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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for a couple of weeks and will be returning very soon (I can't wait)!! This lovely place is more like a welcoming home, than any hostel you will ever stay at! You will find a warm pair of hand knitted socks on your bed so your feet will stay cosy at night, warm/delicious/homemade/fresh bread with Nikki's jam in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay at Jugglers everytime I travel through Picton. Always relaxing, get to see free fire shows, learn new poi moves every time. Excellent location, beautiful gardens and tidy house, 5 minutes walk to picton central. Sybil and Manuel always provide an entertaining stay. Will always highly recommend!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is hands down my favorite hostel in NZ. As with any hostel its the people that make the place great. Nikki and Bruce take you in and make you feel like family and, for my stay at least, my fellow travelers and hostel mates made the beautiful old house a home. The property is made private by the surrounding... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best hostel in NZ so far!!! Just perfect place for recovery after long distance cycling all over North Island.... before attacking the South Island. Plenty of juggling gear, unicycle, hoops, slakcline, etc. Easy going creative guests and hosts. Nikki and Bruce just nailed it with with hostel. They keep it in a good shape. Take care of everything. Small enough,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jugglers Rest is one of the Best hostels i have been. I met there very nice people and the breakfast was also very good ! In the 3 days i have been there we had a BBQ with drinking games and some nice chats wich was also realy fun. The fire night inspired me and my friends to learn it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite backpacker in 3 months of backpacking in the South Island. Lovely hosts, lovely people and always a great ambiance. The place is also really cosy and the facilities are really good. If you're staying in Picton, stay at this hostel, you won't regret it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great, unique place to stay in Picton. Bruce was a great host and we felt very welcome from the moment we arrived. Plenty of communal cooking ingredients in the kitchen and a lovely herb garden as well. The extra 5 bob for brekky of fresh baked bread and homemade jam is a must! Everything was clean and the complimentary,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jugglers Rest became definetly my favorite hostel in New Zealand. Super clean and great property! I was totally impressed about separate cutting boards for veggies and meat which i really appreciate and never saw that in any hostel before. From the first moment onwards I felt welcome and enjoyed being surrounded by such a warm and cosy energy. The owners... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a welcoming, comfortable stay in Picton then look no further. The hosts are more than happy for a quick chat and to offer advice on the area. The rooms were warm, spacious, clean and tidy it also happens to be an easy place to get a good night's sleep. The perfect spot to stay in Picton,... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Exceptional hosts and an exceptionally cute hostel. Very friendly, clean and small hostel which made me feel like home. Be prepared to stay longer than planned. Free hoops, balls and tons of equipment makes it "must visit" for everyone who is into juggling, slacklining or any other artistic action. Picton itself is not exactly the center of the world, however... 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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