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Dolphin Motel

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

We stayed four nights and had a fabulous time. Our balcony room (36) overlooked the harbour. It was spotlessly clean. Location was perfect for our needs and situated in a quiet street. All the staff were more than helpful with directions to the various attractions...More

2  Thank iowmax
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded February 21, 2012

Good Morning Simon! Its so nice to hear from you again. We won't forget you guys for a long time. You guys stayed with us for 4 nights in the room near the office. What wonderful guest you are, most cheerful friendly couple we have...More

Reviewed February 2, 2012

The day after I ran the Tinker Bell Half Marathon in Disneyland, my husband and I headed to San Diego for two days of rest and relaxation. Having grown up along the Southern New Jersey Shore, I immediately fell in love with the familiar, quaint...More

3  Thank Emma-Leigh L
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded February 11, 2012

Well its a pleasure to meet you guys You are just the guests we are looking for! I second the motion because this is a family-run business with a home feeling We had a big smile on our faces when you mentioned walking on your...More

Reviewed February 1, 2012

Free Wifi and free breakfast plus the 1st class service make this the best motel I've ever stayed in. Rooms were clean and of reasonable size. Very close to airport and perfectly situated between downtown and the beaches. Reception printed off our boarding passes and...More

2  Thank sfergus1979
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded February 3, 2012

Thank you so much Steven! Service Service Service We pride ourselves in service, which can be given at no extra charge! That is a must! If I remember correctly you stayed with us 4 nights and in an upstairs room. Yes, tripadvisor rates every location...More

Reviewed February 1, 2012

The Dolphin Motel is a great place for the right person. It's economical, clean, directly across from the harbor (we watched the fishing boats come in, which was great fun!), situated near some very nice restaurants you can walk to, and has terrific employees. The...More

2  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed January 31, 2012

We found this quant little place by chance while spending a day in town on our honeymoon, after a great cruise, two years ago. Since then have been back for our two anniversaries as well as our birthday (twice)(we have the same birthdate- go figure)....More

4  Thank paul o
Response from DolphinMotel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded February 1, 2012

It is such a treat to have you guys come back time and time again. Vegas citizens visit us, and we visit Vegas. Just like my dad always says "we don't get alot of rich folks here, but we do get smart travelers" And yes,...More

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Amenities
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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
$72 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 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
$72 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
#7 Family Hotel in San Diego
#9 On the Beach Hotel in San Diego
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#44 Business Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kim L
October 16, 2017|
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We are right across the street
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Kenneth T
May 18, 2016|
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We are open 24 hours phone or e-mail us 619-224-9791 or %^$(@!^&(%$! **tripadvisor won't allow links***
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Kenneth T
May 18, 2016|
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we are open 24-hours 619-224-9791
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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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"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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