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    Gecko's Backpackers

    187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    1 - 5 of 365 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Had such a lovely stay at Geckos hostel back in March that we returned at the end of our travels in May. Everything is kept in a great condition, the mattresses are obviously checked regularly the indeed were comfortable and supportive. The owner helps out...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here just for one night as we were flying home to Melbourne (from bali) via Cairns. Thank god we only needed to be in the hostel for a short amount of time. We booked and payed to stay in a private double room...More

    Thank Karina L
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Karina. It is very disappointing for us to receive your review and we can only apologise for your experience. However the quickest solution to the problem was for you to report this immediately to reception and we would be very happy to change the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Here I find the most spacious shared room -- 4 beds in a big room with tables & chairs! Other backpackers' hostels always squeeze more than 10 guests in a small room! Also Gecko's is a very clean and nice place where alcohol is not...More

    Thank Yore F
    Response from Peter H, Front Office Manager at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Yore. We appreciate your very positive feed back and thank you for choosing to stay with us. You are exactly right that our rooms are spacious and especially that we have no bunk beds. Absolutely correct again that the no alcohol policy means that...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    The people are great and the place is very nice and very clean! The owner helped us with booking a nice snorkling tour and advised us about where to stay with our camper! We thought the place was so nice, that we will go there...More

    Thank LisaKlok
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Lisa. We appreciate your kind words and for recommending our place. It was a pleasure to help you and you are exactly right Geckos is not a place for party people. Take care and all the best from your Geckos friends.

    Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

    I stay here whenever I am im Cairns it is affordable, clean , friendly BUT most of all as a solo, mature (not quite senior!) female traveller I feel safe. Convenient location to Central Shopping Centre, rail and bus transit shuttle to and from the...More

    Thank Vicki K
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Good day Vicki. It is always a pleasure to see you come to stay over and over again. It just goes to show everyone what a safe, clean and quiet place we have, especially for a school teacher to keep returning. We appreciate your custom...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$18 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
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    Do you guys want me to share with you the written sexual harassment of the crazy mad rapist Peter Hoare . This smelly freak thought that I may look down ad look at his CRAZY person and when I said the truth "I won't look... More
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