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Reviewed 7 October 2014

I stayed 3 nights at dreamtime. Every staff are kind and they has clean room and cozy space. They has event every night. I joined BBQ and fire show on Wednesday. It was yummy BBQ and I tasted crocodile and kangaroo meat. The fire show was so fantastic! I took a lot of pictures. And owner Steve show and teach...

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

Hi 66peko, so glad you enjoyed your stay at Dreamtime and had nice first time experiences , your english is great keep it up, thanks for your review keep smiling . Steve

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I absolutely loved this hostel! This is where I started my 3-week trip through Oz and loved the layout, the staff was super friendly and helpful, everything was clean. The put on different events so it's easy to meet people. Coles and mall super close. A great place to relax, however, possible to predrink and then head to town. Highly...

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

Hi Lena Hows the trip going ? , thanks for the great review of Dreamtime. your Aussie home away from home , like that , it means a lot. Have fun see you next time , the Dream team Cairns.

Manchester
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Dreamtime was the best of many hostels we stayed in during our time in Cairns. The place was clean, nicely decorated and the staff were all lovely. Our kitchen was really well stocked with plates and pots and pans, everything you need to cook a good meal, and it's just across the road from the shopping centre in town so...

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

Hi Becky, thanks for your review of Dreamtime glad you like our free mail service, we keep mail for Travellers that stay with us for up to 30 Days , we can even forward it on for free , Pena and James have moved on travelling lucky them .

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I would suggest you to stay here. Service is good, the hostel could be cleaner but compared to the average in Cairns, it's pretty much the best choice you have. Activities are nice and you will have fun there

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

Hi , Giuseppe, thanks for your review of Dreamtime Hostel glad to thought we had good service and where in a central location. happy travels .

Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

I was for about 12 days in Dreamtime and I have to say, that it's a very nice hostel. The outdoor area and the evening activities like bbq, pizza or movie night are good to meet new people. Rooms are clean and big enough. The stuff was always friendly and helpfull. The hostel is not directly in the centre but...

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

Hi Nayell, thanks for your feed back glad you enjoyed your stay with us , we have been renovating our kitchens with new bench tops and appliances and a fresh coat of paint, this will make it easier to clean, its a constant battle to keep the out side tables clean as they are so often used. i'll bring it...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014

After reading all the great reviews we thought we'd give this place a try. Upon arriving late in the evening, the new member of staff did take a little while to get us checked in and sorted, she was polite but didn't quite know what she was doing. The room we stayed in was a 7 bed dorm, and everybody...

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

Hi Richard , Thanks for your feed back review of Dreamtime Hostel, glad you liked the community feel , our late night Staff don't normally do check ins and have only been trained to show people to their rooms, and your right room 7 bathroom has been on the list for a refurbish, glad to let you know its been...

Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

This is a fantastic hostel. Loved every element of it. Staff are very friendly and exceptionally helpful. Rooms are tidy, clean and plenty of charge points. People there were all nice and the place had a good vibe. 2 kitchens meant could always cook when we wanted to. Right next to the shopping centre and massive supermarket. Does pizza nights,...

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

Hi Jimmy , thanks for the fantastic review , happy you enjoyed your stay. the Dream team Cairns

Reviewed 13 September 2014

We stayed at dream time for the first few days of a long trip through Oz. We arrived out of checkout time but following the sent instructions to access the security gate was easy, as was accessing the room key from a safe in the communal area. We booked a double room owing to the low cost and fact that...

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

Hi Jamie , thanks for your review, sorry we didn't make the 5 Stars , your feed back has made us aware of the need of a kitchen refurbish and this had been done, its now looking great thanks for that .

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Stayed here recently in a twin room. Beds were probably the best hostel beds I've ever stayed in! The staff were very friendly. I really have to thank the american girl on reception (sorry I can't remember your name) she went all around looking to get me the best deal on a scuba diving experience and she really did find...

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

Hi Hjk89, thanks for your review good to hear you enjoyed your stay at Dreamtime and would recommend us, glad you thought the beds where good , safe travels.

Albion Park, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Upon arriving at the hostel, the attendant came out to greet us and kindly took us through the check-in process. Within the first 10minutes of being settled in, I knew this was the right place to book. It was a nice atmosphere in the courtyard, with it continuing to a nice room and a well equipped kitchen and bathroom adjacent...

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

Hi Daniel , thanks for taking the time to write a review of Dreamtime Hostel, glad you enjoyed the vibe , the Green Ant Cantina is a great place to meet locals as well as travellers and is on the same street as Dreamtime so not far to walk home , happy travels

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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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  • 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: $28 - $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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