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Reviews of Wake Up Hostel

Hostel | 509 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

88.0% Overall Rating

1152 out of 1237 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/05/2015)

"It has a good location, right next to Central station, good for transport (train, bus, greyhound bus etc), good perks for booking through hostel bookers, really friendly staff on the reception, relatively quiet, nice…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Nightclub
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.23

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

NO GROUP BOOKINGS. MAXIMUM BOOKING 4 ADULTS The full remaining cost of any booking for stays between the 21th of December and the 3nd of January (inclusive) will be deducted on or after the 1st of December. Payment will be processed using the credit card that you nominated at the time of your booking, and will be non-refundable. If the credit card you nominated is not chargeable on the 1st of December, your booking will be cancelled. By making a reservation with your credit card you authorize us to charge 1 nights’ accommodation cost (deposit) to your credit card without further reference to you in the event of a late cancellation or non-arrival For last minute, multiple person reservations, in periods of high demand it may not be possible to put all occupants in the same room. We shall certainly do our best though!

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

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88.0%

Overall Rating

1152 out of 1237 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wake Up Hostel'

Atmosphere
88.0%
Location
92.0%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
89.6%
Staff
94.4%
Value
76.8%
Safety
89.6%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

26 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff always helpful and have a smile on their faces,the location is excellent near Central station & pretty easy to get around on foot around Sydney

Disliked: Checking out time can get busy but its to be expected

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

17 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: So many hot and friendly girls everywhere.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

13 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere, great parties, good location, new, fresh and clean

Disliked: WIFI was not free

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Derek Proto

Alone

Partying / nightlife

13 January 2015 Derek would recommend this property

Liked: Location was amazing Staff was helpful and approachable Best kitchen I've ever seen Spacious and inviting A place I wish i could spend more time at!

Disliked: No free Internet Kitchen closes at ten

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Agnethe Kristiansen

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

10 January 2015 Agnethe would recommend this property

Liked: Nice and neat with clean bathrooms, big kitchen and a nice cafe.

Disliked: The tv-room closed at 10pm, and there wasn't much to do if you weren't drinking...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel has many amazing qualities. Great location. Clean. Friendly and helpful staff. The travel up staff were amazing too and helped us book our East Coast journey. Side Bar is great for meeting people!

Disliked: However the kitchen is incredibly small considering it holds over 500 people and for the price we're paying I think it's unfair to have to pay for a towel and wifi.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

astrid kolsrud

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 January 2015 astrid would recommend this property

Liked: Central, clean fresh air, very good! ?

Disliked: astrid left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

07 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location

Disliked: Lower floors can be pretty noisy from the bar at night. Although the bathrooms get cleaned once a day, it can be pretty messy and dirty after just a few hours.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

03 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really sociable and great location.

Disliked: Kitchens could have more cookers and cleaner cooking utensils.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 December 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice place to stay

Disliked: Nothing

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

01 December 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location.

Disliked: For me personally there were too many announcements on the PA system.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

09 November 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's a social hostel with events organised for you to meet other travellers and see the city

Disliked: Some of the events they organise could be improve but overall it was still pretty great!

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Samuel Griffin

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

27 September 2014 Samuel would recommend this property

Liked: Very Clean, Easy to meet people, good facilities - kitchen especially

Disliked: expensive, very expensive wifi

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

05 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness and well manage

Disliked: in the toilet not enough place to put things. It would be nice if they can have dressing tables for make up etc.

The property's response is...

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alex McKnight

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

31 August 2014 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice

Disliked: Nothing

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location is very good and is kept clean very well. Staff is always happy to help. Very little noise, so could easily sleep well.

Disliked: There is no free wifi which should be included in the price, it's not a cheap hostel at all so wonder why they left out this service. There are loads of travel agencies around the corner that have free wifi tough. Room could've had more plugs. We now had three plugs for 6 people, some of my roommates were in the room all day using their ipads so plugs were kind of occupied at times. Again you can easily charge somewhere else but it would've been nice to charge my phone at night when i was in anyway.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

17 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything was nice and clean

Disliked: Not enough powerpoints in bedroom for charging phones.. EVERYONE has a smartphone and there was none available.. Maybe even have a 7 port powerboard in the rooms..

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

suleyman erbek

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

15 August 2014 suleyman would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and always had something good goin on great food and cheap drink what else could you ask for :)

Disliked: Notting

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

14 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very central location, right next to Greyhound bus stop, walking distance to shopping street, helpful staff, free-of-charge room upgrade for a couple, in lobby possibility to book trips at fair price

Disliked: no free Internet terminals

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Fiona Main

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

10 August 2014 Fiona would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel! Clean, spacious rooms. very safe - a locker each in every room and the lift and front door require key access. Helpful staff at reception, loads of help available for booking tours etc. bar/club downstairs is handy! But entrance is very seperate so not to disturb residents if not interesting in partying. Laundry facilities. Have to pay for wifi but worked very well. Been in a few other similar rated hostels around Australia but none even nearly as good as wake up! Location also great, easy walk to centre. Very well managed - from someone that is not a fan of hostels I would definitely recommend this place!

Disliked: None

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Carlie Collins

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

09 August 2014 Carlie would recommend this property

Liked: It was a great location cheap had a bar down stairs so you don't have far to walk back to bed

Disliked: There's no stairs I hate lifts

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Martin Weiß

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 August 2014 Martin would recommend this property

Liked: Super friendly staff, good breakfast and very clean.

Disliked: pretty much nothing.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

23 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the common facilities were clean and spacious, and the key card worked the whole time i was there. also front desk was very helpful with luggage storage during check-out

Disliked: nothing!

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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Christopher Folwell

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Visiting friends or family

21 July 2014 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: I had never started in a hostel before so I didn't really know what to expect. Wake Up was brilliant and would recommend it to anyone staying in Sydney. Everyone I spoke to though it was the best hostel they'd ever stayed in.

Disliked: Christopher left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

17 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

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