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“Nice little Hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Ranked #22 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Nice little Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

Came to the property for a two day meeting and really enjoyed the quaintness of the facilities. Restaurant was surprizingly nice and staff friendly. Great location. Waling around the water's edge was very relaxing.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

Excellent stay in the villa unit with easy access to lovely quiet pool area. Definitely recommend this establishment. Must go to the Blue Wave Restaurant - excellent food and service. Nice quiet area with easy access to downtown San Diego, La Jolla and Balboa Park. Go out the front and watch the aircraft carriers cruise past, or watch the Seaking's take off and land from the North Island Naval Station.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

Shelter Island has no beaches but it's still close to everything you would like to see or you would like to be in San Diego.
The hotel has a resort atmosphere and offers you pleasent stay in the heart of an incredible setting for sailing boat lovers

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Huntington Beach, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

This is one of the nicest Best Western hotels we have ever stayed at. Great staff, great location, incredible room views (if you get a view room...highly recommended), clean well decorated rooms, and reasonable prices. We had a great breakfast in the room on the balcony with a beautiful view. We did not eat in the restaurant as we had prior reservations else where so we cannot comment. We will try it next time! In addition they even have free bicycle rentals.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Ontario, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

Great location, wonderful facility, extremely helpful staff-we had a great brief vacation! We have been to this hotel several times and always look forward to returning. Great for watching ships, Navy air, bike riding, walks and so much more.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Grand Haven, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

wonder view of the bay and very nice opportunity to grab a cup of java and head to the water's edge for the sunrise..loved it!!! close to many attractions and convenient to the San Diego airport. Had a wonderful day visiting Point Loma. Other than the noisy turn and burn maneuvers from the Naval aircraft taking off, it was a peaceful location. Staff very helpful and willing to provide answers to the typical tourist -y questions. Even prining off a list of restaurants participating in the San Diego restaurnat week. would I go back...YES..didn't have time to take advantage of the free bicycle rental....next time!!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Phoenix, Arizona, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

Island Palms provided a spacious ground floor room that overlooked the marina. A quiet side of the hotel, but always something to watch as pleasure boat enthusiasts came and went to their boats. The room was spotless and so roomy. A nice patio provided a place to sit and enjoy the sunsets and sunrises over the marina. Totally enjoyable just sitting. There is no doubt that I will return.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Address: 2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106-3105
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Region: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in San Diego
#18 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#39 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 227
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 
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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
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