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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked a few days at the hostel so I had time to look for a more permanent place to stay. When I arrived early in the morning my bed/room was already clean so I could check in immediately. There were nice facilities (showers/toilets/lockers/WiFi etc). The place was very clean and the people were very friendly. I would recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed in this hostel for around 10 days. Staff were amazing just a word and everyting is done. Clean and tidy hostel. Very convenient and very central. Train station buses and everything is just by walking distance. It is pricy but u get what u paid for. U can choose 8 6 4 dorms or private rooms. I choosed... More 

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Thank Arthur M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had pre booked a week long stay at Wake-Up for the start of my Travels. It is the perfect starting point for a traveller wanting to get to know people quickly as the dorms are huge (even the 10 bed which I was in) it has a lovely on site cafe and a popular bar/club below ground. It is... More 

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

Hi Del_Clover, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your awesome rating. I am so happy you had such a good stay with us and we were able to start your trip off so well. Our central location across from the main train station makes it perfect to get out and explore our lovely city.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hostel is great. Really central and right next to the central station. Stayed for 4 nights in total and it had some of the best facilities out of all the hostels we stayed in. The rooms were pretty standard, but had a modern feel to them. The bathrooms were excellent, so clean. The kitchen was clean... More 

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

Hi HayleyMarks, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your perfect rating. I am so glad that you had such an awesome experience with us. I will certainly let the housekeeping team know that their hard efforts have not gone unnoticed. We have a huge range of activities on to create a social atmosphere. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of this hostel is awesome! It was so close to the central station, which made it easy to get around! I was here for only one night and the impression I got was that it was a big party hostel with a lot of 18-19 year olds. I did not sleep well because of other people in my... More 

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

Hi Emma K, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your great rating. We are a very social hostel and we put a lot of effort into a huge range of activities and events we have to ensure backpackers from all over the world can get the most out of their stay in Sydney and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked from on-line information not knowing it was a youth hostel, but this soon became evident on arrival when everyone in the lobby seemed to be less rhan 39% of our age. We had booked a double room with en suite and although the furnishings were basic, they were adequate. We had an early morning train to catch so... More 

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

Hi Tonbou, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your valuable feedback and for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your time here with us. We do work really hard to make sure all of our guests have the best possible experience. We are lucky to have such a central location in Sydney and also such a... More 

Nenagh, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel was brilliant. The rooms were really big and spacious. They provided large lockers for safe keeping of items. I had gotton off a 15 Hr overnight bus so when I arrived at 7.30 am I was shattered. The hostel were brilliant they had the rooms ready for check in which meant I was able to unpack and shower... More 

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Thank Sockyjack
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stay which was initially booked for 10 days, extended to around 5/6 weeks – this alone speaks volumes! One of the better quality hostels we have stayed in thus far - fab location, activities/events, staff and facilities!

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

Hi DevyaniPriya, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such a good stay with us and choose to extend for such a long time. I will certainly share your positive comments with the activities team who strive to ensure our guests get the best possible Sydney... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great stay with Wake Up. I was keen for an early night as I had an early start - the staff were sympathetic and found space for me in a quiet room to accommodate my needs. What legends! Aside from the great staff, the hostel is very clean and well maintained. The rooms, bathrooms and kitchen were... More 

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

Hi Steekomajeeko, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your awesome rating. It certainly sounds like you had an great experience with us. Whilst we are a very social hostel we do completley understand that guests also want a good nights sleep which is why our front desk team move heaven and earth to ensure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The local is clean, the location is the best part, and the staff is friendly. We also had a good time at the Side Bar (amazing). Many restaurants and other stores all around the hostel, and the colorful furniture inside contrast with the architecture of the building.

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

Hi David M, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your perfect rating. I will certainly share your review with all the staff here. Our building has a rich and diverse history which is reflected through the great interior decor of the hostel. We are located right across from central station as well as light... More 

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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Wake Up! Sydney

Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $31 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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