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Dreamtime Travellers Rest

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a really great stay at the dreamtime. The hostel has a super nice chilled vibe with fantastic communal areas and some evening 'activities' which makes it easy to meet people. The facilities are plentiful and well maintained. The staff (especially Gabby) are really helpful and go out of their way to make you feel at home and help...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've never seen such a good hostel in our life. Ever. It offers you a place to chill and relax, a place to feel comfortable, a place to make loads of new friends, a place to come together and a place to book all of your amazing trips through all over Australia. The staff (especially Gaby) are taking care of...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone was really friendly and the staff are so helpful - I accidentally left my laptop charger behind and Gab had it in the mail on it's way back to me the next day, she made it so easy, thanks a million!

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

Hi Nick , thanks for your feed back its really reassuring that my staff are doing a great job. Steve

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were frustrated with our stay in Dreamtime Travellers and would definitely not recommend this place. And yes, we would also prefer to speak directly to the manager, but neither the receptionist gave us his contact, nor was anything available on the homepage (just the general number). Too bad. Let us explain. While in Cairns, we were sick and decided...

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

Hi Jonas , many thanks for your feed back its is very important to us. I do apologise for the innocence of having the hot water run out during your overnight stay. It was found to be an unforseeable electrical fault. As my receptionist pointed out we do have more than one hot system and i believe your friend was...

Berlin, Deutschland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To me the place is just extraordinary. I've never been to a hostel where I had a better stay. Good rooms and facilities, and a great atmosphere. Especially the staff is awesome. They can organize all kinds of trips and ongoing travels for you. Every second evening is movie night and a lot more events going on to hang around...

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

Hi Maver, thanks for the 5 stars . glad you enjoyed the facilities and atmosphere. i think we have some of the best staff. steve

India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in private rooms with shared toilets in 3 top-rated hotels across Cairns, Port Douglas and Daintree but found Dreamtime to be the best. Location: Right opposite Dreamtime is a pedestrian walkway that takes you to Cairns Central mall. The esplanade is 10 mins walking distance from there. There is plenty of parking available around Dreamtime. Staff: The staff...

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

Hi many thanks for your review glad you found Dreamtime the best and was value for money. Steve

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of the best hostel I've ever stayed. The staffs are very friendly and helpful, the rooms and bathrooms is quite clean, other area even cleaner! Also they have free wifi (although some rooms get weak or no wifi signal), free stuff in the kitchen, pizza night, bbq night, good location, etc. I like the decor, hippie ambience and...

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

Hi Edward , thanks for your review thats great. Our Wifi is for public areas,how ever some of the near by rooms receive a good signal which is a bonus for the occupants. Glad you would recommend. Steve

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The rooms are basic but there is everything you need. Everything was clean. Gabbrielle (if that was her real name 😉) is outstanding and just the type of host you want. Pizza and film night is pretty cool lots of chill out space with wifi , lots of info on trips and excursions. As with all the other places make...

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

Hi kieran, thanks for your review, i agree Gabi is great glad you loved it . Steve

Mount Isa, Australia
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed with two friends for 5 days Place was good, friendly people, the staff were helpful and friendly as. Shopping centre right across the road The esplanade a little walk away Rooms were alright can't complain, only sucky thing paying $1 for 3 hrs of aircon. I'd stay again if I came through.

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

Hi Karl. thanks for your review , good to know you would stay again. Steve

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review of Dreamtime, its very unique hostel and a life style choice for us. glad you enjoyed the social aspect safe travels. 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: ₹ 1,156 - ₹ 3,180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Room 23 is a private room very close to the toilet”
PSGothoskar, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If wanting female only, ask desk who's already booked into each room and they'll do their best to help you :)”
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.”
braincandy19, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is the best!”
KatiS293, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 - 10 were great”
22merelh, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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