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Wake Up! Sydney

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My friend and I stayed here for 3 weeks while taking a vacation in Sydney. The hostel is 5min walk from the train station which was ideal for us. The staff were very helpful arranging trips and days out. The bar on the basement floor is a great way to meet people. Although we were not travelling many travellers said... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here two weeks before starting to move around. Staff is friendly, rooms get cleaned often, bathrooms are clean enough, snack bar prices are a bit high but hey it's Sydney. The hostel organises activities such as city and beach walks, which is nice. Side Bar downstairs offers a different budget dish every day, very handy for people trying to... More

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Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

desk staff were great, hostel is very clean (although the room cleaners are as loud as the new years eve fireworks) and the wake up announcements in the morning can be annoying, but hey it's their thing. Don't stay on the first floor if you want to sleep, I only made that mistake once. The bar (sidebar) down stairs is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for 2 weeks as I had justs moved to sydney. The reception staff were excellent - very friendly,helpful and a credit to the hostel. Side bar was fantastic - lots of good activites and friendly staff. Only negative would be that in the whole 2 weeks I was there I had 1 guy who spoke any English-... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

so me and my boyfriend stayed here originally for a week but ended up staying like a month and a half! Fantastic hostel, so clean and you will make loads of friends we stayed in a 8 bed dorm and it's was fab. The only downside was the kitchen pots and pans were dirty and rusty however we spoke to... More

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Los Angeles, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wake up is a backpackers paradise should you end up with cool bunk mates. Many of the staff are backpackers as well. Rooms range from a bunk bed with a tv and private bath to 10 in a room with shared bathroom. If you are there on a busy week get the room with one bunkbed and private bath, it... More

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Kessel-Lo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- clean rooms and bathroom - really not expensive for Sydney - the staff is so kind and helpfull!!!!!!!! - excellent location -nice bar, the price for food and alcolhol is really ok; - modern and new,

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself, my twin and cousin originally planned to stay here for two nights, but ended up staying a week! The atmosphere in the hostel is great, the rooms are pretty clean as are the bathrooms! The staff are all very friendly and happy to help, and Wakeup! is in a great location for everything you could possibly need. I would... More

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

Hi Georgia D, Thank you so much for your great feedback! We work very hard on creating a fun atmosphere and our staff will be wrapped that they have another mention. We would love to see you again soon. Regards Dev Penney - General Manager More

17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night. It's not the cheapest place we stayed, that's for sure, but equally it wasn't up with one of the better places we've stayed at around Australia. The location is great (right next to the main train station) however the room we had just wasn't. Given it was 50 bucks each for a double room with shared... More

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

Hi Nickingtons, My apologies that your recent stay was not up to par. I have confirmation from our builders that the scaffold is now on it's way down and we expect that this will flood the George Street side of the property with plenty of natural light. Should you be travelling to Sydney again please do not hesitate to contact... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rainy days in Sydney... You'll forget them immediately if you go down for a breakfast at the Coffee-bar. Great customer service, and always with a great, lovely smile! Brad: You rule man! Thanks for making my rainy days so sunny! You are an artist ;) Sarah

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Hey Sarah R, Thanks for your kind words! I shall be passing on your message to Brad our 'superstar' barista. Regards Dev Penney - General Manager 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
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Hotel Class:1 star — Wake Up! Sydney 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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