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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 24 December 2013

A friendly and clean hostel, with personal decoration, spreading over several small buildings connected with covered yard. We stayed with two teenagers and two adults and all of us liked it a lot. Two kitchens, lots of toilets and bathrooms, a nice common area with hammocks, pool table and swimming pool. Efficient laundry machines and dryers. Located on the opposite...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

HI Merjara thanks for your review on our hostel we are so glad your family enjoyed their stay with us ,your feed back is important as we like to think we cater for travellers of all ages .

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2013

Great hostel, friendly service and the place has a homely feel. As a single female traveler, after midnight it is a bit of a walk home from the bars at the lagoon through some quiet streets but on the plus side it is easy to get some sleep

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

HI thanks for your review ,we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had a good sleep we try and make Dreamtime as homely as possible .

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Loved the surroundings of hostel and quirkiness or the decor. Stayed in a double room which was clean and tidy. Shared bathrooms also clean and tidy. Friendly staff. Attended Aussie BBQ night which was good fun. About 15 min walk to shops and restaurants and 25 mins to harbour. Good value for money. Would definitely recommend.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi , thanks for your review glad you had a great stay and enjoyed our BBQ night . merry xmas

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Cairns is a rather touristy town and Dreamtime gives us a bit of a rest from it. Not being used to hostels, I have found this hostel clean and quiet. The staff is amazingly helpful and friendly. I would recommend.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

HI, ABR . thanks for your feed back , while not being used to staying in hostels we are glad you enjoyed our stay with us. happy travels .

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Spend two nights at Private Double Bed Room last November 2013, my comments were : - affordable price $67.50 for two person per night in Private room with Shared Bathroom - plenty of common bathrooms and Toilets (and a tiny swimming pool) - additional cost for $1 per 3 hours for the Air Condition - All you can eat Pizza...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Santo, Thanks really appreciate your review and that you found us value for money. glad the staff where able to help you , will pass on your regards to Moni.

Reviewed 1 December 2013

The hostel is nice and small. The staff members are very friendly and help you out with everything. I staying in a 3share dorm and it was a nice size room with really good beds. I travelled the whole east coast and this was one of the best hostels I stayed in.

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your review of our hostel it is important to us , glad you liked it and thought it was amazing . happy travels . the Dreamteam.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed at Dreamtime for 2 nights with 2 friends. By hostel standards, this had a relaxed vibe, clean rooms and adequate facilities. Prior to my arrival, Erin, one of the employees was very helpful, as when we were there. She helped to organize our diving trip to The Great Barrier Reef and also made some great recommendations for...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi JK carnah, Thanks for the review of our unique tropical hostel, glad the staff where able to help you organise your tours before you arrived and that you found our rooms clean. Sorry to hear about the bug i only wish our staff had of known about it while you where still here and not via email as we...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

The bathrooms were clean, which is a big thing for me. The rooms were clean as well. The activities they had were awesome, I met many other travelers there. The staff were nice and accomodating. My only wish was that they had separate female and male dorms though.

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

Hi Mizz, glad you enjoyed your stay and the activities at our hostel, our larger 6 share dorms are mixed dorms, how ever our 3 share rooms can be made female only on request . happy travels .

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2013

The hostel was very quirky, great location as you are not in the center of town, great atmosphere, great cooking facilities and pool area. The organized evenings were so good and great value for money. The staff are so friendly, a big shout out to Monica who if you ask nicely, will give you elephant ice cubes and tea that...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Tim thanks for your review glad you enjoyed your stay and more to the point enjoyed Monica's tea making skills . not sure about the ice cubes ?

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

We had a great stay here. Room was clean and the bed was so comfortable! Unusual for hostels to say the least. We had a double room which had its own fridge and aircon for $1 for 3 hours. Pretty reasonable and very chilled! The only thing I would say is that it is a little further out of the...

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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this review

Hi Tony thanks for you review glad you enjoyed our quite real xed hostel ,being out of the main centre helps , sorry about the pick ups and drop offs something that we have no control, have a safe journey.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $25 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dreamtime Travellers Rest 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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