Dreamhost – Reviews, Plans, Pricing & Features
Generic Dreamhost Prices
|Service||Monthly Price Range|
|VPS||$15.00 – $120.00|
|Dedicated Server||$149.00 – -$279.00|
|Cloud Hosting||$4.50 – $48.00|
Faster Page Load Time
DreamHost’s page hosting time didn’t let us down, it is 18% faster than competitors. We have listed the last 10 months average load time for your reference —
- September 2018: 688ms
- August 2018: 658 ms
- July 2018: 733 ms
- June 2018: 562 ms
- May 2018: 598 ms
- April 2018:678 ms
- March 2018: 817 ms
- February 2018: 809 ms
- January 2018: 778 ms
- December 2017: 773 ms
Excellent Customer Service
DreamHost has a solid online reputation. They provide 24/7 support service and their support is not outsourced. But, they don’t provide phone support.
Money Back Guarantee, “Free Days” for downtime
DreamHost has a very good money-back guarantee policy. In the industry, DreamHost offers the longest (97 days) money back guarantee. Also, for every hour of interrupted service DreamHost credit you a day’s service.
According to DreamHost’s Terms of Service, you can get the benefit of free days if:
- The DreamObjects service is unresponsive
- DreamObjects gives a server error response to valid user requests for more than a minute of consecutive requests.
Note: Any kind of scheduled maintenance causing the downtime is excluded
There are many companies claiming to provide unlimited hosting. Unfortunately, most of them are not even close. DreamHost truly offers unlimited bandwidth and data transfer according to their ‘Unlimited Policy’ terms.
- This service is incredibly rare for a reason (read: cost). Here are the exceptions:
- Copyrighted content to which you do not hold usage or distribution rights.
- File upload / sharing / archive / backup / mirroring / distribution sites.
- A site created primarily to drive traffic to another site.
- Making your account resources available (either for free or not) to the general public.
Cheaper compared to rest
DreamHost is very transparent about their pricing, unlike many companies who provide promotional or slashed pricing to attract new customers. The most basic shared hosting for the simple website is of 2.59 $/month, for the first year. And, If you are looking for something more robust, they have an unlimited shared upgrade, or you can also look for their managed WordPress hosting like “DreamPress”, “VPS” or dedicated servers.
DreamHost team is committed to reducing their impact on the environment and they are doing this through the purchase of carbon offsets. Since from 2007, DreamHost has been a carbon neutral company.
Yes, depending on your requirement DreamHost is super reliable. They offer incredible money-back guarantees, in case, if you experience any downtime. They are famous for their exceptional support. There few freebies are an add-on. Overall, looking at the services Down host is pretty affordable.