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Mokopane, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very super weekend ,the place is very clean and the food is wow .everything is good about this place...IM looking forward to coming back soon with my small family. The place is peacefully quiet and relaxing...had a nice swim while braaing .the staff there are so welcoming and respectful.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a pleasant surprize! We arrived at the Guesthouse, Ursula greeted us friendly at the gate and took us to our room. The facility was spot on, very clean, tidy and so neat. We spend a pleasant night there and was spoilt with a real farmhouse breakfast the next morning. We would definitely recommend this Guesthouse to anybody. Thank you...

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Tzaneen, South Africa
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse, such a beautiful and welcoming place. From the moment I entered that place, the service was so excellent and the people there are so loving. I would recommend even our most respected delegates to go sleep over there, the place is clean and classy, the beds are of good quality, I couldnt have asked for anywhere else...

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed at the Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse on our return from northern KNP en route for Hermanus. Our stay was very comfortable and we found Ursula and her husband most hospitable and enjoyed a tasty dinner together.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The service we received was great. The staff was friendly and very hands on. The guesthouse (rooms and dining area) was very clean and well kept. We had warm covers and a very comfortable bed! The guesthouse is also centrally located, close to the local mall and restaurants.

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Pretoria
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Me and my friends had an amazing time at Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse. The rooms were perfectly clean. The beds are comfortable, and being given the heaters was just a bonus. The rooms are not expensive at all even.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 June 2016

It is a nice enough place if all you want to do is sleep there. We did have one night where the barking dogs kept us up, it didn't seem to bother the owners enough (who live there as well) to quiet them...

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Ursie61, Owner at Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at our guesthouse. Although we ourselves do not stay at the guest house, our manager does as part of our service to our guests. The usually tranquil neighborhood also get the occasional barking dog/s, visiting cat etc. and I do apologize for the unrest it caused. To...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse was really close to where we had to be and allowed us to stay just one night which is not always easy to get. Walking in was like to walk into a home. Warm and caring. Pay them a visit and see the potential to your needs.

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 29 February 2016

It was the 2nd time that we have stayed for a weekend at Gorgeous Gecko Guest House and again enjoyed it very much. The rooms are beautifully decorated and very comfortable. I need a rubbish bin in the room as well as the bathroom and Gorgeous Gecko is one of the few guest houses (and we stay in 10-12 per...

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Kimberley, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Single ply toilet paper is my pet hate a guest houses , lol , so is no wifi reception in rooms. No candles or emergency lights were in room during a power failure . Very limite TV Channels and a aircon wihtout a working remote. Breakfast was good. Parking is behind gates that you have to unlock with a key...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse in the heart of the malaria-free Waterberg Bushveld. Be our guests in this tranquil world of luxury and comfort just 90 minutes from Gauteng. Here, at last, you can forget the hustle and bustle of city life. The unique and extraordinary finishes provide a feeling of exclusivity, while the manicured garden allows you to relax with a book in secluded corners. You can sun yourself next to the splash pool or surrender to bubbles in the spa bath. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse

Address: 61 Boom Street, Modimolle (Nylstroom) 0510, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Limpopo Province > Modimolle (Nylstroom)
Price Range: €43 - €48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gorgeous Gecko Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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