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“Awesome service on the bay” 5 of 5 stars
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Bay Club Hotel & Marina
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2131 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106   |  
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Ranked #60 of 272 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Awesome service on the bay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We wanted to stay close to Humphreys as we were going to a concert there. This place was close and affordable. When we arrived we were helped with parking and our luggage. When I checked in our room was automatically upgraded. Such a great surprise! The room was so cute and had a view of both sides of the bay. The following morning they even served a free breakfast. Real eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, huevos rancheros, fruit, cereal, etc. awesome!!!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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phoenix, az
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This was our fifth stay at the Bay Club. I was somewhat leery, having read some recent negative reviews on this sight. All I can say to those of you that have stayed here before, you will continue to enjoy it as before. Friendly staff, great location, clean spacious rooms, and the great Marina view on the back side. If one prefers the bay view be sure to reserve a second floor room. There are 10-12 very good restaurants within easy walking distance, as well as, clubs own dinning room. Breakfast is very good, but with limited selection. We always relax at this small, friendly hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Everything was good, except my expectation was not to have the balcony towards a construction area. The staff was nice and the location was perfect for a day at Sea World. The resturant was very good. The area was calm and the view towards San Diego city was great.

Room Tip: Not towards construction area, it was noisy and the view was a black wall.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I recently stayed at the Bay Club for two nights. I booked early on a travel website to save money. At the time, it was cheaper than booking directly with the Bay Club. The morning of my stay, I looked on their website and discovered for a few dollars more, I could upgrade my room. When I got to the hotel, they charged me ALOT more money to upgrade. I was penalized for not initially booking through them. Other than not getting the room for a good price, I enjoyed my stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Solana Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is a great hotel for the price. My friend and I had a girl's weekend and were looking for a reasonably-priced hotel that was a good, central location and the Bay Club fit the bill. Refrigerator in room and complimentary breakfast. Great value!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for close to a week and loved every day of it! We had a 2nd floor room with a view of the marina and the Point Loma hills! Staff was wonderful, breakfast was good, they have a parking garage under the hotel. Couldn't ask for a better get away!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Surprise, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

our first time here and it was the best vacation of all. our ckeck in was great with the help of aaron and patty dee there are the greatest .the rooms were excellent ,the breakfast was excellent,all the staff waiters bar tenders cleaning people were all excellent.our room overlooking the all the boat,s was really nice I can,t say enough good thing,s about this place thank,s bob@janefrom surprise az

Room Tip: the whole place is great
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Address: 2131 Shelter Island Dr, 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 ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#21 Family Hotel in San Diego
#67 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Club Hotel & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Greetings from San Diego and beautiful Shelter Island, home of San Diego's best-kept secret, Bay Club Hotel & Marina. Our scenic waterfront location is conveniently close to the airport, the Gaslamp Quarter, Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the Convention Center and local beaches. We are honored to have been inducted into TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame, having been awarded their coveted Certificate of Excellence from 2011 through 2015. As our guest, you'll be delighted with our waterfront location, nautical decor, fantastic restaurant and lounge and our friendly and devoted staff. The Bay Club Hotel & Marina is the only hotel on Shelter Island offering a secure underground parking garage with convenient parking for a nominal nightly fee. Also, we do NOT charge resort fees. Each of our 105 guest rooms and suites are non-smoking and offer breathtaking views of San Diego Bay or our private marina and picturesque Point Loma. You'll enjoy our 42-inch plasma HDTV's and free HBO and Disney channels. Our guests enjoy complimentary WiFi, complimentary weekday USA Today newspapers, complimentary morning coffee in the lobby, and airport, Amtrak and cruise ship shuttle for a nominal fee. Be sure to check out our gift shop offering travel necessities, snacks, drinks and a wide range of souvenirs. Take a dip in our heated outdoor pool and hot tub, both with a fantastic marina view. Don't forget to ask about our massage therapy services. Relax and unwind in our newly renovated restaurant, The Quarterdeck, with its fresh modern decor and a unique nautical theme along with great prices! Come join us for breakfast from our brand new menu, a business or casual lunch, Happy Hour Monday through Friday, or a delicious dinner. Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine from our fantastic selection of craft beers or our delectable wine list. Patio and outside dining are also available with panoramic views of San Diego Bay and the Point Loma hillside. Be sure to ask about our Dinner for 2 package, which includes dinner for 2 in The Quarterdeck restaurant and a bay or marina view room along with complimentary parking. Or, try our Island Escape package and you'll enjoy two welcome drinks and appetizer along with breakfast for two. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 
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Bay Club Hotel And Marina
Bay Hotel Marina
Bay Hotel San Diego
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