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Gecko Lodge

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Farm 13, Sabie Road, Route 536, Hazyview, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bryanston, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to do a late booking for our driver in Hazyview and I referred my one staff member to go and check on availability at Gecko Lodge. In the meantime I was on my smartphone and Googled the lodge and took a quick peep at the rate offered for one traveller. I saw R 495.00 per person sharing under... More 

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anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Farnie. Thank you for your feedback and sorry to read your review! I am not sure what happened that evening, but we do have a lot of respect for Drivers and Guides! The rates you saw on our Website were for 2014 / Sharing rate, and your driver was looking for a single Room! the 2014 were unfortunately not... More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed one night at the Gecko Lodge in Hazyview on our way to the Kruger Park. We have been traveling in South Africa for two weeks before this stay. So if I honestly compare the value we got from Gecko Lodge with other guesthouses in South Africa in the same price range, I have to say that the value... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at Gecko Lodge and Thanks for taking the Time to review us. Kind regards Anja Gecko Lodge More 

Bristol
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355 reviews 355 reviews
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202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is quite a nice hotel that's just a bit run down. If it had some money spent upon it it could be wonderful, but they probably don't get enough high price custom to make enough money to do this. The food in the hotel is pretty good and everyone is very friendly - especially the German woman who owns... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to Review Gecko Lodge! We have bought Gecko Lodge three years ago and we are continuously maintaining, renovating, changing, upgrading.....and yes it takes time and money:-) We love our Dogs, but don't worry they are always on a Leash and do not roam between Guests :-) Thanks again for staying with us... More 

Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We spend 5 days in this wonderful location during our 2 week trip around Kruger National. Everything has a very familiar atmosphere. The owners make you feel immediately welcome and the staff is very friendly and attentive. The lodge offers dinner which is suprisingly delicious and divers- bonus! The lodge, rooms and gardens are very well kept and with lot's... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank You Clemens and Family to spend your X-mas holiday with us! we enjoyed every minute and we are thinking of you all the time when we eat L(u)ichies and Lemon Cake :-) Hope to you soon again warm regards from Hazyview Gideon & Anja & Team More 

Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We came for a wedding and stayed three days. The lodge is well situated to access everything Hazyview has to offer. Best of all, it is secluded in its own private jungle hollow. The lodge does not try to be luxurious, but pulls off rustic and quality very well, it easily offers more value for the money than a typical... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

What a great time we had and it was such a pleasure to have you and your Friends at Gecko Lodge! We hope you arrived safe back home and we hope to see you again! Thanks for taking the Time to write this review! Warm regards from Hazyview Gideon & Anja More 

Seoul, South Korea
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I recently had our wedding here, and it was the perfect venue. The owners are hospitable and friendly, and they went out of their way to help us in every way possible. The staff was also professional, caring, and helpful. Our room was cute and rustic, and the grounds are beautiful. We cannot wait to return for... More 

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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We only stayed here for one night but we had a wonderful time. The rooms are big and quite cosy and the staff is very friendly and helpfull no matter what. The really make you feel like "home". They environment is beautiful and there are a lot of things to do in the area. A place to go back to.... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the Great Review and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again Kind Regards Gideon & Anja More 

Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stayed here in December 2014. The resort is situaties in the middle of trees and a river. There is nature al over so you Fin a lot of animals as well. We saw a variety of birds that in wake you in the morning :) And some gecko's in the room wich is very comon in Africa. The rooms... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the Time to write the Review and we are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at Gecko Lodge! We are looking forward to see you again :-) warm regards Gideon & Anja More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We only stayed for one night, but on arrival we were captivated by the beautiful gardens and setting. While not 'high end' the rooms were very tastefully furnished and comfortable. The public reception \ lounge \ bar area is very pleasant and the proprietor and staff were readily available and welcoming. We had a delicious and nicely presented dinner and... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the Time to review Gecko Lodge :-) we are soo glad you have enjoyed your stay at Gecko Lodge and we would love to have you longer :-) Thank you again Warm regards Gideon & Anja More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We recently spent 5 great nights at Gecko Lodge. It was the perfect place to spend time while we explored the Kruger National Park. Only 15 mins from the KNP gates made it easy for us to get up, enjoy breakfast and of course the hot chocolate! Then we would be welcomed back after a day of adventure. The owners... More 

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GeckoLodge, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Gecko Lodge :-) We enjoyed having you and we cant wait to spoil you and your special Children with Hot Chocolate again :-) Hope to see you soon again! We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Warm Regards Giepie and Anja More 

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