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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    Reviewed 2 March 2012

    We were at this place from december 24 to january 2 and we loved it. Room very clean and have all you need. Great staff and the owners are very kind and helpfull. For breakfast, muffins (very good), bananas and yogourt are included with your...More

    Thank Voyageuse4691
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 3 March 2012

    Wonderful guests this couple, I remember talking to them in the office and recommending few other places as well. Because our upstairs rooms are very limited, please reserve early (1-2 months in advance) to get the lowest rates and most availability! Once again, such a...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2012

    The staff and owners were friendly, helpful and greatly interested your experience. The complimentary breakfast is outdoors so we took it to our room as it was cold that day. It consisted of muffins, yogurt, bananas, apples and the usual beverages. The room is very...More

    Thank HomelyPig
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 29 February 2012

    Thank you for your frank review. We do appreciate you giving us a chance when you visited San Diego Our rooms can be described as basic so they may not fit every traveler to San Diego We do our best to hit the ball when...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2012

    I first stayed at the Dolphin Motel shortly after my "release" from an abusive marriage in 2008. I wanted to reclaim San Diego, a place I've loved and visited for years. I drove the eight hours from Tucson for a short three-day weekend and was...More

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    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 29 February 2012

    That sure summed us up! We sure appreciate you giving us a chance when you re-visit San Diego and San Diego loves you! Looks like you did alot of independent exploring of our great city Hope to see you next time around Regards Alan &...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2012

    Simple accommodations: small rooms, basic amenities, but everything spotless and service above and beyond what you expect anywhere. I arrived and within five minutes the gentleman at the reception had made change for my taxi driver, ordered me an airport taxi for the following morning...More

    Thank profegringo
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 29 February 2012

    Thank you for taking the time to write us a review As stated time and time again, the best customers we can serve are the budget-minded traveler. We are by no means a luxury motel, usually that means paying more Our customers stay here for...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2012

    This is the best budget motel/hotel I ever stayed in. If you are the like me and really use your room to sleep and shower then this is the place for you. Helpful staff that is always willing to make your stay more fun. This...More

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    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 25 February 2012

    Clear, concise and sweet You described our motel in a nutshell Thank you so much for trying us out and as always book early to get a low price and most available room Once in awhile we do get our fair share of unhappy guests...More

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    About
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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
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    • Price range
    • US$109 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
    • #4 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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    Room Tips
    "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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    "Book ahead of time. They do have ocean view rooms."
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