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Jolly Frog Backpackers

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the room is nothing fancy but is clean, the garden and the river view are great! my room was just next the restaurant so it was a bit busy. One thing was really bad, the staff at the restaurant!after creating a huge confusion for asking 2 eggs and 2 slices of bacon, we thought thats was enough!BUT NOT!after breakfast, we...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

such a nice place. King size mattress and A/C for 12 bucks. Also available were river houses for 6 bucks. Cheap restaurant in house, close to everything Kancha has to offer. The private shower in my room completed the 'all i could ask for the price' concept.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This hostel has basic, cheap rooms set around a beautiful garden. It's on the River Kwai, so you can enjoy sunset or fishing from the deck. The restaurant isn't amazing these days but it offers a wide ranger of affordable dishes, and great coffee. The mattresses could be better in some rooms, and rooms are with cold showers or shared...

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We turned up to Kanchanaburi and didnt have any where booked so had to ask around. Luckily Jolly Frog had a double room for 230bhat a night (good price!). They also have rooms for 100bhat (single, shared bath) and 180bhat (double, shared bath) if you book. The room was basic but had a bathroom and a fan (which was needed)....

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Stayed here last January for around 7 nights. I had'nt booked but they had an upstairs room so that was o.k. But on the first evening I had had a good few drinks, the stairs are a bit funny for an 84 year old and I tripped on the top step, fell down, but nothing damaged.my fault. Mainly alcohol. But...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I stayed in the rafthouse over the river, in a double bed room with fan. The view over the river was amazing, I really loved my floating room! The best place to chill in Kanchanaburi, they have a big garden with hammocks and chair, a floating terrace with tables and benches on the river. Jolly Frog also has a restaurant,...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

After seeing the beautiful grounds and river view, I really wanted to love this place. However after my worst night in Thailand, I have to say I didn't. I came with three other travelers and booked the four person room down just above the raft houses. Outside was a lovely deck overlooking the river Kwai which was very peaceful. This...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I was twice in this hostel and every time I had a good time. The owner and the team is really friendly. Everybody will have a good time in this hostel. The restaurant in this hostel has everything you like.

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Southampton
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I went travelling with 3 friends and Kanchanaburi was our first stop. We ended up staying at the Jolly Frog for 6 nights in total, for 100 baht a night. What a bargain! Room is very basic but clean and that's all that matters. Each twin room has its own shower room attached so you don't have to shower communally....

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Udon Thani Province, Thailand
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Room is clean and sufficient. There is an awesome courtyard with hammocks and plenty of place to sit and you will always meet some great people while there. Backpackers from all over the world and plenty of Thai as well. There are optional boat-houses for rent and great views of the river. Also, all of the best bars and pubs...

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Address: 28 soi China | Mae Nam Khwae, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Number of rooms: 55
Also Known As:
Jolly Frog Backpackers Hotel Kanchanaburi
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“get rooms far from restaurant, the restaurant staff is not the most intelliget”
 of 5 bubbles francescob898, 2 days ago | Read review
“Ladder/steps to first floor can be a little difficult”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelO202, Nov 30, 2016 | Read review
“downstairs has private balconies, upstairs just a common walkway but also more light in the rooms...”
 of 5 bubbles DonPedros, Feb 20, 2016 | Read review
“Directly take a fan room, AC doesn't work well so we use all the time the fan of our ac room”
 of 5 bubbles anschrei, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“Impossible to have a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles 812desid, Jun 30, 2015 | Read review
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