Gecko's Rest Budget & Backpacker Accommodation is a family owned and operated budget accommodation provider, situated in the heart of Mackay (CBD), close to transport (Greyhound/ Premierbus), shops, cafés, restaurants, movie theatre, pubs, nightlife of Mackay, Bluewater Lagoon, Bluewater Trail and Artspace Centre. Free linen, towels and DVD hire.



Gecko's Rest offers a variety of spacious rooms which can sleep up to 48 people. Choose from one of our dorm, single, double, twin or triple rooms on offer. 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. Every room has air-conditioning and a fridge, storage space for each bed, linen & towels provided.



 Why stay at Gecko’s Rest?

  1. Warm, relaxed & safe atmosphere
  2. Clean inviting facilities
  3. Single beds (no bunks) in dorm rooms
  4.  Job board and information on attractions and tours
  5. Friendly helpful service
  6. Great location (e.g. close to Greyhound bus stop, Post Office and Coles)
  7. Unbeatable short and long term rates