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Losser, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had 2 nights at Dreamtime in a double room. Nice, small rooms that come with optional aircon. The atmosphere at dreamtime is very laid back and comfortable. A great spot to spend a couple of days in cairns. The staff are really friendly and knowledgable about the restaurants in the area and trips and tours to do to spend...

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

Hi Ian many thanks for your review of Dreamtime good to know the staff looked after you, they really do a great job . see you again one day . Steve

Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was so good! Clean, organised and so cozy! This is not a party hostel, on the opposite, its a welcoming place for anyone - family, friends or couples. The staff is so helpful - they gave us the best tips for cairns, tours and places to eat.

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

Hi Luiza, thanks for your positive review sounds like you had a perfect holiday . peace

Reviewed 1 week ago

Room with comfortable beds, strong fan and air-con (paid). Bathrooms kept clean constantly. Great atmosphere and super nice staff.. Located close to supermarket and mall, and 15m walk to Cairns promenade.. Small, social and clean, not for party freaks.. Definitely would stay there again..

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

Hi Gerson thanks for your review glad your not a party freak, safe travels the Dreamtime team

Denbighshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one week and extended to a three week stay. All staff are amazing and so helpful. It's a very social hostel where everyone gets to know everyone. As an older traveller (31) I was comfortable and met many other travellers of similar age which was great. Even the travel agent side as part of the hostel did...

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

HI Ryan many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. our staff pride themselves on customer service, so glad you enjoyed the social aspect of the hostel . thanks again . Steve

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been at this hostel for 2 nights with my girlfriend.below the details: First night double room and second night 3 beds dorm. POSITIVE: STAFF: 10 - really friendly,ready to give advice about things to do,or if need a place to go on the night(restaurant,club). POSITION: 8 - not really close to the cbd,but easily reachable by walk. Behind a...

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

Hi Luca thanks for your average review, your points score and your positive feed back, Dreamtime is for ever evolving over many years, we are alway looking for ways to help improve , the kitchen mentioned is one of three which is ear marked for a refit in the coming weeks. thanks again the dream timers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there for a night with two kids and was great! First of all, thanks to the team, Anna have been really lovely, informative with the activities around, and real friendly with the kids. We had 3 private rooms, all of them where different and great. The hostel amenities are clean and convenient, the hostel have a real personality,...

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

Hi Ingrid , many thanks on taking the time to leave a review of our funky hostel we love it too , hope to see you return one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice place ! Both with friends and family ! Perfect for travelers as well. Really good atmosphere ! I went last year with my family and a friend, I had some doubts to stay in that kind of place in this situation but it was really really great ! Just enjoy !

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

Hi Lucas thanks for taking the time to leave a review we really do appreciate it . Glad you enjoyed the atmosphere and we helped changed your perception of staying in a hostel. hope you find more hostels like Dreamtime.

Lethbridge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and quiet, also seems to attract nice clientele. Most visitors seem outgoing and looking to make friends. Not a wild or party hostel, very down to earth and mature. I've stayed on and off over the course of several weeks. Staff is very accommodating as well.

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

Hi Mack thanks for your review glad we could accommodate you and that you enjoyed your stays , safe travels . Dreamtime

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night because our other hostel was full. Dreamtime was a pleasant surprise! Nice hang out with a cool hippie-van in the middle. Rooms are clean and wide. Location: easy walk to the center. 100 mb free wifi

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

Hi Hanneke, thanks for your review, we have been surprising travellers for 26 years glad you enjoyed the hippie kombi van.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel which is really chilled out and calm whilst at the same time there is loads of stuff organise by the staff that creates a great atmosphere. The staff really couldn't have been more helpful and really went above an beyond. Had a great time here and would recommend to anyone looking for a chill, social safe hostel.

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Hi Geoge, thanks for the heads up, a chilled social safe hostel , we like that . have a great xmas , from all at Dreamtime.

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $27 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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