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Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Queen Room with Private Bathroom | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Queen Room with Private Bathroom | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Micro Double Room with Sink (Shared Bathroom) | Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel

Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel

2-star property
Hostel with bar/lounge, near Chinatown

7.6/10 Good

501 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bathtub
The price is CA $73
Price available on 02/01/2023
Map
791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, BC, V8W 1N9

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Victoria
  • Victoria Harbour - 18 min walk
  • Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal - 23 min walk
  • Butchart Gardens - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 2 min drive
  • Victoria Intl. Airport (YYJ) - 25 min drive
  • Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 111 min drive
  • Friday Harbor, WA (FRD) - 117 min drive
  • Bedwell Harbour, BC (YBW-Bedwell Harbour Seaplane Base) - 123 min drive
  • Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 128 min drive
  • Port Angeles, WA (CLM-William R. Fairchild Intl.) - 160 min drive
  • Lopez Island, WA (LPS) - 19.9 miles/32 km
  • Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base) - 21.2 miles/34 km

Restaurants

  • Habit Coffee - 2 min walk
  • Foo - 3 min walk
  • Agrius Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • The Mint - 3 min walk
  • Relish Food And Coffee - 3 min walk

About this property

Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel

Located 0.6 mi (1 km) from the airport, Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel puts you 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Victoria Harbour and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Victoria Clipper Ferry Terminal. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and free self-serve breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

English, French, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC), and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 80 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 16
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Customers may be requested by the property to complete a health declaration.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Uncovered onsite self parking (CAD 15 per night)
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

What to do

  • Whale-watching nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bike storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1891
  • ATM/banking
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Communal living room
  • Bicycle parking
  • At least 80% of food locally-sourced
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Locally-owned & organized tours & activities
  • At least 80% lighting from LEDs
  • Comprehensive food waste policy
  • Comprehensive recycling policy
  • No plastic soda bottles
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • No plastic drinking straws
  • No plastic water bottles
  • Reusable cups only
  • Reusable tableware only

Accessibility

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Hindi

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Recycling
  • Water-efficient showers only
  • Water-efficient toilets only

Fees & policies

Parking

  • Uncovered self parking costs CAD 15 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel Victoria
Ocean Island Backpackers Suites Victoria
Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites
Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites Victoria
Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites Hostel Victoria

Frequently asked questions

Does Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel?
As of 30 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel on 1 Feb 2023 start from CA $73, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel?
Yes. Self parking costs CAD 15 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Chinatown (6-min walk) and Beacon Hill Park (13-min walk), along with Royal BC Museum (14-min walk) and British Columbia Parliament Building (0.8 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Agrius Restaurant (3-min walk), The Mint (3-min walk), and Relish Food And Coffee (3-min walk).
What's the area around Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel like?
Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel is in Downtown Victoria, a short 5-minute walk from Government Street and 5 minutes' walk from Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Travelers say this hostel is in a good location.

Reviews

7.6

Good

7.5/10

Cleanliness

8.2/10

Staff & service

7.6/10

Amenities

7.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Misael, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice and good location
Daniel, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Steve, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Dogukan, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Luke, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Old but kept clean.
Lori, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Adam, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Laura, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

CHOHEE, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

I'm 78 and have travelled in Asia so used to hostel situations. I would have appreciated some sensitivity to my age... i.e. I was put on the TOP bunk along with 5 young girls. Also, pub noise coming from downstairs was annoying.
Bonnie, 1-night trip
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