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R536 Sabie Road Road To Sabie, Hazyview 1242 South Africa
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#9 of 55 Speciality lodging in Hazyview
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Gecko Lodge is situated 3 Km from Hazyview in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on a 35ha Farm with Sabie River Frontage. It is the ideal base from which to explore the Kruger National Park (12km from Phabeni Gate) and the Lowveld Panorama Route including Blyde River Canyon (89km), God's Window (50km) and Pilgrim's Rest (54km) This family run and managed lodge has its emphasis on tranquillity, comfort, quality service and good food. Gecko Lodge offers the guest an escape from modern urban living. The managers are Gideon Barnard Jnr and Tammy Nel who look after the Lodge and the Guests on a day to day basis. Anja (German) and Gideon Barnard (South African) the owners at Gecko Lodge, offer personal attention and service with a smile in short, "Value for money" With its comfortable rooms and restaurant , Gecko Lodge is suitable for those seeking a romantic getaway, a base for numerous activities from mild to extreme or even for a relaxing family holiday at affordable rates.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Laundry service
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Room features
Interconnected rooms available
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Dutch, German
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Insomnia_W wrote a review Jan 2021
13 contributions10 helpful votes
We were traveling from US and had a quick overnight stop in Hazyview before our drive into Kruger. We were welcomed by Gideon. He was very informative about the local restaurants and provided best strategies on how to visit the panoramic route main stops. He also provided us with a map that we ended up using for Kruger and panoramic route. We met Tammy at breakfast, who was really fun to chat with. She has a lot of inside information and prepared us really well for a rainy day ahead. In fact, her suggestions helped us from having a bad day on the road. Both Gideon and Tammy made our stay extra special. Thanks to you and the staff at Gecko lodge.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from anja Barnard, Owner at Gecko Lodge
Responded 05 Jan 2021
Thank you soo much for your time to write a review and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your Time at Gecko Lodge!! Have a happy and healthy new year and we hope to see you again warm regards The Gecko Lodge Team
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Gerard K wrote a review Mar 2020
Elst, The Netherlands142 contributions14 helpful votes
The Gecko Lodge is a very good place to stay. It is in wood and can be reached by a sand path. The rooms are large and clean. The people are very friendly and helpfull. The food (breakfast and diner) are good.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge
Responded 23 Mar 2020
This is sooo good to hear in this difficult times. we are Happy to hear that you enjoyed Gecko Lodge and we hope we will see you again in the Future. All the best and stay healthy warm regards Anja and the Gecko Team
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BruggeMike wrote a review Nov 2019
Bruges, Belgium9 contributions6 helpful votes
Friendly welcome by the staff. Good food for breakfast and dinner. Nice walk to the river along the orange vines. Nuts falling allnight on the iron roof of the room. No internet in the room. Clean. Good bed.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge
Responded 17 Nov 2019
Dear Mike! Thank you so much for your review! we are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to host you again soon again :-) warm regards The Gecko Team
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Roger H wrote a review Oct 2019
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands64 contributions6 helpful votes
Great lodge with everything you need which is ran by a young and enthusiastic couple. They make you feel at home right away. Food was great also and all of the staff friendly. Only minus point for us (but hey, that's nature) we're some (bull)frogs right outside our cabin competing all night long
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko Lodge
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Dear Roger, Thank you so much for your positive review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed Gecko Lodge. We have spoken to the frogs to be quiet, but unfortunately they don't listen :-) just joking.... we are understand the noise, but in Mating season they can be a bit loud and we are sorry for the inconvenience... but this is nature and We believe much better than noises from a loud city :-) Warm regards The Gecko Team
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Mallesh wrote a review Oct 2019
Bengaluru, India13 contributions4 helpful votes
Good hospitality. Cosy , clean and spacious rooms. Delicious food. Overall it was a memorable stay for us at Gecko. Highly recommend for those who plan for Safari at Kruger. Lodge is at great location and well secured.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gecko Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Gecko Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Elephant Whispers (2.5 km), The Elephant Sanctuary (2.8 km), and Perry's Bridge Reptile Park (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gecko Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Gecko Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Gecko Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gecko Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tanks Bush Pub, Kuka Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, and Pioneer's Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Gecko Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gecko Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Gecko Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Shangana Cultural Village (4.2 km).