Wake Up! Sydney Central Reviews
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As a person over 40 i cannot reccomend this hostel to over 35 year olds its geared to young people. The kitchen facilities are not good enough for size of hostel its an accident waiting to happen and no decent lounge area to just sit and relax in
Value for money.. it is really good that couple of securities rounding around at 10 pm and making sure everything fine. Clean and nice location
I liked the staff. All of them seemed to be smart, responsive and helping as well. Security system was good as guests could approach to only their own floors. kitchen was clean. Price I am not able to comment as it might be due to price behaviour in Australia. In South Africa I stayed within 10 US $ per night. It can be ignored as food price in Sydney was 3 times higher than in Dubai. Over all it was good.
Not quite in the city centre but close to great food (Chinatown & Surrey hills) and central station from which you can get anywhere. Events going on daily both upstairs in common areas and downstairs in the bar. Good party vibe and everyone is super friendly. Wifi is paid for and not awfully slow. Good hostel I came back.
Cool hostel. It's huge, so really not that "intimate". Clean and great facilities. One of the more expensive ones, but the price is fair for what you get! Wifi is kinda expensive. 15/20 minute walk to Circular Quay.
Great hostel. One of the bests that I have ever been. Great staff, great activities, great atmosphere. Really awesome! I can just complain about the beds. Bunk beds made noises everytime one person moved even just a bit. Nowadays I would also expect free internet. Apart from that I was delighted. I totally recommend Wake Up!
This is the best hostel I have stayed in yet! All the facilities were extremely clean and new. Staff was great, and everything was very organized, check in was seamless. Great location! right across from the central station and still within walking distance of just about everything you could want to do in downtown Sydney. I certainly recommend this hostel to anyone looking to stay in Sydney.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Clean hostel in good location, staff fairly unhelpful but all else ok! check out early if you want to store your luggage for the day, free storage advertised but once the room is full you have to pay for a locker!
Location and cleanliness was good. Bathrooms were clean and signs said staff can clean bathrooms if not satisfactory but never had to use it. I'm not a huge hostel fan- only use them when required. Bit I would use this again.
Bed was really comfy! Service was fantastic!! So helpful, nothing was too hard. Maybe a bit pricey for the double room shared bathroom. But bathrooms were super clean and the kitchen area was one of the best i've ever experienced!
I just stayed here over night to catch the airport train in the AM. Staff was friendly and everythin was clean. Overall it was good.
Good hostal to make friends
Very fun hostel. Very easy to meet people. Staff was great with few exceptions (night security with a little attitude). Travel desk was helpful, Side Bar was a great time. Comfortable rooms, clean bathrooms. It is a party hostel so expect noisy roommates and high probabilities of roommates 'getting it on'
Really clean, nice staff and great Side bar! Kitchen is also really nice!
When you've stayed in more than one hostel in Sydney, you soon realise it's one of the best, hence why it's a little pricier. You get what you pay for though; clean, spacious rooms, decent bathrooms, and a great attached café. Obviously Sidebar downstairs can get a little noisy, but it's a small price to pay for hostel rooms that are actual habitable, and is pretty good as far as backpacker bars go. Definitely recommend!
Great hostel, only real downside was wifi in the room sucked! Would definitely stay again
It was all good, I enjoyed my stay and I would stay again. Thankyou.
great location with lockers in the room, clean toilets and shower room there are a lot of parties and special activities which you can join (not for me :) ) and staff helped me find my hat back....so niceeeeeee!! recommended.
I would recommend this hostel to anyone planning on staying in Sydney. The cafe downstairs was great for breakfast, both sit down and takeaway. The bar in the basement had a good crowd on the weekends, it was convenient to have these two right in our hostel. Our only complaint was the showers were NOT made for people over 5'9, I was bending over trying to wash my hair out, also we got reprimanded for a noise complaint @ 9:30 on a friday, even though the hostel was advertised as a party place.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
This is a big hostel. You might find it hard to make friends. Otherwise I was happy with the facilities and stayed here for two trips to Sydney.