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    Dreamtime Travellers Rest

    189 Bunda St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good24%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “bbq night” (42 reviews)
    “movie night” (27 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    11 - 15 of 712 reviews

    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    Some places just feel like you are home..friendly people and host, clean rooms, bathrooms and toilets (enough for everybody) + tourinfo available when needed. We stayed for 2 days and are sad we couldn't stay any longer.. 🗾 Positive points: - bit out of town...More

    Thank nickenhanneleen
    Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 7 September 2017

    Hi Nick , great review thanks for taking the time. you will have to stay longer next . the Dream team

    Reviewed 10 August 2017

    Dreamtime is a little oasis in the city. It's the sort of funky little hostel you expect to find on a beach in Mexico rather than in central Cairns. The whole vibe was peaceful and relaxing and staff were genuinely kind and easy to deal...More

    Thank Ann C
    Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 12 August 2017

    Hi Ann, thanks for taking the time to leave a review of our funky little hostel we love it too

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    We were in room 17 which is right next to the upstairs common kitchen. My partner and I had a great time staying at this hostel in a private room. The staff are extremely helpful when it comes to advice about local activities and booking...More

    Thank rebekapowell_
    Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 12 August 2017

    Hi rebek, many thanks for your stay and review of Dreamtime hostel . glad to hear you enjoyed the overall experience, we try really hard to please, sorry about the pest in your room , we do have a regular pest control maintenance program using...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for 3 nights, two nights in a 7 bed room and one night in a private double. The place is just beautiful, shady outdoor seating surrounded by palm trees with a cozy VW to chill inside. Really relaxing, perfect for families or...More

    Thank mooARK
    Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 12 August 2017

    Mooark, thanks for the review of Dreamtime hostel it really is a life style choice more than a busniess.

    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    I stayed at Dreamtime Travellers Rest for 4 nights and had an absolutely marvellous time. Great relaxing atmosphere, very laid back with totally easy going other travellers. I'd highly recommend the place, it's right in the heart of Cairns and easy walk to everything the...More

    Thank SleepyGecko
    Response from stevedouglas04, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers RestResponded 12 August 2017

    Hi Sleeping Gecko thanks for the great review so glad you had a good experience , see you in Vietnam some time . Steve

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$20 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    Room Tips
    "individual room with share bathroom but fridge in the room and fan"
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    "Room 22, 1st floor right above reception, great verandah to lounge around on and exactly on top of the WiFi..."
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    "Room 23 is a private room very close to the toilet"
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