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Beach # 5, Havelock Island 744101, India
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Emerald Gecko
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

We went there after booking in advance many days back.Stayed in bungalow there and it was beautiful with a earthy feel. Open air showers were amazing and something different to experience. We found only the food basic and a little expensive.Rest everything went well and nice.

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Brussels
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We agree with the Lonely Planet that Emerald Gecko is one of few places on this island whose design is likely to please most Western eyes. The huts are very pretty and comfortable. The mattresses are a bit softer than usual in this part of the world, which was great. Their complimentary breakfast is nice but otherwise we found the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights in Gecko and we simply loved it. Firstly its not a luxury hotel, its for the budget travellers. We booked the two storey lodge and its amazing. The wooden walls, dim lighted rooms , balcony, the small wooden couch, the open shower etc was a different experience all together. Its not very spacious but good enough... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic beach huts so we considered it pricy for what you got ( in comparison to other similar resorts). However, the customer service we got from Padma was brilliant. Booked us in advance, organised ferry ticket purchase and rickshaw to meet us at the airport- super stress free. The restaurant is only open for each meal time and is not... More 

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Ylojarvi, Finland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my family spend an lovely 11 days holiday in Emerald Gecko Havelock in January 2015. I´m so glad that I found this little paradise resort and I can truly say that every good word and positive commentarys you can read from here is truth. The resort area and beach was beautiful, actually it was as untouched as it... More 

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Chennai, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week here in Jan '15 and every single thing about this place is perfect. The staff were friendly, non intrusive and helpful. Located so close to the beach and yet so affordable this is one of the best choices for the buck. Food is nice too.

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Good staff, good service, amazing food, good options between cheap and more comfy huts, lodge and bungalows. I recommend by strongest rate! Emerald Gecko is also part of a com pay that owns diving resorts, restaurants and similar facilities so they help you get other activities done.

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Pune, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Hello Folks, I got chance to stay in Emerald in Nov. I had booked Bunglow. They have 3 options for us. Hut ( common bathroom etc.), Bungalow (private bathroom etc), Lodge (not sure but better than Bungalow). Place is very near to the Seashore and surrounded by coconut trees. In fact you can listen to waves easily. As hotel is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

The bamboo lodge is the most peaceful, romantic room that we stayed in.. I want to go and stay there as long as possible. There are 3 types of rooms- hut(doesnot have attach loo) , bunglow (more like a hut made of bamboo) and bamboo lodge(1 storey of awesomeness). Amazing food and service

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Excellent hotel with great tasting food and ambience. Very relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Hotel gives easy access to the sea which is very safe. The sea is shallow and once can walk a fair bit without drowning.

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Address: Beach # 5, Havelock Island 744101, India
Location: India > Andaman and Nicobar Islands > Havelock Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

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