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1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is clean and has a comfortable setting in the room. In addition, the location of the hostel is so convenient as its near Central station (5-7 mins walk). There are also some restaurants and eateries near Lee Street, ideal for breakfast if you do not cook. Would patronize Wake Up! on my next visit to Sydney! Enjoy your... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wake up was the first hostel i stayed in Australia, its very big but this makes it easy to socialise and meet people. There are lots of planned activities. The bedrooms are large with lockers, bathrooms always clean and shower etc work well! Kitchen well maintained. The hostel is situated near central which means you have transport links to the... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wake up was definitely a good place to stay. I stayed here for my first trip to Sydney in 2011 when i came over for the Eminem concert with my friend. We were in a 4 bed dorm and made some nice friends. What was quite annnoying was having the speaker in the room. When we went over the weather... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel is nice and Central in town. The trainstation is over the Road and so you can get fast to every Point in town. I don't like the Food whats includet, but if you are outside in the Bar its nice. The hostel is clean, but the bathroom is Not modern. So its a nice hostel and becouse its... More

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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyf and I stayed here for our 4 nights in Sydney. We were in an 8 dorm. The room was basic but very clean! Lockers were provided which always helps. The bathroom facilities were also spotless and in a hostel of this size is comforting. We found the team very friendly and helpful too! The only downside to this... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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155 reviews 155 reviews
75 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here once before and have no idea why I bothered to come back when there are two very good YHAs a 2 minute walk from here. The 4 bed dorm I stayed in for my first two nights was cramped and didn't have enough places to charge phones. There was also no way to ventilate the room as... More

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WakeUpTeam, General Manager at Wake Up!, responded to this review

Hi there, I’m so very disappointed to read your review today. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to talk to you in more detail about the events you are describing, as they seem so far away from the service the team at Wake Up aim to offer. Our reception team pride themselves on their customer service and it seems... More

Limerick, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with a couple of friends. It looks amazing. Staff are very friendly and helpful. The whole place is so clean and tidy. And the bonus is it had a bar and cafe. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone staying in sydney

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WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up!, responded to this review

Hi There! We really appreciate you taking the time and leaving us a review. We always love hearing from our guests after their stay. I understand you are quite an avid traveler so to hear your thoughts about Wake Up! is very pleasing. I will be sure to congratulate the reception staff after your comments, they will be so happy... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great place for almost anyone I'd say. Party lovers would love it since there's a bar/club right downstairs. Beds were clean, toilets were clean, building looks modern and new. Nothing much i didn't like to be honest.

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WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up!, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your thoughts, It's always appreciated! We couldn't ask for a more positive review, and we are very proud to have given you such a good impression of our home! Hope we get to accommodate you again in the future! Wake Up! Management More

Medellin, Colombia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling solo, and has been a great experience stay at this hostel.. The staff have the best service and they are open to help you with everything. The hostel looks like new, my room was clean. Fully recommended ! You must stay there if you are visit Sydney.

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WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up!, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks so much for leaving us a review. We really appreciate your thoughts! I'm glad the staff were so helpful towards you during your stay, they certainly make you feel at home here at Wake Up! We hope to see you again soon, and thanks again! Wake Up! Management More

Newport, Wales
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 10 nights at Wake Up and got to meet so many new people everyday!- the staff on reception are very friendly and welcoming, although I found the cleaners to be quite rude the way they kick and throw your belongings under the bed and around the room... However, the beds are very comfortable although the corridors can be... More

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WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up!, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for taking the time out to leave us a review, its always appreciated. We really appreciate your feedback, especially about our room. Our housekeeping department clean the rooms very methodically to ensure every guest checks into a spotless room. A lot of the time they will need to move guests belongings to be able to vacuum :) In... More

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Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Wake Up! 1*
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Wake Up! Sydney Central is a modern, purpose built hostel with large spacious rooms. All the facilities you need under the one roof and fantastically located across the road from the central railway station. Wake Up! was voted "Best Large Hostel in the World" and "Best Hostel in Oceania" based on character, security, location, staff, fun and cleanliness, when surveyed by 500,000 Hostelworld customers worldwide. ... more   less 
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