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Wake Up! Sydney Central

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  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 9.1
  • Facilities 9.0

Hostelworld says

Wake Up! Sydney Central was rated the 'Most Popular Hostel in Sydney' at the 2016 Hoscars and it's no wonder - this hostel is located just next to the Central Station, near Paddy's Market and Chinatown and a short walk from Darling Harbour. Travellers tell us they appreciate the hostel's 'very engaging community', with staff who 'are super friendly and go out of their way to accommodate you', hosting parties and events every day. We like their attention to little details, providing rare extras such as an on-site ATM as well as hooks and shelves in the showers.
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Property Description

Winner ‘5th Best Extra Large Hostel Worldwide’ and ‘Most Popular Hostel in Sydney’ at the 2016 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.

We’re located opposite Central Station which is also the first shuttle bus stop from the airport. We’re within walking distance of some of Sydney's main attractions; a few minutes from Chinatown, a 15-minute stroll from Darling Harbour and Sydney Aquarium, 20 minutes from Sydney Sky Tower and a 30-minute walk from the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay. Talk about convenient!

What's On at Wake Up!
Monday: Free City Orientation Tour @ 11am // Free Travel Talk @ 5pm // Free Pizza Night @ 7pm followed by Sydney's biggest Monday Night Party @ Side Bar
Tuesday: Free Aussie Wildlife Show @ 6pm // Trivia Madness @ 7pm // Live Music in Side Bar with the Black Diamond Hearts
Wednesday: Free Coogee to Bondi Beach Tour @ 11am // Wine & Cheese Night @ 7pm followed by Side Bar Wednesdays + International Bikini Competition
Thursday: Free Zumba Class @ 10.30am // Free Sausage Sizzle @ 7pm // Killer Pool Comp @ 8pm followed by Housekeeping Thursdays in Side Bar
Friday: Free City Orientation Tour @ 11am // $5 Gourmet Pizza Night in Side Bar from 4pm // Friday Frothers Party in Side Bar with DJs until late
Saturday: Frat Saturdays & Beer Pong Championship @ Side Bar - From 8pm
Sunday: Movie Marathon & Sunday Roast in Side Bar from 4pm follow Dave White on Accoustic Guitar

Roys Cafe: Open from 7am, come and enjoy great food and our Colombian Single Origin coffee made by our baristas.

Side Bar: Open from 4pm till late, enjoy cheap meals, drink specials, bands, DJs and great times at Sydney's No #1 Backpacker & Student Bar

Our hostel offers more than just accommodation - we offer a defining era of your travels. We have mixed or all-female dormitory-style accommodation as well as private rooms with and without en suite. Whether you’re a budget-conscious traveler or you’re after a little luxury, we've got you covered.

Our Travel & Information desk has all the essential information and advice on finding jobs and the like, as well as being able to book you on tours - we really are your one-stop-shop! Free Travel Talk every Monday & Thursday @ 5pm in Side Bar

We have 24-hour reception, 24-hour internet access, a café and a restaurant. We also have our very own licensed bar - Side Bar - famous for outrageous parties!

So come and experience what it's really like to Wake Up! with someone new!

Please note that unfortunately we do not accept guest under the age of 18!

Please read our Things to Note below before booking.

Hey Guys, don’t forget that one of the benefits of booking via Hostelworld or Hostelbookers is that every MONDAY and THURSDAY you are invited to a FREE TRAVEL TALK.
This is hosted by Wake Up’s very own travel desk Travel Up!
It’s an opportunity to talk face to face with our resident travel Gurus who can answer all those burning questions about work and travel in AUSTRALIA. Not to mention they can tailor make a trip to suit your time and budget as well offering you awesome discounts. So remember to pop down to side bar every Monday and Thursday at 5.00pm for a chat and free drink. See you there
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  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 9.4
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 9.1
  • Facilities 9.0
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Wake Up! Sydney Central Located at 509 Pitt Street, Opposite Central Railway, Sydney.
Wake Up! Sydney Central
Australia
Sydney New South Wales 2000 509 Pitt Street, Opposite Central Railway
91% 3920
-33.8824941 151.2045335
Wake Up! Sydney Central
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Sat 28 May 2016 - Tue 31 May 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" Awesome place for backpackers. Very entertaining and friendly staff. Will certainly recommend this place to friends. "

- visionary087
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Facilities

  • Free

    Linen Included Free City Maps

  • General

    Wheelchair Friendly Security Lockers Key Card Access Common Room Elevator Air Conditioning Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Reading Light Jobs Board Hair Dryers For Hire Hair Dryers Card Phones Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Towels for hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk ATM Postal Service 24 Hour Security Late check-out Reception (limited hours)

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Bar Meals Available Vending Machines Cafe

  • Entertainment

    Nightclub DVD's Pool Table

Policies

Policies

Age Restriction Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Non Smoking Taxes Included

Wake Up! Sydney Central says

I think what makes us different is that we offer an experience, not just a bed. We add value to your room rate by offering free daily activities, including a city orientation tour twice a week, a beach walk, football outings and more. On check-in you'll receive lots of vouchers with discounts, including a free beer in our bar and free coffee in the café. In fact, we've got everything all under one roof: whether you want to do your laundry, get online, watch TV in our common areas, connect to Wi-Fi, prepare your own food, withdraw cash, book a tour, have a beer, coffee or a cheap meal, Wake Up is fully equipped to serve you!
We offer easy access to all of Sydney's main attractions. I recommend taking the short bus ride to the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, or over to Bondi Beach.
We cater mainly to 18-30-year-old travellers on a budget but all adults are welcome and we do cater for people with special needs or disabilities. Unfortunately, we don't have facilities suitable for children.
    Dev Penny, General Manager
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Things to Note

Please note that Wakeup has a 24 hour cancellation policy on all bookings except those between 21 Dec and 3 Jan. During this special period bookings need to be prepaid and are not refundable or transferable.

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.

Please note that unfortunately we do not accept guest under the age of 18!

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Awards

  • 2016 5th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
  • 2016 1st, Most Popular Hostels Sydney
  • 2012 1st, Most Popular Hostels Sydney
  • 2010 2nd, Best Large Hostels
  • 2006 , Best Large Hostels
  • 2006 1st, Continent Winners Oceania
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