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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

UK
Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed for 7 nights going off in between for a few days on trips. It's a very clean hostel and a nice group of people staying there of all ages. It's not a party hostel but one where you can sleep,rest and cook in peace and quiet (supermarket just over the road). Chris on reception was fantastic and...

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

Hi Poppie, thanks for the fantastic review it really means a lot to the staff as they work really hard to meet every ones needs . hope to see you back one day , the dream team

Rehovot, Israel
Reviewed 26 August 2014

The rooms and facilities were great. The beds were comfortable and rather large. The receptionists were kind and informative; they helped us a lot, both in booking rides/attractions and in finding other sleeping arrangements when they fully booked. This place is a level above the others, and offers a lot for its price.

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

Hi just wanted to say thanks for your review of Dreamtime hostel in Cairns , glad you enjoyed your stay shalom shalom .

Reviewed 20 August 2014

I stayed 8 nights at Dreamtime, and I really enjoyed my time. The atmosphere is nice and relaxed and it's really easy to be social. The room was nice and clean and cozy, and the facilities were cleaned on a daily basis. The hostel also organizes activities for travellers, like movienights, bbq nights, pizza nights and so on. The staff...

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

Hi Vima, Thanks for your review of Dreamtime Hostel, as a solo traveller we know how important it is to make you feel safe and comfortable.

The Netherlands
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Clean, big, great wifi (free), helpful staff, walking distance to centre. The only negative point if I really have to say one are the worn out pots and pans in the kitchen so not the best place to cook yourself. For sure recommended and I would stay here again when in Cairns.

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

Hi lucas thanks for your feed back of Dreamtime in Cairns we how have many new pots and pans. catch ya later safe travels

Reviewed 15 August 2014

My first hostel in Australia & am hoping that all future ones are as fantastic. Great hostel, laid back vibe, friendly & knowledgeable team. Slightly off the main drag, a 10 minute walk to the Esplanade & Lagoon but made for a good nights sleep. Would definitely stay again

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

Hi Jane , Thanks for your review , wow your first hostel in Australia glan you thought we where fantastic ! the dreamtime team Cairns

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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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: ₹ 1,302 - ₹ 3,254 (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.”
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“Room 6 is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles KatiS293, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 - 10 were great”
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“The 3 bed dorms are great value for money.”
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