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Bay Club Hotel & Marina

3 stars
2131 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
127 reviews
Great Smaller Hotel w/Superb Staff

Our only complaint the whole time there was the noise of the people that were above us. The problem... See full review

  • Adam Nicole
  • Apr 7, 2014
Great place to stay

Very nice staff, great location, clean, and helpful staff. Reasonable price for parking. See full review

  • Seems like all taken
  • Jan 29, 2014
In the shade of a spectacular San Diego view

Bay Club Hotel & Marina in San Diego sits on Shelter Island – San Diego's Hawaiian Isle. Rooms offer spectacular views of the marina, the San Diego Bay and the city beyond. Guests find a staff that is attentive to details and expert in creating a comfortable atmosphere. Located in a low traffic area, visitors to the Bay Club Hotel & Marina find the marina a pleasure to walk. A short walk to Coronado Island leads families to a park for children. All of this and more is located 10 minutes from the airport.

3 Reasons To Stay:
  • The views alone are worth the price
  • Close proximity to the best attractions in San Diego
  • Complimentary breakfast with unique cuisine
Bay Club Hotel & Marina Rooms

All rooms offer spectacular views and outstanding comfort. A separate bathroom with vanity area is equipped with a hair-dryer, and an iron and board to leave guests looking their best. Comforts abound, with 42-inch plasma television as standard along with a refrigerator, coffee machine and complimentary coffee. Guests staying for business enjoy a peaceful in-room workspace. Wake up in a spacious room and enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet before heading into one of the most vibrant cities in California. Return to a bay view room and a panorama of the shimmering skyline, or a marina view room facing west and watch the beautiful oceanic sunsets. Lounge by the pool, work out in the fully equipped gym or rest tired muscles in the Jacuzzi. Get discounts on certain attractions from the hotel reception. The Bay Club Hotel & Marina is a 100 percent no-smoking facility and kids under 12 stay free. Enjoy complimentary airport transportation at the end of the visit. Those who arrive by boat enjoy the "Dine'n'Dock" Special with rooms at the Bay Club Hotel & Marina while docking their vessel in a world-class marina.

Things To Do:
  • San Diego Harbor Island Drive (3.6 mi/5.7 km)
  • Balboa Park (4.7 mi/7.5 km)
  • Mission Bay Park (6.3 mi/10.1 km)
  • Gaslamp Quarter (6.3 mi/10.1 km)
  • San Diego Zoo (8.6 mi/13.8 km)
  • SeaWorld Aquarium (13 mi/20.9 km)
  • Legoland California (33.6 mi/54 km)

Bay Club Hotel & Marina Rooms

Marina View Room
Enjoy relaxing picturesque views of our private marina along with several other sailboat-filled marinas and the sunset over Point Loma. These rooms are located on our first or second floor and offer one king bed or two queen beds, 42 inch plasma TV, separate bath and vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, hair dryer, iron and board, work desk, in room safe, voicemail and wireless internet access
Partial View Room
Furnished with one king bed or two queen beds (bed type cannot be guaranteed and will be assigned upon check-in), a patio or balcony with partial/limited views of the bay from the first floor, 42" plasma TV, separate bath and vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, hair dryer, iron and board, work desk, in room safe, voicemail and complimentary wireless internet access. Rooms are approximately 385 square feet. All rooms include full buffet breakfast.
Bay View Room
Enjoy relaxing picturesque views of San Diego Bay, North Island Naval Air Station and the shimmering skyline of downtown San Diego. These rooms are located on our 1st or 2nd floor and offer one king bed or two queen beds, 42 inch plasma TV, separate bath and vanity area, mini refrigerator, coffee maker with complimentary coffee, hair dryer, iron and board, work desk, in room safe, voicemail and wireless internet access.

Amenities

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Dining
Free full breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Accessible parking
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Handicapped parking
Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Ramp access to buildings

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Hotel Map

32.7157 -117.2247
Area served
Located on scenic Shelter Island in Point Loma on the west side of San Diego Bay just three miles from the airport.
Nearby airports
San Diego International Airport/Lindbergh Field (SAN): Approximate driving time is 10 minutes and distance is three miles.
Area description
Cruise-ship terminal - 5 miles, SeaWorld - 5 miles, San Diego Zoo - 5 miles, Gaslamp Quarter - 6 miles, San Diego Convention Center - 6 miles, Downtown San Diego - 7 miles, Petco Park - 7 miles, Mission Bay Park - 7 miles, La Jolla - 10 miles, Tijuana, Baja Mexico - 15 miles, Legoland (theme park) - 25 miles, Wild Animal Park -25 miles.

Nearby points of interest

  • Sunset Cliffs: 1.8 mi
  • Port of San Diego: 1.9 mi
  • Hospitality Point: 2.6 mi
  • Whaley House Museum: 3.1 mi
  • Old Town San Diego: 3.2 mi
  • Bazaar Del Mundo: 3.2 mi
  • Heritage Park: 3.2 mi
  • Firehouse Museum: 3.4 mi
  • Sea World: 3.4 mi
  • Childrens Museum of San Diego: 3.5 mi
  • Junipero Serra Museum: 3.6 mi
  • San Diego Convention Center: 3.7 mi
  • Gaslamp Quarter: 3.8 mi
  • PETCO Park: 4 mi
  • Belmont Park: 4.1 mi
  • Sunset Cliffs: 1.8 mi
  • Port of San Diego: 1.9 mi
  • Hospitality Point: 2.6 mi
  • Whaley House Museum: 3.1 mi
  • Old Town San Diego: 3.2 mi
  • Bazaar Del Mundo: 3.2 mi
  • Heritage Park: 3.2 mi
  • Firehouse Museum: 3.4 mi
  • Sea World: 3.4 mi
  • Childrens Museum of San Diego: 3.5 mi
  • Junipero Serra Museum: 3.6 mi
  • San Diego Convention Center: 3.7 mi
  • Gaslamp Quarter: 3.8 mi
  • PETCO Park: 4 mi
  • Belmont Park: 4.1 mi
  • San Diego Museum of Art: 4.1 mi
  • San Diego Aerospace Museum: 4.2 mi
  • San Diego Automotive Museum: 4.2 mi
  • San Diego Museum of Man: 4.4 mi
  • San Diego Zoo: 4.4 mi
  • Timken Museum of Art: 4.5 mi
  • Botanical Building: 4.5 mi
  • Casa De Balboa: 4.6 mi
  • San Diego Natural History Museum: 4.6 mi
  • Spanish Village Art Center: 4.7 mi
  • Fleet Space Theater and Science Center: 4.7 mi
  • Mission Bay Park: 5.1 mi
  • Pacific Beach: 5.8 mi
  • Qualcomm Stadium: 6.5 mi
  • Family Fun Center: 8.7 mi
  • Chula Vista Nature Center: 8.9 mi
  • Sorrento Valley: 12.2 mi
  • California Center For The Arts Museum: 28.9 mi
  • Legoland: 29 mi
  • Cox Arena: 2,121.7 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
From 10 to 100, meetings are banquets are never lost in the shuffle at The Bay Club Hotel. With our boutique style, it's a breeze making your group our priority. All three of our meeting and banquet rooms have tasteful decor, incredible views and are conveniently located just off the lobby.

Dining

Bay Club Bar & Grill
Our Bay Club Bar & Grill offers one of San Diego's best marina views along with an intimate friendly setting. Relax and indulge yourself with one of our delicious menu selections. Choose from fresh seafood specials, steaks, pastas, specialty salads, sandwiches and seafood combinations. Happy Hour is a must Monday through Friday from 4PM to 7PM. Complimentary full hot breakfast is included each morning. We also serve lunch and dinner and provide room service. Hours 7AM to 10PM. (Room service until 9:45PM)

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (127)

Ratings and reviews for Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Overall score

4.1 / 5
127 out of 127
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.2

98% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
RSHJR
Denver, CO
Apr 14, 2014

Layover Stay

Great stay, beautiful setting surrounded by boats and water. Wrapping up a remodel, should be even better when all is wrapped up.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
hillbillhywill
Business
virginia
Apr 11, 2014

Amazing views.

Needed to stay at Point Loma for a conference. The views of San Diego from this hotel are incredible. Staff were also very nice. Hotel was being remodeled, but overall a great value. Plus breakfast on the patio overlooking the marina was an added bonus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

La Jolla is a short drive and a lovely destination.

Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

5
Adam Nicole
Des Moines, Iowa
Apr 7, 2014

Great Smaller Hotel w/Superb Staff

Our only complaint the whole time there was the noise of the people that were above us. The problem was quickly rectified by the excellent hotel staff and we were given a 2nd Floor Corner room. The amenities were relatively the same, but the quietness and the new view was outstanding. There was nothing wrong with our first rooms view and/or amenities, just the noisy people above us. You have water all around, so I can't really imagine a bad room in the place. Comes with complementary delicious breakfast. I was actually quite surprised with how good and fresh and something a little new each day for choices of breakfast items. The location was within minutes of the freeway or the airport and anywhere you wanted to get by the shore. The staff took care of us as if we were one of there own, absolutely wonderful. I would recommend Bay Club Hotel and Marina to anyone. Very suitable to families with smaller children and older couples, as it is a nice quiet and quaint place. Or a young couple looking for a quick, quiet and cozy vaca.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Seaport Village. Get your parking validated.

Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
MrJonathan
Philadelphia
Mar 30, 2014

Spring Time at Bay Club

We thought this was a perfect location. I traveled here with my girlfriend as a chance to get away and see the West coast. This hotel was a perfect location. 15 minutes from most locations (city, beach, restaurants). We traveled up the coast (20 minutes) to beaches like Mission, Pacific, and La Jolla. It was nice to wake up and walk across the street to a nice walking path and beach where you could take in the "greener" side of San Diego.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

La Jolla is absolutely beautiful and only about 20 minutes away. Also Point Loma offers many things to do, but make sure to get to sunset cliffs for the sunset and hit a dispensary before you go to really chill out and enjoy.

Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
Jim the satisfied man
Alta Loma
Mar 19, 2014

Nice get away

We like being on the Shelter Isaland bay for the walking and running exercise in a beautiful setting.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

C-Level on Harbor Island across from the airport. It is on the upper end for pricing, but a hip setting right on the water. The earlier you can get there in the evening the less wait time. I enjoyed the Salmon. They have a great Kobe burger as well and lobster macaroni is also great.

Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

3
bobred
Langley, BC
Mar 4, 2014

Potential gem

Great location for walking and easy car access to most attractions in San Diego. Close to water, great views. Best complimentary breakfast we've ever had. The rooms have been redone but still feel a little dated. Some are larger than average though. Need better chairs. Great bed. About to redo the common areas which will be nice. Might check immediate hotel neighbours but would definitely go back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
O felix culpa
Atlanta, Ga
Mar 4, 2014

NIce getaway

Although the hotel was being remodeled, it was still charming and inviting. The best experience was the staff - they were polite and attentive. They were always smiling and that makes a big difference when you are looking to enjoy yourself on vacation. The bartender and the shuttle drivers/attendant/desk clerk/concierge were excellent. The accommodations were great and the size for the room more than exceeded our expectations. We plan to return to the Bay Club Hotel/ Marina.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
Barbara Business Traveler
Business
Milwaukee, WI
Feb 28, 2014

San Diego Business Trip

Staff is very riendly, courteous, professional and always eager to help. The location is excellent. Enjoyed walking along the water. My room was very spacious.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
Gregggy
San diego
Feb 21, 2014

Valentines getaway

Room was nice and clean and the fridge was cold:))view was really nice. Bird droppings on the balcony but can't stop birds. Only thing was they were replacing carpet in the halls and was sooo loud. We mentioned it to staff and they gave us a free night. Def stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Bali hai restaurant is awesome and really close. Highly recommended.

Review of Bay Club Hotel & Marina

Reviewer score

4
YumaCarol
Yuma, AZ
Feb 18, 2014

Great Service and Food

When we arrived at the hotel, I was very disappointed in our standard bay view room. It was more like a parking lot view with the bay in the background. The patio held no privacy. The hotel was fully booked but the gentleman at the desk offered to move us the next day if we could handle the one night. They moved us to a premium marina view room that was just beautiful. The breakfast buffet was one of the better ones I've had included at a hotel. Our greatest delight was the value and quality of food in the restaurant. The food was excellent to say the least. It was priced well, and they had 20% off coupons at the desk. We ended up eating lunch and dinner there the second day. Parking was very reasonable at $5/day also. My only complaints about the hotel would be that the standard bay view rooms are right on the parking lot and the plumbing could use an update. I have already booked a room to go back there next month!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: In Hotel

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