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Convenient Location, Expensive Drinks, Dirty

Stayed at Wake Up Sydney (Great hostel btw) but the side bar is attached next to it. The music... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
3/10 some funny bits

If you fancy a bang average night with fairly expensive drinks and a bunch of middle class... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Duncan S
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26 Feb 2018
“Convenient Location, Expensive Drinks, Dirty”
1 week ago
“Total Failure”
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509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9288 7888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They were going to held an event and had to clear out a space in the middle of the dance pool....during midnight!! You've gotta be kidding me, right? That's definitely impossible to do that during the busiest hour, well, side bar did it! The security...More

Thank Nickf1115
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Decent bar for drinks and quick bites to eat. Ok selection of beers on tap, good meal specials each night. Good tacos on Thursday for $3 each! DJ/music a bit loud, but still a good spot.

1  Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Wake Up Sydney (Great hostel btw) but the side bar is attached next to it. The music isn't that good, not dance music at all it varies. The crowd is quite young, most of the crowd is 18-21 thus a lot of drunks....More

2  Thank nikkijonas
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The worst place ever! The security guys are soooo rude, they're kicking people out for NO REASON!!! PURE PREJUDICE!!! I WOULD NEVER COME BACK!

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I was staying at WakeUp hostel for New Years 2017-2018, and I highly recommend them cause the rooms were clean plus helpful and friendly staff made the time in Sydney great! HOWEVER! The Side Bar underneath the hostel was THE worst experience. I was dancing...More

1  Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Shocking security staff. I turned up to catch up with some friends and was refused entry as apparently I was intoxicated. I'd just recovered from a viral infection and hadn't had a drink for over 10 days. The likelihood was I'd just have a couple...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I'm staying at the hostel next door, and unfortunately the door staff(Dave the manager) isn't qualified enough to know how to manage people going in and out. Been there the whole evening with friends, dancing and having fun. As I'm a smoker I went out...More

1  Thank Ninav1240
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The only thing that was good about this place was the company. I went with a uni society. The first problem was the music, the DJ started repeating songs after he ran out, which is the worst thing if you're sober enough to remember which...More

1  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Have been there once and liked it a lot :) Music was good, great atmosphere!!! Drinks were quite expensive but I think not more than everywhere else in Sydney though.

Thank Daniellethesweety
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

If you fancy a bang average night with fairly expensive drinks and a bunch of middle class 'travelers' then this Is for you. #fuktheresamay

Thank Duncan S
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