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Gecko's Rest

Hostel | 34 Sydney St, Queensland, Mackay, Australia 4740

67.2% Overall Rating

30 out of 47 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/10/2014)

"There are no bunk beds in the dorm and the room was pretty big. The kitchen is huge too and is decorated very nicely with flowers and herbs. Staff helped me to rent a car, very helpful. Rooftop deck is great for having…"

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Facilities

  • 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
  • Fax
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Mackay?

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Overview

*** City Centre Location *** Close to Greyhound Bus Stop *** Affordable Weekly Rates ***

Gecko's Rest Budget & Backpacker Accommodation is a family owned hostel, situated in Mackay's urban city centre, close to all amenities e.g. bus stop, Caneland Shopping Centre, busy cafes and restaurants, Mackay's nightlife and Bluewater Lagoon.

*Free linen & bath towels & DVD hire
*Free luggage storage & job board
*Free travel information/brochures/flyers
*Air-conditioning in every room
*Big rooftop deck with smoking area and WIFI
*Internet Café with print/fax facilities Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! 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

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! 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

Budget Triple (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Budget 4 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Single (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 (no bunks), single, double, twin or private triple rooms on offer. All of our facilities are clean & comfortable. Please note that some of our rooms do not have windows but indirect daylight through the ceiling and air-con.

Mackay and the Mackay region has got a lot to offer. Why not chill out by the Bluewater Lagoon (free entry), take a scenic walk along the Pioneer River or take the bus to the idyllic Northern Beaches.
Rent a car or go on a tour to the Eungella National Park and Finch Hatton Gorge to spot the shy platypus, go on a walk through the rainforest and swim in waterfalls. Visit the Cape Hillsborough National Park with it's great walking trails, impressive lookouts and kangaroos on the beach. Book a daytrip to beautiful Keswick Island and do some snorkelling, hire a buggy or just relax on the beach.

Accommodation Information

Reception operates between the hours of 8am & 9pm. Please call us if you arrive outside business hours.

*Free personal cutlery & crockery available from reception
*Free linen & towels
*Free storage & safe deposit
*Free DVD hire & games
*Free iron & ironing board

*Fully equipped kitchen (all pots & pans provided) in working order
*Laundry room with coin-operated washers & dryers
*Lounge room with comfy sofas
*Roof deck with BBQ and smoking area
*TV/ Games room
*Internet café & fax facilities
*Job board which gets updated on a daily basis

Weekly rates:
*Private double or twin room $300 per week/room
*Bed in dorm room (female or male) $145 per week/person
*Private single $220 per week

Location Information

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 and Orchid House, 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.

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