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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Highley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff welcoming and friendly, rooms are good, slightly cramped but it's a hostel not a hotel! Bathrooms are clean and facilities good! Not far from central sydney and opposite the central train station! Probably the best hostel you'll find in Sydney and not as expensive as the YHA Central

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to meet people as there is so much going on (so not sure what a few reviews have said about it being hard to do so!) Also very clean, lots of amenities, and the staff is very friendly and quite willing to help. Sidebar is a good place to start the night with your new friends. The one... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights, our first nights in Sydney. The hostel is huge, clean and a great location. Staff are very friendly and we really benefitted from the Travel up desk. Both Charlene and Linnea were great in helping is organise our whole 5 week trip up the Gold Coast, booking in the trips we wanted to do... More 

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

Hi StephLP2 Thank-you for taking a moment to leave us such a nice review. It certainly sounds like you had a great experience with us. We definitely aim to create a social atmosphere for all ages to interact. I will be passing on your positive comments to our Travel Up! Team who work very hard to ensure all their customers... More 

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

Good clean, modern hostel at the SP the end of CBD. Fairly good for meeting people but often large groups that don't mix. Cleanist hostel I've stayed in in Australia. But seeing as it its so expensive and there's no free WiFi, breakfast etc I'm not sure it's worth it. There are several hostels further up into CBD with a... More 

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

Hi BiziDave Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all feedback and view it as a chance to better our hostel. I am glad that you found our hostel clean, we certainly work very hard to ensure that our high Wake Up! Standards are met. We run many free activities here at Wake Up!... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is one of the best in Sydney! So clean and safe! You use your key to only get to your floor in the lift. Tad annoying that theres no stairs as the lift can take ages. Brilliant night lofe and social activities! Staff let me in early to the room to leave my bags too.

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

Hi Billie D Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is awesome you got a chance to get involved in our many free social activities, and got a chance to get down to Side Bar and party. Thanks again for your feedback. Wake Up! Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service- everything is really well kept, clean and tidy. All the staff are extremely friendly and there's so many mixers and events going on at the hostel that you'll never be bored. Location is very central and everything is easily accessible and within walking distance! Charlene- the travel up manager at wake up- she helped me with all my... More 

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

Hi Kara D Thanks for taking a moment to leave us your feedback. It sounds like you had a great stay with us. I will certainly be passing on all your feedback to all of our departments who work tirelessly to make sure all of our guests have a great experience. Hopefully we get to see you again soon at... More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here a couple of times during my travels. The hostelprice might make you reconsider at first, but trust me, it is worth paying a bit more and staying here than looking next door and paying a bit less. I could compare it to a hostel with hotel service. Everything is superclean and well thought of. the last... More 

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

Hi Buijke Thank-you for taking the time to leave us your feedback from your multiple stays. I will certainly be passing on your positive comments to our housekeeping team and our Travel desk who work very hard to ensure that all of our guests are well looked after. I’m glad you got a chance to get downstairs and party at... More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wake up was the first hostel I stayed in as a solo backpacker and it was the perfect place to start my trip! I ended up extending my stay for another week! The rooms are so much better than any other room I stayed in, with personal lights and plug sockets next to each bed which really come in handy.... More 

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

Hi Laurag201596 Thank-you for taking the time to leave us such and in depth review. I am so glad that you had such a great experience with us. Charlene and the Travel Up! crew are great at organising trips of all shapes and sizes and have a lot of contacts throughout Australia, which makes tailoring a trip to your needs... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love wakeup!! Ive stayed there numerous times! Bit pricey but it's clean, fun, and it's central location right near the train station makes up for it! Also having 'sidebar' right underneath is great! Makes the the walk home really handy you just take the elevator right up to your floor! Lol

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

Hi Traveling_girl1987 Thanks for your review. It certainly sounds like you had a great stay with us. Side Bar is an awesome way to party and meet backpackers from all over the world, I am glad that you got a chance to get down there and party. We are very lucky with our central location, makes getting around Sydney very... More 

St. Moritz, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Originally, I planned to stay 4 nights there however, it was too loud and too much. I love partying but not with kids under 20 and every day - the basses can be heard through the 3rd floor - basically you have the feeling to sleep in the club not 4 floors higher...... Nevertheless, the beds are comfortable, dorms are... More 

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

Hi Nicole K Thank-you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate any and all feedback and view it as a chance to better our hostel. I am sorry to hear about your experience with the music down in Side Bar, there is always a great party going on down there. I would greatly encourage you to... More 

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