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Bay Club Hotel & Marina

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Albuquerque, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Forget high rise, expensive hotels in San Diego. The Bay Club Hotel and Marina on Shelter Island is a delightful little hotel tucked into an island paradise with views second to none. Nice rooms, good food and a terrific staff make this place a southern California gem. Absurd $10 per-day parking fee is the only drawback to this gem of... More 

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East Elmhurst, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night for a very good deal that we found on Expedia and it was fit for that price-$100 a night. The room was very clean however it seemed like an old hotel and it had that motel kind of feeling. We had a room on the first floor with a little view of the bay.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bay Club Hotel and Marina is a hidden gem on Shelter Island. Despite the dated room interior, it's a tranquil and serene get away. Take a morning walk on the beach at Shoreline Park overlooking San Diego Bay, or a swim in the pool to work up an appetite for a delicious breakfast. The food and service at the... More 

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Manteca, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is dated but in a wonderful location. Great views of San Diego Bay, Point Loma and the Shelter Island Marina. Besides being dated the only real downside was the deck size, could only fit 1 chair. Service was good, staff was courteous and helpful, food was good. For the price I'd certainly stay here again.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bay Club is the favorite of many locals. Beautiful complex with easy access to everything. Easy on site parking, fast check in, accommodating staff and a layout that has a cozy feel to it. Restaurant, lobby, meeting rooms and bar are a short walk from the rooms. The bay is directly across the street and the marina backs up the... More 

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Concord, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Bay Club while visiting SD for a wedding. We really had an excellent visit. The staff is super friendly and customer-focused. The location was great for us...our room was on the marina side and it was perfect. We upgraded to a suite and had a perfect breeze and plenty of room. The pool... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean hotel, beds were comfortable and location was easy to get to. They have very friendly staff and easy access to the bay. We wanted somewhere that we could just relax and this the perfect place for that. The hotel was nice and quiet so we were able to get a good nights sleep. Bay view is better from... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very relaxing time here, for the most part. I spent the 3 day Labor Day holiday weekend, including my birthday here. The weather was picture perfect (though cool in the mornings with the marine layer). I was on the first floor with a marina view and enjoyed it very much. The rooms have very comfortable beds and... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great and accommodating staff. I originally booked a bayside room, but discovered there was a street and parking lot between the room and the bay, and a very crowded balcony. I upgraded to a marina side room, which was much nicer with a beautiful view of the marina. We stayed here so we could walk to Humphreys for a concert,... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We loved this place, very welcoming and with beautiful views of the marina. I wish we booked a room upstairs facing the marina, but the opposite side is not bad either. The rooms are large, very basic. I was not concerned about the pictures on the wall or the the room decorations. San Diego has such beautiful weather and places... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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 

Additional Information about Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Address: 2131 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3106
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $133 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Club Hotel & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Bay Club Hotel And Marina
Bay Hotel Marina
Bay Hotel San Diego
Bay Club Hotel Marina
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#23 Family Hotel in San Diego
#65 Business Hotel in San Diego
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