Wake Up Hostel Central Sydney

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Hotel class: 2 stars
509 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia

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Wake Up Hostel Central Sydney Reviews

SFGiantsGirlie SFGiants…
6 reviews
If you're looking for a party hostel, this is your place Feb 13, 2011
When I first got to Sydney, I stayed two nights at the Sydney YHA, which was right around the corner from Wake Up. A friend from home recommended Wake Up, so I wanted to give it a shot.

The staff at the front desk were very friendly and helpful, which was great. Upon getting up to my room (the elevators are very slow), the room was pretty dirty, mostly due to the people staying in the room but you could tell that the room hadn't be cleaned recently. The hostel itself was decently clean, but the showers/bathrooms were definitely not.

There is a bar downstairs, which hosts live music, dancing, etc. It also serves food during the day/evening too. If you're looking to get sleep during the night on a Th-Sat night, don't stay on one of the lower floors if you have the choice, because the bass and music will come straight through.

There is a travel agent downstairs, along with computers/internet access. There's a small kitchen that's almost always busy, adjacent to a TV and lounge area. There are security guards that will come and tell you to shut up if you're being too loud/disruptive late at night, which is nice.

Overall, I wasn't too pleased with the hostel, but I did buy a week of lodging (for the better rate), so I had to stay there for a bit of time. Good for the social/party scene, but not if you're not looking to do that all the time.
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gracias gracias
2 reviews
Awesome Youth Hostel Apr 16, 2011
Great hostel located next to Sydney central station, really easy to find and travel to. He hostel has a great atmosphere for meeting people by organising events and tours for groups, definitely recommended for a solo traveller. The bar downstairs is nice though you can hear the music late in the night but not enough to interfere with a good nights sleep. The staff are friendly and helpful, if you have a choice stay there!
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lefty79 lefty79
3 reviews
Wake Up Apr 10, 2011
A nice hostel to stay at while in Sydney. Rooms are fairly clean but I do recommend to stay in the 4 to 6 person dorm as you have less noise and less messiness. Again, it all depends on the people in your dorm. Anyways, bathrooms and showers are plenty and were always clean. Can be a party hostel because of the bar and club downstairs but not everyone partied. Location is close to the subways and there are lots of restaurants nearby. Also, plenty of computers to use and they have a fantastic city and beach tour during the daytime. Definitely take advantage of it. Overall, Great place to stay.
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hayley499 hayley499
35 reviews
best hostel more like hotel Jan 22, 2011
Great location in the heart of sydney very trendy. Nice rooms. Little bit pricey but you get what you pay for great living room area for travellers nice cafe with good food and bar down stairs was great for meeting people. Staff very friendly would stay at the wake up again best hostel iv stayed in.
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d2amy d2amy
178 reviews
Nice Hostel, Mean People Jan 19, 2011
I mean there isn't anything overly wrong with this hostel, it's just not the nicest atmosphere I find. When I stayed in Kings Cross everyone was so nice and friendly and I'm pretty sure only one person has talked to me since I get here two days ago. It's just not worth it to be like this.

Plus if you're a hostel expert, or just have lived at them a lot longer then say.... 2 weeks, then don't stay here. There are a lot of younger travelers (I'm one of them, but I don't put myself in this category) that are wide eyed with excitement, and I'm way over that.

The bathrooms are nice, and so are the rooms. Haven't seen any bugs yet! And since I've lived in Queensland for the past 6 months, this is probably my favorite part of the hostel.

The kitchen is cramped, and although there are a lot of fridges, there is barley any room.

It's right next to Central Station, which is nice and not that far of a walk to Darling Harbor.

I won't stay here again, but it's not revolting. The people staying here just suck. Very friendly staff though, at least at the front desk.
stian79 stian79
40 reviews
Great hostel in Sydney Aug 05, 2011
Highly recommended.

Friendly staff. Great atmosphere and very clean.

Cheap and just across the street from the railroad station in Sydney. That means you can take the train directly from the airport to the Hostel. :)

It has several internet computers available, a good bar with people from both the hostel and surrounding area.

It's within walking distance of downtown Sydney.
Magdxx Magdxx
3 reviews
Hype in wake up Apr 28, 2011
Service was welcoming, beds were clean and well maintained, comfortable and with all the room amenities you could wish for ! Theres even a club right down at the hostel , isnt that perfect ! Where discounts are given to us ! The best stay in Sydney ever ! Recommended !
scottwoods84 scottwoo…
5 reviews
One of the Best hostels ive ever stayed in! Mar 29, 2011
This hostel is in a great location! The TV room is amazing and great to chill out and meet new people! Also the Down Under bar is great fun.
shepz shepz
1 reviews
Good fun Mar 23, 2011
Good fun and sociable, the best bit is the backpackers bar underneath called Sidebar. Easy to get talking to people in there... always had a laugh too!
leanne80 leanne80
1 reviews
Awful Mar 07, 2011
I arrived late at night and was welcomed to a load of nasty clicky girls. They later went on to steal money from me and take toiletries.

When booking in try to get in a room with other new arrivals, not long timers and a locker!
bellavoyager bellavoy…
2 reviews
Uber trendy hostel located in the heart of Sydney Mar 05, 2011
Really easy to meet people and the bar downstairs is great. The free tours they run are good fun and recommended. Lockers in the dorms are a good size, and rooms are a pretty big and well air conditioned during the summer. The TV room is good too. Had an amazing time staying here. The girls at the travel desk are fantastic and not pushy at all. Internet is expensive, but a good speed.
kat307 kat307
50 reviews
Luxury fun hostel May 01, 2010
This a really good hostel. Luxury compared to most 'typical' hostels. They really help you out with everything, free sim cards, discounts on attractions, free city and beach tours (which I recommend for seeing the sights, value and meeting people), and there's cheap food and drink in the bar downstairs. The food is good and you get big portions. Lots of people come and go and it is a popular place and always busy. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again!
nesado says:
I'm gonna stay here in Jul. Are there enough electrical sockets for charging devices coz I've booked the 8-men room. Is the wifi free or u have to pay to use it? Thanks!
Posted on: May 22, 2010
eevy eevy
3 reviews
Aug 29, 2006
This place is cool! great fun, has a cool bar downstairs that stays open late enough, DJ and parties. They also serve great food down here for real good prices. The rooms are clean, all with keycard access. Its beside central bus station so handy. Loads of internet access and really nice chill out rooms with bean bags and wide screen tvs! well worth a visit.
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nesado says:
Hi there, Is the internet access free? Is there wifi access? Are there enough electrical sockets for charging devices?
Posted on: May 22, 2010

Wake Up Hostel Central Amenities

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Faxing Facilities
  • Guest Laundry
  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tour Desk
  • Wireless Internet Access

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