Manly Quarantine Station, Manly

Visit the spooky Manly Quarantine Station to see where sick patients and illegal immigrants were held between 1828 and 1984. Today, you can spend your leisure time at any of the heritage-listed buildings of Manly Quarantine Station, including a museum and a hotel. The complex is part of Sydney Harbour National Park. Go on a ghost-themed tour to hear personal stories of former staff and patients who supposedly haunt the station. Before you visit Manly, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • A former quarantine station now upgraded to a luxury hotel, this is a fun experience with fantastic views of Sidney harbor! Great on site restaurant and a very helpful staff. Need to take a ferry to a...  more »
  • Fun walk from Manly. Relaxed visit among the buildings, soaking up the atmosphere and the absolutely stunning location and views. Great place to visit and such a part of Sydney's history!  more »
  • Fascinating place to visit. Would love to do a ghost tour one day- maybe next time we are in Sydney!  more »
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  • Certainly makes for a different experience here. Breakfast was pretty ordinary but staff were fun and rooms were unique! I enjoyed my stay.
  • Best place for a "remote" conference with Manly precinct with magnificent views and cool accommodation.
  • Went to a wedding here, well worth a visit peaceful, comfy accommodation superb views over the harbour, breakfast included.
  • Amazing historical place good accommodation and views of Harbour
  • Great views. Incredible history

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Where to stay in Manly

The range of accommodations in Manly caters to different budgetary needs, and offers a relaxed, cheerful alternative to the busy hotels and bed and breakfasts of cosmopolitan Sydney across the water. Many of the lodgings boast beachfront locations, within ideal walking distance of all the amenities on the Corso strip. With most of the hotels and bed and breakfasts so conveniently located, you'll be perfectly positioned for June's Manly Food and Wine Festival and October's International Jazz Festival, both attended by scores of tourists and locals--just be sure to reserve in advance.
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