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Dreamtime Travellers Rest

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Dreamtime is the best hostel ever me and my mum have just moved to cairns and right now it is our home it is live living in a dream and it is called Dreamtime. I am only 10 and they are really nice to me if I stayed at another hostel I don't think I'd be as happy as t...

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

Hi Bella Grace , thanks for your review that was really nice , we are so glad you enjoy our hostel , we have enjoyed having you around hope you have a wonderful xmas , the Dream team .

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 December 2014

That is the only way I can describe our experience staying st the Dreamtime Travellers rest, it is our new home away from home. We have been made to feel so incredibly welcome by the staff here, nothing is to much trouble at all. We requested a room change and even though it was full they were able to manage...

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

Hi Tamera S Thanks for your review i know it means a lot to the staff they work really hard to keep everyone happy ! glad you enjoyed the Hostel see you next week .

Reviewed 21 December 2014

Dreamtime was the best hostel i have ever been to. I was in cairns for 2wks and i stayed in giligans for 3days for the first time cuz i didnt know how well the hotel is. Giligan was too noisy and too big to have a chance to talk to travellers so i found dreamtime. It was smaller but more...

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

Hi Mcmnutty Monkey , thanks for the review of our Hostel glad you enjoyed the facilities and atmosthere the staff are super friendly especially Sian how lives at the hostel. hope you have a happy xmas

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I am writing this having just moved out of Dreamtime after living there for 2 months whilst working in Cairns. Safe to say it was the best place I have ever stayed in since being on my travels. It was relaxed enough to get a good night sleep, but I also had a good social life whilst being here and...

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

Hi N-F94, thanks for your awesome review the staff will love you , its was a pleasure to have you stay , remember don't for get the bike lock key . Happy xmas .

Reviewed 21 December 2014

I've stayed at a nearby hostel previously (Cairns City Backpackers) and this hostel is heaps better all round! There are things on pretty much every night, the rooms aren't crammed with people and the beds are comfortable! Very nice showers, one that looks large enough for some sort of a shower party... All the staff were cheerfull and helpful, even...

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

Hi thanks Luke O , for the Dreamtime review glad you enjoyed the atmosphere , not sure if the shower is that big to have a party! Happy xmas .

Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

Ever since my girlfriend and I arrived here five days ago we've been welcomed with open arms and been bowled over by the staff, and owners for that matter. So much so that we've extended our stay up until new year, of which they were very accommodating and we were no problem at all. Nothing is ever too much for...

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

Hi thanks Canddtravels great review of Dreamtime Hostel its nice to get complements for the hard work the staff put in . looking forward to the free xmas eve BBQ night. enjoy the Dreamteam .

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Reviewed 20 December 2014

Negative things: * wifi didnt work at all, neither on my, nor on the Smartphone of my girlfriend, nor on friends ones who visited us there. * we paid for a ´deluxe room` and I am pretty sure our room (I guess we got Number 9) wasnt one of them. It was advertised with "bigger" 12qm, but in our room...

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

Hi MouStefan , thanks for your review of the 4 nights you stayed with us back in November, you'll be please to know the technical issue with our Wifi has been resolved , how ever we do provide 6 Free computer terminals for guests to use as well. All our rooms are different sizes, we only wish you could have...

Daly City, California, United States
Reviewed 18 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 17 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 16 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 .

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • 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: $27 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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