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Purple Gecko Guesthouse

24 Ruiter Street, Lydenburg 1120, South Africa
Purple Gecko Guesthouse
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Since I am from Lydenburg this was the only time I've stayed at purple gecko. I advised Jana that I would like to book a room for my wedding night. She really went out of her way to give me the best possible room with lots of space and a huge luxurious bathroom, discussed and arranged the extras which I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Everything is clean and quiet. They are quick to help where they can. Thanks for the stay. Beautiful place! Food is devine! Both the guest rooms and houses were fun to stay in. We even got lunchpacks everyday for the week. :D :D :D

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We really appreciated this place. Otto and Angelique were very friendly, The rooms were really nice and I loved the bathroom ! Our kids said that I was their favourite hotel in South Africa... (for sure, they were very happy to play with the dogs in the garden). There is not so much thing to do in Lynderburg, but it... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This must be the reason I keep coming back here - superb value for money in the Lowveld. The staff are welcoming and friendly, the rooms are well kept (I've stayed in six different rooms), and the food, although a set meal every night, is always first class. It is by far - the best place to stay in Lydenburg!

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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I'm happy with the service at purple Gecko Guesthouse. Over and above the nice rooms, there are two things that impressed me the most, 1. Free WIFI for the guest and the Gym facility. Keep it up Purple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

After hitting a two-tyre-pothole on the way back to Gauteng after sunset on the Lydenburg/Dullstroom road, a family member recommended a stopover at the Purple Gecko....it was the perfect stay-over! A comfortable, welcoming guesthouse, with friendly, caring service from Otto and all the staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had to stay over due to work in lydenburg, a friend suggested purple gecko,and i must say what a place to be.... friendly staff and excelent food. Very spacious bedrooms and fantastic atmosphere. It was truly the best guesthouse experience ever,thank you Otto and staff.

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Lydenburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

What a lovely experience.... treated with a pampering and gourmet treats. this guesthouse has a serene ambience that puts a weary traveller at rest. The staff is friendly and welcoming. Thank you for a wonderfull treat... I have been suggesting this guesthouse to all I know, and my company makes use of them as well.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I quite often go to Lydenburg for business. I am very fussy when it comes to where I stay. I need 2 things, Super Sport channels and a great breakfast. I can confirm that they have both and then some. The guest house is stylish, the people are super friendly and caring. The facilities are top class. In fact my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My husband and I just spent a night here on our way from Kruger to Ladysmith and it was exactly what we were looking for - really comfortable bed and huge bedroom, great breakfast, clean bathroom and chocolate easter treats on our beds! The staff are great and even went the extra mile to help us with a pizza order... More 

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