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    Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

    791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
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    “cafe lounge” (10 reviews)
    “dorm room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    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

    Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

    We checked into ocean island and found the place to be well kept and the staff to be very helpful (we found though that the staff seemed to lack a little bit of direction and could possibly benefit from a bit more management). The breakfast...More

    Thank Kez C
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 12 May 2017

    Hi there and thanks for leaving us a review here on Tripadvisor. We want to thank you for your kind comments regarding our staff and our free breakfast and dinner. Your comments about the lack of direction have been noted as we want to our...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    This hostel was very close to public transit, maybe a 15-30 minute walk from most of the popular attractions in Victoria, and offered free breakfast and dinner. The staff were generally friendly, rooms were clean, kitchen was a good size, and the hostel felt safe....More

    Thank Simona V
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 12 May 2017

    Hi there and thanks for your kind review! We are happy to read your comments about your stay. It's good to hear you liked our friendly staff, clean rooms, kitchen and safety of the hostel. We are sorry to hear that you found your room...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    Great location and friendly staff. Our private room and shared bathroom were clean. Option to store your bags at the hostel if you arrive before check-in or stay in the city past check-out. Overall good place to stay if you're spending a night or two...More

    Thank Beth J
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 12 May 2017

    Hello and thank you so much for reviewing us! We are thrilled to hear your positive comments about our cleanliness and our bag storage options. We like to keep our hostel in tip top shape hence why we thoroughly clean the rooms and additionally clean...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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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
    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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    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 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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