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This hotel is set on Shelter Island, surrounded by San Diego Bay and a private marina; Old Town is 5 miles away, and downtown San Diego is within 6 miles.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina offers 2 outdoor pools, 2 tennis courts, and spa tubs with marina views. A waterfront bar and grill offers bay views.
Guestrooms at the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina offer complimentary wireless Internet access, cable TV with HBO and pay movies, and refrigerators.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Located on beautiful Shelter Island in San Diego Bay, the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is situated on nearly 6 acres of lush, tropical landscaping and overlooks the hotel's private 188-slip marina. Recreational amenities include 2 heated waterfront pools and spa tubs and 2 tennis courts. A waterfront bar and grill has stunning bay views and flexible meeting spaces also overlook Point Loma and the bay. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is a smoke-free property.
- Picnic area
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Marina on site
- Express check-out
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Computer station
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 24-hour business center
- Concierge services
- Outdoor tennis courts - 2
- Laundry facilities
- Spa tub
- Total number of rooms - 227
- One meeting room
- Number of floors - 3
- Wedding services
- Number of buildings/towers - 12
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pools
- Free Wi-Fi
- Outdoor tennis courts
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Free local calls
- In-room safe
- In-room massage available
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
Blue Wave Bar & Grill - This contemporary waterfront restaurant specializes in seafood and coastal cuisine. Terrace dining. Cocktail lounge. Open for breakfast (6:30 AM to 11:00 AM), lunch, and dinner. Children's menu available.
Nearby Things to Do
The Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina offers a private, 180-boat marina, boat cruises and tours; two outdoor pools and spa tubs with marina views, 2 tennis courts; and a complimentary fitness center. Massage services are available on site.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Water skiing nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Boat tours on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Breakfast fee: between USD 11.95 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.