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Calypso Backpackers - Cairns

5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870  show map
 2 stars
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Calypso Backpackers - Cairns

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The 2-star business hotel Calypso Backpackers offers a non-smoking accommodation within easy reach of The Cairns Civic Theater, which is about 15 minutes` walk. Calypso Backpackers Hotel opened its doors in 1996.

The hotel is about 1250 meters from Cairns Esplanade. The venue is set within 5 km from Cairns city center.

Cairns Regional Gallery train station lies within a 15-minute walk. Cairns airport is approximately 10 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

Calypso Backpackers Hotel features 54 guestrooms with a mini bar, central heating, a ceiling fan, a safe and an iron with ironing board. They offer bathrooms fitted with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Cock & Bull and Mecca Bah are situated in a shopping area, about 100 meters away of the property.

Services

There are such business facilities as computers, a business centre and a conference room on the premises.

Relax

A night club, a sun deck and an outdoor swimming pool are available for guests' enjoyment. The hotel provides snorkeling, diving and sailing for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Number of rooms:   54.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Scuba diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Billiard tables
  • Darts

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Calypso Backpackers - Cairns Cairns location
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Hotel Address:

5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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Airports
  • Cairns (CNS)
    2.6 mi
  • Mareeba (MRG)
    25.4 mi
Train
  • Cairns Central Station
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Cock & Bull
    300 ft
  • Mecca Bah (cuisine: Turkish)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    54

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Twin Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
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Budget Double Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Bed 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Bed 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Bed 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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    1 person

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    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Bed 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Bed 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room
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    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom

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Local attractions

  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park7.5 mi
    Kamerunga Rd /Western Arterial Rd, Smithfield

    Restaurants nearby

    • Cock & Bull300 ft

      Address: 6 Grove St
      Phone: (07) 4031 1160

      60% likes this, based on 172 reviews

    • Diggers Restaurant500 ft

      Address: 20-24 digger st
      Phone: 0740521120

      64% likes this, based on 24 reviews
      Cuisine: Australian
      Price Range: USD 18 - USD 31

    • Pedro's Pizzeria Italian Restaurant700 ft

      Address: 233 Sheridan Street
      Phone: 61740312241

      68% likes this, based on 7 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

    • Mecca Bah500 ft

      Address: Cairns Marina

      59% likes this, based on 106 reviews
      Cuisine: Turkish

    • Bayleaf Balinese Restaurant1100 ft

      Address: Corner of Lake & Gatton Street
      Phone: 07 40514622

      80% likes this, based on 353 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian
      Price Range: USD 18 - USD 22

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      54

    Hotel Awards

    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairnsCalypso Backpackers

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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    Calypso Backpackers Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Calypso Backpackers

    7.4
    Very goodBased on21 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      5.0

      That they accommodated my request for a room away from the action.

      Slummy, backpacking scene with VERY loud music til the early hours of the morning.

    • Single
      7.8

      Great atmosphere and friendly guests and staff. Thank you for a wonderful few days.

      I would have liked to see recycling bins in the hostel.

    • Couple
      8.2

      the staff were friendly n the bar was reasonable

      a couple of cockroaches but they soon went

    • Couple
      9.6

      Great atmosphere, great people, great staff and pretty much great everything else:)

    • Couple
      7.0

      The shuttle bus to and from the city and the airport is an excellent service. We were very impressed with how frequently it went.

      We realise that backpackers accommodation is likely to have late night music/drinking however, with our room so close to the bar, we were not able to sleep until 1am at the earliest. Alot of people staying would have arranged to go on early tours etc. as we did which meant a very interrupted nights sleep. Such a shame really as the bar area was quite nice. Rooms should not be directly facing it especially within 10 metres!!!

    • Single
      7.8

      the staff are full of energy and helpful in tour booking. Like the free shuttle bus to airport~

    • Single
      9.6

      Very helpful and friendly and funny staff, cleanliness of room and public area, felt comfortable and relax.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      I liked the size of the place, the kitchens were well equiped and the staff were very nice and helpful.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Calypso Backpackers - Cairns Cairns location
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    Hotel Address:

    5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

    Get directions
    Airports
    • Cairns (CNS)
      2.6 mi
    • Mareeba (MRG)
      25.4 mi
    Train
    • Cairns Central Station
      1.1 mi
    Restaurants
    • Cock & Bull
      300 ft
    • Mecca Bah (cuisine: Turkish)
      500 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      54

    Hotel Awards

    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCairnsCalypso Backpackers

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Australia

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