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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.

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


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

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Plasma TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

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 special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

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 animals 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.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 10 per room (one-way)
  • 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.

Hotel Name

  • Bay Club
  • Bay Club Hotel
  • Bay Club Hotel San Diego
  • Bay Club San Diego
  • Hotel Bay Club
  • Bay Club Hotel And Marina
  • Bay Club Hotel Marina
  • Bay Hotel Marina
  • Bay Hotel San Diego

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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