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Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / Suites

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Reviewed 14 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

Thank Andrew W
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

Thank LWD_11
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!

Reviewed 13 September 2011

we had private room. Room was rather small, but bathroom was ok. Room was really noisy, not only by noises coming outside (we where warnt bout that when making our reservation) but also lot by noise from other rooms and kitchen/entertaiment area etc. Staff was...More

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

Hi, thank you for your comments. While we do our best to enforce the Quiet Hours (12am to 8am), it is very helpful if guests let us know about anything disturbing their rest. You can do this by either speaking to the front desk in...More

Reviewed 6 September 2011

No complaints here! The service at the front desk was very friendly and accommodating, the newly renovated bathrooms were very clean, and there are tons of room options for you to pick the space that fits your needs/budget. The wall of pamphlets on area attractions...More

Thank aktilot
Response from OceanIslandManager, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Island Inn / Backpackers / SuitesResponded 7 September 2011

Thank you so much! Come see us again!

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jkrz00
7 April 2016|
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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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