A good pool scene and a handy setting close to the beach – just a couple of reasons this big, bright hotel wins the vote.
This place is just a 10-minute walk from Salou’s beach, one of the best sandy stretches on the Costa Dorada. It’s in a lively little sea port, with a raft of shops, bars and restaurants on the doorstep.
The Calypso comes with lots of activities. There are 2 main pools for starters. The 10-pin bowling alley wins plaudits on TripAdvisor, too.
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- Lifts: 2 in each building
All Inclusive - Here's what you get
Full Board buffet meals. Vegetarian option. Fortnightly Tex-mex, Indian and Chinese specials. Snacks 11.00-18.00. Afternoon tea 16.00-17.00. Ice-cream 09.00-23.00.
Selected local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, tea and coffee 09.00-23.00.
Sports and Activities
All are included except where indicated.
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Evening entertainment programme
Provided fortnightly the entertainment team put on a programme for all nationalities, with dance shows and a kids' disco.
International buffet restaurant
Buffet restaurant providing a range of dishes such as Mediterranean, Tex-mex, Indian, Chinese, English and vegetarian.
2 outdoor pools
One has a whirlpool and both have a roomy sun terrace with sunbeds and parasols.
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Had 11 days in sept a good hotel entertainment very good in the evening food good room always cleaned everyday drink for A L very good use to pay â¬1 95 extra for double balls wiskey. On down side sun beds stacked in 15 s no one put them out see to your own as two ladies over 60 would of give a tip if someone put them out good 3* first 3* in years only go 4 or 5 or cruiseMore
Good in moderation.
Really good family hotel. Entertainment was brilliant for both adults and kids ( I travelled with my 5 year old son). One entertainer in particular stood out throughout my trip I think his name was Juan! He was brilliant and great with the kids. Food not so great. Breakfast was decent but other than that we weren't very impressed. Pools were great. Rooms cleaned on a daily basis. Over all a really good hotel the only thing that let it down was the food. More
Very basic rooms, flies in restaurant and food cold. The air con has been turned off I was told at reception and won't be back on until next season , the rooms are consequently unbearably hot making sleep impossible. No fans available as a back up either , currently there and would not recommend to anyone , particularly at this time of year , won't stay here again ð More
asinmummy, newcastle under lyme , uk
Disappointing 2nd Visit
After enjoying our previous stay at this hotel in July 2013 we decided to book a week long trip for the 19-26 September 2015 as a cheapish break. After spending a week at this hotel this time, I will never be making this mistake again. After being awake over 30 hours before arriving at this hotel, It was disappointing that when we arrived when we were attempting to check in the receptionist who was dealing with us stopped halfway through to deal with a Spanish guest who pushed in and started a length conversation about what the meal situation was and what they were entitled to being only half board. One positive going this time was that there was always plenty of sunbeds no matter what time you went down to the pool. Unfortunately the entire week we were there the pool area was not hosed down meaning that any drinks that had been spilt were still on the floor and you were constantly plagued by flies, ants and wasps. Walking around the hotel you could see that it was in need of some repair. Some of the damage that we saw was actually there two years ago! The rooms in the hotel need a lick of paint and just a warning- the walls are paper thin- if you want a decent nights sleep take ear plugs. Another area in which the the hotel has gone downhill is the food- being towards the end of the season the a la Carte restaurant is no longer open in the evenings and the food in the main restaurant is not great. The hot breakfast is cold, greasy and rubbery and lunch is cold and repetitive. The evening meal is by far the worst. If you could actually get to the food (which was difficult bearing in mind people were piling 5 or 6 plates each) the food was cold, untempting and usually undercooked. Several times the cooks would bringing out new trays of food and within minutes the food would be gone and it wouldn't be replaced again until the next lot had been cooked. I have never been all inclusive at a hotel to find that to get a warm meal, it was best to eat out. The only reason why I have given this a two star rather than one star is the bar and restaurant staff were always helpful and friendly and the entertainment team were absolutely fantastic. It's a shame that the hotel has gone this way as Salou is a lovely resort but I won't be returning again.More
VikkiMasters, Bristol, United Kingdom
Lovely week at Calypso
Got back from a week here all inclusive on friday 25th with my other half. Arrived around dinner time and quck check in, lovely room on ground floor with terrace (not very private but didnt bother us too much). 2 pools, 2 bars, plenty of places to sit and drink (1 bar with wifi). Not much space for sun beds round pool so not sure how it is in the summer but we had no problem in september. The food is a bit samey but always found something to eat. Snack bar open upstairs was brill, burgers, toasties and full buffet. Staff we're brill apart from one who was rather grumpy and didnt seem to enjoy his job at all. Perfect location for bars and restaraunts, only a 2 minute walk and the beach about 10 minutes. Salou is lovely and PortAventura is a must! Would definetely reccomend this hotel!More
Ella W, Sheffield, United Kingdom
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