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Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina! At the BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina, San Diegos premier waterfront Best Western, guests enjoy the best in service and quality while being just minutes from San Diegos most popular attractions. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marinas 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 TripAdvisors 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, youll find our San Diego hotel accommodations are uncommonly accommodating and unbelievably enticing. Location, location, location! Set along the shores of San Diegos 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 Diegos 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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2051 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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16:00:00 | 12:00:00
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2051 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego
United States

What's nearby?


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 3150 traveller reviews
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Very good hotel, if a touch uneven

27/09/2016 drbecca, Vancouver, BC

Stayed at the Island Palms in September 2016, and had a good time overall. The room was small, the door touched one of the beds upon opening, but with a great doorstep view of the marina. It was a tig... more


Not what I thought

26/09/2016 barry p, Essex, United Kingdom

Nice hotel lots of noise and guests that slame doors house keepers that want to clean your room at 8 30 in the morning the gate to the marina banging and crashing shower not very good hotel seems a bi... more


Great place to stay

26/09/2016 Dirk K,

Every time when we are in San Diego, we choose the Island Palms. Nice and clean rooms, friendly staff. The location is perfect, beautiful view over the Bay, quiet at night, nice restaurants close by,... more


No lift!

26/09/2016 Nursie11, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Stayed here for 2 nights. There was an offensive smell in lobby coming from pond like feature they have which smelt sewage like which made me anxious what room would be like at check in. Lady at check... more


Perfect location for the zoo and catching a flight.

25/09/2016 Janet S, Crowley Lake, California

This was a last minute decision to head to San Diego a day early. Glad we found this hotel. We loved walking along the bay and seeing the ships going out to sea. We've stayed on shelter island befor... more