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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I decided to stay at this resort for our wedding anniversary. We were upgraded to a bay view room in the tower. We were placed on one of the highest floors, which gave us a spectacular view of the bay and the ocean. The rooms are a little out dated, but it was manageable. I can agree... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lot of fun!!!! We had the best boat Captain, Mike Appio who works for resort watersports, who took us wake surfing everyday, then tubing and then water skiing on the bay. No matter what time of day whether we wanted to go at 6:30am or 6pm, he was there right out in front of the resort, on the... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful property and great staff. I couldn't have asked for a better massage and spa experience. Johnna was the best! I would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a beachfront stay, beautiful area with tons of surrounding entertainment.

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

My wife and I have spent the past 3 weeks touring the California coast from San Francisco and have stayed at 4 excellent hotels on the way. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for this place. I cannot fault the bar and reception staff who are friendly and helpful. The hotel grounds are gorgeous but it all then falls apart.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a week in june at the catamaran resort, would highly recommend it. The breakfasts were yum the staff nice the accommodation affordable, nice, comfortable and clean. The kids loved the free arcade and we all loved the pool. We had a bay view one bedroom and the outlook was spectacular, especially the fireworks each night. Highly recommend for... More

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

We attended the Luau and had so much fun! I am from Maui originally and the show and food made me pleasantly homesick. The show was incredible and all of our family thoroughly enjoyed it. We appreciate Tommy looking out for our girls, what a great intern! I look forward to working with you in the future. Thank you to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First off, if you're looking for the hotel experience in Pacific Beach, this is the place to stay. We stay there every year because we can seem to get our act together to find a place a year or two in advance. The Catamaran always seems to have rooms available although if you wait too long into the season, if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I didn't pay for this stay so I can't really comment on its value/affordability. Hotel is on Mission Bay and there is plenty to do for those inclined to athletics and/or water sports. In addition to plain old running or swimming, you can rent bicycles, kayaks, paddle boats, sail boats, paddle boats and more. There is also a swimming pool... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where to start..... Quick sum up- Hair in food, spiders, hair and other stuff in rooms, broken doors, mould smells... Upon arrival we were impressed by the landscapes and the water fall in the lobby. We then realized how rude the staff were and how they looked at us differently before and after they were tipped (decently too). Before exploring... More

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't usually write reviews, because my experiences typically fall in with the crowd and I don't feel like repeating what already've been said. This time it is different. We stayed at the Catamaran July 11-15 in room 403. We booked this hotel based on the class 4 stars rating. Before booking, I read negative reviews and I did saw... 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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Also Known As:
Catamaran Hotel Mission Bay
Catamaran Resort & Spa San Diego
Catamaran Resort San Diego
Catamaran San Diego

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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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