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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
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So this was my 4th time back at wake up in 3 months and overall it was just as amazing as the first 3 times. The only big difference i noticed was that there was a lot more notices going off in the bedrooms over the loud speakers at what seemed a very early time after a night out in... More 

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

Hi Beckytravels2015, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and thank you for coming back to Wake Up! I am so happy that you have enjoyed your multiple stays with us. In regards to your feedback around the announcements this is something we do from time to time to ensure any new guests don't miss out on... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 5 nights in a 6bed dorm. The room was clean with a locker and space for luggage. The showers and toilets were clean and never very busy. The hostel definitely has a young vibe and has a cafe and nightclub attached. I'm 30 and wasn't interested in partying but I was never bothered by any noise.... More 

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

Hi 996Chrissy, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and thanks for your perfect rating! I am so glad that we made your stay in Sydney so special. We are certainly very lucky with our central location, you can get to almost anywhere in Sydney within meters of the hostel. I will certainly pass on your positive... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Wake up for 3 weeks in July 2015 in a 4 bed female dorm and it is a marvellous place. The rooms and toilets are clean. In fact, the rooms are deep cleaned every 3 - 4 days during my stay. The location is central, just 5 mins away from the Central station and George and Pitt... More 

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

Hi Nanamithra, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback; I am so glad that you had such a nice stay with us. I will certainly be passing on your feedback to our housekeeping team who work very hard to keep everything spotless. Ryan will be so excited to hear that he made your stay so enjoyable along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are look for a hostile that has Great atmosphere, fun and caring stuff and most importantly a good night life then look stop looking and BOOK HERE My friend and I Spent are first week and loved it there so help full nothing is to much we then went to Manly and was booked into board riders I... More 

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

Hi Jordan W, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and thank-you for your perfect rating. I will let James know that his hard efforts were not gone unnoticed. I am so sorry to hear about your negative hostel experience I’m sure here at Wake Up! We can turn that around. Thanks again for your review. Wake... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would definetely recommand staying at Wake Up. My experience was really good. It was clean and warm and the showers are also good. I also liked that everyone has its plug socket and reading lamp. I didn't give 5 stars because there is no free WiFi.

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

Hi Deingrid, Thank you for your review and for choosing to stay at Wake Up! I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend us. I will certainly be letting housekeeping know that their efforts do not go unnoticed. Thanks for your feedback in regards to the WIFI, unfortunately when it comes to this, Australia is still... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wake Up was the first hostel I stayed at on my Australian travels and I was very satisfied by the experience. The rooms are spacious, tidy and clean with large lockers for storage (you need your own padlock). The lights in the room are very dull however which can make shifting around your backpack even trickier. Each bed has its... More 

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

Hi James G, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback; I am so happy you had such a great experience at Wake Up! I will certainly be passing on your positive news to everyone who works so hard to ensure our high standards are met. Thank you for bringing the lighting to my attention; this is something... More 

Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar downstairs, rooms and building cleaned regularly, smells good even in 8 bed dorm, lockers for each person, free travel desk, activities every day and night, constant free drink and food offers, friendly staff, central location, quiet, fun people, decent kitchen, free luggage storage, very safe and secure. Literally everything you could want they provide. The only two things I've... More 

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

Hi CaineCal, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. It certainly sounds like you had a great stay with us, thank you so much for your perfect rating. We certainly work very hard to ensure all our rooms our up to our very high Wake Up! standards. We provide name tags for all guests to label food... More 

Lidkoping, Sweden
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is one of the better ones. Me and my friend stayed here for 5 days in october 2014. We were backpacking so this was one of our best hostels. The hostel itself wasn't very clean, sadly. The housekeeper came like once a week and practically swept all crap and durt that was lying on the floor into a... More 

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

Hi Matilda S. Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. Overall it certainly sounds like you had a great stay. Since your stay we have equipped every room with a personal light box and power socket along with personal locker. I must apologise if you were unhappy with the cleanliness of the room, the cleaner’s deep clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first hostel experience in Australia. After a long flight i finally arrived in the hostel and the staff was very friendly. They helped me to get a Greyhound bus pass and also booked my next hostel at the next stop for me, Thanks for that! It was the first time backpacking for me so I really appreciate... More 

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

Hi Jordi R. Thanks for taking the time to leave us such in depth feedback. I am so glad your overall experience was a great one. The team at the travel desk are great at organising Greyhounds and booking trips and accommodation throughout Australia. Thank you for bringing the announcements to my attention, this is something we do from time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place! I extended my stay an extra week I liked it so much! Beds are comfy, staff is helpful and kind, rooms and bathrooms are always clean. It's a great location as well! I will never forget this place! They set the bar high for my next hostel stay. Shout out to James at the front... More 

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

Hi Daniel G, Thanks for your review; I am so glad we made your first hostel experience such an awesome one. I will be passing on your shout-out to all of the James's that work here. We are certainly very lucky with our central location, it makes travelling about Sydney very easy. I hope we can see you again soon.... More 

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