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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    631 - 635 of 979 reviews

    Reviewed 9 March 2012

    So...If you wanna B%T€# and complain...Do them a favor, just don't bother staying here...If you enjoy value, please.....By all means, book TODAY. This place has everything a great little motel has to offer....Friendly staff, nice cozy room, cleanliness, and a place to rest your head...More

    2  Thank misledandliberated
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 14 March 2012

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write about us. We haven't lost a GPS yet because all our customers here are good people. Our value is based on integrity and simplicity. Sometimes, in other places there may be a great distance between...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2012

    We just returned from a trip to San Diego to celebrate our three year wedding anniversary. As graduate students, we are on a tight budget. We chose the Dolphin Motel because we had heard it was a nice place to stay with great prices. We...More

    2  Thank Emily N
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 9 March 2012

    Hello Emily, You guys are just the travelers we love to stay with us! You are very intelligent to have done research prior to going on vacation and save the extra money for other things while on vacation I agree with your ideas and hope...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2012

    I would recommend this motel for comfort, location, and safety!

    1  Thank havilon
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 9 March 2012

    Sweet and simple. Love it! Thank you so much!

    Reviewed 6 March 2012

    Drove to the Dolphin from the San Diego Airport in 10 minutes! We arrived later in the evening and were happy to have our keys handed to us almost as we walked in. The rooms are small, but VERY CLEAN. Great linens. Breakfast is served...More

    3  Thank Marilyn A
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 9 March 2012

    Thank you so much Marilyn! As always, since you guys have done some research, you always weigh the best balance and what you need. The room you recommend is by far our most popular room! it is filled up every day throughout the year! By...More

    Reviewed 6 March 2012

    We spent three nights in the Dolphin Motel and we can say that it's reasonably priced for the offered accommodation. The staff was very friendly and courteous, they always tried to support us in what we planned to do in San Diego (e.g. they gave...More

    1  Thank MikeR1989
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 7 March 2012

    Hello Vienna, Austria. Thanks for taking the time to send in your frank review, and thanks for the compliments. We want our guest's expectations regarding our rooms(especially the small size) to be accurate. Regarding the plane noise: We have never had a plane fly over...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Price range
    • US$101 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #5 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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    "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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