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1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Wake Up! Sydney
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I booked 8 nights at WakeUp after being recommended the hostel by some friends, it didn't disappoint. The staff were friendly and helpful the whole time and always had ideas of what to do. The activities organised by the hostel were great- Ken, Hannah and Eric made the beach walk really enjoyable. WakeUp was a great place to stay for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hostel is right next to the central station which is good connecting to greyhound busses or the airport. Check in was very very very slow, I've never seen anything like it, staff was also not very friendly or helpful. Room was okay, 4 bed dorm is quite small and there's no locker or free wifi. As the windows are locked,... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only stayed there for one night, so I really can't say that much. It's maybe a bit pricier than other hostels, but I think it's worth the money. The rooms had a good size and were tidy. It's right next to Central Station, so it's very easy to get to it. But, maybe its a bit further away from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a weeks stay at this hostel to get our travels kick started as we knew that it had a superb reputation. We were certainly not disappointed. The location is excellent, right next to Sydney central station (making getting around very easy) and walking distance from the trendy Surry Hills area and Chinatown. The hostels rooms are clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good: Location Laundry facility reasonably priced Good place to meet other backpackers Comfy bed. Bad: Toilets !! Floor 6 was DISGUSTING from the afternoon to dinner time the following day. No soap in the dispenser. Customer service during check-in ! When customers are paying good money to stay at the hostel manners go such a long way; the girl who... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here over Christmas and new year. Luckily I was in a great dorm with 6 lovely girls. It's definitely a party hostel and they try to get everyone involved so perfect if you're travelling alone. All the staff were brilliant, the guys on reception were so helpful and friendly. A lot of people stick to hanging around with... More 

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

Hi Lourdes895 Thank you for leaving us your feedback from your recent stay. It definitely is a very lively place and aimed at bringing backpackers from all over the world together. We hope you managed to get down to Side Bar to mingle with guests from other rooms. I am sorry to hear about your experience with the lifts, they... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You get a lamp and a plug per bed, the rooms are spacious and you're just above the biggest backpackers clubs!! The kitchen does shut at 10pm so if you work an evening shift you have to buy food out and there isn't much of a homey feel that some other hostels have but there are a lot of activities... More 

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

Hi Lizzie W Thanks for leaving feedback on your recent stay here with us at Wake Up! I am so glad you enjoyed your accommodation and liked the new light-boxes we are introducing to the whole hostel. The activities team work very hard to ensure everyone has a great time at our free events, I am sure they will love... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

backpacking across australia was fun and exciting. though on many occasions I had slummed it thinking that things couldn't get any better but boy was I wrong. I have always stayed in hostels with 8 bed dorms. generally not all of the beds were taken so this meant the room wasn't always packed. My stay at Wake up started with... More 

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

Hi Spencer L Thanks for taking the time to leave us such awesome feedback, we really appreciate it. I will be printing this off and giving it to all the different departments of Wake Up!. All of whom will be so happy with how much you enjoyed every aspect of the hostel. We certainly hope to see you again at... More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely stay in hostels but picked this for my night in Sydney as I wanted to do the free city tour and not be too lonely in a hotel! I was so glad I did as the tour was a good way to get your bearings and meet people, and the whole place has a really friendly vibe. The... More 

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

Hi Charottemlove Thank you so much for leaving us a review. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us at Wake Up! The free city and beach tours are a great way to meet new people from all over the world as well as seeing Sydney's key tourist attractions. We are so glad that you enjoyed... More 

Rome, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just think that this Hostel is excellent. I stayed there for one night during my second visit to Sydney. This hostel has Air conditioned in the entire premises. Bathroom, room and kitchen were very clean. Bathrooms were extremly spacious. The building used to be a Department Store and has a story. Has been fully refurbished. The bar was amazing.... More 

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

Hi Juan S I must thank you for taking the time to leave us a review; we really appreciate any and all feedback. I am so glad you had such an awesome time here at Wake Up! and enjoyed so many different aspects of the hostel. I will certainly let the reception staff know that their efforts have not gone... More 

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Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Wake Up! Sydney 1*
Number of rooms: 113
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