Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa Frequently Asked Questions

Find out answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Learn about check-in and check-out times, transportation options from the airport, pet friendly rooms, and more.
For additional questions, please reach out to the Catamaran team by calling (858) 488-1081.

A daily resort fee of $30 allows all guests to enjoy complimentary WiFi access in guestrooms and public areas, Bahia Belle bay cruises (depending on time of year), use of beach chairs and umbrellas on our Bay Beach, towels at the resort pool and whirlpool, fitness center, two in-room waters per day, USA Today newspaper each morning in the lobby, discounts for our award-winning Spa, plus daily happy hour specials at Moray’s and Oceana Coastal Kitchen, and complimentary local and domestic long-distance phone calls.

Normal check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and normal check-out is 12:00 noon. We are happy to store your bags at any time to facilitate checking in or out. To arrange other times, please contact our Front Desk at (858) 539-8620.

Early check-ins are based on availability on the day of arrival only. Late check-outs are based on availability on the day of departure only.

The Catamaran Resort Hotel does not offer shuttle service and recommends the following ground transportation services:

For rides to and from the airport or local attractions, we recommend Unique Transportation a VIP transportation servicing San Diego's finest resorts in airport, hotel and local car service.

There are also several taxi companies and ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft available

Yes, self-parking is $27.00 per day and valet parking is $35.00 per day.

As a courtesy, Oceana Coastal Kitchen offers dining guests 4 hours of complimentary valet parking or self-parking. Moray’s visitors can enjoy 2 hours of free self-parking (valet parking is available at an additional charge). All parking rates apply after complimentary times expire.

“Bay Front” rooms and suites are located only in the 500 and 600 buildings right alongside Mission Bay. These buildings are 2 stories tall and both floors are considered “Bay Front”.

“Bay View/Water View” rooms, suites, and studios are located in the Tower from the 5th to 14th floors. South-facing accommodations have views of Mission Bay and North-facing accommodations have views of the town of Pacific Beach and the coastline.

Rollaway beds and cribs can be requested at time of reservation, but cannot be guaranteed.

All studios and suites that have a kitchenette include a 4-burner stove with oven, microwave, toaster, refrigerator, sink area, cooking utensils, and place settings for a family of four (4).


High-speed Internet access is available in all guest rooms for our guests.

There are many fine boutiques, nightclubs and restaurants in close proximity to the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa. Many are within walking distance of the hotel while several major shopping and entertainment centers are within a short drive’s distance. For more information visit the neighborhood guide.

Pets are limited to one dog at 50 lb. or less, or two smaller dogs (combined weight of 75 lb. or less). To make sure we have a pet-friendly room reserved, please let us know at the time of booking, and there is a one-time nonrefundable cleaning fee of $75.

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