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    Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

    791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
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    10/29/2017Check In 10/30/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    “cafe lounge” (10 reviews)
    “shared bathroom” (17 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 506 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The atmosphere here is great. The staff and fellow patrons were all wonderful and made a very welcoming environment. The complimentary meals were much appreciated and the community activities (ie. trivia) were such a great way to spend a night in while still having fun...More

    Thank maddog5000
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Ocean Island Inn is a hostel and budget hotel style accommodation in downtown Victoria. Convenient to local attractions and with cool atmosphere, there are a lot of inclusions with the price of your bed here. You can get a room to yourself for a...More

    Thank Kari L
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Kari, Thanks so much for your wonderful review. It's a delight to hear that you liked your stay with us. Some of our rooms are definitely unique in their layout as our building has been converted many times. Although it started out as guest...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I was solo travelling and went to Victoria for the first time ever. I stayed here, had a private room with shared bathroom. Room was comfortable and I felt very safe the entire time. I think there is 6 bathrooms per floor, so that was...More

    Thank Brooke P
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Brooke, Thanks so much for leaving us a review. It sounds like you had an absolutely fabulous stay with us and we are thrilled to read about it! We can only say that we all work hard to keep Ocean Island a clean, safe...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Friendly staff, they offer complimentary breakfast, dinner and the drinks at the bar is cheap. It's nice that the bar isn't open until last call, after 11PM the music is off. They are in a great location as well.More

    Thank Dan T
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there and thanks so much for your great review. Our staff sure works hard to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Furthermore, our included breakfast and dinner will give you all the nutrition you need! If you fancy a drink in the evening,...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I cannot give this place enough kudos - right downtown and close to the funkiest part of Victoria, friendly staff, good free meals, clean/cute bedrooms... everything is perfect for the young backpacker. A+ Ocean Island team, you keep doing you.More

    Thank Gabithegirl
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello there and thanks for your great review. Happy to hear you got such a great time at our place! It's hard being perfect, but someone has to do it.. ;-) We promise you that we'll keep the funk alive and hope to see you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • $23 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    jkrz00
    April 6, 2016|
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    Response from DScanlon | Reviewed this property |
    The neighborhood could definitely be described as shady but it's perfectly safe to come to and fro. I'm staying at the Inn right now while I'm working and never have any issues coming to and fro, nor has anybody I've known... More
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    July 8, 2015|
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    Response from Ocean I | Property representative |
    Hi there! There are a few options for parking for you. We do have a lost with five spots at the back of the building that you can rent for $10 per day. We've never had a break in before in this lot, and there is hostel... More
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    "I hear that the dorms are good as well"
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    "Make sure to get ear plugs if you are staying in room S1, they are free"
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    "Dorms are pretty cool and comfortable"
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    "I'd suggest requesting the first or 2nd floor if you have lots of luggage; there's no elevator."
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