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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 #4 of 84 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

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 

Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a 2 bed room for 29 a night. You can find cheaper spots to sleep in but this was the most relaxed, comfortable and nicest hostel I've stayed in. It felt like a hotel with clean towels, a nicely decorated room with a small patio outside. Showers and toilets were located all over the place and there were... More 

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

Hi Jollyrange, thanks for your review of Dreamtime nice to know the staff have been looking after you , glad you enjoyed your stay . DTR More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my last hostel I stayed at along the coast and it was the best! Staff are friendly and helpful, they came to pick me up from the bus stop and gave me a mini tour of the city on the way back. Facilities clean and modern. Great entertainment in the evening with fireshow. A great community and atmosphere,... More 

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

Hi Thanks Kate for your nice review of Dreamtime Hostel so please you though we were the best place you had stayed on the east coast . the DTR team More 

Houston, Texas
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141 reviews 141 reviews
45 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many thanks to Erin for some fantastic advice about diving and other sites in Queensland and along the east coast! The rooms are comfortable; bathrooms and kitchen are fine, though they can get crowded when it's full. It can get loud when people hang out late by the (tiny) pool or other common areas. It's conveniently located across from the... More 

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

Hi DC , thanks for the great review, Erin has been with us a few years now and has great service skills , glad you enjoyed your stay . The Dreamteam More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went in this beautiful place in august with my brother and we stayed one week .The staff was so kind and friendly , all the guys helped us to find the best tour for the Great barrer reef, for Kuranda and for the other cities around there! The bedrooms were clean colorful and amazing !The hostel is near the... More 

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

Hi purple M , i couldn't have put it better myself , Dreamtime is like having a large sleepover at someones place, with lots of people from all over. thanks for your review keep Dreaming. 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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