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Room type

Traditional Room - NonView Guestroom

One King Bed or Two Double Beds
300 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults, 2 children
Includes: Free Parking, Free Wireless Internet, Free Airport Shuttle
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Deluxe Water View Room

Two Queen Beds
Max Occupancy: 2 adults, 2 children
Includes: Free Parking, Free Wireless Internet, Free Airport Shuttle
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Island Palms Suite - Water View

One King and One Sofa Bed or Two Queen Beds
Max Occupancy: 4 adults, 2 children
Includes: Free Parking, Free Wireless Internet, Free Airport Shuttle
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Lush Shelter Island retreat on San Diego Bay

Restful getaway

This hotel is set on Shelter Island, surrounded by San Diego Bay and a private marina; Old Town is 5 miles away, and downtown San Diego is within 6 miles.

Private marina

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina offers 2 outdoor pools, 2 tennis courts, spa tubs with marina views, and a waterfront restaurant and bar. Airport shuttle is complimentary.

Wi-Fi, refrigerators

Guestrooms at the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina offer complimentary wireless Internet access, cable TV with HBO and pay movies, and refrigerators.


General

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, 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
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Event catering
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Banquet facilities
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Business services
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Security guard
  • ATM/banking
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Laundry facilities
  • Picnic area
  • Patio
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wedding services
  • Concierge services
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (complimentary)
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Total number of rooms - 227
  • Tennis on site
  • Tour assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Train station pickup (complimentary)
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2
  • Smoke-free property (fines apply)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 12
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Parking (surcharge), Parking limited (surcharge)


Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • HBO
  • Cable TV service
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Dining

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.


Recreation

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
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction nearby
  • Dock nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Complimentary bicycles on site
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Boating on site
  • Swimming on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Beach volleyball nearby
  • Boat tours on site
  • Boat cruises 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


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


General

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
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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.


Details
A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This 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.
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