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. Plan to visit Manly Quarantine Station and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Manly attractions using our Manly vacation builder.
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  • July 11, 2017
    An interesting and intriguing place to visit in one of the most beautiful areas in the whole world, Manly. I actually stayed in the hotel for a few nights over a business trip. I wouldn't rate the gho...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    We have previously visited the Q Station and we eager to take our overseas family there when they came to Australia. We had 4 Retreat Suites in the Isolation area which were very well appointed - bedr...  more »
  • June 24, 2017
    We enjoyed our visit immensely! Exceptional service and food, amazing food, stunning views! Steeped in history the ghost tour was another great highlight. Wonderful informative staff and the shuttle b...  more »
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  • May 4, 2017
    Certainly makes for a different experience here. Breakfast was pretty ordinary but staff were fun and rooms were unique! I enjoyed my stay.
  • July 3, 2017
    Best place for a "remote" conference with Manly precinct with magnificent views and cool accommodation.
  • April 6, 2017
    Went to a wedding here, well worth a visit peaceful, comfy accommodation superb views over the harbour, breakfast included.
  • June 10, 2017
    Amazing historical place good accommodation and views of Harbour
  • January 3, 2017
    Great views. Incredible history

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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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