Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Rated 8.2 in 988 reviews. 221 rooms.


You're in for a real treat when you choose the BEST WESTERN PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina. Located on Shelter Island, San Diego's Hawaiian isle, our waterfront resort hotel delivers a relaxing, peaceful experience for leisure and business travelers. Discover spacious guest rooms and suites, caring service and an abundance of amenities. A central location makes it a breeze to access San Diego's major attractions. Bottom line: you'll have a grand guest experience at our Top 25 hotel.

Set on Shelter Island along San Diego Bay, this hotel offers a private marina, stunning views of the bay and an on-site restaurant. San Diego International Airport is 13 minutes' drive away from the property.

Rooms at Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina include a refrigerator, a coffee machine and ironing facilities.

The Blue Wave Bar & Grill serves fresh seafood, delicious steaks and more. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Blue Wave boasts outdoor dining as well as stunning views of the San Diego Bay and the hotel's marina.

Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina features 2 bay-side pools as well as a fitness centre. After a day exploring scenic Shelter Island, guests can relax in the outdoor hot tub or beside the outdoor fireplace.

San Diego's vibrant Gaslamp Quarter is 9.5 km away. Ocean Beach is 15 minutes’ drive away.

Spa Facilities

  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina

  1. Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

    Wifi is so terrible in the room...! They need to improve this!

    13 m from hotel
    2051 Shelter Island Dr

  2. Blue Wave Bar & Grill

    Get their vanilla French toast. It's to die for

    28 m from hotel
    2051 Shelter Island Dr

  3. Sail San Diego

    Awesome time! Cpt. Mike was great and very knowledgeable.

    41 m from hotel
    2051 Shelter Island (behind Best Western)

  4. Shelter Island Shoreline Park

    Great spot for a beach BBQ

    263 m from hotel
    Shelter Island Dr

  5. Fathom Bistro, Bait & Tackle

    This place might be an only-in-San Diego special. Where else could you eat house made sausages while drinking local beer in a still-operational bait and tackle shop on a pier? [Eater 38 Member]

    263 m from hotel
    1776 Shelter Island Dr

  6. Humphreys Backstage Live

    Good food. Good service. Great live music! Come for Happy Hour (daily from 5 - 7 pm)... Music starts from 7pm.

    385 m from hotel
    2241 Shelter Island Dr

  7. Humphrey's Restaurant

    Try the brittle!!

    387 m from hotel
    2241 Shelter Island Dr

  8. Humphreys Concerts By the Bay

    Get there early to ditch your seats and sit along the garden wall for a better view (via

    457 m from hotel
    2241 Shelter Island Dr

  9. Bali Hai Restaurant

    Mai Tais are like children. One is not enough and three are too many

    0.9 km from hotel
    2230 Shelter Island Dr

  10. Pomodoro Ristorante Italiano

    The artichoke appetizer is excellent. Don't miss it!

    0.9 km from hotel
    2833 Avenida de Portugal

  11. Umi Sushi

    I've been to just about every sushi bar in San Diego. This one is still my number one :)

    0.9 km from hotel
    2806 Shelter Island Dr

  12. NTC Park

    Great place for kids! And a great place for a run.

    2.8 km from hotel
    Farragut Rd