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Purple Gecko Guesthouse

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place to stay. The rooms are always neat and the staff is very welcoming. Ideal place to stay when undergoing a business trip. Secure parking. They service breakfast, dinner and lunch packs. The food is always fresh and delicious

Thank marlene882016
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

When the description reads "En-suite Guesthouse" it literally means en-suite. This is by far the best offering in the Eastern Transvaal. Definitely a must-consider. Lydenburg is not at all far from any of the attractions. My trip used the Robbers Pass, to Lydenburg and thereto the Long Tom Pass.

Thank Mohammed M
Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Overall our stay was pleasant and the blips that we had (no water, no electricity, no outdoor furniture by pool) were fixed immediately by the owner who was very attentive. I gave it an average rating as we were placed in the annex despite booking over six months in advance. We booked for dinner and breakfast so certainly did not...

Thank Dee E
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very clean, well equipped, cosy and spacious and modern rooms. Very good service. Very friendly staff. Safe parking. Very professional and welcoming. No hassle checking in or out. I will def recommend.

Thank Heleen N
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I did a business trip to Lydenburg recently and decided to take my wife with. The Purple Gecko's rooms was a nice surprise and was modern and cosy. My wife loved the bathroom with a very nice size hart shaped bath. The breakfast was a bit of a let down and very mediocre. I would stay at this guesthouse again...

Thank charlesbQ7098HG
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed over in Lydenburg and was really pleasantly impressed with the quality and cleanliness of this guesthouse. Supper, remember to order when you book, was really a tasty affair and the friendly service that went with it.... Priceless. Thank you for making me feel so welcome.

Thank Verdi B
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

A big shout out to a lady by the name of Lizelle who went above and beyond for us.while we were busy getting slouched she made sure that everything was taken care of.the place is clean and fresh as well.she went as far as making sure that I had my key in a special envelope in a pegion hole while...

Thank Oscar M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We visited the Purple Gecko in Dec to potentially have it as a guest house for our wedding in Aug 2016 and we were AMAZED! What a beautiful place - every room is just incredible - so luxurious and spacious and so reasonable! Charmaine is just incredible - so helpful and friendly! We cannot wait to have our guests stay...

Thank tarrynfouche
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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Had a pleasant stay, friendly staff, a room with elegant modern finishes, and fresh linen. Well done! I would reccommend this guesthouse anyday. Were also going to enjoy breakfast this morning. We only slept for one night and it was definitely worth it, when you come to Lydenburg... stop by and book yourself in.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lydenburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Spacious clean rooms with everything you might need! From just a quick overnight or spending a few days in Lydenburg area, always a pleasant stay! Best Guesthouse I have stayed in, best value for money. Can definitely recommend it to anyone!

Thank Seabiscuit38

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Purple Gecko Guesthouse

Address: 24 Ruiter Street, Lydenburg 1120, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Mpumalanga > Lydenburg
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms are gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles tarrynfouche, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“No wifi in the houses. If you want in room wifi get a room at the main location”
 of 5 bubbles WorldTravellor1983, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“It is the perfect stop from Jo'berg to Kurgar Park before you go on the Panoramic Ruote passing by the gorgeous areas.”
 of 5 bubbles faisala699, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room in one of the annex houses, wonderful and quiet, you can work without being disturbed.”
 of 5 bubbles marting620, 15 Feb 2014 | Read review
“All rooms that we saw were of the same high standard.”
 of 5 bubbles Charlottei70, 31 Jul 2013 | Read review
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