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Dreamtime Travellers Rest
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Reviewed 7 March 2012

Easily one of the best hostels we've been in in Australia. Great atmosphere; good, clean facilities; excellent staff. It's in a good location, and the travel services there (info and booking for you) are a huge plus. Very hard to fault.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2012

wow that a great review thanks , ive been the owner here since we started 20 years ago and we have been voted twice in 2009 and again 2012 best hostel in Australia by hostelworld.com customers , glad you think so .

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

Dreamtime Hostel Cairns was a great choice on our trip to Cairns. Chris and the rest of the front desk team are awesome, so friendly and helpful. We were there for the BBQ on Weds night ($12 for bbq dinner and fire show -- maybe the cheapest meal you'll eat in Cairns) and really enjoyed the atmosphere and entertainment. Clean rooms (no bugs), clean kitchen and bathroom. And the place is actually pretty quiet at night, it is a 10 min walk to the city center, that probably helped with the quiet part. Overall, great place, great price, would stay here again.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with friends
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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2012

Hi being travellers ourselves we know how important it is to be super clean , glad you enjoyed the BBQ night is all ways great fun.

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

we found the Dreamtime hostel a great place to stay. the location was perfect for us with easy access to transport, restaurants and shopping. The staff were always friendly and helpful. Chris the manager gave us great suggestions for excursions once he knew what we were looking for and they were just the best!!!!!! the BBQ night was lots of fun.
Bob and Anne, Toronto, Canada

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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank anne f
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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2012

Thanks Bob and Anne it was nice to meet you both i will remember you in the dideridoo comp great night .

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Reviewed 1 March 2012

Hostel with a cosy environment and a familiar type, with a awsome interior decoration which makes it extremly pleasant. It is very calm, very clean and friendly staff! The kitchen is really nice and everything is working properly. Although it is out of the centre, it is very easy to walk there, and it is 1 min away from a big supermarket. They gave us free ticktes for dinner, although the restaurant is not that nice.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with friends
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41dug, Owner at Dreamtime Travellers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2012

Thanks Carolina its nice to know you enjoyed staying with us, i will pass on your comments to my wife, she is responsible for the decor.

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Reviewed 24 February 2012

Good rooms great staff with bookings help abit I a walk way from centre about 10-15mins but no noise n is good value $52 double bed clean tidy pool kitchen bathrooms all look good only here 1night next door to shopping centre with cinema food court n big Coles which is handy also do good deals with Mexican restaurant next door .

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Additional Information about Dreamtime Travellers Rest

Address: 189 Bunda St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly Dreamtime Backpackers)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Cairns Region > Cairns
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 84 Speciality Lodging in 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
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 
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