1.4 miles from Finch Bay Beach in Cooktown, Gecko Guest House provides accommodations with access to a hot tub. There's a private entrance at the guest house for the convenience of those who stay. The guest house features rooms with air conditioning, free private parking, and free Wifi. The guest house offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hair dryer, free toiletries, and walk-in shower. Every room is fitted with a kettle, while some have a balcony. At the guest house, every unit is fitted with bed linen and towels. For those times when you'd rather not eat out, you can cook on the barbecue. Guests can also relax in the garden, next to the outdoor swimming pool, on the sun terrace, or in the shared lounge area. The nearest airport is Cooktown, 6.8 miles from Gecko Guest House, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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High score for Cooktown
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  • Oriman
    Germany Germany
    The room was comfi and clean with a huge shower. the hosts were very friendly and provided much information. we had a great time, thanks!
  • Keith
    Australia Australia
    Clean and well laid out. Host's were nice people. That makes a difference in my opinion.
  • Jin
    Australia Australia
    Couple gave me lifts to Grassy Hill Lookout & Botanical Gardens. Gave me tips what to do. Very friendly & helpful. Spotless clean

Hosted by Diana and Andrew

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Diana and Andrew
Gecko Guest House is a unique boutique style guest house with modern amenities set in beautiful tropical gardens. The hosts live on-site and greet their guests on arrival and have extensive knowledge of the local area that they enjoy sharing with their guests. Gecko Guest House has three guest rooms available with queen size beds and private bathrooms. Two rooms have a balcony overlooking the pool and the third room is located on the same level as the communal kitchen/BBQ area. Each room has air-conditioning, ceiling fans, TV, fridge, tea and coffee making facilities. The communal guest area has a large kitchen/BBQ area fully equipped for guest’s usage during their stay. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool or relax in the spa. Free Wi-Fi is available and secure off street parking is provided.
Language spoken: English

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Amenities of Gecko Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Private check-in/out
    • Laundry
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Private entrance
    • Fan
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Open all year
    • All ages welcome
    • Saltwater pool
    • Plunge pool
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Fenced pool
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Property practice

    This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

    House rules
    Gecko Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!

    From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction
    The minimum age for check-in is 18
    Pets are not allowed.
    Payments by Booking.com
    Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.
    Smoking is not allowed.
    Quiet hours
    Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Gecko Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 07:00:00.

    FAQs about Gecko Guest House

    • Gecko Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Fishing
      • Swimming pool

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at Gecko Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Gecko Guest House on this page.

    • Check-in at Gecko Guest House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Gecko Guest House is 2,300 feet from the center of Cooktown. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Gecko Guest House include:

      • Double