I am a local to San Diego. Wound up on a hard time as we all do from time to time. I had to stay in hotels for close to a year jumping from one place to another with most places requiring a 28 day check out. They do that to avoid state tax and to make it to where you cant claim residence. I first stayed the night in small room than most other places and kinda didnt want to be there. The first night i stayed the bed was so clean to what I use to. I woke up and felt like the cash I spent was honored. The bed was nee and pillows very plush. Most places just want to take and not give back. I thought ok well id stay the 28 days since i was already there and was use to that routine. After three weeks the owner told me if i stay 1 more week they would pay back all the state tax that i have paid. Couldnt believe it. Day 28 came and he handed me a check back for 160.00 dollars. I couldnt believe it and he said if i would like to stay longer feel free too. So i did. 6 months and a few weeks to be honest. I was getting back on my feet and was looking for a place to stay other than a motel. They office refered me to a friend of thiers that ownes a complex where i wanted to move located in old town. I wasnt sure if i would get into the place as i found them on craigslist before i was refered and was kinda ashamed to say i had to stay in a hotel for a while. Not only did i have one of the best times of my life there they also was a key factor into gettting me into a place of permanent residency. Totally unreal. i consider this motel as family and know they do the same to me. I never had a bad experience at this place and will go back soon for a rest and relax. All the staff is very respectful and thats very rare. I was sad to leave and kinda wanted to stay as i felt at home and not use to having family. So cool. I feel in my heart that i would not be in the same place that i am today without their help. I truly consider them as family and that is unreal to say for a motel. They earned it and i pray for thier future to stay. Best motel hotel on the planet. If you are wanting a family style place with respect and cleanliness this is the spot. The people that stay there are from all over the world and not druggies.Thank you so much for every thing you did to help me. I will never forget what you did and do and when i refer people to you i know what they will experience. A wonderful stay. I will be back for vacation next time. I can't wait! Bless you all
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Highly Rated - Very Reasonably Priced - American Owned and Operated Budget Motel since 1976. Budget very clean rooms with top rated beds, refrigerators and great showers! Best Price! Budget Value! Great location - one block from San Diego Harbor and minutes from the Airport - Seaword - Downtown - Zoo - Beaches and more! Friendly - professional staff ready to help with directions - boarding passes, etc. Every morning say hello to our staff over continental breakfast. - Please see over reviews. Thanks ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Dolphin Motel San Diego
- Dolphin Hotel San Diego