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Emerald Gecko

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Beach # 5, Havelock Island 744101, India
Emerald Gecko
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort is spread evenly on a large space along vijaynagar beach. The cottages are evenly spread out with the cafe/restaurant @ the center. The rooms are decent in size with wardrobe facility(in the duplex). The bathrooms again are neat and not congested. It has a concept of open air bathroom which most people may like. The bed has clean... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I got a little late in making my bookings and thus I could not find a room here in the initial 2 days of my stay at Havelock. But once I checked in here (on a monday that is) I had nothing to complain about. Rooms: Lovely beach huts with balconies that offer a lovely view of beach. And then... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I zeroed down on Emerald Gecko after doing a fair bit of research on Trip Advisor. We (me and my newly-wed wife) stayed here for 4 Days & 4 Nights in the month of March,2015. Since, it being our Honeymoon, I din't want to take any chances. Even though I was thorough in my research and read some great things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Staff over there is just wonderful and beach huts are so lovely. Very clean and directly at the wonderful beach. Food in the restauraunt was always tasty and cheap comparing to others. Was the first but definetly not the last visit :-)

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had made an email request to book a cottage for me at The Emerald Gecko with specific dates. I got a reply saying the specific accommodation was available for specific dates. Then I asked them to confirm the booking....after that I did not hear from them for a fortnight, despite several email reminders. When I landed up at the... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

From the title you can gauge that my review is going to add 2 cents from my side to already much acclaimed treasure of Emerald Gecko , having said that there would be few more properties in the region of same class and few might be tad better.. Coming to what we experienced was proximity to nature , the beach... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Wake up to a Beautiful Sunrise and take a walk along the beach. What could be more lively than watching the sea change its colors along the time of the day. Sleep under the trees and feel the sea breeze touch past you. Amazing feeling at the Gecko ! Oh I am in love with this place and Havelock !!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Havelock! Words cannot describe this beautiful island on Earth.It is in India that is even more exciting because this lovely country has everything to offer.Emerald Gecko in Havelock island is where we stayed for close to 10 days, a very hospitable staff and if you want the sea as your neighbor it is the place to be. The huts are... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

10 steps away from a private beach. An almost horizontal tree which looks as if it is leaning on water. A swing tied to the tree. You can just forget the time there. The huts are very well maintained and the staff is amazing. They provide a common fridge where you can store liquids. I didn't get a chance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I visited Andamans in Janurary and stayed at the Emerald Gecko for 8 days. A friend recommended the place to me and it was an excellent choice. I stayed in the bamboo cabin with the attached bath right next to the beach. The beach is beautiful and there is a nice swing on a tree which is great to sit... More 

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