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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

AAA - 3 Diamond

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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
Check-in & Check-out
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 4072 traveller reviews
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The San Diego Bay at your door.

21/10/2018 stlucysebrown,

Island Palms delivers a fantastic San Diego experience with its great location on Shelter Island and special charm. While you would never need to leave Shelter island with its beautiful views, waterf... more


Great stay

15/10/2018 Dominic P, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

A lot of fun, gulf is beautiful, can't wait to come back. great breakfast. Pool is heated. Amazing sunsets never gets old. Walking distance to everything you need . Friendly staff goes out of the... more


Beautiful location

14/10/2018 RandK1728, Bloomingdale, Illinois

We arrived early and they were nice enough to upgrade up to a large ground floor room (villa style?). Nicely equipped kitchen and the smaller pool area was very close. Well worth the extra cost for fu... more



14/10/2018 Odyssey494200,

Toni is excellent..she took care of everything when I called her..she id responsive to her guest and is right on time. Just a suggestion install lamps that has a USB charging station in the rooms. Oth... more


Wonderful Views

13/10/2018 Julie E, Hilliard, United States

We we in San Diego for a wedding and came here when we had a few extra days in the city. Wonderful place, it is quiet and if you have a room that faces the back you overlook a marina. I called to bo... more

Owner Response
Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina, responded to this review
Dear Julie, We're so glad you decided to extend your visit to San Diego after the wedding you attended and thank you for choosing our hotel as your home base! It's great to see you really enjoyed your room, our location and views, and also our Blue Wave Bar & Grill for breakfast. It sounds like you had a really wonderful time and we hope you'll come back for another great experience in the future! Thank you very much for being our guests. Best wishes, Spencer Priest Front Desk Supervisor (619) 222-0561