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Jugglers Rest Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kirchenlamitz, Germany
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Best Hostel i've been so far! Very lovely Very friendly manager and super clean hostel! Some cool extra opportunities and a very nice garden with a lots of herbs you can use if you want to! Really enjoyed my stay

Thank tillski97
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Spacious room and not over overcrowded with beds. Very generous re kitchen condiments and herbs picked from the garden for own use. Grounds are well manicured with plenty of nooks and crannies for resting up and peace and quiet. Clean as a whistle! Friendly environment.

Thank Karen M
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016

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!

1Thank montybevo
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via 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

Thank Matthew K
Nimes, France
Reviewed 8 December 2016

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!

Thank Solveig B
Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via 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!

Thank paul0815sonne
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via 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.

Thank Naveh K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

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....

Thank EthanCotter
Reviewed 28 November 2016 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...

Thank Katy M
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

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...

Thank Wooknic

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  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
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 unlimited wi-fi, organic fruit & veggie garden, 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: ₹ 3,046 - ₹ 3,758 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Great because none of the shared dorms have bunk beds”
jane77ab, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“I've had the shed outside and the blue room, the dorms also look good. The shed is quieter and more private, the blue room is more homely.”
nomadicmouse, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Eco cabin was warm and cosy.”
Beth32498, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms equally good!”
, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Heaps of options for sleeping from single bed sharerooms up to private queen size bedrooms!”
EthanCotter, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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