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    Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

    5 - 9 Digger St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good33%
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    • Terrible2%
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    Reviewed December 18, 2015

    Calypso is a nice, quirky hostel for backpackers staying in Cairns. There is a chilled vibe at the hostel and the staff are really friendly and helpful. The rooms are basic but clean and the mattresses on the beds are some of the best we...More

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    Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

    Really liked my stay at Calypso inn. Chilled environment and everyone was very friendly and staff helpful. It's a small hostel so you meet the same people each day which I liked. However, kitchens are also very small. The upstairs kitchen also gets boiling hot...More

    Thank Abi107
    Reviewed December 2, 2015

    I got to stay at Calypso Inn for only one day. I called the night before, telling them that my bus would arrived at 5am and asked if I could check-in at this time. I was expecting a no, as all hostels time for check-in...More

    Thank Roxanne H
    Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

    Great hostel to kick back and chill rooms are bit dated but clean. Two good size kitchens nice pool area. It's bit of walk into town but it nice and quite location. They do free bus runs at good times every few hours which saves...More

    Thank Shauna9191
    Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

    I moved here after spending a night at Global Waterfront hostel, which was absolutely disgusting. Although this hostel is a little out of town (about a 20 min walk), they run a free shuttle every hour throughout the day. The staff here are great -...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Pool
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    • $19 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 50
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    Room Tips
    "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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