Best Places for Backpackers in Split, Croatia.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Split, Croatia.

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Top 50 hostels in Split, Croatia.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Split, Croatia.

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B&B Kastel - 1700

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B&B Kastel - 1700

B&B Kastel 1700 is located in the centre of the old town, at the most attractive location in town, southern part of 1700 years old Diocletian's palace with beautiful sea and city views to the medieval square with the statue of famous writer Marko Marulic. Outstanding location, affordable prices and...
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Hostell Nikolla

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Hostell Nikolla

Welcome to Hostel Nikolla! Lovely Hostel in the center of town, in the old part called Varoš, just 10 minutes walk from the Railway, Bus and Ferry station.We are situated only 500 m from the beach. We enlarged our capacity with few more fully equipped apartments just few minutes walking distance...
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Room Archie

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Room Archie

Two person apartment on the first floor situated in the very heart of the Old city with fast and easy walking access to bus, ferry, railway and airport bus terminal. Total space of 23m2 is divided on kitchen area with dining table, bathroom with shower and bedroom with queen size double bed and s...
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Apartment Rubic

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Apartment Rubic

Apartment Rubic is sunny and comfortable apartment excellently located in one of the main pedestrian streets of Split, only 300m from ancient Diocletian Palace. Well serviced by public transport (300m from harbor and bus and train station) and just a few minutes walk to the beach, this apartment...
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Calendula

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Calendula

Welcome to Calendula accommodation. We are full equipped and redecorated apartments and rooms offering cheap accommodation in the Split centre. All apartments and rooms have free Internet wireless access, cable TV and air-condition. All apartments have little kitchens. Calendula Rubic Apartments...
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Split Central Apartments

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Split Central Apartments

A wonderful old house newly renovated in the very heart of Split's UNESCO protected old town. Each room is on separate floor and it has own bathroom, air-conditioning and flat screen cable TV (except the single room has ceiling ventilator). Newly renovated! New furniture. Free WIFI! There is kitc...
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Aprtman Enzo

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Aprtman Enzo

Aprtman Enzo is clean, colourful with a nice large common area where you can enjoy listening to the old record on the gramophone while enjoying one of the best views in the city. We are always active, so if you like outdoor activity such as slack-lining, rock climbing, stand up boating, trekking amo...
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Hostel Split Backpackers2

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Hostel Split Backpackers2

Welcome in Backpackers2! Stay with us during the craziest party ULTRA MUSIC festival 12-14/07/2019 Freshly renovated casual hostel for everyone! ;) EAT SLEEP BACKPACKER REPEAT CENTRALLY LOCATED, 2 minute walk from the BEACH and only 5 minute away from the DIOCLETIAN PALACE, the FERRY PORT and...
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Design Hostel 101 Dalmatinac

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Design Hostel 101 Dalmatinac

If you’re looking for a fun, comfortable and friendly place to stay then look no further: 101 Dalmatian is the perfect place for you, whether you are a student backpacker, a young family or a more mature couple looking for a relaxing stay. Our hostel has exactly 101 beds. Each bed represents an i...
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Chez Nous a Split

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Chez Nous a Split

Chez Nous Hostel is set in an old stone house in the antique center of Split and offers 3 bedrooms highly comfortable with air conditioning, 2 bathrooms, 1 kitchens with all equipment, a sitting area with a computer and a free wireless, a plasma TV with cable network and a terrace at the top of the...
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Adria

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Adria

Hostel Adria is your chance to experience life right beside the sea alongside the beautiful Dalmatia Coastline in Split Croatia. With our Hostel nestled right in front of the Adriatic Sea, there's nothing greater than waking in the morning to crystal clear blue water literally right on your doorstep...
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Split center Authentic Rooms in stone villa

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Split center Authentic Rooms in stone villa

Experience Split as it once used to be in our 300 years old stone Villa. The Villa is under the protection of the Conservation Department of Croatian Ministry of Culture. In 2013 and 2014 was completely renovated but has retained all of its historical features (stone walls, wooden floors, semi-circu...
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Wonderful World

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Wonderful World

Brand new hostel in an old stone house in the heart of Split, nestled between the palace, the beach, and beautiful Marjan hill - come and start to feel wonderful! We are a cozy hostel with a chilled out atmosphere located in an old stone house in the centre of Split. Come hang in one of the hammocks...
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Split Guesthouse & Hostel

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Split Guesthouse & Hostel

Voted top rated on hostelworld, 2011, 2012, 2013,2014,2015, 2016, 2017, 2018... Split Guesthouse will change the way you think about travelling. You expect a property but you arrive at a mate’s place. You expect a reception desk and you get greeted with a cup of coffee. You arrive alone but you g...
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Apartment Emily

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Apartment Emily

Our apartments are in the center of Split. They are placed in a very famous and quiet street with no cars called Radunica and it is part of the old city. It's a perfect place to spend your holidays. Everything is near to it. The apartments are 100m from the famous Diocletian's palace, 90 m from...
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Apartmant Leo

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Apartmant Leo

Apartments Leo are located near the old town of Split, one of the most attractive cities in Croatia. Studio apartment has fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, washing machine, hair dryer, iron and 1 double bed. Also, apartment has air-condition and satellite TV. Free internet connection...
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Giovanna Guesthouse

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Giovanna Guesthouse

We are offering beautiful apartment and rooms between center of Split and Split airport, in an area surrounded by many historical monuments . New redecorated completely ! All required information is provided on arrival together with the latest updates from us about all the relevant happenings, ad...
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Apartment Casa Ivan

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Apartment Casa Ivan

Welcome to Apartment Casa Ivan, Split. To our guests we offer completely restored studio apartment in old stone house . We offer a bedroom with 2 beds, air conditioning, bathroom, sea view, wifi, mini fridge and mini cooker. Included in your accommodation are: linen, towels and kitchen facilities....
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Cicada Hostel

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Cicada Hostel

Hostel 'Cicada' is a small, new, nicely decorated, modern hostel. The hostel is in the center of town (Split), but in a quiet neighborhood, just 10 min walking to the old town, Dioklecians palace,to the stadium 'Poljud', where`s 'Ultra' organized. We are always trying to be as helpful as possible, b...
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Apartment Marin

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Apartment Marin

3*** apartments in the city center of ‘Split!’ 2 Apartments at Bana Josipa Jelacica 1 street. 1 apartment in Plinarska 19 street. 1 apartment in Bajamontijeva 3 street 2 apartments at Tomica stine street Towels, bed linen, hairdryer, kitchen and bathroom essentials are provided. Tourist t...
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Gravitas Hostel

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Gravitas Hostel

Gravitas Hostel is a brand new modern hostel located in the heart of Split. Everything that Split has to offer is right next door, including protected UNESCO World Heritage zone. Our staff consists of experienced locals that will help you with everything you need, including making arrangements and p...
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Situs Hostel

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Situs Hostel

HELLO THERE Situs Hostel is an apartment flat located in Split´s city centre ,15 minutes walk from bus/train/ferry terminal and only 5 minutes walk from the main Shopping street. The hostel has 16 beds and air-conditioning in each room which is essential in the hot summer months. We are dedicated...
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Grand Gallery Lero

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Grand Gallery Lero

Welcome to Lero 's world !!! Lero is offering beautiful rooms (Marjanski put 7) and pvt apartment (Vijugasta 16 - Just 150m down the road) in the old part in center of Split,Veli Varos (Marjan).We are located about 10 minutes walking distance from bus station, train station & ferry port. Bei...
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Apinelo Hostel

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Apinelo Hostel

Apinelo Hostel is a new hostel located in the town centre close to all major things you might need. All our facilities have been recently renovated. We offer free wi-fi and computers with broadband internet access. Apinelo Hostel features a private apartments and rooms with private bathrooms....
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Backpackers Fairytale

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Backpackers Fairytale

Backpackers fairytale exists already for 6 years. It’ s situated in a perfect spot, just 3 minutes from the 1700 year old Dioclation palace, near all the bars and restaurants, but it’s still in a nice and quiet neighborhood. Place is clean and colorful with a nice, big common area where u can chill...
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Dvor

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Dvor

The hostel Dvor awaits you with 13 comfortable and modern rooms. The hostel has a kitchenette, breakfast is not provided. In the common room there are apparatus for coffee and tea as well as a common refrigerator. Kitchenette also includes dishes and cutlery for guests to use. We are located in V...
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Beach Hostel

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Beach Hostel

Welcome to Beach Hostel! Enjoy chilling at the beach all day. Try your hand at Picigin. Watch the locals play. It's more than just keeping the ball up while diving around in the water. It's pretty amazing and lots of fun. Bačvice is the ONLY beach in Split awarded the 'Blue Flag' for clean swimmi...
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Sweet & Cheap

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Sweet & Cheap

Whatever you are, a backpacker or a budget traveler, you will enjoy Sweet & Cheap hostel. The charm of the historic building combined with original interior, our great service and location will be unique city experiences you will have in Split. Hostel is colored by the character of the city and pers...
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Kamena Lodge

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Kamena Lodge

At Kamena Lodge we have a fully equipped kitchen and inside and outside chill out areas for you to meet other travellers. We offer a free pick up and drop off on arrival and departure with bags to the city. A small charge for Airport pick up. There are regular BBQ and games nights so there is ne...
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Silver Gate Hostel

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Silver Gate Hostel

SILVER GATE HOSTEL is your place to play and stay in Split! We are just steps away from tons of shops, restaurants, bars and Diocletian's Palace. Our staff is both Croatian and American, and we are young, English speaking and incredibly knowledgeable about Split, the islands, Croatia and beyon...
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Inchy Rooms

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Inchy Rooms

Welcome to Diocletian Palace and welcome at Inchy Rooms! We are located inside the Old Town (heart)of the best location-attraction in Split called the: Diocletian Palace built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian at the fourth century AD protected by UNESCO. The Diocletian Palace is the most impor...
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Exclusive Centre

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Exclusive Centre

If you wish to be in the heart of old Diocletian's town, and have peace and comfort, apartments and rooms Exclusive Centre is the ideal place for you. Exclusive Centre has decorated apartments and rooms in the city centre, situated in various locations inside Diocletian's Palace or in Split's his...
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Tchaikovsky Hostel (T-Hostel)

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Tchaikovsky Hostel (T-Hostel)

Tchaikovsky Hostel is a newly renovated boutique hostel in the center of downtown Split, literally a few steps from the UNESCO zone. Our staff offer a wealth of knowledge about Split and the surrounding region, as well as plenty of advice for travel planning, what to do on a night out, recommendatio...
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Hostel D&D

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Hostel D&D

Welcome to the heart of Split. Hostel D&D is situated in the Diocletian Palace, the oldest standing architecture of the old Roman Empire. Only a minute walk from the ocean, 5 min walk Harbour, train station and bus station. Seconds away from local cafes and great clothing store with amazing r...
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Split Backpackers

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Split Backpackers

Welcome to the freshly renovated hostel for 2019!! STAY with us during the best ULTRA Europe Music Festival 12/13/14/07!! CENTRALLY LOCATED, 2min walk from the TOWNs BEACH and only 5 min away from the DIOCLETIAN PALACE, the FERRY PORT and main BUS/TRAIN station. Many restaurants, fast food...
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CroParadise Green Hostel

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CroParadise Green Hostel

Fancy staying at an amazing, award-winning hostels? Don't Look Any Further, stay at the CroParadise Green Hostel, winner of the Hostelworld HOSCAR 2018, HOSCAR 2017 and HOSCAR 2016 awards (world’s most prestigious awards that celebrate the top hostels from around the world) for the most popular host...
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En Route Hostel

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En Route Hostel

We are new hostel in Split, located only 5 minutes away from the city center and Bačvice Beach. If you are looking for a perfect location, friendly staff, and a memorable time, you are at the right place. We have a large common area perfect for meeting your fellow travelers. It is equipped with couc...
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Marine Hostel Renato

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Marine Hostel Renato

Marine Property Renatol is situated on the ground floor and have outdoor place for gathering. On the 3rd floor is situated Cafe bar Renato which is favourite coffee sipping place of the locals. It's a very modern and friendly property which provides you high quality and comfortable stay in Split. We...
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Rooms Marjan

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Rooms Marjan

Accommodation on offer is comfortable and relaxed. Staff here at Rooms Marjan speak English and are on hand to help and advise you throughout your stay here in Split. The nearest grocery store is 100 meters away, while a restaurant can be found 200 metres from the Rooms Marjan. The nearest beach...
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Suky Apartment

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Suky Apartment

Hostel Suky is my new hostel. It has few apartments and multiple rooms. Big and comfort rooms, we have twin rooms, double rooms, triple bed rooms, quad rooms. I can take up to 15 people. We also offer en suite and private rooms and shared wc. Rooms have a beautiful view, big and clean, linen and to...
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Old Town Hostel Split

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Old Town Hostel Split

Old Town boasts an unbeatable location - we are the only hostel within the walls of Diocletian's Palace, a Roman imperial structure from the 4th century AD protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Within a stone's throw from the hostel you'll find all the major tourist attractions as well as...
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Wumi

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Wumi's

Wumi's is a friendly, family-run establishment offering cheap and affordable accommodation set in a peaceful residential area of Split, only 15/20 min walk away from the Adriatic sea and the ancient Diocletian town center. In our area there there are lots of coffee bars, restaurants, supermarkets, f...
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Als Place Hostel

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Als Place Hostel

Al's is conveniently located on the main backpacker street in Split. Opened by a British adventurer back in 2004, it was Split's first backpacker hostel. Through the years, the area grew into a vibrant travelers' nerve center, with bars, cafes, restaurants and travel agencies. You can sample mouthwa...
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Hostel Spalato Center

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Hostel Spalato Center

Hostel is just renovated, it consists of a beautiful common room with a large sofa, big screen TV, couple of tablets, Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave oven, air condition... Our common room is the perfect place to meet and socialize with colleagues visitors and with our friendly and helpful receptioni...
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Private Accommodation Raspudic

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Private Accommodation Raspudic

Thank you for choosing us for your stay in Split! We hope that you will have good time in our beautiful town and our property. Private accommodation Raspudic is located in the center of town on three locations: on the first floor of a house (flat no.1) that is only 10 minutes from the port, bus a...
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Rooms Stambuk

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Rooms Stambuk

Welcome to Rooms Stambuk, Split. To our guests we offer three twin private room, one with balcony .Each room has a bathroom Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, wifi, cable TV, mini fridge and mini cooker. You can use a PC for free! We also offer two-bedroom apartment for four to five people....
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Outlanders Tribe Hostel

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Outlanders Tribe Hostel

Outlanders Tribe was started in 2014 by Steve and Dora, a traveler and a local, with the mission of creating a chilled-out, community-based hostel where everyone is one big family. We believe in a relaxed atmosphere, personal approach, smiles and good vibes, so if that is what you're looking for, we...
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Hostel Split

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Hostel Split

Hostel Split (formerly Pletkovic Hostel) - since 2005! Welcome and Thank You for Your time! We want to thank everyone (all 5000 of you :) ) who stayed at our hostel during the summer 2017. Our team consists of young locals who will give you honest and unbiased advice about the city as well...
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Hostel Simple

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Hostel Simple

Hostel Simple is located in Split only 500 m from the famous fortress ''Diokecian palace''. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a Unesco World Heritage site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old...
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Quasimodo Hostel

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Quasimodo Hostel

Quasimodo Hostel offers you a relaxed atmosphere and affordable, safe and clean accommodation in the city center of Split (Croatia). Our hostel is located in the city center, on the second floor of the iconic Dalma Department Store, on Gunduliceva Street 26a. We have 4 four-bedrooms, 2 six-bedroom...
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Things to see and do while backpacking in Split, Croatia.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Split, Croatia.

If you're already planning to visit Split, Croatia - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Around Sula Wines:

After this belly filling session, we headed for Mumbai. We reached home by 11pm. This was among the most pocket friendly trips of my college days. The split came down to 1300/- including travel, wine, food etc.!

Sneha Pujani

The Insider’s Guide

Here is a list of ten noteworthy activities to do when you are in the Andaman Islands, especially for those keen on moving off the beaten path: Take a walk along the Phoenix Bay coastline: Situated next to Phoenix Bay Jetty, the place recognized for being the starting point to Havelock and other islands, the well paved road is bracketed by lush, evergreens on one side and the ocean on the other. Walking along this road, especially in the evening, gives you a splendid view of anchoring ships, tourists embarking from cruises  and locals unloading their wares. A must for anyone wanting to experience island life at its grass root level. Travel overnight by ship to Hut-Bay: Ship journeys always make up a part of the top priorities in anyone’s list. Once you are done with travelling in style to Havelock, you should take a couple of days out to check out the inter-island ships, especially the ones to Hut Bay, Little Andaman. If you are lucky, you might even chance upon Dolphins swimming along your ship. Have Panipuri at a road-side shop: While this authentic Indian street food might not be indigenous to the islands, there’s always something special about taking in its spicy, tangy flavor against salty backdrop. One can find these shops at most corners. Learn scuba diving: Topping the list of adventure enthusiasts across the world, there is no better place to learn SCUBA diving, especially in India. With crystal clear ocean, warm tropical weather and clusters of underwater corals, the world below will mesmerize you and leave you breathless. On a lesser extent, one can check out snorkeling and other related activities. Hire and ride a bicycle in Havelock: Being one the few islands with a relatively flat terrain, there is no greater pleasure than spending your stay in Havelock with a bicycle in hand. It gives you greater freedom to move around as well as provide the perfect change from fast cars and faster lifestyles. Go for a mid-night dip and star gazing: Lack of pollution is best noticed by the ways the stars shimmer every night. There is no better way to stargaze than while in the ocean. You might even chance upon more than one shooting stars in the same night. Check out turtle nesting at Diglipur: Observing the nesting of adult turtles can be a life-changing experience. As they are very sensitive to disturbances, the trained guide will take you along pre-planned routes and destinations along the coast during the early months. One can also observe the hatching of young turtles and their subsequent passage to the ocean waters. Have tender coconut water: One of the most nutritious drinks native to the tropics, the tender coconuts offer absolute relief from the sultry heat. They make the perfect substitute for canned drinks and provide ample opportunity to interact with local sellers. Visit Ross and Smith Twin Islands: Located near the North Andaman, these two islands have a sand bar between. During low tide, the water recedes and the sand joining the two islands comes into play, facilitating movement across from one island to the other. During high tides, the water rises up and covers it completely, making it dangerous for everyone but the most experienced of us to swim across. A very unique phenomenon, Ross and Smith are part of the same island half the day, only to split into two for the other half. Drop in on the light and sound show in Cellular jail: The breathtaking narrative of the life of the heroic freedom fighters in India is brought to life every evening in the Cellular jail. An old tree standing amidst the courtyard is given a voice as the narrator and provides a heart-wrenching tale of those whole fought the Colonial rule and in turn sacrificed their lives. A very popular yet must see event, it is usually in English and Hindi (the most widespread language in the Indian subcontinent.)  

Ashwini Narayanan

Central Dalmatia

Further south traveler encounters cities Trogir, Solin and Split, all located in the Kaštela bay. Trogir has a beautiful center located on a small island just off coast, and is crawling with historic architecture from Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance periods. A large concentration of different styles located on a very small surface is a place that every architecture fan should visit. Solin is best known for the ruins of a great ancient Roman city of Salona where You can visit the remains of the city’s thermae and amphitheater, and is considered by legend to be the birthplace of Roman emperor Diocletian.

Miro Kržanić

The Journey Begins

From there, we were ushered into the back of a pick up truck with 6 others before being driven 10 minutes to an office where we were to be split up into our different choices of transport. The speed boat guys left straight away; the mini van group were told that they would be leaving at 4pm,- it was only 9.30am! They would arrive in Luang Prabang by 1am…This sounded horrendous.

Judit Díaz Merchán

5. Find a travel buddy

As is often the case at home, having someone to split the bills with saves money. The cost of a hotel room split two ways is often cheaper than the cost of a bed in a hostel. Find a few more people and you could even share a nice apartment or villa for the same price. I was lucky enough to travel south-east Asia with a friend and we often “splurged” on staying at a hotel only to find out it was in fact the same price or cheaper than a hostel.  Cabs, tuk tuks, etc. will also obviously be cheaper when shared. If you plan to travel alone, don’t worry, there are hundreds of other solo travelers out there you will make friends with and will also be keen to save some money.

Carolyn Walter

My time in Split, Croatia

I’ve been living in Split, Croatia for the five months now. The first time I visited was last year and I quickly fell in love with the city, the culture and the people. Therefore, I’d like to first give you a quick introduction and tell you a little about this beautiful country.

Mariana Frutuoso

KASTELA

I will introduce you to my hometown Kastela. It is actually spelled Kaštela and the weird letter Š is pronounced sh, but I don’t want to confuse you any more than needed. The name came after many castles (forts) built here and only nine of them still remained. What is interesting about my city is its construction – seven small places are organized as one city. But the most important part which is one of the reasons why I want to recommend staying here when visiting is its location. Kastela are located between two Croatian highlights – UNESCO cities of Split and Trogir. Being a smaller city, less crowded, cheaper accommodation with the airport and marina makes it a smart decision when traveling. The connection with larger cities is very good and there are numerous places to stay – hotels, apartments and latest trend Airbnb. People are welcoming, friendly and the city itself is quiet and relaxing place to stay in. Maybe the quiet part won’t win younger travelers or those who feel young, but as I said – larger cities are close and the buses go around during the day and night so you can have peace and fun when and where you want. For those who are not traveling on a budget think about renting a boat, it is not as expensive for foreigners as it is for Croatian people. I can’t say it is very cheap but most of things are way cheaper than in other parts of Europe. Being a tourist here may bring you higher prices but try to avoid classic touristic places, I guess it is the same rule everywhere.

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Jellyfish in Malaysia

She was taken straight to hospital, with us all in tow in the cab behind. It took maybe 2hrs of waiting around before we could go in and see her, and she was pretty much delirious and hooked up on various pain medications. She remained in hospital until the next day when we had to fly out. We managed to get her to the airport in a wheelchair and through check in, but when it came time to board, she was in too much pain to board. All our luggage had already been checked in, I needed to get back to Tasmania so I could go to uni, so we made a split decision: Mel and I would go back to Tasmania; and mum, dad and Liv would stay and go back to the hospital.

Kara Tomes

Where Is Klis And How To Reach It?

Klis is situated in the hinterland, on about 15 km from the city of Split. Easy reachable by the car or taxi (it takes approximately 15-20 minutes). Moreover, if you are coming to Split from a highway, you can not miss this place as it is on halfway from highway exit to Split. There are also few bus lines that depart from the center of Split. The two-way ticket should not cost you more than 30 HRK (approximately 4 EUR). After meeting local people on the way there and small chat in the bus, be ready to discover Klis. Prepare that all information you will get from grannies in the bus will be explained using hands and Croatian language even though they see you don’t understand Croatian. Well, I guess that’s beauty of traveling and ability to meet new people and cultures.

Anita Milina

How to get there?

There are many ways to get there. You can take a plane (which is the most recommended because of its geographical position) and once you arrive, you can take a bus to the city center which is just 20 kilometers away. You can come by bus of course or like I did, by car. I took E65 highway for 120 km from Split to the town of Plo?e. After that additional 100 km on regional motorway which took us through Bosnian city of Neum. By the way, prepare your passports, there are two border crossings 15 km apart because believe it or not Bosnia has a sea side. After crossing back to Croatia, you have 70 more kilometers to Dubrovnik.

Angie Arce

Dubrovnik, Croatia- The Hidden Gem

So perhaps it was with some in trepidation and also a sense of curiosity and adventure that I booked a week long sailing adventure courtesy of the travel company G Adventures. I would be sailing from Dubrovnik to Split on a yacht just of the Dalmatian coast. Each yacht would have around five passengers including the skipper and we would all be involved in the sailing to reach one of the many islands scattered off the mainland each night.

E. Jackson

Fremantle: a city from A to Z

Fremantle is split into four distinct precincts; North Fremantle, South Fremantle, East Fremantle and…. Fremantle. Many have theorised about what happened to ‘West Fremantle’ but for now, we can only assume that Kanye sued for trademark infringement and leave it at that. Geographically speaking, Fremantle is built on the coast. An historical port town with access to the Swan river leading straight to Perth City. Very handy if you’re a pirate of old, or these days, just Hertz expecting a new shipment of rental cars from Japan.

Nea Steele

From Split to Plitvice Lake National Park

I went early in the morning to Split main bus terminal, located right next to the harbor and train station. The bus schedules are pretty fixed, so it would be safer to reach early to purchase your ticket. Alternatively, you can purchase your ticket from www.buscroatia.com. The bus schedules can be found on the website as well. Also to take note is that the buses leave on time. I had an 8.30am ticket, and sure enough, the bus leaves the terminal on the dot. Also, there are different bus companies that run the same route, and different bus companies might charge for storing of baggage for about 10 kuna. Just simply check with the bus driver (the ticket I bought from the station does not charge additional for the baggage). Pack some snacks for the journey. You won’t have any chance to stop for a bite along the way.

J.Shan

My second home

When the majority think of Croatia, they think of crystal clear waters in Hvar, the amazing waterfront in Split or the old town of Dubrovnik. Majority don’t know of all the hidden gems Croatia has to offer, and by gems I mean towns. If you’re looking for an adventure off the radar, or away from the mainstream there are many places that are slightly less known and incredibly amazing. City Walls, Old Town – Dubrovnik

KJ

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