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Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel

11/2 Moo 3, Koh Tao 84360 Thailand
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#5 of 54 hostels in Koh Tao
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Free parking
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Soph wrote a review May 2020
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I ordered here for Takeaway and can’t describe how amazing it was😍 I ordered the pesto mushrooms, garlic flat bread and the Thai green aubergine babaganoush and the babaganoush was honestly one of the best things I’ve ever tasted in my life, everything was seasoned to perfection the textures were lovely and the staff are extremely friendly when communicating my order, will definitely come again and I’m quite sad I will not try again once leaving koh tao.
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Date of stay: May 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Mason M wrote a review Dec 2019
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam12 contributions13 helpful votes
Not to mention the pool table, tasty vegan restaurant, beautiful dogs and friendly staff. I was lucky to get 30-50% off through tripadvisor>agoda and to meet some other delightful guests. There's good WiFi, hot water, free drinking water, hammocks and beanbags. I planned to stay at the island for 5 nights and had booked two here. As soon as arrived I booked the remaining three and I don't regret it.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Mariajo A wrote a review Oct 2019
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I just went to Koh Tao for 2 nights, and I am very pleased to choose Gecko Hostel, it is a new experience sleeping into boxes ;-), It is very clean and people is very friendly, they are willing to help always giving you their best advise. I have close contact with one of the recepcionist (Nim Manager) and all her recommendations very very helpful, she offered kingly to drop me off to the pier to get the ferry tomorrow! So I am sooo happy! Thanks a lot for all your help!!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Alysha A wrote a review Sept 2019
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Wow! Came here twice in one day and will come back tomorrow for breakfast! Beautiful, flavoursome, healthy and DELICIOUS FOOD for super reasonable prices. My new favourite place to eat. Staff are gorgeous and the puppies are so cute! Come visit and support these guys can COOK! Super reasonable prices too (:
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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nataliesegal wrote a review Aug 2019
West Palm Beach, Florida6 contributions1 helpful vote
A definite home away from home. I have been backpacking around north Thailand for 2 1/2 weeks & finally made it south to Koh Tao. We found Gecko Republic through hostel world and it was the greatest hostel decision we’ve made in all of Thailand so far. John the owner & his whole staff were extremely on point with all services. The kitchen/lobby area always smelt INCREDIBLE, once we tried the food we realized why! So delicious. There is a chill common area with hammocks, a guitar & a place to hang your laundry. VERY clean bathrooms & rooms. Perfect AC & comfortable beds. I actually felt at home. The price is so amazing for the comfort you get here. So grateful for this hostel.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Emiliano R wrote a review Aug 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We are in holidays here in Koh Tao, an Amazing Island close to Samui. Here You can find Vegan food, High quality, friendly people. We had a beautiful experience here. We loved a puppy of Gecko republic, the mascotte of the Place! 😁
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tegan R wrote a review Aug 2019
St Peters, Australia2 contributions
We weren’t staying at Gecko Republic but stumbled upon this gem for dinner one night, and this was hands down the best food we had on the island! Amazing space, amazing food and beautiful people. Thank you x
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Date of stay: August 2019
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katemcnally wrote a review Aug 2019
County Dublin, Ireland35 contributions27 helpful votes
Very chilled out hostel. Beds are private and comfortable. An actual duvet and two plush pillows were a real treat. Lockers were well designed with a socket in them so you can charge your things while out. Common area is super relaxing with hammocks and bean bags. Showers are spacious and kitted out with shampoo and shower gel for communal use. Food in restaurant is really good. Not the most central but close to a nice beach and good restaurants.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Sophie wrote a review Jul 2019
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John, thank you so much, Gecko jungle Republic was such a dream to stay in! The comfortable beds, delicious food, eco outlook, friendly staff, gorgeous puppies and the showers make it one of the best hostels I've stayed in. It was so lovely to receive such a warm welcome from John, who is always so smiley and friendly, as well as to get all of his fab reccomendations. We ended up extending for 3 more nights in Koh Tao because we loved it so much! Will definitely be coming back.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Florence BC wrote a review Jul 2019
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This is one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in on all my backpacking travels. Not only was it comfortable and provided me with everything I could possibly need, such as usb and plug sockets, in the beds accompanied with a privacy curtain, but also in the lockers and at all convenient places. The bathrooms were very clean and also provided eco friendly, organic shampoo and soap as well as amazing rain showers. Additionally, the food is healthy and vegan, but also incredibly delicious, I definitely recommend the coconut french toast. However, the best thing by far was John, the owner, as he was extremely welcoming and accomodating by providing us with a numerous amount of great recommendations, including cheap good food places, for people on a budget and also safe diving schools and motorbike rentals, as well as good hiking, sunset views and beaches to visit. Furthermore, adding extra nights was very easy and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. An added bonus was the adorable dogs and puppies which made leaving difficult.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Koh Tao Leisure Park (0.4 miles), Good Vibe Bar (0.5 miles), and Aow Leuk Bay (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tree House Cafe Koh Tao, The French Market, and The Hacienda Bar & Grill , Koh Tao.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gecko Republic Jungle Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Thai, and Burmese.