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Dreamtime Travellers Rest

189 Bunda Street & 4 Terminus Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms and facilities were great. The beds were comfortable and rather large. The receptionists were kind and informative; they helped us a lot, both in booking rides/attractions and in finding other sleeping arrangements when they fully booked. This place is a level above the others, and offers a lot for its price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 8 nights at Dreamtime, and I really enjoyed my time. The atmosphere is nice and relaxed and it's really easy to be social. The room was nice and clean and cozy, and the facilities were cleaned on a daily basis. The hostel also organizes activities for travellers, like movienights, bbq nights, pizza nights and so on. The staff... More

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La Paz, Bolivia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, big, great wifi (free), helpful staff, walking distance to centre. The only negative point if I really have to say one are the worn out pots and pans in the kitchen so not the best place to cook yourself. For sure recommended and I would stay here again when in Cairns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first hostel in Australia & am hoping that all future ones are as fantastic. Great hostel, laid back vibe, friendly & knowledgeable team. Slightly off the main drag, a 10 minute walk to the Esplanade & Lagoon but made for a good nights sleep. Would definitely stay again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely clean and character filled hostel with very friendly staff. We had a double room which was perfectly adequate and also had a fridge and fan. Great food and beers in the green ant down the street! Highly recommended for quieter, chilled out hostel accommodation in Cairns.

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Manchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first hostel I'd stayed in in Australia and I would heartily recommend it. Clean, relaxed atmosphere, incredibly helpful and friendly staff who sorted out all the trips/activities I wanted to do, free tea/coffee in morning/evening (during reception hours) and free wifi, although I could never get it to work (I have a Samsung mobile but I think... More

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Warmond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best hostels I have stayed in throughout my stay in Australia. De vibe is real good and its a good place to just hang out and meet people. I stayed in a three bed doorm which was nice, the rooms look nice and the beds are good. The staff is helpful and they make you feel at... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first hostel we'd stayed in and Dreamtime was a great hostel to start with, the good reviews lived up to expectations. We stayed in a double room which was upstairs at the back and we shared bathroom & kitchen facilities which were always very clean and communal areas get cleaned every day. We also had our own... More

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North Battleford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very helpful answering any questions and booking tours. Immediately on arrival I was asked what I wanted to do and Chris took care of it all. A great atmosphere and great accommodations. Great common area to interact with others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start by saying - We should have stayed here! We were next door, but did our laundry here, spent time hanging out in the common area, attended the BBQ dinner with my son and then stayed for the Trivia game with the rest of my family. Chris the guy up front was amazing and went out of his... 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): $
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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 
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