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    Bad Jelly Backpackers

    11 Churchill Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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    • Excellent53%
    • Very good27%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible6%
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    “the kitchen” (9 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 42 reviews

    Reviewed 21 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 19 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 27 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!

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    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 2 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.

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    • US$45 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
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    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Kaikoura
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    "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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