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West Lafayette, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Staff and neighbors were friendly and helpful! We stayed in Suite 2 in the back of the house and there was a lovely back garden with a friendly neighbor cat. I picked up the keys at the hostel downtown around 4pm and it also seemed like a friendly and clean place to stay. The suite had everything we needed to... More 

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Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your comments about the back garden and cleanliness of both our locations, and we're glad you made friends with the neighbour cat! We hope to see you again next time you're in Victoria. Safe travels! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in suite 1 at the front of the house for three nights. The house was in a quiet neighbourhood, five minute walk to grocery store and nearby restaurants, ten-fifteen minute walk to the harbour. Great location! Suite included private bathroom with combination shower-bath, fully equipped kitchen, tv, and wi-fi. Cute backyard that is available for use by all... More 

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Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our suite, and hope you took advantage of the beautiful James Bay location to see all of the great things close by! We hope to see you again soon next time you're in Victoria, until... More 

Monterrey, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

The best thing about this hostel is the atmosphere, they really work hard to bring everyone together. I had many fun nights at the bar meeting international and locals and their prices are the best in Victoria. All the managers (Ange, Tabea, Rie and the marketing team Tanya and Brian) are very friendly and always willing to help. They provide... More 

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Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Suites, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We're happy to hear about how much you've enjoyed your time with us. We're glad you took advantage of the unique and fun cafe lounge, and that you found you got a good bang for your buck! We will be passing along all of your... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Good location in a quiet area 15/20 minute walk from city centre and bus depot. Close to Seattle Clipper Terminal and convenient for Beacon Hill Park and seashore. The house itself is a lovely 1907 building with wooden floors, sash windows and a porch and abut with all the mod cons you need for a relaxing stay

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Ocean I, Owner at Ocean Island Suites, responded to this review

Hey Peter, thanks for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed our unique character suite and that you got to take advantage of the beautiful James Bay location. We would love for you to come stay with us again sometime soon. Safe and happy travels! More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

My wife, our 2 year old and I stayed at the Ocean Island Suites and it was perfect. For about the same price as a standard hotel room we got to stay in this open concept suite with a kitchen, and a beautiful back garden area. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. And the location couldn't be better. Thank you!

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Ocean I, Owner at Ocean Island Suites, responded to this review

Hello, and thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in our suites to such an extent, and felt you got a great value for what you paid. We hope you come to stay with us again soon! Safe and happy travels to you. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Great location and suite. Only problem we had was the bed for our 6 yr old daughter. The fold flat couch was very uncomfortable and the 1st night out of 3, she hardly slept. All else good - lovely garden setting, laundry facilities, cook your own food, walk to Beacon park where there is a watering can water park and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

As someone who has outgrown the hostel scene, but hasn't grown into the cost of a hotel scene, this was absolutely perfect. My friend and I rented a suite for 4 nights, and were completely comfortable, safe and happy. Check-in was easy (you have to go to Ocean Island Backpackers on Pandora street, but they paid for us to take... More 

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Coldstream B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

My family came to visit me from Australia - mum and dad, sister and brother. We stayed in two rooms - Suites 2 & 3 which are at the back of the house. We all had an excellent stay, were thrilled with the location especially considering the low cost of accommodation -- totally worth it, totally recommend!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2011

My husband and I spent 1 month in Victoria as visiting scholars at the University of Victoria and were very happy with this choice, even though it is not close to the Campus (this gave us the opportunity to enjoy a nice daily walk downtown, to the terminal of the buses for UVic!). James Bay is a beautiful historical neighborhood... More 

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Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

We loved it here. Nicely decorated apartment, fully equipped kitchen, wifi, DVD, laundry, the works! Plus it's pet friendly and near one of the best off-leash dog parks we've ever seen. A short walk to the ocean in one direction and a shortish walk to downtown Victoria in the other. All for the price of a Super 8. We were... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Individually designed and decorated bright character suites at fantastic affordable daily/weekly/monthly rates. In quiet and historic James Bay, one block from Beacon Hill Park, three blocks from ocean bluffs and beaches and five blocks from downtown. Fully-equipped kitchens, queen sized beds, spacious garden/deck, private entrance, TV/DVD, laundry facilities, free parking, free wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Island Suites

Address: 143 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 2K6, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria
Price Range: $126 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Island Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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