Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
791 Pandora Ave, Victoria, BC, V8W 1N9, Canada
4.0 out of 5 rating 625 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel, you'll be centrally located in Victoria, a 6-minute walk from Chinatown and 14 minutes by foot from Royal BC Museum. This hostel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from British Columbia Parliament Building and 1 mi (1.5 km) from Victoria Harbour.


Make yourself at home in one of the 80 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, a communal living room, and tour/ticket assistance.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lower Johnson Street - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Antique Row - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Government Street - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
The McPherson Playhouse - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Victoria Royal Theatre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Chinatown - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Market Square - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Greater Victoria Public Library - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Bay Centre - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Pacific Rim College - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Pioneer Square - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Victoria Bug Zoo - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Bastion Square - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Christ Church Cathedral - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.) - 25.7 km / 15.9 mi
Victoria, BC (YWH-Victoria Inner Harbour Seaplane Base) - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Roche Harbor, WA (RCE) - 80.2 km / 49.8 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FRD) - 66.9 km / 41.6 mi
Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base) - 64.8 km / 40.2 mi

The preferred airport for Ocean Island Inn Backpackers Suites - Hostel is Victoria, BC (YYJ-Victoria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    This property only accepts credit cards for all onsite payments. Cash is not accepted. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Customers may be requested by the property to provide documentation of recent travel history.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 12 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: CAD 16 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Library
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Vending machine
  • -Lockers available
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Shared microwave
  • -Shared refrigerator
  • -Wheelchair accessible – no
  • -Upper floors accessible by stairs only