Q Station Retreat Manly Hotel - Sydney

1 North Head Scenic Drive | Manly Council, Sydney, Australia, 2095  show map
 4 stars
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Q Station Retreat Manly Hotel - Sydney

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The 4-star Q Station Retreat Manly enjoys its location just a 5-minute walk to the beach. Remodeled in 2008, the property features French architecture.

Thanks to its oceanfront location, Q Station Retreat Manly provides direct access to Balmoral, Circular Quay and Taronga Zoo as well as the opera house and the sanctuary. Nestled in the suburb district and 10 km from the city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants and a zoo.

Q Station Retreat Manly can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Kingsford Smith airport.

Rooms

With a wonderful view over the garden, 84 rooms offer wireless internet, satellite TV, an in-room safe, a private balcony and ironing facilities along with a detached bathroom featuring a bathtub, a hairdryer and dressing gowns. The property boasts views of Sydney Harbour from its rooms. They all have carpet floor and modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every day a deluxe breakfast is served in the dining room. The stunning restaurant serves fresh meals. Guests can relax in the coffee bar serving relaxing drinks.

A buffet breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel offers currency exchange, free parking and a designated smoking area for general needs and a meeting room, a business center and a photocopier for corporate travelers.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include cribs and a game room.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for additional charge

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   84.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Private beach
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Harbor view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchen
  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1 North Head Scenic Drive | Manly Council, Sydney, Australia, 2095

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City Center
  • Sydney
    6.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Circular Quay Station
    5.6 mi
  • Wynyard Station
    6.0 mi
Beaches
  • Manly Beach
    5200 ft
  • Shelly Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    84

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    Size: 305 sq. feet
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      Size: 345 sq. feet
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            Size: 305 sq. feet
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            This spacious suite has 1 queen-sized bed and an adjoining lounge room with a double sofa bed. French-style doors open onto the balcony, which features 2 chairs and a coffee table with relaxing views of the grounds or historic Q Station buildings. The private bathroom is located a few steps away from the room. Bathrobes and slippers are provided for comfort. All rooms feature overhead fans, flat screen TVs with in-house movies and a small refrigerator.

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Q Station Retreat Manly Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
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              Hotel Address:

              1 North Head Scenic Drive | Manly Council, Sydney, Australia, 2095

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Sydney
                6.1 mi
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Circular Quay Station
                5.6 mi
              • Wynyard Station
                6.0 mi
              Beaches
              • Manly Beach
                5200 ft
              • Shelly Beach
                1.1 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                84

              Hotel Awards

              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyQ Station Retreat Manly

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in Australia

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Toronga Zoo - 3.0 mi

              Places of interest

              • Quarantine Station - 1700 ft

              Amusement

              Parks

              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

              • Oceanworld - 1.2 mi

              Local Attractions

              • Manly Beach - 5200 ft
                Steyne St, Sydney
              • South Steyne Beach - 1.1 mi
                South Steyne, Sydney
              • Bradleys Head Trail - 1.4 mi
                Sydney Harbour National Park, Sydney
              • Shelly Beach - 1.1 mi
                Sydney, New South WalesAustralia
              • Manly Sea Life Sanctuary - Shark Dive Xtreme - 1.2 mi
                West Esplanade, Sydney
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                84

              Hotel Awards

              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyQ Station Retreat Manly

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in Australia

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              Q Station Retreat Manly Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Q Station Retreat Manly

              Individual guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The peace and quiet, fresh air time to reflect. It is a place to stay in not to take day trips.

              • Group of friends
                8.8

                great location, bed was very comfortable and the buffet breakfast is great & staff were friendly & helpful

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                It was a great place to stay. Wonderful views, close to Manly and shuttle service was wonderful.

              • Older travelers
                9.0

                History, Heritage, Locality, friendly staff, Learnt a lot.

                The restaurant ideally should be positioned elsewhere, and on higher ground, within the locality

              • Couple
                9.6

                The view over the harbour was amazing. We loved that the location of the retreat felt like we were out in the country amongst nature yet Manly beach, shops, cafes and restaraunts were only 5 mins away with Sydney CBD only a 30 min ferry ride away. We had the quiet and relaxed lifestyle of the retreat coupled with the option to be amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. The history of the Q-Station itself was also very interesting. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Fantastic value for money!

                The only compliant we had was that in order to get into Manly and back from Q-Station, we needed to get the free bus shuttle service. This service was not alwas on time and/or available as consistently as we had expected.

              • Older travelers
                6.4

                Location

                It is a very beautiful place but you need to be prepared for lots of things. These are not fully disclosed. We arrived on a wet night. We parked our car and checked in. We needed to have a bus drive us to our room. We had a function to attend. We walked back to the reception in the dark and they called a taxi. We waited in what we realised was a remote place. Nowhere to sit and relax. Taxi could be 5 - 20 mins. Taxi finally arrived after 30 mins. To be honest. It is really nice but lots of inconvenience. Staff really friendly and helpful but... Just not relaxing. Sorry wouldnt recommend it to people who are after a pampering relaxing time.

              • Couple
                5.4

                The bed was very comfortable. I appreciated how the historic site had been preserved.

                We had a 2 night stay at q Station. We checked in on Fri night and on the Saturday we were without hot water and was not able to shower or bath on that day. We booked in for breakfast which was very poor. I would rate the ibis breakfast far ahead of QStation and that is saying something. We found the complicated Parking arrangments a pain. We had and event to go to on the Saturday night and specifically checked with Reception that their would be someone to open the gate on arrival (please note our return time was not late). We waited at the gate (which is in a very isolated area) with no one aswering the intercom for in excess of 20 Minutes. I was openly pissed off with the attendant when he eventually answered. Our impression overall is that it is run by first year Tafe Hospitality Students and may I add - poorly.

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Excellent service, convenient location, peaceful retreat

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The staff in this hotel had a very positive attitude; very helpful - nothing too much trouble. The location of the hotel was close enough to the city yet far enough to be secluded and quiet being in a National Park.

                It should be pointed out at the web site that en-suit does not necessarily connected to the bed room.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                We found the staff at Reception very helpful and friendly. The location is magnificant. The walks in the area are wonderful. We especially enjoyed the Ghost tour for adults with Caz...her enthusiasm was contageous.

                We booked online through this website which was easy and seamless. However I found the accounting software used at Reception totally confusing (or was it an inexperienced staff member I am not sure). There were a no of "faulty tower" moments which if you were in a hurry could have been very annoying and frustrating...eg billing something twice then only removed it on it being picked up by myself. I asked for a student discount (offered in the brochure) for the Ghost tour but they didn't know how to give it to us on the invoice so said "sorry its too late to give you a discount"...but then when I looked at my invoice/receipt at home...they had given it to us anyway without even looking at our cards !!! So all a little unprofessional and woolly but always friendly and relaxed. I'll try not to be so particular about the business side next time.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The best part of our stay at Q Station was the view and the relaxing atmosphere. To be able to have time to ourselves as well as talk to others staying at the rtreat was ideal. The breakfast was wonderful, eating ovrlooking Sydney Harbour was fantastic.

              • Couple
                9.6

                The rooms are lovely and the view is fanstastic, a really lovely break, you feel as though you are out of Sydney but in actual fact it is in the heart of Sydney with the city so close by.

              • Older travelers
                4.2

                Location and private (small) beachside (but difficult to reach for older people). But rather good organised transport to the beach by busses. Location with much history although not total positive Australian history.

                Limited luxure, primitive bathrooms, no real value for money except when you want to pay additional for the development of this site. This aspect of this hotel has been not clearly informed to me has not Breakfast limited but strong English influence.Typical place for conferencing but paid by your company or the University. The staff is more 'pathfinder like' and not real professional.

              • Single
                7.4

                The location on Sydney Harbour is outstanding and the history of the station is integrated into the complex.

                As the hotel is in a national park parking is not allowed on site. This created some delays and mix ups in getting to & from the car park and room.

              • Single
                8.8

                I liked the hotel, however the access is not very easy.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Q Station Retreat Manly Hotel - Sydney Sydney location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1 North Head Scenic Drive | Manly Council, Sydney, Australia, 2095

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Sydney
                6.1 mi
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Circular Quay Station
                5.6 mi
              • Wynyard Station
                6.0 mi
              Beaches
              • Manly Beach
                5200 ft
              • Shelly Beach
                1.1 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  2 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of rooms:
                84

              Hotel Awards

              AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSydneyQ Station Retreat Manly

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Family Hotels in Australia

              Use Badge