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Reviews of Ocean Island Backpackers Inn

Hostel | 791 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 1N9

85.6% Overall Rating

144 out of 169 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/06/2014)

"Basic but clean we had a fridge and plenty of storage space in a rather small room plenty of shared bathroom facilities"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.22
  • Towel USD 6.27

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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85.6%

Overall Rating

144 out of 169 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Ocean Island Backpackers Inn'

Atmosphere
83.2%
Location
89.6%
Facilities
80.8%
Cleanliness
86.4%
Staff
89.6%
Value
81.6%
Safety
88.0%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

19 April 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location with lots of awesome people of all ages.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Kaspars Kalnins

14 September 2008 Kaspars would recommend this property

Liked: truly nice atmosphere

Disliked: Kaspars left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Lenka Peterkova

11 September 2008 Lenka would recommend this property

Liked: its location, dead easy to find

Disliked: Lenka left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Nguyen Dinh

17 August 2008 Nguyen would recommend this property

Liked: I love the colors of the decorating and great vibes, the live music every night, and the profesional stagg!

Disliked: Nguyen left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Michael Schuetz

14 June 2008 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: smal rooms but nice design...

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

18 May 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: colorfullness,round the clock super friendly staff!it´s got all the basic needs, or an answer on where to get it.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Tyler Sharp

23 April 2008 Tyler would recommend this property

Liked: Great lounge downstairs. Having themes or activities per night is a nice feature for meeting people.

Disliked: Tyler left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Katherine McLean

26 March 2008 Katherine would recommend this property

Liked: It was an excellent hostel. One of the best we have stayed in and we have stayed in quite a few now. We had a private room and it had a fridge in it which made it easy to store our food. It was close to everything we wanted to see. The room was comfortable and the showers were clean. The showers were also seperate so you didn't have lots of people in the bathroom at one time. The hostel has everything a hostel would need. I would really reccommend this hostel to anyone visiting victoria.

Disliked: Katherine left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Annette Marks

26 March 2008 Annette would recommend this property

Liked: staff, security,

Disliked: Annette left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

05 March 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it's cheep!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

09 January 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A fun clean place that was friendly and offered privacy and safety. Generally the best place I have stayed at that I have booked through this website. I would give Ocean Island 10 out of 10.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

05 January 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very friendly and helpful

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

28 September 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: GREAT ATMOSPHERE AND VERY HELPFUL STAFF. THE OPEN MIC NIGHT WAS FUN AND A GREAT WAY TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Bernd Radestock

16 September 2007 Bernd would recommend this property

Liked: uncomlicated,friendly

Disliked: Bernd left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Douglas Teodoro

10 September 2007 Douglas would recommend this property

Liked: The lounge bar.

Disliked: Douglas left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Maria Christine Linsenmaier

03 September 2007 Maria Christine would recommend this property

Liked: easy to meet peoplegood location

Disliked: Maria Christine left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Katie Commens

19 August 2007

Liked: Semi private bathrooms

Disliked: Katie left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

23 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: safe, clean, lot of activity for young people

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

13 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Big kitchen, very helpful staff, it's close to everything in the city

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

10 July 2007

Liked: atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

01 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Claire Askew

30 June 2007 Claire would recommend this property

Liked: Really cool atmosphere overall... lots of good facilities: cheap internet, great bar, really good kitchen etc. Staff were nice too, all very clean - no bugs, and nice bathrooms!!

Disliked: Claire left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

12 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location, good for older backpackers too!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

10 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very accomodating. It is very centrally located and it has a neat little bar downstairs.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

18 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the service, how it looks like

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.