About this listing
"Spacious facilities (including a great kitchen)...FULL OF LIFE AND ART...both the young and young at heart will feel right at home."
Perfect for a traveling couple! These rooms come in a variety of shapes and styles, each beautifully decorated with hand-crafted Indonesian artwork and international photographs.
Each room has:
• One fully made double bed
• One bathroom shared with 1 to 3 other rooms, other bathrooms available if yours is occupied
• One or two big windows
• Mini-fridge for all your food storage needs
• Desk lamp
• Coffee table
• Folding chair
• Free Wifi
• Complimentary Breakfast and Dinner!
• Free unlimited high speed wireless internet in all rooms and common areas. Great for Netflix, YouTube, and video chat!
• 24 hour internet terminal access
• 24 hour Front Desk / no curfew
• Easily accessible travel information and tips
• Fully equipped shared kitchen
• Laundry facilities
• Discounts on local attractions
• Free secure bike and bag storage
• Discounted parking
• Payphones on every floor
• Free use of Hair Dryers/Straighteners and Irons
• Guitars, books, games and more available to borrow
• Delicious wraps and snacks available for purchase at the front desk 24 hours a day
• Breakfast special available all day for $5.95
• Lounge open daily from 5pm-11pm with nightly entertainment
• Our very own guide to Victoria so you can Enjoy the city like a local.
Interaction with guests
Ocean Island gives you the unique opportunity of socializing as much as you like, or enables you to keep to yourself for your stay, the choice is yours! Meet fellow travelers and Victorian locals in our Cafe Lounge, sit back and relax in our common areas, or enjoy a stay out of the social sphere in the privacy of your room.
Our friendly front desk staff is available 24 hours a day, should you need anything.
Centrally located in downtown Victoria - come see our 24 hour front desk for travel information, FAQs, maps, and more!
Other things to note
ALL PRICES INCLUDE TAXES!
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
• No smoking inside the building (but right outside is OK)
• Quiet hours: 11:30pm – 8am every day.
• No candles, incense, etc in the rooms.
• No alcohol consumption in dorm rooms (however, if you’re over 19, you can buy drinks at the Café Lounge).
• Please clean up after yourself in all communal areas
Enjoy the best of the city and country! Relax in our friendly and modern backpackers inn while enjoying food & drinks from our Cafe Lounge. Tour our historic city that’s got everything you need in a compact center- Chinatown, nightlife, museums, etc. Access to ocean beaches, fantastic forests, lakes, rivers and mountains; just minutes away by walking, bikes and public transportation.
Ocean Island Inn is an 1891 heritage building, which has been fully renovated and restored, yet retains its unique character. Our building is beautifully decorated throughout with handcrafted Indonesian art, decor, and international photographs, creating a unique and vibrant ambiance. Ocean Island’s front desk is run 24 hours a day by friendly and informal staff who and are eager to help with your stay and provide any information you might need. We are a family-owned business, and our mission is to provide a friendly and welcoming home away from home to a wide variety of travelers from around the world.
Centrally located in downtown Victoria, we have a wide array of rooms to suit your budget and lifestyle. You can choose from comfortable 4 or 6 bed dorms to private rooms that come in all shapes and sizes. With easy access to public transit, ferries, and the airport, we're a great home base for exploring Victoria and the rest of Vancouver Island.
Looking for privacy? Our mini room option offers the budget conscious traveler a unique solution to Victoria's pricey hotel room market. In a very compact space we offer all the benefits of a private room- privacy, a comfortable bed, your own mini fridge- at a fraction of the cost of a regular hotel room. If you’re looking for a bit more space, choose to unwind in one of our spacious, peaceful Queen rooms with en-suite bathrooms instead.
We have a large, bright and fully equipped communal kitchen which is accessible at any time of day, and a comfortable dining area to sit down and enjoy your meal in. If you don't feel like cooking for yourself, our licensed Ocean Island Cafe Lounge is open daily, serving up healthy fusion-style food at ridiculously cheap prices. We have weekly events in our cafe lounge that include Quiz Night, Open Mic, and Jam night. Hang out with all kinds of locals and travelers, or just do your own thing; either way, you’ll find what you’re looking for at Ocean Island!
Ocean Island Provides:
•Free Continental Breakfast
We serve up a delicious continental breakfast every morning from 8:00am – 10:00am. Enjoy coffee, tea, juice, fresh fruit, oatmeal, hard-boiled eggs, white or whole wheat toast, and a selection of spreads including: peanut butter, jam, Nutella, cream cheese, & marmalade.
We serve up a delicious free dinner every evening from 6pm-8pm. Enjoy Indian-style curried lentils over rice and/or vegetable stew over rice.
•Free Wi-Fi in every room
•24 hour internet terminal access
•24 hour Front Desk / no curfew
•Easily accessible travel information and tips
•Fully equipped shared kitchen
•Discounts on local attractions
•Free secure bike and bag storage
•Payphones on every floor
•Free use of Hair Dryers/Straighteners and Irons
•Guitars, books, games and more available to borrow
•Delicious wraps and snacks available for purchase at the front desk 24 hours a day
•Café open daily from 5pm-11pm with nightly entertainment
•Our very own guide to Victoria so you can enjoy the city like a local.
Check us out and you'll see why Ocean Island Inn | Backpackers | Suites is considered one of Victoria's best-kept secrets!
Ocean Island Guidebook Reviews:
"Impeccably managed by a thought-of-everything owner... clean and cheerful; loads of services; a great place to meet other travelers." - Fodor's Vancouver and Victoria 1st Edition
"Spacious facilities (including a great kitchen)... Full of life and art... both the young and the young at heart will feel right at home" - Lonely Planet BC 2nd Edition
"The staff here goes out of its way to help guests" - Frommers, 2012