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Dreamtime Travellers Rest

189 Bunda Street & 4 Terminus Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
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Ranked #3 of 83 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Feels like a home from home with super comfy rooms, laid back atmosphere, great areas to chill out and great music in the courtyard. The dorm room I was in with en-suite bathroom was spotlessly clean and tidy. The staff were all so helpful and friendly and Erin on reception was really knowledgable and helpful with booking my trip to... More 

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Schleusingen, Germany
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56 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect, clean, nice Hostel. Was there 2 times for one night. Chris was recommending and organizing in advance. Perfect. The hostel is really nice, a old house nice decorated with all what I needed. The offer as well single or double bed rooms for an affordable price, for people who don't like to stay in a shared room.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favourite place we stayed in our 3 month trip! Staff were great, Sian in particular was so helpful with booking us with diving/snorkelling stuff, thank you for everything! Loved our room, it was cosy and homely. Great outdoor area and pool are perfect. A/C is $1 for 3 hours, you just put coins in in the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dreamtime travelers rest has a familiar atmosphere with service minded and very commitment staff. The cosy outdoor space gave us that rest that we wanted. Toilets and showers were fresh and so was our room.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed there for one night only, so I can't say much about it. The staff was helpful, but didn't mention, that the reception would be closed for lunchtime. I got kind of stressed, as I had left my luggage with them before flying further on. Luckily there were some people at the office, who could help me. Biiiig minus:... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Such a lovely place to stay! We had a wonderful experience here, everything was sparkling clean, the relaxed and laid back atmosphere was tangible and the staff were super friendly and helpful. The layout is really ambient and spacious, with a big communal outdoor area to relax or mingle in and then i found little comfy quiet nooks which are... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Only stayed one night but this is definitely one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Staff were very friendly and helpful on our arrival and throughout our stay. Layout is relaxed and spacious, including the rooms. Pool was great for chilling out under the tree canopy after a hot day. Excellent location just a short walk from all... More 

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John O'Groats, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We are older than the average backpackers but thought this place was brilliant. Backpacker feel without the anarchy you find in some places. Pleasant staff ( special mention Chris and Erin) the place was clean ( even the pool ) and has a wonderful communal area, just as good as the pictures..... We stayed in double room, well the worth... More 

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stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi thanks Geoff for your brilliant review of DTR , your never too old to stay at Dreamtime, glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and thought we were value for money . safe travels. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a lovely place to stay. The staff are amazing - they really go out of their way to help and accommodate you, whilst working very hard to keep the place immaculate/clean. Evening events are very good too e.g. movie night, BBQ etc and it is helpful being opposite a giant Coles supermarket and shopping centre. Many thanks.

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Hi Aus Traveller wow best in Australia thats nice thanks for your review it helps others decide there to stay. see you next time the dream timers More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed there for 4 nights and it was very comfy. Clean, tidy, and beautiful. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Plenty of rooms and facilities. All you need is there. They help you to book tours and activities for your stay in Cairns. Perfect place to stay and have a quiet rest while having the opportunity to meet people.... More 

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stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Piperrac, Thanks for your review thats great ,sorry about the hammocks we have 4 around the pool area but bring them inside if its raining , may be it was looking like rain when you where here . thanks again DTR More 

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Address: 189 Bunda Street & 4 Terminus Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
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