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Bay Club Hotel & Marina

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 20 December 2012

We always stay here when in San Diego, Everything about the place is great....location, parking, rooms, breakfast included, nice restaurant and bar. Room is spacious and bright with a view. Can't recommend it highly enough>

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Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Great hopitality and a wonderful location. They were very knowledgable with all areas we asked about. They would call a cab for us when needed. Sunday evenings in December there is the parade of lights on the bay. Numerous boat are decorated and they parade in front of the hotel. It was very festive. It was a very clean hotel....

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We had a nice quiet room on 2 floor with marina view. Room and hotel overall were very cleaned and well maintained . Staff is very friendly and helpful. Excellent complimentary breakfast. Airport transportation is also complimentary. Location is also great: close to public transportation, downtown, airport. A lot of good restaurants in walking distance. Our favorite was Umi sushi....

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BUFFALO
Reviewed 18 December 2012

We stayed here over thanksgiving and we almost don't want to write a review, because we don't want everyone to find out about this place! It was very nice. Stayed alot of places in San Diego and this was by far the best. Awesome location on shelter island with walking distance to great food. Its a small place so don't...

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Modesto, California, United States
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This is our go-to place to stay when we visit our son and d-i-l in San Diego! The rooms are comfortable, the people are welcoming, the views are awesome! Every morning there is a freshly cooked breakfast awaiting you- eggs, waffles, bacon, sausage, bagels, pastries, fruit, juices, coffee and more. We also enjoy eating nearby at the Bali Hai restaurant...

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thisavonladysadude, Front Office Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We truly appreciate your taking the time to leave a five-star review of our hotel. It is wonderful to hear that we are your "go-to place to stay" when visiting San Diego! We aim to make every guest feel at home and we are so glad that you do. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed all...

Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 17 December 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the Bay Club Hotel. The breakfast buffet was very good and the servers were attentive. The buffet consisted of potatoes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, a specialty egg dish, toast, muffins, and pastries as well as coffee and orange juice. We had a fillet mignon with crab cakes for dinner one evening which was very good....

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thisavonladysadude, Front Office Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your taking time to let us know about your recent visit to our hotel. It is great to hear that you found our property to be a "nice place to stay by the bay." We strive to provide a pleasant experience for all of our guests and it is gratifying to hear when we succeed. Thank...

Pinner, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2012

A great location away from the hustle and bustle of San Diego with the Marina on one side of the hotel and the bay on the other side. We had a great room with fantastic views. A good size, clean and very comfortable. I would describe the hotel as cozy and homely rather than high end but certainly one to...

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thisavonladysadude, Front Office Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to share with us about your recent stay at our hotel. We are so glad to hear that you found us a "good value in a great location." We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to sunny San Diego! Warmly, Aaron Willard Front Office Manager

Portsmouth, RI
Reviewed 14 December 2012

We arrived late and this was a close hotel to spend the night before we embarked on our trip. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and very clean. I would recommend this hotel.

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thisavonladysadude, Front Office Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear that, even though it was just a "quick stay", you found our staff "very friendly and helpful" and your room "spacious and very clean". We truly hope you will return the next time your travels bring you to San Diego. Warmly, Aaron Willard

Los Angeles
Reviewed 13 December 2012

great view and fulfilling complimentary breakfast, i just wish they had cream cheese and decaf tea) Close to old town, down-town and outlets. Quite and clean. Really nice affordable prices. Good restaurants are near-by.

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thisavonladysadude, Front Office Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your five-star review of our hotel! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your suggestions for our breakfast. We hope to have the privilege of welcoming you back on your next visit to San Diego! Warmly, Aaron Willard

Montana
Reviewed 12 December 2012

We stayed for 2 days and really enjoyed our stay. The staff was very helpful and bent over backwards to help us. They even shuttled us to a nearby restaurant one evening. The room was spacious and very clean. The breakfast was awesome and free! I would surely recommend this hotel!

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thisavonladysadude, Front Office Manager at Bay Club Hotel & Marina, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your taking the time to share about your recent visit to our hotel. It is wonderful to hear that you found our staff "helpful" and your room "spacious and very clean". We strive for the highest levels of guest service and are proud that it shows. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Greetings from San Diego and beautiful Shelter Island, home of San Diego's best-kept secret, Bay Club Hotel & Marina. Our scenic waterfront location is conveniently close to the airport, the Gaslamp Quarter, Sea World, the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, the Convention Center and local beaches. We are honored to have been inducted into TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame, having been awarded their coveted Certificate of Excellence from 2011 through 2015. As our guest, you'll be delighted with our waterfront location, nautical decor, fantastic restaurant and lounge and our friendly and devoted staff. The Bay Club Hotel & Marina is the only hotel on Shelter Island offering a secure underground parking garage with convenient parking for a nominal nightly fee. Also, we do NOT charge resort fees. Each of our 105 guest rooms and suites are non-smoking and offer breathtaking views of San Diego Bay or our private marina and picturesque Point Loma. You'll enjoy our 42-inch plasma HDTV's and free HBO and Disney channels. Our guests enjoy complimentary WiFi, complimentary weekday USA Today newspapers, complimentary morning coffee in the lobby, and airport, Amtrak and cruise ship shuttle for a nominal fee. Be sure to check out our gift shop offering travel necessities, snacks, drinks and a wide range of souvenirs. Take a dip in our heated outdoor pool and hot tub, both with a fantastic marina view. Don't forget to ask about our massage therapy services. Relax and unwind in our newly renovated restaurant, The Quarterdeck, with its fresh modern decor and a unique nautical theme along with great prices! Come join us for breakfast from our brand new menu, a business or casual lunch, Happy Hour Monday through Friday, or a delicious dinner. Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine from our fantastic selection of craft beers or our delectable wine list. Patio and outside dining are also available with panoramic views of San Diego Bay and the Point Loma hillside. Be sure to ask about our Dinner for 2 package, which includes dinner for 2 in The Quarterdeck restaurant and a bay or marina view room along with complimentary parking. Or, try our Island Escape package and you'll enjoy two welcome drinks and appetizer along with breakfast for two. We look forward to welcoming you! ... more   less 

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Address: 2131 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3106
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €101 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Club Hotel & Marina 3.5*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
Bay Club Hotel And Marina
Bay Hotel Marina
Bay Hotel San Diego
Bay Club Hotel Marina
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#23 Family Hotel in San Diego
#65 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“They have views of the Harbor and Cornado Island, or of the sailboats that park next to the quarter deck restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles agazza, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“corner suites are great, but a king size bed in room 269 has a great view of the marina”
 of 5 bubbles george1845816, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an unobstructed view”
 of 5 bubbles grege446, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“harbor views are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles 1happykat, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I like the marina view, but boaters can be noisy at night”
 of 5 bubbles Beachtravelerz, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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