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Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel

509 Pitt Street Opposite Central Railway, Sydney, NSW, Australia
+61 292 887 888

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8.7

Excellent
based on 1,902 reviews
Wake Up! Sydney - Hostel - Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.6 km
Location rating 9.9
Nearest airport Sydney Kingsford Smith
Distance to airport 6.9 km

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  • Good
    Aug 2019
    7.0

    It's a hostel, cheap, full of various people (often in the mood to party) and, surprisingly, spotlessly clean at that.

    I found no good space to sit comfortably, eg. for a skype call to the other side of the world. And I'm probably too old for hostels these days in general, which is not a particular problem of the Wake Up!, but in the nature of shared dorms in hip places in general.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    9.3

    Location great, room was very clean, very friendly helpful staff.

    A glass in the room to have a drink of water was expected as a minimum however, tea making facilities would have been nice.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    10.0

    Everything

    Nothing

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019
    10.0

    The staff was amazing

  • Good
    Aug 2019
    7.0

    I stayed just a short time in Sydney and needed a place that is close to the public transport (connection to the airport as well as to the city). The location full filled this expectation. I got a room in the highest floor which was also a plus because it had lots of sunlight coming in.

    I travelled to Sydney in July (winter) and was quite surprised that my room didn't have any AC for heating or cooling (if you come in summer). It wasn't cold but still it wasn't too comfortable. Also: All the power sockets in the room and the hostel are for the Australian plugs for which you could buy an adapter at the reception. I know it is just a hostel but having no USB-charger connection inside the room is not very up-to-date. Yes there are sockets in the reception area but they need forever to charge your phone. Noise: I stayed in the last floor of the building and could hear the traffic/construction work from the outside in the morning. The hostel provides earplugs for the inconvenience - I didn't need them though.

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Overview

Wake Up! Sydney is a relaxed, casual hostel coated in a redbrick exterior and located only a 7-minute walk away from Central Station. This short walk to Central Station allows guests staying at the hostel convenient access to the rest of the city. Guests will have no trouble reaching an attractive spot on the other side of town. Also, the hostel is less than three km from Darling Harbour and is 10 km away from the Sydney Opera House. The dorms offered in this hostel are brightly colored and decorated. They also offer mixed-sex lodgings, as well as female-only lodgings. Each of the dorm rooms can sleep up to 10 people. Each room offers comfortable bunk beds with free, cozy linens. Free access to wireless Internet is also offered for guests in every room. Shared bathrooms are available on each floor of the hostel, while private rooms are also available that sleep up to two guests. Some of the private rooms also feature en suite bathrooms. The hostel offers guests free walking tours to get a taste of Sydney's local attractions, while the hostel also offers other accommodating amenities like a trendy bar that hosts events every night. Whether it's trivia or karaoke, guests are sure to enjoy their evenings at the hostel's bar. A TV lounge and a relaxed, casual cafe are also offered at the hostel for guests who want to socialize while watching a show or enjoy a tasty cup of tea or coffee while enjoying a bite to eat.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.7 Excellent

based on 1,902 reviews

9.9

Location

9.5

Service

6.0

Comfort

3.7

Breakfast

Things to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Clean bathroom
  • Train station is close

Check in

12:00

Check out

10:00

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AMENITIES

Free Wi-Fi
ATM on-site
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Night club
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Disabled access
Adults only
Lift
Hiking
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Coffee shop
Free Internet
Pets not allowed

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Chinatown 1.2 km
  • Darling Harbour 1.2 km
  • Hyde Park 1.2 km
  • Queen Victoria Building 1.2 km
  • Sydney Tower 1.4 km
  • Pitt Street Mall 1.4 km

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Sydney Kingsford Smith 6.9 km
Newcastle Williamtown 134.2 km

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