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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I has been here for 25 days, very good, clean and with much things to do, definitely recommendable, The best alternative for backpackers !! The Side Bar is a good place to drink and have fun, every day party!!

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The facilities are amazing, everything is extremely clean, the staff is pretty friendly. The dorms are big, the cafe downstairs is nice, so generally, this is one of the best hostels in Australia. However, due to its size, it's pretty unfamiliar and it's hard to meet people. Good for exploring Sydney though.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wake Up is a fantastic hostel and by far our favourite we have stayed in across Aus. It was always so clean, sociable and the staff were so friendly - they even came round with free lollipops most nights to check how our stay was going. Side Bar, the bar/club attached to the hostel, always had so much going on...

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

Hi there, Thank you so much for the awesome review! Always great to hear such positive feedback - glad to hear you enjoyed the lollipops. I will pass the message on to Dev and our housekeeping team. See you next time! WakeUp! Management.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice and central located hostel with a good atmosphere. Perfect if you travel alone as it is easy to meet new people. The hostel arrange different events - city walks, cheese & wine evening etc.

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

Hi Camilla, Thank you for your great review! Safe travels and see you next time. WakeUp! Management.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the cleanest hostels I've stayed in. Only had an overnight stay but would be great for o/s visitors with plenty happening in the bar each night and a great cafe. Friendly and helpful staff!! Location right next to Central station makes getting around easy or it's an easy walk into circular quay via the scenic king street wharf.

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

Hi Kristin, Thank you so much for your awesome review. See you next time! WakeUp! Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, they where always trying there best to help you with whatever you asked for :) clean rooms and public areas. Even tho it was a big hostel it was very personal feeling around it. Not enough common activities

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

Hi Robin, Thank you so much for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the cleanliness here and you were made to feel welcome! We have multiple free walking tours, activities nightly in our bar including trivia nights, live music, DJ's, pool competitions and much more. With that said, we are always looking for ways to improve so stay tuned...

Bregenz, Austria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just for one night in a private room in the 2nd floor. The room was spacious, TV and a suitcase stand were there. Towels were included too. The shared bathrooms were clean and just around the corner from our room. The hostel is in a good location, close to the central station and China town. You can also...

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

Hi Lenla, Thank you so much for your review. Enjoy the rest of your travels! WakeUp! Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the cheapest hostel to go to but not the most expensive by a long way Perks of the hostel is it is right opposite central station so everything is so close by, very lively hostel everyone staff and other guests are friendly and approachable Has a bar downstairs (sidebar) which offers deals for food/drinks for those staying at the...

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

Hi James, Thank you for your great review! Making everyone feel welcome and included is one of our key goals so i am glad this was delivered to you. We have actually limited our tannoy announcements recently, apologies if they were excessive during your stay with us - we try our best to make sure everyone is informed of our...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I had never stayed in a hostel before, this was a wonderufl first experience! Rooms were clean, with individual lights/outlets for each bed. Bathrooms were clean, and there was never a line for the showers. Wifi worked great, even up on the 5th floor. Location was awesome, right next to the train station, and only a 10 minute walk...

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

Hi Kate, Wow - thank you so much for your awesome review! Hopefully we can have you (and your friends) stay with us again soon! WakeUp! Management

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. Quite the popular hostel. Central location. Right by the train station and walking distance to Chinatown and shopping. Had an event every night and a bar downstairs for drinks and food.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner '3rd Best Extra Large Hostel Worldwide' and 'Most Popular Hostel in Sydney' at the 2017 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 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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“fast, central”
L2yap, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor for the best views.”
brucel906, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I'd recommend to ask for a room that is not on the street side as you may hear the music coming from side bar at this night.”
jeannecharlottew, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor is relatively close to the street and you can sometimes hear the music and noise from the bar downstairs.”
tarrynhassell, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any of the 06 or 10 bed dorms are the best- very spacious and sociable”
Amy2062017, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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