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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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Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the most part, I loved this place and what it had to offer. The rooms are very basic and nice and made mostly of bamboo. One can't say its clean, but the towels, beds and sheets were clean. The bathroom/toilet doesn't have a roof but there are no tall structures close by so you still have your privacy. Mosquito... More 

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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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90 hotel reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This second visit was as good as the first. Accommodation is simple (cold shower/water on tap, hot from buckets) so if you want the Hilton dont come here. Super beachside location. For me the special part is the casual and generous random spacing of the huts....not rammed together, end-to-end in lines. Guests are typically friendly.

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New Delhi, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I stayed in Emerald Gecko in December 2014 for 2 days. The first thing you will notice is that this is kind of a secluded place with little activity. There are around 15-20 hut type structures which have double beds and other facilities. There is no concrete flooring as such and the resort has sand flooring, though the rooms have... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It is located on beach no:5. You could view the beach from the hotel. There is a nice sit out facing the sea. There are choice of other restaurants around the place besides the one at emerald gecko. The only bad part is they don't serve liquor. However, you could get liquor from outside and store it in a common... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stayed at the gecko for 6 nights in December 2014. The staff was very friendly especially the restaurant manager, Ajay. The main complaint was that there was a rat in the room (we didn't know rats were fond of pistachio!). When we informed the front desk, the manager merely said that this is a jungle and we can't guarantee... More 

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India
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The place almost has a private beach to itself with hammocks and swings. They have the best in-house beach facing restaurant in Havelock island. No booze though, but you can get your own, or tip the restaurant staff to bring it for you from the market. The staff are very friendly and will give you the best service possible. They... More 

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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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