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    Gecko Backpackers

    R536 Plot S13, Sabie Road | Kiepersol, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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    Traveller (13)
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good34%
    • Average15%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible4%
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    “kruger park” (4 reviews)
    “braai area” (2 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 39 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved staying here over New Year. Patch, the temporary manager was very friendly and helpful despite our group being so massive and chaotic. Gecko Backpackers is a lovely base for adventure activities in the area, however is is looking a little run down and...More

    Thank shanehodges55
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Is not easy to get there if you don't have a car (as me), from Hazyview Juntion are 35 minutes for the Sabi road by foot, is not so bad but try to avoid during the hot hours. The Backpackers is very nice, nature around...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here one night before heading into Kruger the next morning. It was fairly cheap, but not THAT cheap and would have expected better for the money. (In some places in SA we only paid a few hundred rand more for an amazing room)....More

    Thank Nataliecosette
    Reviewed 28 September 2017

    Gecko is located close to Kruger in Hazyview and close to Panaroma route for sightseeing.Staff are so friendly and helpful and this is wonderful to see as they really accommodated us,thanks to Ralph for all his assistance .Facilities and rooms are clean and basic.Public transportation...More

    Thank Flitz8
    Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 4 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your review and it is great to read that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again Kind Regards Anja Gecko Backpackers

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    The staff and management at the backpackers are excellent. I booked an Italian guided tour that stayed at the property. They accommodated my driver guide at the last minute. Clean and very professional.

    Thank purushkapillay
    Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 7 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your review and we are very happy to hear that your guide enjoyed his stay! wonderful :-)

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$18 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Mpumalanga >
    • Hazyview
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    13 May 2015|
    Response from anjab7266 | Property representative |
    Hi Mimi Skies die laat terugvoering. Ek weet ons het ook intussen telefonies gepraat. Soos belowe, ons hou die kamer net vir julle:) Sien uit vir jul kuiertjie hier by ons! Groete Dennis
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    "Choose a room outside the main building for better value"
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    "Ask for a dormitory or singe, depending on budget. They even have a camp site"
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    "Our room were outside - 8 bed dorm with private toilet and basin in our room."
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    "We camped so didn't stay in the rooms, but they looked clean and well-kept (a thousand times better than..."
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