Catamaran Resort and Spa

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On the beach, white sand, beach cabanas, sun loungers
Outdoor spa tub
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1 bedroom, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Catamaran Resort and Spa

Catamaran Resort and Spa

4.0 star property

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
Map
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA, 92109

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMission Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMission Bay2 min walk
  • Popular LocationCrystal Pier11 min walk
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area

San Diego

Located on the beach, Catamaran Resort and Spa is in Mission Beach, a neighborhood in San Diego with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at La Jolla Cove and Balboa Park, while Belmont Park and Birch Aquarium are popular area attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Petco Park or Del Mar Racetrack. Scuba diving, snorkeling, and parasailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Mission Beach - 2 min walk
  • Mission Bay - 2 min walk
  • Pacific Beach Park - 3 min walk
  • Crystal Pier - 11 min walk
  • Belmont Park - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Morena - Linda Vista Station - 8 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 12 min drive
  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Amplified Ale Works - 2 min walk
  • World Famous - 3 min walk
  • The Truckstop - 3 min walk
  • Woody's Breakfast and Burgers - 4 min walk
  • Baja Beach Cafe - 6 min walk

About this property

Catamaran Resort and Spa

4-star beach resort with a full-service spa
At Catamaran Resort and Spa, hit the beach, dine onsite at Oceana Coastal Kitchen, or enjoy a drink at one of the resort's 2 bars/lounges. All 310 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, premium bedding, and coffee makers. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Catamaran Resort and Spa offers 310 accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered weekly. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Catamaran Spa has 10 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 38.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–11:30 AM: USD 10-50 for adults and USD 10-50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Canoeing
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool umbrellas

Spa

  • 10 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Restaurants on site

  • Oceana Coastal Kitchen

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Recycling
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
Welcoming dogs only
Up to 50 lbs
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 38.25 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Partner property pool access
  • Partner property access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Housekeeping

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 for adults, USD 10 and USD 50 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 38.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Catamaran
Catamaran Resort
Catamaran Resort San Diego
Catamaran San Diego
Resort Catamaran
Catamaran Hotel Mission Bay
Catamaran Resort & Spa San Diego
Catamaran Resort Spa

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 663 out of 1571 reviews
5 - Excellent 42%
Rating 4 - Good. 481 out of 1571 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 219 out of 1571 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 136 out of 1571 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 72 out of 1571 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.9/5

Eco-friendliness

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The resort is very, very run down. Not worth the cost at all.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The resort is great- Rooms are dated
Stayed 5 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Wonderful relaxing and very good hotel. Location excellent. Only concern was booked “garden view” was a “garage roof view”.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Walking distance to beach and the bay, beautiful views. Great food all around us.
Stayed 5 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The conditions of the room were a little old and you could hear your neighbors. The site being right on the beach was pleasant.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022