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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 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hostel with a real community vibe. Only stayed one night but felt at home from the start! Clean and friendly with very helpful hosts who explained everything in detail and looked after us from the start. Definitely would stay here again!

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

Hi Marton, Awesome review of Dreamtime Hostel, Thanks . once is never enough you will have to come back . More

Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an economical, clean, no frills place to stay. The staff is friendly and helpful. The bathroom and toilet are down the hall. This place is more suited to the younger set, but for a night or two this place will suit older people, providing they do not want too much luxury. Cairns city is just a short walk... More

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

Hi Bob, Thanks for your review and the 4 Stars , your right Dreamtime attracts all ages, Glad you enjoyed. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After looking online for a hostel in cairns we decided to go with dreamtime and we were so glad we did it's ideal spot, so easy to get into the centre and the sea front. I would recommend to anyone to go to dreamtime, the staff were so helpful Chris in particular couldn't do enough for us, he phoned about... More

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

Hi Sophie , Thanks for your review glad you enjoyed the atmosphere , Chris is a legend he's been at Dreamtime 9 years , not only can he book great tours his knowledge on finding the best camper vans to hire is priceless. More

Sydney
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is really nice. Spent a relaxed and comfy weekend at the hostel. Do think that the location is just a little bit far from the center, but everything is still doable on foot. Bathrooms, toilets and rooms were clean and personnel were friendly. I would recommend this to other people who just want to have a good and... More

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

i Dyarno , thanks for your review glad you would recommend us , Dreamtime is set up to be relaxed and has a great chilled out atmosphere safe travels the Dream team . More

Bern, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this hostel to every traveller on the whole world - it's not just a hostel..it's like a big family! The staff is so helpful, if you have a problem to fix or if you wanna book a trip. They'll help you to arrange everything and to make the best deal. I stayed in a 8 dorm... More

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

Hi Steffi, Thanks for your review its nice you thought of us as a big family . and would recommend us, glad we could help, keep living the Dream. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Overall this is a very good hostel. Clean, good atmosphere, really nice social areas, helpful staff, decent rooms, decent value for money, pretty good with all the basics. There are a few cons however. the internet speed was fairly poor, and it kept running out of credit. The staff would top this up after a bit, but this was pretty... More

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

Hi Jimmy , Thanks for your feed back while staying at Dreamtime Hostel, we are always trying to tweak it, the free 24 hour internet slows when lots are people are on at once, it has a daily quota and this can be increased on demand. Only the reception closes in the afternoon and opens longer in the busy season... More

Kirchheim bei Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at Dreamtime, and it was perfect! The facilities are good, and it's literally right across the street from the train station. They have fun things planned for each night, and can help you plan a ton of activities for your time in Cairns. When I come back, I will definitely stay here again!

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

Hi Bubble o 7 , nice review of Dreamtime Hostel, glad you enjoyed your stay , we definitely look forward to having you back. safe travels. More

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

What to say that others didn't ?! If this hostel has a so good reviews, it because it deserve it !! Good bedrooms (I test some of them : single with a double bed, 4 beds dorm and 3 beds dorm), very clean, kitchen and bathroom shared (but not by all the hostel. you have several of them at Dreamtime),... More

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

Hi Michael, thanks for your review of Dreamtime Hostel, 5 stars wow , glad we could help you have a successful trip . happy travels . More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Best hostel I have stayed in!! All the staff are really friendly and helpful specialty Erin! Great facilities, the rooms are very clean and cosy! Not a party hostel like most hostels in Cairns, but still fun specialty BBQ nights on Wednesdays!!

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

Hi Rose thanks for your feed back glad you enjoyed your stay at Dreamtime , i agree Erin is great . Happy Travels from the Dream team More

Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights though WISH I COULD HAVE STAYED LONGER. From beginning to end this has been the best hostel ever with amazing service - was extremely sad to leave :( Staff were amazing - very useful. As soon as we arrived we were greeted by smiling faces and warm welcomes. We were given a tour of the... More

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

Hi Thanks TravellerMac wow best Hostel ever, Thanks for that, we have been doing it a long time , we are all ways looking for ways to improve, so glad you enjoyed your stay. 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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