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Thomas's Catlins Lodge And Camp Ground

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

At Easter 29 of us stayed here for 4 nights while we explored the Catlins with our cameras. It was just exactly what we needed for our group. The beds were comfortable and the rest of the facilities were more than adequate. Super to all...More

Thank ColleenLinnell
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

To be honest this is more of a 3.5 star review, but I decided to go with the slightly higher because of the nice staff. They were very welcoming, knowledgeable about the area and had good advice on what to visit and how to schedule...More

Thank Marta D
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This place, formerly a hospital, then an aged persons care facility is now a budget hotel. If you are there on business this isn't for you as the Wi-fi is spasmodic and slow. If you are prepared to cook your own meals then there are...More

Thank Grant D
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Very atypical place, with a warm atmosphere! We had a great room and one of the dorm beds was a double bed, a backpacker's dream :) we slept very well, as the place is calm. The lady at the reception was very smiling and welcoming....More

Thank Pauline N
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to stay in a 100 year old ex hospital with excellent facilities and friendly people then this is where you should stay! Walking through the corridors you can almost feel the history and there is a peaceful quality to the atmosphere. The...More

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US$44 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka
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"ask for an ensuite - if thaat is important for you."
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"En suite rooms are much larger than those without a bathroom but all are very comfy."
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"We liked the room with an on-suite but the other toilets are okay."
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