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Jugglers Rest Backpackers

8 Canterbury Street, Picton, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Picton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nikki & Bruce are amazingly friendly, and the little piece of paradise they have in Picton is a beautiful place to relax and rest or bounce and find your flow. We loved it here, highlight of our trip!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent a lovely night at this hostel. Although it is more like a B&B than hostel. Made feel very welcome by Nikki and Bruce. I'd just travelled from a really crap hostel in Wellington so the jugglers rest was a welcome surprise. Although it was a lovely sunny Friday, the evening was cold they had the fire going... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The weather was horrendous during our stay, but the cosy log fire and the friendly atmosphere made this place extremely memorable. Everyone was sharing food they'd cooked/bought as well as travel experiences and skills ( mostly circus related!). The hostel has a real homely and welcoming atmosphere.

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My partner and I stayed here having been travelled through Picton many times without stopping for more than a coffee. We are so glad we chose Jugglers Rest. We looked at the reviews posted on Trip Advisor and we can now see what all the fuss is about! It is without a doubt the cleanest and best run hostel we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The Jugglers Rest is a welcoming home for any traveler. As soon as arrive you are greeted and introduced to the other guests by the owner and made to feel at home in their cosy living room. The place is very clean the beds are super comfy with lovely warm blankets and the showers were hot. A lovely courtyard and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The place was very dirty and badly treated. The showers either too hot or too cold, the owner isn't very stable and will treat you like you owe her something. However, the juggling is pretty cool. The other bbh hostel in town is more recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere at this hostel was amazing. The wood fire, home cooking (fresh bread for breakfast) and bath was exceptional and felt like a retreat. Also a great place for circus performers as the owners have been in the performance business for many years and the juggling balls, poi and hula hoops defiantly came out. You definitely can't beat this... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I was recommended this place by a performer friend and as a performer myself had an absolutely fantastic time here. We felt very welcome and it was very homely with plenty of circus toys to play with and practice with (they even have workshops occasionally)! The kitchen facilities are great, beautiful garden, nice rooms and you even get knitted wool... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Already when you enter the courtyard you realize that you've arrived at a place that is loved by it's owner. And as good as she treats her hostel/home she treats her guests and thus creates a very homely atmosphere.

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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We had never stayed in a backpackers before and I must say that we were extremely impressed with the cleanliness, the peaceful atmosphere and how friendly everyone was during our stay. As older guests we felt quite comfortable amongst the different age groups and many nationalities. The fire show was excellent. There's no TV at Jugglers Rest and this seems... More

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Address: 8 Canterbury Street, Picton, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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