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Hastings, New Zealand
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Had a few bugs in the room but nothing to bust a planger over- reasonably quiet, on the river, GREAT restaurant, central to all close attractions. Get a good bloody book to read & sit in the sun. It's good

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the room is nothing fancy but is clean, the garden and the river view are great! my room was just next the restaurant so it was a bit busy. One thing was really bad, the staff at the restaurant!after creating a huge confusion for asking 2 eggs and 2 slices of bacon, we thought thats was enough!BUT NOT!after breakfast, we...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

such a nice place. King size mattress and A/C for 12 bucks. Also available were river houses for 6 bucks. Cheap restaurant in house, close to everything Kancha has to offer. The private shower in my room completed the 'all i could ask for the price' concept.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel has basic, cheap rooms set around a beautiful garden. It's on the River Kwai, so you can enjoy sunset or fishing from the deck. The restaurant isn't amazing these days but it offers a wide ranger of affordable dishes, and great coffee. The mattresses could be better in some rooms, and rooms are with cold showers or shared...

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We turned up to Kanchanaburi and didnt have any where booked so had to ask around. Luckily Jolly Frog had a double room for 230bhat a night (good price!). They also have rooms for 100bhat (single, shared bath) and 180bhat (double, shared bath) if you book. The room was basic but had a bathroom and a fan (which was needed)....

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Stayed here last January for around 7 nights. I had'nt booked but they had an upstairs room so that was o.k. But on the first evening I had had a good few drinks, the stairs are a bit funny for an 84 year old and I tripped on the top step, fell down, but nothing damaged.my fault. Mainly alcohol. But...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stayed in the rafthouse over the river, in a double bed room with fan. The view over the river was amazing, I really loved my floating room! The best place to chill in Kanchanaburi, they have a big garden with hammocks and chair, a floating terrace with tables and benches on the river. Jolly Frog also has a restaurant,...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

After seeing the beautiful grounds and river view, I really wanted to love this place. However after my worst night in Thailand, I have to say I didn't. I came with three other travelers and booked the four person room down just above the raft houses. Outside was a lovely deck overlooking the river Kwai which was very peaceful. This...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I was twice in this hostel and every time I had a good time. The owner and the team is really friendly. Everybody will have a good time in this hostel. The restaurant in this hostel has everything you like.

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Southampton
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I went travelling with 3 friends and Kanchanaburi was our first stop. We ended up staying at the Jolly Frog for 6 nights in total, for 100 baht a night. What a bargain! Room is very basic but clean and that's all that matters. Each twin room has its own shower room attached so you don't have to shower communally....

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Additional Information about Jolly Frog Backpackers

Address: 28 soi China | Mae Nam Khwae, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Kanchanaburi Province > Kanchanaburi
Number of rooms: 55
Also Known As:
Jolly Frog Backpackers Hotel Kanchanaburi
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“get rooms far from restaurant, the restaurant staff is not the most intelliget”
 of 5 bubbles francescob898, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ladder/steps to first floor can be a little difficult”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelO202, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“downstairs has private balconies, upstairs just a common walkway but also more light in the rooms...”
 of 5 bubbles DonPedros, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Directly take a fan room, AC doesn't work well so we use all the time the fan of our ac room”
 of 5 bubbles anschrei, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Impossible to have a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles 812desid, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
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