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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 24 August 2016

Everything is done to make your trip better. The staff is friendly and welcoming, the rooms are air-conditioned, the pool is perfect (rad memories of night swims), nice events (crocodile handling..), good music, regular shuttles to the city/airport.. A perfect place to stay

1  Thank chiaraloulou2016
Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 8 September 2016

Hi chiaraloulou2016, Thank you for such a nice review! We`re so happy that you found Calypso "A perfect place to stay" We really hope that you can visit us again sometime. All the best Axel G & The Calypso Crew...

Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed in a double room with a friend just for one night before catching our flight. The kitchen and bathrooms were pretty clean, however, we both had hair on our pillow and I could not close the windows so I was a bit cold...More

Thank Emma L
Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 8 September 2016

Hi Emma L, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It`s strange that you had hair on your pillow, I`ve spoken to the housekeeping team as that shouldn`t happen. Blankets we do have available at reception for the colder nights. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week and a half after just booking two nights originally. Fantastic atmosphere every evening! Perfect if you love a night out but also just want to chill out and maybe head to bed early, the balance is perfect! The staff were...More

1  Thank David H
Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 8 September 2016

Hi Dave & Lizzie, We loved having you stay here with us and thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review! We are looking at ideas for some extra entertainment on a Saturday night. Maybe you will have to come back...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

Calypso could not have been a better home base for my recent stay in Cairns. The staff at the hostel were knowledgable, helpful, and were genuinely interested in getting to know and become friends with us. The atmosphere in the hostel was fantastic, a perfect...More

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Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 8 September 2016

Hi bradley_starr0215, We really appreciate you leaving us such an awesome review! It`s always good to hear that people had such a good time with us. We`re glad you made some good friends here and hope to see you again! All the best AxelG &...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

There are lots of amazing things about this place and for the right people it would be an excellent, affordable place to stay. It is located just out of town but they provide a free shuttle bus throughout the day and evening. There is a...More

Thank Michelle S
Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 31 July 2016

Hi Michelle S, Thank you for leaving us a review! Overall it`s very positive which is great. It`s interesting that you say the atmosphere is too young. I think this depends on mainly who happens to be staying here at the time of your visit,...More

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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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