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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best stays I've had at a hostel!! Rooms were clean an cosy (we had a twin room with priv bathroom) Kitchen was a little busy at times but nothing major! It was kept clean and there was plenty of equipment to use!! Thanks!

Thank April-Marie L
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hostel for just under a week in January and loved it! Very modern and our 8 bed room was very spacious with a high ceiling! Never had to queue for a shower or toilet. Feels secure having to show your keycard at night as well as having to use it for the lift. Staff were really...

Thank LauraEM28
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good location just a few steps from sydneys central station enabling getting around town easy. CBD is 10 mins walk down Pitt st. The hostel offers a safe clean environment and is well run. Rooms clean but basic. The bed wasn't the most comfortable that I've slept in.

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Thank middy1234567890
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Wake up is one of the good ones ! Great location and great facilities. The only thing is that the kitchen is quite small for the size of the hostel and the amount of people staying here. Always super busy around dinner time and it's not super clean either. But aside from this tiny detail, it's great! You get vouchers...

Thank Valérie B
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Valerie, Thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed the hostel. Always great to hear good feedback especially on our staff members. Enjoy your travels! WakeUp! Management

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I had a very good experience staying at Wake Up. Good facilities, friendly staff and great location right next to central station. Everything was clean and modern. The personal power outlets at every bed was a big plus!

Thank Zandra P
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Zandra, Thank you for your review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay here - hopefully we can have you stay next time you are in Sydney. WakeUp! Management

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This hostel is in a great location, about 300m to central train station, and also near a big bus stop. The staff are relatively helpful. The only downsides were, that they do not allocate beds. This is only an issue if you are travelling with people. Also the bathrooms were slightly dirty, with mould on the roof above the showers....

Thank kaishabullen
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Kaisha, Thank you for your review. Although we do not allocate beds we do guarantee same room availability for people who book together. Our bathrooms are cleaned three times a day but on the back of your review we have given each bathrooms roof a full clean - thank you for pointing this out. Enjoy your travels! WakeUp! Management.

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The hostel itself was very clean, very busy and the staff were attentive. The cafe on the ground floor did great food and the vouchers given on arrival were a nice surprise. Side bar was good. However I think more can be done to try and help out solo Travellers, that would be the only criticism. Also location was good...

Thank James W
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed most parts of the hostel. We try our best to include all travelers and make every one feel welcome. We have free weekly city and beach tours which are a great way to meet travelers. We have numerous other activities such as trivia nights, wine and cheese nights,...

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Great accommodation for the fact was only there in the evening to sleep. Showers and toilets were always available. Not a typical hostel and the upkeep is brilliant. Only thing to mention is that there is a club directly under the hostel so there is a little bit of noise from outside and when the other residents go back to...

Thank Brad H
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Brad, Thank you for the awesome review. See you next time! WakeUp! Management

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Booked a private room for a week which was small as expected but clean and we could see central station from the window! This hostel is PARTY CENTRAL! If you're not there to party be prepared for a lot of noise as the walls are really thin! Housekeeping starts around 8am and you will have vacuums going outside your door....

1Thank Ellen R
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Ellen, Thank you for your review - certainly some valuable feedback. We do have nightly events on in our bar - Side Bar. The parties are kept out of the rooms as we have a no noise policy after 10:00 PM and no alcohol in the rooms. This is monitored by our 24 hour security. If you feel this...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I only stayed for 2 nights but I wish I'd stayed longer! They have so much going on at this hostel - free city/beach walks, multiple events on at the bar every night etc. The kitchen was pretty clean compared to other hostels, and just about big enough if you made it there before the mealtime rush. There are communal...

Thank Izzy H
WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

Hi Izzy, Thank you for your review! Great to hear you enjoyed yourself here - thank you for your kind words :) Hopefully we can have you stay with us again! WakeUp! Management

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner '3rd Best Extra Large Hostel Worldwide' and 'Most Popular Hostel in Sydney' at the 2017 Hostelworld 'HOSCARS' awards. Wake Up! Sydney Central represents all that Sydney has to offer. It's modern, it's clean and it's the hub of backpacker activity, right in the heart of Sydney. With a fresh layout, friendly staff and funky activities, Wake Up aims to offer an experience, not just a bed Join us and experience Wake Up! Sydney today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wake Up! Sydney

Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: ₹ 1,943 - ₹ 6,478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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“fast, central”
L2yap, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor for the best views.”
brucel906, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I'd recommend to ask for a room that is not on the street side as you may hear the music coming from side bar at this night.”
jeannecharlottew, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor is relatively close to the street and you can sometimes hear the music and noise from the bar downstairs.”
tarrynhassell, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any of the 06 or 10 bed dorms are the best- very spacious and sociable”
Amy2062017, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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