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Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

A birthday celebration with Christine and Mark at Oceana at the Catamaran Resort and Spa, Mission Beach, CA with very special new friends Adry and Luis. They made our meal and atmosphere outstanding. We you visit here, please look them up.

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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MarkT5764, Front Office Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at Oceana Coastal Kitchen here at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. We are so glad you allowed us to partake in your special birthday celebration! We hope you enjoyed a fantastic meal, amazing service, and the beautiful Mission Bay view during your time with us. Please join us again soon!

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Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

A big shout out to Haley at the front desk, she was extremely helpful and made us feel at home. Also want to give a shout out to Steve at the bar, he was very personable and did a great job putting up with us South Dakotan's. Thanks for everything, we will be thinking of you when we are back in our -10 weather!
The Johnson's

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
Thank Michelle J
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MarkT5764, Front Office Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for staying at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Nothing makes us happier than to know that our staff made our guests feel right at home during their time with us, and we know Haley and Steve will appreciate your recognition of their exceptional service. We hope you have another chance to escape the freezing weather and soak in the San Diego sun with us again!

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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Catamarans is an amazing resort inside and out. The staff are extremely friendly. Adry at Oceana was a pure delite, she made my dining experience comfortable and complete. I highly recommend this resort to anyone looking for professional staff, gorgeous views, and a friendly clean community.

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
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MarkT5764, Front Office Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at Oceana Coastal Kitchen here at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. It is the perfect dining spot for every meal, pairing delicious coastal cuisine with the amazing Mission Bay as your backdrop. We are glad to hear that Adry made your experience even better, and we hope to welcome you back again soon!

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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Booked a long weekend trip to San Diego (1st timer here) through Allegiant. What a great location - right on the water (not the ocean but a lagoon / bay area). We arrived early and were able to check-in early and not only that but we were upgraded to a king suite overlooking the water. Haley was awesome checking us in and was very helpful with our questions (1st timers to the city) and always greeted us with a smile.
As we walked to our room we were very impressed with the grounds - there were macaws and parrots and ponds with koy fish and many types of duck (the Mandarin is especially beautiful) and the flowers and plants make it seem like you're in a park. The rooms are clean and spacious (but not a new or recently updated hotel) and very quiet. Our view was amazing!
Rooms come with everything you need - fridge, coffee maker, iron board, safe, 2 TV's, hair dryer, sitting area, private balcony with seats. The 1st floor of the building seemed to be occupied by families that made use of the grassy area and the nice beach just steps away.
The pool and hot tub area is clean and large enough for lots of people - you could fit at least 20 people in the hot tub and pool is large too. In this area is an arcade with video games etc.
There is also a parkade and surface parking too - not sure if it free or if there is a cost.
Overall this is a fantastic hotel located essentially across the street from Pacific Beach and only about 20-25 minute by taxi / Uber from the San Diego airport.
I highly recommend this hotel and would return. The staff is very friendly with 5 stars to Haley!

Room tip: The rooms with 500's are facing the lagoon/bay and offer great views.
Date of stay: January 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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MarkT5764, Front Office Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. We are delighted to hear you received such exceptional service from Haley, and that she was able to enhance your stay with an upgraded room and overall positive beginning to your first trip to San Diego! Our resort creates the perfect tropical experience with beautiful gardens, koi ponds, and convenient access to both Mission Bay and Mission Beach. While there are plenty of fantastic local restaurants and attractions, the resort has all of the amenities you will need from on-site dining, full service spa, fitness center, and pool area with a heated pool and jacuzzi. We hope you found everything you were looking for in a San Diego hotel destination, and that you have the opportunity to experience San Diego with us again in the future!

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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Let me just start off by saying I’ve done hours and hours of research on resorts and I’ve been around the mission beach/bay area a lot of times but this trip topped them all! The valet workers were super kind and helped us with all of our luggage when we got in giving the resort a great start. Then front desk ladies were so kind especially to me and my fiancè! Kimberly went above and beyond to tell us where we should go and visit because it was my fiancé’s 21st birthday surprise trip so Kimberly helped a TON with everything! Then they upgraded us for free to an AMAZING view of the ocean and as if all of that wasn’t enough Destiny and Anna sent up some amazing homemade chips with pico and Coronas that night with a homemade birthday card! Then on the day of my fiancé’s birthday she was feeling a little sick so we came back into the resort to find a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries from Kimberly, Haley, Destiny, Liz, Anna, and Laurel. They really went above and beyond over and over to make me and my fiancé’s trip one of a kind. So thank you to everyone who worked at the catamaran resort and made this trip so special but those front desk girls absolutely killed it! We can’t thank those girls enough for making us feel so welcomed! Also the hot tub, pool, arcade, views, exotic animals, and the amazing oceana coastal restaurant are all one of a kind as well!

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank Davemeyer4
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MarkT5764, Front Office Manager at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. It brings us great joy knowing that your stay at our resort has been the best you've had in the Mission Bay area! We take great pride in our staff for providing consistently excellent service to all of our guests, so it warms out heart knowing the front desk team made such an incredible effort to make you both feel welcome and celebrate the happy occasion! We cannot thank you enough to choosing to stay with us and for recognizing our staff for their hard work, and we hope to welcome you back again in the future!

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