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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, friendly staff, very sociable,great offers and memorable nights down at side bar. Defo recommend this hostel to anyone, specially for backpackers.Close to most shops, bus services and train station.Big shout outs to Mo and Dave friendly guys and always make you laugh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place ever!! Loved side bar so friendly!! Love everyone here will defo come back. 10 bed provided a very social atmosphere! The guy with the curly moustache (David) was lovely very helpful & friendly!! Also the girl Ali was very helpful and supportive.

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

Hi there, Thanks so much for your lovely review! We love hearing from our guests after their stay, especially when its as positive as your experience :) The reception staff were stoked to hear your comments, especially the "guy with the curly mustache" We hope to see you again soon at Wake Up! Wake Up! Management More

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here last year for 4 nights. Was very impressed with the hostel and the warm atmosphere. I had just arrived in Australia on my own and at 18 years old was very nervous. The hostel and staff made me feel very welcome and i thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. I stayed in a 10 person dorm and the room... More

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

Hi! Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback from your stay last year, we really appreciate it! We really do try to make a home here at Wake Up! for any travelers that come our way, and I'm glad you got that impression from our staff. We've actually had a whole lot of renovations since you last... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I visit Sydney I always stay at the Wake Up. The staff is very friendly, helpful and informative. They always help out! They also have tourist/job information desk. The cleaners are always working hard and the rooms/bathrooms are very clean. The kitchen have a great set up with lots of cooking space and equipment and has a nice atmosphere.... More

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

Hi there, thanks for taking the time out to leave a review, its always appreciated by us. I'm glad the staff were helpful towards you, that always makes a big difference! You just made the day for our housekeeping team, they are stoked to know that their handwork is appreciated by guests!!! Cant wait to have you stay again soon.... More

Melbourne
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend Wake Up to anyone travelling.. I traveled alone and was a little nervous before I got there but once I met there friendly staff my mind was at ease and I had the best time ever.. The place is always clean and looked after and they have you could need.. I will definitely be staying with them... More

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

Hi There! thanks for leaving us a review after your stay here. Its so nice to hear you enjoyed our facilities and found Wake Up to be "spotless"! We really focus on trying to keep it as clean as possible so its always nice to hear when its noticed. My apologies some of your room mates were a bit loud,... More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Wake Up! for 2 nights in July 2014. The hostel is amazingly located right next to central station so really easy to find, and to get to everywhere in Sydney. The rooms, bathrooms, kitchens and communal areas were spacious, modern and clean. The only downsides were that you have to pay for the wifi, and it can... More

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

Hi! thanks for leaving us a review, we always appreciate it! We really appreciate your feedback on our rooms and communal areas, we have actually just renovated a lot of our rooms to include bed lights and power points and our communal area was completely redone last year! We look forward to your next visit with us, Thanks again. Wake... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't believe my luck when I checked in at wake up! It's more like a very very nice hotel then a hostel! Friendly staff, amazing beds with cozy duvets and it's very very clean! The bar is good and it's near lots of other good bars and clubs too! I would 100% recommend it! It's pretty good value too!

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

HI! We really appreciate you leaving a review for us after your stay. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed it so much here! We are really focused on giving you the best facilities and a great experience in Sydney and it sounds like we have given you the right impression :) Hope to see you again at Wake Up! and... More

Sydney
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling alone and was in need of meeting some new faces and having fun!! Wake up provided exactly that!!! I was in a 10 bed dorm, great size and spacious! The staff was great in particular a blonde lady who had us all out joining in the fun!! Games organised which gets you involved when travelling alone! Bathroom was clean,... More

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

Hi! thanks for leaving us your feedback, we LOVE hearing from our guests! I'm glad you joined in on all of our activities after a little bit of encouragement from the staff, its the best way to meet everyone in the hostel and more often than not, the staff are joining the activities too! It's pleasing to hear your room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a eight bed mixed room. There were storage lockers in the room. Bathrooms were clean. Staff was friendly. Travelers are young and like to party, especially at Side Bar. You won't real here but it's a great location across from the bus and train station (central station.)

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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