Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

5 - 9 Digger St, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cairns

After the cyclone

A travel blog entry by maudeinchina

Hoy Hoy everyone!
Wow! The last three days were pretty intense...Lots of bus...two days of 12 hours and 1 days of 8 hours...I couldn't wait to arrive in Cairns! …

Cairns Part 3

A travel blog entry by therooneys17

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We are going to take a whole post to talk about this part of the trip as it was unbelievable. We had to get up extra early which was a killer but worth it, you will see why by the end of the post. So we got picked up at half six from Calypso, we picked Carla and Jill up from Gilligan's and set off on the road to Tully Falls. We got to the pub about …

Cairns

A travel blog entry by melbabe121

Had evening flight to cairns. Had an ok flight but was the sick all the next day. so spend day in bed. Better next day and spend day down ay the lagoon which was lovely but got sunburnt! Went to backpackers world travel and organised our travel plan and activities for next 2 weeks. Went to see great barrier reef which was amazing even though we …

Up to tropical Cairns! Hello Sun!

A travel blog entry by robyn.a.agnew

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Well after a three hour flight up north to Cairns, Queensland, we finally have some warm weather in our lives for the first time since last July (On holiday in Malta). We flew with Tiger Airways, grr! We stayed in a tropical hostel called Calypso Inn which had a really good vibe to the place. While there we met some really nice roommates from …

Cairns

A travel blog entry by bazookatie

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A ton has happened in the past few days and I've been too busy to blog about it. So I'm going to try to sum everything up that we did in Cairns. Thursday We left Magnetic Island Thursday morning and headed to Cairns. We stopped at Josephine Falls to go on a short hike. It was really pretty. We made a bunch of other stops to take up the whole day …

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCalypso Inn Backpackers Resort Cairns

    Reviewed by therooneys17

    Calypso

    Reviewed Nov 24, 2013
    by (11 reviews) Chesfield , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Calypso was our least favourite hostel so far. Reception had no air conditioning and was just generally dirty and sweaty. The rooms were poorly air conditioned as it was too cold when it was on and too warm when it was off. The bed also had beg bugs so we got bitten alive. We should of just stayed in Gilligan's. Only a 2 star from us here.

    Ron with Snake
    Cairns, Australia
    Meal of the day
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    Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort
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    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by robyn.a.agnew

    Tropical, friendly and helpful

    Reviewed Sep 5, 2013
    by (26 reviews) West Midlands , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The Calypso Backpackers Inn has been our favourite hostel to date! Firstly they picked us up from the airport on their free shuttle bus (which also takes you to and from town), pleasant staff from start to finish, entertainment on every night ranging from beer pong (but using cups of water) to karaoke and themed nights.
    It was clean hostel with two kitchens, they had a outdoor swimming pool, tourist information available and in a ideal location!

    Evenings entertainment with a bite!
    Cairns, Australia

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by liesie

    Family

    Reviewed Nov 6, 2012
    by (2 reviews) Wales , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    As soon as I arrived I felt like I had become a part of a family. Everyone was friendly and welcoming. The actual hostel is not so bad; clean enough for what you'd expect from a hostel. I think the whole atmosphere of the place really makes up for the rather poor quality of the accommodation. It is a bit of a walk from the main center of Cairns city but that never seemed to be too much of a problem as there is a bus that runs regularly. I enjoyed it very much.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by toltmanns

    Calypso

    Reviewed Mar 12, 2011
    by (1 review) , Germany Flag of Germany

    Best backpackers atmosphere with super friendly staff, lots of excellent facilities and great events!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by ericjon97

    Outside of town, very basic room, bad breakfast

    Reviewed Feb 10, 2011
    by (35 reviews) Woodstock , United States Flag of United States

    The staff were nice, but that was about it. The rooms were not very nice, breakfast was just a piece of toast, nothing more. It isn't in the center of town, so you have to get a ride into town from the shuttle or it's about a 25 minute walk from the lagoon to get back

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by themooners

    Nice and cool

    Reviewed Mar 14, 2006
    by (8 reviews) New Orleans , United States Flag of United States

    Great little place when we stayed there. Check the blog for detail when we were there.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort Cairns

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Traveler Photos Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort Cairns

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    Evenings entertainment with a bite!
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