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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

AAA - 3 Diamond

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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, CAs 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 youre here for a romantic bayside getaway or rooting for the Padres at Petco Park having the comforts of home matters when youre on the road. And speaking of comfort, our pillow top mattresses and upgraded pillows guarantee you a good nights 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 youre 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.

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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 | 11:00:00


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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 4326 traveller reviews
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Great Location, Poorly maintained hotel especially for the price

14/10/2019 Murphy8487,

For the price of this hotel I would expect the rooms to be a lot nicer, the Bathtubs to not have multiple colors of filling where they obviously had to patch the tubs. It looks like they have recently... more


Beautiful location and great property.

11/10/2019 Joni B, Broomfield, Colorado

My family found the rooms to be clean and spacious, the staff efficient and friendly, and the location quite lovely, with views of the bay and Marina. Our room had a nice patio that opened onto a quie... more


birthday celebration

10/10/2019 Culture294451, Vancouver, Canada

nice and quiet and calm view of the marina from room. dinner was not so great. nice to do package to include discount for dinner, coupons for breakfast and a couple drinks upon arrival. parking was e... more


Shelter Island

10/10/2019 maxi162019, Ormond Beach, Florida

Nice location with water view all around. Plenty of free parking. Easy access to airport, central San Diego and main highways. The resort is located on a strip of island that was perfect for taking a ... more



09/10/2019 tablerockchalk, Tulsa, Oklahoma

My husband tells me I don't impress easily, and he's right. The Island Palms Hotel impressed me right away. The grounds are very tropical, well manicured and a lovely walkway runs next to the shorelin... more