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Dreamtime Travellers Rest

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2.0 of 5
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189 Bunda Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
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Ranked #4 of 83 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Johan O Vaxjo, Sweden
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vaxjo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxed and comfortable hostel, the staff is very nice and service minded. Second time in Australia, and when i decided where to stay while in Cairns the choice was easy. Stayed here also when traveling 4 years ago, and the nice atmosphere is still the same..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i really had a dreatime in this hostel because it is one of the best hostels in the world! enjoy dreamtime travellers rest and you will meet great people! it is cozy, clean and quiet. the stuff is friendly it is easy to relax with a lot of hammocks, couched and a pool.

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

Hi Ken P , thanks for your review of dreamtime Hostel glad you enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere safe travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly my favourite hostel I've stayed at in Australia, definitely the friendliest most helpful staff! Lovely relaxed atmosphere, great location as easy walking substance from everywhere. Thoroughly recommend.

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

Hi Georgia, thanks for your perfect review i will pass it on to all the staff see you next time, safe travels . the Dream team. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed for two nights but would have happily stayed here longer! Staff were the friendliest we have come across during our travels, they couldn't be more helpful. Everything you needed was right there and the free wifi was a great added bonus. The atmosphere was really relaxed and homely with great BBQ and movie nights. Cleanliness was top... More 

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

Hi leah and Rachel, glad you enjoyed your stay at Dreamtime Thanks for the top notch rating . happy travels the dreamers More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little find. Somewhat out of the way from most of the action that's going on in Cairns but that adds to the charm. There is a really good sense of community in this hostel and everyone chats to one another which is great as a single traveller. Rooms could do with air con as standard as it gets so... More 

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

Hi 87hjm, thanks for your review glad you liked our little community not too far away from all the action and parties, our indvidual room air con is an optional user paid system $1 for 3 hours we think its fair , safe travels the Dreamtime team . More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend stayed At dreamtime in the last week of April, and would highly recommend it- the service is great. We arrived in Cairns at 4:30 in the morning at wernt able to check in untill 7:30 and so wernt sure what to do- the staff were accommodating to this and gave us the code to let ourselves... More 

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

Hi J Lawrence, thanks for your great review of Dreamtime so glad the staff where able to help you choose the right tours to book , the BBQ night is our most popular social function of the week glad you could make it, Happy Travels . More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The outdoor area was lovely, great entertainment evenings, the beds were comfy. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. location is near centre and near to the big shopping mall so food shopping is easy.

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

Hi Abseedy, thanks for you nice review of Dreamtime Hostel glad you enjoyed its good having the shopping mall across the road , safe Travels the Dreamers More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

beautiful place to stay, really friendly and helpful staff and great surroundings. opposite a big shopping centre and a short walk from everything in Cairns. would definitely stay again. events on most nights, and a chilled atmosphere if you don't want to party every night! only down side was paying for air con but $1 for 3 hours is pretty... More 

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

Hi Bitsy Baby , thanks for choosing to stay at Dreamtime Hostel and for giving us 5 Stars thats great you are a star, from the Dreamtime Staff . More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I stayed here for four nights in a twin room and I really like the decoration in the room! The staff is very friendly and transport is also convenient. The room is clean there are some interesting activities. It is like my home.

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

Hi Wing K, thanks for your review, and rating glad you enjoyed your stay and thought we where like home see you next time the Dreamteam . More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed for one night at Dreamtime after 5 weeks in a camper, but would have stayed for longer. Loved this hostel, rooms and facilities really clean. Towels provided. It has a pool, tv room, book exchange, free pool table, kitchen, movie nights, tour bookings, communal outside but undercover courtyard, PCs for use, free wifi. 2 min walk to... More 

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

Hi B Harris, after 5 weeks in a camper van i'm sure you where impressed , but one night is never enough you will just have to come back, The Dreamers More 

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