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Reviewed February 3, 2015

Dreamtime travelers rest has a familiar atmosphere with service minded and very commitment staff. The cosy outdoor space gave us that rest that we wanted. Toilets and showers were fresh and so was our room.

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

Hi Maria , thanks for the review of Dreamtime hostel , glad you enjoyed the out side relaxed areas catch you next time at Dreamtime.

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

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:...

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

Hi thanks for your review of Dreamtime hostel , 1 night is never enough you will have to come back.

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed January 26, 2015

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...

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

Hi Charli Rae , thanks for your stay at Dreamtime Hostel and the nice Review, so glad to hear your Gran enjoyed the experience too , we carter for all age groups hope to see you both again , the Dream team .

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

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...

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

Hi Simon thanks for your review even though it was only for one night, its nice to know you enjoyed your stay see you next time when in Cairns .

John O'Groats, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 16, 2015

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...

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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.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 14, 2015

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

Melbourne
Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

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....

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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

Reviewed January 8, 2015

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...

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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

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2015

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,...

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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

Houston, Texas
Reviewed December 30, 2014

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...

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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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Dreamtime Travellers Rest

Address: 189 Bunda St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $20 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Room 23 is a private room very close to the toilet”
PSGothoskar, 5 days ago | Read review
“If wanting female only, ask desk who's already booked into each room and they'll do their best to help you :)”
lucyc615, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room is not in full sun for the day so that you may rely on fans and avoid AC ,,,,less environmentally friendly.”
braincandy19, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is the best!”
KatiS293, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 - 10 were great”
22merelh, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
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