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BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

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Rocklin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was located next to pool, but Manager took care of the problem. Restaurant was pricey for breakfast. Have stayed here before, rooms upstairs away from pools are quiet. Went for International Comic-con so shuttles ran 24 hrs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our three day family get together at BWIsland Palms. The resort had a very tropical feel, friendly staff, nice pool with food and drink service and a nice dining room with good food and great harbor view. Would definitely stay again. Perfect weather also helps.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed here for SD Comicon. room was in newly renovated section of hotel. wanted top floor but got 1st. was actually nice. 'garden view' room was spacious and quiet. comfy bed and pillows. Server Shannon, in the hotel restaurant, makes a great LI Iced Tea and is a great gentleman who really knows his stuff. only two minor annoyances -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here during comic con. Check in was fast and all of the staff were very friendly. Our room had a patio with a view on the marina. The rooms are comfortable, very clean and spacious with a big tv. The only minor thing missing were complementary water (they have a vending machine at the hotel, the closest grocery... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was very comfortable for a family of 4. There is easy driving access to tourist attractions in San Diego. The pools were greatly enjoyed. The view of the bay and San Diego is wonderful. We would definitely stay here on another trip to San Diego.

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Arleta, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location, great service, beautiful ambiance. The weather was just right, lots of good dining places, met a lot of friendly and smiling people wherever we go. This is the second time that I have stayed here and I keep being surprised on how I love and appreciate this particular hotel!!!!

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Morgan Hill, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beginning of the stay was a bad start. Called ahead to make sure the rooms were all set. Lately there have been surprises at the front desk during my stays. Yes a surprise was in store because one of the rooms had been cancelled because the card holding the room had expired. The second room was fine with the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rating a hotel is the hardest, because everybody has their own family needs and requirements and expectations for staying in a hotel. We liked this hotel a lot, because it was close enough for our family day trips to the San Diego attractions (Sea World, San Diego Zoo, USS Midway). Outside the hotel property is a very long bay view... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon this hotel when booking our trip to San Diego. Being a Best Western property, we weren't expecting anything special, but ended up being blown away. Apart from getting GREAT value on our booking, the staff was very friendly upon check-in and gave us a free upgrade to a waterfront room. Two pools on-site were great, along with easy... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here two nights in July. Our room faced the marina. It was awesome! It had a beamed ceiling and gave you the feeling of a bungalow. Was so quiet we slept great. Super comfortable bed. The Shelter Island location is beautiful. Surrounded by water on both sides. Also liked the 12:00 checkout. The lobby is really attractive with... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Address: 2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $175 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 227
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
Best Western San Diego
San Diego Best Western
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in San Diego
#18 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#39 Business Hotel in San Diego
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