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Dolphin Motel

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

We arrived tired and cold after a long 2 days at Disneyland and were so grateful to get into a comfy, warm, CLEAN room. The motel is in a great area, peaceful and safe and we woke up to a great view of the harbour...More

2  Thank small2006
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 14 March 2012

Cheers! for writing a review about us! If I am not mistaken, you guys talked to us about getting a Southern California Adventure Pass for Disneyland, Sea World, Zoo, etc It is really good for the family considering the tickets costs alot if you buy...More

Reviewed 11 March 2012

This place is like a throw back to the way motels look in old movies. We stayed here two nights. Very friendly helpful staff. They gave great recommendations for things to see outside of the usual. Nice location. Right across the street from the pier....More

1  Thank 80hours
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!

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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$86 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#6 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
Details
Price range
US$86 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#6 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kim L
16 October 2017|
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Response from DolphinMotel | Property representative |
We are right across the street
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Kenneth T
18 May 2016|
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We are open 24 hours phone or e-mail us 619-224-9791 or %^$(@!^&(%$! **tripadvisor won't allow links***
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Kenneth T
18 May 2016|
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Response from DolphinMotel | Property representative |
we are open 24-hours 619-224-9791
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Room Tips
"Second floor rooms are great"
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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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