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Isla Gecko Resort

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Station 2, Balabag | Malay, 5608, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This small budget type hotel is perfect for short stays if you are just visiting island to party or explore and is 2 mins walk fro stunning beach and d mall. Having said that however i stayed here for 8 nights and had tk request change of bedding and towels and still did not receive them thankfully had my own... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We just spent our third visit to Boracay and again stayed at Isla Gecko. They finished their upgrade and expansion, so we stayed in one of the new rooms on the upper floors. They are even more spacious and offer slide out beds for larger families. We enjoyed the breakfast quickly prepared by the friendly staff, some of them are... More

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San Pablo City, San Pablo, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Arrived in boracay got lost in looking for the hotel. No credit card terminal to process the payment. No signal for wifi in the room stayed and cant even do cancellation. Breakfast is not available until 730am. And with the construction going on the area. It is very difficult to access the beach.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a place to stay in Boracay this new year 2014 (peak season). It was a good thing we found this resort and get rooms (family and deluxe) for 2 families with young kids. Location wise it's near white beach (less than 5 mins walk) and right next door to d' mall (shopping and dining haven). What... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed at Isla Gecko for a week around Christmas and New Years last year. The rooms were simple but comfortable for what we paid. Breakfast was good every morning, along with fresh smoothies. Most importantly, the owner (Teddy) and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I asked if they served mojitos at the bar, and when they didn't know... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

i was here with family for 4days, we had the family room which was small but comfy,owner is A+ but bathroom need major attention, as tiles looks pretty dirty and its very noisy when you are in the toilet because its so close to the air-con that's outside. beside that this place is ok

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

It was a first time for me to visit Boracay and I want it to be as fun and memorable as possible, since I will be bringing my 9-month old baby. I didn't opt to book in a luxury hotel since I know that we won't be staying there all day aside from the fact that it would cost me... More

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Woodford Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I have read some comments of this place that sounds not so pleasant. I am returning guest to Isla Gecko every time I am in Boracay Philippines for my kite boarding. I stayed in this hotel since from the old owner until they sold it 18 months ago and I still choose Isla Gecko as my home in Boracay. Over... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Stayed at Isla Gecko last week and had a great stay. The hotel and rooms are basic but clean - there are a lot of mossies here (as you would expect from a resort by the beach) but the staff provide mossie zappers which are effective and I recommend that you purchase a mosquito plug from the local supermarket which... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

There are a lot of mixed reviews regarding Isla Gecko so I wanted to give my 2 cents and address the points other reviewers have mentioned: - The path to the beach is lit up and I totally felt safe. The locals are very friendly and do not hassle you. I didn't need to use a torch and it was... More

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Isla Gecko Hotel
Isla Gecko Hotel Boracay
Address: Station 2, Balabag | Malay, 5608, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Boracay
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Ranked #30 of 91 Specialty lodging in Boracay
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Hotel Class:2 star — Isla Gecko Resort 2*
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