Ratings based on 114 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.2 out of 5
93% of guests recommend
4.5 Room cleanliness
4.1 Service & staff
4.2 Room comfort
4.2 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by A verified traveler from Ottawa, Canada

Not the same old, same old...

Posted Jul 14, 2014
Pros: I liked the reception staff, the room, the grounds, the vistas, and the historical charm.
Cons: Room cleaning could be more consistent in its attention to detail.
Location: Ghost walks are probably interesting here but it's not close to anything off site in Manly.
A very unique experience with pleasing vistas and loads of historical charm. I didn't see the ghosts but there was an air of mystery about the grounds which offered a full day of exploration on there own. Its isolation from Manly loses it's charm after a couple of days, especially when relying on inconsistent service from the resort busses to get to the top of the long hill separating the accommodations from reception and public bus stop. Add on another $25 a day for return taxis into Manly. Staff were friendly, and provided excellent service. Mike was especially great, and he made an excellent call by pointing me toward the 4 Pines microbrewery and pub in Manly. Cleaning staff were inconsistent but found their stride toward the end of my stay. The hotel restaurant 'The Boiler House' served an exceptional meal but the serving staff were definitely taxed by a large party and it showed in the service to my table - though to be fair our server was pleasant and worked hard. It's not the same old, same old boutique hotel and is worth a stay.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 23, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for your feedback. The rich history of this place whilst operating as a Quarantine Station for 150 years has been restored tastefully for everyone to enjoy and experience. Your comments will serve as an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Abhay from India

Lovely stay - alone or with friends

Posted Jun 21, 2014
Pros: People, serenity, comfort and food quality
Cons: It is good the way it is.
Location: Nice location, off the busy Sydney traffic and city. Lovely for nature lovers. Things to do would be reading, walking, cycling, etc.
Very neat, serene and great for nature lovers. Well accessible to Manly beach through ferry. Staff is very friendly and informed. Rooms are spacious, good comfort and well maintained. I stayed only for one night, so won't speak much about room service. But whatever I got to avail, was very nice. I would recommend this place for a nice individual, family or a holiday with friends.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 24, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for your feedback. The rich history of this place whilst operating as a Quarantine Station for 150 years has been restored tastefully for everyone to enjoy and experience. Your comments will serve as an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

A quiet relaxed experience

Posted Jun 14, 2014
Pros: As above
Location: There are lots of historical features, beautiful views. The proximity to the shopping at Manly, the restaurants and the ferries to the city.
We appreciated the peace, the privacy and the beautiful views.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 17, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for your feedback. The rich history of this place whilst operating as a Quarantine Station for 150 years has been restored tastefully for everyone to enjoy and experience. Your comments will serve as an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Debbie from Sydney

A Different Experience close to the city

Posted Jun 11, 2014
We loved our stay at QStation! You felt like you were away from it all but in the city. You also got to learn a bit of history from Sydney's past and to my daughters delight go on a ghost tour! The beach and surrounds are beautiful and everything is in easy walking distance and there is always a mini bus if you don't feel like walking. We dined at the Boilerhouse which was lovely. We were in a room with the Bathroom outside which was a minimal inconvenience. Both the room and bathroom were clean and nice and warm in winter. The bed was very comfortable! Definitely recommend to anyone who likes a bit of adventure, history or just a comfortable alternate place to stay!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 17, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback regarding your recent stay at Q Station. I believe that our location has some of the best views in Sydney. Q Station and its surroundings have a lot to offer in the way of just relaxing or activities for the more adventurous. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by Dale from Sydney

A double experience - comfort and history for the

Posted May 13, 2014
Pros: Historical info, quiet and tranquil, beautiful views, comfy
Cons: Perhaps more variety in food available onsite.
Location: Excellent. Peace and quite, historical, but right near stunning views, beaches, cosmopolitan area (Manly) etc.
We found the unexpected extensive historical experience to be an added and pleasant surprise. We knew the site had been refurbished for accommodation but didn't know how well the history of the site had been documented and displayed for the public. The owners of Q station have been wise to cater for multi uses - day trippers, overnight accommodation, conferences, tours plus having the choice of onsite restaurant and cafe or driving off site. Add the proximity to North Head and Manly. A lot of very different experiences within a very short distance. We stayed in the most basic of rooms (with the detaches bathroom). We didn't really know what to expected. It was surprisingly fine! The rooms are lovely and we're glad that they have been done to match the history of the place.The rooms and bathroom are VERY comfortable. We found the staff to be very helpful and flexible. No problems with the courtesy buses (as I read in previous reviews). Would we go back there again - yes!! I would suggest that if you want 5 star glitz and glamour, stay in the CBD!
Comment from Hotel Management
May 23, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback regarding your recent stay at Q Station. I believe that our location has some of the best views in Sydney. Q Station and its surroundings have a lot to offer in the way of just relaxing or activities for the more adventurous. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Personal Event
by sharon evans from forster

Posted May 1, 2014 on Hotels.com
We loved the Q station. We stayed in 1st class with bay views, we couldn't believe how quiet & peaceful it was. We also loved walking around there with views everywhere we looked. We found the staff very helpful & rooms were spotless. We would go to the Q station again as it is a lovely, quiet, beautiful getaway.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 26, 2014 by Zac Hope, Hotel Management
Thank you for your feedback. The rich history of this place whilst operating as a Quarantine Station for 150 years has been restored tastefully for everyone to enjoy and experience. Your comments will serve as an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Interesting but nice

Posted Apr 28, 2014
Q for quirky! Overall a nice place, albeit different. Bit of a hassle not being able to park by your room, but shuttle worked OK. Nice and quiet and peaceful surroundings, good quality accommodation, and some rooms have their (private) bathrooms down the veranda, but would recommend as a nice place to stay away from the hustle and bustle.
Comment from Hotel Management
May 23, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for your feedback. The rich history of this place whilst operating as a Quarantine Station for 150 years has been restored tastefully for everyone to enjoy and experience. Your comments will serve as an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.
3 out of 5
by chris from Sydney

Going down hill

Posted Apr 24, 2014
Third time at Q station. Loved the first two but clear cost cutting is detracting from the experience. General maintenance on room not good. Breakfast Buffett got worse each day as not all items were replenished. Probably won't be back. A shame - used to rave about it.
Comment from Hotel Management
May 26, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you so much for taking the time to share this very valuable feedback. I am very sorry to hear that your stay was dampened by your Restaurant experience and I wish to apologise for this. I am extremely grateful for your highlighting this so we have the opportunity to prevent further occurrences. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park – Manly
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Ken from Hamilton NZ

Very interesting place - great walking adventures

Posted Apr 23, 2014
Pros: Very peaceful & quiet
Cons: Just the cooked breakfast - it was cold every morning perhaps the warming dishes need replacing. Great variety but shame it was all cold.
Wonderful wedding venue except for the weather - afraid it rained for the five days we were there. No problem though the wedding was inside !!
Comment from Hotel Management
May 26, 2014 by Anonymous, Hotel Management
Thank you for your feedback. The rich history of this place whilst operating as a Quarantine Station for 150 years has been restored tastefully for everyone to enjoy and experience. Your comments will serve as an encouragement to all our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our service. We look forward to seeing you again at Q Station in the near future. Kind Regards, Zac Hope General Manager Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by Timtam from Campbelltown

Relaxation plus

Posted Apr 23, 2014 on Hotels.com
It was a great place to relax and just get away. An absolutely great place for navel contemplation.The staff were very friendly and polite. Only downsides (and not great ones): the room could have done with a vacuum before we came and we had to put up with a pile of dirt outside the door that a visitor (I assume) had left during the day - and stayed there for the duration of our 3night/4day stay. My biggest gripe was not the separated bathroom, but the fact that the cleaners insisted on placing the small rubbish bin tucked behind the window and the toilet bowl. So I kept having to fish it out from the corner everyday and I am not that keen on having to have my face so close to the toilet bowl to do that. Please just leave it under the sink in plain view. It is really not that bad a sight.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jul 26, 2014 by Zac Hope, Hotel Management
Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. I am sorry to hear that our hotel did not meet your expectations especially with room cleanliness. We appreciate your thoughts as we are committed to providing a great value experience with friendly and efficient service. Once again, thank you for your feedback, and I apologise for the experience that you encountered. Kind Regards, Zac Hope Q Station Sydney Harbour National Park - Manly.