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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)
    “free bus” (10 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
    Multilingual Staff
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    Free Parking
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 March 2016

    My friends and I only had a couple of days in Cairns but we had a lot of fun staying here. Our room and facilities were all clean and tidy. We made use of the free shuttles to get in to town and to the...More

    1  Thank Sarah L
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 11 April 2016

    Hi Sarah L Thank you for leaving us a review! It sounds like you enjoyed your stay here! It`s always good to receive a nice review like this!! Please have fun on the rest of your travels!! All the best AxelG & The Calypso Crew...

    Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

    It sure is nice if you are a party animal, but if you want to catch a good nights sleep, you're better of choosing another hostel. My single room was right next to the bathroom and people kept taking showers, were singing and blasting music...More

    Thank johannakiwi
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 11 April 2016

    Hi Johannakiwi Thank you for leaving us a review! I`m sorry you didn`t manage a good nights sleep! We have a night manager who is supposed to stop any noise at night. We have spoken to our night manager about being more vigilant at keeping...More

    Reviewed 7 March 2016

    The hostel is nice enough, rooms are about as basic as you can get unfortunately but they'll do for the price that you pay. It is a little out of town but they run a hourly shuttle into town which is helpful! There are better...More

    Thank Koreynolds
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 10 April 2016

    Hi Koreynolds, Thank you for leaving us a review! We appreciate all the feedback we can get. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels! All the best AxelG & the Calypso Crew...

    Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

    amazing experience and instantly felt welcomed into the place as if I was family, I want to particularly mention Sam (manager), Zac Sanders,Andreas Sorrentino and the bar manager Amy Nelson (Agua Amy) it was fun day and night I highly recommend it to all. I...More

    Thank Phil P
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 22 March 2016

    Hi Phil P Thank you for leaving us a review! It`s good that you would recommend us and it`s great that the staff helped you enjoy your stay! All the best AxelG & The Calypso Crew...

    Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

    This hostel is different to other hostels. The design makes it exciting and makes it look more interesting. On arrival, we were welcomed by a lady called Rachel who was really welcoming and went through everything we needed to know and kindly showed us to...More

    2  Thank beth1182
    Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded 22 March 2016

    Hi Beth1182 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I`m glad that you like the hostel layout and design, it definitely adds character to the hostel. It sounds like you enjoyed all the entertainment and facilities offered here which is great...More

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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
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    • Pool
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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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