Not having been to San Diego before, I looked for the most affordable hotel in a good location. It was just by luck (and other reviews) that I found The Bay Club. The hotel is on Shelter Island, a convenient location to see the sights from. It is an older hotel, but very well maintained. Our room was very spacious and comfortable. You have the option of either a bay view, or marina view. We opted for the bay view, and enjoyed watching the ships move about. Realize that you'll be looking over a parking lot, so a second floor room is best. By the way, it's a great walking area since the entire length of the shore line is a park. The staff at the hotel was excellent, all very helpful and attentive. And the breakfast is not the standard continental one that most hotels offer. It consistently offered scrambled eggs, fried potatos, fresh fruit, and often pancakes. Plus, you look out at the beautiful boats in the marina as you eat. A lovely place!
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Bay Club Hotel And Marina
- Bay Hotel Marina
- Bay Hotel San Diego
- Bay Club Hotel Marina