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    Dolphin Motel

    2912 Garrison St, San Diego, CA 92106-2770
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    Reviewed 28 December 2011

    Its hard to find somewhere nice when you're on a budget and have standards. That would be me. I've stayed in lots of upscale hotels, but with the economy, my budget has decreased. My #1 requirement is cleanliness and im not exagerating when i say...More

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    Reviewed 28 December 2011

    We stayed here for four nights in the beginning of December. We had three rooms total, with extended family that met up with us for a visit. The proprietor and staff are just amazing, I haven't experienced customer service like this ever. From the front...More

    1  Thank ReluctantTraveler00
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 28 December 2011

    Yes, I recall these good folks staying near the office and talking to the owner every morning and very cheerful All of us here at the motel are talking about a most pleasant review you wrote about us! It is wonderful and generous folks like...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2011

    I'm all for quirky budget hotels, and like to support standalone businesses. I stayed at the Dolphin on an unseasonably rainy Sunday a few weeks ago, and it was clean, the proprietor was pleasant, and the price was low. But there are a few things...More

    4  Thank SFGuyDoinStuff
    Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 26 December 2011

    Well I guess the old saying is true “you can’t hit a home run all the time”. And I regret and apologize to you that your stay was an unpleasant one. Sir, I would suggest in the future that you come forward and tell the...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2011

    We so enjoyed our stay at the Dolphin Motel near Shelter Island, SanDiego! We have been visiting SD for over 4 years and have stayed in many hotels from Oceanside to Sanysidro, from o the bigger chains to the little trendy ones down in the...More

    1  Thank patticheek
    Response from DolphinMotel, TOM - Desk Clerk at Dolphin MotelResponded 28 December 2011

    Thank you soooooo much Mr & Mrs Cheek for taking the time to write a thorough review about us! And double the Thank you for writing it on our behalf! I did remember talking to you guys during the evening shift when you asked for...More

    Reviewed 19 December 2011

    We stayed for a week. The location is great to get to the airport and many different sites that San Diego offers. The staff including the owners were friendly and helpful. Everyday we got clean towels and the maid without asking us changed our sheets...More

    Thank gemgirl612
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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
    • Microwave
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    • Price range
    • US$102 - 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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    • Dolphin Hotel San Diego
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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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