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Jolly Frog Backpackers

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  • Terrible10%
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“rooms are basic”(13 reviews)
“big garden”(6 reviews)
“big restaurant”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This place has been serving backpackers for the last 20 years or so and offers a wonderful setting for people on a budget. The rooms are generally pretty basic but then again where else can you get a room with a bathroom for under 300...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

it's a super cheap place to stay in kanchanaburi and the quality you get for the price is more than fair. it's not luxurious, but for this price you cannot expect it. the rooms are basic, but clean and nice. you can get a room...More

Thank ulasko_88
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

My husband & I stayed one night at Jolly Frog/Smiley Frog. It was the most affordable hostel we have stayed at yet on our trip, but was the nicest & best location. We stayed in a fan-cooled private room with a view of the courtyard...More

Thank SMOR_Adventures
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been staying here since November 2016. We'd been to Kachanaburi a number of times but didn't know about the Jolly Frog (now renamed Smily Frog) as it's set back and hidden from the main tourist strip. I heard that it...More

Thank GrahamIGoodrich
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Got the first room when you enter the location. Which has a nice view on the river. But thats about it. The room had very bad to no WiFi. The ceiling is about to fall down because cats are running over it all night long....More

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Google The Smily Frog Hotel Kachanaburi Thailand The Hotel has changed its name from The Jolly Frog to the Smily Frog
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"Raft rooms, cheap single rooms, bungalows around the garden"
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"get rooms far from restaurant, the restaurant staff is not the most intelliget"
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"Ladder/steps to first floor can be a little difficult"
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"downstairs has private balconies, upstairs just a common walkway but also more light in the rooms..."
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