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    Gecko's Backpackers

    187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

    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 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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 2 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hi guys, I've been camping at Gecko's for 2 weeks ( $15 a night is amazing value). Great Location.Nice Vibe. And with No Alcohol, at night its quiet and you get a peaceful nights sleep. The staff are amazing, very helpful, and Peter the owner...More

    Thank humanaging
    Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Humanaging. Its really great to see that all was good with your camping spot. We really appreciate all your excellent feed back and recommendation. Yep we have the Reef full day trip from 109.00 and the Rainforest full day trip for 65.00. We wish...More

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    4 June 2015|
    Response from nana852 |
    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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