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1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Ranked #25 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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112 reviews 112 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a private room. Room was nice and big. Quiet (considering we were two floors above the night club). Shower was piping hot and powerful. Almost too hot so be careful. Staff were very lovely and fun. Great mix of people staying for a few days or a bit longer in Sydney. Short walk to the CBD. Highly... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was there in the month of February the hostel was full at that time of the year. But everything was very well managed and facility was pretty clean. Staff was extremely welcoming, it was my first trip Australia and i was made to feel completely at home. They help you with every information you need. I'll sure stay there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Med and a friend stayed here for 5 days, good rooms and facilities for a hostel. The staff was also very friendly! Be sure to check out their travel desk in the ground floor, great help for planning trips, and very helpful travel agents for free!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Place, i stayed at a couple of Hostels nearby too on my 02 weeks stay in Sydney City but i found Wake Up the best overall. You might miss a few modern amenities & technological integration you find these days in other hostels but thats ok, i guess Wake Up will catch up soon.

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Hi! Thanks for leaving us a review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! See you next time Wake Up! Management More

Antigua, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd hostel every stayed in my life but only now writing the review so still stands up well after other places i have stayed very professional, and kept very organised and is pretty spotless at all times. they have lots of extras that you may need, hostel bar, wifi, laundry, tv room, good kitchen, food place etc etc still one... More

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

Hi There, Thanks for taking the time out to leave us a review! Its always much appreciated. It's very pleasing to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and nice to hear you took advantage of all that we offer here at Wake Up! Cleanliness is very important to us at Wake Up! so its nice you noticed :) See... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wake Up hostel is a great hostel, but it is expensive for what you get and you don't have free wifi. You can buy wifi in the hostel but it isn't cheap. The rooms, showers and kitchen are clean but I thought it was strange that the hostel didn't have any curtains, so It was very light in the... More

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

Hi, Thanks for telling us of your Wake Up! experience :) Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, next time you visit us be sure to ask us how to use the blinds in the dorm rooms. There are adjustable knobs on the bottom of the windows. Hope to see you again soon. Wake Up! Management More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Sydney from Malaysia and stayed for 1 week. Hostel location strategic just 5 minutes of walk from Central Station. Easy to catch other public transportation as well. Staff are friendly and the atmosphere was super 'live' and fun. Really had a great stay over here. Ananth (Malaysia)

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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! So Glad you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to see you again soon! Wake Up! Management More

Pittsburgh PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great stay at Wake Up! The location can't be beat, the bed was way comfy compared to a lot of hostels I've stayed in, and the atmosphere was super fun and friendly. Had a great stay and will definitely be back next time I'm in Sydney!

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

Hi Mate, Thanks for leaving us your feedback. It's always nice hearing when our guests enjoy their time with us. Glad you found the atmosphere fun and friendly, we certainly take pride in that :) See you next time your in Sydney! Wake Up! More

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here last week for one week and had a blast. Location on Pitt/George street is ideal. It's a five minute walk from the Central station and the 555 bus runs free everyday to Circular Quay. Beds were comfortable, bathrooms clean, lockers in every room. Very friendly staff. I'd definitely come back.

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Hi Mate, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! Its so good to hear you enjoyed your time with us. can't wait to have you again! Wake Up! Management More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wake Up! Is close to everything you need. Supermarket, resturants, public transport and bars. It was clean, safe, the staff was very friendly and helpful and I would definately stay there again. Kristin 21y, Icelandic.

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Also Known As:
Wake Up! Hotel Sydney
Wake Up! Hotel
Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 130 Specialty lodging in Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Wake Up! 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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