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    Gecko's Backpackers

    187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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          Overview
          • Excellent67%
          • Very good21%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          I stayed 5 nights here and would gladly stay longer ! The back packers is nice and simple set up with lots of space to chill and relax... by the pool in the sun or comfy couches to sink into.. i really enjoyed the vibe...More

          Thank tonicope1991
          Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's Backpackers

          Hi Toni. Hope all is going well for you. Its really great that you can clearly see and feel the different type of vibe here being a alcohol free place and that you think it is safer. See you soon when you come back to...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Really good hostel, no bunk beds. One of the cleanest I have ever stayed in. Good swimming pool, and wifi works really well ( for being a hostel, I was surprised). Definitely a place to recommend if you want to relax and rest in Cairns...More

          Thank Francisco V
          Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's Backpackers

          Good day Francisco. Yes thank you my friend, it certainly is a very quiet place and may I add safe with being no alcohol. We really appreciate your time and review. It was great to see you resting well here. Your Geckos friends.

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Me and my partner spent four unforgettable days here unfortunately all for the wrong reasons. After arriving we had flown for over 24 hours the feeling of getting into a comfy bed was all we wanted. Even this simple request wasn't meant to be the...More

          Thank Abigail D
          Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's Backpackers

          Hi Abigail. Its a shame you have such a negative attitude after I helped you put forward your booking with out charging you a cent when we were entitled to the full charge of the room for the original booked date. Even Peter your boyfriend...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          It was quite good hostel but there is a couple of but's. First of all ot was not to to clean. The bathroomd was full of standing water. And guite dirty. Aircon was very noisy. The kitchen also not to much comfortable. Zero space in...More

          Thank Anna K
          Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's Backpackers

          Hi Anna. Thank you for letting us know about your experience. We do service the bathrooms 3 times every day, however you must be realistic as being a shared facility it is not possible to keep immaculate every moment of time. I will look at...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          It is a nice quite interesting hostel to stay!! Very good prices. And no alcohol on site, this means no drunk Scottish and UK guys!! (Or aussies) The rooms are nice, we stayed in our own room for 50 a night for 2 persons!!

          Thank nielsbusser
          Response from Peter H, Owner at Gecko's Backpackers

          Hi Nielsbusser. Thanks heaps for your review and you are exactly right, the no alcohol means no drunk people staying up all night keeping guests awake. Take care and have a great day. The Geckos Caretakers

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          • Free Parking
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          • $16 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          nana852
          The owner is a known offender to the police for rape crime
          June 4, 2015|
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          Do you guys want me to share with you the written sexual harassment of the crazy mad rapist Peter Hoare . This smelly freak thought that I may look down ad look at his CRAZY person and when I said the truth "I won't look... More
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          Alantll
          HI, we will arrive to Cairns on 25/7/2015 at 7:05 p.m.. Will there any reception service available at this time? And, we want to book one week accommodation. Are any double rooms or 4 mixed dooms available? Hope to receive your reply soon Thanks
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          ackeysnow
          Hello, I have booked a double room for next month. I'm not sure if I can get an answer here but I can't access your original website(web error) and could't get your direct contact. Please let me ask how I can check in very early morning? Regards
          July 29, 2015|
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          Personally I'd just cancel it. Don't believe the reviews - they are all fictional and made up by Peter, the deranged owner. There is a nice hostel next door or loads of others in Cairns.
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