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    Gecko Backpackers

    R536 Plot S13, Sabie Road | Kiepersol, Hazyview 1242, South Africa
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    05/11/2017 06/11/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good31%
    • Average15%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible4%
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    Protea Hotel by Marriott Kruger Gate
    856 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Skukuza
     
    Aan de Vliet
    464 reviews
    #5 of 13 hotels in Hazyview
     
    Perry's Bridge Hollow
    384 reviews
    #1 of 13 hotels in Hazyview
     
    Panorama Guest Farm
    42 reviews
    #4 of 18 hotels in Nelspruit
     
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    1 - 5 of 37 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here one night before heading into Kruger the next morning. It was fairly cheap, but not THAT cheap and would have expected better for the money. (In some places in SA we only paid a few hundred rand more for an amazing room)....More

    Thank Nataliecosette
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Gecko is located close to Kruger in Hazyview and close to Panaroma route for sightseeing.Staff are so friendly and helpful and this is wonderful to see as they really accommodated us,thanks to Ralph for all his assistance .Facilities and rooms are clean and basic.Public transportation...More

    Thank Flitz8
    Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your review and it is great to read that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again Kind Regards Anja Gecko Backpackers

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    The staff and management at the backpackers are excellent. I booked an Italian guided tour that stayed at the property. They accommodated my driver guide at the last minute. Clean and very professional.

    Thank purushkapillay
    Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 7 September 2017

    Thank you so much for your review and we are very happy to hear that your guide enjoyed his stay! wonderful :-)

    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    I recently led a group of 8 students (June 2017) into Kruger, Panoramic Route, and Josy and had the privilege of staying at Gecko Backpackers for the night. It has everything you want and need in a SA backpackers. Incredibly friendly staff, cosy and clean...More

    Thank TomHill44
    Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 28 June 2017

    Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your kind words and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us!! We are looking forward to see you again Warm regards Anja

    Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

    We reserved a room w/ shared bathroom for New Year's Eve as we thought that the ambiance for a backpacker hostel would be great. We ended up being alone in the hostel so not much of a party ;) Anyhow, the hostel is pretty basic,...More

    Thank GLmay
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    • Price range
    • USD 17 - USD 29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • South Africa >
    • Mpumalanga >
    • Hazyview
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    mimivanzyl
    14 May 2015|
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    Response from anjab7266 | Property representative |
    Hi Mimi Skies die laat terugvoering. Ek weet ons het ook intussen telefonies gepraat. Soos belowe, ons hou die kamer net vir julle:) Sien uit vir jul kuiertjie hier by ons! Groete Dennis
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    "Choose a room outside the main building for better value"
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    "Ask for a dormitory or singe, depending on budget. They even have a camp site"
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    "Our room were outside - 8 bed dorm with private toilet and basin in our room."
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    "We camped so didn't stay in the rooms, but they looked clean and well-kept (a thousand times better than..."
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