Hostel | 34 Sydney St, Queensland, Mackay, Australia 4740
26 out of 41 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
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Pool table(s)
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Washing machines
- Reception (limited hours)
- BBQ area
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- 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
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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
Fully equipped kitchen (all pots & pans provided) in working order - personal cutlery & crockery available from reception
Laundry room with washers & dryers - iron & ironing board available
Lounge, Roof deck with BBQ, TV/ Games room with pool table
All rooms are air conditioned
Linen & towels supplied free of charge
Internet access & fax facilities
FREE storage & safe deposit
Tour information provided/ Notice board
- Eungella/ Finch Hatton Gorge/ Broken River (rainforest, platypus, waterfall) -
- Keswick Island (snorkelling/ kayaks/ buggy hire/ whale watching)
- Please note the Jungle Johno Eco Tour is no longer operating.
Gecko's rest is purpose built and family run. We have a variety of roomTV rooms (19 in total) which can sleep up to 48 people. 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!).
Rooms available are:
2 x double rooms
1 x twin single room
1 x mixed 5 bed dorm room
Every room has air-conditioning and a fridge, storage space for each bed, with all linen & towels provided.
Please note that some of our rooms do not have windows but indirect daylight through ceiling.
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.
Budget & Backpacker Accommodation
34 Sydney Street
Mackay QLD 4740
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.