Get an overview of this hotelDowntown San Diego hotel 4 blocks from the bay

Near Little Italy

Located in a quieter section of downtown San Diego, the Best Western Bayside Inn is located at the entrance to Little Italy. The San Diego Harbor is 3 blocks away.

Shuttle service

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from San Diego Airport, the cruise-ship terminal, and Santa Fe Depot (train station); an outdoor splash pool and spa tub are on site. This hotel was renovated in May 2015.

Wireless Internet

With private balconies, all Best Western Bayside Inn guestrooms provide microwaves, compact refrigerators, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Business center
  • Front desk
  • Hallway
  • Lobby
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in a quieter section of downtown San Diego, the Best Western Bayside Inn is three blocks from Little Italy, providing a variety of shopping and dining options. San Diego Bay is four blocks away.

An on-site American restaurant hosts complimentary hot buffet breakfast each morning. Dinner is available on weekday evenings (surcharge).

Guests enjoy an outdoor splash pool, spa tub, and fitness facility.

Complimentary shuttles are available to and from the airport, cruise-ship terminal, and Santa Fe Depot upon request.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel, and a lobby computer provides high-speed Internet access (surcharge). This property is wheelchair accessible.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 120 
  • Number of floors - 13 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1985 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle 
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free train station pickup 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

Bayside Bar and Grill - Adjacent to the parking lot, this casual restaurant hosts the hotel's daily buffet breakfast and serves American fare for dinner Monday–Friday. The bar is open from late afternoon until early evening on weekdays.

Nearby Activities

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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