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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 270 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Are you ready to enjoy a vacation?We really enjoyed our stay in Catamaran hotel. People was very nice, and the service as well. you have everything you need. We reserved a suit with bay view, and We really recommend;) Favolous with chair, and parasol in the beach, and then take a swim in the swimming pool. the kids liked the... More

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Howell, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here 8/16-8/20. The location is great and the property is beautiful but the rooms are below average,they are in much need of updating. For the price we paid I would have expected nicer accommodations. If we come back I would choose a hotel on the beach. Don't waste money on the Luau, a family of four was $180... More

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Oxnard California
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My 85 year old mother wanted to go to a luau and this hotel offered a seasonal luau. I asked for a ground level room and was offered a garden view room (room 110). The hotel is an older property with a Polynesian decor, starting in the lobby with wicker furniture, lava rock waterfall that has koi in it, tropical... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has it all.. Bow atmosphere, located in the bay. Go out front cross the street at the ocean .. This place is the full package, food is spectacular, you can rent about anything, kyak sail boats motorized giant chairs, boards... Bikes, segways ..... Fireworks every night across the bay, Bahia bell runs every hour across the bay.. Amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my daughter for a few days while visiting San Diego. We even stayed an extra day since we liked it so much. Very beautiful hotel with excellent customer service. Everyone was really friendly especially Nicole. She checked us in when we arrived and also helped find a room for us when we extended our stay. Even... More

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a week at Courtyard Liberty Station by the San Diego Airport before moving to the Catamaran for a family function/long weekend. My preconceived idea was a dated, overpriced and rundown hotel. However, we were pleasantly surprised. We had a large room overlooking pool and it was very clean. There's a beautiful beach on the bay, nice banquet facilities... More

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Houston, Texas
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came for a long girls getaway weekend. We chose this place based on value, location, and being on the bay. The location in the Bay side of mission beach meant calm water and easy beach sports. The calm water is particularly attractive for families with Young kids and the catamaran caters to families. There are multiple kids activities as... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a great 5 night stay here with our 2 teenagers. The location is amazing - the hotel looks onto Mission Bay but a block away you have the Ocean. There is lots to do. You can have a go at watersports such as paddle boarding - but hiring bikes and cycling along the bay and Ocean has to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently celebrated my mother's 84th birthday with a vacation at the Catamaran Resort. We all had a great time at this tropical resort which was a wonderful experience for my mother. We loved the luau and the boat ride on the Bahia Belle. The grounds were beautiful with serene koi ponds and birds - my mother said it was... More

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Park City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beginning with our check in with Kristin O- she gave us so many wonderful recommendations to help us set the stage for a perfect trip. She was so pleasant and informative. Our room, in the tower with a Bay view was perfect. Housekeeping, yoga on the grass, apps at the restaurant, SUP rental was all great. The grounds are so... 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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