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Gecko's Rest Budget Accommodation & Backpackers Hostel

34 Sydney Street, Mackay, Australia

67% Overall Rating 16 out of 29 customers would recommend this property based on 29 reviews

Atmosphere 58%

Cleanliness 62%

Facilities 61%

Location 85%

Safety 72%

Staff 69%

Value 64%

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  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

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.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 13:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Mackay?

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Map and Directions


If coming from the bus station: Head down Victoria Street towards the roundabout, you will come to the Palace Hotel on the corner and next door to that is Kate O'Reilly's Irish Bar. We are 3 doors down from them. Next to us is a dentist, 1300 Smiles.

If driving into town: follow the signs to the city, once on Gordon St, turn left onto Sydney St, head down 1 block and we are 4 shops from the Palace Hotel.

Airport 6km
Train station 6km
There is no public transport available to the airport/ train station.

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