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    Bad Jelly Backpackers

    11 Churchill Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          Room & Suite (11)
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          Overview
          • Excellent53%
          • Very good27%
          • Average10%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible6%
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          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Dusky Lodge & Backpackers
          182 reviews
          #15 of 36 Speciality lodging in Kaikoura
           
          Dolphin Lodge Backpackers
          133 reviews
          #7 of 36 Speciality lodging in Kaikoura
           
          Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast
          155 reviews
          #3 of 32 B&Bs / Inns in Kaikoura
           
          Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park
          377 reviews
          #6 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
           
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          1 - 5 of 48 reviews

          Reviewed 20 March 2017

          We really enjoyed this hostel and would highly recommend it as a place to stay in Kaikoura. It has recently been renovated and renamed (I am assume new management) and it really is very nice. Very well thought out, small hostel with only a few...More

          Thank ReviewBarracuda
          Reviewed 18 March 2017

          This was the best hostel of my 5 weeks in NZ. A pleasant room, spacious lounge and eating area with lots of places to sit, tidy, spotless, well-equipped kitchen with storage space for each room, good showers and WCs and washbasins also nice qnd clean....More

          Thank JofromFrance1
          Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

          Very clean and spacious room (single) and all common spaces (living room, bathroom and kitchen). 5 min walk from the town centre. Mike at the reception was very helpful and friendly. If you visit Kaikoura, go for it!

          Thank touifi
          Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

          This hostel is honestly wonderful, the rooms are clean, comfy and perfectly adequate for two people. The kitchen has everything you could need & free tea, coffee and biscuits were just an added bonus. The bathrooms are clean, towels supplied, hot, high pressure showers. I...More

          Thank Jenna K
          Reviewed 1 December 2016

          Amenable hosts, clean rooms, fun environment, great facilities. The Bad Jelly is the best lodging I've ever had on the road. Very good value. The rooms are worth every penny that you pay for them and then some. I really can't recommend this place enough.

          Thank nutbrain5000
          Dusky Lodge & Backpackers
          182 reviews
          #15 of 36 Speciality lodging in Kaikoura
           
          Dolphin Lodge Backpackers
          133 reviews
          #7 of 36 Speciality lodging in Kaikoura
           
          Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast
          155 reviews
          #3 of 32 B&Bs / Inns in Kaikoura
           
          Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park
          377 reviews
          #6 of 20 hotels in Kaikoura
           
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
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          • Price range
          • US$48 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 6
          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • South Island >
          • Canterbury Region >
          • Kaikoura
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          Traveller (18)
          Room & Suite (11)
          Dining (4)
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          Room Tips
          "just come here and stay"
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          "double rooms were awesome for two people, as a couple."
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          "talk to host about what you need - there are lots of options"
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          "get a room away from the mainroad."
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