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Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

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Reviewed 14 September 2011

The place was clean and had a nice atmosphere. It felt safe and is well located (10 minutes walk from the center to be accurate). WiFi worked well in the room. If you are sensitive to noise make sure you get a room far from...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 6 October 2011

Thank you for your comments! We're glad you enjoyed our location, and that you felt safe. We always book our rooms near to our bar last and only with the consent of the guest. Please come see us again.

Reviewed 13 September 2011

very friendly, very safe. felt like a time-travel to the 60's /70's, in a nice way.

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 September 2011

Thank you for your comments! We're glad you had a good stay. Come back anytime!

Reviewed 13 September 2011

It was by far the cheapest option for our family to stay in downtown Vancouver. Our private room was extremely small (only a bed), but very clean. The front desk is open 24hrs a day, but at check in and at check out, there was...More

Thank Ian W
Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 September 2011

Thank you for your comments! One small thing: we're in Victoria, not Vancouver. :)

Reviewed 13 September 2011

I stayed in one of their small single rooms, and yes it was a basic small room. But it had it's own fridge, a window and for the location the price was great! I would highly recomend this place to the traveller on a budget...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 September 2011

Thank you very much!

Reviewed 13 September 2011

Rooms were small but cheap enough that I paid for a week what I would have for 2 nights in a hotel! Best location downtown, next to main bus station. Food was excellent for the prices! Eating there was cheaper than buying food and cooking...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 14 September 2011

Thank you for your comments! We're glad you enjoyed the food in the cafe, and we're especially glad you enjoyed your stay!

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jkrz00
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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
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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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"The double room with a bath is a great value."
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"If noise bothers you, ask for a room higher up and off the street."
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"many of the privaye rooms are extremely small, and many rooms have a window onto a busy street, so choose..."
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"I hear that the dorms are good as well"
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