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Gecko's Backpackers

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All reviewsfree wifimanager peterpeaceful hostelno alcohol allowedfree tea and coffeeclean place to stayfast wifisingle roomparty hostelsclean kitchenshopping centreair conprivate roombig rooma great stayquiet at nighthome away from home
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Geckos Backpackers was an excellent place to stay, I stayed for 5 nights and was very pleased with the friendly staff and fellow guests. The building its self is a Queens lander, well keep and mostly original. Everything that I needed was there. I would...More

Thank Miles F
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Hi Miles. Thank you, it is very important for us to keep the place the best we can. Yep, we all love the convenience of our location. Kind regards from the Geckos Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Gecko' s backpackers. We actually enjoyed it so much that we decided to come back to this place after we went on a diving trip in Cairns. The location is great, Coles, K-Mart and everything you could wish for...More

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

Hi David. That is just marvellous. Your review is exactly what Geckos Backpackers is. Peaceful and safe is our main theme. Thanks for mentioning the hot plates, I will check them today. May you have a safe and happy holiday. Thank you very much from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a good place to stay in, guecko’s is a tidy place, the staff is so friendly, silent, very well located, 10 minutes walking to cairns central. I spent two weeks, had a good time, nothing to complain only compliments. I recommend that to you!!...More

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

Hello Ed. Thank you and have a great time here in Australia. Best regards from your Geckos friends.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us stayed at Geckos for two nights. We found that the place is very clean and you can easily feel that the manager really takes care of it. Although the walls are very thin, the hostel is alcohol free so not much noise...More

1  Thank Juan Carlos C
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Juan. Thank you very much and may you have a safe and happy holiday. Your Geckos friends.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...as I’d put money on guessing who had written them. This place is nothing like described. It’s dank, dated, unclean and we even got bites all over from sleeping in the dirty beds. Stay anywhere else - the owner is a scary odd ball. He’ll...More

2  Thank Beth E
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Beth Thank you for your free entertainment and advertising. I am sure you must have some mental negative issues in your mind. If you let us know specifically what the core of your issues are then that will be great as fortunately the place...More

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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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"All good quieter further from the road"
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