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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms were comfortable and decorated in a vernacular style with flair. Lots of lovely outdoor spaces to sit in, and carefully tended gardens to enjoy. Beds comfortable, rooms airy with ceiling fans. All en suite, clean and functional. Breakfast ok, wifi slow and not available in rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was clean and spacious, staff very friendly and professional. The lodge is beautiful and the little river outside our door just made it that extra bit more special. I would highly recommend this lodge to anyone!

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anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your Review and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! warm regards Gideon & Anja More 

Hamburg, Deutschland
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21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed only one night during our motorbike trip in South Africa. The owners are very friendly and warm hearted. The rooms were clean and big enough. Also the interior is well maintained. The food we had for dinner was outstanding good. The service stuff very friendly and fast. The breakfast was brilliant. I would choose the lodge again to... More 

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anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Gecko Lodge! we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and it is always good to meet friendly People from back Home :-) Moin moin! Warm regards Gideon and Anja More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed here with 2 kids of 5 and 7 in April and enjoyed it very much. The family room is very comfortabel, the swimming pool is inviting and the food in the restaurant was very very yummie. This lodge is perfect for a family stay near the Kruger area. Thank you again Anja and Gideon!

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anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your Review on Trip Advisor! we are Happy to hear that you enjoyed your Stay and you enjoyed our Dinner and Breakfast! We hope to see you again one day Kind regards Gideon & Anja Gecko Lodge More 

Bryanston, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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