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Laughing Gecko

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Eichstatt, Germany
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The host of this guesthouse is one of the real survivors of the early backpacker ages in Thailand. The simple houses are what one may expect for the budget price: simple beds, mosquitonets, fan, toilet and shower in a separate little hut next to your bedroom. What really matters is the atmosphere: Here you can find a man, that does...

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Place isn't the cleanest, beds and pillows aren't the softest and toilet is kind of questionable. Even so, if you're looking for a place that has the most kind-hearted owner, jungle-like athmosphere, cheap (500 baht/night) accomodation and shops and Nopparat Thara Beach near by - then you're going to right place. We stayed for total of 10 nights and enjoyed...

Thank Emmi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here only 2 nights but this place had the most relaxing environment during our journey in Thailand. If you would like to disconnect from the world and feel yourself closer to the nature, I can highly recommend the Laughing Gecko.

Thank Lilla L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 days in this nice guesthouse with our daughters. The owner, Nui, is a great host. We feel immediately welcome. Nui is always available to chat, advice or play on the pool table. The bungalows are clean and nice. They are located 200m from the beach which is very convenient. Our teenagers really liked the place because it...

Thank Juliuspk
Reviewed 19 February 2017

One of the last places where you can still glimpse the backpacker history of Ao Nang. The owner is very helpful, has good connections and will help you find nice destinations for your trips in the area. It is a bit outside of Ao Nang where it is less crowded and noisy. You can go to the center by foot...

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you are looking for a warm, family-like atmosphere, it's the place to go. Nue, the owner, is a very warm and welcoming host. He organizes dinner times where he gathers all the guests around all night long chats. A hidden garden in the middle of Ao Nang, comparatively quiter coast of Krabi. Best place to feel at home.

Thank Ceren Ö
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I think this is the last place on Ao Nang nopparathara beach where is still this old school backpacking spirit. Been there many times and waiting to go again. Very close to beach and surrounding nature gives good vibes. Owner is very kind and helps if you have any problems. :) Very relaxing.

Thank anttiheikkinen
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I stayed at the 'Laughing Gecko' for the 3rd time and like every year, it was amazing. This place is something really special. If you apreciate the little things, this is the right place for you. Very simple bungalows with everything you need (shower, toilet, bed with moscito-net). Laughing Gecko ist a place for travelers to talk to each other...

Thank Sandra R
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here, the atmosphere was really good. The owner Nui goes out of his way to help you out with tours and places to see in the area. If you ask he makes food for everyone that stays here so you can all chill out and get to know people not many places are like this. I...

Thank terry45690
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights and ended up extending our visit because we enjoyed it so much. Good location, just far enough away from the busyness of Ao Nang but with it still being within walking distance. the long tail boats to get to Railay, Tonsai etc. are only a short walk away too along with tons of restaurants and shops....

Thank kayko77

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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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“Ask for a room with a hammock viewing the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles , 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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