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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kessel-Lo, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

- 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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WakeUpTeam, General Manager at Wake Up! Sydney, responded to this review

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

Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for 1 night on Oct 2013,Good location ,easy access to Free shuttle bus that can take u to Darling Harbour,The Rocks,Sydney Opera,Paddy's Market. Clean dorm room ,nice bathroom and shower,friendly and helpfull staff as i asked them to helped me to called for pick up service to airport. Very recommended

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

Hey Ling L, Thanks for your kind words. We have done so much since your last stay with us having already refurbished three full floors and the ongoing installation of a power point & light box for every single bunk bed. We should have this completed in the coming weeks. We would love to have you back here to show... More

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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very conveniently located - right across the street from Central station and within walking distance of many attractions. Roy's Cafe and Side Bar have great deals and great service, awesome places to meet people. There was some confusion with our reservation upon check in but the staff made up for it by accommodating a request for us to... More

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

Hey Mcfarla, Thank you for your candid comments. We certainly appreciate all feedback and see it as an opportunity to better our property. It is good to see that there were many great aspects to your review and I will be passing on your comments to the travel desk ladies. Good to see also that our reception were able to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best hostel I’ve stayed in. The in-house travel agency is the best value service offered by Wake Up! Marketa, a Travel Up! Consultant, helped take the stress out of my trip by planning all of my travel plans. She is extremely dedicated to providing excellent service. Nilo, David, and Maikel are other employees that have made my... More

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

Hey Andrew T WOW, what a great review! Our staff are our biggest asset so it is great that you were able to meet with so many of them. I shall be passing on your comments and I know they will be thrilled. Due to popular demand we are now rolling out the power point & light box combo for... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, friendly with a good upbeat atmosphere. Most definitely a party hostel. Expensive though and you have to pay for wifi which makes it very expensive. Great place to meet new people. Staff are really helpful and knowledgeable about Sydney.

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

Hey Cah1987 Thanks for taking the time out to leave us a great review! Its always much appreciated. We know that at times we seem on the expensive side and that is why we go out of our way to ensure that your stay is as enjoyable and action packed as possible. From our free city tours and beach walks... More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in January and it was great but I didn't realise (as this was the first hostel I stayed in Australia) how overpriced it was. With it now being winter it's difficult to socialise. Although the hostel is generally clean and staff are very helpful, I am currently working nights and one of the cleaners was unfriendly to... More

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

Hey Willie S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I take it from your review that you are on your second stay with us here and that there are many aspects enjoy. Thank you for mentioning these. On the activity front we feel we have an amazing schedule of free activities led buy our dedicated... More

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Wake Up hostel is very conveniently located next to the central train station and walking distance from most major tourist attractions. The service was great, the rooms are clean and ok-sized for a hostel (we had a private room, shared bathroom). The only issue is that wifi is not free and the signal is not very good in the... More

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

Hey Andreacbl, Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Your comments regarding our customer service and cleanliness are much appreciated. My apologies on the wifi connectivity in your room. We have wifi ports situation on each level of the building and I have contacted our internet provider to come out to access the location of these. We look... 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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