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Ocean Island Inn | Backpackers | Suites Hostel

791 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, BC, Victoria, Canada

'This colorful hostel boasts a better lounge than many clubs, a fantastic staff, and accommodations comparable to many hotels. Undoubtedly one of the finest urban hostels in Canada. The Victoria Guide on their website is a great and in depth guide to some of the more out of the way places in the city.' -Let's Go Pacific Northwest 2005 Read more

84% Overall Rating 70 out of 80 customers would recommend this property based on 80 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 81%

Location 89%

Safety 85%

Staff 90%

Value 80%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 5.28USD
  • Towel 0.76USD

Important Information

Free continental breakfast.
Please note that the listed prices do not include taxes.
You must let us know before 18:00 (6pm) the day before your arrival if you need to cancel, otherwise you will be charged for one night.

ACCESSIBILITY: Our four floor historic building does not have an elevator, however baggage assistance is available. Please make a request on your reservation if you would like to stay on the first or second floor.

PARKING: Limited parking on site $10/day & unlimited parking 100m away $12/day

* Please note that all prices are subject to taxes.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Victoria?

Contact us directly

'This colorful hostel boasts a better lounge than many clubs, a fantastic staff, and accommodations comparable to many hotels. Undoubtedly one of the finest urban hostels in Canada. The Victoria Guide on their website is a great and in depth guide to some of the more out of the way places in the city.' -Let's Go Pacific Northwest 2005 Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Superior Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Ocean Island Inn | Backpackers | Suites

Ocean Island Inn | Backpackers | Suites is located in the heart of downtown Victoria, Canada. We're close to Chinatown, the Inner Harbour, Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena, public transit, theatres, shopping, bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants, Beacon Hill Park and the Empress Hotel.

We have affordable daily, weekly and monthly accommodations in all shapes and sizes to suit any budget, from 6-bed dorms and mini-private rooms to spacious hotel-style rooms with private bathrooms.

We have a large communal kitchen and dining area as well as an in-house licensed Cafe Lounge serving delicious pasta, curries, burgers, paninis and fresh salads at ridiculously cheap prices.

Ocean Island Amenities:
• Free unlimited high speed wireless internet in all rooms and common areas. Great for YouTube, Skype, Netflix, and so much more!
• Super cheap pay-per-use internet terminal access ($2/use, up to 1hr)
• 23 shared bathrooms
• Rooms with ensuite bathrooms
• Fridge in every room
• 24 hour Front Desk / no curfew
• Fully equipped shared kitchen
• Laundry facilities
• Private movie/chillout room
• Discounts on local attractions
• Free secure bike and bag storage
• Discounted parking
• Payphones on every floor
• Bed Linen included in price
• Free use of Hair Dryers/Straighteners and Irons
• Our very own guide to Victoria so you can enjoy the city like a local
• And the best $6.95 breakfast deal in town!

We get you great discounts on whale watching, kayaking, sailing, diving, car and bike rentals, admission to museums and clubs, and much, much more!

Come see why we're consistently rated one of the best hostels in BC!

We want your feedback - If you do book through Hostelbookers, please take a minute after your stay to rate us and leave your comments about us on the Hostelbookers site, and on our guest surveys.

Accommodation Information

We have a wide range of accommodation, from dorm beds to deluxe private rooms with ensuite bathrooms.
Ocean Island Inn has two dorm types available - Standard and Budget. Please note Budget Dorms are discounted due to being closer to the street and our cafe and are not as quiet as the Standard Dorms.
All rooms except the Deluxe Double (which has an ensuite bathroom) have shared bathrooms. There are 6 shared bathrooms per floor (23 bathrooms total).
Bed sheets and linens are provided, towels provided for a small deposit.
All rooms have fridges, some storage (either a locker, a closet or some shelves), and 24-hour security.

Free continental breakfast.
Please note that the listed prices do not include taxes.
You must let us know before 18:00 (6pm) the day before your arrival if you need to cancel, otherwise you will be charged for one night.

ACCESSIBILITY: Our four floor historic building does not have an elevator, however baggage assistance is available. Please make a request on your reservation if you would like to stay on the first or second floor.

PARKING: Limited parking on site $10/day & unlimited parking 100m away $12/day

* Please note that all prices are subject to taxes.

Location Information

Ocean Island Inn | Backpackers | Suites
791 Pandora Avenue, Victoria BC Canada

We are right in the heart of downtown Victoria, close to all major bus routes and within walking distance of most major tourist attractions:
Chinatown: 5 minute walk
Inner Harbour: 10 minute walk
Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena: 5 minute walk
Beacon Hill Park: 15 minute walk

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.