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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only stayed here for 3 days but the location was great and the amenities in the hostel were excellent and the rooms and the bathrooms were very clean. Pretty quiet in the dorms too and the coffee shop on the ground floor is great.

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

Hi TravellingOzzie, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review from your recent stay and for your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such a nice experience with us and I will certainly be sharing your kind comments with all the staff here. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Wake Up! Management

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is were i started my time in Australia and i must say it was a great hostel to start with! Placed well in Sydney u have everything u need around. The hostel dose alot of things in the evening to get everyone out and getting to no each other there are so many new backpackers that just arrive...

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

Hi Craig M, Thanks for taking a moment to leave your feedback from your recent stay with us. We put on a huge array of activities to ensure our guests can make the most of their Sydney experience. We put alot of effort into creating a social atmosphere for our guests and love to hear people have made new friends...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in Wake up hostel for 4 nights during my time travelling in Australia and it was absolutely brilliant. I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm which was spacious and very clean. The bathrooms and kitchen were also very clean and the staff were all friendly and helpful. It is very close to the greyhound bus stop and...

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

Hi Katie H, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness here and I will let the housekeepers know their efforts have not gone unnoticed. We are very lucky with our central location in the heart of Sydney, it makes getting out and exploring all our great city has to offer very...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose the wake up as my first accommodation during my journey around Australia. Very cool hostel, clean and great staff. The food is very good at the Side bar and at Roy. I think I come back in this hostel. bye guys:

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

Hi Poti91, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your great rating. I am so happy you had such an enjoyable experience with us. I will pass on your kind words to the Side Bar crew and Roy's Cafe staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Wake Up! Management

Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wake up is a very good hostel and big cheers to the their amazing travel agency, travel up. The staff working at travel up is very friendly, helpful and I really recommend booking your trip in Australia with them.

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

Hi Johannahanrup, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback from your recent stay with us. I am so glad you had such an enjoyable experience with us and would recommend us to other travelers. I will certainly let the Travel Up! team know how appreciative you are of their efforts. Thanks again for your review. Wake Up!...

Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at Wake Up! for 4 nights and it was like staying in a hotel! The hostel was spotless, very secure, you can't even use the foyer loo without a key card! The staff are very friendly, always around to help. From when I checked in I felt at ease. There is wifi available throughout, an hour free in...

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

Hi Doddsie89, thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback from your recent stay with us. It certainly sounds like you had nothing short of an awesome stay with us. We pride ourselves on alot of things including our great security and our high standards of cleanliness. The city tour and beach walk is a great way to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location staff extremely helpful. Shuttle bus to airport provided. Nice atmosphere bar and cafe very nice.Travel desk excellent Linnea and her staff are so knowledgeable trustworthy and friendly. They planned my whole trip down the east coast gave tips and were always contactable. Would highly recommend booking your trips with them.Good value for money.

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Hi Stephen H, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such an awesome experience with us. Linnea and the Travel Up! team are awesome and I will certainly let them know their efforts did not go unnoticed. Thanks again for your review. Wake Up! Management

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed at wake up three times during our stay in Sydney in October and November. I've had such a great time i'm booked in for Christmas here too! The location is perfect walking distant to the sights and opposite central station! The rooms we stayed in were ten mix dorms, the rooms are so spacious and...

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

Hi Terri1990, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your perfect rating. I am so glad you are enjoying your time with us. I will certainly be sharing this review with everyone here as we all work very hard to ensure our guests have a great experience. We like to put on as many activities...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wake-up is definitely one of the best hostels I have every stayed in anywhere in the world. It's located right next to Central Station and a stones throw from Sydney's trendy Surry Hill district. Accessibility to and from the airport, city center, and most suburbs is superb. We stayed in a private room, which was spacious and kept well clean....

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

Hi Stevfvdsijde, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback and for rating us one of the best hostels in the world! I will certainly be sharing your kind words with all the departments that contributed to your experience at Wake Up! You will be pleased to know we have recently moved over to free WiFi in reception,...

Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a small business, we sometimes struggle with hotel expenses. Whenever we have to stay in Sydney for conference or work, Wake up is our choice. The place is clean, not noisy, staff are professional and we can socialise at the Roy's cafe downstairs easily. There is a big bench downstairs for us to work and wifi can be purchased....

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Hi Lovefoodtravelalot, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your great rating. I am so very happy you enjoy your stays with us. I certainly will pass on your comments to all the departments here who I believe have contributed to your great experience. We look foward to seeing you again soon! Wake Up! Management

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Winner '5th Best Extra Large Hostel Worldwide' and 'Most Popular Hostel in Sydney' at the 2016 Hostelworld 'HOSCARS' awards. Wake Up! Sydney Central represents all that Sydney has to offer. It's modern, it's clean and it's the hub of backpacker activity, right in the heart of Sydney. With a fresh layout, friendly staff and funky activities, Wake Up aims to offer an experience, not just a bed Join us and experience Wake Up! Sydney today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wake Up! Sydney

Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: $40 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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