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San Diego, California, United States
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Guest Room Sitting Area
Full banquet and catering services are available on-site.
Casa Marina Building
This traditional, 300 square foot guest room has two queen beds and the bathroom features a granite vanity and granite glass-enclosed shower.
Located in the Casa Del Mar Building, these newly renovated guest rooms feature spectacular views of our private marina or San Diego Bay.
Suites feature separate living rooms with a queen sofa sleeper, full kitchen and private patio or balcony with a water view.
Casa Del Mar King Junior Suite Living Area
Villa Master Bedroom
Villa Living Room and Dining Area
Villa Master Bath Vanity
Island Palms Board Room - 11 feet x 17 feet
Exercise outdoors with our two tennis courts with complimentary racket and ball rental.
"Timeless Wave", public art at the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina on Shelter Island, San Diego.
Marina View, 1 King Bed
Marina View, 2 Queen Beds
Step out on your private patio or balcony, breathe in the sea air, and soak up views of the San Diego Bay.
For the safety and welfare of our guests, the hotel will be closed Mar 27 - May 31, 2020.
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With a waterfront location close to Ocean Beach, SeaWorld®, and the San Diego Zoo®, the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is a hotel in San Diego, CA’s idyllic Shelter Island neighborhood, earning TripAdvisor® Top 25 accolades thanks in part to our incredible views and resort amenities.
Our rooms overlook our private marina, San Diego Bay, or the downtown skyline, and each comes with free high-speed Internet, refrigerator, and microwave, because whether you’re here for a romantic bayside getaway or rooting for the Padres at Petco Park having the comforts of home matters when you’re on the road. And speaking of comfort, our pillow top mattresses and upgraded pillows guarantee you a good night’s sleep.
We take full advantage of our waterfront location, and so can you. Host an event for up to 200 in our unique waterfront meeting venue, overlooking Point Loma and our private yacht marina. Enjoy fresh seafood in a casual environment at the Blue Wave Bar & Grill. You can even dine alongside one of two swimming pools. While you’re here, enjoy a friendly match of tennis, take a walk on the trails along the water, and work up a sweat in a fully loaded fitness center with universal machines, elliptical, and stair climber.
The most unique amenity at the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is the marina itself, which welcomes sailboats, super yachts, and cruisers as the closest yacht basin to the open ocean. The boat slips range from 20 to 200 feet and boast full hookups for water, electric, phone and cable. You can even order room service straight to the dock!
Reserve your room at this unique waterfront San Diego/Shelter Island hotel today.
News from the Front Desk
No pets allowed
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Excellent location for visiting San Diego. View of water and Marina. Good parking, and a quite location. Easy to get around to all the things you want to visit.
The front desk people are very...
Edmond, Oklahoma on 22-Mar-2020
We stayed for 3 nights at this hotel, just as San Diego was starting to shut down because of covid19. The place was therefore pretty quiet, but we really enjoyed our stay. We had to change our...
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 19-Mar-2020
A great location for watching military aviation, naval vessels and yachts.
This hotel has had some updating, but is showing its age. Conversations can be heard from the contiguous rooms, do it’s...
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Saint Paul, Minnesota on 16-Mar-2020
On Shelter Island a nice location, more built up than I expected and not a quiet location. It is near Naval base and helicopters buzzing around from early till late. Stayed four nights so that was a...
Isle of Wight, UK on 16-Mar-2020
We had a long layover, and decided to book this hotel using points with American Express. The airline took our 10 hour layover and turned it into 5 at the last minute which wouldn't have been such a...
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
Accessible table in eating area
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual fire alarms
Visual smoke alarms
2.50 mile(s) from Mitre Corporation
2.50 mile(s) from US Navy Submarine Base, Point Loma
4.00 mile(s) from Spaware, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
6.00 mile(s) from San Diego Convention Center
7.00 mile(s) from Marine Corps Recruit Depot
8.00 mile(s) from NASSCO
8.00 mile(s) from General Dynamics
12.00 mile(s) from NAS North Island, Naval Air Station Coronado
12.00 mile(s) from 32nd Street Naval Base
5.00 mile(s) from Ocean Beach, minutes to the most beautiful beaches in San Diego.
5.00 mile(s) from SeaWorld®
7.00 mile(s) from Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres
8.00 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
10.00 mile(s) from Qualcomm Stadium, home of the San Diego Chargers
20.00 mile(s) from Stephen Birch Aquarium
20.00 mile(s) from Air Affair Balloon Excursions
35.00 mile(s) from Wild Animal Park
45.00 mile(s) from Legoland®
90.00 mile(s) from Disneyland® Park
Blue Wave Bar and Grill, on premises, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, step into the Blue Wave Bar & Grill for great waterfront dining with spectacular views of the bay and our private marina. Experience the tropical feel of our bayside restaurant or enjoy the gentle ocean breezes while dining outdoors on the patio.
Menu items include fresh seafood, tender steaks, innovative daily specials and much more.
.25 mile(s) from Humphrey's by the Bay, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
1 mile(s) from The Brigantine Seafood Restaurant, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1 mile(s) from Miguel's Mexican Cocina, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, seafood creations
.50 mile(s) from Bali Hai, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1.25 mile(s) from Old Venice, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1.50 mile(s) from Pizza Nova, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1.25 mile(s) from Point Loma Seafood, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
4.00 mile(s) from Point Loma Nazarene University
7.00 mile(s) from University of San Diego
10.00 mile(s) from San Diego State University
12.00 mile(s) from University of California, San Diego
10.00 mile(s) from La Jolla
10.00 mile(s) from El Cajon
15.00 mile(s) from Chula Vista
30.00 mile(s) from Carlsbad
80.00 mile(s) from Anaheim
120 mile(s) from Los Angeles
5.00 mile(s) from Horton Plaza
5.00 mile(s) from Seaport Village
7.00 mile(s) from Fashion Valley
7.00 mile(s) from Mission Valley
3.00 mile(s) from San Diego International Airport
100 mile(s) from John Wayne Airport
1.00 mile(s) from MTS Bus service
4.50 mile(s) from Santa Fe Depot
7.00 mile(s) from San Diego Bus stop 1.00 mile from property