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Close to Pacific Beach

Facing the calm expanse of Mission Bay in north San Diego, and a 10-minute walk from the sands and famous boardwalk of Pacific Beach, family-friendly Catamaran Resort and Spa makes a great base for water lovers. SeaWorld® is 3 miles (4.8 km) away, and it's a 20-minute cab ride to downtown San Diego.

On Mission Bay

A lovely old paddle steamer, the Bahia Belle, sails at sunset, offering free family-hour cruises (seasonal) then cocktails and dancing. Modern Californian food at the Oceana Coastal Kitchen comes with Mission Bay views - as do soaks in the outdoor whirlpool at Catamaran Spa and workouts in the open-air fitness center.

Free WiFi and DIRECTTV®

Guestrooms are inspired by the Polynesian-colonial style, with bright accents complementing antique-style wooden furniture. All rooms have balconies or patios with bay, coastline, or tropical garden views. WiFi is free, flat-screen TVs offer DIRECTTV®, and guests can play music through iHome™ docks.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 surfing/boogie boarding and sailing.

The resort offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach resort also offers an outdoor pool, and a health club. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Catamaran Resort and Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 315 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 25,000 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Pool umbrellas 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Cable TV service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge each morning.

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

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.

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

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Kids Eat Free October Promotion
Book a stay in any room and rate category September 9 - October 31, 2015 for travel October 1 - October 31, 2015 and up to 2 kids eat free with paying adult (adult must order own breakfast).
Full details at check-in. Other restrictions may apply.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

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

No cribs (infant beds) available


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 19.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 24.00 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Kids Eat Free October Promotion

Book a stay in any room and rate category September 9 - October 31, 2015 for travel October 1 - October 31, 2015 and up to 2 kids eat free with paying adult (adult must order own breakfast).

Full details at check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

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