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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

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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.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Center with Internet Access
Wheelchair access
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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San Diego Intl Airport2 mi
Rodriguez Airport19 mi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Courteous staff, best happy hour hummus ever, great bar service. Im sorry it was too cold for awimming but the room was very comfotable, parking easy - and no extra fees! The location on Shelter Is. accesses a ‘promenade’ across the street and marina behind...More

Date of stay: December 2018
2  Thank MaryLee22043
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 3 days ago

It's wonderful to see you enjoyed such a great all-around experience here at our hotel! We really appreciate your kind words about our staff and bar service as well as our happy hour specials - they are available every day of the week from 4pm...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Expectations. I booked using the old fashion way and spoke with Amber. I explained to her we would be celebrating a very special occasion in our lives while visiting San Diego. She went way beyond my request of best deal which included breakfast each morning....More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded October 25, 2018

We're delighted to know that Amber really went above and beyond to help create such an excellent first impression and to make sure you would have an enjoyable visit for your special occasion! It's great to see you liked your room, our location and especially...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 night's in November great location on the bay and marina,decent sized clean room comfy bed and large shower room .Great for a walk along the wayside and pretty close to restaurants and shops,3/4miles ish to city i wasn't driving so used the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ian, it's so nice to see you had such an enjoyable stay with us last month! We're very glad you got to take advantage of our beautiful bayside location and enjoyed walking along the water and to the nearby shops and restaurants. Thanks also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked an AirB&B for the Thanksgiving holiday. Needless to say, upon arrival, that fell through and we were left with no place to stay. Having stayed at BW Island Palms a number of time (each time great), we called and they go us...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for sharing your great experience! We're so glad you thought to call us first when your original place fell through and it's wonderful to see you really enjoyed your stay with us once again. "Fabulous" is a word we always love to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this location. Come here twice a year to unwind. Nice local resturants to select from. If you get a room with a view of the harbor, this is a plus. Naval base near by so you may be entertained by fighters taking off. Great...More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank brettt918
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brett, Thank you so much for choosing us as your destination to unwind twice each year! It's so nice to hear you love our location along with the beautiful harbor views. We agree there are many great local restaurants around - we even have...More

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December 9, 2018|
Response from Spencer P | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! Yes, we have two pools and they are both heated year-round. We also have two hot tubs to enjoy as well! Please let us know if you have any other questions. We hope to welcome you soon! Spencer... More
November 30, 2018|
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Response from Spencer P | Property representative |
Hello and thank you so much for your question! I hope our hotel will be a great fit for you during next year's trip; it sounds like one of our 2 Queen Suites would be perfect since it's spacious, quiet, comes with a... More
November 21, 2018|
Response from Spencer P | Property representative |
Yes! Both of our pools are heated and are open year-round, along with our two hot tubs, which are especially nice when the weather gets cooler. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask! Spencer... More
Room Tips
"Rooms with a Marina view."
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"good for couples and families. try to get a room that faces the marina. has acouple of pools and hot tubs."
Oct 13, 2018
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"We were in Santa Barbara wing overlooking the marina which was just lovely but I think all rooms are just..."
Oct 13, 2018
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"The Del Mar building. Ask for a room overlooking the marina/pool area."
Sep 16, 2018
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