Hostel | 34 Sydney St, Queensland, Mackay, Australia 4740
34 out of 52 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (06/03/2015)
Natalie Ainscough thinks…
"the room was large and accomodating and PINK (tv/dvd/aircon/personal set of draws)"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
Gecko's Rest Budget & Backpacker Accommodation is a family owned hostel, situated in Mackay's urban city centre, close to all amenities e.g. Greyhound 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
*Big rooftop deck with smoking area
*Air-conditioning in every room
*Free travel information/brochures/flyers
*Internet Café with print/fax facilities 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
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.
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
*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
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.