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    Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

    791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
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      2 adults
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          US$65
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good38%
          • Average18%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          “cafe lounge” (10 reviews)
          “dorm room” (11 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Free Parking
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 493 reviews

          Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

          Great place! Really good location. Pretty standard as far as independent hostels go in terms of dorm rooms, cleanliness etc. Loved the 'funky' vibe (as opposed to a sterile YHA etc). The dinner and tacos where yum! As a solo traveller had a great time...More

          Thank Alena363
          Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 4 days ago

          Hi there and thanks for your great review. Glad to read you liked our funky vibe and food! We work hard to create a great atmosphere in our Lounge, by hiring great staff (who really appreciate your shout-out!), offering great drinks and food as well....More

          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          Our room was quite dated, and the bunks didn't have their own plugs, shelves, or lights which is always annoying. There wasn't much common space which wasn't the bar, and anyone could pretty much walk into the kitchen and eating area, which wasn't ideal because...More

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

          Hi there and thanks for leaving us a review! We are sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory stay here at Ocean Island Inn. In regards to your comments about our beds, we are happy to let you know we are working on improvements...More

          Reviewed 12 May 2017

          Plus: -Lights on the beds (but only on the bottom bunks for a strang reason) -Power Plugs right at the beds -Good working, free WIFI -Fridge in the Dorm -Free Breakfast (Toast, Boiled Eggs, Coffee/tea, juices, banana) (-Free Dinner) The dinner is rice or pasta...More

          1  Thank marshwiggle2017
          Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 May 2017

          Hello there and thanks for your thorough review! It seems like you enjoyed most of your stay here at Ocean Island Inn, but there are also things to improve. In regards to our bathrooms, we clean them three times a day and ask our guests...More

          Reviewed 9 May 2017

          I'm a pretty budget traveler and found this completely fine. My favourite part of my stay was that the bathrooms never had lines. There are 5 on each floor so it's perfect! B'fast wasn't served early enough for me which was a bit disappointing, but...More

          Thank Lesleyknits
          Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 May 2017

          Hi there and thanks for your review! Great to hear that you never had to wait in line for our bathrooms! :) A pity though that you couldn't get our breakfast.. We recently changed the start time of our breakfast from 8AM to 7.30AM so...More

          Reviewed 27 April 2017

          Before I get into what I think about this hostel, I just want to say that this review might appear to be incredibly biased and I hope what happened to me won't happen to the people who are going to use this hostel in the...More

          Thank sushinoodle
          Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 May 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to read your positive comments about our central downtown location, our staff and our bar. We are however saddened to hear about your experience the day before your check-out. We apologize...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$29 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 80
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          • Location
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          • Victoria Capital Regional District >
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          • Downtown
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          • Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Hotel Victoria
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          jkrz00
          I'm looking for a safe place for my 18-year-old daughter to stay May - August near the Inner Harbor where she'll be working. Is it safe for her to walk alone to/from Ocean Island Inn to the Inner Harbor? I'm reading that the Inn is great, but the neighborhood is a bit seedy/shady? Thanks!
          6 April 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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          Veronica S
          Hi! Is there safe parking available? I'll be on my Harley and want to know if there will be a place to park...btw I'm mellow-not a loud biker stereotype. Thanks
          8 July 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'd suggest requesting the first or 2nd floor if you have lots of luggage; there's no elevator."
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          "Ask for the biggest most expensive room. Don't bother booking any of the smaller ones."
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          "No real option just do a lot in a day so you're tired.."
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          "window room"
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