Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

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555 W Ash St., San Diego, CA, 92101
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Best Western Plus Bayside Inn, located near downtown, offers you convenience and comfort. Enjoy top amenities, including a pool and on-site restaurant.
Todd Sarouhan
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Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Prices starting at $160 / night
Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Overview
Whats Nearby
Things to Know
Property Amenities
Parking
Rooms & Rates
Nearby Things to Do
Popular Activities
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Overview

Hallway at the Best Western Plus Bayside InnPool at the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

With so many hotels in downtown San Diego, you might have a hard time choosing one with the best value. Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is the perfect balance of comfort and convenience, making it a great choice with business travelers, families, and even guests looking for a good night’s sleep before their cruise.

The Best Western Plus Bayside Inn in Downtown San Diego
The Best Western Plus Bayside Inn in Downtown San Diego

Prime Location Near the Port of San Diego

With a prime location near the Port of San Diego, this hotel is walking distance from cruise terminals as well as the many attractions that keep this Southern California city on the top of many people’s not-to-be-missed list, year after year.

Beautiful Art at the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Beautiful Art at the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

Cozy and Simple Guest Rooms

The common areas and the 120 guest rooms are decorated with relaxing neutral shades and stylish modern accents for a warm, cozy feel. Each room has a gorgeous view of the bay, the city, or the pool from its private balcony and casual furnishings that invite you to relax and unwind.

Mini Market at the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Mini Market at the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

Convenient On-Site Amenities

If you’ve forgotten anything you need, stop by the convenience store on property to pick up toiletries, snacks, or a keepsake to take home. The 24-hour front desk staff are multilingual and can help you with recommendations and arrangements you may require during your stay. Take advantage of the courtesy airport shuttle and the business center, with copying, faxing, and computer capabilities.

Dining and Leisure Options

Speaking of convenience, the Bayside Bar & Grill serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner on site, and breakfast is complimentary for guests during their stay. You can grab a drink at the cocktail lounge or enjoy poolside service next to the heated outdoor pool. Plan to work up your appetite and stay in shape at the exercise facility in the hotel.

Beautiful Streets in the Gaslamp Quarter
Beautiful Streets in the Gaslamp Quarter

Explore San Diego’s Favorite Spots

Once you are ready to hit the town, you are within walking distance of some of San Diego’s favorite spots, such as Seaport Village, a waterfront dining, shopping, and entertainment mecca, and the ferry to Coronado Island, with its pristine beaches and water sports. Make use of the local shuttle to get you to some of the city’s best attractions that are a bit farther away, including the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, and Old Town San Diego. No matter what brings you to Best Western Plus Bayside Inn, you’ll be glad you booked your stay.

The Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
The Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

Top Pick for Hotels Near the Cruise Port

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is listed as one of our top picks for the Best Hotels near the Cruise Port.

Local Tips
The Perfect Location in Downtown
The Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is located in the perfect location in downtown San Diego. It is walking distance from the Gaslamp, the Embarcadero, Little Italy and Seaport Village.

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Prices starting at $160 / night

Located near the Port of San Diego and Maritime Museum on the San Diego Bay, the family-friendly Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is a great choice for families taking a cruise. Join Todd as he tours the Downtown property!

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What's Nearby

Embarcadero
Embarcadero
11 min Walk
USS Midway
USS Midway Museum
13 min Walk
Petco Park
Petco Park
25 min Walk
Balboa Park
Balboa Park
6 min Drive
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
7 min Drive
Old Town San Diego
Old Town San Diego
9 min Drive
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
15 min Drive
Beach
Coronado Beach
17 min Drive
SeaWorld San Diego
SeaWorld San Diego
17 min Drive
Cabrillo Nat. Monument
Cabrillo National Monument
20 min Drive
Beach
La Jolla Cove
31 min Drive
LEGOLAND California
LEGOLAND California Theme Park
40 min Drive
Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Prices starting at $160 / night

Things to Know Before Arrival

Neighborhood Core-Columbia
The Core-Columbia area of Downtown San Diego is a beautiful mix of sky rises, restaurants, and hotels, complete with activities like music venues and museums.
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Breakfast
Included
Property Size
120 Rooms

Property Amenities

Bar on Property
Bar on Property
Breakfast Included
Breakfast Included
Business Center
Business Center
City Hotel
City Hotel
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Fitness Room
Fitness Room
Golf Nearby
Golf Nearby
Hotel Near Bay
Hotel Near Bay
Laundry
Laundry
Museum Nearby
Museum Nearby
Pool
Pool
Restaurant on Property
Restaurant on Property

Parking

Self Parking
Self Parking
$20 / day for Self Parking

Room Amenities

Air Conditioning
Air Conditioning
Crib
Crib
Daily Maid Service
Daily Maid Service
Flat Screen TV
Flat Screen TV
Handicapped Accessible
Handicapped Accessible
Iron
Iron
Mini Fridge
Mini Fridge
No Smoking
No Smoking
Phone in Room
Phone in Room
Roll Away Bed
Roll Away Bed
Room Service
Room Service
Safe Deposit Box in Rooms
Safe Deposit Box in Rooms
Getting Around
SAN Airport
SAN Airport
- 31 min Walk
Trolley
Trolley Station
- 5 min Walk
Cruise Port
Cruise Port
- 9 min Walk
This Month's Forecast
62°F / 76°F
Partly Cloudy in June
Jul
66°F / 81°F
Sunny in July
Aug
68°F / 83°F
Sunny in August
Sep
66°F / 82°F
Sunny in September

Rooms & Rates

ADA City Guest Room at Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

You may be surprised by the many amenities available to guests at the Bayside Inn. Each non-smoking room is roomy and well-appointed, with a work desk and private bath with hair dryer and toiletries. Other features include air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, microwave, refrigerator, flat-screen television, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, and daily housekeeping. ADA-accessible and adjoining rooms are also available on request.

A full hot breakfast is also included with your stay!

City View Room

These rooms feature the cityscape of downtown San Diego and have either two queens or a king bed that can sleep up to four people.

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Pool View Room

With a king or two queen beds, these rooms can sleep up to four people and have a view of the pool from the balcony.

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Bay View Room

Two to four people can sleep in the king or two queen beds in these rooms which face the water of San Diego Bay.

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Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Prices starting at $160 / night

Nearby Things to Do

Guests rave about the Best Western Plus Bayside Inn’s convenience to transportation, including San Diego International Airport, the freeway, and the waterfront along San Diego Bay. During your stay, you can see the city around you and experience San Diego to the fullest.

Here are several of our favorite activities you can try during your visit to San Diego.

The Star of India in Downtown San Diego
The Star of India in Downtown San Diego

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum has an impressive collection of historic ships, this fascinating and educational attraction is a hit with people of all ages.

Checking Out the Otter Enclosure at Seaworld San Diego
Checking Out the Otter Enclosure at Seaworld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego combines a love of ocean animals with exciting rides for thrill seekers.

Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park

Don’t miss the world-famous San Diego Zoo, with its impressive population of animals from around the world to educate visitors while raising awareness about the need for conservation.

Downtown San Diego with the Unconditional Surrender Statue in the Foreground
Downtown San Diego with the Unconditional Surrender Statue in the Foreground

Embarcadero

From cruise ship terminals to the Seaport Village, the Embarcadero of San Diego has plenty to keep you entertained.

The Boardwalk in Front of Seaport Village, a Fun Place to Walk
The Boardwalk in Front of Seaport Village, a Fun Place to Walk

USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum

Military buffs can tour the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum and see the planes used in service.

Entrance to Legoland Ca
Entrance to Legoland Ca

LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND California is a one-of-a-kind amusement park that combines fun rides with everyone’s love of this iconic building-block toy that is a short drive away.

Sunny Day at Windansea Beach
Sunny Day at Windansea Beach

La Jolla

La Jolla is home to chic boutiques and restaurants, but you can also explore the tide pools or kayak through the sea caves for a different perspective on the coast. Also if you are a surfer La Jolla has some of the best waves in California.

Deep Red and Orange Sunset at Torrey Pines State Reserve
Deep Red and Orange Sunset at Torrey Pines State Reserve

Torrey Pines Natural Reserve

Visit Torrey Pines Natural Reserve, an immersive state park to explore the hiking trails, walk the beach, or look for birds that visit the unusual trees that give the park its name.

Casa Del Prado Theater in Balboa Park
Casa Del Prado Theater in Balboa Park

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is home to gardens, parks, and an impressive 15 museums, making it a cultural and historic must-see during your trip.

Bayshore Bikeway

Why not see the city and enjoy the gorgeous weather by renting a bike and riding along this 24-mile route that includes the Silver Strand of Coronado Island as well as the waterfront on the San Diego side of the Bay?

Popular Activities

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Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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Hop On & Off Narrated Trolley Tour
Hop On & Off Narrated Trolley Tour
Jump onto one of the authentic trolleys, and see over 100 sights in San Diego! Listen to the tour guide and learn as you go. Create your own tour with 12 boarding areas!
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San Diego Air and Space Museum
San Diego Air and Space Museum
Discover the history of science, space and aviation when visiting the San Diego Air and Space Museum. See historic aircraft and spacecraft from all around the world. Also, enjoy multiple hands-on exhibits.
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The World Famous San Diego Zoo
The World Famous San Diego Zoo
Spend the day at the iconic San Diego Zoo! Featuring over 3,500 animals and 650 species, this zoo is the heart of Balboa Park. There are multiple exhibits & experiences for all ages to learn about animals and their habitats.
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USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
Located in downtown San Diego, the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum provides history of aircraft built in California. The museum includes over 60 exhibits with restored aircraft and tours of the carrier.
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Visit the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Visit the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
When heading to the San Diego Zoo, make sure to visit to the Safari Park. The Safari Park is home to a wide array of different safaris where you can experience different animals from around the world.
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Balboa Park Walking Tour with Guide
Balboa Park Walking Tour with Guide
Balboa Park is a cultural gem in the middle of San Diego. Led by a local guide, this 2-hour tour will wind past multiple cultural museums, immaculate gardens and historic buildings. Remember your camera!
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Davis-Horton House Museum
Davis-Horton House Museum
Step back in time at the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, the oldest structure in the Gaslamp Quarter. Consider a walking tour or a ghost tour to fully experience this San Diego treasure.
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Gaslamp Brothels, Bites & Booze Tour
Gaslamp Brothels, Bites & Booze Tour
Reserve your spot on this guided culinary walking tour of the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Explore the old red light district, eat at 4 restaurants and wash it down with a sample-sized intoxicating treat!
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GoCar: Downtown & Balboa Park
GoCar: Downtown & Balboa Park
Learn about Downtown San Diego & Balboa Park from a talking GPS car! This 2-hour tour hits all the hot spots, as this futuristic car winds past The San Diego Zoo and multiple museums!
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Guided La Jolla Sea Cave Kayak Tour
Guided La Jolla Sea Cave Kayak Tour
Explore the famous protected sea caves of La Jolla on this guided 90-minute kayak tour. Keep an eye out for sea lions, seals, sea turtles and a variety of fish as you paddle your own kayak through the sea caves!
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Jet Ski Rental - San Diego Harbor
Jet Ski Rental - San Diego Harbor
Jump on a jet ski and speed through the San Diego Harbor! This 45-minute rental gives you the opportunity to ride a Yamaha Waverunner jet ski in one of the most beautiful places in Southern California!
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Surf Lessons in La Jolla
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Ride the waves in La Jolla, a premiere surfing destination! This 90-minute lesson is fit for both beginners & intermediate surfers, with a choice of private or public lessons. All necessary equipment is included. Surfs up!
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Tequila, Tacos & Tombstones Tour
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Come hungry for a guided walking tour of the birthplace of California! Sample Old Town’s tequila, eat at 4 authentic Mexican restaurants & hear ghostly tails at one of the oldest graveyards in San Diego!
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The San Diego Maritime Museum
The San Diego Maritime Museum
The Maritime Museum of San Diego is famous for restoring, operating and maintaining historic boats from all around the world. The museum provides daily public tours of their collection of ships.
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