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Wake Up! Sydney

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509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for just over a month a few years ago. Very friendly staff, good bar downstairs (side bar), and full of fun and friendly travellers. A bit more pricey than a lot of other hostels but if you can afford it then it's definitely worth it. Would go back if I got the chance

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling on a budget can be quite limiting esp for a solo traveler like me who prefers to indulge on a nice accomodation,but Wake Up! did not disappoint. It was my first time to stay in a hostel, shared a room with other 3 girls, which by the way, isnt a bad experience at all. The bed/room was clean and... More 

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

Hi Leona Jane C Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am so glad that you had such an awesome experience with us. In regards to your feedback about the power sockets, you will be pleased to know we are currently in the last stages of installing individual lights and power-points to the last of our... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and the beds were comfy. The bathrooms were always clean. Definitely the best hostel we've stayed in in Sydney! Felt more like a decent hotel than a hostel.

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

Hi Abbie T, Thanks so much taking the time to leave us a review. It sounds like you had a great stay with us. I will be passing your feedback onto both our Housekeeping and our Reception team who work very hard to ensure our high Wake Up! standards are met. I am so glad that you consider us the... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this place 4 tines and will stay again. It's a fun place,beautifully decorared and right in the heart of the city. Many places nearby to eat at. Central station is just across the street. By Sydney 's standards this is cheap accommodation and certainly worth recommending.

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

Hi Groovetime8. Thank you so much for your feedback. I am so glad that you have enjoyed your multiple stays with us! We all work very hard across the departments to ensure our guests have the best possible experience. We are certainly very lucky with our central location; it makes getting out and sightseeing very easy. Not to mention how... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just stayed in wake up for my first week, I've had no problems at all. I'm staying in a 6 bed mixed dorm. The room is great and spacious with our own plug socket and light each, also our own personal locker. The facilities are always really clean and tidy. Love the activities put on in side bar... More 

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

Hi beckytravels2015 Thanks so much for your feedback. It certainly sounds like you are having an awesome experience with us. I will certainly be passing on your comments to our team here who all work very hard to ensure our guests have the best possible time. Our events and activities are always lots of fun and are designed so backpackers... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room 516- It has four walls and a ceiling. It has a TV and a bunk bed. It is on the fifth floor near the elevator. I slept for seven hours. I woke and then left. I wouldn't recommend this room strongly, but I wouldn't tell someone not to get it.

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Matamata, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is very good at first glance, with clean rooms, modern communal areas and it does have a very good location (5 minutes walk to Central Station and only 40 minutes to walk all the way down to the waterfront). But if you are a more mature traveller, or someone who does not like to 'party party party' like... More 

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

Hi mandaius_meander Thank-you so much for your review. We appreciate all feedback and view it as a chance to better our hostel. I am so happy that over all your experience was a good one, we are so lucky with our central location and our great reception team, who work very hard to ensure our 24/7 reception is always a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion, Wake Up! Was an amazing hostel. It's very central located (literally, next to Central Station), the rooms were clean, as were the bathrooms (always very high on my priority list) and I felt very safe (I got ill during my stay, and they helped me provide medical assistance and stayed with me until they arrived). Also it's... More 

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

Hi Esther H. Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate all feedback, I am so glad that you had such a great stay with us (apart from getting sick!), but I am glad we could look after you. We are very lucky with our location next to central station; you can get to anywhere in Australia within meters... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to its size, Wake Up! is a great place to meet loads of different people. If you're not that bothered about this kind of thing, Wake Up! may not be the place for you, as it does tend to focus itself on people within the hostel mingling together. I stayed in a ten bed dorm and it was v... More 

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

Hi 1234ech Thanks for your feedback. We certainly do pride ourselves on our social atmosphere; it is such a great place with many activities which are aimed at bringing backpackers together from all over the world. I am so glad you got a chance to get to Side Bar and enjoy one of the many great parties we have down... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting option if you want to stay near the train station. We splurged for a private room with ensuite bathroom and it was small but not the tiniest we’ve seen. The hostel was bright, cheery and clean. We paid the extra $15 Australian for up to 7 days of wifi access in our room and throughout the building (you... More 

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

Hi Jay_and_ Rita Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am so glad that you had such a great stay with us. We pride ourselves on having the greatest possible reception team running our 24/7 reception. They will be thrilled to hear your positive comments as they all work very hard. Roy’s cafe is always... More 

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