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The Dolphin is one of the many motels (and glorified motels) in Point Loma, all a stone away from each other. While some are close to the main road, The Dolphin is situated far enough to be quieter than other properties, which is why I...More
We have stayed here several times and always enjoyed the simplicity and the friendly staff. That is still there but the change of ownership seems to have diminished the place and the value equation doesn't work as well as it did.
Apart from Thomas the...More
Before I get to my experience, let me get Alan's retorts out of the way.
The rooms are very small, as you can read from previous reviews. It is an older motel, which does not mean it cannot be nice as I am a travel...More
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Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 4 weeks ago
That was very kind of you to compliment our staff and myself Thomas. We are very dedicated to keeping the motel running to the best of our abilities, it has been standing for 42+ years!
In speaking with you, you mentioned that our...More
We came back having stayed here two years ago.
These photos do not to justice to Thomas and The Dolphin Motel in San Diego. 41 years old (the tour buses talk about this simple motel as they pass), it may be a bit worn (...More
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Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 5 weeks ago
Thank you Mr. & Mrs. G. for coming back to our little property.
You caught me during one of my "maintenance" days
(doing maintenance to keep the property running).
Yes, we are an older property with alot of repairing that needs to be done!
We enjoyed our stay at the Dolphin. Very inexpensive and in a great location to get anywhere in SD. Small shower and small room, but everything was clean and the mattress was good. We will definitely consider staying there again if we are in SD...More