Voted 'Best Hostel in Australia' #5 Best Extra-Large Hostel Worldwide at the 2020 Hostelworld HOSCAR 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 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. We have 24-hour reception, Free High-Speed WiFi, a cafe and a restaurant. We also have our very own licensed bar/nightclub - Side Bar - famous for outrageous parties!
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 convenience
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
ACTIVITIES & EVENTS:
City Bays & Sydney Fish Market Tour - meet in reception 10:45am
Pizza Night (free) at Side Bar from 7:30pm
Musical Bingo!!! - Side Bar from 7:30pm
DJs from 9pm - late
Tuesday Trivia at Side Bar from 7pm (cash prizes)
DJs from 9:30pm - late
Coogee to Bondi Beach Walk - meet in reception 10:45am
Free Wine & Cheese Party on Level 1, Wake Up from 8pm
Free Drinks at Side Bar at 9pm + Hip-Hop, R&B, Throwback & Trap
Karaoke Thursdays from 7pm
Cash & Prizes Up for grabs
DJs from 9pm - late
Guided City Tour - meet in reception 10.45am
Friday Night Social at Side Bar
Day out at Glebe Markets - meet in reception at 10.45am
Beer Pong Tournament at Side Bar from 8:00pm (win $100 cash)
Frat Saturdays with guest DJs and American anthems
Wake Up! Pub Crawl
3 Free Drinks, 3 Awesome Venues, FREE food
Tickets $15 at Reception - meet on Level 1 at 6pm
TRAVEL & TOURS:
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
Dont forget our FREE travel talk - 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!
Please note that unfortunately we do not accept guest under the age of 18!
We require a valid photo I.D. (passport or driver's license) to be presented at check-in for all guests.
Please read our Things to Note below before booking.