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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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    1 - 5 of 985 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    If it hadn't been for the (overly) enthusiastic reviews of this motel here on TripAdvisor, I would never have found this place, much less booked it. To be honest, I'm surprised other travelers are so positive. Don't be fooled: this is a very basic, no-frills...More

    1  Thank Larshie_B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This last July was the fifth time we've stayed at the Dolphin Hotel in San Diego. I love this little gem of a hotel! Small, quiet and very convenient to the convention and the harbor. Great neighborhood with plenty of restaurants available. The hotel is...More

    1  Thank BJMcQueen
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I had heard about this place for years from my brother-in-law and finally was able to enjoy it for myself. It is one of my favorite places to stay. The staff is so great. Hats off to housekeeping, the room is clean and comfortable, a...More

    Thank Reeth E
    Response from DolphinMotel, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Reeth for sharing your recent stay at the Dolphin Motel. We do get alot of our good guests from word of mouth & relatives whom have stayed here before. We hope all future guests can decide if we have the right accommodations for...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Awesome Place! Clean and nice facility that offers very competitive rates. The famous Point Loma harbor is literally just a few steps away. Great friendly managers and crew (special shout out to Tom!). Free wi-fi and breakfast. Why would anyone ever stay anywhere else in...More

    Thank Sam M
    Response from DolphinMotel, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Sam for staying with us! As a return guest, we value your patronage & have gotten use to seeing you on a regular basis. We recommend all our guests both new & return to call far in advance to ensure they get the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I'm mostly echoing what others have written, but I'd like to emphasize how clean it is, the great complimentary breakfast, the harbor view, a great shower, and especially the amazing Thomas. So friendly and so helpful, far beyond what one could expect. My rating for...More

    Thank Margaret2261
    Response from DolphinMotel, Guest Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Margaret for bring to my attention your situation. I am always happy to resolve any and all issues relating to our good guests. We value their opinions big & small and will move quickly to resolve them. I am also glad to hear...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • USD 99 - USD 198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
    • #7 Family Hotel in San Diego
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
    • #44 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • San Diego
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    • Dolphin Hotel San Diego
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    Room Tips
    "Great views on the top tier. Corner rooms are quiet and cool."
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    "You can request a harbor view when booking"
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    "We moved on our 2nd night. This room on the second floor at the far right has two queen beds and its own..."
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    "Book ahead of time. They do have ocean view rooms."
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