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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    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

    Reviewed 19 November 2011

    Clean, clean, clean! Everything is white - the bed linens, the towels, the walls, as well as the outside stairs and railings, which the spunky 80-year-old owner touches up regularly with a can of white paint. And if you want to know anything about Point...More

    Thank MMann22
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 26 November 2011

    HELLO MMPera, its so nice of you to take the time to write us a review, You must have talked to Mr Murdock during breakfast This is an old fashion "mom & pops" The owners are very hard working, coming to work everyday In fact...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2011

    We stayed at the Dolphin for a total of 3 nights over our 6 night trip to Southern CA. The rooms are immaculately clean and the staff is wonderful. Breakfast in the mornings got our day off to a great start (muffins, coffee, OJ, yogurt,...More

    2  Thank Harmofwill76
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 19 November 2011

    Good Morning Harmofwill76 We are so happy you wrote a review about our motels Our dedicated housekeeper Lynn has been with us for 35 years. That's dedication! Our modest breakfast is not comparable to any fancy higher chains And we cannot be compared to them...More

    Reviewed 16 November 2011

    If you are thinking in a short stay in San Diego, Dolphin Motel is your place. Very clean room, relaxing enviroment, well located and most important, the owners and staff were extremely kind, always with a smile on their faces. I really recommend this place...More

    2  Thank Hernan S
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 19 November 2011

    Thank you so much Hernan for a generous review on our motel We are all down to earth people here, and all of us have at one time worked at a higher chain hotel. Of course, that means paying more for a room and reading...More

    Reviewed 15 November 2011

    The location, staff and room were all great. The staff suggested several local restaurants (most within walking distance) and we were glad for their recommendations. They also suggested places to go sight seeing, and since this was our first time to San Diego we appreciated...More

    2  Thank B.Lanc
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 19 November 2011

    And you are so right B.Lanc If all you need are the basics (without the fancy): clean rooms, clean bed, WiFi, what we offer best is to business travelers and people looking to save money compared to the ones around us. Also families we could...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
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Price range
    • US$102 - US$237 (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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