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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Really helpful staff, great rooms and feeling to this place, Off the main drag, but better for it and very easy to find. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone going to Cairns. Chris (?) is particularly helpful.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi the 2 Stumblers , wow what a great review best hostel Australia . thanks i will pass on the regards to Chris .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 15 February 2014

i stayed at Dreamtime for 4 nights in January 2014. I had huge cockroaches in my room. We have to pay extra for Air conditioning. It's a 10-12 min walk from the main city area. The hotel is quiet and lot of bagpackers.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi siddharth Thanks for the review , yes the rooms are fan cooled and air con is a optional user paid system $1 for 3 hours ,the reason we have lots for backpackers in our hotel is the fact that we are a backpackers hostel. sorry about the bugs .

Reviewed 15 February 2014

I stayed here 3 different times while I did different yours and livaboards. This team was amazing. Chris and Erin super helpful in helping me book all my trips. The rooms are really clean and the vibe is very funky and fun. Clean bathrooms and the pool was great. Met some really great fellow travelers here, and was walking distance...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Tabbritton, thanks for your review of Dreamtime Hostel glad you enjoyed your stay and thought we where a home away from home .

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2014

A-grade hospitality from Chris, Erin and team. Genuinely very helpful and accommodating in all regards. Very relaxing stay just opposite the train station. Loved the fireshow and bbq Wednesday night. This created a friendly easy atmosphere for meeting other guys from the world.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Dave , thanks for your review glad your enjoyed the atmosphere and activities at Dreamtime, i agree the staff do a great job.

Reviewed 3 February 2014

Too much inserts in the room and on the bed aswell. I've got bitten a lot~ And I booked the airport bus to the airport at 7:30am. They make the wrong booking at 8:00am. Overall I don't like this hostel.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi, Tegoshiyuuya, thanks for your feed back sorry to hear that your airport shuttle was booked for the wrong time and would not stay at our hostel again. it is very unique hostel in the fact that its a very open hostel.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2014

"clean and welcoming" and the location was good; close enough to all of the amenities/bars/cafes without all of the noise! Staff were really helpful with car rental/taxis and arranging trips for us. Also very informative about the area, they knew where all the best entertainment and cafes were! :) Tastefully decorated throughout the hostel. Air con in the room was...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Jen , thanks for your review of Dreamtime Hostel we are glad you enjoyed your stay and found us clean and welcoming . it's great to know you would definitely stay again. happy travels

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 22 January 2014

We were only here for a couple of nights but I'd definetely recommend it. 1) Cozy hostel on a central location. 2) Neat and tidy bedrooms and restrooms. 3) Nice and helpful staff. What else could you expect? Oh yep, relaxed and friendly ambience at night time with some entertaining shows. In short...great place!!

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Rodrigo, hey thanks for your review great to know you enjoyed your stay at Dreamtime it really is a homely hostel . safe travels

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 January 2014

This review comes about one year late, but better late than never, especially for Dreamtime! By far the best hostel I stayed with during a 3-week trip to AUS/NZ. Clean, a new activity each night during our stay - fire dancers and bbq kangaroo!!! They also gave us the best deals to explore Cairns, including spending the night in a...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Ryan , we just love getting reviews , we really appreciate yours even 1 year later . thanks its nice to know travellers are still thinking about us and make time to leave a review, its never too late. glad you enjoyed our hostel see you again some time .

Girona, Spain
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Great place for the price in Cairns. Close to everywhere(Cairns is just a really small city). The staff were very helpful and kind. They really helped at any question you needed. They also do any kind of stuff in the evenings to improve the friendliness between all the guests like dinner, party... But nothing really big... Just to make you...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Jordi, Thanks for your awesome review , glad you enjoyed the activities and that the staff where able to help you . nice photo of the fire show too .

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Great hostel, was very sad to leave! Staff are beyond helpful and welcoming, and helped us so much, including helping us book all our travel and tours down to Brisbane. They really go out of their way to make you feel at home. Comfy, clean rooms (no bunk beds!), modern bathrooms and kitchens, pool, DVD nights, pool table, washing facilities,...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Madeleine, thanks for your top review so glad you enjoyed relaxed atmosphere and your stay with us, we try hard to make it as homely as possible ,safe travels .

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dreamtime hostel is 3 beautiful, bright Queenslander homes located just minutes walk from the centre of Cairns. Free wifi 24 hours plus You will find a tropical oasis perfect for relaxing and meeting like minded travellers. Our service is supreme local staff advising and helping you book the best trips and tours. We are here to help you have an unforgettable travel experience.Join us on one of our BBQ nights, fire shows or movies under the stars. Come see why Dreametime is voted #1 best hostel Australia 2012 by hostelworld customer reviews. Do yourself a favour and join in the fun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dreamtime Travellers Rest

Address: 189 Bunda St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: €18 - €46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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