Welcome to the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina!
At the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, San Diego's premier waterfront Best Western, guests enjoy the best in service and quality while being just minutes from San Diego's most popular attractions.
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The Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina's waterfront location is ideal for romantic getaways or for travelers who simply want to be close to all that San Diego has to offer. At the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, our central location and host of on-site amenities gets your vacation started on the right note. Consistently rated in TripAdvisor®'s top 25 hotels, the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina features spectacular views of San Diego Bay, the downtown skyline and our own private mega yacht marina. Relax at one of two bayside pools and spas, enjoy a game of tennis or take a leisurely stroll along San Diego Bay and enjoy the peaceful oasis that is Shelter Island.
The Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is one of the most unique waterfront hotels in San Diego. This Shelter Island hotel not only offers amazing views, but it also is comprised of three unique sections giving visitors a choice of experiences sure to be a perfect fit. Whether you travel frequently on business or enjoy a leisurely getaway every now and again, you'll find our San Diego hotel accommodations are uncommonly accommodating and unbelievably enticing.
Location, location, location! Set along the shores of San Diego's Big Bay, the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina lies just 2.5 miles from the San Diego International Airport, seven miles from the San Diego Convention Center and minutes from San Diego's most famous attractions like Sea World®, The San Diego Zoo® and Gaslamp Quarter.
Whether traveling on business or pleasure, The Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is the perfect choice for your San Diego stay!
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No pets allowed
“A really nice place to stay”
Port Douglas, Australia on 13-Dec-17
This was our first visit to San Diego. The Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel is truly a lovely place to stay. Front desk efficient and helpful. We stayed in a suite. Included a well equipped...
“Island Palms Hotel and Marina, Shelter Island San Diego CA.”
Lancaster, United States on 10-Dec-17
My wife and I have been staying at the Island Palms since discovering it in 2006. We stay here about 10 to 15 nights per year. If you want to stay at pretentious hotel with a pompous staff who think...
Beautiful guestrooms provide panoramic views of the bay and marina
Rooms with two beds
Knock lights available
Rooms with two beds do not accommodate rollaway beds
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Kitchenettes: available some suites
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Lowered vanity areas
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Pots/pans/dishes full suites only
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
The Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina offers beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with a wide array of amenities to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable.
Marina View Rooms
Bay Side Rooms
Standard, Non-View Rooms
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 7
Grand View Suites offer spectacular marina views, private patio and ground floor location.
Marina View Suites offer spectacular marina views, private balcony and second floor location.
Harbor View Suites offer beautiful views of San Diego Harbor, private balcony and second floor location.
Take your vacation to the next level in one of our beautiful and spacious suites. All suites are 600 square feet and offer the following amenities:
Emergency alerting lighting
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor