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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    Reviewed 13 December 2011

    Selected this motel because of the rating of being #7 in San Diego and price was reasonable ($60-$70). I'm not a fancy room person, usually keep things cheap 2-3 star so my level of need is reasonable. The room was smallish and old, but very...More

    Thank RTD1954
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 14 December 2011

    Yikes! We are a victim of our own success! With our high rating, some guests expect, as was said a "2-3 star" property. Sorry we did not meet your expectations. But we continue to stay true to our mission, which is to provide a clean,...More

    Reviewed 4 December 2011

    Stayed 3 nights in Dolphin motel. Staff and owners were friendly and very helpful. Location is also great. Highly reccommended.

    1  Thank Ben995
    Reviewed 24 November 2011

    This is the kind of Motel you see is the movies, true story! The staff is amazing! they help with anything you need and they are quite friendly as well. The place is very basic but super clean! The offer a few things for breakfast...More

    1  Thank Ana M
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 26 November 2011

    Thank you very much AnasRockworld We want to emphasize the fact that in no way are we a luxury lodging, nor do we advertise such What we offer is a budget stay with cleanliness & affordability. We hope all of our guests in the future...More

    Reviewed 23 November 2011

    I stayed for two nights an was very pleased. The room was a little small and a bit spartan but the location is wonderful. It is a short walk from many restaurants and the marina.And for $55 it can't be beat.

    Thank Peteg1013
    Reviewed 21 November 2011

    The ad outside the motel says: why pay more? Indeed, there is little reason if all you are looking for is a well-run, clean, friendly and well-located accommodation at a very affordable price where to spend your nights rather than days. The rooms are on...More

    2  Thank Meerkatis
    Management response:Responded 26 November 2011

    HELLO and thank you Meerkatis All the way from Italy! We have such nice guests from Europe who stay for long periods of time I am under the impression Europeans take longer vacations than people in the US Our logo in the front says "Ask...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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$102 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #4 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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    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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