In the heart of Sydney Harbour National Park – Manly, this unique hotel features a peaceful and romantic retreat or a fully equipped base for business with stunning views out over Sydney Harbour. Sydney's only hotel with a private beach, Q Station has been beautifully restored to create elegant accommodations, just a 5-minute drive from Manly or 30 minutes by ferry from the city. Each room looks out over stunning Sydney Harbour or the Australian bush. The stylish rooms are furnished with a queen bed for your comfort. The Visitor’s Centre can arrange a variety of unique experiences, allowing you to explore the history of Q Station. Try one of the many walks in the area, with paths suitable for everyone’s energy levels. Ghost and haunted tours around the property are also available. In the evening, enjoy fresh and modern cuisine at the Boilerhouse Restaurant and Bar, with stunning views out over Sydney Harbour.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
2 full beds
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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  • Linda
    Australia Australia
    Great location for a weekend getaway. Close to walking tracks, cafe and lookouts and accessible by public transport.
  • Gerald
    Australia Australia
    Great location in a secluded part of North head. Perfect to relax, hike and enjoy the Manly lifestyle. The wharf beach is beautiful and free from waves. The Boiler house is an excellent diner. There is the recent add, and really excellent,...
  • Emma
    Canada Canada
    Such a gorgeous property! The perfect getaway, with incredible views and great staff!

Hotel area info

3 Restaurants On Site

  • Boilerhouse

    No additional info available

  • Visitors Centre Cafe & Museum

    No additional info available

  • Views
    • Cuisine

Amenities of Q Station
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Game room
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Business center
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    • Shuttle service
    • Vending machine (snacks)
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Designated smoking area
    • Heating
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules
    Q Station takes special requests – add in the next step!

    From 14:00
    Until 10:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    Age restriction
    The minimum age for check-in is 18
    Pets are not allowed.
    When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
    Cards accepted at this hotel
    American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubEftpos Cash is not accepted

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note, there is a 1.4% credit card surcharge when using a credit card.

    Q Station Retreat is located within Sydney Harbor National Park - Manly, and private vehicles are not permitted to be driven on site. When arriving, you can park your car in the arrival car park and check-in at the reception area. From there, a shuttle bus will take you to your room. The shuttle bus runs on a continuous loop to assist guests in moving throughout the Q Station site. Guests planning to arrive by car are welcome to contact the property for more information using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

    In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

    FAQs about Q Station

    • Check-in at Q Station is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • Q Station offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Game room
      • Beach
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Private beach area

    • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Q Station. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Q Station include:

      • Double
      • Suite
      • Vacation Home

    • The prices at Q Station may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Q Station has 3 restaurants:

      • Visitors Centre Cafe & Museum
      • Boilerhouse
      • Views

    • Q Station is 5.6 miles from the center of Sydney. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.