Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spain San Diego, CA

3999 Mission BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92109
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$1,014.83
TripAdvisor user rating 4.50 out of 5 Based on 7072 reviews
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Overview

Enjoy a tropical hideaway at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, a beachfront resort in San Diego overlooking the bay. The resort is approximately three miles from SeaWorld San Diego, and minutes from San Diego Zoo and LEGOLAND California. Guests can enjoy craft beers at Moray’s bar, quick meals at Lava Java café, and relax at The Catamaran Spa. Don't miss the Bahia Belle sternwheeler boat, beach games, and exclusive events like beach bonfires and luaus at Mission Bay.

up to 4 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Diego Travel Experts
  • Pet-friendly rooms are subject to fees and availability. See FAQs for details.
  • Oceana Coastal Kitchen Restaurant offers a stunning view of Mission Bay and provides private and semi-private dining rooms.
  • Experience water sports such as sailing, standup paddle boarding, kayaking, and body boarding.
  • Enjoy beach games including frisbees, footballs, corn hole, ladder ball toss, board games, and more.
  • Take a dip in the outdoor pool, unwind at the whirlpool, or relax at The Catamaran Spa.
  • Sunset Luaus on the Bay is celebrated from June to August.
  • Encounter a one-of-a-kind experience at the bird show with colorful talking parrots.
  • Don't miss a sightseeing cruise of Mission Bay aboard the Bahia Belle, the resort's 3-story sternwheeler boat.
  • SeaWorld San Diego is only an 8-minute drive away.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Boat Rental
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Game Room
  • Handicapped Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Room Service
  • Sauna
  • Health Spa/Massage
  • Wedding Services
  • Beachfront
  • Valet Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (surcharge)
  • Poolside Bar
  • Coffee Shop or Café
  • Complimentary Newspapers
  • Smoke-free Property
  • Beach/pool sun loungers
  • Beach/pool towels
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
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Description

from Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is a beachfront Polynesian-themed resort in San Diego, California, with Mission Bay as its backyard and the Pacific Ocean just across the street. The resort offers a variety of water activities, including paddle boarding, surfing, kayaking, sailing, and body boarding. Water sports rentals are available, along with bikes and surreys for those who prefer to explore by land. Don't miss the Bahia Belle, a 3-story sternwheeler boat with an observation deck to view the stunning sights of the 4,200-acre aquatic park.

Enjoy craft beers or cocktails at Moray’s, the resort's on-site bar, surrounded by tiki torches, palm trees, and fire pits. For a quick meal, visit Lava Java, a grab-and-go café offering specialty coffees, teas, smoothies, sandwiches, and salads.

Take a dip in the inviting outdoor pool, unwind in the whirlpool, or challenge yourself with beach games at Mission Bay. Swim in the ocean or relax in the beachside cabanas. When you’re ready to unwind, visit The Catamaran Spa, San Diego’s only beachfront spa, offering a selection of services, including massages, facials, and nail care options.

End your day with an exclusive beach bonfire at Bayside Bonfires. Guests can also enjoy a memorable luau experience, complete with a lei, Mai Tai, all-you-can-eat buffet, and entertainment on the shores of Mission Bay.

Minimum age to check-in: The reservation holder must be at least 21 years old to check in with a matching, valid, government-issued photo ID and credit card.

Parking: Self-parking is $38 per day and valet parking is $44 per day. As a courtesy, Oceana Coastal Kitchen offers dining guests 4 hours of complimentary self-parking. Parking rates apply after the complimentary time expires.

Pet Policy: Pets are allowed. There is a non-refundable room cleaning fee of $125 for guests with dogs on the day of check-in. There are no charges for service animals. One housebroken dog per guest room weighing 50 lbs or less or two smaller dogs with a combined weight of 75 lbs or less are accepted. Dogs must be leashed at all times while outside of your guest room. Please notify the hotel directly prior to your arrival date if traveling with a pet. Pet-friendly rooms are limited.

Resort Fee: A daily resort fee of $44 is collected upon arrival. This allows all guests to enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access in guest rooms and public areas, access to bird exhibit, use of beach chairs and umbrellas (subject to availability), towels at the resort pool, access to indoor/outdoor bayfront fitness center, access to outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, two in-room bottled waters per day, USA Today newspaper each morning in the lobby, and complimentary local and domestic long-distance phone calls.

Charges & Fees: A San Diego Tourism Marketing District Fee and California Tourism Marketing Assessment Fee are added to your booking.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

What is the minimum age to check in?

The reservation holder must have a matching, valid, government-issued photo ID and credit card to check in. Prior to or at the time of check-in, the Catamaran requires a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult to assume, in writing, full liability for all charges and other obligations incurred by an unaccompanied minor seeking to check-in to the hotel.

Is Catamaran Resort a pet-friendly?

Yes. There is a non-refundable room cleaning fee of $125 + tax for guests with dogs on the day of check-in. There are no charges for service animals. One housebroken dog per guest room weighing 50 lbs or less or two smaller dogs with a combined weight of 75 lbs or less are accepted. Dogs must be leashed at all times while outside of your guest room. Please notify the hotel directly prior to your arrival date if traveling with a pet. Pet-friendly rooms are limited.

Is parking available?

Self-parking is $38 + tax per day, and valet parking is $44 + tax per day. As a courtesy, Oceana Coastal Kitchen offers dining guests 4 hours of complimentary self-parking. Parking rates apply after the complimentary time expires.

Is there a resort fee?

A daily resort fee of $44 + tax is collected upon arrival. This fee allows all guests to enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access in guest rooms and public areas, access to the bird exhibit, use of beach chairs and umbrellas (subject to availability), towels at the resort pool, access to the indoor/outdoor bayfront fitness center, access to the outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, two in-room bottled waters per day, the USA Today newspaper each morning in the lobby, and complimentary local and domestic long-distance phone calls.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

Can I reserve a smoking room?

No. This property is 100% smoke-free.

Does the property have WiFi?

Yes, WiFi access is available and included in the resort fee.

Does the property serve a complimentary breakfast?

No, but guests can purchase at one of the hotel's restaurants.

Does the property have a restaurant?

Yes. Guests can choose from multiple on-site restaurants, including Oceana Coastal Kitchen, Moray’s, Lava Java, and the seasonal Oasis Snack Shack.

Does the hotel have a pool?

Yes. The hotel has an outdoor pool and a whirlpool.

Does the property offers a shuttle service?

No, this property does not provide an airport or area shuttle.

How far is Catamaran Resort from SeaWorld San Diego?

SeaWorld San Diego is 3.2 miles away from the resort.

How far is Catamaran Resort from Balboa Park?

Balboa Park is 9.6 miles away from the resort.

How far is Catamaran Resort from San Diego Zoo?

San Diego Zoo is 10.4 miles away from the resort.

How far is the nearest airport?

The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, about 6.6 miles from the property.