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28 soi China | Mae Nam Khwae, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cheap and cheerful place. Room very basic but clean. Rooms are set round a pleasant garden where you can sit on a deck chair and watch the river. Service terrible! Really hard to get anyone's attention as they were too busy watching tv or on their mobile phones. If you called them over, there were deep sighs and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Good times at Jolly frog, love the terrible service, unfriendly staff and dodgy cuisine. But its a great place to meet fellow travellers and assorted loons! Kanch is a really great little town will many cultural attractions, there's a few dodgy girly bars but just ignore them. You gotta go check out the live reggae and rock music at the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Single rooms are 70b - very good value (fan). The garden is beautiful and they have several sitting areas (on the river, river view, in the gardens, in from of your room...). Wifi in the restaurant is ok ( no wifi in rooms). The restaurant isn't the best I have seen. If toilets would be upgraded, I would give 4... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Room rate is dirt cheap. The 2 beds aircon room with private restroom is less than $10. Don't expect for 2 or 3 stars service. Help yourself, that's all. The (mini) resturant in front is also cheap and reasonable quality. The 1-day tour program ($20 - $25) is worth every cents. BTW, this place is dirt cheap. So better keep... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This was probably my cheapest 2 nights during my trip. The Jolly Frog offers rooms for very low prices and therefore is an excellent place to stay for low budget backpackers. Expect the bare basics. Downside is the staff, they are unorganized, not willing to help and unfriendly. Expect nothing more than just them telling you the price for your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Staff has to be trained at this place. It seems like they don't care about you, but I think it's just because they are not experienced, since there's a lot of young people working there. The place has a great location, food for a reasonable price (you can get things cheaper in the street, but sometimes you're just too lazy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I could rent a motorbike cheap 200 baht shower (dont know why one would want a hot shower in Thailand) Toilet bed and fan remember aircons make you sick Cold beers and ice available For the rest used outside bars and restaurants so cannot comment on that side But as a place to crash after exhausting days or nights at... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The Jolly Frog is an awesome place to stay while visiting kanchanburi. it is located right on the river kwai and has an awesome atmosphere with great prices and friendly staff. enjoy the awesome sunsets while laying on the hammocks in the lawn area. Close to the famous bridge over river kwai and right near the main nightlife area of... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This place was a wonderful place 15 years ago, but now they are super rude and think of them selfs as higher beeings. You could sit for 20 minutes waving the menu around before they take your order, and when they do its like they are very rude. The rooms are dirty and full of old english german and french... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Very nice environment to stay, that's the big plus of this place. The riverside with the terraces and flowers is just beautiful. Stayed in one of the cheapest rooms. It was okay, beds a little bit dated and they didn't appear to be very clean. Shower was okay, but cold. At night a lot of noise because of the frogs... More

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Address: 28 soi China | Mae Nam Khwae, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Also Known As:
Jolly Frog Backpackers Hotel Kanchanaburi

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