4.3 out of 5

With a stay at Catamaran Resort and Spa in San Diego (Mission Bay), you'll be close to Crystal Pier and Seaworld.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Mission Beach and Mission Bay Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 315 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and facials. After a day at the private beach, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Grab a bite to eat at the resort's beachfront restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Breakfast is available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in San Diego? This resort has 25,000 square feet (2 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

Step outside to feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the white sand beach. Sit back and relax on the beach with cabanas (surcharge), umbrellas, and sun loungers. At Catamaran Resort and Spa, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like windsurfing and sailing.

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Parking is available for a fee.

This 4-star San Diego resort is smoke free.

  • 315 guestrooms or units
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 10 conference rooms
  • 25,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Arcade/game room  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Catamaran Resort and Spa offers 315 air-conditioned 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 high-speed 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 daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy breakfast daily.

Oceana Coastal Kitchen - This beachfront restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and a health club are featured at the resort. An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a steam room.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

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

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 10 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 75 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 29.00 per day (in/out privileges)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

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

You should know

Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.