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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, San Diego

Bayfront hotel with 2 outdoor pools, near Shelter Island

  • Free WiFi
From
$250 CAD

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2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, 92106, CA, United States of America
8.8.Fabulous.
  • We liked the location. We stayed downtown the first days then switched here to be near…

    Mar. 4, 2020

  • Excellent locale .friendly staff beautiful surrondings

    Feb. 25, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to We Care Clean (Best Western) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Safe
Walkable
Quiet
Easy parking
Convenient
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 227 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Marina
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant
  • 2 outdoor pools and 2 spa tubs

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

What’s around

  • In Point Loma
  • Shelter Island - 1 min walk
  • San Diego Bay - 1 min walk
  • NTC Promenade - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Point Loma Nazarene University - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Sunset Cliffs Natural Park - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km

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Guests
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator
  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Kitchen, Marina View (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator, Marina View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Marina View (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Accessible, Kitchen (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub
  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Living Room;with Sofabed)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Living Room;with Sofabed)
  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Patio, Marina View (Living Room;with Sofabed)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Patio, Marina View (Living Room;with Sofabed)
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator, Marina View
  • Standard Studio, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, View
  • Standard Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Accessible, Bathtub (with Sofabed)
  • Standard Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave
  • Standard Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Location

2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, 92106, CA, United States of America
  • In Point Loma
  • Shelter Island - 1 min walk
  • San Diego Bay - 1 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Point Loma
  • Shelter Island - 1 min walk
  • San Diego Bay - 1 min walk
  • NTC Promenade - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Point Loma Nazarene University - 2.6 mi / 4.2 km
  • Sunset Cliffs Natural Park - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Mission Bay - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Old Town San Diego State Park - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Harbor Island - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Port of San Diego - 5.1 mi / 8.2 km

Getting around

  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 11 min drive
  • General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 49 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 23 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 35 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 40 min drive
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 14 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 17 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 20 min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 227 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (USD 18 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Marina on site
  • Tennis on site

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6500
  • Conference space size (meters) - 604
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 12
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available

Things to enjoy

  • In-room massage available

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Blue Wave Bar & Grill - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Marina on site
  • Outdoor tennis courts -
  • Tennis on site

Nearby

  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel San Diego
  • Island Palms Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
  • Best Western San Diego
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms San Diego
  • San Diego Best Western
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel Marina
  • Best Plus Palms & Marina Diego
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina San Diego
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina Hotel San Diego
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms San Diego
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel Marina
  • Best Western Island Palms
  • Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel San Diego
  • Best Western Plus Palms
  • Island Palms

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 15 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 15 for children (approximately)

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs USD 18 per night.
  • Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 4 PM - 11:30 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out is available.
  • Yes, Blue Wave Bar & Grill offers alfresco dining, Californian cuisine, and pool views. The dining venue will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Humphreys Concerts By the Bay (5-min walk), Vessel Restaurant (8-min walk), and Bali Hai (11-min walk).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes segway rentals. Enjoy a relaxing soak in one of the 2 spa tubs and an invigorating swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina also has a fitness center and a picnic area.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Relaxing Stay

    We enjoyed our time there, hotel was clean and well maintained. Service at front desk and in the restaurant/bar area was consistently very good. Recommended!

    Donald, 3 night trip, Feb. 17, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Loved this hotel. Right across from a little beach, great views of the bay or marina depending on the room location. Great little pool and hot tub to use and the restaurant had great food. Would go again next time in SD

    1 night family trip, Feb. 13, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent location

    We booked this hotel for a week stay with friends and we all agree this is the best place to stay in San Diego. We love the close proximity to the water.

    Brian, 8 night trip, Feb. 9, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    My wife and I love this hotel. Location is great. 15 to 20 min ride to so many of the cities attractions. Easy uber. Quiet except for occasional helicopter from the base. Staff extremely helpful.

    Clwyde, 4 night romance trip, Feb. 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Nice rooms,big bathroom,great pool and hot tub area..Restaurant was nice and good food ..overall location was good..

    Ken, 3 night trip with friends, Jan. 25, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very polite staff. Nice clean pools. Excellent views. Beds were actually comfortable. Got to see a lot of navy action with the ships moving back and forth in the bay. Super fool. No complaints about this hotel at all

    Nolan, 7 night romance trip, Jan. 24, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Hotel is in a quiet area that is nice for walking and relaxing.

    Ludwig, 1 night romance trip, Jan. 7, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great location. Beautifully situated in the marina. Lovely spot.

    Jackie, 3 night romance trip, Jan. 1, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    The friendliness of the staff is a real asset. They are always eager to please and very prompt.

    Tim, 3 night business trip, Dec. 9, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Property was in a great location for walking and views of the water ways

    1 night trip, Nov. 16, 2019

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