Catamaran Resort - San Diego

ex. Catamaran Resort Hotel

3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92109  show map
 4 stars
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Catamaran Resort - San Diego

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


USD 23 per day


Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security


Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Individual air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Game room

Cribs/ Baby cots

Paid kids club

Private beach

Private beach

Beach club

Beach umbrellas

Beach chairs

Verified Reviews:

  • Fitness center is a bomb - Patio over looking the bay - Breakfast at the hotel restaurant was good - Service was excellent
  • There's a pool and decent gym - Room was clean - Wireless works well in the rooms
  • Great service - Great food - Huge room - Great spa
  • Staff very friendly - Room was very clean - Plenty of area places to eat
  • Location is perfect - Nice business meeting - Food was very good - Grounds were very well landscaped


The elegant Catamaran Resort is placed close to the beachfront. Featuring colonial architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2004.

This hotel is located in a downtown area, 7 km from University of San Diego. There are bars, a zoo and restaurants in the area.

The hotel offers easy access to shopping centers and boutiques.

The property enjoys major location within a 15-minute drive to San Diego International airport.


Some of the comfortable hotel rooms feature a laptop-compatible safe, a patio, coffee/tea makers, a writing desk and an iron with ironing board as well as a microwave and a fridge. The guestrooms look out on the bay. They are furnished with a tropical décor.

Eat & Drink

Guests can wine and dine at the exceptional restaurant, featuring fine seasonal cuisine. Poolside bar is available on site. The sushi bar Denny's is about 10 minutes’ walk from the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 


The hotel offers parking, a gift shop and a barber shop as well as a business centre, a meeting room and computer rental for guests' comfort.


Treatment facilities feature steam baths and reflex massage. On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness centre.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 23 per day.

Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   312.

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  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Motor board
  • Cycling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Fishing


  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Paid kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach club
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden area
  • Paid cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds


  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries


  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator


  • Premium bedding


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 20
Children above
17 years or adults
Extra bed USD 20
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.


Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Catamaran Resort - San Diego San Diego location
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Hotel Address:

3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92109

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City Center
  • San Diego
    10.1 km
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN)
    8.6 km
  • Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (CLD)
    37.5 km
Train Stations
  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
    6.3 km
  • Coaster Old Town Station
    6.4 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
  • Number of rooms:

Rooms and availability

One-Bedroom Second Floor Room
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    2 persons

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Standard Room
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    2 persons

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King Suite
Bay view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Suite|Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Bay View

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • SeaWorld San Diego3.9 km


  • Giant Dipper Roller Coaster2.2 km
  • Wave House2.2 km
  • Pirates Cove2.3 km
  • Belmont Amusement Park2.3 km
  • Sea World3.8 km
  • Game Busters4.8 km


  • J Galvin Art2.5 km


  • Mission Beach Woman's Club800 m
  • Marina Village Conference Ctr3.8 km
  • Knights of Columbus4.2 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Ipsb-Intl Pro School1.1 km
  • Fashion Careers of California4.3 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Parent Institute4.2 km

Oceanfront Areas

  • San Diego700 m
  • San Diego4.6 km

Local attractions

  • Windansea Beach5.2 km
    6800 Neptune Place, San Diego
  • Shell Beach Tide Pools6.5 km
    Coast Highway, San Diego
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego6.5 km
    700 Prospect St., San Diego
  • La Jolla Caves6.2 km
    La Jolla, San Diego, CA
  • Map and Atlas Museum of La Jolla6.5 km
    7825 Fay Avenue, San Diego
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
  • Number of rooms:
Cities nearby
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  • Chula Vista hotels - 11 km
  • Santee hotels - 22 km
  • Coronado hotels - 4 km
  • National City hotels - 7 km
  • La Jolla hotels - 17 km
  • Lemon Grove hotels - 12 km
  • Imperial Beach hotels - 15 km
  • Mira Mesa hotels - 23 km

Catamaran Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Catamaran Resort

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 34 reviews

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Guest reviews

  • Family with children

    The grounds were beautiful. The room was very large.

    The room's material condition was somewaht dated, and the self parking was very limited for the $12/day charged.

  • Family with children

    Good location next to great beach. Good facilities in the hotel.

    There are clearly some excellent rooms in this hotel which are the ones used to promote the hotel on the web site. There are also many poor or only adequate rooms which is likely where you will end up, as we did. This left me feeling very disapointed in the accomodations from the minute I arrived. There were problems with the equipment provided in the studio kitchen (inadequate cutlery, no bottle opener etc..), these were resolved promptly but it is not what I expected. I would only go back to this hotel if I could be certain of the room I was to stay in.

  • Couple

    Fabulous view from the rooms and very comfortable beds.

  • Family with children

    Direct access to the beach.

    Staff is not well trained and their reception is very poor.The neigbourhood is not good .They are Over priced ! I would not repeat this experience or recommend it..

  • Group of friends

    Its location in Mission Beach with its own beach right on the bay is excellent. The sand was clean and the water looked inviting but unfortunately we were told the water's not for swimming. If we wanted to do water sports such as Booked.neting, equipment is available for a fee. Pool area's quite large and is surrounded by a lush garden. Area has a lot of restaurants and bars and Pacific Beach with gorgeous sunsets is very close as well. The rooms are good sized although dated with a vanity next to the bathroom which is quite handy. Front desk staff's polite and efficient. Parking although with daily fee of $13 is convenient since parking lot is right outside the room.

    We stayed for 4 nights and on the 3rd day which is a Sunday, our room wasn't cleaned until late afternoon, just as we were returning from the day's outing. The trash bin in the bathroom a that time was not lined. Restaurant has a very limited menu and there is not bar/food service by the pool at this time. Although the room appearance is fine and it is clean, I saw an undesirable insect on the day we were checking out. I didn't alert the staff to its presence since we were in a hurry to leave. The room feel and decor is dated and so is the carpet. There were people smoking in the balcony next door which was not to our liking since we were right behind a dividing wall. I think the hotel should put smokers in a different section of the hotel altogether.

  • Family with children

    Location bell hop was very very friendly and helpful.

    Check in gal was not very helpful when I asked questions seemed like she felt I was a bother. food at happy hour was not very good tub/shower was VERY of the worst I've ever experienced. I was very surprised

  • Family with children

    The parrots, the location, and the tropical feel. The hotel is also right on the water of the bay.

    The rooms were very average. I didn't feel like it was a $200/night hotel. The bed squeaked, we could hear the above neighbors walking around, and there were about fifteen cigarette butts outside our balcony area(probably from the last guests),

  • Older travelers

    The Garden and Resturant.

    Buzzing refrigirator noise and rumbling noise from the Garden in the early morning. To small safe. To heavy bedspread.

How to reach hotel

hotel Catamaran Resort - San Diego San Diego location
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Hotel Address:

3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, United States, 92109

Get directions
City Center
  • San Diego
    10.1 km
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN)
    8.6 km
  • Mc Clellan-Palomar Airport (CLD)
    37.5 km
Train Stations
  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
    6.3 km
  • Coaster Old Town Station
    6.4 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
  • Number of rooms: