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Split Level Backpacker & Accommodation

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9 Waikawa Road, Owaka 9535 New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
The Split Level Backpackers is centrally located in Owaka the main service town for The Catlins. Our accommodation offers options including double, twin and backpacker accommodation. We have En-suited - self More contained units for the independent traveler and rooms with shared facilities for backpackers or anyone looking for clean, warm comfortable accommodation.Large living area/lounge, fully equipped kitchen and only two minutes walk from local restaurants, supermarket, kid’s playground and medical center. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka
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Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (2)
Dining (1)
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All reviews jean pierre at home the owner the kitchen big living room his son double ensuite icy roads rooms are spacious stayed one night felt like home beautiful place stay there again hostel catlins wifi exploration
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The double ensuite downstairs room fronted the main road but was surprisingly quiet. The shared kitchen upstairs was fine but could do with a scrub. Manager John was very courteous and helpful. A convenient stop for us as we left the Catlins to go north.

Thank 721ejk57
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This place is sooo comfortable and cosy - a home away from home. Jean-Pierre, the owner and his son were absolutely fantastic: friendly and approachable, genuine and funny! We stayed five nights, explored the Catlins from Owaka and cooked in kitchen @ Split Level every...More

Thank ClaudiaS8899
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay on your travels. The host is amazing and will make you feel right at home. Accomodation to suit everyone, clean and comfortable. Close to all amenities in the local town and just a stones throw away Surat bay and Pounawea. Big...More

Thank CharleneB1191
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Extremely clean. Great host and tastefully decorated. Walking distance to all amenities. Rooms are spacious and linen soft and cuddly. Would definitely recommend and stay there again. P.s it is in the heart of the catlins as a bonus

Thank MarynaR46
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The owner and his son were extremely nice and helpful. They gave us a map of the Southlands with their favorite areas to explore circled. Before we left, they gave us some advice on the best way to get to our next destination, to avoid...More

Thank Hayden M
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"The double ensuite for better privacy"
22 Feb 2018
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"The private beds look great!"
17 Mar 2017
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"All good that we saw."
15 Sep 2016
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"Booking by phone or on line dont't delay"
2 Feb 2016
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