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Melbourne
Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for 4 nights and it was very comfy. Clean, tidy, and beautiful. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Plenty of rooms and facilities. All you need is there. They help you to book tours and activities for your stay in Cairns. Perfect place to stay and have a quiet rest while having the opportunity to meet people....

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

Hi Piperrac, Thanks for your review thats great ,sorry about the hammocks we have 4 around the pool area but bring them inside if its raining , may be it was looking like rain when you where here . thanks again DTR

Reviewed 9 January 2015

Stayed in a 2 bed room for 29 a night. You can find cheaper spots to sleep in but this was the most relaxed, comfortable and nicest hostel I've stayed in. It felt like a hotel with clean towels, a nicely decorated room with a small patio outside. Showers and toilets were located all over the place and there were...

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

Hi Jollyrange, thanks for your review of Dreamtime nice to know the staff have been looking after you , glad you enjoyed your stay . DTR

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This was my last hostel I stayed at along the coast and it was the best! Staff are friendly and helpful, they came to pick me up from the bus stop and gave me a mini tour of the city on the way back. Facilities clean and modern. Great entertainment in the evening with fireshow. A great community and atmosphere,...

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

Hi Thanks Kate for your nice review of Dreamtime Hostel so please you though we were the best place you had stayed on the east coast . the DTR team

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Many thanks to Erin for some fantastic advice about diving and other sites in Queensland and along the east coast! The rooms are comfortable; bathrooms and kitchen are fine, though they can get crowded when it's full. It can get loud when people hang out late by the (tiny) pool or other common areas. It's conveniently located across from the...

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

Hi DC , thanks for the great review, Erin has been with us a few years now and has great service skills , glad you enjoyed your stay . The Dreamteam

Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

I went in this beautiful place in august with my brother and we stayed one week .The staff was so kind and friendly , all the guys helped us to find the best tour for the Great barrer reef, for Kuranda and for the other cities around there! The bedrooms were clean colorful and amazing !The hostel is near the...

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

Hi purple M , i couldn't have put it better myself , Dreamtime is like having a large sleepover at someones place, with lots of people from all over. thanks for your review keep Dreaming.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Having stayed at a few of the best rated places in cairns I can say this is hands down the best around. Great staff, that help you get to know other backpackers and lovely rooms which help you feel much more at home than other bland rooms. Great evening events with BBQ nights, fire shows and of course pizza night....

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

Thanks Jack for your review of Dreamtime hostel gets great to get such a rave , thanks again for helping spread the word. happy Travels

Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

I couldnt find a better hostel during my traveling in australia. In the end it was hard to say goodbye to the stuff and the other guests there. Very friendly, clean, familiar and when u got a problem, the stuff will help you, thx Sian ;)... At my next time in australia i have to go back in this hostel...

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

Thanks Pascal for your review of DTR so pleased you enjoyed your stay see you next time the Dream T

Oulu
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

Clean, organized, but still laidback and cozy. Great people with true travelling spirit. Not too noisy, but you can still find party company. Walking distance from downtown. Free wifi. No long term tenants. Definitely one of the hostels in Australia where I have been staying with.

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

Hi Miohtama, thanks for the review of DTR we arrived in cairns as Backpackers and have been lucky enough to have followed our passion for travel. Dreamtime is a live style glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed 26 December 2014

I have stayed at Dreamtime twice in two years one two different trips. The first was in July and I stayed in a 4 person dorm. As a travelor on my own I was so pleased to find that this was a safe and clean place to rest in between adventures. I did not want to stay in a big...

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

Hi Mermaid, Thanks for your nice review we pride ourselves on our relax atmosphere your right we are not a party place more a social one . safe travels DTR

Delft, The Netherlands
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 groceries :)

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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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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: ₹ 1,306 - ₹ 3,265 (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 :)”
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“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.”
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“Room 6 is the best!”
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