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BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

#16 of 272 Hotels in San Diego
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2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Indiana, United States
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our stay! Friendly staff and clean rooms! Beautiful area! Play playground right across the street and two pools on the property, which was perfect for my daughter! Would def. stay again!

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Alameda, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Island Palms situated in the middle of Shelter Bay; beautiful views of Harbor or Marina. Comfortable room. We were celebrating our 51st wedding anniversary and were upgraded to a suite due to the kindness of the desk manager. We were surprised that this particular Best Western Plus does not offer breakfast with the room. The restaurant onsite is mediocre;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well not quite. Shelter Island is a great stop along my route. The Island Palms is a staple in my itinerary. No surprises, no fuss, just a good stop and good value. Renovation upgrades are excellent, the menu is more than adequate. Maybe I should be there for a luau for a more Hawaiian feel. But then I wouldn't need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've always wanted to stay here and I finally was able to book a room and we were not disappointed to say the least! What a fantastic hotel. We had a view of the harbor, the hotel room was clean and the staff was super friendly. Loved eating at the restaurant at the hotel in the morning looking at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful motel with a fabulous view of the marina. Great for taking walks. We had an oversized room with a full kitchen that was extremely comfortable. Their staff was very pleasant and most accommodating. This is a must to visit on Shelter Island.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Needed an overnight stay near the airport prior to a brief visit in La Jolla and a family wedding...but still wanted a vacation-like experience even for the one night. This hotel exceeded our expectations! Had a great room--marina-side and found our stay to be delightful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel clean and comfy the room was a little small for 4 but with all the local sight seeing we didn't spend much time in the room .Breakfast was outstanding a must try ,location was perfect quiet at night and during the day was perfect with the boats coming in and out of the bay.

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Bakersfield, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Best Westerns for years and also at many other hotels. I know I can trust Best Western no matter where I go to be clean and usually a better deal. It's a hotel that I always compare the others to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is very nice. We love sitting on the private balcony watching the activity in the bay. This visit not as good as our first a few years ago. They had us checking out the wrong day although I made the reservations by phone and said which day we were leaving. We asked for 3rd floor with bay view... More 

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Alpine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

SDGE cut our power when we needed to get ready, so the front desk found us the perfect room for our needs (space, rooms, bathrooms) and went out of their way to get housekeeping to the rooms for us to get in early enough to make it too the wedding. Fantastic service, as always.

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