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Jugglers Rest Backpackers

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Overview
8 Canterbury Street, Picton 7220 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After getting caught in the rain for 3 days whilst camping and hiking in the Marlborough sounds, my general attitude to another night in the rain was bleak. In a wet tent with wet socks a quick browse of booking.com pointing me towards the Jugglers...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nikki at Jugglers rest is a kind and welcoming host who provides local knowledge along with world class circus style entertainment if you are lucky enough to catch a performance. We stayed two nights and felt as though we were staying with friends. The home...More

Thank Tee Ó
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Expect a warm welcome, hand knitted wool slippers, circus workshops that will spark your creativity, board games and debates round the fire, and above all, like-minded people that will make your jugglers rest experience unforgettable. Expect to stay longer than planned.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

When I started traveling I would have never thought that I would ever feel as comfortable in a hostel, as I did in this place. It felt so much like home that I almost didn't leave the hostel whatsoever. Nikki is one of the most...More

1  Thank 750ruth
Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 19 May 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay Ruth and thanks so much for your very kind comments - it was wonderful to host you :-) Keep on juggling!

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Tired of 3 months work in Wellington and before my south island trip I was after a place where to relax and enjoy the peace of NZ. Glad i’ve chosen this little gem in Picton! From the moment you step in you feel home, kitchen...More

Thank Elisa V
Response from stripycat69, Owner at Jugglers Rest BackpackersResponded 29 April 2018

Thanks for your review Elise :-) It was great to meet you and hope to see you again one day in New Zealand!

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Description
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 and there are walking More tracks just outside our door. 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. Small and cosy with all beds fully made up (no bunks), we provide every comfort for your stay including organic fruit, herb & veggie garden, breakfast, juggling toys, workshops in a variety of circus and spinning skills (poi, hoop etc) unlimited wi-fi, bikes, log fire, quality book exchange, musical instruments, barbecue, well equipped kitchen with a huge array of herbs & spices, information/advice/bookings on local activities AND an atmosphere that can't be beaten! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
USD 49 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
USD 49 - USD 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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Traveller (55)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (2)
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Brendah71565
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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"Mixed dorms, double rooms and cabins available"
sean90rich
2 weeks ago
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"couples, pick the cabins!"
erind536
28 Mar. 2018
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"Blue, red or cabin room for couples are great!!"
bengG5589KX
16 Feb. 2018
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"Single room was absolutely lovely and spacious."
amflhu88
16 Dec. 2017
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