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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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...

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 nights and it was good hostel. The aircon could have been free but 1$ for 3 hours isnt too bad. Anna gave us good service at the desk with a great smile. The best hostel i have ever been to.

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Losser, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had 2 nights at Dreamtime in a double room. Nice, small rooms that come with optional aircon. The atmosphere at dreamtime is very laid back and comfortable. A great spot to spend a couple of days in cairns. The staff are really friendly and knowledgable about the restaurants in the area and trips and tours to do to spend...

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

Hi Ian many thanks for your review of Dreamtime good to know the staff looked after you, they really do a great job . see you again one day . Steve

Porto Alegre, RS
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The hostel was so good! Clean, organised and so cozy! This is not a party hostel, on the opposite, its a welcoming place for anyone - family, friends or couples. The staff is so helpful - they gave us the best tips for cairns, tours and places to eat.

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

Hi Luiza, thanks for your positive review sounds like you had a perfect holiday . peace

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Room with comfortable beds, strong fan and air-con (paid). Bathrooms kept clean constantly. Great atmosphere and super nice staff.. Located close to supermarket and mall, and 15m walk to Cairns promenade.. Small, social and clean, not for party freaks.. Definitely would stay there again..

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

Hi Gerson thanks for your review glad your not a party freak, safe travels the Dreamtime team

Denbighshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one week and extended to a three week stay. All staff are amazing and so helpful. It's a very social hostel where everyone gets to know everyone. As an older traveller (31) I was comfortable and met many other travellers of similar age which was great. Even the travel agent side as part of the hostel did...

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

HI Ryan many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. our staff pride themselves on customer service, so glad you enjoyed the social aspect of the hostel . thanks again . Steve

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Have been at this hostel for 2 nights with my girlfriend.below the details: First night double room and second night 3 beds dorm. POSITIVE: STAFF: 10 - really friendly,ready to give advice about things to do,or if need a place to go on the night(restaurant,club). POSITION: 8 - not really close to the cbd,but easily reachable by walk. Behind a...

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

Hi Luca thanks for your average review, your points score and your positive feed back, Dreamtime is for ever evolving over many years, we are alway looking for ways to help improve , the kitchen mentioned is one of three which is ear marked for a refit in the coming weeks. thanks again the dream timers

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for a night with two kids and was great! First of all, thanks to the team, Anna have been really lovely, informative with the activities around, and real friendly with the kids. We had 3 private rooms, all of them where different and great. The hostel amenities are clean and convenient, the hostel have a real personality,...

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

Hi Ingrid , many thanks on taking the time to leave a review of our funky hostel we love it too , hope to see you return one day.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: £16 - £40 (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”
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“The 3 bed dorms are great value for money.”
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