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Salzburg Region, Austria
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2014

The best hostel during my 9 week holidays from the west to the east-Australia. Very friendly and helpfull staff (booking-center for diving and adventure-trips); much place and areas for everyone; family-feeling; very clean,movie- and greatfull BBQ-night with fireshows and didgeridoo-teaching; good free wifi- and free PC-connections;

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

Hi Helmut , thanks for your nice review it was a pleasure to meet you hey you forgot to mention the Basketball night out Ha Ha all the best. More 

Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Clean rooms, clean kitchen, clean bathrooms. Nice chill vibe. Chris, who works there, goes out of his way for clients. Good location close to supermarket/mall and a few min walk to downtown. Great stay!

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

Hi Jen , thanks for your review and the 5 stars of dreamtimeHostel, i will pass on your regards to Chris , happy travels . More 

Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Dreamtime is a Friendly, CLEAN, Professionally run hostel, conveniently located close to all a traveller to Cairns can want. Yet this hostel is quiet and peaceful for those wanting to rest up after a days adventure. One minute to train. 2 mins to supermarket. I would return here again and again. Thank you Paul

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

Hi Paul D , Thanks for your review it really means a lot when we get "best hostel in Cairns " heading, hope to see you again . More 

Stevenage, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We are a couple aiming to travel and work around Australia for a year, so our first week here in Cairns has all been about practicalities: opening a bank account, getting a tax number, buying a car, etc, and Dreamtime has been absolutely perfect place to begin our travels. We've been here a week but could easily stay for longer... More 

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

Hi Sammy , thanks for your review of Dreamtime hostel , glad your enjoyed your stay and where able to get yourselves organised for the rest of your travels . the Dreamteam . More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

What a lovely hostel! I stayed in a 2 bed dorm room in a cute little cabin next to the pool. The room was bright and colourful and had everything I needed, including a fan and air con. The facilities were nice and clean and I never had to wait to use them. The hostel is about a 15 min... More 

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

Hey thanks, for your review of your stay at Dreamtime Hostel, Thats Great ! glad you enjoyed the atmosphere, i agree the staff do an awesome job , but people make atmosphere we just provide the facilities . More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

What a lovely little hostel! With only 12 rooms it was perfect for us as a couple and it was quiet and chilled out. We had a pretty pink private room. The decor of the hostel is great with a real hippy feel. The staff are friendly and Chris the receptionist was always very helpful. This hostel has great facilities... More 

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Thank Emma F
stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Emma , thanks for your review, good to know you had a great sleep and enjoyed the Dreamy decor, your right we are not a party hostel but a social one. safe travels . More 

Bois-d'Arcy, France
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

We arrives in Australia in November 2nd, our first stop was Cairns. We booked our private room for 2 online, and then received an e-mail explaining everything we needed to know from the backpacker. We stayed from November 2nd to November 8th. We found this hostel really nice, peaceful and quiet. Free wifi, really cool and helpful staff, kitchens and... More 

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

Hi Tostaky, thanks for your review of Dreamtime Hostel thats really Awesome . hope your travels are going well. the Dream team More 

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Reviewed 10 November 2014

In the other side of the street is a big shopping mall- there is a big supermarket inside! Friendly staff clean kitchen, pool and rooms Great atmosphare and one time a week a free fireshow in the hostel (cant remember the exact day) I liked it very much and came there more then one time 👌

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

Hi No name ! thanks for your review , the fire show is on every Wednesday night after the BBQ . glad you enjoyed see you again . More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Very friendly staff, a great help with booking tours and general info about the area. Kitchens were clean as were the bathrooms. Plenty of showers available and nice big rooms with comfy beds and enough power sockets for the people in them. Not far to walk to the city. Highly recommend Dreamtime.

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

Hi Neeley, Thanks for your stay and review of Dreamtime Hostel, great to know you enjoyed it and would recommend us . Safe travels the Dream team . More 

Plymouth
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights and although impressed generally by the hostel, the nice atmosphere, surroundings, clean and well equipped kitchen and very nice showers, the whole place was let down for us because of the excessive noise. Our room was sandwiched between the toilets and showers, the laundry and the kitchen. I think it's reasonable... More 

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

Hi Ben, Thanks for your review, feed back and 4 stars , glad to hear you where generally impressed and thought we where a very nice hostel. Fair comment about the hand dryer out side your room we have since had it removed , happy travels . More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $29 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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