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Bahia Resort Hotel

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Bahia in Mission bay and it is a beautiful resort in a great location. The front desk staff member Jacob B. From Tucson, AZ on his name tag was awesome. He was beyond friendly and upgraded me to a beautiful bay front room. Very friendly and great personality

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i was here on a conference for the imata international marine mamal trainer organisation the staff was so frendly and helpfull will defintely return back to this hotell mary jo she was amazing and very helpfulll

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Thank Umut1988
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bahia hotel is the perfect blend of beach front casual with the Mediterranean romantic touch. The prices are pretty good for what it is. I enjoyed the upgraded rooms with attention to every detail of the smallest things. The staff was friendly and attentive. The cabanas are comfortable with amazing views. The bed was the most comfy I've slept in... More 

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Thank Melody B
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful hotel in a lovely location. Rooms were very spacious and clean. Staff was super nice. We had to wait for our room so they upgraded us to a suite with a view! Free parking and internet a big plus! Highly recommend this resort!!!

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Thank Anna R
Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Anna. Our prime location right on Mission Bay makes the Bahia perfect for any number of popular San Diego activities including water and land sports like sailing, surfing, waterskiing, biking, skating, and so much more. With San Diego’s year-round perfect weather, you have the option of dining al fresco on our spacious heated patio... More 

El Cajon, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room was so spacious . Staff friendly and accommodating . Wonderful memories here at Bahia Rseort. Parking convenient . Clean. Location great . Close to may food areas . Amazing Bayview . Thank you so much ❤️❤️❤️

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Mimi. At The Bahia Resort, we strive for excellent customer service, and we are glad to hear your expectations have been met. Our prime location right on Mission Bay makes the Bahia perfect for any number of popular San Diego activities including water and land sports like sailing, surfing, waterskiing, biking, skating, and so... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Bahia 6 times now and love it. We have stayed in the Deluxe Bayfront Suites (our favorite) and in the Marina View Rooms, also very nice! The staff is amazing and the property is very pretty. We fish in the bay and ALWAYS catch tons of Spotted Bay Bass. We walk to the ocean, a... More 

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Amy W, Guest Relations Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a rating, Tim. We're thrilled you've stayed with us 6 times now and keep coming back year after year. Thank you for your compliments regarding our rooms and excellent location right next to Pacific Beach. We love that you find our resort family friendly and enjoy the surrounding area so much. Thank... More 

American Fork, Utah
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The employees are busy bees working hard with smiles. One lady told me that she has worked here for 33 years. That almost says everything. The property is a little older, however sometimes older is better. The location is ideal. I would stay here again.

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Korinne. At The Bahia Resort, we strive for excellent customer service, and we are glad to hear your expectations have been met. In 2003, the Bahia Resort Hotel celebrated its golden anniversary and remains a local institution and icon of San Diego hotels to this day. Our prime location on Mission Bay affords great... More 

Newtown, Connecticut
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked this resort off the internet after looking at reviews. We were truly surprised at how nice the gardens/landscaping was upon arrival and the special greeting by Twila at the front desk. Our room was spacious and nicely appointed and had a nice view of the waterway. What I was most impressed by was the friendliness and willingness of the... More 

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. Twila exemplifies the excellent customer service we strive for here at The Bahia Resort. We thank you for taking the time to recognize her hard work and her dedication to creating memories for our guests. We are glad to hear that our staff’s level of customer service has met your expectations. Our rescue harbor... More 

McKinney, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we booked our trip with Megan I felt her attention to our family needs and requests was spectacular in her attention to the details! Well our actual stay more than lived up to Megan's promises beginning with MaryJo's greeting at the front desk and her special hello every time we walked through the lobby when she was... More 

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. Megan, Mary Jo, Jean, Crystal, and Maria are all a part of our excellent, collective team here at The Bahia Resort Hotel. All of our employees go above and beyond to make sure your stay with us, is one to remember. We truly appreciate you taking your time to recognize these individuals’ dedication to... More 

Peoria, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

your going to think I work for the hotel but I don't, this hotel continues to remain a great place to go with a family, your wife, girlfriend or partner. the staff was great, there never seems to be a line at the front desk because the front desk staff gets you in or out quickly. it rained one of... More 

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Timothy T, Front Office Manager at Bahia Resort Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review! The Café Bahia offers a great Breakfast Buffet with many options including, fruit, eggs, crispy bacon, and warm pastries and muffins. We are also happy to offer our guests many different water sports activity rentals including stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, and sailing. We have offered direct access to Mission Bay, and easy access to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Cafe Bahia
Cafe Bahia
Cuisines: American
Tangier Bar
Tangier Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bahia Resort Hotel is a welcoming waterfront property located on a 14-acre picturesque peninsula in San Diego’s scenic Mission Bay. Featuring spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and lush tropical gardens as well as friendly service and comfortable accommodations, Bahia Resort Hotel is the ideal destination for an authentic Southern California beach getaway. Impressive accommodations are key at the Bahia; guests may choose between our deluxe studios and suites, each with its own balcony or patio and a full range of amenities. Further room options include kitchenettes, direct access to the beach and views of the sparkling bay and our expansive tropical gardens. At Bahia Resort Hotel we ensure you receive all the comforts and amenities needed to enjoy your vacation. Staying at the Bahia grants guests easy access to an array of dining options, including our signature restaurant Cafe Bahia, which offer international cuisine served amid this indoor-outdoor tropical paradise. At our Moroccan-inspired Tangier Lounge, guests enjoy crafty drinks alongside a crackling fireplace and live piano bar. Beyond the Bahia, seemingly countless options offering an array of culinary experiences are just minutes away. For those seeking to spend their vacation on the water, Bahia Resort Hotel boasts an assortment of options. Headlining these choices is the Bahia Belle, an 1860s-era sternwheeler that tours guests around the bay nightly. Step back in time and enjoy a colorful sunset and views of the bay’s playful seals from the top deck, then prepare to kick up your heels as the vessel becomes a vibrant nightlife destination with live entertainment and a full-service bar. Additional nearby water activities include sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing and more though nobody will blame you for simply relaxing on our soft sand beaches or at our sparkling pool. Back on land, the Bahia boasts a fitness center, kids’ arcade, tennis courts and bicycle and Segway rentals. Within walking distance guests can also explore Belmont Park, an oceanfront amusement park featuring the Great Dipper, a wooden roller coaster and designated historic landmark built in 1925. Take in the picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean during a leisurely stroll on the boardwalk, go rock climbing, or play miniature golf in this popular beachfront locale. Traveling further afield is a breeze, as the Bahia’s location is ideal for those seeking to experience San Diego’s major attractions. The Bahia Resort Hotel is located directly across from SeaWorld and is within 10 miles from the world famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Downtown’s Gaslamp District and the San Diego International Airport. The Bahia Resort Hotel is owned and operated by Evans Hotels, a San Diego-based hospitality group that also includes the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa and The Lodge at Torrey Pines. The Bahia is a reflection of all that “America’s Finest City” has to offer ‒ from year-round perfect weather and soft sandy beaches to dazzling Pacific Ocean sunsets ‒ and we look forward to helping you create your picture perfect Southern California getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bahia Resort Hotel

Address: 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €103 - €319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bahia Resort Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 320
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Also Known As:
Bahia Hotel San Diego
Bahia Resort San Diego
Hotel Style:
#7 Green Hotel in San Diego
#8 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#49 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#71 Business Hotel in San Diego
#80 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“the rooms are super”
 of 5 bubbles Umut1988, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sea World close,Beach front views with gourmet dining and comfy beds. Great for peaceful walks along the water or fun water activities.”
 of 5 bubbles melodyb916, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bayview was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles mimibingmay, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe Bay Front suites are on the ground level. You have your own patio, lawn and beach,”
 of 5 bubbles 736TimB, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“if you get a bayside suite get the upper floor for the best view”
 of 5 bubbles rl832, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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