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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    Reviewed 23 February 2012

    This is the best budget motel/hotel I ever stayed in. If you are the like me and really use your room to sleep and shower then this is the place for you. Helpful staff that is always willing to make your stay more fun. This...More

    2  Thank D B
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 25 February 2012

    Clear, concise and sweet You described our motel in a nutshell Thank you so much for trying us out and as always book early to get a low price and most available room Once in awhile we do get our fair share of unhappy guests...More

    Reviewed 20 February 2012

    We stayed four nights and had a fabulous time. Our balcony room (36) overlooked the harbour. It was spotlessly clean. Location was perfect for our needs and situated in a quiet street. All the staff were more than helpful with directions to the various attractions...More

    2  Thank iowmax
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 22 February 2012

    Good Morning Simon! Its so nice to hear from you again. We won't forget you guys for a long time. You guys stayed with us for 4 nights in the room near the office. What wonderful guest you are, most cheerful friendly couple we have...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2012

    The day after I ran the Tinker Bell Half Marathon in Disneyland, my husband and I headed to San Diego for two days of rest and relaxation. Having grown up along the Southern New Jersey Shore, I immediately fell in love with the familiar, quaint...More

    3  Thank Emma-Leigh L
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 11 February 2012

    Well its a pleasure to meet you guys You are just the guests we are looking for! I second the motion because this is a family-run business with a home feeling We had a big smile on our faces when you mentioned walking on your...More

    Reviewed 2 February 2012

    Free Wifi and free breakfast plus the 1st class service make this the best motel I've ever stayed in. Rooms were clean and of reasonable size. Very close to airport and perfectly situated between downtown and the beaches. Reception printed off our boarding passes and...More

    2  Thank sfergus1979
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 4 February 2012

    Thank you so much Steven! Service Service Service We pride ourselves in service, which can be given at no extra charge! That is a must! If I remember correctly you stayed with us 4 nights and in an upstairs room. Yes, tripadvisor rates every location...More

    Reviewed 2 February 2012

    The Dolphin Motel is a great place for the right person. It's economical, clean, directly across from the harbor (we watched the fishing boats come in, which was great fun!), situated near some very nice restaurants you can walk to, and has terrific employees. The...More

    2  Thank Kathy M
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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
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 103 - USD 236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 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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    • Dolphin Hotel San Diego
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    Traveller (267)
    Room & Suite (135)
    Dining (15)
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    "Book ahead of time. They do have ocean view rooms."
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    "You can ask the management to provide you harbour facing room while doing the booking"
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    "We stayed in room 29 in the corner and slightly away from the road.....it was very quiet."
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    "Room #5 is near my parking"
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