$159 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 8, 2015 Check-out: Sep 11, 2015

Catamaran Resort & Spa

4 stars
View map of 3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
426 reviews
Relaxing Trip

Wonderful place to stay, highly recommended for all! The staff and service is incredible. Birds and... See full review

  • Michelle
  • May 13, 2015
Couples Getaway

Very nice resort relaxing and comfortable close to downtown See full review

  • Eduardo B.
  • May 5, 2015

There's no shortage of things to keep you busy at the Catamaran Resort & Spa. The property gardens house more than 1,000 plants and dozens of exotic birds. Treatment options abound at the Catamaran Spa. The Atoll, the on-site restaurant, serves seafood and a highly-regarded Sunday brunch. Finally, take an evening cruise on the Bahia Belle, the property's historic Mississippi-style sternwheeler (limited schedule).

Rooms

The Catamaran Resort & Spa offers 313 rooms, including 16 suites, spread over five separate two-story buildings. Each room comes standard with a flat-screen TV, iHome docking station and laptop safe. All rooms also feature balconies or patios with views of Mission Bay and the La Jolla coastline. Guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access.

Property features

The Catamaran Resort & Spa is all about the sea. The property boasts a dock and marina and operates a historic, Mississippi-style sternwheeler for seasonal cruises. There's a heated pool in the garden courtyard. Rooms with views of Mission Bay available.

Guests also find other, more land-oriented diversions onsite. The property boasts a state-of-the-art fitness center with free weights and cardio equipment. What's more, guests have access to an on-site video arcade and lush garden, which comprises more than 1,000 different species of plants. The hotel also offers laundry service (fees apply).

The Atoll, the on-site restaurant, offers traditional meals in a swank environment. At Moray's Lounge, the atmosphere is more casual with TVs airing sporting events.

Highlights
    • Relax and watch the action on Mission Bay
    • One on-site restaurant
    • Lush garden complete with exotic birds
    • Take an evening cruise on the property's Mississippi-style sternwheeler (limited schedule)
    Nearby attractions
      • Mission Bay Park (4 blocks)
      • Sea World (1.5 mi/2 km)
      • Old Town (5 mi/8 km)
      • Point Loma (6 mi/10 km)
      • San Diego Zoo (10 mi/17 km)
      • Petco Park (12 mi/20 km)
      Business
      • 20,000 square feet of meeting space
      • Indoor and outdoor meeting space
      • 24-hour business center
      Transportation
        • MTS Bus (1 block)
        • San Diego Trolley (5 mi/8 km)
        • San Diego International Airport (8 mi/13 km)
        Policies
        • Valet and self parking are available (fees apply)

        This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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        Catamaran Resort & Spa Rooms

        Studio
        With over 400 square feet of comfortable living space, the studios are furnished with two double beds, breakfast table and chairs. The kitchen is equipped with an electric stove; oven, full size refrigerator, sink and wash area, cooking utensils and place settings for four people. All studios have balconies or patios with lounge chairs and tables. Amenities include bathrobes, irons and ironing board, hair dryer and a coffee maker. All rooms are non-smoking.
        Bayview Room
        Tastefully appointed in a tropical decor with over 400 sq feet and each room opens up to it's own balcony or patio. The Bayview room features one king or two double beds on a "request only basis". All rooms have bathrobes, hair dryer, coffee maker iron and ironing board. We offer room service 24 hours a day. All rooms are non-smoking.
        Deluxe Room - 1 king bed
        Our Deluxe King room is tastefully appointed in a tropical decor with over 400 sq feet and opens up to it's own balcony or patio. The Deluxe King room features one king bed. All rooms have bathrobes, hair dryer, coffee maker iron and ironing board. We offer room service 24 hours a day. All rooms are non-smoking.
        Deluxe Garden Room
        Tastefully appointed in a tropical decor with over 400 sq feet and each opens up to it's own balcony or patio. The Deluxe Garden room features one king or two double beds on a "request only basis". All rooms have bathrobes, refrigerators, hair dryer, coffee maker iron and ironing board. We offer room service 24 hours a day. All rooms are non-smoking.
        Bay View Suite
        Our Bayview King Suites offer king bed in the bedroom and a separate living room with a sleeper sofa as well as a private balcony. Each suite has bathrobes, a ironing board with iron, hairdryer, tea/coffee maker, television, telephone and clock radio. We offer room service 24 hours a day. All rooms are non-smoking.

        Amenities

        • WiFi
        • Outdoor pool
        • No smoking rooms/facilities
        General
        No smoking rooms/facilities
        Concierge
        Elevators
        Activities
        Outdoor pool
        Fitness center or spa
        Fitness Center
        Spa
        Game room
        Dining
        Restaurant
        24 hour room service
        Room service
        Services
        Business center
        Tour desk
        Conference facilities
        Gift shop
        Internet
        WiFi
        Parking
        Parking

        Nearby points of interest

        • Pacific Beach: 0.9 mi
        • Belmont Park: 1.4 mi
        • Mission Bay Park: 2.2 mi
        • Hospitality Point: 2.9 mi
        • Junipero Serra Museum: 4.1 mi
        • Bazaar Del Mundo: 4.1 mi
        • Old Town San Diego: 4.1 mi
        • Sunset Cliffs: 4.2 mi
        • Whaley House Museum: 4.3 mi
        • Heritage Park: 4.4 mi
        • Port of San Diego: 5.4 mi
        • Family Fun Center: 5.8 mi
        • Qualcomm Stadium: 6.7 mi
        • San Diego Museum of Art: 6.8 mi
        • Firehouse Museum: 6.9 mi
        • Pacific Beach: 0.9 mi
        • Belmont Park: 1.4 mi
        • Mission Bay Park: 2.2 mi
        • Hospitality Point: 2.9 mi
        • Junipero Serra Museum: 4.1 mi
        • Bazaar Del Mundo: 4.1 mi
        • Old Town San Diego: 4.1 mi
        • Sunset Cliffs: 4.2 mi
        • Whaley House Museum: 4.3 mi
        • Heritage Park: 4.4 mi
        • Port of San Diego: 5.4 mi
        • Family Fun Center: 5.8 mi
        • Qualcomm Stadium: 6.7 mi
        • San Diego Museum of Art: 6.8 mi
        • Firehouse Museum: 6.9 mi
        • San Diego Zoo: 7.1 mi
        • San Diego Museum of Man: 7.2 mi
        • San Diego Automotive Museum: 7.2 mi
        • Timken Museum of Art: 7.2 mi
        • San Diego Aerospace Museum: 7.3 mi
        • Botanical Building: 7.3 mi
        • Casa De Balboa: 7.3 mi
        • Spanish Village Art Center: 7.3 mi
        • San Diego Natural History Museum: 7.4 mi
        • Fleet Space Theater and Science Center: 7.5 mi
        • Childrens Museum of San Diego: 7.5 mi
        • San Diego Convention Center: 7.8 mi
        • Sorrento Valley: 7.8 mi
        • PETCO Park: 8 mi
        • Chula Vista Nature Center: 13.7 mi
        • Legoland: 23.7 mi
        • California Center For The Arts Museum: 24.6 mi
        • Viejas Arena: 2,121 mi

        Meeting facilities

        Meeting Info
        With fresh ocean breezes and exotic ambience, the Catamaran Resort is an invigorating and creative setting for any group. All fourteen of our Function Rooms are complemented by scenic views, balconies, patios and most of all - our unforgettable bayfront. Inventive, fresh culinary style, and stunning presentations await you. With accommodations from 30 to 450 guests and over 20,000 square feet of contiguous function space, the choices are easy and endless. Our friendly and helpful staff, modern amenities and on-site Business Center ensure every detail is taken care of. Whether it's for business or special occasions, large or small, fancy or more down to earth, the Catamaran Resort is unsurpassed for style, flexibility and comfort.

        Dining

        Oceana Coastal Kitchen
        Open 7 days a week The Oceana Coastal Kitchen offers California inspired cuisine in a beautiful bay front location. Moray's Cocktails Lounge offers an intimate setting with both indoor and outdoor seating. Weekly from 10 am - 2 pm. Reservations are suggested Price Range: Varies Reservations Required? No Attire: Casual Attire
        Catamaran Spa
        Experience the Catamaran Resort Spa - A World Class Health & Wellness Facility. Featuring: private treatment rooms, ritual room, steam and dry saunas, outdoor whirlpool, Vichy shower, full service salon, and fitness facility. Please call the Spa at (858) 539-8821 for more information.
        Resort Water Sports Rentals
        Located on our white sand beach at the edge of Mission Bay. Our Water Sports Rental Department offers: sailboats, power boats, ocean kayaks, wind surfers, paddleboats.

        Hotel Policies

        Check-in:
        4:00 PM
        Check-out:
        12:00 PM

        Terms and conditions

        Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

        The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

        Ratings and reviews for Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Overall score

        4.1 / 5
        5.01.0
        179 out of 426
        Amenities:
        4.2
        Cleanliness:
        4.2
        Hotel staff:
        4.4
        Comfort:
        4.1
        Location:
        4.7
        Value:
        4

        91% would recommend to a friend.

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        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        4
        5.01.0
        Family kids 6 n 10
        Family
        San Jose
        Aug 23, 2015

        Great Location

        The hotel is right on the bay and across the street from the ocean. Fun renting bikes and great parrot show for kids (free)! My daughter loved the tropical setting of this hotel.

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        5
        Cleanliness:
        4
        Hotel staff:
        4
        Comfort:
        4
        Location:
        5
        Value:
        4
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        4
        5.01.0
        Taunia S.
        Family
        echo
        Jul 28, 2015

        family trip to san diego

        place was very nice, but the air conditioner was very noisy had to turn it off at night to sleep. also next door neighbor was smoking and had to turn them in to the front desk. other then the fan being to noisy to sleep it was a very nice place

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        4
        Cleanliness:
        4
        Hotel staff:
        5
        Comfort:
        3
        Location:
        4
        Value:
        4
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        4
        5.01.0
        Colleen B.
        Family
        Hillsborough
        Apr 22, 2015

        Loved the gardens

        The inside was dark and old. Couldn't tell if it was very clean..it was too dark. The gardens were impeccable just wish the room had matched.

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        3
        Cleanliness:
        3
        Hotel staff:
        5
        Comfort:
        3
        Location:
        4
        Value:
        3
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        5
        5.01.0
        karen d.
        Family
        N/A
        Mar 26, 2015

        great location

        Te property is in an ideal location (across the street from the beach and backing the bay), has beautiful gardens and a great indoor/outdoor bayside bar and restaurant. Much within walking distance.

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        5
        Cleanliness:
        5
        Hotel staff:
        4
        Comfort:
        5
        Location:
        5
        Value:
        5
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        5
        5.01.0
        Tan
        Family
        N/A
        Mar 20, 2015

        Great Family Vacation

        Nice view of bay, excelleent room and kitchen,location excellent

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        4
        Cleanliness:
        5
        Hotel staff:
        5
        Comfort:
        5
        Location:
        5
        Value:
        5
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        5
        5.01.0
        Tan
        Family
        N/A
        Mar 19, 2015

        Wonderful trip

        Family loved it, best vacation ever. Excellent room with bay view and kitchenette

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        5
        Cleanliness:
        5
        Hotel staff:
        5
        Comfort:
        5
        Location:
        5
        Value:
        5
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        5
        5.01.0
        Tan
        Family
        N/A
        Mar 19, 2015

        Great Family vacation

        Great view of bay,walk to beach. Friendly staff and Kitchen available in hotel

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        5
        Cleanliness:
        5
        Hotel staff:
        4
        Comfort:
        5
        Location:
        5
        Value:
        5
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        3
        5.01.0
        cs
        Family
        Bellevue
        Feb 22, 2015

        2 night stay

        We were busy so didn't spend a lot of time @ hotel. Grounds are wonderful and seating by water is nice. Room was big and beds comfy. Our carpet or something smelled when we arrived gone by next day. $25.00 parking. Food at happy hour was skimpy! Service was great!

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        5
        Cleanliness:
        3
        Hotel staff:
        5
        Comfort:
        4
        Location:
        4
        Value:
        3
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        4
        5.01.0
        vjm
        Family
        Salt Lake City
        Feb 4, 2015

        Overall good.

        Overall good experience.......... Quite satisfied....................

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        4
        Cleanliness:
        4
        Hotel staff:
        4
        Comfort:
        4
        Location:
        4
        Value:
        4
        Trip purpose:

        Family

        Review of Catamaran Resort & Spa

        Reviewer score

        4
        5.01.0
        DI L.
        Family
        Calabasas
        Dec 29, 2014

        Family trip

        This hotel is located at pacific ocean, and it's a little bit expensive. Abt 3 miles to mission ocean

        Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
        Amenities:
        4
        Cleanliness:
        4
        Hotel staff:
        4
        Comfort:
        4
        Location:
        4
        Value:
        3
        Trip purpose:

        Family

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