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Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“every hour”(28 reviews)
“awesome bar”(4 reviews)
“free shuttle”(18 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Poolside Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best hostels I’ve stayed at! Calypso has a warm, welcoming family-vibe between both staff and guests. A great place to chill and relax during the day, and to party & socialize in the evenings. Everyone takes care of each other. Free shuttle...More

Thank Henry E
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to stay! Free breakfast, free bbq on Saturday's, super friendly staff that were very welcoming and clean rooms. Wifi is fast and bathrooms with hot water. Had an absolute blast here highly recommended!

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Between the time we booked and when we arrived, the business changed ownership. We got to the Cairns airport, called for the free shuttle, and were told it doesn't run since the change on ownership. Great start. The rooms are the most basic of basic,...More

Thank WindowSeatWorld
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best hostels I’ve stayed at in Australia! There’s fast wifi throughout the hostel, a pool, free breakfast (with fruit!!!!!), and cool events. I stayed on a Tuesday and there was an open mic night. The staff is exceptionally friendly and more than...More

Thank bmedina139
Reviewed 16 June 2018

It may not be closest to town but it was definitely the best hostel to explore Cairns from. Great parties including a bi-weekly Sunday pool party where they involve all 4 Mad Monkey hostels! With the shuttle in to town dropping you off and picking...More

Thank Koen S
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
USD 13 - USD 44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 13 - USD 44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (46)
Pool & Beach (21)
Room & Suite (12)
Dining (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Pick a room away from the bar and on the second floor."
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"Poolside rooms ready to be in the action!"
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"speak to the staff they were super helpful!!"
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"Most of the rooms are the same. They are all good."
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