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Wake Up! Sydney

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“central station”(152 reviews)
“bar downstairs”(64 reviews)
“bed dorm”(70 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a real nice up market hostel the rooms were clean staff were friendly. Naturally it was a bit more expensive than other hostels but the services provided were nearly worth the price difference. It was a great place to meet people and with...More

Thank JoeyKav149
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I've stayed in a lot of hostels around the world and this is definitively one of the top. This is a big hostel that feels personal, with great atmosphere and good vibes. These are some reasons why this hostel is a wonder: 1) The staff...More

Thank JoseRafael7
Response from WakeUpTeam, Manager at Wake Up! SydneyResponded 4 September 2017

Hi Jose, Thank you for your detailed and excellent review! I also appreciate the feedback you and your friend gave to me in person - it is always a pleasure hearing such positive feedback. We have shared your review with all our reception staff. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great hostel, outside of the dorms more like a hotel. The free WiFi was awesome. I was in a 6 bed dorm and it was a little cramped, drawers under the bed rather than small lockers would have been better. The room was freezing, due...More

1  Thank sarsv87
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed here in 2015, Great place, first experience of a hostel and loved it, best place to go to start your australian adventure. 10 minute walk from darling habour and 5 minute walk to paddy's market. 4 stops from Bondi and 2 stops to the...More

Thank Luke N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 weeks over the Christmas and New Years period. The location is great fir getting around Sydney and is extremely close to the busses. We stayed in a ten bed dorm for our stay which is extremely spacious however the long...More

1  Thank jasmine c
Response from WakeUpTeam, General Manager at Wake Up! SydneyResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jasmine C, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and also for your detailed feedback. It looks like things could have been much better and for this you have my apologies. I will be sitting down with my management team...More

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Airport Transportation
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"Rooms on the 7th floor have the best view."
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"Floor 5 upwards for amazing views and a quieter sleep"
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"Maybe not the 7th floor as full of clicky full time stayers with jobs who aren't so interested in getting..."
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