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Split Level Backpacker & Accommodation

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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 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.
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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.
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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 night.
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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 thumbs up to the owner
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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
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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 dangerous icy roads. They are great at
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double ensuite room
"The double ensuite for better privacy"
"The private beds look great!"
"All good that we saw."
"Booking by phone or on line dont't delay"
"keep bedroom doors shut and curtains drawn to retain heat in the bedrooms"
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionOwaka
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