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    Gecko's Backpackers

    187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average4%
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    “no alcohol” (26 reviews)
    “free breakfast” (31 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 379 reviews

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    I love geckos! The people are really friendly and the owner, Pete was always helpful. The no alcohol policy is good and ensures that there's peace and quiet at night. The rooms are clean and the place is affordable. It's good for families, or couples...More

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    Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

    I have returned to Geckos 3 times now and will continue to go back ?.Why ? The excellent location in the Cairns CBD and excellent budget price. Also Peter the owners always helpful and approachable.Thanks Geckos!

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    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Very good location, walking distance to the city centre. Rooms are practical, some of them have fridge and AC. The best thing here is the cleanness, especially the bathrooms are always nice and tidy! Service is very nice too!

    Thank NinaHorcicakova
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 4 October 2017

    Hi Nina. Thank you very much for reporting our continuous, mandatory and endless efforts that we provide to keep this place clean as it is extremely important for all of us. We really appreciate your excellent review. Happy & safe travelling from your Geckos friends.

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Gecko's sum up the thoughtfulness and hospitality to its clients who maybe looking for casual work while in Cairns. Peter was so quick to pass on our request for casual labours and the guys were fantastic who came to our our assistance. Thanks to Gecko's...More

    Thank sheilaghpeterkin
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 4 October 2017

    Hi Sheilagh. It was great to see you again after so many years have gone by. It is always a great feeling to help people in need of workers and to help our travelling friends. All the very best for the future and thank you...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    This place is a place to return too. Have returned again and again for a number of years. Not many places out there in the world that you are happy to return too. This is one of them. No bunk beds, so no need to...More

    Thank M G
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 30 September 2017

    Hi M G. Brilliant my friend. It has been enormous pleasure to see you return over the years. I know you have been to very many places across the World and to receive your feed back is just wonderful. May you take care and I...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$ 19 - US$ 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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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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