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Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“awesome bar”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

I stayed here for a couple of nights and I had a great time, they have events every night to help you meet other backpackers and have fun. They have a well priced bar and all the staff were welcoming and lovely and will help...More

Thank Jessica B
Response from AxelGGeneralManager, General Manager at Calypso Inn Backpackers ResortResponded September 19, 2016

Hi Jessica B, Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. I`m happy to read that you had a great time, and that you would recommend us. Hopefully we get to see you again in the future. Have fun on your travels! AxelG &...More

Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Thank you for having us and also thank you to Dave for recommending us to go north and south of cairns during our trip, the hostel is the cleanest we've stayed in the last 2 years throughout Australia and all the staff are really friendly,...More

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

Hi Jaye E, Our Housekeeping team are very happy to read this review! Cleanest hostel in 2 years! It`s really good that you would recommend us to others travelers and we`re very happy that you had such a good stay with us. Hopefully you get...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016

I loved staying at Calypso Inn, and will definitly use you again another time if I get the chance. Lovely staff, and very good service. Very nice room, and I loved that you do so many activites with the backpackers in the evenings.

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

Hi kristinerl, Thank you for leaving us a review! It`s great to read that you loved it here! We look forward to your next visit. All the best Axel G & The Calypso Crew...

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I had an absolutely amazing time staying here! Friendly staff, convenient bus into town and airport transfers. Loved the atmosphere and evening activities, especially the Aussie BBQ and handling crocs and snakes!! Would highly reccommend for either groups or individual travellers!!More

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

Hi abigailshearer, What a really nice review! Thank you for taking the time to write this, We love to read everything our guests have enjoyed about our hostel! Please enjoy the rest of your travels and be sure to visit us again soon! Thanks again,...More

Reviewed August 24, 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

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

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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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