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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't really describe in words how amazing is this place, you have to live it. Best place I've ever stayed, you can chill in the huge tropical garden, in the campervan placed in the middle of the garden or in the swimming pool if you prefer! Great community and social life with the other guests/travellers, and there are night...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great experience at Dreamtime. The staff were amazing, very friendly and helpful. Gabbie knows the best tours in town. Tony was so welcoming, always up for a chat, a chill, any/everything! I loved the hippie vibe of the place. The pool was great! I think 24hr reception would be a great addition. Overall a great experience, I...

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

HI Lauren, many thanks for your review glad to hear you had a dream experience and would recommend us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super clean, great environment that makes all the hostel "cosy". Great location as well, a 10 mins walk to the city centre, which locates the hostel in a quiet area. People are super friendly, I felt like I was sharing an apartement! Highly recommended.

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

Hi Romane thanks for your review of our cosy hostel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place looks and is really cool. Staff were welcoming and helpful. The communal area centered around a vw campervan is just brilliant. The room and shared facilities were all clean and well presented. We had a very enjoyable stay here. The hostel is also located 5 minutes walk from the main shopping area where you can get all your...

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

Hi Scrivuk, thanks for your 5 stars we have some really cool staff . happy travels .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel was nice and clean at all times, lovely staff and nice location. Really recommend this hostel if you're looking for a place to relax and unwind. The hostel don't offer breakfast, but they have a great and clean kitchen aria. The hostel is located about a 5 min walk from the city centre. Would definitely recommend this place!

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

Hi Emily, thats for your feed back glad you would recommend us , Breakfast is by ourself there is free tea and coffee in reception and a supermarket across the road.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started here in a private room as a solo traveller in Feb! The hostel was clean and had a lovely atmosphere. New staff were being trained so not much info re the hostel was given. When I was taken to my room there was a dreadful smell of mouldy cheese from the kitchen. My room opened directly onto the kitchen...

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

Hi Laura, thanks for your feed back glad you enjoyed the Atmosphere . apology re the mouldy smell found it to be spilt milk in the fridge that had gone down into the drip tray we had it quickly cleaned. We are also currently working on more sound proofing of that particular room thanks for bringing it to our attention.

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dreamtime is a great place to stay while in Cairns. The movie nights, pizza night and Aussie BBQ are all really good and fun! The location is very convenient as it is a really short walk to the shopping centre and close to central Cairns and the Lagoon. The staff are excellent! Gabby was so friendly and made us feel...

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

Hi freya, thanks for your review of Dreamtime glad that you enjoyed the social nights and the staff where able to help you.

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stayed in 3 bed mixed room, clean and quiet. Good location easy walk to CBD Staff were friendly and accommodating. Bathroom facilities were wonderful and clean, and shower was very welcome after a long weary day of travelling! Would stay again

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

Hi Lucy, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We all pride ourselves on the cleanness of the hostel. glad you would stay again. Steve

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This hostel was just amazing. very very clean. the girl at the check in, Gabrielle, was the friendliest, helpful, a big smile on her face and just an awesome chick. we had room 21, a little cabin just next to the pool, very cosy. the whole facility was set up with love. you have to go there. And the showers...

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

Hi Iinesaa, many thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed the cabin by the pool. Dreamtime

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Hostel itself is wonderful and so are the staff. My issue was with the owner. I had to make an urgent call to Canada and was without a working phone. After trying every other avenue my last resort was to ask the owner, Steve, if he would allow me to make a collect call. This would have cost him...

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

Hi Twoducks , thanks for your review glad you thought our hostel was wonderful and the staff helpful they do a great job but we can only do so much , we provide guests a pay phone as a service and it is exactly that ... you pay to use a phone , 50c to make a long distance call...

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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: ₹ 1,312 - ₹ 3,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“If wanting female only, ask desk who's already booked into each room and they'll do their best to help you :)”
 of 5 bubbles lucyc615, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure your room is not in full sun for the day so that you may rely on fans and avoid AC ,,,,less environmentally friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles braincandy19, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles KatiS293, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 - 10 were great”
 of 5 bubbles 22merelh, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The 3 bed dorms are great value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles 6yuvalh, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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