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Get an overview of this hotelLush Shelter Island retreat on San Diego Bay

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Restful getaway

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.

Private marina

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.

Wi-Fi, refrigerators

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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 227 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
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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. The hotel offers bicycles to explore the immediate area. Massage services are available on site.

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

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Accessibility

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.

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Fees

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 7.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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