Calypso Backpackers Hotel - Cairns

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Calypso Backpackers Hotel is a 2-star property only 1100 meters from The Cairns Civic Theater. Calypso Backpackers Hotel has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1996.

The hotel is about 300 meters from Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon and Cairns Historical Society Museum. This property is about 5 km away from the center of Cairns.

Calypso Backpackers Hotel is within a 5-minute drive to Cairns airport.

Rooms

Guests at Calypso Backpackers Hotel are accommodated in rooms with individual climate control, a personal safe, free wireless internet, an iron with ironing board and a minibar.

Eat & Drink

Cock & Bull treats guests with Turkish meals and is about 100 meters away.

Services

Bicycles and cars are available for rent on site.

Relax

The on-site entertainment features live music and live performances. Calypso Backpackers Hotel offers sports activities including snorkeling, sailing and diving.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   54.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Fishing

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

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

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

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City Center
  • Cairns
    2.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Cairns Central Station
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Cock & Bull
    300 ft
  • Mecca Bah (cuisine: Turkish)
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
    4900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    54

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Calypso Backpackers photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Twin No Ensuite

Calypso Backpackers photos Room
Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Wake up service
Standard Ensuite Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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Room Description:

Double room

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Deep Sea Divers Den4000 ft

Popular areas

  • Cairns Rainforest Dome1.2 mi

Train stations

Convention centers

  • Cairns Convention Centre1.1 mi

Amusement

  • Lagoon4300 ft

Museums

  • The Cairns Museum5000 ft

Parks

  • Cairns Flecker Botanic Gardens1.4 mi

Theaters

  • The Cairns Civic Theater3300 ft
  • The Center of Contemporary Arts3700 ft

Galleries

  • Cairns Regional Gallery5000 ft

Public parking

  • Cairns Base Hospital700 ft

Local attractions

  • Cairns Regional Gallery1.0 mi
    Cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns
  • Cairns Harbour Cruises1.1 mi
    Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens2.0 mi
    132 Woodward Street, Cairns
  • Cairns Botanical Gardens1.1 mi
    1 Collins Ave
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens1.5 mi
    64 Collins Ave, Cairns

Near the hotel

  • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon4900 ft
    Cairns Esplanade, Cairns

    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

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 21 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 Hotel - Cairns Cairns location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    5-9 Digger Street, Cairns, Australia, 4870

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Cairns
      2.9 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Cairns Central Station
      1.1 mi
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Restaurants
    • Cock & Bull
      300 ft
    • Mecca Bah (cuisine: Turkish)
      500 ft
    Beaches
    • Cairns Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
      4900 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

    Use Badge