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Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

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  • Excellent34%
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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 22 July 2011

The Ocean Islands suite is in a heritage location convenient to activities and shops. The apartment is very well equiped and comfortable.

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 2 August 2011

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed the suite.

Reviewed 19 July 2011

I spent a couple of nights at Ocean Island and ended up making several friends. The pub is a great place to hang out and meet people. Everyone was super-friendly, the rooms were clean, and the location worked for me. Even though I stayed in...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 2 August 2011

We're glad you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 15 July 2011

We were disappointed with the room. They had crammed a double bed into a room that could accommodate a twin at best (ever heard of bunk beds?) And then charged an arm and a leg for it. The front desk was average. And the "clean...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 18 July 2011

Thank you for your comments. It's true that some of our rooms are small, but we made them that way in order to keep prices down: a private room at Ocean Island costs significantly less than a standard room at a hotel. There are 6...More

Reviewed 14 July 2011

Could not ask for more in an affordable hostel; great location, nicely kept place, friendly staff. Although our room had no real view and the walls paper thin to sound, we enjoyed our stay and found the staff exceedingly pleasant and helpful. My wife loved...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 18 July 2011

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 9 July 2011

2 nights here was good. Lively bar and lounge, nice staff, clean place, well located and tons of useful info on Victoria & the Island (plus events and dining). All in all its a decent spot for a backpacker. If you're a couple wanting something...More

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Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 11 July 2011

Thanks for your comments, and I agree with your room tip: the Standard Double with Bathroom has more space (and, of course, its own bathroom) so it's good for couples who want some privacy.

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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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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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