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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good location just a few steps from sydneys central station enabling getting around town easy. CBD is 10 mins walk down Pitt st. The hostel offers a safe clean environment and is well run. Rooms clean but basic. The bed wasn't the most comfortable that I've slept in.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wake up is one of the good ones ! Great location and great facilities. The only thing is that the kitchen is quite small for the size of the hostel and the amount of people staying here. Always super busy around dinner time and it's not super clean either. But aside from this tiny detail, it's great! You get vouchers...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had a very good experience staying at Wake Up. Good facilities, friendly staff and great location right next to central station. Everything was clean and modern. The personal power outlets at every bed was a big plus!

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is in a great location, about 300m to central train station, and also near a big bus stop. The staff are relatively helpful. The only downsides were, that they do not allocate beds. This is only an issue if you are travelling with people. Also the bathrooms were slightly dirty, with mould on the roof above the showers....

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel itself was very clean, very busy and the staff were attentive. The cafe on the ground floor did great food and the vouchers given on arrival were a nice surprise. Side bar was good. However I think more can be done to try and help out solo Travellers, that would be the only criticism. Also location was good...

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Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great accommodation for the fact was only there in the evening to sleep. Showers and toilets were always available. Not a typical hostel and the upkeep is brilliant. Only thing to mention is that there is a club directly under the hostel so there is a little bit of noise from outside and when the other residents go back to...

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Thank Brad H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a private room for a week which was small as expected but clean and we could see central station from the window! This hostel is PARTY CENTRAL! If you're not there to party be prepared for a lot of noise as the walls are really thin! Housekeeping starts around 8am and you will have vacuums going outside your door....

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only stayed for 2 nights but I wish I'd stayed longer! They have so much going on at this hostel - free city/beach walks, multiple events on at the bar every night etc. The kitchen was pretty clean compared to other hostels, and just about big enough if you made it there before the mealtime rush. There are communal...

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Thank Izzy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights in a private room. To be fair, we are probably not this hostel's target audience, being slightly older travellers less interested in pub crawls and bikini competitions, and it was nonetheless a perfectly good hostel. The rooms are sparsely furnished but spotlessly clean and there is television and good wifi. The bathroom facilities are clean...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Party Hostel and for solo travelers and people traveling together this place is awesome. You can be out listening to music and drinking till the early morning. Always a party going on in the bar that the hostel owns next door. The room and facilities are great and well kept. One of the best hostels I have...

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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: $41 - $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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 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”
 of 5 bubbles Daylee-BH, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
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