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Gecko's Backpackers

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“free wifi”(45 reviews)
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All reviewsfree wifimanager peterpeaceful hostelno alcohol allowedfree tea and coffeeclean place to stayfast wifiparty hostelsclean kitchenair conshopping centreprivate roombig rooma great staywe've stayedquiet at nighthome away from home
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really lovely place to stay when in Cairns, the staff are really warm and friendly and can help you with planning trips to many places. I opted for a single room and the bed was comfy and a fridge and towel were...More

Thank Skyferret
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Hi Skyferret. It is so nice to read your excellent words. We really appreciate it and we are always giving our best to accommodate our guests. Have a happy & safe holiday from your Geckos friends

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, quite, fastttt wifi connection, 2 minutes walking distance to Coles, Target, Kmart, ATM. If you are looking for a quite and relaxing atmosphere, i would highly recommend this hostel if you are in Cairns

1  Thank Babang T
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Hello Babang. Yep, you are spot on. Peace & quiet also means it is very safe. Thank you very much and may you have a wonderful holiday. Your Geckos friends.

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner loved staying here. Our private room was lovely and clean with a fridge, A fan, a fridge and air con. We shared a bathroom which is was nice and clean, sometime smelt a little. The pool area is lovely, big pool...More

Thank Nina B
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Hi Nina. Thank you so much for your description of Geckos Backpackers. As you have seen it, it is the way we keep the place 24/7. May you have a very nice holiday from Peter & Team.

Reviewed 9 January 2018

A very recommendable, homely, clean place, in a convenient central position. The big Central Shopping Mall, as well as Railway & Bus Station is in walking distance, even with luggage. It`s got everything you really need: What it doesn`t have, you don`t need !

Thank lojda
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Good day Iojda. We appreciate your very nice words and thank you a lot. May you have a wonderful year ahead. Regards Peter & Team.

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Quite nice little hostel, close to Cairns Central where you can buy groceries at Coles. Clean and comfy rooms, very quiet place. A bit to far away from the esplanade and all the fun. Friendly staff and they are helpful with tourbookings

Thank masalo85
Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's BackpackersResponded 2 days ago

Hi Masalo85. Yep, we are a very quiet place, providing our guest with peace and comfort. Thank you very much and have a great day. Peter & Team

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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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"All good quieter further from the road"
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"All rooms are good and spacious to cater for your needs."
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"We had one room on the right side,almost next to the bathroom"
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"Stay at Caravella's instead!"
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