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    Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

    791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N9, Canada
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
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    “cafe lounge” (10 reviews)
    “dorm room” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 497 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Well I'm here in the high season! Hotel prices are astronomical! AirBnB has to be booked months ahead [and is pricey] This has been economical, well-located [on bus route from Shwartz bay]; a short walk to China town , a slightly longer one to Government...More

    Thank Mandaroseblade69
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 1 week ago

    Hey there! So great to hear you had such an awesome time at our place! Hotel prices are certainly astronomical in Victoria right now and we pride ourselves in offering rooms for cheaper prices. Moreover, we are certainly well situated in the heart of downtown...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have stayed here many times, this is often my go to place to stay when I am in Victoria. Great location, decent price, great free breakfast and free dinner. Service is great, room is clean, the noise level is dependant on where you are....More

    Thank metalwolf8
    Response from Ocean I, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there and thanks for your review! We are always glad to hear we did well, especially from our repeat guests! We certainly have a lot to like, whether it's our location, free breakfast and dinner or our staff ;). We indeed have rooms in...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Good cheap, good value for money. Great service and nice bar. Friendly staff, worked here for an work to stay programme and its worth it as Victoria, is very nice and relaxed spot. I would recommend staying here as its good value for any traveller...More

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

    Hi there and thanks for your great review! We are so happy to hear about your stay here. Thanks for your kind comments regarding our staff, the hostel and Victoria in general. We hope you had an awesome time here. It was certainly awesome to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed two nights here using a private double room. The room was certainly quite small and the bed was not the comfiest or even a full double, we did sleep but not too much. It was certainly adequate though for a hostel. The same can...More

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

    Hey there and thanks for your review! Happy to read your positive comments about our staff and location. Our staff is from all over the world but one thing they have in common are their great customer service skills. Moreover, we are indeed ideally located...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2017 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 weeks 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

    HI Victoria Hostel
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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
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    • Price range
    • US$47 - US$97 (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
    • Also Known As
    • Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Hotel Victoria ,
    • Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites Victoria, Canada - Vancouver Island
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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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