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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 #5 of 84 Specialty Lodging in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Jeremy L Daly City, California, United States
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Daly City, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my experience here. I was only here for one night but really appreciated the overall vibe of the place and the friendliness and approachability of staff. I'd stay here again in an instant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed briefly for 3 nights with one other friend, we had stayed a couple of other places before this, but dreamtime definitely had the most friendly atmosphere of anywhere we stayed. Everyone was approachable and the staff were very helpful and knowledgable. There are lots of theme nights through the week and free entry/free drink vouchers to bars in town.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good hostel but disappointing from the pictures on the web site. Pay a bit extra expecting a tiny bit more luxury but it's the same as any, very small pool and have to pay for air con in rooms! $1 for 3 hours which is still cheap but every backpacker is on a right budget! Staff are absolutely lovely though,... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dreamtime was a great place to stay in! We spend around 4 nights there. The staff ist extremely friendly. Rooms are very clean. The whole facility is in very good shape. Great pool. It overall was very welcoming and had a great atmosphere! I would certainly recommend this place to friends :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Dreamtime twice in August/September and would happily go back the next time I'm in Cairns. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable, the staff are friendly, the Wifi is free (if admittedly erratic) and the nightly activities are fantastic. I even got some free extra lessons from the gentleman that performs the fire poi during my stay!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this last minute based on positive reviews and was really pleased I did. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and devote themselves to making sure you not only have a comfortable stay but also the best possible time on your travels. They helped me plan out my trips in the time I had and handled all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights, with the main reason being to buy a camper van. Chris, the guy who works there, was really helpful and actually found us the van we ended up buying. All staff were friendly. The room was very clean with a good shared bathroom. Great location, close to town. Would definitely recommend this hostel to... More 

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Salzburg Region, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best hostel during my 9 week holidays from the west to the east-Australia. Very friendly and helpfull staff (booking-center for diving and adventure-trips); much place and areas for everyone; family-feeling; very clean,movie- and greatfull BBQ-night with fireshows and didgeridoo-teaching; good free wifi- and free PC-connections;

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean rooms, clean kitchen, clean bathrooms. Nice chill vibe. Chris, who works there, goes out of his way for clients. Good location close to supermarket/mall and a few min walk to downtown. Great stay!

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

Hi Jen , thanks for your review and the 5 stars of dreamtimeHostel, i will pass on your regards to Chris , happy travels . More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dreamtime is a Friendly, CLEAN, Professionally run hostel, conveniently located close to all a traveller to Cairns can want. Yet this hostel is quiet and peaceful for those wanting to rest up after a days adventure. One minute to train. 2 mins to supermarket. I would return here again and again. Thank you Paul

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

Hi Paul D , Thanks for your review it really means a lot when we get "best hostel in Cairns " heading, hope to see you again . 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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