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Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Marina View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator, Marina View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator, Marina View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Patio, Marina View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Kitchen

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelLush 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 and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. 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 a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and a computer station. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 188-slip marina. Recreational amenities include 2 heated waterfront pools and spa tubs and 2 tennis courts. A waterfront bar and grill has stunning bay views and flexible meeting spaces also overlook Point Loma and the bay. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is a smoke-free property.

  • Marina on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 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 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • One meeting room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 227 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12 
  • Free WiFi 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free toiletries 
  • 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 WiFi 
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Where to Eat

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals 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 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

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

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 7.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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