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Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

Expedia.comUS$32*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Interlaken, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, very well located - not far from town, near by the Esplanade ! Guys from hostel offer pick up from town as well. Atmosphere in hostel is very easy ... cool parties as well, easy to meet pretty cool locals as well... miss that place :)

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DaveWarwick-DM, Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi bunia113 It`s awesome that you miss Calypso! Fingers crossed that you get to visit us again. It`s nice to read that you liked the atmosphere and the free shuttle service! Hopefully we get to see you here soon. Safe Travels! Dave W & The Calypso Crew...

wales
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty ace with pool table, bar, pool, ATM, WiFi and a huge selection of leaflets. The staff seemed really nice and give free pick up from the air port and free shuttles into town (although I recommend walking along the esplanade into town it's lovely)

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Ectric, We appreciate you leaving us a review. You`re always welcome to stay with us anytime! Take care! Dave W & The Calypso Crew...

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is really helpful to book activities, there is free shuttle to the airport and to get to town. There is entertainment pretty much every nights. Good place to met people if you are a solo traveler :)

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi coconutsale, Thank you for leaving us a review! It`s great to read that the staff were helpful and you found Calypso a great place to meet people. Hopefully you get the chance to visit us again! All the best Axel G & The Calypso Crew...

Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: - shuttle bus to town and airport - had a bed - Sam at the travel desk was very helpful - wifi Cons: - big dogs jumping in pool so there was clumps of dog hair floating everywhere. Ew. - no one worth while talking to at front desk besides Sam - sometimes was impossible to even get to...

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kegr123, Thank you for leaving us a review. Your feedback is very important to us as it helps us make changes to improve for the future. It`s a shame that you were disappointed with the hostel. The dog`s you mention were brought in by a friend of some of our staff, we have asked them to not bring dogs...

Laughlin, Nevada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is truly the greatest. There's a bus that picks you up from the airport. The bus also takes you to and from town every hour. It's only a 20 minute walk, but getting a ride sometimes was such a treat. The staff is TOP NOTCH (starting with the guy that hooked us up with our pickup at the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Very helpful staff, who were there to check us in after hours. There is a great atmosphere all day and night, it's a very clean hostel, a bus that regularly brings you to town at no charge and it's not far from the airport. No problems at all, so I'd definitely go back.

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi ballindine Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! It`s awesome to read that you would definitely stay with us again! We hope you do! All the best Axel G & The Calypso Crew...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for four nights in March. Upon first arrival, staff very friendly and informative (Martin really nice). We stayed in a private rooms which was clean and comfortable. Toilets and showers a short walk from the room. The common area was large with plenty of tables, chairs and sofas to relax with a good wifi...

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sarah W We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. It is great to read that you would recommend us to other backpackers. Please stop in next time you`re in Cairns. Take Care! Axel G & The Calypso Crew...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great hostel as a gateway to the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef. I upgraded to a private room on arrival. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. The free shuttle in to town and back, and the free airport shuttle is a great addition to the hostel. The room was comfortable as was the bed.

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi ceb87 Thank you so much for leaving us a review. Hopefully we get to see you again! All the best Axel G & The Calypso Crew...

Brisbane
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The rooms were clean, safe, and comfortable. The people at the desk helped us everyday with planning our trip, booking tours, helping with transportation, and dinner recommendations. The hostel had a very friendly and relaxed vibe, easy to meet people, and fun to hang out. Would absolutely go back next time in Cairns.

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AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi francis302 Thank you for leaving us a review! It`s great to read that you would come and stay again! Hopefully we will see you then!! Axel G & The Calypso Crew

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This hostel is far from the centre of Cairns but it does offer a shuttle every hour. There's also a free shuttle to the airport. I stayed at calypso for a week and slept well every night. The staff are really nice and helpful, the kitchen is clean, with one kitchen open 24 hours, great if you have the drunken...

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Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! It`s great to read. We love to read and see how we can improve our facilities to suit everybody. We have now added FREE WIFI across the whole property, no charges at all for WiFi!! Hopefully this will help if you ever get to visit us again! All...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It’s a tropical paradise mon! Come soak up the chilled global vibe at Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort, Cairns’ coolest crashpad. Any more relaxed we’d be horizontal! Swaying palms, smooth tunes and swinging hammocks, that’s the Calypso way. Chill poolside with new friends in the Queensland sunshine by day then check out free nightly entertainment at Zanzibar Bar & Grill, our friendly hostel pub. When the taste buds bite, enjoy a pool-side breakfast or Aussie BBQ dinner at Zanzibar, or whip up your own masterpiece in our great communal kitchen. The Calypso crew are here for you and we know our stuff. Between us all there’s over 65 years of hostel and travel know-how so you’re in expert hands from the moment you arrive. We go the extra mile to make you smile, with a free tour booking service, free return transfers to the airport, bus station and central Cairns and WiFi now available in all rooms. Come catch some Calypso chill vibe when you pass through Cairns! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

Address: 5 - 9 Digger St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $22 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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