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Bay Club Hotel & Marina

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Our room was spacious, but no pictures on the walls & furniture very plain. The configuration of the bathroom gave counter space, but not much room for people. The restaurant food was uneven: good during the week, but not so good on weekends. The server actually tried to serve my husband a "toasted" bagel that was black! Most of the... More 

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Clovis, California
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18 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Hotel was reasonably priced, clean, professional & helpful staff. Great location, right on the water and has a fantastic view of the city of San Diego and the Coronado Bridge. Overall good value for the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had stayed at the Bay Club twenty years ago, and we were still pleased, but some things have changed. No longer is parking free, or breakfast included in the room rate. The rooms could use some updating. Be sure to ask for the harborside, and 2nd floor is best for the views. We had reserved a king room, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I recently took my mom to San Diego for her birthday. I couldn't figure out where I wanted to stay. I work for Hyatt and thought for sure we would stay at a Hyatt but we wanted something quiet, not in the heart of the city. This is it! Bay Club Hotel and Marina was by far the best hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

If you stay here only do so if you can get a Marina view. All in all the hotel is ok. The rooms are a bit tired looking and the house keeping is under staffed. This is minor, but you only got two plastic cups in the room and one small bar of soap which was not refreshed unless you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Loved this hotel the rooms were spacious and clean. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful. The Bay Club was not a big hotel but that made it cozy.. The restaurant was delicious and the prices were reasonable. There were also many fine restaurants and bars near by within walking distance. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Nora M
MichaelArdelt, General Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Nora, The Bay Club truly is a cozy special place unlike any hotel I've experienced! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your room, restaurant and the choice of the ten other restaurants on the island. I'll be happy to pass on your comments to the staff members. Hope to see you again very soon! More 

ChippewaFallsWI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We returned to the Bay Club Hotel & Marina in July and have stayed there many times over the years. I love how they have remodeled since we were there last. I do miss the breakfast that was once included. Unfortunately I was very disappointed and shocked to see that there was a mistake on our bill when a $240... More 

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MichaelArdelt, General Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Ruth, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you like the remodel to a more nautical theme. The buffet breakfast was a nice amenity but very wasteful and difficult to keep fresh. I am very sorry about the errant charge posted to your room. I have the auditors checking the tickets to insure that this... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We stayed 5 nights. Our 2nd floor marina room was very large and clean - a great space with two beds for two adults and two tweens - the pool, though small was nice and clean - I just encourage passage near the hot tub entrance instead of the through the restaurant. We definitely heard the concerts going on next... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

This hotel is well located but my problem with it is the way customers are treated. I stayed there 6 nights and I had to leave to attend to a personal event at home. When I checked out the drone at the front desk advised me that since I was leaving a day early I would have to pay a... More 

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MichaelArdelt, General Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Roger, Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear that the clerk was not able to rectify this at checkout or refer this higher up. I understand the Front Office Manager reversed it after it was brought to his attention, but that was days later. I will do some additional training with the staff so that... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $132 - $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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