We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Traveller (1373)
Room & Suite (543)
Pool & Beach (98)
Overview
Visit hotel website
2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106-3105 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit hotel website
Offers from Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Offers & Announcements:BOOK DIRECT & SAVE
Hotel packages
{"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Rooms
Dec. 23Dec. 24
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 14 partner sites to see rooms from US$113.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all San Diego hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "3133af385a0e48f48dbd53d4023c8ad4", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":79954,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32446692],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":23,"month":12,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":135,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"3133af385a0e48f48dbd53d4023c8ad4","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":159,"lowestMetaPrice":113,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":159,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":159,"lowestMetaPrice":113,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":159,"hotelName":"Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjMxMzNhZjM4NWEwZTQ4ZjQ4ZGJkNTNkNDAyM2M4YWQ0IiwiQUlLIjoiY2IxYjBjNjVjNDQ5NGY4Yjg4MDZlZmE5YjM3M2Y4ZjUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "23/12/2018", "checkOut": "24/12/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$113", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"32446692":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (4,094)
Filter reviews
3,733 results
Traveller rating
2,290
1,085
244
72
42
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
2,290
1,085
244
72
42
Show reviews that mention
All reviews casa del mar building blue wave fishing pier navy ships point loma junior suite walking path water view tennis courts hotel restaurant full kitchen hot tub short drive close to the airport sea world coffee maker the san diego area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 3,733 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Courteous staff, best happy hour hummus ever, great bar service. Im sorry it was too cold for awimming but the room was very comfotable, parking easy - and no extra fees! The location on Shelter Is. accesses a ‘promenade’ across the street and marina behind...More

2  Thank MaryLee22043
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 2 days ago

It's wonderful to see you enjoyed such a great all-around experience here at our hotel! We really appreciate your kind words about our staff and bar service as well as our happy hour specials - they are available every day of the week from 4pm...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Expectations. I booked using the old fashion way and spoke with Amber. I explained to her we would be celebrating a very special occasion in our lives while visiting San Diego. She went way beyond my request of best deal which included breakfast each morning....More

1  Thank SidBo
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded October 25, 2018

We're delighted to know that Amber really went above and beyond to help create such an excellent first impression and to make sure you would have an enjoyable visit for your special occasion! It's great to see you liked your room, our location and especially...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 night's in November great location on the bay and marina,decent sized clean room comfy bed and large shower room .Great for a walk along the wayside and pretty close to restaurants and shops,3/4miles ish to city i wasn't driving so used the...More

1  Thank ian h
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ian, it's so nice to see you had such an enjoyable stay with us last month! We're very glad you got to take advantage of our beautiful bayside location and enjoyed walking along the water and to the nearby shops and restaurants. Thanks also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked an AirB&B for the Thanksgiving holiday. Needless to say, upon arrival, that fell through and we were left with no place to stay. Having stayed at BW Island Palms a number of time (each time great), we called and they go us...More

1  Thank savytravelr17
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for sharing your great experience! We're so glad you thought to call us first when your original place fell through and it's wonderful to see you really enjoyed your stay with us once again. "Fabulous" is a word we always love to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this location. Come here twice a year to unwind. Nice local resturants to select from. If you get a room with a view of the harbor, this is a plus. Naval base near by so you may be entertained by fighters taking off. Great...More

1  Thank brettt918
Response from Spencer P, Manager at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & MarinaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brett, Thank you so much for choosing us as your destination to unwind twice each year! It's so nice to hear you love our location along with the beautiful harbor views. We agree there are many great local restaurants around - we even have...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Located on San Diego's Shelter Island, the Island Palms Hotel and Marina is surrounded by the blue waters of San Diego Bay. Nestled among 6 acres of lush, tropical landscaping, this spectacular setting More overlooks our private yacht marina and San Diego's largest yacht basin. Features and amenities include 227 beautifully-appointed guest rooms and suites, 2 heated waterfront pools and spas, waterfront restaurant and bar and over 6,300 square feet of water view meeting space. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Best Value
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Best Value
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
227
Price range
US$117 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Also Known As
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
,
Best Western San Diego
,
San Diego Best Western
Location
United States > California > San Diego
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Best Value
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
227
Price range
US$117 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Also Known As
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel And Marina
,
Best Western San Diego
,
San Diego Best Western
Location
United States > California > San Diego
Photos
Traveller (1,373)
Room & Suite (543)
Pool & Beach (98)
Dining (28)
Amenities (12)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 291 nearby hotels
Bay Club Hotel & Marina
1,586 reviews
.35 km away
Humphreys Half Moon Inn
1,834 reviews
.50 km away
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort
807 reviews
.73 km away
Cabrillo Inn & Suites Airport
155 reviews
1.03 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,554 nearby restaurants
Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano
299 reviews
.88 km away
Humphreys Restaurant
411 reviews
.41 km away
Vessel Restaurant + Bar
239 reviews
.66 km away
Loma Bonita Mexican Food
16 reviews
.90 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,337 nearby attractions
Harbor and Shelter Islands
308 reviews
.96 km away
Eppig Brewing
8 reviews
1.07 km away
Japanese Friendship Bell
7 reviews
.84 km away
Sail Southern California
23 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Mamachoco
November 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Spencer P | Property representative |
Hello and thank you so much for your question! I hope our hotel will be a great fit for you during next year's trip; it sounds like one of our 2 Queen Suites would be perfect since it's spacious, quiet, comes with a... More
1
Vote
Tetongolf
November 21, 2018|
Answer
Response from Spencer P | Property representative |
Yes! Both of our pools are heated and are open year-round, along with our two hot tubs, which are especially nice when the weather gets cooler. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask! Spencer... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Rooms with a Marina view."
savytravelr17
1 week ago
Read review
"good for couples and families. try to get a room that faces the marina. has acouple of pools and hot tubs."
782juliee
Oct. 13, 2018
Read review
"We were in Santa Barbara wing overlooking the marina which was just lovely but I think all rooms are just..."
JaneSmoothy
Oct. 13, 2018
Read review
"The Del Mar building. Ask for a room overlooking the marina/pool area."
LisaT503
Sep. 16, 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing