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Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 269*
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West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We chose the Catamaran Resort for my birthday getaway. I wanted to celebrate somewhere that felt like a vacation and also had many options to stay active and fit. It was a perfect choice. We stayed in a tower room on the 11th floor, not our original choice, but a very thoughtful surprise from the front desk. Waking up every...

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San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great event that feels like a real Hawaiian vacation. The Catamaran Luau is a summer must! Zack, Charlotte and Lindsay were great host, very attentive and added the extra special touch for a fun evening! The food is great and the entertainment rivals anything I've seen in Hawaii.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Attended the Luau at the Catamaran and it was AMAZING! You feel like you are in Hawaii with the decor, dancers, entire buffet and night show. Loved the theme and entertaiment was outstanding! Zach and Charlotte were great hosts who showed up around and greeted us for the event. Would highly recommend. Thank you for a lovely evening!

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1Thank Julie K
San Diego, California
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great and fun event. Hosts Melissa, Lindsay, Josie, Zach, and Charlotte were very hospitable and attentive! Food and service was great, fantastic show and the place was beautiful!!! Will come back in the future and will refer friends and colleagues to stay and spend time at this beautiful resort.

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1Thank ruthp62
Garden Grove, California
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I have stayed at the Catamaran before and had a great experience. So I booked a little get away for my whole family, expecting the same experience. I was so disappointed!! I payed twice as much this time around only to discover while the price had gone up everything else had gone down. Yes the hotel has beautiful grounds, but...

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Traveling CA, Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for sharing your experience with us. Above all, the safety of our guests and their families is our number one concern and we are shocked at the events you describe taking place by the pool. The overwhelming majority of our guests are family oriented, and their main reason for staying with us is to...

Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We spent our wedding anniversary here and we had a king room on the beach, it was awesome! The Beach is beautiful! The grounds are Fabulous! The dining was great too! We enjoyed the pool as well! We rode our bikes everywhere!

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1Thank Anna Beth G
Reviewed 11 August 2015

My fiancé and I had a fantastic time at the Catamaran Luau! We were welcomed by a great staff (Melissa, Lindsay, Desiree, Zach, Charlotte, Kevin, Hollis to name a few) who got us settled into our seats and made sure we had everything we needed during the show. The Catamaran team did a great job on the venue setup, transforming...

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Ventura, California
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Unfortunately we did not stay at this hotel. We stopped by Oceanos for some drinks and appetizers on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Nothing beats a great local beer and the view from the patio to the bay. Our server, Kayla, was very attentive and sweet. She even went out of her way to get us information on the Sunday brunch...

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

I took my family to the Catamaran for the Luau and we all had a great time. The Luau was just as nice as a Luau I have been to in Hawaii... great food, performance, service and atmosphere. Thank you Melissa, Lindsay, Desiree, Zach, Charlotte, Hollis, Scott for the great experience!

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

My family came in town from Arizona and had a blast at the Catamaran for the week. We got some great tips from one of hostesses, Lindsay, she told us about the Luau and the boat ride on the Bella Bahia. Was so fun! Great rooms and staff! Will come back next summer! Thank you guys!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the few resorts on Mission Bay to not charge a resort fee! The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is a paradisiacal destination located on the shores of Mission Bay and mere steps from San Diego’s famous Pacific Beach. With features including lush tropical gardens and private beach, this Polynesian-themed hotel offers an ideal blend of fun and tranquility all year-round. Established in 1958, the Catamaran is a paradise featuring more than 1,000 varieties of exotic plants and animals from around the world. Palm trees, bamboo, waterfalls and koi ponds appeal to the senses, while playful parrots delight and intrigue guests. The Catamaran’s architecture, reminiscent of the traditional Colonial Hawaiian style, boasts accents including totem poles handcrafted in Bali, art pieces such as tapa cloth from Vanuatu and a beautiful front desk constructed of Black Koa wood imported directly from Tahiti. At the Catamaran, guests are checked into one of 310 guest rooms, studios or suites, each with a private balcony or patio that opens to stunning views of Mission Bay, the Pacific Beach neighborhood and coastline, or the hotel’s lush tropical gardens. All guests are provided a full range of amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. On-site dining options include Oceana Coastal Kitchen, rated by Zagat as one of San Diego’s most anticipated restaurants of 2015 and featuring chef-driven surf and turf dishes. Next door to this signature restaurant is Moray’s, where guests can sip on a signature Moray’s Mai Tai, savor a local craft beer and enjoy daily happy hour specials. Both venues feature a blend of indoor and patio spaces, the latter lined with tiki torches, fire pit tables and lush palms. Guests may also choose to grab a bite poolside at the Catamaran’s full bar and grill which serves up barbecue favorites during the spring and summer months. Another standout summer special is the Catamaran’s signature luaus, featuring live performers that guide guests through the cultures of the South Pacific as they enjoy a Hawaiian buffet. Those who prefer to spend their time on the water can opt for a cruise on the Bahia Belle, a replica of an 1860s-era sternwheeler that tours around Mission Bay. Step back in time and enjoy a colorful sunset from the top deck, or kick up your heels as the vessel becomes a vibrant nightlife destination with live entertainment and a full-service bar. The Catamaran Spa—the only beachfront spa in San Diego—offers a South Pacific-inspired menu of treatments including massages, facials, body wraps, hydrotherapy treatments and more—carried out with all-natural marine and botanical elements. Additional wellness amenities include an outdoor pool and hot tub, beach cabanas, an open air fitness center, seasonal outdoor yoga classes and more. Further vacation activities include rental paddleboards, sailboats, kayaks, surfboards, bicycles and Segways. The Catamaran is also located within the beach towns Mission Beach and Pacific Beach, where guests can stroll the boardwalk or the iconic Crystal Pier, play at the beach or experience a variety of cafes and boutiques. The resort is also within 10 miles of major San Diego attractions such as SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Downtown’s Gaslamp District and the San Diego International Airport. ... more   less 

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Address: 3999 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6959
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: ₹ 12,569 - ₹ 27,729 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 315
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Also Known As:
Catamaran Hotel Mission Bay
Catamaran Resort & Spa San Diego
Catamaran Resort San Diego
Catamaran San Diego
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#6 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#8 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#55 Family Hotel in San Diego
#70 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#94 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“The tower is conveniently located in the middle of the property.”
adriennes280, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we were on the 11th floor and could see the ocean from our room, but our balcony never got sun”
alm751, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great location... its good if you can bear with sub par rooms and service.”
221athena7, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs, facing the water and the luau! :)”
mreyes2017, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You may bring your pet!”
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