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    Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

    5 - 9 Digger St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good33%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “every hour” (29 reviews)
    “awesome bar” (4 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

    I was in cairns for the weekend and stayed here ! Had a great stay , everyone is so nice and picked me up and dropped me off at the airport for free. They are so helpful and my single room was just what I...More

    Thank LisaJ002
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 22 May 2016

    Hi LisaJ002 Thank you for leaving us a review. I`m glad you enjoyed your weekend here! We would love to have you stay with us again anytime!! All the best AxelG & The Calypso Crew...

    Reviewed 17 May 2016

    We had a great stay at Calypso, starting with free pick up from the airport. Located a short walk along the esplanade to town or they provide free shuttle service too. The Hostel was clean and tidy air conditioned with really comfortable beds. The staff...More

    Thank Zeena c
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 19 May 2016

    Hi Zeena c Thank you for leaving us such a great review! It is good you found the hotel clean and tidy, I shall pass this on to our housekeeping staff. The fun, casual atmosphere is one of my favourite things about Calypso! Thanks again...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2016

    Nothing else to say than nice place, bar, staff and people there. Everybody was really friendly and I spend a good time. Always going out with everybody, I've met awesome people even if I was traveling by myself, definitely go there !

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    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 19 May 2016

    Hi gamonet_lisa We appreciate you leaving us a great review. It makes me happy to read that you met awesome people here and you recommend people to come! Hopefully we will see you again. Take Care! AxelG & The Calypso Crew...

    Reviewed 8 May 2016

    Great place to stay if you want a bit of atmosphere, they have trivia nights and live music and for the time I was there it felt like there was always something going on, the staff are also friendly and nothing was a problem

    Thank Matthewbeachhouse
    Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

    Spent two nights here on the return leg of my trip. After staying in a resort in Palm Cove I was worried what I'd face!! However, I was amazed at how much I liked staying at the Calypso. The facilities are great. Pool, bar, two...More

    Thank Sophie D
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 19 May 2016

    Hi Sophie D, Thank you for leaving us a review. I`m very happy that you liked Calypso so much! We will be looking forward to you staying with us again! All the Best AxelG & The Calypso Crew...

    Travellers Oasis Backpackers
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 18 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 50
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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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