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Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quite simply the rare combo of relaxed but onto it. They genuinely care about sorting your trip out with REAL worthwhile things to do in the local area. Being on the move full time with work, it's a little tucked up pocket of solace I really look forward to every time, and leave refreshed, most times! Thanks guys!

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Thank montybevo
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

There's a warm, rustic feel to jugglers rest which makes it a delightful wonderland to stay in. Bruce and Nikki, are both very welcoming, thoughtful and incredibly friendly. I highly recommend this place Thank you, Bruce & Nikki

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Thank Matthew K
Nimes, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing place! Amazing people there, big nice cosy comfy rooms, perfect kitchen, and the best garden ever! With the other backpackers we did some slacline, they were juggling, and we finished the evning with a very friendly apero :) I wish I could stay longer!

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Thank Solveig B
Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a great stay and sad we had to leave after one night. You should definitely tray to stay at least for two nights at this great place! Highly recommended! Generous hospitality! Thank you, Bruce!

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Thank paul0815sonne
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and had a great time. Make sure to try some cooking with some fresh garden herbs and try to catch a fire show. Great short walks starting a walking distance and just 15 minutes from the town centre.

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Thank Naveh K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An absolutely gorgeous respite with an idyllic setting. Maintained by the lovely hosts Nikki and Bruce (the tall one), we felt immediately welcomed and it didn't take long for a deeply peaceful harmony to set in! The cozy atmosphere and bountiful gardens give way to an immaculate house with heaps of space, a well set up kitchen, and decent WiFi....

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Thank EthanCotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for four nights and it just wasn't enough! We could of stayed forever. We absolutely loved every second. Bruce made you feel welcome the minute you walk in the door and becomes your friend. The place does not feel like a backpackers, it feels like home away from home. It is spotlessly clean and well cared for. The...

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Thank Katy M
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there now four different times, each time have had a great experience. The place is clean, well organized, and has everything a traveler needs. The staff are relaxed helpful and fun. Perfect accommodation, comfort, relaxed and has fun hard to define style. Function without any fuss. Just felt easy staying there, the Right Choice staying in Picton no matter...

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Thank Wooknic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! Cozy beds, nice homey atmosphere, and friendly owners! I would definitely come here again. The access to spices and the garden is a big plus, and for a small price, Bruce offers homemade bread and jams for breakfast.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As mentioned by others, Jugglers Rest is so much more than a backpackers. It was the only place I felt at home during my eight week trip through New Zealand. Bruce and the staff really go the extra mile; even making a (no added cost) lamb roast for the other guests and I on my first night. The eclectic mix...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picton's smallest hostel (with beds for just 16 people) is BIG on comfort. Our lovingly renovated historic villa is an easy 10 minute stroll or 3 minute drive from the centre of town. Small and cosy with all beds fully made up (no bunks), we provide every comfort for your stay including super fast internet & wi-fi, organic fruit & veggie garden produce, breakfast - homemade bread & jam available, real log fire, heaters & electric blankets, quality book exchange & games, bikes, musical instruments & juggling toys, workshops in poi, juggling & hula hoop spinning, slackline, unicycle & spinning staffs to use, gas barbeque & picnic table, Information/advice/bookings on local activities, free tea, coffee, herbs & spices AND an atmosphere that can't be beaten! Situated in a quiet residential area, far enough to avoid the noise of the port and trains, but close enough to easily access all pretty little Picton has to offer by foot, our location gives you the best of both worlds. With shady decks, comfy chairs, bean bags, hammocks and sunny chill-out areas in lush gardens, either relax, play, learn or simply sit back & watch the amazing fire and glow shows at night. There are walking tracks right outside the door in the Esson Valley, and we can help arrange trips out into the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and Marlborough's famous award winning vineyards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jugglers Rest Backpackers

Address: 8 Canterbury Street, Picton, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $64 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Heaps of options for sleeping from single bed sharerooms up to private queen size bedrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles EthanCotter, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The staff are so helpful ask them which room would best suit”
 of 5 bubbles Wooknic, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed equally cosy, but we had a three bed room and it looked a little more cosy than the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles C6132RLlisan, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely! Shared big rooms for travelers on a budget or families, and more luxurious cottage options for couples!”
 of 5 bubbles 234joshs, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Private room was very comfortable and a good size for the price.”
 of 5 bubbles 914alexanderm, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
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