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    Dreamtime Travellers Rest

    189 Bunda St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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      2 adults
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          US$47
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          Overview
          • Excellent69%
          • Very good24%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “bbq night” (42 reviews)
          “movie night” (23 reviews)
          “air con” (55 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 26 December 2014

          Excellent chilled place to hang around in Cairns. Not a party hostel but very cool people all the time. Only comment is that aircon costs $1 for 3 hours, standard it's just a fan running. Also close to big shopping so easy to get your...More

          Thank Thomas_87_D
          Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 19 January 2015

          Hi Thomas thanks for your review of Dreamtime hostel glad you enjoyed your stay and thought we we're lovely .

          Reviewed 22 December 2014

          Dreamtime is the best hostel ever me and my mum have just moved to cairns and right now it is our home it is live living in a dream and it is called Dreamtime. I am only 10 and they are really nice to me...More

          Thank BellaGrace25102004
          Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 23 December 2014

          Hi Bella Grace , thanks for your review that was really nice , we are so glad you enjoy our hostel , we have enjoyed having you around hope you have a wonderful xmas , the Dream team .

          Reviewed 22 December 2014

          That is the only way I can describe our experience staying st the Dreamtime Travellers rest, it is our new home away from home. We have been made to feel so incredibly welcome by the staff here, nothing is to much trouble at all. We...More

          1  Thank Tamera S
          Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 23 December 2014

          Hi Tamera S Thanks for your review i know it means a lot to the staff they work really hard to keep everyone happy ! glad you enjoyed the Hostel see you next week .

          Reviewed 21 December 2014

          Dreamtime was the best hostel i have ever been to. I was in cairns for 2wks and i stayed in giligans for 3days for the first time cuz i didnt know how well the hotel is. Giligan was too noisy and too big to have...More

          Thank mcmnuttymonkey
          Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 23 December 2014

          Hi Mcmnutty Monkey , thanks for the review of our Hostel glad you enjoyed the facilities and atmosthere the staff are super friendly especially Sian how lives at the hostel. hope you have a happy xmas

          Reviewed 21 December 2014

          I am writing this having just moved out of Dreamtime after living there for 2 months whilst working in Cairns. Safe to say it was the best place I have ever stayed in since being on my travels. It was relaxed enough to get a...More

          Thank N_F94
          Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 23 December 2014

          Hi N-F94, thanks for your awesome review the staff will love you , its was a pleasure to have you stay , remember don't for get the bike lock key . Happy xmas .

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
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          • US$18 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 24
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