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Reviews of Wake Up Hostel

Hostel | 509 Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia 2000

93.0% Overall Rating

1096 out of 1179 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/07/2014)

"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"

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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 7.55

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

NO GROUP BOOKINGS. MAXIMUM BOOKING 6 ADULTS The full remaining cost of any booking for stays between the 20th of December and the 2nd 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.

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93.0%

Overall Rating

1096 out of 1179 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Wake Up Hostel'

Atmosphere
92.0%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
91.2%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
95.2%
Value
89.6%
Safety
97.6%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

14 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I thought wake up hostel was a very clean, nice hostel that offered everything that it said it would.

Disliked: The hostel is quite pricey, but you are getting what you pay for.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel appeared clean and tidy. Several places to sit and plug in your electronic devices to charge.

Disliked: Not much space in the rooms to organise your luggage.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

gillian tarrant

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 January 2013 gillian would recommend this property

Liked: the hostel is very modern and friendly

Disliked: it's soo big with 7 floors so you only really mix with the people in your room. there is also only 1 kitchen which isn't big enough for the amount of people wanting to cook + you have to wait ages for the lifts as there are only 2

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Fab, huge but well run. Clean bathrooms, decent rooms. All good

Disliked: A bit on the pricey side

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

Sean Lockwood

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 December 2012 Sean would recommend this property

Liked: Good location and friendly staff

Disliked: Nothing

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

17 December 2012

Liked: location

Disliked: rooms could be cleaner and bigger

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very convenient location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 December 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean.

Disliked: There were never enough staff on the front desk to answer queries etc.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Ian Oliver

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break

04 December 2012

Liked: My room (4 bed dorm) was at least clean.

Disliked: No expectation on behalf of other guests to respect certain hours as quiet hours. Not helped by a nightclub located in the basement. Bathrooms disgustingly dirty in the morning brought about by drunkenness I believe!!!

The property's response is...

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Geoff Paquet

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

30 November 2012 Geoff would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, great location, activities

Disliked: Big and not condusive to meeting people

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: One of the better hostels I have stayed at.

Disliked: Having more than one plug per room would make life a little easier.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

26 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It has everything a hostel needs. Close to the CBD, good beds and all other facilities you might need. There is a nice bar downstairs which allows you to meet new people, but also for those wanting peace and quit and a lot of sightseeing it is a good place.

Disliked: It can be quite busy at times with busloads of new backpackers arriving.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Jasmine Cornhill

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

20 November 2012 Jasmine would recommend this property

Liked: The location was excellent!

Disliked: The linen could have been cleaner

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Bathrooms large and clean, staff friendly

Disliked: Bit further out of town but not too bad, fairly expensive

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Katy Rose

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2012 Katy would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Clean.

Disliked: Expensive. Pay for wifi.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly people everywhere :)

Disliked: too big, too anonymous, though there is a chance of meeting people and actually seeing them twice ;)

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

Paisan Promchan

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

05 November 2012 Paisan would recommend this property

Liked: great place...good location,hostel was new and clean (in room,bathroom,kitchen),staff were really helpful.

Disliked: Paisan left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: amazing fun atmosphere!

Disliked: annoying powerpoint place in room, above the busy in/out door and behind one bunk in 10 person room. but cant really complain for the price!!

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

dominic anglin

Alone

Work / volunteering

30 October 2012 dominic would recommend this property

Liked: Location was brilliant, good hostel, no major concerns. Big place so plenty of people around with a busy bar underneath.

Disliked: wifi was expensive and not totally reliable apart from on the ground floor

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Debra Morrison

As a family with children

Events / festivals

28 October 2012 Debra would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, fuss free checkin and checkout. Location to major rail network and location is close to central everything.Value for money. The bar and cafe downstairs catered for budget travellers...

Disliked: If i was to complain about anything it would be no chair in room to sit on and it could have a few more power outlets, other than that all was fantastic for the price and location.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Kathrin Bonnermann

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 October 2012 Kathrin would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best hostels I ve stayed in.

Disliked: Kathrin left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Claire Torrens

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 October 2012 Claire would recommend this property

Liked: Really central. Staff at the travel desk were really helpful and gave me lots of good ideas about where to go and how to do it.

Disliked: Bathrooms weren't cleaned enough.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Nick Barnett

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 October 2012 Nick would recommend this property

Liked: Location is superb! 5 mins walk to Sydney central!

Disliked: Not as clean as you would like. Way to much money for what it is but all your paying for is location. It is very young as well.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Mostly clean and warm showers. Friendly and helpful staff.

Disliked: No free wi-fi and laundry-rooms.


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