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    Gecko Lodge

    146 Michell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    • Excellent5%
    • Very good11%
    • Average29%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible50%
    29 Oct 2016
    “Bit of a walk, but worth it!”
    1 Oct 2016
    “Avoid it”
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    1 - 5 of 15 reviews

    Reviewed 29 October 2016

    It's about a 15 to 20 minute walk to the centre of Darwin, but in exchange you get a lovely laidback and cheap hostel with one of the most kind and helpful owners I have ever met! There's a nice little pool at the front,...More

    5  Thank RamonTravels
    Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

    It was the most disgusting place I went in 5 months of travel. Don't use the kitchen it is really really dirty, don't sit on the coach they are the same. Luckily we only stayed one night, so I have to confess that I did...More

    Thank Claire P
    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    Stay included free pancakes every morning for brekky. Introdcued Japanese and Canadian tourists to pancakes with lemon juice and sugar instead of jam or chockolate spread - they loved 'em. Well situated, nice double room. Clean good shower rooms and free internet (for us anyway)....More

    10  Thank john h
    Reviewed 31 August 2016

    For ladies traveling on their own, I'd recommend staying in the girls dorm at this place. It's a bit quieter staying in the girls dorm & keep your food there too! Generally this place can get a little chaotic. Small swimming pool - nice when...More

    4  Thank Twiga_088
    Reviewed 7 July 2012

    Well, the price was right. My spouse and I stayed here from April 11-14, 2012. We rented a double room, the "penthouse suite", as one of the "long term" residents jokingly referred to it, on the 2nd floor for $55 a night. Our cheapest room...More

    3  Thank Andy R
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Northern Territory >
    • Top End >
    • Darwin
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    "Girl traveling on their own - book the girls dorm."
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    "Upstairs double room at front O.K."
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