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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


Location and Attractions

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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 714 traveller reviews
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Good Hotel in a poor location

21/09/2017 Phil M, Palm Springs, California

Good for stopover from adjacent Freeway. Only redeeming feature of part industrial surrounds being proximity of Fast Food outlets. Too far away from all the glorious attractions that bring tourists to... more


Nice staff, clean hotel...isolated though

20/09/2017 T4087MTscottk, Coeur d Alene, United States

Very nice staff, very clean hotel but we didn't realize that they didn't have breakfast like every other BW I've ever stayed at. Your only option is to eat at the bar across the parking lot and get a... more


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19/09/2017 lostsouls4healing, Phoenix, Arizona

My husband and I had an excellent experience. We arrived and the first thing we saw was the convenience of the location to all nearby eating, shopping, and down town San Diego. I always thought of Bes... more


Going down hill

18/09/2017 alvinc774, Little Elm, United States

Several years ago, when I stayed at this hotel it was very well kept and clean. It appears that they are now cutting corners and the rooms do not smell clean and the ac units are not being maintained... more

Owner Response
Jeff M, Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel, responded to this review
Dear alvinc774, We sincerely apologize for your unfortunate experience at our property. We take great pride in being one of the top hotels in the San Diego area, and we want to apologize that your recent stay did not reflect this. Our staff did our best to provide you with the most comfortable room possible and as you noted we were more than happy to move you to a different room upon hearing of your dissatisfaction with the air conditioning unit in your room. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will use this feedback to implement improvements and offer a better experience for our guests. Again, we express our sincerest apologies regarding your stay, and we hope to be able to welcome you back to our hotel soon. Sincerely, Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

Very nice!!

17/09/2017 Thomas H, Virginia City, Nevada

The best BW I have ever stayed at. Clean, comfortable, helpful!!! If I am ever in the area again this will be where I will stay. I can not say enough great things about this hotel. They also have a gr... more

Owner Response
Jeff M, Manager at Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Thomas H, We are so happy to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay here at our hotel. Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of our hotel. We really appreciate you staying with us. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay here and were so positive about our cleanliness and fitness center. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest, and we hope to see you soon in the future. Sincerely, Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel