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Welcome to Best Western plus Bayside Inn!

When choosing San Diego as your destination for a special event, convention or simply enjoying the sun and beaches; the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bayside Inn is ready to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay.

The Bayside Inn is conveniently located in downtown San Diego, three blocks from the San Diego Bay. Hotel guests will appreciate easy access to nearby attractions such as Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Little Italy, Gaslamp District and miles of sandy beaches.

All guest rooms boast private balconies overlooking beautiful San Diego Bay or the San Diego skyline. Each well-appointed room features all the necessities of home such as: microwaves, refrigerators, free WI-FI access and a coffee maker. Guests will enjoy lounging by the pool or dining in the hotel restaurant. A complimentary breakfast buffet and newspapers are available each morning.

News from Best Western plus Bayside Inn


San Diego Bay Parade of Lights | December 13 & 20, 2015 | 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Recurs every Sunday

“Join us for the San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, an annual time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community.The parade takes place on San Diego Bay with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated to a new theme each year. Held on two consecutive Sundays in December, the parade proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport Village, and the Ferry Landing in Coronado. Whether you're a participant or spectator, the Parade of Lights is a festive and delightful experience for all!” Click here for more info. Citing Sources: []: para. 1: [November 30, 2015]


Balboa Park December Nights | December 4 - 5, 2015

“Balboa Park December Nights, the nation's premier holiday festival, will take place for the 38th consecutive year. As always, the event brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy, learn more about the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the "most wonderful time of the year." Participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5:00 to 9:00 PM both evenings and more than 350,000 visitors are expected to experience the joy of San Diego's largest free community festival. Those who attend will participate in a truly multicultural experience, enjoying food, music and entertainment from around the world.” Click here for more info. Citing Sources: []: para. 1: [November 30, 2015]


Important Shuttle Information

Our complimentary shuttle service is based on availability and includes: Airport, Cruise Terminal & Train Station Pick-Ups/Drop-Offs. Our Shuttle hours are from 7 am & 11 pm. Please call the hotel directly at 619-233-7500 upon arrival once you have collected your luggage. In order to assist all of our guests in the timeliest manner, we do not schedule Pick-Ups due to possible flight/train delays.  

Please note: The airport only permit Curtesy Vehicles to pick up in the designated Curtsey Vehicle area and to only park or wait up to 5 minutes. Shuttle wait times vary depending on traffic and servicing all requests; average wait time is 15-20 minutes, however it may be shorter or longer depending upon different factors.

Important: If you are arriving from Terminal 1, please use the sky bridge and upon exiting the elevator head right towards the row of taxis and cross over a lane of traffic past the taxis to the Courtesy Vehicle pick up area (not the paid shuttles area).

Important: If arriving from Terminal 2, please walk to the crosswalk (located between signs R & Q). Once across, continue past the row for paid shuttles towards the Courtesy Vehicle pick up area.

Be sure to select the Best Western Van that states "Bayside Inn" on the side. 


Little Italy "Farmers Market"; every Saturday Date & India street 9:00 am-1:30 pm - Come and visit the Little Italy Farmers market, located just a couple blocks from our hotel, and enjoy the large selection of delicious “Goodies". More than twenty – five California farmers selling fruits and vegetables, herbs, flowers, eggs, cheese, meat, fish, oysters, bread, sauces, olives, pasta, pastry and more. The MercARTO is a special section within the Market offering a variety of arts, crafts and gifts. Click here for more information.

Contact Information

555 West Ash Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-233-7500
Fax: 619-239-8060
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