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BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

3.0 of 5 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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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are several things I enjoy about this hotel. We have stayed in all 3 buildings in the hotel and we prefer the Casa del Mar even though it doesn't have an elevator. The rooms are clean, spacious have large flat screen tv's, mini fridge and a balcony overlooking the marina. They also have 2 pools and a restaurant. The... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just finished staying a week at the Island Palms for a business meeting. What a great property. The rooms were comfortable and clean, the food was outstanding and the staff was always friendly and helpful. Vacation or business, this is the place to stay on Shelter Island.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lovely way to start our visit to SD. Close to the airport with a free shuttle, though we didn't use it, friends picked us up.The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms large, clean, and the beds comfortable. Nice bar that also serves decent snacky meals. We didn't use the main restauarant for dinner, but the breakfast was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stay at Island Palms every time I come to San Diego. I love the pool and spa area, the classic stye of the hotel, with high ceilings in the upstairs suites, views over the water, both marina and by sides, and excellent, friendly staff. Great location on Shelter Island near restaurants, beaches, shopping, walks, sailing and other outdoor activities.... More 

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The basic rooms are vintage but updated and very small but the best price you can find in just about all of San Diego, and yet this is a beautiful location if you like viewing the bay, the boats, the sunsets and sunrises. Across the street from the hotel there's a terrific sidewalk right along the beach - no bikes,... More 

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Hanover, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My adult son and I stayed 2 nights in mid-December 2014 after a quick cross country drive from Toronto. My expectations for this hotel were fairly high. It has an excellent location, dead end road (so little traffic), bay one side, marina the other side, yet fairly close to town. Upon arrival our check in took about 10 minutes as... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have stayed here several times and will be back. With yachts parked on one side of the hotel and a park and fishing pier on the other there is always something for kids to do. Bring you bikes and skateboards as there are many parking lots and sidewalks along the shore, fishing pier is directly across the street and we... More 

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Baraboo, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean,great staff and close to everything.Good happy hour. Theresa at the lounge bar was terrific. She gave us a lot of great suggestions of place to eat and attractions to go to and they were all terrific. S Food at hotel is very good and there are a few really good restraunts easily within walking distance.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time I had stayed at a Best Western in years. The reviews and pics looked great but I was still skeptical and there was a lot of heat from my wife for this to be good. Check in was very fast and easy. Room was ready right at 4:00 like expected. I had requested the second... More 

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Camarillo
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location excellent, beautiful Marina view from room. Disappointed hotel had no elevator and since listed as a Plus but did not offer breakfast. Would go back for the location. Housekeeping staff very friendly and helpful. Room in new building very nice.

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Address: 2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 227
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
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#15 Family Hotel in San Diego
#17 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#39 Business Hotel in San Diego

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