Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

San Diego, California

A Beachfront San Diego Hotel Unlike any Other

The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa offers casual elegance in a tropical paradise with 8.5 acres of lush foliage and sun-drenched beaches.  Recognized as a landmark in San Diego, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa has been welcoming guests from around the world since 1958. The Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is known for its lush, tropical environment along with exceptional service.

The perfect escape, all 310 guestrooms and suites at the Catamaran are spacious and tastefully appointed with their own private balcony or patio.  Each has a king or two double beds and all the amenities you would expect at a world-class resort.  Complimentary wireless Internet access in all guest rooms, coffee makers, and new pillow top mattresses and duvet covers.  In addition, there are iHome docking stations for iPods in all guestrooms, new flat screen televisions as well as private safes for lap top storage.

With fresh ocean breezes and exotic ambience, the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is an invigorating and creative setting for any group. All fourteen function rooms are complemented by scenic views, balconies, patios and most of all – our unforgettable bay front. With more than 20,000 square feet of versatile function space the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa can accommodate groups from 10 to 450. Additionally, the Resort maintains a complete state-of-the-art audio-visual department equipped to meet our guests’ needs.  The Catamaran Resort hotel and Spa is unsurpassed for functionality, style, flexibility and working comfort.

The Sternwheelers provide a unique San Diego experience to complement a truly memorable event. The Bahia Belle and her sister ship the William D. Evans are replicas of nineteenth century Mississippi riverboats. Each ship is magnificently adorned with rich woods, etched glass and polished brass fixtures bringing back an era of fine service and elegance.  The William D. Evans is equipped to handle up to 450 guests and the Bahia Belle can accommodate up to 200. The William D. Evans and Bahia Belle provide all modern amenities while still maintaining nineteenth century grace and charm.

Oceana Coastal Kitchen and Moray’s serves California Coastal Cuisine with exceptional service amidst the tranquil vista and the tropical breezes. A perfect place to gather after a day of meetings; enjoy nightly Happy Hour at Moray’s on the beaches of Mission Bay.

The 9,300 square foot Catamaran Spa, offers ten individual treatment rooms, a Ritual room, a Vichy shower room, a couple’s room, and a full service salon. Both the men’s and women’s locker rooms include steam and sauna rooms as well as a co-ed Whirlpool overlooking Mission Bay.

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

2024 Need Dates:

April 21-25
May 19-23
Sept 22-26
Oct 6-10
Nov 17-21

Accommodations + Meetings

With fresh ocean breezes and exotic ambiance, the Catamaran Resort is an invigorating and creative setting for any group. All 14 of our function rooms are complemented by scenic views, balconies, patios and, most of all, our unforgettable bayfront location. Fresh culinary style and stunning presentations await you as our function rooms serve as both meeting rooms and banquet halls depending on your needs.

Meeting Specs

  • Meeting Room Space
    20,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Number of Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Meeting Room
    4,876 Sq. Ft.
  • Second Largest Meeting Room
    4,368 Sq. Ft.
  • Outdoor Meeting Space
    15,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Full Capacity Chart & Floor Plans

Lodging Options

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  • Number of Single Rooms
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Year Property Built


Year of Last Renovation


Nearest Major Airport:   San Diego International Airport (SAN)

Distance from Airport:   8 miles / 18 minutes

Area Member DMC: Terramar Southern California – DMC Network


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