Hostel | 34 Sydney St, Queensland, Mackay, Australia 4740
27 out of 42 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (19/02/2013)
Cheryl McEllligott thinks…
"Close to centre of town Cheapest price in town New clean sheets Comfortable bed Plenty of hot water Personal containers of clean kitchen utensils - great idea."Read all Gecko's Rest reviews
- Air Conditioning
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Games room
- Lounge area
- Pool table(s)
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Washing machines
- Reception (limited hours)
- BBQ area
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- Internet café
- Outside area
- Television room
- Luggage Room
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT 9PM IS THE LATEST CHECK-IN TIME. Anytime after this you may not be able to check-in and you will be charged as a no-show.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00
Group of 15 or more traveling to Mackay?Contact us directly
- Finch Hatton Gorge/Eungella National Park on Thursday 24/04/2014:
Contact us or Reeforest Adventure Tours on 1800 500 353
- Keswick Island Tours on weekends: Please contact Megaforce Charters (book in advance/ minimum 6 people). Departing Mackay Marina. Read more
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
Twin (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
Double (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
About Gecko's Rest
Gecko's Rest backpackers has got a variety of spacious rooms which can sleep up to 48 people. Choose from one of our dorm, single, double or twin rooms on offer. All of our facilities are clean & comfortable and we are fully compliant with all fire safety regulations for your safety and our peace of mind.
Every room has air-conditioning and a fridge, storage space for each bed, linen & towels provided.
Please note that some of our rooms do not have windows but indirect daylight through the ceiling.
Why not chill out by the Blue water Lagoon, take a scenic walk along the Pioneer River or go on a tour to Eungella, Finch Hatton or Keswick Island.
- Eungella/ Finch Hatton Gorge/ Broken River (rainforest, platypus, waterfall):
Please book with Reeforest Adventure Tours in advance.
- Keswick Island (snorkelling/ kayaks/ buggy hire/ whale watching):
Please book with Megaforce Charters in advance.
Please note that the Jungle Johno Eco Tour is no longer operating.
Reception operates between the hours of 8am & 9pm.
Please be aware that 9pm is the latest check-in time. Anytime after 9pm, you may not be able to check-in.
-Fully equipped kitchen (all pots & pans provided) in working order
-Free personal cutlery & crockery available from reception
-Laundry room with washers & dryers
-Iron & ironing board available
-Roof deck with BBQ
-TV/ Games room with pool table
-Linen & towels supplied free of charge
-Internet café & fax facilities (Please note: We do not have WIFI.)
-Free storage & safe deposit
Long term rates:
Double/ twin $340 per week/room
Dorm (female or male) $165 per week/person
Single $220 per week
Please contact us directly, if you would like to stay long term.
Gecko's Rest is located on Sydney Street, three doors down from Kate O'Reilly's Irish Pub. We are 10 minutes walk from the Greyhound/ Premierbus bus stop (corner Victoria/ Tennyson ST).
We are close to Mackay's attractions: Bluewater Trail, Bluewater Lagoon, Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre, Mackay City Library, Artspace Centre, Queens Park, Heritage & Art Deco walks, Memorial Swim Centre and Bluewater Quay.
All other attractions, Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, Marina/ Harbour, inner city beaches, are easily accessible by bus.