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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Super nice owner, cheap prices, everything you need. They help you with whatever uou want to do, good atmosphere, simple bungalo's nothing too fancy just perfect. Enough to do around and go places. Nice beach in 100m with good bars and restaurants. If you want it simple cheap and good. Go there

Thank Bert R
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed several times in the place and very much like the athmosphere and the basic style bungalows. The owner Nui is a great guy and creates a very good spirit. And you will meet really interesting and funny people with great stories to tell. This is the second time I write about the Gecko because I found some...

Thank BerlinTraveller11
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is definitely not for everyone. If you're expecting luxury you won't find it here, the bungalows are basic (squat toilets and mosquito nets) but the owner is extremely friendly and will spare no expense to make you feel welcome. He is also very helpful at booking tours/tickets and will get them cheaper than other places. There is a...

Thank Rita K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in a room, there where hundreds of flies outside. The highlight was a 10 cm big spider in the hut. So it was a horror night for me. I washed my cloth, after I had a infection of my skin . Probably my cloth got contaminated of the flies. So I had to take antibiotic cream. Some huts...

Thank Christian S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just finished a six night stay at the laughing gecko meeting up with family for Christmas.I have travelled a lot and it is places like this that I seek out,cheap basic accomodation a place with soul run by people with soul,Nui and the Gecko have plenty of soul.My family and I quickly settled in and ended up spending most of...

Thank DJKelly2504
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived in the evening and felt very welcom in the common area by nui. He runs this place by himself. The garden was beautiful en peacefully, in the busy area of ao Nang. The bungalow was less then i expected from the website. I travel a lot and slept on several places but this was old and unhygienic. The...

Thank Suus H
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

You should definitely visit and stay at one of the bungalows run by Nui, the most amazing place owner. Great chat, marvelous music and amazing vibes. Very close to the beach and restaurants. Nui will help you with all bookings and advices. There is a live community there that a traveler should not miss. Also very safe, which is crucial...

Thank Ipek I
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across the Laughing Gecko, and my friends and I are so thankful that we did. Our time in Krabi flew by, and most of it was spent at Gecko sitting in the stoop having thoughtful, meaningful conversations. We all enjoyed the atmosphere of the quaint bungalows, and if we ever come back to Krabi, we would definitely come...

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Great place. We were here with my wife last november and we were really delighted. We were looking place like this since when we landed in Thailand - simple bamboo bungalow on the beach (or near the beach). And we were not disapointed :-) The bungalows are simple, but they have electricity and bathroom with toilet. There were also fan...

Thank Piotr Z
Marburg, Germany
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Thank you Nui for everything you did for us. For our talks, for the pool games and for all the love, you put into your place. If I come to Krabi again, I will visit you again for sure :) For everybody else: Laughing Gecko is perfect for you, if you don't visit for luxury but for seeing the real...

Thank Jonathan S

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Additional Information about Laughing Gecko

Address: Nopparathara Beach, Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Ao Nang
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Laughing Gecko Krabi/Ao Nang
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“Wooden huts in the woods”
 of 5 bubbles V1317HFkatieh, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The bungalows are larger than the single rooms with own bathroom and shower so better book a bungalow if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles FABIETTO75, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo bungalows at 500 baht a night - a bargain!”
 of 5 bubbles KirstyB832, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Our bungalow was close to the main house so I could get WiFi easily, otherwise you just have to walk a few feet to the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles 737lauren, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The dorms are very cozy I hear, where you sleep next to your roomate. (remember these are huts) I suggest a private hut!”
 of 5 bubbles Madasil, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
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