Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel - San Diego

2051 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, California 92, San Diego, United States, 92106-3105  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel - San Diego

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Sailing

Fishing

Canoeing

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Jacuzzi

Verified Reviews:

  • Restaurant was very good - Beds are very comfy - Great value - Will be back
  • Not close to attraction - Clean room - Large bathroom - Fabulous breakfast
  • Free parking - Free wi-fi - Grounds are beautiful - Fantastic staff - Bit pricey
  • Access to the beaches - Great views - Pool was fantastic - Ample gym
  • Central to downtown - Nice rooms - Friendly service - Parking can be tricky

Overview

Situated near restaurants and a zoo, this tranquil hotel comprises 227 rooms and offers an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool and a patio. Founded in 1958, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2011.

This hotel is ideally located in a vibrant area, 5.3 km from Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Seaport Village and San Diego Convention Center. The distance between San Diego city center and the property is 7 km.

Shoppers will appreciate shopping centers and fairgrounds at a short distance from the hotel.

San Diego International airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel.

Rooms

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with heating, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a sofa and a private balcony. Some rooms feature views over San Diego Bay and Big Bay. A roll in shower, bath sheets and a hairdryer can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can unwind in the Blue Wave bar with a favourite drink.

Services

Such business facilities as a business center, computers and a photocopier are available on site.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a spa lounge and a hot tub as well as a gym, bicycles and a fitness center. On-site activities feature mountain biking, sailing and canoeing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   227.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Motor board
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • Fishing

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Game console
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Marina view
  • Ocean view
  • Water view
  • Island view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchen
  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

2051 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, California 92, San Diego, United States, 92106-3105

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City Center
  • San Diego
    6.6 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Coaster Old Town Station
    5.3 km
  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
    5.3 km
  • Bus stop
    800 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    227

Rooms and availability

Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room King SuiteBest Western Plus Island Palms photos Room King SuiteBest Western Plus Island Palms photos Room King Suite
Suite
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 56 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Comfortable suite comprises a bedroom, a living room, a bathroom, a balcony, a kitchen and offers a King size beds, sofa bed. The room is non-smoking, with berth view.

Room facilities
    Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room Junior Suite
    Junior Suite
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    This spacious suite features a King size bed or two Queen beds, dining zone and rest zone, private bathroom. The room with bright and casual contemporary décor is non-smoking.

    Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room King Room
    King Room
    Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 29 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Comfortable room in soft brown and beige hues offers a King size bed, work desk, cocktail table with soft chairs, private bathroom with exquisite design. The room is non-smoking.

    Room facilities
      Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room Double Room
      Double Room
      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 29 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Comfortable room in soft brown and beige hues offers two Double beds, work desk, cocktail table with soft chairs, private bathroom with exquisite design. The room is non-smoking.

      Room facilities
        Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room Double Room
        Double Room
        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 29 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Comfortable room in soft brown and beige hues offers two Double beds, work desk, cocktail table with soft chairs, private bathroom with exquisite design. The room is non-smoking, with berth view.

        Room facilities
          Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room King Room
          King Room
          Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
          Size: 29 m²
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          This water view room features a King size bed, work desk, coffee table, private bathroom. The room with bright and casual contemporary décor comes with private balcony. The room is non-smoking.

          Room facilities
            Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room King Room
            King Room
            Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 29 m²
            Check Prices
            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
            — Less information+ More information

            Comfortable room in soft brown and beige hues offers a King size bed, work desk, cocktail table with soft chairs, private bathroom with exquisite design. The room is non-smoking, with berth view.

            Room facilities
              Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room Family Room
              Executive Double Room
              Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              Comfortable room in soft brown and beige hues offers two Queen size beds, work desk with ergonomic armchairs, cocktail table with soft chairs, private bathroom with exquisite design. The room is non-smoking, with yacht basin view.

              Room facilities
                Best Western Plus Island Palms photos Room SuiteBest Western Plus Island Palms photos Room Suite
                Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed
                Size: 56 m²
                Check Prices
                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Air conditioning
                • Shower
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                Comfortable suite comprises a bedroom, a living room, a bathroom, a balcony and offers two Queen size beds, sofa bed, kitchen. The room is non-smoking, with berth view.

                Room facilities

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  2051 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, California 92, San Diego, United States, 92106-3105

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • San Diego
                    6.6 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Coaster Old Town Station
                    5.3 km
                  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
                    5.3 km
                  • Bus stop
                    800 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  4 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of rooms:
                    227

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                  What's nearby

                  Places of interest

                  Halls

                  • Shelter Island's Bali Ha'i - 700 m
                  • Portuguese Ses Hall - 800 m
                  • Point Loma Assembly - 900 m
                  • Thursday Club - 2.6 km

                  Universities, Institutes

                  • Scandinavian-American Inst - 1.1 km
                  • National University - 1.5 km
                  • Woodbury University - 1.5 km
                  • Point Loma Nazarene University - 2.3 km
                  • National University Naval Ctr - 2.4 km
                  • Global Leaders University - 2.4 km

                  Air business related

                  • Travelers Aid Society - 2.9 km

                  Casinos

                  • Aladdin School of Casino Deal - 3.7 km

                  Military facilities

                  Beaches

                  Local attractions

                  • Spreckels Park - 5.3 km
                    Orange Ave btwn 6th & 7th Sts, Coronado
                  • Silver Strand State Beach - 11.8 km
                    5000 Hwy 75, Coronado
                  • Windansea Beach - 14.0 km
                    6800 Neptune Place, San Diego
                  • Coronado Municipal Beach - 6.9 km
                    Silver Strand Blvd, Coronado
                  • Living Coast Discovery Center - 13.7 km
                    1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  4 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of rooms:
                    227
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                  Cities nearby
                  • La Mesa hotels - 14 km
                  • El Cajon hotels - 20 km
                  • Chula Vista hotels - 11 km
                  • Santee hotels - 22 km
                  • Coronado hotels - 4 km
                  • Del Mar hotels - 29 km
                  • National City hotels - 7 km
                  • La Jolla hotels - 17 km
                  • Jamul hotels - 26 km
                  • Imperial Beach hotels - 15 km

                  Best Western Plus Island Palms Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Island Palms

                  Average guest rating

                  8.0out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 91 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • Family with children
                    7.8

                    Location, Location, Location and the beds were pretty comfortable too!

                    Ordered room service and breakfast was cold when delivered.

                  • Older travelers
                    5.8

                    Location was good directly at the Marina and surrounding was very peaceful and quiet. Hotel had a nice restaurant with good seafood selection. Room was spacious and had a great 33inch Monitor. Bathroom was spacious with nice shower.

                    Room was very noisy as located on ground floor and early morning you could hear the cleaning crew moving around outside the room. Also you can hear clearly the new arriving hotel guests dragging their suitcases on the floor near our room. Reception was not helpful in handing us another room which had a better location and would have been less noisy. Not much restaurants nearby so the only choice you have for dinner is the hotel restaurant unless you want to drive 10-15 min back to the city. Pricing is overrated compared to the hotel rating of 4*. would not stay there again

                  • Family with children
                    8.2

                    1.Location 2. Housekeeping service was good and on time

                  • Couple
                    8.8

                    The room was good and the area close to the bar with jacuzzi and pool

                    Everything was fine, it is only a bit distant from the city center, so a taxi is needed all the time

                  • Group of friends
                    7.0

                    When I made the reservation, I requested two seperate double beds as it was an option available during reservation process. When I checked in I was given one double bed. There was also a problem with the A/C that it was not cooling properly.

                  • Older travelers
                    6.6

                    The location was great, however the facilities were only meadiocre for the money.

                    Expensive for what you received

                  • Couple
                    5.4

                    There stayed some moto riders who made big noise by their motos which badly dsturbed other guests. Hotel should arrange an outside parking area for them. No matter how beautiful the place is, the hotel can't sleep well in, why stay?

                  • Single
                    7.0

                    The hotel was in a good position for visit San Diego.

                    For 2 mornings (I was 4 days) there was a noise like a horn that disturbed my sleep.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.8

                    The view from the room was, nice and the room was of adequate size and cleanliness.

                    There was some sort of loading vehicle every morning between 7 and 9 am that was very disruptive. The doors are very loud when they close even if you try your best to close them quietly and they shake the whole building.

                  • Couple
                    10.0

                    I chose this hotel based on the number of good reviews so I feel inclined to add my own. We were not disappointed, the room and grounds were clean and beautiful, the bathroom was huge, nice shower, good water pressure, the toilet had a flush that could take down a bowling ball, the staff was friendly and accommodating, free parking (!) and free bicycle rental (!) I loved everything about it, would definitely stay there again.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.0

                    Great restaurant & superb chef, lovely surroundings and quiet away from the buzz of the city.

                    Breakfast was very poorly organised, slow and ineffiecient. Room service breakfast was cold. Location was great but gave no easy access to San Diego apart from one shuttle in the morning and one back late afternoon so if you didn't want to drive at night you were stuck with nowhere else to go. Also no shops of any kind nearby.

                  • Couple
                    6.6

                    The location next to the marina is quite and the parking is free!

                  • Couple
                    9.6

                    relaxing location next to the marina. the hotel staff is very helpful. parking is free.

                  • Couple
                    8.8

                    Clean room, nice views and helpful staff.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    I liked the location and the nautical environment and loved the beds.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  2051 Shelter Island Drive San Diego, California 92, San Diego, United States, 92106-3105

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • San Diego
                    6.6 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Coaster Old Town Station
                    5.3 km
                  • San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
                    5.3 km
                  • Bus stop
                    800 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  4 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of rooms:
                    227