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Bay Club Hotel & Marina

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Pros Great view ( ask for a view on the marina) Good free breakfast Nice people with good advice for visiting Not far from sunset cliffs Free airport shuttle Quiet clean Cons 180$ per night 6 miles from downtown A little odor of moisture

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Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Let me start with the nice amenities. The front desk people were friendly and always had a smile. The place was clean, had a great view of the bay and the marina & a nice comfortable lounge & dining area. The things that will keep me from coming back are... The parking spots in their garage are go-kart size. Expect... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Stayed here for a conference at the Convention Center. We had an end room which was lovely because being on the corner made it bigger. The rooms though do need a little updating I think. The sheer over the sliding door was ripped. The bed is mostly comfortable but the sheets were a little on the rough side. The staff... More 

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El Cajon, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We stayed at the Bay Club Hotel for our anniversary, April 2013 and couldn't have had a more enjoyable time there. We stayed in a room towards the end, opposite of the lobby and had a nice view of the marina (see attached photo). The room was clean, quiet and seemed to have been renovated and/or well kept. The service... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We spent 3 nights here while visiting San Diego. The location on San Diego bay is excellent. Just across the street is a nice sidewalk which goes right along the beautiful bay. You are within a 15 minute drive to most all of the things visitors want to see in the area. The room was clean and spacious. The king... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We stayed in a room on the top floor facing the marina. The room was very quiet with a lovely view over the large marina out the rear of the hotel. Our room was a very good size, had heaps of natural light (entire outside of room was glazed), and also had good lighting at night. The room did have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Loved our three night stay at Bay Club. The bay view from the second floor was terrific, so many boats! Everyone who works there was very friendly and helpful. It really felt like entering a home when you came into the lobby. The staff there is obviously proud of the place and they keep things very clean. We hope to... More 

Thank ksandals
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This hotel is in one of the most desirable locations in San Diego - Shelter Island. Absolutely beautiful setting, with the Marina one on side and the Big Bay (ocean) on the other. We stayed at the neighbor hotel, Island Palms, on a previous trip but thought we would try the Bay Club this time. Although the view of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Very nice hotel...not too far from airport. Free shuttle. Rooms are very large, with mini fridges. Beautiful location between bay ans marina. Nice free breakfast in the morning. Staff was all very warm and helpful.

Thank ColoradoSkykitty
Silverthorne, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

My husband and I stayed there two nights to celebrate his 40th birthday. We came out from Colorado. The hotel was lovely. The hotel staff was so friendly and accommodating. The pool and hot tub were very clean an we enjoyed using them both. The room was a little dated, as was the entire hotel, but clean and comfortable. Also,... More 

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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: $141 - $252 (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
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#11 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#23 Family Hotel in San Diego
#65 Business Hotel in San Diego
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