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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    Traveller (269)
    Room & Suite (135)
    Dining (15)
    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good28%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 990 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Right when I arrived I was offered complementary refreshments and greeted by a very friendly and easy going staff member. He was very easy to talk to and cracked jokes here and there, which helped me feel welcomed. The rooms are very clean and not...More

    Thank Keithan H
    Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    I really appreciate you taking the time to do some research & decide to stay at our little motel Keithan. Hope all is well in santa Ana. I haven't been there in over a year & the asian food venues there is very competitive. Word...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We felt right at home here. Very basic room but clean. Friendly laid back attitude with good morning conversation with other guests. We walked to the concert at Humphrey. Morning jog to meet fishermen. We will definitely be returning here.More

    Thank TammyJo2
    Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Tammy for taking the time to write about our modest motel at the Point Loma Fishermen's Landing. I am glad to hear that you went jogging down Shelter Island and enjoyed the san Diego bay in the morning & afternoon! The summer season...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My son and I stayed here for Comic Con 2017. The hotel was wonderfully located. looping around the bay it is iterally 5 minutes from the airport and another 10 minutes to the convention center. THE STAFF HERE IS AMAZING. Here's a prime example. Our...More

    Thank tubolove
    Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    It's good to hear from you guys! Another exciting year of Comic convention! I love the costume you did! And I was fooled because of the grey hair. I actually thought you were older, until the next day when the grey hair dye came off...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    This was our last place to stay during a recent trip to California. This little gem was quite convenient to the airport, harbor, and restaurants. We stayed two nights and enjoyed our stay. Rooms are small but very clean, comfortable, and cozy. The office folks...More

    Thank Janet W
    Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Janet for sharing our motel on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to meet such nice guests like yourselves. I remember the stories you guys told me in the office about your travels across America by car. In the future I hope to be...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    The added value is the kind, helpful and easy going staff. It is 5 mins driving from the airport. Good place where to stay. Good fish restaurants and good tavern at walking distance. Hope to be here back again.More

    Thank sonnecchia
    Response from DolphinMotel, Public Relations Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you sonnecchia for writing about our little motel in san Diego. I am happy to read that our limited accommodations fit your needs during this brief stop to San Diego. I remember you mention that your favorite place to visit was la Jolla with...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • 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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    • Price range
    • US$73 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
    • #7 Family Hotel in San Diego
    • #10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
    • #44 Business Hotel in San Diego
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 35
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    • San Diego
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    • Dolphin Hotel San Diego
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    Traveller (269)
    Room & Suite (135)
    Dining (15)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (205)
    Bathroom (10)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Kenneth T
    18 May 2016|
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    Response from DolphinMotel | Property representative |
    We are open 24 hours phone or e-mail us 619-224-9791 or %^$(@!^&(%$! **tripadvisor won't allow links***
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    18 May 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "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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