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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

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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.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
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HOTEL STYLE
Marina View
Lagoon View
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61Somewhat walkable
Grade: 61 out of 100
57Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed yesterday

I came as part of a group and the room was paid for by our orginization including incidentals. I was asked for my credit card ans specifically told them not to run it even for incidentals. They did anyway... Causing a hell of a hastle...More

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Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded yesterday

Dear Mr. Reyes, I'm very sorry for the issues you faced during your visit. While the $50 authorization to your card was a hold and not a charge, I understand the significant inconvenience it has caused to you and want to apologize for all the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I've been to countless Best Westerns in my day and this place ranks by far as one of the best ones in the country. The location is just drop-dead fantastic and the rooms and amenities are outstanding. The rooms are modern and upgraded and are...More

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Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 13 October 2018

Thanks so much for such a stellar review, Greg! We're delighted you found both our location and our guest rooms to be fantastic. It's wonderful you were able to enjoy your balcony and bay view, our pool and hot tub areas, and the tasty food...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were provided with an upgrade to a larger room which was a nice gesture. However, the room , whilst a decent size, was very aged in terms of furniture/carpets/amenities etc, and it was dark and dreary. The hotel is right right next to the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed here for 5 nights on vacation. We had a top floor room facing the marina. Loved the view. Very spacious, clean and comfortable room. The bench in the shower was a pleasant surprise. It was very quiet. Did not hear people in other rooms...More

Thank Wendy039
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience and I'm so glad you loved your stay with us! It's great to see you found your room to be so spacious, clean, comfortable and quiet. The views of the marina from your top-floor balcony must have been wonderful!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been coming here for years, and the location, amenities, room, restaurant and STAFF are just wonderful. A Casa Marina room overlooking the yatch clubs and Point Loma is perfect for a glass of wine at sunset, or anytime.

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Marcus S
3 October 2018|
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Response from Spencer P | Property representative |
We appreciate your question! Our full suites offer a separate bedroom/living room. These suites all have a sofabed in the living area and offer either 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds in the bedroom, along with 600 square feet of... More
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julie71nickerson
3 October 2018|
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Thank you for your question! We have two types of rooms that view the water - our Water View rooms, which are located on both sides of the hotel and may face the bay or the marina, and our Marina View rooms, which are... More
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Hayley H
18 September 2018|
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Hi Hayley, thank you for your question. Hotel taxes from the city and state are charged regardless of how you book your reservation. The hotel occupancy tax for the City of San Diego is 12.7%. Typically, the taxes will be... More
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Room Tips
"good for couples and families. try to get a room that faces the marina. has acouple of pools and hot tubs."
782juliee
5 weeks ago
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"We were in Santa Barbara wing overlooking the marina which was just lovely but I think all rooms are just..."
JaneSmoothy
5 weeks ago
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"The Del Mar building. Ask for a room overlooking the marina/pool area."
LisaT503
16 Sep 2018
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"We liked the bay views best, but there are harbor views available. It's a personal preference thing."
klwilson007
9 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 119 - US$ 281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western plus island palms hotel and marinabest western san diegosan diego best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan Diego
NUMBER OF ROOMS
227
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