I stayed in a station wagon out the back ($14 per person)
Facilities were good, clean and well kept. The no drinking rule means the place is quiet so you can relax and work here. 24hr free WiFi. City centre location with walking distance to everywhere. Most importantly, the owner was chilled out, helpful, flexible and over very easy to deal with. Would highly recommended this place for anyone passing through.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Gecko’s backpackers is under new management and it's also a Cairns City Council historical building, located in the heart of Cairns; with big rooms and high ceilings. Gecko’s is a very quiet and relaxing resort for backpackers. We have spacious indoor and outdoor areas, crystal clear water pool, gardens and mango trees around. Great resting place for planning tours; no bunk beds, all city attractions within walking distance - 1km to Cairns city center- Coles supermarket and Cairns Central Shopping Centre next door. Discounted tours for all customers, free airport or bus pickup, free internet, free tea & coffee all day. Free cereals and milk for a healthy breakfast and also a free meal from 5pm at the new Tequila Bar!! Large kitchen, laundry facilities available! and of course excellent backpackers' atmosphere. By the way this is not a party hostel so you’ll be able to have a good and safe rest that’s why we are proudly a quiet hostel, thanks for your support. ... more less
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