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Bay Club Hotel & Marina

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Palm Beach Gardens
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Reviewed 12 December 2012

Once again, I stayed at the Bay Club overnight on the way to visit family and as always, I thoroughly enjoyed the facility and staff. The Bay side room will be my choice on my next visit in the Spring.

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

Thank you for taking time to leave a review of our hotel! We are so glad to hear that you "thoroughly enjoyed" your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to sunny San Diego! Warmly, Aaron Willard More 

Everett, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We were unfamiliar with Shelter Island and chose the Bay Club mainly on price for our one night stay prior to a very early flight out. We found the hotel staff each wonderfully friendly and open, the facilities clean, and we arrived as they were finishing the decorating of a beautiful Christmas tree in the lobby. The piano player in... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your five-star review of our hotel! It is wonderful to hear that you had an "excellent stay" and that you found our staff "friendly and open". Indeed, we try our best to make each guest feel at home with us. We truly hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back on your... More 

Redmond, Washington
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Overall the stay was nice. The staff were friendly. But it was very loud on the marina side where our room was located. We may not stay here again next time when we're in San Diego due to the noise level.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay at our hotel. We are certainly glad to hear that you found our staff friendly and had a nice stay overall. I do apologize that you found the marina side of our hotel to be noisy. Indeed, due to our marina view rooms overlooking... More 

Oakland, California
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50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

The facilities look quite nice, but the walls are paper thin. We weren't to sleep either night courtesy of the people next door. We could hear virtually everything they did, and then the first night we heard snoring like a banchee. The second night whoever was in the room next door felt compelled to have a very loud discussion until... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at the Bay Club Hotel. I would like to offer our sincere apologies for your experience. We did recently have some challenges with our fire alarm system, but are confident that the wiring issues have been resolved. We pride ourselves on being... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Stayed over thanksgiving weekend 4 nites.ith our freinds Very comfortable stay Enjoyed seeing ships go by our window. Great breakfest start 2 our day. Everyone very helpful. Will deffinately stay here again. Hope to make the trip with our good freinds again soon.

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

Dear Guest, We really appreciate your taking time to leave a five-star review of our hotel! We aim for the highest levels of guest service and satisfaction and are so glad to hear when we succeed. It is wonderful to hear that you found us a "great place to stay", that you were "comfortable" and found our staff "very helpful".... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Spent a night here after a cruise. Was happy to find that reception was happy to organize a very early checkin despite being heavily booked and went the extra mile to ensure we were familiar with local facilities/shopping etc. Room was not the most modern I have stayed in but was quiet and everything worked - our main priority. The... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 26 November 2012

This was our 2nd trip to the Bay Club Hotel & Marina in the last 13 weeks. We enjoyed our first stay so much we had to go back and brought some friends with us this time. Fantastic Views and Fantastic Service. Highly Recommend. Again, great staff and hopitality. Nice comfy feeling to the hotel.

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SO. Cal.
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Fairly close to San Diego airport - but far enough away to not get the noise. Property is clean, but lacks character. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Bar pours a decent drink. Airport shuttle does not run early.

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

Dear "BajaMike," Thank you very much for taking the time to submit your review on TripAdvisor after your recent stay at the Bay Club Hotel. While I am certainly glad you found our rooms "clean and comfortable" and that you enjoyed your visit to our bar, I was very disappointed to learn that, overall, your stay did not live up... More 

East Yorkshire
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Stayed in November for 12 nights. The room was very good, spacious and with views across the bay to Coranado and downtown San Diego. Breaksfast was included and consisted of cereal, porrige, bacon, sausage, scrambled egg and either waffles or pancakes which was fine but repetitive. The pool was small with limited sun loungers for the size of the hotel.... More 

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Reviewed 25 November 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the Bay Club Hotel. The decor is a bit tacky, but this hotel is great value for money. We paid $125 for one night, which included a great breakfast buffet (toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, home fries, fruit, coffee, juice, etc.). The parking fee was only $5, much cheaper than other San Diego hotels.... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Address: 2131 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €102 - €199 (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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