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    Jugglers Rest Backpackers

    8 Canterbury Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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    5 Nov 6 Nov
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    “juggler's rest” (20 reviews)
    “fire show” (14 reviews)
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    Breakfast Available
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 289 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    I stayed four nights at the Jugglers Rest. From the first minute on I felt like home. The hosts Nikki and Vikki are very welcoming. The bedrooms and the common room with the fire are very cozy and comfortable. Everything was very clean. If you're...More

    Thank Felicitas R
    Reviewed 25 May 2017

    I was in the hostel for 4 nights only, I wish I could stay longer! I really loved the hostel. It was very cosy and homy. And the garden is full of hurbs and fruits! That was delisious! I had some beautiful days, so I...More

    Thank LieketeunNL
    Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 10 September 2017

    We loved having you to stay Lieke. You were a great guest who entertained us with your juggling and poi, Thanks!

    Reviewed 20 May 2017

    A stay at Jugglers Rest felt more like visiting a friend than staying in a hostel. No bunk beds, lovely communal indoor and outdoor spaces, short walk to Picton town centre (or grab a free bike) and a very friendly host who shares her home...More

    Thank Martin & Lisa B
    Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 10 September 2017

    Thanks so much for your review, we hope your onward travels were fun!

    Reviewed 19 May 2017

    I stayed at Jugglers Rest for four nights and it was over far too quickly! I live in Wellington so took the ferry over for a hooping and writing retreat. The whole experience was beautiful, Nikki has created a sanctuary with a vibe that I...More

    Thank Annabel B
    Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 10 September 2017

    HI Annabel, Thanks for your great review. How is the hula hooping going? We'd love to see you here again for the new season, so hope you can make the trip again soon!

    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    Definitely the best backpackers I stayed in on my travels around NZ. Enjoyed my first night so much I booked again on the way back up for an extra two nights. Really homely, loved the kitchen, but best of all was Nikki who owns the...More

    1  Thank jane77ab
    Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 10 September 2017

    Thanks Jane, It was great to meet you. Hope you can come again this summer if you do another South Island trip.

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    28 November 2015|
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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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