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Manchester, UK
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in a private room. The room was a corner room therefore benefited from 2 large windows overlooking the streets below. The room was large, clean, quiet and had everything we needed including a TV. Shared bathrooms were spacious and clean. The staff were welcoming, efficient and helpful. Regular food and drink offers for Side...

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

Hi Jebbtlt, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and thanks for your perfect rating. It certainly sounds like you had an awesome stay with us. We pride ourselves on out great reception staff who have a passion for what they do, so they will be thrilled with your positive comments. Thanks again and we look forward...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I stayed here on multiple occasions whilst backpacking in Australia. This is a large fun hostel which is great for meeting people and making new friends. Great base for exploring Sydney and enjoying the party atmosphere. Had many great nights out at Side Bar!

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

Hi Sarah M, Thanks for taking a moment to leave us your feedback. I am so glad you had such a good experience and chose to keep returning to Wake Up! We are certainly very lucky with our central location, it makes exploring all of what Sydney has to offer very easy. Side Bar has different activities and parties on...

Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

After arriving in Sydney we decided to stay a couple of days at Wake Up! to get things sorted. Because we wanted to stay longer in Sydney. So we needed to search for a job, a decent flat to stay and work out how to organise all the paperwork. Wake Up is not just a simple hostel, it is more...

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Hi Felix I, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and thanks for your perfect rating. I am so happy you had such an awesome stay not just at Wake Up! But also in Sydney. I will certainly be sharing your great comments to our activities team who work very hard to ensure our guests get the...

Reviewed 24 February 2016

I first visited this hostel in March 2015 and was very impressed with the cleanliness of the whole building and the friendly staff. I stayed here many times as i returned to Sydney from traveling the east coast and also before I flew home. I've recommended this to all of my friends who are visiting the area and will continue...

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Hi Will5994, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review and thanks for your perfect rating. I am so happy you had such an awesome stay with us. I will certainly pass on your kind words to our Housekeeping team who work very hard to keep everything in perfect condition. I hope you enjoyed your time in Australia,...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

My first experience of a hostel was fab but I guess they don't all come up to wake ups standards.I stayed in a six bed female dorm on level four.If you do not wish to hear the music from the side bar,request the 5/6 floor although you can get ear plugs from reception.I experienced a friendly check in.Rooms and amenities...

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Hi Mimistar1987, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review and thanks for your perfect rating. It certainly sounds like you had an awesome stay with us. We certainly put a lot of effort into all of our free activities as we want guests to get as much as possible out of their stay at Wake Up! but...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

There is lots to say about this hostel, so I'll keep it brief... Good Points: Location- right next to Central Station (quite a walk to main CBD though) Air Con- air con in the room Facilities - separate sex bathroom on every floor, lockers in room chargeable wifi Bad Points: Overpriced - this hostel is no better than any other...

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

Hi kaynyc21, First of all thanks for taking the time to leave us your detailed feedback, we encourage all feedback and look it as a great opportunity to better our property and our service to our guests. We are certainly very lucky with our central location (opposite Central Station) it makes navigating Sydney and seeing all the sites very easy....

Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Despite the full hostel, the reception was able to be more than accommodating and helpful, making my stay with them an overall great experience. The rooms were clearly clean and they took great care to make sure everyone would be happy.

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Hi David W, Thanks for taking a moment to leave us your feedback. I am so happy our staff were able to help you with all your needs. Wake Up! prides itself on having a great reception team and great customer service. Housekeeping also work extremely hard to ensure all the rooms are spotless on a daily basis. Thanks again...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We had a single with bathroom en. suite and it was really nice - a simple hotel type room in a fun environment. We then switched to a room with a shared bathroom - they were booked up on en suites. The shared bathrooms were used by the whole floor but still seemed clean and spacious. I

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Hi Julie S, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and thanks for your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such a great experience at Wake Up! I will certainly be letting the house keeping team know how impressed you were with the cleanliness. They all work very hard to ensure our high Wake Up!...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed over Xmas and new year. It was pretty expensive but worth it on the whole. The hostel is really modern and more of a hotel than a hostel! Rooms are a good size (stayed in a 4 bed dorm) and are cleaned every day. There is a lot of freebies in the hostel, free drinks offers etc for sidebar...

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Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. It certainly sounds like you had an awesome stay with us. I will certainly let the housekeeping team know how impressed you were with their efforts. They work very hard to ensure our high standards of cleanliness are constantly met. I will certainly let the Side Bar management team...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Been backpacking for 5 weeks in Australia now and this is the best, cleanest and most friendly hostel I have been at! Hurt my knee during surfing before coming to here and the staff has been so friendly and helpful, from carrying my backpack up to my room, getting me ice and offering to find a doctor for me! Good...

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Hi Chloeing, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your review and thanks for your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such a nice experience with us. I will certainly be sharing this review with all the staff here as I believe they have all contributed to your awesome experience. We look forward to you staying with...

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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 

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Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €28 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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“First floor is relatively close to the street and you can sometimes hear the music and noise from the bar downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles tarrynhassell, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any of the 06 or 10 bed dorms are the best- very spacious and sociable”
 of 5 bubbles Amy2062017, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“it's quite noisy on weekend nights”
 of 5 bubbles _missanhtran_, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“6th floor good, no street noise”
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“Shuttle airport bus”
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