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Daly City, California, United States
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I really enjoyed my experience here. I was only here for one night but really appreciated the overall vibe of the place and the friendliness and approachability of staff. I'd stay here again in an instant.

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

Hi Jeremy , thanks for your review its important to us , we have been blessed with good staff delivering a great service, happy xmas the Dreamteam

Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed briefly for 3 nights with one other friend, we had stayed a couple of other places before this, but dreamtime definitely had the most friendly atmosphere of anywhere we stayed. Everyone was approachable and the staff were very helpful and knowledgable. There are lots of theme nights through the week and free entry/free drink vouchers to bars in town....

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

Hi Andrew , thanks for the review and feed back i agree we have excellent staff and allways ready to help. Have a great xmas

Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

Good hostel but disappointing from the pictures on the web site. Pay a bit extra expecting a tiny bit more luxury but it's the same as any, very small pool and have to pay for air con in rooms! $1 for 3 hours which is still cheap but every backpacker is on a right budget! Staff are absolutely lovely though,...

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

Hi Georgie , thanks for your review and 4 stars , hey the pictures are taken on my iPhone must admit they look good , we don't hide the fact that the air con is a user pay system , you will be please to know we lower our prices during the Summer months. Happy holidays .

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Dreamtime was a great place to stay in! We spend around 4 nights there. The staff ist extremely friendly. Rooms are very clean. The whole facility is in very good shape. Great pool. It overall was very welcoming and had a great atmosphere! I would certainly recommend this place to friends :)

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

Hi Lord H , thanks for your review and 10/10 points glad you can recommend us , safe travels .The Dreamteam

Scotland
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Stayed at Dreamtime twice in August/September and would happily go back the next time I'm in Cairns. The rooms are clean, the beds are comfortable, the staff are friendly, the Wifi is free (if admittedly erratic) and the nightly activities are fantastic. I even got some free extra lessons from the gentleman that performs the fire poi during my stay!...

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

Hi DMon13 , thanks for your review and feed back, glad you enjoyed your stay , we have now put extra power points in the Dorm rooms cheers. Dreamteam

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I booked this last minute based on positive reviews and was really pleased I did. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and devote themselves to making sure you not only have a comfortable stay but also the best possible time on your travels. They helped me plan out my trips in the time I had and handled all the...

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

Hi Wgreggers , thanks for your review i'll pass it on to the staff , glad we where able to help.

Reviewed 29 November 2014

We stayed here for three nights, with the main reason being to buy a camper van. Chris, the guy who works there, was really helpful and actually found us the van we ended up buying. All staff were friendly. The room was very clean with a good shared bathroom. Great location, close to town. Would definitely recommend this hostel to...

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

Hi mike , thanks for your review you right Chris is a legend good luck with the van.

Salzburg Region, Austria
Reviewed 24 November 2014

The best hostel during my 9 week holidays from the west to the east-Australia. Very friendly and helpfull staff (booking-center for diving and adventure-trips); much place and areas for everyone; family-feeling; very clean,movie- and greatfull BBQ-night with fireshows and didgeridoo-teaching; good free wifi- and free PC-connections;

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

Hi Helmut , thanks for your nice review it was a pleasure to meet you hey you forgot to mention the Basketball night out Ha Ha all the best.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Clean rooms, clean kitchen, clean bathrooms. Nice chill vibe. Chris, who works there, goes out of his way for clients. Good location close to supermarket/mall and a few min walk to downtown. Great stay!

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

Hi Jen , thanks for your review and the 5 stars of dreamtimeHostel, i will pass on your regards to Chris , happy travels .

Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Dreamtime is a Friendly, CLEAN, Professionally run hostel, conveniently located close to all a traveller to Cairns can want. Yet this hostel is quiet and peaceful for those wanting to rest up after a days adventure. One minute to train. 2 mins to supermarket. I would return here again and again. Thank you Paul

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Hi Paul D , Thanks for your review it really means a lot when we get "best hostel in Cairns " heading, hope to see you again .

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • 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: RM89 - RM223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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