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Reviewed 5 January 2017 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 30 December 2016 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 28 December 2016 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 18 December 2016

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

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

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great place! Excellent location (shopping center directly in front, 15min walk to the lagoon). Staff is fun and very helpful, can arrange pretty much anything for you. Nice and relaxed vibe, regular theme nights add liveliness in the evenings. Good facilities, free computer use and daily wifi allowances. Beds surprisingly comfortable, slept great! Would recommend! :)

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

Hi Roy , Thanks for your review great to know you enjoyed the relaxed vibe and the staff where helpful see you next time, the Dreamtimers.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I spent 3 nights there: it's a clean, eco-friendly and practical hostel with a chill out atmosphere...where you will meet great people too! Lots of good options are offered for evenings and excursions. Very good location, close to airport, town center, supermarket, train station. Staff is very friendly, helpful, efficient ! Big up to Anna & Gabi

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

Hi Julie , thanks for your review i'll let the girls know. glad you enjoyed the Dreamtime experience .

Gympie, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I stayed at Dreamtime hostel after a recommendation from a friend. I was not disappointed! The service was excellent from start to finish, and the staff couldn't do enough to help including booking tours and making me feel at home! Its a little bit of a walk from the Esplanade (10 mins max), but don't let this put you off!...

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

Hi Helen, many thanks for your great review it always a pleasure to know quests would return. glad you enjoyed your stay . the Dream team .

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay, very friendly staff and clean and comfortable. The hostel puts on different events each night, pizza night and BBQ night was the best !! Had such a good time with loads of food for a great price. We had planned to stay one night and ended up staying 5 and could have stayed longer. Highly recommended, met the...

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

HI Chloe, many thanks for your review so glad you enjoyed the events, we like to be different than the average hostels out there its all about the service . safe travels.

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights mid November in a double room near the kitchen. It’s a nice backpackers with all the facilities you need, and free tea and coffee but it is quite small. All the communal areas are under cover apart from the small pool area and you get wifi access for the duration of your stay. The staff...

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

Thanks Nat for your review , glad you thought we where a nice backpackers ,i'll look in to the pest control issue and pass on your regards to the staff.

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Thanks Dreamtime for the awesome stay!! Stayed a lot longer then intended but it was worth it! Hostel was nice and quite for the most part with facilities kept clean! Nicely set up! Weekly activities such as movie nights, pizza nights and the weekly Aussie BBQ were a nice touch and a good way to socialize with the people around...

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

Hi Kyle , many thanks for taking the time to writing a review it really helps travellers make an informative decision on where to stay . glad you enjoyed the didgeridoo lessons its always a good laugh. steve

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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)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Price Range: $28 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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