This property is a 5-minute walk from the beach. 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 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Q Station has been welcoming guests since Aug 19, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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Free parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Q Station

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Store Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1,300 feet from property
  • Reef Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    4,700 feet from property
  • Manly Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Shelly Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Delwood Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Fairlight Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Washaway Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Castle Rock Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Camp Cove Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • North Head Quarantine Station
    0.5 miles
  • Sydney Harbour National Park - North Head
    0.6 miles
  • Manly Ferry Wharf
    1.1 miles
  • Davis Marina
    1.5 miles
  • Manly Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Balmoral Beach
    2 miles
  • Watsons Bay
    2 miles
  • Balmoral Boatshed
    2.1 miles
  • Clontarf Marina
    2.1 miles
  • Middle Harbour Yacht Club
    2.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Sydney Opera House
    5 miles
  • Harbour Bridge
    5 miles
  • Bondi Beach
    5.2 miles
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens
    5.2 miles
  • Circular Quay
    5.3 miles
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum
    5.4 miles
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
    5.4 miles
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    6.2 miles
  • Strathfield Private Hospital
    11.5 miles
  • Bicentennial Park
    12.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Store Beach
    1,300 feet
  • Reef Beach
    4,700 feet
  • Manly Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Shelly Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Delwood Beach
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    10.5 miles
  • Illawarra Regional Airport
    58.9 miles
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3 Restaurants On Site


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    Visitor's Centre Cafe & Museum

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    Food: Australian

Amenities of Q Station
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
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)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Q Station accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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.

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.

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.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Q Station

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Q Station.

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

  • Room options at Q Station include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Vacation Home

  • Q Station is 5.6 miles from the center of Sydney.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Q Station by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 45min

  • Check-in at Q Station is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Q Station has 3 restaurants:

    • Boilerhouse
    • Views
    • Visitor's Centre Cafe & Museum

  • Guests staying at Q Station can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

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

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