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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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Sandakan Division, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was just one disappointment after the next. Yes the rooms are cheap but it doesn't excuse the staffs manor. They are full of attitude and very unpleasant to interact with. The food is terrible, we left ours on the table as it was nothing like described in the menu. The room is like people say, what you pay... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has everything a backpackers wants: a cheap room with enough comforts like a bed, closet, a simple bathroom with towels and the occasional cockrouch! I especially liked the little terrace in front of our room overlooking the beautiful garden, the perfect place to end the day with a beer.

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jolly frog is a nice backpackers place with the cheapest prices you will find in Kanchanaburi. You know what to expect of the place when you see the low prices for a a room. The rooms are OK and comes with a fan and a bathroom. It's not a clean place because you see some bugs creeping around the room... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jolly Frog in Kanchanaburi is a fabulous place to stay for those on a budget. Rooms start from approx. £1 for a basic, clean room with a shared bathroom. Ensuite rooms are also available starting from approx. £3. The rooms are basic and clean and decorated with a combination of bamboo and pop art style splash paint (think 1980s!!).... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Duisburg, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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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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