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Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

AAA - 3 Diamond

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The Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel is a brand new hotel, with 149 rooms and 24 suites all nicely decorated and equipped with the latest technology that a savvy business - leisure traveler expects.

Our hotel is located off Interstate 5, just minutes away from San Diegos best attractions. Some of the attractions are Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diegos Padres Petco Park, Chargers Qualcomm Stadium, Balboa Park, beaches and much more.

The Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotels rooms are accessed through interior corridors, some rooms with private balcony. Our hotel has a restaurant and sports bar on site for guests to unwind. Some of the amenities the hotel has to offer include a meeting room that can accommodate up to 250 people, outdoor pool and spa, fitness center and guest laundry facility.

Free ample parking is available for hotel guests. Hotel shuttle service is available to and from the red trolley station for easy access to downtown San Diego and other local attractions. Enjoy your stay.

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800 Bay Marina Drive
National City
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 12:00:00


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800 Bay Marina Drive
National City
United States

What's nearby?


  • 1.50 mile(s) from San Diego

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Chula Vista

  • 8.00 mile(s) from La Jolla

  • 70.00 mile(s) from Irvine

  • 105 mile(s) from Los Angeles

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Knight and Carver, yacht and boat business

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Dixie Line, lumber

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Pasha Automotive Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mile of Cars, car dealership

  • 1.50 mile(s) from NASSCO, general dynamics, ship repair facility

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Naval Base San Diego, on 32nd Street

  • 4.00 mile(s) from North Island Naval Base

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Naval Amphibious Base

  • 1.00 mile(s) from L-3 Unidyne

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Raytheon

  • 3.00 mile(s) from BAE Systems San Diego

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Sempra Energy

  • 7 mile(s) from USD, University of San Diego

  • 7.5 mile(s) from California Western School of law

  • 12 mile(s) from SDSU, San Diego State University

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 777 traveller reviews
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Great atmosphere

17/02/2018 L1392SRsamuelp, Lancaster, California

I will say that it is what you would expect from a Best Western Hotel. Awesome front desk service, friendly staff, conveniently located near everything. I will highlight that there is room for improve... more


3 Night Stay

07/02/2018 Heidi-ready-2-travel, Crystal Lake, Illinois

We came to San Diego for a long weekend and spent 3 nights here. 1. Good location, close to SD and the airport.... Easy access to expressway. 2. Nice facilities.... Room comfortable and updated. W... more


WORST hotel experience in my life!

19/01/2018 Mrs_Clarke32, Port Wentworth, Georgia

I was booked at the Best Western for 5 nights during the Christmas holiday. The room was TERRIBLE. I arrived to the hotel early morning due to a previous trip suddenly ending and the staff was nice en... more

Owner Response
Jeff M, General Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Mrs_Clarke32, We are extremely sorry for the inconveniences you experienced during your recent stay with us. We take great pride in being one of the top hotels in the San Diego area, and we want to personally apologize that your recent stay did not reflect this. Had our hotel been informed of your dissatisfaction with your room during your stay, we would have been more than happy to provide you with a different quieter room. We appreciate your compliments in regards to our staff and the wonderful job they did checking you in early to your reservation. Please feel free to respond to the direct message we have sent you at your earliest convenience. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements and to ensure we offer a better experience for our guests in the future. Sincerely, Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

100% recommend!

19/01/2018 sam2theantha, Orange County, California

I am always hesitant booking a hotel because of negative comments, but there's always going to be one person that's not happy with something. This was such a good deal! Free parking, free wifi and f... more


Christmas in San DIego

13/01/2018 rickw5729, Cedar Park, Texas

We booked this room for a 3 day stay in San Diego to celebrate New Years 2018. The hotel is in National City right off of I-5 in National City. It is close to the Port, so the surroundings are not exa... more