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    Geeky Gecko Backpackers

    6 Stafford Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Overview
    • Excellent22%
    • Very good26%
    • Average13%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible24%
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    “free wifi” (18 reviews)
    “dorm room” (3 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We spent two nights here and the hostel was undergoing a renovation. The place was very noisy and the room didn't even have a window. Kitchen and bathroom are ok but overall it's not a very nice place to stay.

    Thank alberto m
    Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

    The staff and customers are so friendly and welcoming. The wifi is super fast and theres free breakfast every morning. Plus, its walking distance from pretty much anything you'll need. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone and everyone looking for a place to stay...More

    Thank SaucyRobertson
    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    We stayed 1 night in a double room. The room is big enough and clean, the breakfast in the morning was amazing, a lot of choices. The hostel is renovating in a great artistic style and is really close to the centre! The only thing,...More

    Thank CristianM27
    Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed one night in a 6 bed dorm. Even with wide open window it stank massively. Guy from front desk was friendly but didn't do anything about that. The bed looked clean, the mattress was laid trough so it felt nearly like lying on...More

    Thank Deepskype
    Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

    Standing in this place for 2 nights, in a bedroom for 2. Starting from the price (79$ per night, feeling robbed), it all was dirty: bedroom, the blanquets, bathrooms (too small for all the people standing there!), kitchen. Worst of all hostels and campings seen...More

    Thank fede p
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    • Free Internet
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$29 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Otago Region >
    • Dunedin
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    Room Tips
    "Go up early (7-7.30) to fully enjoy the free breakfast - it goes fast"
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    "Ask for a room with a window, internal rooms very claustrophobic!"
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    "The rooms 1-9 are a little bit quieter since they are away from the lounge so if you want to be extra chilled..."
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    "Get one of the rooms 1-9, away from the kitchen and lounge"
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