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Dolphin Motel, San Diego

2-star2 stars
2912 Garrison StSan DiegoCA92106United States of America

Bayfront motel in San Diego
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Very Good8.4
  • The Dolphin Motel is in a fantastic location, has great service, and is a tremendous…Feb 12, 2018
  • Dolphin motel was clean without bed bugs. The room was small but had a free parking and…Feb 11, 2018
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Dolphin Motel, San Diego

from $76
  • Basic Single Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Family Twin Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Economy Double Room, 2 Twin Beds
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 35 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 4 children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Marina on site
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Dolphin Motel, San Diego’s small print

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A 1.95 percent city/local tax will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Dolphin Motel, San Diego


  • In Point Loma
  • SeaWorld nearby
  • Ocean Beach Park nearby
  • Old Town San Diego State Park nearby
  • Rock Church nearby
  • Point Loma Nazarene University nearby
  • Sunset Cliffs Natural Park nearby
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot nearby

Getting around

  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) 1.8 miles/2.9 km
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 7.7 miles/12.4 km
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) 16.2 miles/26.1 km
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) 19.2 miles/30.9 km
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) 27.8 miles/44.7 km
  • Free self parking

Dolphin Motel, San Diego

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