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Wake Up! Sydney Central Informations

Wake Up! Sydney Central was rated the most popular in Sydney at the 2011 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.

From Nights People
  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • 24 Hour Security 
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Airport Transfers 
  • ATM 
  • Bar 
  • Cafe 
  • Card Phones 
  • Common Room 
  • DVD's 
  • Elevator 
  • Free City Maps 
  • Hairdryers 
  • Hairdryers 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 
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 a KST Shuttle bus from outside the arrivals gate - cost is $14 and they will drop you right at our front door. Alternatively you can catch a train to Central Station and walk across the road to Wakeup! The cost is $14. You can also catch a taxi which will cost between $25 and $30.

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.
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.
Wake Up! Sydney Central is located 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 a shuttle bus from the Domestic or International terminals; they will bring you to the hostel for AU$15-$18 one way. Shuttles leave approximately every 20 minutes depending on the traffic, from 5am to 10pm, 7 days a week. Catch the ‘Airport Link’ train from the Domestic or International terminals; head towards the city and get off at Central Station. We are just across the road on the corner of Pitt & George Streets. It costs AU$18 one way. Trains leave every 15 minutes from 5am to midnight, 7 days a week. A taxi costs AU$40-$60 each way and can be good value if you have multiple people. From Central Station/Sydney Coach 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. BOOKINGS & DEPOSITS -Bookings are subject to availability and are not confirmed until you have received notification. -By making a reservation with your credit card you authorize us to charge 1 nights accommodation cost (deposit) to your credit card without further reference to you in the event of a cancellation or non arrival. -This charge is non refundable -Pay how you choose upon arrival(Visa, Mastercard, Cash). -The number of nights pre-booked must be paid for on arrival. -After check in your tariff is non-refundable if your stay is cut short -The management reserves the right to cancel bookings not paid in full at time of check in. -Please re-confirm your reservations at least 1 week prior to arrival. CANCELLATIONS -Amendments to your reservations must be notified and agreed with by us. -In the event of amendment,cancellation or non arrival of your booking the deposit paid being your first nights accommodation will in no circumstances be refunded. -Your non-arrival will result in the cancellation of your entire reservation and forfeit of deposit. PRICES -seasonal and subject to change without notice. “Hey Guys don’t forget that one of the benefits of booking via (Hostelworld or Hostelbookers) is that every Monday & 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 or Thursday @ 5.00pm for a chat and free drink, see you there !” Christmas and New Year Bookings The full remaining cost of any booking for stays between the 25th of December and the 8th of January (inclusive) will be deducted at the time of booking. 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, you will be contacted by management, and should no chargeable credit card be provided, your booking will be cancelled. All bookings that have not been prepaid by the 1st of December will be cancelled. Please note that should you wish to alter the booking at all, this will only be possible before the 1st of December.


Informations about Wake Up! Sydney Central

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.