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Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

#31 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Linz, Austria
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Apart from one Tower building in the middle of the Hotel area, there are only one-story building, with spaciously and clean rooms - really nice. You feel like being in the middle of a tropical area - surrounded by a variety of small animals (like mandarin ducks, koi fishes, parrots ..) a small disadvantage during our stay was the disturbance... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a last minute trip - originally had a standard room but we were upgraded to a suite on the bay (more than likely due to two weddings and needing rooms for the hotel block), but we weren't complaining. Our room wasn't ready so they stored our bags and we walked the few blocks to the beach for some cocktails.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First/Lasting Impression: The Catamaran is like the San Diego Zoo, overpriced and not worth it. When we got to the front desk and found out that we were given an upgraded room, we were jumping for joy. This feeling, however, was short lived. When we got to our room, our hearts sunk. My girlfriend needed a moment to collect herself.... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Catarman resort and hotel is a nice property that tries to imitate a Hawaiian resort. My first impression of this hotel was unfortunately, a poor one. We attempted to the call hotel to book a room and were told call back not only once but twice. On my third call, I decided to force my way through to reception.... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved our stay at The Catamaran Resort! Stayed five nights in a first floor bay front king suite. Although our room type was incorrect upon check in from what we actually booked over the phone back in Feb. The error was corrected by Rachel at the front desk and we were moved to an actual bay front suite two... More 

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Vail, Arizona
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We paid for a "premium" Bay View Suite. The picture uploaded is what we saw from our balcony. We psid for champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, a fruit tray and cheese platter to be in our room upon arrival, unstead there was a crib in the room, no food. The website says that there are ocean view rooms, but what you... More 

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California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room felt damp and smelled as if there was mold in the carpet or in the wall... For paying close to $400 per night on a room I would expect a fresh smelling room and also good smelling lobby to the hotel... We had originally reserved 2 nights, but because the hotel smelled so bad we only stayed one... More 

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Sacramento, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A short stay in San Diego to celebrate 25th wedding anniversary. Chose this property due to it's proximity to the water. Couldn't have been happier with the location. Hotel is right on the bay if you want quiet water time. A short 2 block walk and you're on the Pacific Ocean. Hotel has a Hawaiian feel...lots of lush grounds, palm... More 

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Perth, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for a quick 2 night trip in San Diego. The resort itself is on a bay so the views are beautiful. We were fortunate enough to have a room and balcony that overlooked the bay. The room is a decent size and quite comfortable. The resort was very busy when we stayed which increased... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fell in love with this hotel rather quickly. It is perfectly situation right on Mission Bay, just across the street from Ocean Beach. It has its own beach on Mission Bay that is protected from the wind, and has a lush tropical garden area between its buildings. Our room was in the tower, overlooking Mission Bay, and felt like we... More 

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