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Jolly Swagman Backpackers

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  • Average24%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

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

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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

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

1  Thank LoraA_11
Reviewed 2 July 2015

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

1  Thank Mysttique
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

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. Apart...More

Thank SophieMarieql
Reviewed 18 June 2015

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

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$25 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$25 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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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
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"3 beds room"
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"Book another hostel"
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"The double rooms are all on the third floor and there is no lift. If you book a double make sure you are fit..."
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"Avoid the ground floor, means a trek to the 1st floor for bathrooms. Also these are beside the laundry so..."
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