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About Gecko Inn

Gecko Inn is located in the city of Umhlatuze, Richards Bay, in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal. The true gateway to the most prestigious game parks, game lodges and sanctuaries in Zululand. We offer you luxury accommodation in a secure, warm environment. We strive to provide you with the best possible service whether you are staying for one night or longer, rest assured that Gecko Inn will provide for your every need.Richards Bay has excellent recreational facilities and visitors can enjoy art galleries, fishing, beach combing, bird watching, surfing, swimming, canoeing as well as some wonderful drives in and around Richards Bay. We are located less than 1 kilometers from the biggest Private Netcare Hospital in Zululand and the New Cancer Treatment Facility.Enjoy the best of both worlds - the Indian Ocean with its beautiful beaches and the bushland where the Big 5 roam.

Conference Venues: Full or half day conferencing facilities available which includes the use of standard conference equipment, plus your coffees/teas, wonderful food, friendly hospitality and first-class service. Total of 20 guests boardroom style.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 21 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 61
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.


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  • 7 night min stay (check-in between 12 Jan 2017 and 31 Dec 2017)

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Reviews for Gecko Inn

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Nadia du Preez, South Africa
29 September 2014

When I recently visited the inn My expectations of the place was exceeded! This is a beautiful place, but still needs a few improvements. Upon our arrival the staff were lounging about in the dining room/entrance, the receptionist was not very friendly with his greeting. The bedroom was stunning but there was no bath mat available, the coffee station seemed to be used and there was only one coffee cup available for my partner and I and the aircon leaked straight onto my head whilst I was sleeping (not pleasant at all!!). The food was also good but took an hour to arrive (only order a burger...
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Hlengiwe Sabela , South Africa
03 January 2012

We had a lovely stay at Gecko Inn, it's a very nice place for the whole family.

Gecko Inn Map

Gecko Inn is 3.3km from the centre of Richards Bay , the nearest airport 86.1km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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