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    Gecko Lodge

    146 Michell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$34
    Darwin City Bed and Breakfast
    46 reviews
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    Overview

    • Excellent5%
    • Very good11%
    • Average29%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible47%
    29 Oct 2016
    “Bit of a walk, but worth it!”
    1 Oct 2016
    “Avoid it”
    Darwin City Bed and Breakfast
    46 reviews
    #1 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Darwin
     
    Chilli's Backpackers
    206 reviews
    #33 of 48 Speciality lodging in Darwin
     
    Dingo Moon Lodge
    128 reviews
    #30 of 48 Speciality lodging in Darwin
     
    Youth Shack Backpackers
    277 reviews
    #31 of 48 Speciality lodging in Darwin
     
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    Reviewed 12 June 2009

    I booked this hostel without reading the reviews first - what a mistake. Room was okay - beds were comfortable and safe. Had a TV and small fridge. Outside our door, however, was the communal area with loud, noisy, drunken backpackers who kept us up...More

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    Reviewed 3 April 2009

    We stayed here for 3 nights in August. When I checked in they tried to charge a higher rate than what I had booked at. We had a private room with a TV and small fridge. The room could have used some vacuuming and the...More

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    Reviewed 13 July 2008

    Gecko lodge was an expensive, dirty, loud, dingy, crowded run down dump! We had a private room with shared bathroom facilities opposite our room. The toilet cistern was broken so we heard a gushing of water all night long! We complained about it on the...More

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    Reviewed 11 May 2008

    DON'T EVEN GO HERE! Arrived a 2am and found an envelope with a key on the outside of reception (well 2 keys for different rooms???) Went to the 1st room and saw that the kichen was filthy with food all over the floor and left...More

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    Reviewed 15 March 2008

    The advise for this hostel in our guidebook was that it was quite and with a pleasant backyard. After seeing the noisy and nightlife infatuated hostels in the middle of the town, probably this quieteness was quite valuable. The hostel is a little bit out...More

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    Darwin City Bed and Breakfast
    46 reviews
    #1 of 17 B&Bs / Inns in Darwin
     
    Chilli's Backpackers
    206 reviews
    #33 of 48 Speciality lodging in Darwin
     
    Dingo Moon Lodge
    128 reviews
    #30 of 48 Speciality lodging in Darwin
     
    Youth Shack Backpackers
    277 reviews
    #31 of 48 Speciality lodging in Darwin
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
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    Room Tips
    "Girl traveling on their own - book the girls dorm."
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    "Upstairs double room at front O.K."
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