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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Absolutely great hostel. Staff amazing, good chance to meet people. Also very clean for a hostel would recommend to all. Sidebar is good a busy club just underneath the hostel but not too loud if you don't want to go out. Kitchen is very nice but can get a littl busy.

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

Hi Michael H , Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am so glad you had such an awesome experience at Wake Up! All the staff will be so happy with your positive comments about them; they all have a great time working here and work very hard to ensure all our guests have an incredible...

England
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The location of Wake Up hostel is perfect. It's near the train station and walking distance to loads of things. The hostel itself has a good atmosphere- loads going on in the hostel and also in Side Bar. The staff in the hostel are fab- so friendly and especially around Christmas time there were lots of freebies going on! The...

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

Hi Sunshinee, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and thanks for your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such an awesome stay with us. I will certainly be letting the reception staff know how much you appreciated their efforts; they all work extremely hard to ensure all of our guests are having a great...

East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

From check in to check out, this hostel was fantastic! The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make sure the guests are enjoying themselves. The manager made personal rounds of the rooms to make sure everything at the hostel was up to guests expectations - amazing! Promos, parties and freebies were fab over...

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Hi misstrickey, 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 here at Wake Up! We are very blessed to have such a great reception team here who truly love what they do and always ensure our guests have the best possible...

Stalybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time here at wake up hostel over Christmas and new year! Staff was brilliant lovely and clean and amazing activities! Highly recommended. We could not find one fault with hostel from start to finish even as a couple or in a group Thank you x

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Hi Damon H, Thanks for your review and thanks your perfect rating. I am so glad you had such an awesome stay with us. The staff are all smiles at your positive comments about them. We all work extremely hard here to ensure all of our guests have the best possible experience not just Wake Up! but also in Sydney...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Very good people here. When I arrived there were a few things not so great with my room. It was above the night club downstairs so it was very loud at night. The room literally shook. To add, the beds were extremely creaky. Both of these things meant you didn't sleep all that well. The Wake Up staff accommodated my...

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Hi Joshuadnash, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and thanks for your perfect rating, I am so glad you had such an awesome stay with us. I am so glad our staff were able to sort out all your minor issues, that is why they are there to ensure all our guests have the best possible...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at wake up over the Christmas period. I shared a private room with my other half and the room was clean, comfortable and had enough space. Our room was right next to the elevator however so it was quite noisy at night time. The hostel was a good location and was close to the city....

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

Hi Louise F, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am so glad you had such an awesome experience with us at Wake Up! Thank you for your comments around the elevators, I do understand that in peak periods it can get a little bit busy, unfortunately because we are a heritage building it can mean...

Rickmansworth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Wake up in Sydney was probably one of the best, well run hostel in Sydney. They have great, caring staff who were always there to make sure you had the best time. The rooms were good and the cleaners done and exceptional job, even though we left the room in a mess over the Christmas/new year period, that didn't phase...

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Hi Chris M, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and thanks for your perfect rating. It certainly sounds like you made the absolute most out of your stay at Wake Up! and in Sydney. I will certainly be passing on your positive comments to our housekeeping team who work tirelessly to ensure all the rooms are...

Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Though this hostel is big, popular and ,for the most part, catering to a young, "keen to party" demographic (Themed nights like "Frat night") the beds were comfortable, clean space, good internet accessibility, and helpful staff. Can be loud at times, bring earplugs if sleep is high on your priority list.

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Hi Roger M, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am so glad you had such an awesome stay with us. I will certainly be sharing your positive comments with all of our staff here. We certainly like to put on as many free events as possible so that guests can get the most out of...

Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

I arrived to this hostel to find that a mistake meant my reservation was put down for 2016. The staff were so helpful, finding me a room and giving me a small compensation. The double room was simple, with a tv, desk and bed. It was quiet considering the hostel has a nightclub on site. The box breakfast is varied...

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Hi Sapna D, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I am so glad you had such a great time with us here at Wake Up! We always like to make sure our guests have the best possible experience with us and also in Sydney. We are very lucky with our central location, it makes seeing all...

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Very nice rooms. The mattresses were very comfortable and the bunk beds were the most stable I have come across. It is a very modern/trendy hostel. My room had full-sized secure locker I could my valuables in. Check out is 10am but you can stay and use the facilities until 10pm. I would definitely stay here again.

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Hi Alarich L, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback and for your perfect rating. All the staff here will be so happy to hear about your great experience with us. We understand that guests may need to travel at different times throughout the day and give them access to our first floor to cook, shower and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

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Address: 509 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney
Price Range: €41 - €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Wake Up! Sydney 2*
Number of rooms: 113
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