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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

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8.7

Excellent

1,236 reviews

1,236 reviews

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9.1

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
Available
Popular landmarks
USS Midway Museum 4.9 km
Seaport Village 5.3 km
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park 5.4 km
SeaWorld 5.7 km
Petco Park 6.7 km
San Diego Zoo 7.7 km
Balboa Park 8.0 km
Coronado Bridge 19.0 km
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve 24.8 km
Nearby landmarks
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay 400 m
Japanese Friendship Bell 840 m
Americas Cup Harbor 880 m
YOLO Board San Diego 920 m
Harbor and Shelter Islands 960 m
Kellogg's Beach 980 m
Eppig Brewing 980 m
St Agnes Catholic Church 1.2 km
Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Airport 1.4 km
Jensen's Foods 1.9 km

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego Intl. Airport, San Diego (CA), United States, 92106-3105 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the San Diego Intl. Airport part of San Diego (CA), this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous San Diego Zoo. Rated with 3 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and hot tub on-site.

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Highlights

Front desk [24-hour]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Hot tub

Air conditioning

Daily housekeeping

Announcements by hotel (1)
Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the property is implementing additional measures to protect the safety of guests and staff. Some services and amenities may be limited or unavailable. Please contact the property for more information.

Facilities

Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Swimming pool [indoor]

Fitness center

Check-in/out [express]

Cash withdrawal

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Value for money8.4
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportSan Diego International Airport (SAN)
Distance to airport3.9 km

Rooms available at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

Accessible Room with 1 King Bed, Sofabed and Bathtub - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 41 m²/441 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 queen beds
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2-Story Marina View Suite with Sofabed and Kitchenette - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Marina view
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 king bed
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Scenic View Suite with 2 Queen beds, Sofabed and Kitchenette - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 queen beds
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Suite with 1 King Bed, Sofabed, Kitchen, and Patio - Disabled Access, No Smoking
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  • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 queen beds
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Waterview Room in Casa Del Mar Building with 1 King Bed - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 queen beds
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Water View Casa Marina Room with 2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 king bed
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Marina View Suite with 2 Queen beds, Kitchen and Patio - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
  • Marina view
  • 2 queen beds
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Marina View Suite with 1 King Bed, Sofabed, Full Kitchen and Patio - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
  • Marina view
  • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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Scenic View Suite with 1 King Bed, Sofabed and Kitchenette - No Smoking
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  • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 king bed
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2 Queen Beds - Disabled Access, No Smoking
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  • Room size: 55 m²/592 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 queen beds
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Check-in is from 04:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is available for a fee of 25 USD per day. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel.

Is breakfast offered at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 14 USD if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What is the smoking policy at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

What is the closest airport to Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

The closest airport is San Diego International Airport, 3.8 km away from Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina.

What restaurants are nearby Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina is located in San Diego Intl. Airport, famous for good restaurants such as Bali Hai, Fig Tree Cafe and Blue Wave Bar & Grill.

What popular shopping places are close to Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina is located in San Diego Intl. Airport area which features shopping places such as San Diego Comic Art Gallery.

What are popular attractions near Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina is located in San Diego Intl. Airport area, which is famous for attractions such as Japanese Friendship Bell, Kellogg's Beach and Murals of La Jolla.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina?

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina is located in the San Diego Intl. Airport area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Point Loma, Americas Cup Harbor and Spanish Landing.

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What people love about Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "I like it, all are perfect"

    HUSSAM

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    November 4, 2022

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "The staffs are courteous."

    Carla

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    September 9, 2022

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "Rooms were enough to have comfortable nights."

    Taehyun

    |

    July 26, 2022

Overall rating:

8.7

Excellent
1,236 reviews
Cleanliness
8.8
Facilities
8.6
Location
9.1
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What travelers say they love:
The place is lovely !!!
Ronit from Israel
Couple
More about Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

More about Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina

Never miss a single attraction in San Diego (CA) when staying at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina. Getting around in San Diego (CA) is easy when staying at this hotel, strategically placed right in the heart of the city. Enjoy more possibilities on your vacation at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina, with its convenient location just 7.6 km from the San Diego Zoo.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to travelers. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hotel's free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy convenient available parking right at the hotel. Front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out and safety deposit boxes can assist with your needs.
Packing light is possible at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina thanks to the hotel's laundry service keeping your clothes clean. Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time. For the comfort and health of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hotel.
Designed for comfort, all guestrooms offer a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. For your comfort, some rooms at the hotel are equipped with air conditioning. Some rooms at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina even come with extra design features such as a balcony or terrace. In-room entertainment amenities are available in some rooms and include daily newspaper, television and cable TV.
In some select rooms, you can find a refrigerator and a coffee or tea maker at your disposal. Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina also provides a hair dryer and toiletries in bathrooms for select rooms.


Dining and things to do

Every day at Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina begins with a delicious in-house breakfast. A variety of convenient and tasty dining options are waiting for you at the hotel, for whenever you get hungry. A memorable night with your travel companions can be had without going far, at the hotel's bar. Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina has vending machines for 24-hour available light snacks and/or drinks.
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina offers wonderful recreational facilities for guests to enjoy. Be sure to spend some time exploring the beach, which is accessible directly from the hotel. End your days in total relaxation with a visit to the massage, hot tub and spa. Spend some time relaxing at the hotel's pool.
Check out the hotel's fitness facility to stay fit and firm on vacation. Cool off on hot days by joining water-world activities like fishing. Engage in some easy evening fun with other guests with the hotel's tennis court.


Around the property

Experience San Diego (CA) like a true local. An afternoon of browsing the works at USS Midway Museum located 4.8 km away can familiarize you with the local art scene. Enjoy the simple pleasures of an oceanside getaway, with La Jolla Cove located 15.7 km away, where you can turn a good day into a great one with a sea view.

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Amenities and facilities

Excellent
Facilities

8.6

Most talked about facilities

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4 mentions

Housekeeping

2 mentions

Breakfast

1 mention

Swimming Pool

1 mention

Languages spoken
  • English
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub
  • Massage
  • Outdoor recreational features
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tennis court
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Breakfast takeaway service
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Hygiene certification
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service
  • Vending machine
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Kids meal
Access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
Getting around
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Car park [on-site]
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental
Available in all rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Daily newspaper
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Full kitchen
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Individual air conditioning
  • In-room safe box
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave
  • Non-smoking
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-Fi [free]

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Continental
Restaurants on site
Blue Wave Bar & Grill
  • Cuisine: American
  • Menu: Buffet

Location

2051 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego Intl. Airport, San Diego (CA), United States, 92106-3105
Exceptional
Location

9.1

Airports
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN)
    3.9 km
  • Brown Field Municipal Airport (SDM)
    27.7 km
Public transportation
  • Clairemont
    8.7 km
  • Balboa
    10.3 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Urgent Care & More
    4.4 km
Shopping
  • Fashion Valley
    8.3 km
Convenience store
  • 7 Eleven
    1.9 km
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM on-site

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • USS Midway Museum
    4.9 km
  • Seaport Village
    5.3 km
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
    5.4 km
  • SeaWorld
    5.7 km
  • Petco Park
    6.7 km
  • San Diego Zoo
    7.7 km
  • Balboa Park
    8.0 km
  • Coronado Bridge
    19.0 km
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
    24.8 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
    400 m
  • Japanese Friendship Bell
    840 m
  • Americas Cup Harbor
    880 m
  • YOLO Board San Diego
    920 m
  • Harbor and Shelter Islands
    960 m
  • Kellogg's Beach
    980 m
  • Eppig Brewing
    980 m
  • St Agnes Catholic Church
    1.2 km
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Airport
    1.4 km
  • Jensen's Foods
    1.9 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 3-18 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 19 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from16:00
  • Check-out until11:00
Extras
  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)14 USD
The property
  • Number of rooms 227
Parking
  • Daily parking fee25 USD

Property announcements

Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the property is implementing additional measures to protect the safety of guests and staff. Some services and amenities may be limited or unavailable. Please contact the property for more information.

Reviews of Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina from real guests

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8.7
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Cleanliness8.8
Facilities8.6
Location9.1
Room comfort and quality7.3
Service8.7
Value for money8.4
High score for San Diego (CA)
Rating
9+ Exceptional (21)
8-9 Excellent (9)
7-8 Very Good (5)
6-7 Good (5)
<6 Below Expectation (7)
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Mar - May (11)
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9.6
Exceptional
Nancy from United States
Solo traveler
2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

Beautiful Hotel right on San Diego Harbor”

I've stayed at this hotel a couple of times and it never disappoints. The property is beautiful with San Diego Harbor to the front and a marina to the back. The rooms are beautiful and the beds are exceptionally comfortable. There is a pool area onsite, although I have never used it or even seen it. The restaurant is good and will accommodate take out orders. Even though the property is near the airport, there is no noise at all in the rooms. There is a laundry room available to guests which was nice but hard to use simply due to popularity. It also appears to be a shared laundry facility for tenants of the marina. I had to try several times over 2 days to get a time when a key was available. Overall, this is one of my favorite hotels in San Diego!

Reviewed June 07, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Christopher from United States
Family with young children
Accessible Room with 1 King Bed and Roll-In Shower - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

Exceptional”

The stay was great, the rooms were clean the staff were friendly. We loved the area, the view and the park across the street for kids. The only thing I would change was the toilet paper it aaa very uncomfortable to use however everything else was great

Reviewed March 18, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Christopher
Couple
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in July 2020

Clean room/ friendly staff”

Staff did a great job at keeping everything clean. Room looked thoroughly cleaned. Felt safe staying here during the pandemic.

Reviewed August 04, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
Ronit from Israel
Couple
Marina View Room with 1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in August 2021

Exceptional”

The place is lovely !!! Only in the end did they charge us the most money, I hesitate to get them to qualify.

Reviewed August 24, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Mary from United Kingdom
Couple
2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 1 night in January 2022

Quiet location near restaurants and airport”

The gent at the front desk was so friendly and helpful--a real credit to the establishment!

Reviewed February 08, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Christopher from United States
Family with young children
2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 4 nights in March 2019

Exceptional”

Everything was great about our stay, the hotel, our room, the view and location.!we will definitely come back!

Reviewed March 27, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Belinda from Australia
Couple
Accessible Room with 1 King Bed and Roll-In Shower - No Smoking
Stayed 1 night in February 2020

Exceptional”

Great location with large rooms and amazing views

Reviewed February 09, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
Micah
Couple
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 1 night in March 2019

Relaxing”

Great property! Very beautiful location!

Reviewed March 23, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Geoff from United Kingdom
Couple
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in January 2020

Comfortable and convenient ”

Great location and comfortable

Reviewed January 19, 2020

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8.4
Excellent
Tammy from United States
Solo traveler
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in November 2020

Nice location”

Sick was cracked in half, water splashed everywhere because of this. The tub unit was laid overtop another tub....I slipped towards the drain because it’s on a huge slope.... had to fight to stand towards back of shower.... room filled with fruit flies? Had to cover my food and drink to avoid them getting in food.... bed was comfy.... hotel was half empty so not sure why they chose to buy me in 1st floor corner with view of cars instead of a nice view overlooking the harbor. Had to go back to restaurant to get condiments and fork after being told they were in the bag when I specifically asked.

Reviewed November 18, 2020

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8.0
Excellent
John from Canada
Couple
2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 1 night in January 2020

Very good”

very good service at he counter at check in. Upgraded us to a room with a view of the marina. Nice place very clean. Would stay again.

Reviewed February 17, 2020

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8.0
Excellent
Edward from United Kingdom
Family with young children
2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 4 nights in June 2019

Very good”

Great, peaceful location. Very quiet with great views out across the water. On final morning an aircraft carrier sailed by which you don’t see every day!

Reviewed July 04, 2019

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6.0
Erin from United States
Family with young children
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 1 night in June 2019

Neither good nor bad”

Didn't like that I had to pay to park or that check in wasn't until 4. The staff was really nice though and the room was clean. The location was too far from any attractions to walk to except the marina which isn't public. Odd thing that happened was that a large number of people at the pool weren't actually residents and three teens went into the restroom to make out (or more) with each other (which my 9-year-old son was very attentive to so I had to explain things to him). Their dad was there in the hot tub at the same time and joked that the teens were having a "bathroom party". Then eventually they left because they weren't guests there. Was a very strange night.

Reviewed June 17, 2019

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6.8
Good
Ramon from United States
Couple
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in October 2020

Clean , but service is slow ”

Nice hotel and clean, but slow service.

Reviewed October 06, 2020

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6.8
Good
PRAKASH
Couple
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in April 2019

Good”

No view, no elevator, no breakfast, check-in staff not friendly.

Reviewed May 05, 2019

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5.2
nancy from United States
Business traveler
Casa Marina Room with 2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in January 2019

STAINS on BEDSPREAD, peeling wallpaper, NO ICE”

Bathroom wallpaper was peeling up, tile had mold. One bedspread had red 'taco sauce' (??) stains , clearly NOT clean. Refrigerator was HOT when i came in, so I went for ice... NO ICE ON MY FLOOR. Teens were wandering the parking lot and hallways with no security guard and no parent, so i was afraid to go upstairs to trek for ice, so nothing cold to drink for hours. Had to park in a parking structure, pretty scary for a old woman alone. Staff told me to park at one end, my room was at the other end, so he didn't even know his own property and I had to hike with the luggage and supplies looking for a room number twice as far as I should have. I was like a Motel 6 with a Sheraton price tag.

Reviewed January 31, 2019

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4.8
Terrence from Vietnam
Couple
1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 2 nights in April 2019

Money stolen from room”

The cleaning staff stole money from the room, will not go back!

Reviewed February 10, 2020

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4.0
Mc from United States
Couple
Casa Marina Room with 2 Queen Beds - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in December 2021

Avoid this hotel ”

The staff in the front desk were all rude. I don’t know but it seems like they were all having a bad day. They shouldn’t be working in hospitality services. The staff in the front desk acted like owners of the hotel and we stayed there for free.

Reviewed January 07, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
WENHUI from China
Solo traveler
Suite
Stayed 4 nights in November 2014

Quite Relaxed & Comfortable”

Location, View and Conformtable Room

It was overall good stay. The 2nd stay this year in this hotel. Love the location at the shelter island. Quiet environment,good yacht and sea view. Spacious room with full kitchen.

Reviewed November 17, 2014

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9.2
Exceptional
Steve from United Kingdom
Couple
Marina View Room with 1 King Bed - No Smoking
Stayed 3 nights in June 2017

Great place to stay”

We had a room at the back of the hotel overlooking the marina. Very chilled with humming birds flying around.

Reviewed June 18, 2017

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