Wake Up! Sydney Central

509 Pitt Street, Opposite Central Railway, Sydney, Australia, Distance from city centre: 1.7km
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Rating: 85%from 18 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 83%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
Wakeup! 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, WakeUp is the backpacker place to be!

We’re located opposite Central Station and this 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 WakeUp!?
Mondays we have a free city orientation tour with one of our knowledgeable team, taking in China Town, Circular Quay, the Botanic Gardens and more!
Tuesdays there’s Trivia Madness with bar tabs, prizes and a lot of laughs.
Wednesdays we put on a free beach tour, taking you from Coogee to Bondi along Sydney's spectacular coastline.
Fridays are for our free city orientation tour...we can't have you getting lost just because you weren't here on Monday!
And all week you can enjoy cheap meals, drink specials, bands, DJs and great times at Sydney's best and busiest backpacker bar, the Side 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 traveller or you’re after a little luxury, we've got you covered.

Our Travel And 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!

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 Wakeup! with someone new!

Please note that unfortunately we don’t have facilities suitable for children.

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

Wake Up! is located in close proximity to major tourist attractions such as Darling Harbour, Chinatown, CBD, museums, galleries, Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the historical Rocks.

Just over the road from Central station, Wake Up! has everything you will need to make the most of your time in Sydney. 24hour reception and Internet, a fun, safe, and secure environment, eatup at the WakeUp! cafe and restaurant and playup at SideBar after dark!

What's on at WakeUp!?
Monday - Free city orientation tour with one of our knowledgeable team, taking in China Town, Circular Quay, the Botanic Gardens and more!
Tuesday - Trivia Madness with bar tabs, prizes and a lot of laughs.
Wednesday - Free beach tour taking you from Coogee to Bondi along Sydney's spectacular coastline.
Friday - Free city orientation tour (we can't have you getting lost just because you weren't here on Monday!)
All Week - Enjoy cheap meals, drink specials, bands, DJs and great times at Sydney's best and busiest backpacker bar - Side Bar!

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Unfortunately we do not have facilities suitable for children
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All bookings for the Christmas and New Year period (20December - 7January) need to be paid for before they are confirmed. We will contact you for the remainder owing and will then confirm your reservation at Wake Up!
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Please note Wakeup has a 48 hour cancellation policy on all bookings except those between 20Dec - 7Jan (these need to be prepaid and are not refundable)
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Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • NightClub
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Please note that Wakeup has a 48 hour cancellation policy on all bookings except those between 25 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!

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Wake Up! Sydney Central is at 509 Pitt Street, corner of Pitt and George Streets Sydney. It's directly opposite Central Railway Station - the major transport hub for airport links, interstate coaches and local buses and trains.

From Sydney Airport - catch the bus with the Sydney Shuttle Company. The discounted rate for our guests is $14 and they will drop you right at our front door. Call us when you arrive at the airport on our free call line 1800 800 945 and we can organise the shuttle for you.

Find the shuttle representative at the following locations:

International Terminal - At 'The Meeting Point' between the arrival gates. The shuttle representative will wear a yellow vest.

Domestic Terminals 2 & 3 - Inside the terminal next to carousel 5.

The shuttle runs from the Airport 5am-9pm.

If you arrive after hours, you can catch the airport train to Central Station. The cost is $17. You can also catch a taxi which will cost between $35 and $45.

From Central Station/Bus Terminal just walk across the road on Pitt Street and you will find us.

Wake Up! is also an easy walk to major tourist hot spots - Darling Harbour, Chinatown, CBD, museums, galleries, Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the historical Rocks.

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Wake Up! is also an easy walk to major tourist hot spots - Darling Harbour, Chinatown, CBD, museums, galleries, Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and the historical Rocks.

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