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Island Palms Suite - Water View
Lush Shelter Island retreat on San Diego Bay
With a stay at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina in San Diego (Beach Cities), you'll be close to Point Loma Nazarene University and Ocean Beach Park.
This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Rock Church and NTC Promenade.
Make yourself at home in one of the 227 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including outdoor tennis courts and a fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.
Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a ballroom, banquet facilities, and a meeting/conference room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times, and a cruise ship terminal shuttle is also provided at no charge.
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, free parking (limited availability), 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
- Room service (limited hours)
- Multilingual staff
- Free parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Banquet facilities
- Event catering
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- Security guard
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 3
- Laundry facilities
- Picnic area
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Concierge services
- Airport transportation (complimentary)
- Express check-out
- Cruise terminal shuttle (complimentary)
- Computer station
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Tennis on site
- One meeting/conference room
- Tour assistance
- Total number of rooms - 227
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Free parking (limited spaces)
- Free guest parking during stay
- Luggage storage
- Outdoor tennis courts 2
- Train station pickup (complimentary)
- Smoke-free property
- Smoke-free property (fines apply)
- Number of buildings/towers - 12
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free parking, Free guest parking during stay, Free parking (limited spaces)
- Room Amenities
- Pay movies
- Coffee/tea maker
- Air conditioning
- Voice mail
- Climate control
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Extra towels/bedding
- Free local calls
- Iron/ironing board
- Window opens
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Clock radio
- Cable TV service
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe
- Free Wi-Fi
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.
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
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Boat launch nearby
- Motor boating nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Volleyball nearby
- Dock nearby
- Whale-watching nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Basketball nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Complimentary bicycles on site
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Boating on site
- Swimming on site
- Tennis on site
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Beach volleyball nearby
- Boat tours on site
- Boat cruises on site
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
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
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.
- Additional Details
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 CertifiedThis 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.