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Wake Up! Sydney

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I couldn't wait to get to Sydney - it was the last stop in my East Coast trip (Cairns-Syd) :) This hostel definitely played a part in making the experience memorable and comfortable. First of all, the staff were super helpful and professional. They gave me all the information I needed & more. There's also a travel desk so if... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have stay in many hostils through the USA, Asia, UK & Europe. This hostile is easily one of the best all around, I was impressed with the daily vacum and dust and the weekly deep clean of the rooms. Lots of activities organised through the hostil also tours. All I can say is if you are worried about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wake up hostel was the best choice I made when I first came to Sydney. It is clean and well kept, the staff change the bedding and clean the rooms constantly, the bathrooms are huge and I never had to wait to use the showers, they have probably the only "teen-style" club beneath it called sidebar which is always a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So I stayed at Wake up for two weeks! (longer than I intended too) I had a shared room and then a private room with my sister. The hostel location is very good, right across the road from the train/subway station which means you can pretty much get most places in Sydney. A short walk and you are at Darling... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 5 nights in the Private En-suite room. The room had a great view and was clean. Only wished that the shower had retractable shower head and not the one fixed to the wall. Wake Up! was also really convenient as it was walking distance to darling harbour, chinatown, market street and Central train station (although we also... More 

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Thank Michelle N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the absolute best stay at WakeUp! in Sydney! I had a 6 person mixed dorm, it was very clean when I arrived and stayed clean every day that I stayed there. There was storage space that you could lock up and also other locked storage near the reception. The reception is a great open space and the people... More 

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

Hi Anne P, Thanks for taking a moment to give us your feedback. I am so glad you had such an awesome experience with us and we were able to make your stay so memorable. We like to create a social atmosphere where backpackers from all over the world can come and meet other backpackers whilst enjoying all we have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed for one night because I was skydiving the next day. It was clean, quiet, comfy beds, nice reception. I didn't understand why I had to pay 20$ for a key, but it's no biggie! Overall I would recommend the location especially since it's in the heart of Sydney!

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

Hi Ms G, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I will certainly pass on your kind words to our housekeeping team who work very hard to ensure our high standards are constantly met and that our guests are as comfortable as possible. In regards to the key deposit of $20 this is something you receive back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a private room with shared bathroom. All the facilities were clean. The café and basement bar are great, $5 pizzas and pool! The overall best feature has to be the location, directly across from Central Station, and still reasonably priced for Sydney.

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

Hi Bronte W, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your great rating. It certainly sounds like you had an awesome experience with us and I am so glad we could make your Sydney experience so special. Our central location is great for getting out and exploring all Sydney has to offer, we are so... More 

Wenatchee, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Wake Up! Sydney Hostel were all very helpful. When I first got to the hostel James greeted me with a friendly smile and checked me in and told me all the great places to visit and showed me on the map too. He always said "no worries" which gave me confidence in my new endeavors. Sam and... More 

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

Hi Imfriendly1, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your prefect rating. I do always enjoy hearing great comments about our staff. We are very lucky to have a team of such passionate people. I am sure they will be thrilled with your kind words. I will be sharing your review with all the departments... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was really really nice! Starting with the people in the reception to the people in the tours (Connor) there were all so nice! So kind and so helpful! They were always asking you if you need something and trying to make your visit better! I was alone and I could meet a lot of people that were staying there... More 

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

Hi Lucrecia P, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your great comments. I will certainly let Conor and our reception crew know how much you appreciated their efforts. We like to put a huge range of activities on every day of the week to ensure all of our guests have a great time not... More 

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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: $28 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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