamaran and was very impressed. The rooms are a bit dated but very clean and spacious; the beds were super comfortable and we had a lovely view of the bay that made up for any deficiencies in the room. The grounds make you feel as... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was placed in the tower on 9th floor. The room was spacious but unremarkable with uncomfortable double beds, old furniture, and an ugly, small but working kitchen (bare bones with dishes but only one pan + the tiny sponge with soap in it was I sufficient to really clean so I had yo use shampoo since the front desk... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are sorry that your stay was not as pleasant as we would have hoped. As for the noise complaints, we cannot control the noise occasionally created by emergency services in the surrounding area. We, however, have very strict rules regarding noise levels that affect the comfort of our guest.... More 

Vancouver, BC, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently visited San Diego without our children. We stayed at the Catamaran and found it was very well suited for our trip. First, the location was excellent. It was right on the beach, bay side. We spent many hours walking along the water on the sidewalk that runs beside most of the bay. One day we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A San Diego restaurant that everyone should try! I was on a business trip to San Diego for about a week and of all the restaurants I ate at in San Diego, Oceana Coastal Kitchen was my top choice. As a New Jersey resident, trips to NYC are very common. Good restaurants are not hard to find in the Big... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated between the bay and the ocean, this is a great spot to use as a base for exploring Mission Beach and La Jolla. Try to get a room in the tower, fairly high up, and facing south - the views over the water with San Diego in the distance are beautiful. Stroll over to the ocean boardwalk and find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I used to be a local of San Diego. This was my first time back in a few years. I frequented the Atoll quite often for their Sunday brunch. I was quite surprised to see a brand new restaurant when I arrived. Hopefully Oceana offers brunch too. That was the best part of the old restaurant. Either way, John's suggestion... More 

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

Welcome back! We appreciate you taking the time to review our new restaurant, Oceana Coastal Kitchen, and we are very happy you found it to be to your liking. We are glad that John’s suggestions on the steak and beer pairing were spot on as you stated. Your review is confirmation that the training and soft launch period have given... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall a nice place. The rooms are a bit outdated in decor. The living room chair smelled pee'd on. 2 flat screen TVs but we never turned them on. The beach is nice. The water sports are great right out in front. The staff was very friendly overall. Only one minor run in with a bartender being a jerk but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel in San Diego with great location to the beach and is directly sitting on the bay. Access to lots of water activities as well as a bike/walking path. Although weather was not great- it was nice to enjoy some of the outdoor amenities. Pool was very warm as well as the hot tub. Lots of chairs in the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

. Rooms were showing their age but the location made up for this . Beautiful setting on Mission Bay . The staff were well trained were very attentive New restaurant Oceania just opened and our Dinner on the patio was superior . . The waiter Mark went out of his way to provide us with a wonderful dining experience .... More 

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Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two mom and our teenage daughters spent a wonderful weekend at the Catamaran. Some reviews listed the resort as old so we were slightly worried but it was way better than we expected. The resort offered so much to do -- the pool and hot tub were great. The beach was very nice. They have beach volleyball, lawn chairs, umbrellas... 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*
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
#7 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#8 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#55 Family Hotel in San Diego
#72 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#96 Business Hotel in San Diego

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