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Dolphin Motel

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Reviewed 8 April 2012

This place is in close proximity to all famous localities like the cabrilli monument, old town, La Jolla shores and the airport! Their rooms are neat, clean and offers excellent value for your price. In addition to the morning breakfast, which is free of cost,...More

2  Thank Sethumadhavan R
Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 12 April 2012

Hello Sethu! I love La Jolla, that's my favorite place to visit when I have time, and I always recommend it to guests who visit the front office. i try to not steal Holly's recommendations which is Cabrillo National Monument which is just a 10...More

Reviewed 8 April 2012

we stayed at the dolphin motel for 5 nights. The room was a good size, with a good bathroom, very comfortable bed, a/c and cable TV. The room was spotless and was cleaned every day. A breakfast of muffins, fruit, coffee, juice & yogurt was...More

3  Thank mpbmpb
Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 12 April 2012

Why hello again guys! We're glad you walked across the street and tried Point Loma Seafoods, we've never had a complaint about that place and it is the local favorite for seafood. We also recommend Miguel's (which is Mexican food). If I remember correctly, you...More

Reviewed 7 April 2012

a very nice hotel, but maybe less so for business travelers. I needed to do a bit of work at nights and found the lack of a desk a bit difficult. there is a small portable wooden table but really would have needed a desk...More

1  Thank PremBudapest
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 10 April 2012

Hello Budapest, Thank you for your kind and honest review. It helps other travelers and gives an honest snapshot of our motel (which is good for us too). It is true that we do not get many corporate travelers, whose corporations pay for their stays...More

Reviewed 7 April 2012

We stayed at Dolphin's from April 2 to April 5. At first, my husband, of course, had had some doubts about how a motel could be good with this kind of price in an expensive city. In the end of the trip, he said we...More

2  Thank DHHK
Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 8 April 2012

Thank you soooooo much Daphne! It was soooooo nice to have the 2 of you and your child stay with us. You are very wise to invest time into doing research before your vacation like most of our guests these days. And with some research...More

Reviewed 3 April 2012

I am so glad I stayed here and not the giant corporate place where my conference was being held. I like family-owned businesses. I have no complaints about this place, I would go back in a heartbeat. Check out The Pearl, around the corner, for...More

Thank mariacantina
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 5 April 2012

Thank you for your support Maria. We are best suited for business travelers as well as couples on vacation Yes, you are correct the Pearl has movie night's on Wednesdays and they are a "club/bar" scene

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$79 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#9 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
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US$79 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#9 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
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Kim L
17 October 2017|
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We are right across the street
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Kenneth T
18 May 2016|
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We are open 24 hours phone or e-mail us 619-224-9791 or %^$(@!^&(%$! **tripadvisor won't allow links***
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Kenneth T
18 May 2016|
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we are open 24-hours 619-224-9791
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"Not very big hotel, maybe 12 -16 rooms?"
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"Choose the second floor on the harbor side for a better view."
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"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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