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Jugglers Rest Backpackers

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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
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“homemade jams”(20 reviews)
“fire show”(14 reviews)
“herb garden”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
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All reviewshomemade jamsfire showherb gardenthe kitchenfree range eggshome away from homenew zealandfriendly atmospheresouth islandfelt like homehomely feelold houseliving roomtwo nightscomfortable bedsstayed longerhighly recommend this place
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I arrived the owner, Nikki had made 'not' cross buns for the guests for Easter weekend. What a welcome! Beautiful and cosy this hostel feels like a little home. It's very clean and the beds are the most comfortable Ive found so far (no...More

Thank Josephine T
Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Josie, Looking forward to your return so we can try some more juggling/hooping and poi :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is so cute! It appears to be a converted house into a hostel. The yard in front is beautiful with a patio and front deck and lots of chairs/picnic tables for chilling out at. We stayed in one of the cabins outside the...More

Thank Erin D
Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Aw, Erin thanks So much for thaking the itme to review us in so much depth. Much appreciated :-) Yes, I'll get some better signage sorted for the office/check-in. Often I'm in the house too..and I can see that it can be confusing. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice feel here. The garden was great to chill in and around the house has a nice homely feel. Nikki the owner was great. She is very welcoming and she puts out a-lot of fruit and veg to help yourself to. Also, we accidentally...More

Thank Chippin'Ollie C
Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Ollie, hope to see you here again during your NZ adventure :-)

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This hostel was rated one of the best in the world by Huff Post and it’s no wonder. A beautiful house with a perfect host, Nikki. She gave me an impromptu juggling lesson! Also, grape vines hang from awnings everywhere-and these are life changing grapes....More

Thank davehudson28
Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

AWWW, Blushing like one of those tomatoes ;-) Thanks David!

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Beautiful rooms and a country kitchen accompanied with abundant tomatoes and grapes from the garden. A gorgeous veranda to chill and eat on in the sun and a warm fire and sofa to go in to if there's a chill in the air. Nikki makes...More

Thank Cristina B
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Price range
US$50 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Room & Suite (3)
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Response from Till1234 | Reviewed this property |
Uhm it is a quiet long walk. Takes you probably 20min by walking... But I'd say it is worth it. You can try to ask them to pick you up, but I think they don't do it normaly.
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"couples, pick the cabins!"
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"Blue, red or cabin room for couples are great!!"
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"Single room was absolutely lovely and spacious."
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"all rooms are good :)"
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