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    Gecko Nature Lodge

    Plot 29 | Pemba North, Tanzania
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          “kervan saray” (51 reviews)
          “dive sites” (27 reviews)
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          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Airport Transportation
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          Multilingual Staff
          Pets Allowed
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Horrible experience! I have been in touch with the previous owners of the place a couple of years back and they had given me a very good package and just been very nice in our correspondence. At that time I unfortunately didn't manage to visit...More

          Thank Elisa U
          Response from MichaelandCecilia, Owner at Gecko Nature Lodge

          sorry for the bad experience you had but i promise you if you had come a year before you would have been horrified. yes we are a work in progress for the better, improving on the past. we invite yu to come back after the...More

          Reviewed 22 March 2017

          A unique adventure. From the instant of my arrival guest manager Katya, a bright young lady from Russia who has travelled the world, quenched my thirst with a fresh lime Caipirinha and treated me like a king. For the rest of the week Katya and...More

          1  Thank Colin S
          Response from MichaelandCecilia, General Manager at Gecko Nature Lodge

          thank you for the great review Colin, looking forward for your next visit and flying through the ocean with you in tow!!! next time I am afraid you will take roots here on paradise island and never leave especially with all the MERMAIDS around!!!! When...More

          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          I had a really lovely weekend diving at Kerevan Seray/Swahili Divers. A couple of things you need to know: The diving is spectacular. I'm only certified for open water so stuck to the less challenging sites, and only did four dives; but holy cow. Best...More

          1  Thank HerbCaudill
          Response from Michael Z, General Manager at Gecko Nature Lodge

          dear Herb we appreciate your positive response and your understanding regarding the construction noise and the transitional period. we have alreadu upgraded 4 rooms and taken care of all doors, windowns eye sore and critters and will continue working diligently to deliver a first class...More

          Reviewed 16 February 2017

          This "hotel" is really the lodgings for the Swahili Divers station, although we stayed there without diving. It lies right on the beach on northwest Pemba, and you pass through a spot of proper rain forest to get here. The rooms are nice although basic...More

          2  Thank Jens M
          Response from MichaelandCecilia, General Manager at Gecko Nature Lodge

          Thank you so much for your positive reviews and your comments will be incorporated in our upgrading plan. we intend to have some rooms with A/C and some with fans only, to cater to all tastes and budget, we are upgrading all the kitchen and...More

          Reviewed 4 February 2017

          Wonderful diving, especially when the tide was incoming. Excellent experienced instructor and the usual good company. Have been coming back here for many years, and will miss Raf and Cisca now they have left Kervan Saray.More

          1  Thank mermaidteacher
          Response from MichaelandCecilia, General Manager at Gecko Nature Lodge

          my wife Cecilia and I welcome you back to the newly upgraded and renovated Kervan Saray and Swahili Divers. the diving is more awesome than ever with new sites being discovered, new dive gear, upgraded rooms, fine cuisine, and coming soon Yoga on the beach!!!...More

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          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Pool
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Spa
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          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Spa
          • Price range
          • US$135 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Pemba Island
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          "Double rooms in huts are the most comfortable, but for the budget sensitive, there are also dorms at very..."
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          "The newest renovated rooms are 2-7 but I prefer room room 11 for its anonymity."
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