Island Travel Inn
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Island Travel Inn

1850 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4K6 Canada
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#42 of 42 hotels in Victoria
3.6 of 5 bubbles
Location
2.4 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
2.8 of 5 bubbles
Service
2.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
This downtown Victoria location features 78 rooms. Free high-speed internet access in lobby, free parking. King size beds, air-conditioning, working desks and in-room coffee/tea. Jacuzzi suites are also available.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Car park
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Budget
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Arabic

Location

1850 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4K6 Canada
Getting there
Great for walkers
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Grade: 100 out of 100
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Victoria Intl Airport
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Inner Harbour Airport
149Reviews0Q+A34Room tips

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Purpleplumber wrote a review Aug 2021
1.0 of 5 bubbles
All around filthy. I’m 100% sure they don’t clean the rooms or change the bedding between customers. The bedding was disgusting. The bathroom had leftover hair in the tubs. The rugs, walls, phones and pretty much all surfaces were equally filthy.
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Date of stay: August 2021
1.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
2.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Find a different place to stay.
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Jezzy10 wrote a review Feb 2021
1.0 of 5 bubbles
DO NOT SAVE YOUR 10 bucks to get a room at this dive.
they are one of the hotels that have housed people during the “pandemic” so their is an eclectic group of folks hanging around
there is no service and the 3 rooms that I was in were all condemned rooms or definitely should not have been sold.
just to let you know if you are looking for a budget room this is not a room it is a ghetto

after a very long days drive and settling into the first room I discovered some wet spots on the floor. then about a 1 x 6 ’ area of wet carpet under the window from the wet and windy weather and oh dear.....the building leaks. sorry. we’ll move you into another room. great. not
no heat in this one. so a small electric fan heater to keep my feet warm and an early bed. and early rise 5 am and while the coffee maker is busy the power goes out. just my room. they get it back on. 3 more time I must walk to the main desk to have the power returned
then. the internet goes down as I am busy at my work. =
ok. shut it down and get going. its 7:30 am. I was planning on working until 10
grab a shower pack and go. the power goes out AGAIN111.
another trip to the front dest and yet. a 3rd room so I can have a shower with light my room is still in the dark
there was no compensation offered
this place needs to be reported to the health authorities
which is my next letter
sick and tired of getting manipulated by people who have no integrity and are in the market for taking money in exchange for their product or service.
which is then not fulfilled as agreed upon
this is my 3rd terrible review in less then 2 weeks.
its a nasty uncaring world out there
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Date of stay: February 2021
1.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: there are no good rooms there is no good service. this place is run as a rooming house for...
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Lauren Deng wrote a review Feb 2023
Richmond, Canada
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1.0 of 5 bubbles
This establishment claims that they are smoke free, yet when we were checking in, the fire alarm kept going off, I questioned it and the reply I got was “yeah that happens all the time we pretend like we can’t hear it”. I booked with Agoda which is actually under booking.com and never had a problem. On the app it said they were pet friendly, and then at the front desk we were told it wasn’t. It was already really stressful and they did not offer free cancellation, instead I was just handed a phone number and told to call them. They weren’t going to deal with the situation, they had surveillance cameras and should be able to pick up sound. If a hotel claims to be smoke free but the front desk doesn’t even care about the alarm going off and said it happens all the time but they are willing to make their customers stay a living nightmare and disregard fire safety standards??? How are they still in business in downtown Victoria?
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Gillian M wrote a review Aug 2021
Vancouver Island, Canada
1.0 of 5 bubbles
The room was very old and completely worn out. The bed moved horribly each time one of us turned over. The filth in the corners and behind the headboard was just unbelievable. We had a jacuzzi tub, which was filthy and scary. There was no shower stall, just a nozzle by the tub, so this meant standing in the open trying to get clean with one hand while washing with the other. There was no makeup light anywhere, so that was a real challenge. the coffee machine offering was minimal, with one coffee pod, two coffee mate packs and no artificial sweetener. We wanted to have a nightcap, a little scotch with ice. Alas, there was no ice. The desk said the machine was broken. This is seriously the worst hotel in which we have ever stayed. We have traveled worldwide, including Mexico and the UK and numerous hostels all over Australia ans New Zealand. This place beat any of them hands down for GROSS!
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Date of stay: August 2021
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
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sean p wrote a review May 2022
+1
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Absolutely horrible hotel. Poorly repaired holes in the walls, dust covered air vents, unwashed glass sliding door, mold in the bathroom, toilet paper not in a dispenser, loose toilet seat, broken thermostat with duct tape over it. Musty smell in hallways. Felt like I had bugs on me from just sitting on the bed. Absolutely terrible.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Zoe S wrote a review Sept 2021
+1
1.0 of 5 bubbles
We came to this hotel after a long day with many hotels completely booked. The room was horrible, there was small blood marks on the sheets, the walls were dirty and no fire detector. We checked out right away. The tub was stained from having a tub mat there for too long, paint coming off the walls. There was even splatter from something on one of the chairs in the room. When we went to the front desk to check out, there were
Cockroaches on the desk. Completely disgusting. Will not be returning..

After we spoke to the guy at the desk, he mentioned that he is currently looking for a new job, and that the owners do not take care of place. This is definitely a health hazard and will be reported to B.C. hotel health and safety.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Stefan S wrote a review Feb 2021
Vancouver, Canada
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Needed a room at the last minute while in Victoria, BC. Came across The Island Travellers Inn. I was checked in by James, when, after a minor issue with my room, found me a suitable one in the main floor. Room rates are very reasonable. The hotel is located on the edge of the city, making it very convenient. My only concerns were that the heat didn't work, and there was issued with the TV. Rooms are not made up daily, but after someone checks out. Given the size of my room and the location, I would stay here again. Very friendly and helpful staff.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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schmidta2018 wrote a review Feb 2020
Parksville, Canada
1.0 of 5 bubbles
This place is simply appalling! We were given a room that was dirty, the linens were grey and dirty. We found a towel in the bathroom that had makeup smeared on it. We refused to take the room, so they showed us another one. Just as bad. The place should be condemned !
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Date of stay: September 2019
1.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
1.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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T Imber wrote a review June 2023
Seattle, Washington
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Run, it mice and actual mouse traps in the rooms. The carpets left our socks and feet black like they have never been cleaned. I would have to say I felt so unsafe I put a chair against the door. I would have left but we pre paid. Staff didn’t care to hear about complaints. Go to a name brand hotel this was not worth it
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Date of stay: April 2023
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Dominika K wrote a review Oct 2020
1.0 of 5 bubbles
When we arrived the receptionist looked like we were bothering him we are there. No smile, we barely heard what he's saying.
The rooms are big but dirty. Microwave wasn't cleaned, neither the bathtub. Moreover, one towel was really really dirty!! Unwashes?
It was also really cold during the night. The heating was NOT working!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Lisa Marie L wrote a tip June 2024
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"They were rude, ruthless and filthy. This place is a scam. Don't waste your money"
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Bryan G wrote a tip Apr 2023
4 contributions2 helpful votes
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Not comfortable stay in anyway"
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Purpleplumber wrote a tip Aug 2021
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Find a different place to stay."
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Jezzy10 wrote a tip Feb 2021
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"there are no good rooms there is no good service. this place is run as a rooming house for those who are used to ghetto conditions"
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DarcyBeaudrie wrote a tip Sept 2019
Toronto, Canada54 contributions32 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
"Ask for room further from street front."
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PRICE RANGE
AU$150 - AU$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
traveller`s inn downtown hotel victoria, travellers hotel downtown, travellers hotel victoria
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Traveller's Inn Downtown
LOCATION
CanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouver IslandVictoria Capital Regional DistrictVictoriaDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
78
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Frequently Asked Questions about Island Travel Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Island Travel Inn?
Nearby attractions include Fan Tan Alley (0.3 km), Victoria’s Chinatown National Historic Site (0.2 km), and Roberta's Hats (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Island Travel Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Is parking available at Island Travel Inn?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Island Travel Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Roux Patisserie, Jam Cafe, and John's Place Restaurant.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Island Travel Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Island Travel Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (1.3 km), Craigdarroch Castle (1.8 km), and Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada (1.0 km).
Is Island Travel Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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