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BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
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Ranked #13 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is so cool. Backs up to Point Loma, and a Marina on one side, the other side has a full view of the City, Coronado island and the waterway/ bay to pacific. The mornings are great as you can walk or run along the coastline just across the street from hotel. The hotel itself is rustic and bohemian... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has been a nice place, the building is a little dated but the inside of each room is nice and well set up and updated. The people are wonderful and the location can not be beat. I would come again

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La Crescenta, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a beautiful location and the overall appearance of the hotel is beautiful as well however during this trip this hotel did not provide us with a clean room and after we asked for another room that room did not have a working TV and the light in the bathroom was broken. Not sure I'd stay there... More

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

Nice hotel, very good for a 3 star, beautiful surroundings, good breakfast, nice personnel, quiet enough, wireless included with good signal in the room, parking on first come first served rule, highly recommended.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to SD to visit some navy buddies and this hotel was great. I had an issue with my room but the front desk took care of it and gave me a free lunch and switched me to another room. The bed was very comfortable. The staff was incredible. The view outside my room was great. I walked to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved our stay at the Island Palms for our first visit to San Diego! The location was great and the rooms were clean and comfortable. I am a travel agent and this hotel met my expectations in every way. We will be back!

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from our first visit to San Diego, it won't be our last! We will definitely stay here again. The room was beautiful and extremely clean with all the amenities we needed. The property is beautifully situated on Shelter Island with lovely grounds. Two really nice,even though small pools and two spas are available. The restaurant had a wonderful... More

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Lafayette, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just completed our 3rd stay in the past few years. We love Island Palms because of the location and suites. We travel as a family of 5 usually so a standard hotel room doesn't always work for us. The queen suites work well with a bedroom, living room, and kitchen. Location is perfect. You are right on a marina... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent hotel to relax and enjoy the sunshine of San Diego. We especially enjoyed the location on Shelter Island where we could literally walk everywhere. Beautiful rooms -- very clean -- nice people! A great getaway!

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san jose, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice décor and the grounds are real nice. The location is central to all of san diego area. I had no complaints about this motel at all. There is a pier directly across the street and you can go pick up a cheap pole and go fishing. As of april 2014 a fishing license was not required.

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Address: 2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
#14 Family Hotel in San Diego
#16 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#39 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on San Diego's Shelter Island, the Island Palms Hotel and Marina is surrounded by the blue waters of San Diego Bay. Nestled among 6 acres of lush, tropical landscaping, this spectacular setting overlooks our private yacht marina and San Diego's largest yacht basin. Features and amenities include 227 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and suites, 2 heated waterfront pools and spas, waterfront restaurant and bar and over 6,300 square feet of water view meeting space. ... more   less 
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