Built on a peninsula, this luxury resort hotel is surrounded by the beautiful waters of Mission Bay, San Diego. Landscaped with exotic tropical gardens, the setting of this resort is breathtaking. With over 50 years of superb customer service, Bahia Resort Hotel has pleasure and corporate guests returning time and again. Located in a southern California destination hot spot, the establishment promises are an abundance of nearby activities and events in which you can partake.

The San Diego International Airport is just minutes away from the Bahia Resort. A variety of rental car agencies are available at the airport. Directions are trouble-free; just follow I-5 to I-8. Also available is the Super Shuttle. Roundtrip rates start at $24.

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1.Rooms and Suites at Bahia Resort Hotel

Rooms and Suites at Bahia Resort Hotel
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There are six different suite options from which to choose: marina, bay front, deluxe bay front, bay view, deluxe bay view, and garden. Each suite has a separate living room that is beautifully appointed with a sofa bed and a dinette set. Adding to the charm and functionality of the suites are furnished patios or balconies giving fabulous outdoor living space with spectacular views. The suites are ideal for family vacations, girlfriend getaways, or business trips of any kind. Offering a full complement of amenities and services, these suites are inviting and comfortable.

Marina suite offers 607 square feet of space with a queen bedroom. Configured similar to a one bedroom apartment, this suite offers both privacy and flexibility. Furnished with a full-sized sofa bed and two comfy chairs, the living room has all the comforts of home. A large flat screen television and a desk area complete the living room. This unit has a nice sized kitchen with a stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. The kitchen also has a breakfast bar with two stools. The bathroom has a double vanity and full-sized tub/shower combination. Exciting views of the marina allow you to watch the comings and goings of the marina clientele.

Bay Front

As the name implies, this 450 square footsuite overlooks Mission Bay. This suite features a king bed in a separate bedroom. The living room is furnished with a full size sofa bed. A wet bar with mini refrigerator, microwave,and coffee maker complete the living area. The bathroom has a single vanity with a full-sized tub/shower combination. The large balcony or patio, furnished with two lounge chairs, is perfect for sunning and enjoying the fabulous view.

Deluxe Bay Front

Similar to the Bay Front suite, the deluxe version overlooks Mission Bay and has 577 square feet of living space. This unit has a full kitchen with a stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. A breakfast bar is in place for your convenience. The large living room is appointed with a full-sized sofa bed, an oversized chair, and a breakfast table. This unit also has a large flat screen television. Perfect for a small family, this option will be your home away from home, and the great views of Mission Bay will leave lasting memories.

Bay View

Larger yet is the Bay View with 664 square feet of living space. With two queen beds and a full-sized sofa bed, this unit can accommodate six people. Perfect for your family vacation or a girlfriend getaway, this unit offers flexibility and functionality. The kitchen includes a stove/oven, mini refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. The bathroom has dual vanities and a full-sized tub/shower combination. The patio is furnished with two lounge chairs, a small table and patio chair. The stunning bay view invites you to step out and enjoy all the area has to offer.

Deluxe Bay View

This unit is 551 square feet with one king bedroom. Perfect for a couple wanting a little more space or for a small family, this unit has everything you could want in a vacation resort. Equipped with a kitchen, breakfast bar and dining area, this unit offers meal and snack time flexibility. The large living space is furnished with a full-sized sofa bed and overstuffed chair. Spectacular views of Mission Bay add to the personality of this unit.

The Garden Suite is the largest suite on the property with 695 square feet. Configured with two double beds in a separate bedroom and a full-sized sofa bed, this unit is perfect for family fun. This unit has a wet bar with a mini refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. This unit also boasts fantastic garden views.

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2.Guest Rooms

Guest Rooms  

Bay View rooms feature either one king bed or two queen beds. With 318 square feet of living space plus the patio, this room is rather comfortable for a romantic getaway. This unit has a mini refrigerator, coffee maker, and breakfast table.

The Bay Front rooms offer one king bed or two fullbeds. Outfitted with a mini refrigerator and coffee maker, this room provides the essentials. The 288 square feet room has eye-catching views of Mission Bay.

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The Garden View rooms offer a flexible configuration - either one king bed, two queen beds, or two double beds. Perfect for a couple or two friends, this room has 318 square feet of space. The room is equipped with a mini refrigerator, coffee maker, and breakfast table, and the patio comes furnished with two lounge chairs. The bathroom has a separate vanity. Surrounded by exotic gardens, this room is perfect for a quiet getaway.

The 340 square feet Courtside Garden room is laid out with two double beds. Appointed with a mini refrigerator and coffee maker, this room provides the basic necessities. Located adjacent to the beautiful gardens, this unit is ideal for a couple or friends.

The Bay View or Garden View Studio unit has 460 square feet and can be configured with one king bed or two double beds. There is also a full-sized sofa bed. A corner kitchen with stove/oven, full refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and breakfast bar make it easy to prepare light meals and snacks. The patio is equipped with one lounge chair, one patio chair, and a small table. Views of Mission Bay or the exotic gardens complement this unit.

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On-site is the Bahia Cafe, offering Mediterranean-style cuisine. The eclectic menu will delight any palate; with traditional and signature dishes featuring fresh seafood, this cafe has something for everyone. Indoor and outdoor dining is available.

The Tangier Bar is another dining venue. Aside from the full-service bar, this location serves up a variety of appetizers, shared plates, burgers, salads, and more. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., this bar hosts happy hour from 3 pm. to 6 p.m. Enjoy spending time with your family and friends outside on the gorgeous patio or indoors in a Mediterranean themed venue.

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The Bahia has sixteen separate meeting venues on the property. With indoor or outdoor options, the Bahia can coordinate just the kind of event you are hoping for. Whether your event is for business or pleasure, the Bahia staff can pull together just the right components.

The Mission Bay Ballroom can accommodate up to 1200 people, or it can be divided to provide five individual meeting spaces. The fantastic open-air, bay side patios are perfect for any social event or smaller business meeting. A number of meeting packages are available, including everything you could need for a meeting: audio-visual equipment, catering, meeting space, guest rooms, and more.

The Bahia Belle Sternwheeler is a popular venue. Able to accommodate up to 450 people, this fantastic boat will make for a memorable event. Able to handle corporate events, various social gatherings, and weddings, the ship offers full-service banquet facilities.

Fantastic wedding venues are also offered at the Bahia, and on staff wedding planners can assist you in planning your perfect event. For full descriptions of the venues, catering, and other options, see the Bahia wedding website here.

The professional catering staff stands ready to assist with menu selection. Offering traditional and signature dishes in an artful display, the staff and chefs hope to provide the menu options you desire.

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5.Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

San Diego and the surrounding area are packed with plenty of activities. Whether amusement parks, concerts, art galleries, museums, wineries, sporting events, recreation, water sports, and beach events, the list is almost endless. Some of the regional big names that you won't want to miss include the world renowned San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland, and the USS Midway Museum, just to name a few. Combination passes are available.

The Bahia Resort Hotel is perfectly situated on Mission Bay just minutes from the Pacific Ocean. Offering a wide range of accommodations, this resort has much to offer. The surrounding region is ripe with opportunities to enjoy nature and urban settings, land and sea venues, amusement and culture, flora and fauna, and so much more. Make your choice today to discover what Southern California has to offer.

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998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109, Phone: 858-488-0551

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