Book your room at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Water View Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Island Palms Suite

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 3 infants)

Traditional Guest Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Lush 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, spa tubs with marina views, and a waterfront restaurant and bar. Airport shuttle is complimentary.

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.

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

At your hotel

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 marina, La Playa Cove, Pt. Loma, and San Diego's largest yacht basin. On-site amenities include 2 heated waterfront pools and spa tubs, 2 tennis courts, a waterfront restaurant and bar, and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space with water views. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

Amenities include concierge services, luggage storage, tours/ticket assistance, computer station, complimentary transfers to/from the airport, the train station and the cruise terminal (advanced notice required).

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is a smoke-free property (fines apply for violations).

  • Marina on site
  • Spa tub
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Laundry facilities
  • Picnic area
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Concierge services
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (complimentary)
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Computer station
  • One meeting room
  • Tennis on site
  • Total number of rooms - 227
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Train station pickup (complimentary)
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Self parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Pay movies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Free local calls
  • Cable TV service
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Eat and drink

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.

Play

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.

  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Complimentary bicycles on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Boat tours on site
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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.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, airport, and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in California Green Lodging Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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