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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

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2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools
Room amenity

Overview of Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

3-star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Gym
  • Outdoor space
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA, 92106

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNaval Base Coronado5 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarine Corps Recruit Depot10 min drive
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)11 min drive
  • Popular LocationHarbor Island14 min drive

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About this area

San Diego

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is located in Point Loma, a neighbourhood in San Diego, and is near the airport and on the waterfront. San Diego Zoo is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Mission Bay and Mission Beach. Maritime Museum of San Diego and Waterfront Park are also worth visiting. Waterskiing and surfing/body boarding offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Naval Base Coronado - 5 min walk
  • Valley View Casino Center - 9 min drive
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot - 10 min drive
  • Harbor Island - 14 min drive
  • USS Midway Museum - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • County Center - Little Italy Station - 9 min drive
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 14 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 11 min drive


  • Humphreys Concerts By the Bay - 5 min walk
  • Vessel Restaurant - 8 min walk
  • Bali Hai - 11 min walk
  • Brigantine Point Loma - 15 min walk
  • Point Break Cafe - 15 min walk

About this property

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Bayside San Diego aparthotel in Point Loma with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Along with a marina, this smoke-free aparthotel has 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness centre, outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour business centre are on-site. Each apartment provides a fridge and a microwave, plus free WiFi and an LCD TV with cable channels. Additional amenities include a coffee/tea maker, free local calls and in-room massages.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina offers 227 accommodations with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 42-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

2 outdoor tennis courts and a marina are featured at the aparthotel. 2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 2 hot tubs


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Self parking on site (USD 25 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Car not required

Family friendly

  • Free cot/infant bed

Restaurants on site

  • Blue Wave Bar & Grill

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily: USD 14-34 for adults and USD 10-15 for children
  • 1 restaurant


  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Rollaway/extra beds: USD 10.0 per night


  • Shower
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 42-inch LCD TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Picnic area


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (6500 square feet)

Climate control

  • Air conditioning


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible (with limits)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Multilingual staff
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Free newspapers (reception)
  • In-room massages

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near the sea
  • On the bay
  • On the waterfront
  • Near the airport
  • Near a train station
  • In the historical district
  • Near a health or beauty spa

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Tennis on site
  • Marina on site
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Segway hire/tours nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • 227 rooms
  • 3 floors
  • 12 buildings
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms avaliable

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Check-in from 4 PM - 11:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 14 and USD 34 for adults, and USD 10 and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 25 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Best Western Island
Best Western Island Hotel
Best Western Island Palms
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Best Western Plus Island Palms
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Island Palms
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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina Aparthotel

Frequently asked questions

Does Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 28 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 12 Feb 2023 start from ₹11,022.02, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina?

Self-parking is available for USD 25 per night.

What time is check-in at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina?

Check-in is from 4 PM - 11:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina?

Checkout is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina located?

Located in Point Loma, this aparthotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Shelter Island and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Marine Corps Recruit Depot. San Diego Bay and Naval Base Coronado are also within 5 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina and receive a full refund?

Yes, Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.




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4/10 Poor


Travelled with partner
wasn't pleased with my stay. our room wasn't clean. found a spiders in bathroom, our ac unit vents were dusty. the gym stank, and in the morning you can hear the clean up crew chatting it up and banging laundry carts. also the view of the countless homeless parked in the lot across the street wasn't safety reassuring. I used to like this place but going to have to find a different hotel next stay.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Pools and hot tubs were great

8/10 Good


Travelled with family
Upon checking in the bathroom sink was plugged. Maintenance was sent to clear it but was unable to. We were moved to another room and it had food pieces on the floor and long hair throughout the bathroom. Housekeeping was questionable at best

2/10 Terrible


Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The atmosphere of the building is very different from what you see in the photos. Had to upgrade because the room I chose wasn't booked

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Whenever we go to San Diego, we like to stay at Island Palms, the property is very nice and clean and we love Shelter Island
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2023

4/10 Poor


Travelled with family
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness
Very thin walls and can hear everyone from above you and next to you even if they are not being loud. Our air conditioning also had what looked like mold in it

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
First time staying here and let me say it’s sooo nice! The lady at the front desk was very friendly and made me feel welcomed 😊
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Herbert, Agoura Hills

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Nice clean room, close to the boats and pretty quite
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Said, Winchester

Travelled with family
Old and smelly
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Traveling with family to visit sea world : Excellent and helpful staff. Beautiful views. Very quite . Lots of space for parking and is only $25 which is very affordable when compared with nearby properties. Good Wi-Fi ! Only downside for us no free breakfast, no dinning or shopping at walking distance, but there are a lot of good restaurants about 7 min drive, a Ralph’s supermarket about 7 min drive and a mall about 10 min drive . Sea world is only 12 min. La Jolla beaches 20 min . We really enjoyed our stay !!! We definitely will go back
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2022