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Had high hopes for JJ's based on their Hostel World profile, but did not enjoy our stay here whatsoever. The room felt like a cell, didn't even get a bed sheet to sleep under so had to use our own beach towels! The kitchen was tiny and all the pans and crockery etc were smelly and old. Too far from town as well, so we're glad we only booked one night as we couldn't have stayed longer!
Had a really great stay at jjs, incredibly helpful and friendly staff! Perfect location just outside of town so it!s nice and quiet and peaceful and only a 15 minute scenic walk along the esplanade to town. Can't recommend it enough, if i'm in area again will defiantly be staying.
Pretty decent hostel with a fantastic atmosphere. Owners were real nice but the guys staying there especially the long term stayers were awesome. Jackie boy! Shout out to him! ;-) Facilities were average so no complaints there. It was a bit far out of the centre though but the free shuttle service they provide is really helpful.
Had a great stay at Jjs lots of amazing memory's and meet some really cool people. All the staff very helpful and I would like to say a massive thank you to Tracey w and Simon. Jjs is defiantly a place you have to stay and I hope to return soon.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Only stayed for one night, but the room was really nice and clean. Staff was super helpful and nice about our really early check out.
A little bit out of the centre
Staff is good, professional, friendly. Free shuttle to town. Will arrange all tours you need or find info you want for activities. Breakfast is 2 types of cereal, sliced bread, PB, jelly, milk, coffee. Shower has good power-hot water. Bed is comfortable, rooms are spacious-good fan. AC is a lot extra, but don't need during Winter. Wifi is free and passable near office until many people log on. Full kitchen facility to use to cook meals.
about the bare minimum, which I guess is fine for the money.
Free wifi is pointless- 3G is faster! Also constant changing of wifi password was frustrating. Reception staff helpful and friendly but the feeling that commission is no1 priority is overwhelming. Free breakfast is basic. Nice quiet hostel but not easy to socialise and make friends. Rooms decent and hostel is very clean. Free shuttle bus good but timings are random. Laundry doesn't wash clothes well. Close to esplanade.