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We booked a triple room at Chiliblue (a nearby hostel), but there was a problem with the booking system that the room was overbooked. The guy at Chiliblue quickly arranged our stay at Jolly Swagman.
We had a nice stay at Jolly Swagman. The hostel...More
Stayed at Jolly Swagman for a week and had a good stay.
Breakfast is free and includes cereal and bread with spreads and tea and coffee.
Wifi is strong at none busy times, otherwise it's pretty temperamental.
Every night there is either free food available...More
Friendly and helpful staff, I stayed in Jollyswagman for a week and i enjoyed my stay there. I met a lot if friendly and helpful travelers too. Despite being a little small it was well organized. I had a nice bed and the location is...More
The receptionist joe is extremely patronising, rude and always wants to cause a problem. I'm unsure why you'd want to do that, but he does. He also charges $20 for a lost key when you can get it cut for $4.50 round the corner.
Personally, I thought it was decent. My girlfriend wasn't such a fan but lets me give you the low down.
The kitchen isn't too bad (Only 4 stove topes) but also had oven, microwave and a tap for boiling water. Everything is slightly smaller then...More
Response from Martian59 | Reviewed this property |
This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private... More
This is a hostel, not a youth hostel. I'm approaching 60, stayed here in Oct (2016) with no issues related to age whatsoever....other than the lack of good habits of some of the younger occupants. Recommend the private rooms if older though.