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Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean rooms....hot showers....cold beer and loads of shuttles to and from town and the airport. Price is right too! Super friendly staff that gave amazing tour information. Pool was a bit green but still perfect to cool off on the jot days

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Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I fully recommend this place. Stayed there twice. Once in a dorm, one in a private room. Both were clean, same were the bathrooms. Location is very open with a pool to cool down. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Too, they offer free...More

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Loved the laid-back casual vibe of this place. The front desk staff was super helpful and was able to help me book a few things to do in the area, like a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and a last minute trip out...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 30 November 2017

For the price you pay, I guess it's okay. You have to take a shuttle to the "downtown" area , aka esplanade where the boats/shops/attractions are, so that was a bit inconvenient. Also the rooms could use some improving. Very minimalistic. No guardrails for the...More

Thank vlee2017
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Calypso Backpackers is a great place to stay, the staff are so friendly and helpful, it is clean and has a laid back vibe and there is some form of entertainment most evenings. I’d definitely stay again.

Thank LucyHind82
Response from DaveWarwick-DM, Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 14 December 2017

Hi LucyHind82 We`re very happy that you found our hostel a great place to stay! See you next time =-) Dave & The Calypso Crew...

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US$18 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The single room I had was nowhere as big as the one advertised but was tidy and well cleaned"
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"Only seven bucks more each for a couple to stay in a private room! Such a deal"
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"Its about the pool !!!"
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"4 bed dorm rooms which we stayed in first were nicer and in better location within the hostel than the 6 bed..."
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