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Dolphin Motel

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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible1%
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 March 2012

TA reviews can nv be wrong! Booked a 2 nights stay at the Dolphin Motel and my stay throughout was pleasant! Felt safe sleeping at night knowing there will someone at the desk 24hrs with security cameras all around! The rooms are small but very...More

1  Thank Bunhun
Response from DolphinMotel, TOM, Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 31 March 2012

Thank you dear guests for writing a review about us. Tripadvisor is a tool the powerful traveler can use to evaluate travel locations & lodging places. All places of course do get their share of good and bad, so what matters in the end is...More

Reviewed 27 March 2012

Very Neat, Family operated Motel with all you need to have a vacation in San Diego, CA. One needs to rent a Car in San Diego any way for having an all inclusive vacation. Rooms are small but clean. Located closed to Marina, view is...More

2  Thank Skm64
Reviewed 24 March 2012

A freind and I recently went to San Diego just for a relaxing vacation and to visit friends in the area. I was looking for a clean, safe and affordable motel. The Dolphin Motel had very good reviews on this site so I booked my...More

1  Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Spent one quick day in S.D. before flying out to return home. We needed a clean, inexpensive place and the Dolphin Motel fulfilled our basic needs, yes the rooms are small, but they had a few nice unexpected extras. . They offered a laptop for...More

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Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 31 March 2012

Thank you Helen! You spent one night with us as a stop-over (I guess) possibly for business Hope you stay longer next time you visit San Diego for vacation!

Reviewed 22 March 2012

booked and stayed two nights after reading trip adviser reviews and i can confirm yes rooms are small,bathrooms are small,but that is the only downside,good points super friendly people very clean rooms and a good location,free parking,remember this is a budget motel so no frills...More

2  Thank odonogeezer
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 24 March 2012

Thats all we ask for, CHEERS!

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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
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Price range
US$80 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#9 On the Beach 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$80 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#9 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kim L
17 October 2017|
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We are right across the street
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Kenneth T
19 May 2016|
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We are open 24 hours phone or e-mail us 619-224-9791 or %^$(@!^&(%$! **tripadvisor won't allow links***
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Kenneth T
19 May 2016|
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we are open 24-hours 619-224-9791
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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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"You can request a harbor view when booking"
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