Hotel Calypso

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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Based On 1411 reviews

  • Official Rating
  • 2Buildings
  • 5Floors
  • 514Rooms
  • 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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twin room

Twin room sleeps up to 3 with twin beds, an extra bed and air-conditioning mid-June to mid-September. This room may be in either of the 2 hotel buildings.

connecting room

Connecting room sleeps up to 3. You'll need to book two of these room types to get 2 rooms with a connecting door. Air-conditioning is available from mid-June to mid-September.

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dreadful food

on arrival allocated level floor when cleary stated needed low floor, took 24hrs to sort this, was asked to vacate room at 10am for new room ready at 10.30, ,my hubby sat in lobby till 1.30 waiting with luggage, The entertainment was good but too late ,kids disco at 9 ,then adult entertainment 10pm- 10.30, by this time my kids were wacked out. The food has to be the worst ever , luke warm, bland, towards the end of my holiday i couldnt bear the smell of the restaurant, thank god for the snack bar, rooms ok .comfy, bathroom shabby. School kids every where on trips, would i stay again "no"More

amanda h, Leeds, United Kingdom

A great all inclusive package, you can not go hungry.

have just had a ten day stay in room 203, main building. We stayed here 25 yrs ago & since then another building has been added which overlooks the children's pool & main animation area. Our room was basic but very clean and overlooked the main pool. We had sun from mid morning till late at night, this was a bonus if you like yo sit on the balcony in the evening. The room had air con, which is constantly on unless you open the balcony doors & this was free. The maid service was daily and excellent. The food was varied & hot. Restaurant open for breakfast, dinner& evening meal. Also an outdoor eating area open all day for snacks, salads, burgers, chicken n chips. You can not go hungry at the Calypso! The tea & coffee machines in restaurant & outdoor food court are great! All staff were friendly & approachable, the animation team work their socks off. A large adult pool, a children's pool & also a baby pool. Plenty of sun beds but as are plastic, no padding a little u comfy for all day (buy a cheap lilo to put on it). This is a family hotel & even Spanish school trips stay here so lots of children but is a great hotel for families as drinks, food and ice cream is available all day till 11pm (that's when all inc ends) The rooms do not have hair dryers, fridges or tea & coffee making facilities. Not a problem as we take a travel kettle/hair dryer. The rooms have TVs with limited channels as you usually find. The use of safe was free we just left €30 deposit for key, you can also borrow irons/hair dryers for a deposit, all were refundable when item was returned. All in all we had a good stay at the Calypso and would stay again.More

feemac, west yorkshire

Busy hotel.

What I liked. The staff are excellent especially the entertainment guys. Well done. We paid 30 euros for a safe which was returned in full when we checked out. We went AI and the Al Fresco terrace was lovely, nice to have breakfast there and have your eggs freshly cooked. You could pop up and make a toastie, have a burger, grilled chicken, steak and help yourself to the extras from 11 to 6pm. You will be invited to have an evening meal (which you have to book a time) it was quite nice.Although there is plenty to choose from in the restaurant, the food was mostly cold. . We had a hairdryer in our room but not all the rooms have them. If you are AI you obviously get free drinks, but bear in mind you are entitled to have premium drinks at a 50% discount. We had to bring this to the managers attention, who then informed the bar staff!!! Bottle of Magners 4.70 costs 2.35 euros. What I didn't like. Too many school children, there were coaches full arriving all week.The queue at mealtimes went from the restaurant and up the stairs. The pool in Calypso 1 does not allow lilo's, or smoking in the area, apparently the Management want to keep it relaxed and friendly, didn't say anything to the Spanish ladies who went topless???More

alfie1WestYorks, west yorks

Excellent pool and staff, good location, but packed out!!

We have just returned yesterday from a weeks all inclusive. Overall, we had a great holiday travelling with two 17 year olds. Lovely pool, clean and sunbeds always available. About a 10 minute walk to the main beach, or down a steep incline to the smaller one.It was so hot we ended up catching the tourist train, which is 3 euro's each and then a taxi back, about 6 euros. Food, not so good, but plenty of choice. The outside grill was great and we had breakfast there most days. Fresh omelettes and bacon grilled to order. We ate out in the evenings as needed something solid, rather than the slop served in the main restaurant. Air con was not very good throughout the hotel and in 34 degree heat was essential! Please visit the main beach, fantastic bars & restaurants and 5 Euros for a sunbed! Spent whole days there! xMore

Lillibet2014, Derby, United Kingdom

The good, the bad, and the awful

Just visited calypso for 10 nights, The good entertaiment is really excellent here something for all ages although does start a bit late for little ones(9pm-10). Location good central location not too far to beach, loads of shops etc rooms a litgke on small side, free safe a bonus, no English tv chanel s walls paper thin can hear every word on either side. The bad hundreds of school kids visiting this hotel running riot well into the night. dont expect any sleep if in room overlooking main pool as entertainment don't finish till nearly 12. Then continues in the appke bar till early hours then ppl start making way back to rooms with no respect fir peopke trying to sleep. The awful The food is awful always nearly cold , sane meals every night not much choice, im not a picky eater but strugbked some days to find something to eat. thank god for snack bar not great but better than nothing. wont return to this hotelMore

notacloudinsight, yorkshire

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Hotel Calypso
Rated: 3.5 /5 based on 1411 customer reviews
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