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Dockside Yacht Lodging

2071 Shelter Island Marina, San Diego, CA 92106
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Dockside Yacht Lodging
Ranked #2 of 40 San Diego B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lake Forest, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Could it really be better than the pictures on the web? Wow, what a surprise to be escorted onto such a beautiful yacht and told it was ours for the week! Cal, our host and the owner, was most gracious and accommodating, showing us how everything worked and making local recommendations. We were greeted with a beautiful bouquet of roses... More

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Richmond, VA.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

How fortunate we were to book the Narnie O'Shea for our trip to San Diego last month!! What a wonderful and unique experience we had, we thoroughly enjoyed it!! The Yachts were gorgeous and immaculate, and fully stocked!! The bed was extremely comfortable and the setting very relaxing and private!! We so enjoyed having our morning coffee sitting outside listening... More

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11 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Where do I begin; The Owner is amazing, sorry ladies he has taken!. Gorgeous Yachts, Pristine, amazing in every way! immaculate, the wood is carefully loved and maintained! Owner pays special attention to make your stay the best it can be and he lives up to hisYou will NOT be disappointed! Our Favorite ( Pura Vida) Full kitchen,ladies cook until... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

When we visit new places we look for lodging with local character and flavor. We also look for unique settings with high quality accommodations. Dockside Yacht Lodging is now one of our top favorites by exceeding our expectations and checking off all the boxes and more. We stayed on the Narnie O'Shea - a 46' Hunter sailboat with our 18-year... More

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des moines
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This was a fantastic stay for my husband and 2 older teenage sons. The Pure Vida is a very large boat. There is a large living area, a good size kitchen, a cozy bedroom and a large master bedroom with a kingsize bed. Two futons in the livingroom fold out. A bath with a shower and a 1/2 bath. Plus... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

If you are looking for incredible and relaxing accommodations and service that are above any hotel, than look no further and reserve your vacation now with Dockside Yacht Lodging. The peacefulness of water and the conveniences on the yacht made our six night business trip an absolutely restful experience as if we were on a vacation. The owner Chalium is... More

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England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We recently spent four nights on the Pura Vida and had a great time. It was so peaceful and relaxing, we'd have loved to have stayed longer. We spent as much time as possible on deck taking in the sights and sounds of the marina but there was plenty of living space down below and the bed in the master... More

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Chaluim, Owner at Dockside Yacht Lodging, responded to this review

Jane, It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and Peter. Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review. I hope to have the pleasure of having the both of you one day return and stay with us again. Welcome to the Dockside Family! Warmest Regards, Chaluim Muir More

San Diego, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Better than any hotel! Why look at the water when you can be on the water in first class accommodations with every amenity including ROOM SERVICE! The owner Chalium is incredibly hospitable - This is a truly unique experience you will always remember. Don't even think twice about this and book now before this really gets discovered.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

If you are looking for something unconventional in lodging in San Diego, Dockside Yachts is it. (It is worth noting to anyone who has stayed in other Bed and Breakfast lodging, this is not your typical B&B. That's the appeal.) My wife and I are certainly landlubbers and have stayed at a range of hotels and B&B's on other trips,... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

If you like boats and seabirds and the whole marina thing, this is for you. If you just want a change from the normal big hotel scene, also for you. Our family of four got a lot out of this experience. Boat (the bigger one) beautifully fitted out, excellent Tempur beds, and a perfect little protected sun trap on the... More

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Address: 2071 Shelter Island Marina, San Diego, CA 92106
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
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Dockside Yacht Lodging is a unique alternative to hotel accommodations in San Diego, CA. We provide a range of luxurious, yet affordable yachts that are equipped with all the amenities one would find in a hotel. Located on, our yachts are just five minutes from the airport and conveniently located near many acclaimed downtown restaurants and shopping centers. ... more   less 
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