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Get an overview of this hotelSan Diego Bay hotel overlooking Shelter Island Marina

Close to airport

3 miles from the San Diego Airport, Bay Club Hotel & Marina is 5 miles from SeaWorld, the cruise-ship terminal, Seaport Village shops and restaurants, and the San Diego Zoo.

Guests enjoy an outdoor splash pool and spa tub; the hotel provides shuttle service to and from airport, Amtrak station, and cruise ship terminal for a charge.

Marina, harbor views

All Bay Club guestrooms offer furnished balconies or patios with marina or San Diego bay views, nautical décor, compact refrigerators, and complimentary WiFi.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 15 November 2015 to 19 December 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool
Alternate facilities are located offsite and include:
  • Outdoor pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The recently renovated Bay Club Hotel & Marina is 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the San Diego Zoo and 7 miles (11.2 kilometers) from downtown San Diego. With floor-to-ceiling windows providing marina views, The Quarterdeck serves American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The adjacent bar's weekday happy hours feature half-price appetizers. Room service is available during limited hours.

Recreation facilities include a 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor splash pool with adjacent spa tub. Spa services are available onsite. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, computer workstation with complimentary high-speed Internet access, and 3 conference/meeting rooms. Complimentary WiFi is available in the lobby.

Self parking is available on a limited basis (surcharge) and the hotel may provide extended parking privileges to guests (surcharge). Scheduled airport, Amtrak, and cruise ship terminal shuttle services are available from early morning until late evening (surcharge). Guests must contact the property prior to arrival for airport transfer details.

This is an entirely smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 105 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1985 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

The Quarterdeck - With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the marina, this lobby restaurant features fresh seafood specials, steaks, pastas, and specialty salads. Outdoor seating is available. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The adjacent lounge has weekday happy hours with drink specials and half-price appetizers.

Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The small outdoor splash pool and year-round spa tub face the adjacent marina. Boat cruises and tours as well as fishing, kayaking, and sailing are all available. The 24-hour fitness center has a treadmill, stair machine, elliptical machine, stationary bike, strength-training equipment, and free weights. Deep tissue, prenatal, sports, and Swedish massages are available with a reservation.

Across the street from the hotel, a waterfront jogging and walking path runs the length of Shelter Island. Beach volleyball games are a regular event, and bicycle and watercraft rentals can be arranged at the front desk.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Massages 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service dogs are allowed

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 10 per room (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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