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BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

#22 of 281 Hotels in San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

My husband, almost 3 year-old son and I stayed here over the weekend along with our friends and their 2 year-old and it was perfect. I've been to San Diego many times over the years but never knew about Shelter Island and am so glad we discovered it. The hotel is wonderful and is definitely well suited for families with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We had a lovely suite for to. Nice vue to the water, and promenade. Fantastisk hotel, food mad People's . Nice garden, vue over the marina. Tale a trip to downtown, is take about ten min to drive. Over the Big brige, to a wonderful Island.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I tried Best Western Plus Island Palms after reading several positive reviews. I usually stay at bigger name hotels but thought I'd try something different for once. Went to San Diego for 4 day Sea World, Zoo, Safari Park trip and a walk on the USS Midway. The pics made the hotel look better than in person. Maybe I was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

I so love this hotel simple because they have the perfect location for relaxation. Every morning & afternoon I always go walking along the bay & it was fun seeing joggers & walkers not to mention the son & dad fishing. You can simply just look at the boats. Best part, I can still get the wifi while walking infront... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Started by getting picked up at the airport 5 mins after I called. 5 mins to the hotel and 5 mins to check in by Danny. What can I say, room was outstanding. Microwave, frig and coffee. Our room had two queens beds with the adjustable controls. We have stayed here before and this is why we returned. However one... More 

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Albert Lea, Minnesota, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We had a great stay at the Island Palms! A beautiful property-clean rooms-nice pool areas-nice restaurant. The front desk staff could not have been more helpful or friendly! Will stay again!!! Thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We stayed in a very large jr. suite that had a small kitchenette that had everything we needed including utensils and plates. I was so pleasantly surprised to see just how big the room was. We had a balcony and a gorgeous view. In fact, the pier was right in front of us and you can rent fishing poles at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We spent two nights at the hotel and had a great time. The hotel is very nice directky located at the marina. There are two pools and two hot tubs available. The restaurant and bar is also fine but there are more restaurants around the corner (our favourite is Bali Hai). Rooms are large and very nice. Staff has been... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Things to do
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $172 - $342 (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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