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Bad Jelly Backpackers

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Tianjin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

It's such a cozy hostel here! The Lady owner is kind and friendly! There are not many rooms, so everything is organized! The house is next to the road but trust me, you won't feel noisy at all! I can tell the owner must operate here with 100% passion and heart, tidy and clean everywhere! The most important is all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights. Everything was welcoming and tidy. It is a good place to relax and just enjoy the day. The beds were provided with linen and even a towel was there. The kitchen is fully equipped, a washing machine is also there. So, you've got everything you need. I recommend that place very much.

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Thank Riesen A
Savusavu, Fiji
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I'd wanted to stay at another accomodation in Kaikoura but they were booked out and recommended Bad Jelly, I am so pleased it worked out that way! This place is under new ownership and they've got the right idea. We wish them every success, they deserve such!! The rooms - not dorm rooms, but private rooms - are small, but... More 

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Thank FeejeeJ9
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

5 minute walk from the city center which includes restaurants, bars and a range of retail shops. it is also a 5 minute walk from the beach which is part of the coastline of kaikoura. we enjoyed a few nights at bad jelly as it was affordable for us and we were able to cook in the kitchen like we... More 

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Thank rachelokeroa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Short walk to the shops and restaurants. Secure off street parking out front. Very helpful and friendly owner. Free unlimited WiFi. Good value double room which was very comfortable and cosy once the heat was on. Excellent showers and very clean throughout. Very private backpackers with plenty of space, like a home from home.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The owner was lovely and inviting. Private, comfortable, and clean rooms for a really good price. Fully equipped clean kitchen. Big and comfortable common area with comfy couches. Good location. Highly recommend this place if you are coming to Kaikoura!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I enjoyed staying at Bad Jelly's. The management has recently changed. There are no dorms, but the double rooms are affordable, very nice and comfortable. The kitchen and the showers are perfectly clean. I reckon to stay there !

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Thank Louise L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

We were a group of 5 and were able to book a separate apartment. Beds were clean and comfortable, 2 very good bathrooms, location was easy and 5 minutes walk from the town. Issa, our host was extremely helpful - she even posted on a phone we had forgotten which was greatly appreciated.

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Thank Damaris9
Immendingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We only wanted to stay 1 night in Kaikoura but ended up with 3 nights because the hostel was just great: Rooms for just 2 or 3 people to affordable prices (we paid $66 for a double and shared bathroom). Room, kitchen, bathroom and living room are really clean, the kitchen has everything you need and the small garden and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Clean room - Clean kitchen - clean garden - clean toilets - clean showers... Everything is great here ! The owner is by herself and manage everything here, she even helped us to get our car instead of walking back to the parking. Really nice ! Best place to chill out and save money . Far from all the Kiwi... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Bad Jelly Backpackers

Address: 11 Churchill Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $46 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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