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Manly Quarantine Station, Manly

(4.2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Manly Quarantine Station and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Manly attractions using our Manly vacation builder.
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  • A tour of the Quarantine Station (Q Station) is a great way to learn a little about the perils of the long journey to Australia and the threat of disease let alone the extended quarantine that awaited...  more »
  • A great job has been done to make the history of this unique site accessible to the public. Buses run to the station entrance every hour from Manly Esplanade. Once there you can wander on your own, ta...  more »
  • We dropped into Q Station as part of a hike to North Head and weren't sure what to expect. It doesn't really cater to day visitors except those doing a pre-booked tour. However, don't let that deter y...  more »
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  • Great location. So close to city. Perfect place to stay . We highly recommend this place. To be in Manly was a bonus. My partner was in a lot of neck pain and one staff member (god bless her) recommended a pain clinic in Manly Called The Happy Body. One session and he was good to go and off we went on some fabulous walks on the beach and visited lovely cafes.
  • Not your usual hotel/resort. Rooms comfortable but not luxurious, but you can't beat the views and the historical interest. Good service. Really liked it.
  • A glorified motel. Cold drafts, poor heating a few sachets of cheap instant coffee and a bickie await. Staff were unresponsive and unable to resolve a phone that didn't work. Very important as you will be bused to your room and need to call to get back or to other amenities. Just really poor (very kind at three stars). We will never be back.
  • To all Q station team, We had an awsome and relaxing stay! Thank you very much for looking after us. Boilerroom restaurant's food and atmosphere was excellent All staff we came across were very helpful and very nice. We will surely be back here.
  • Great place to stay and so unique. Magnificent views