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“Lots of one percenters that make the difference” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Quest Manly
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Manly
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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“Lots of one percenters that make the difference”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

Great hotel, lived up to the other positive reviews. Fantastic location, right opposite the manly wharf. 100m from Aldi & Coles, plus a heap of good quality take away places on the wharf for dining in options. Or a heap of other good resto's locally.

While the one bedroom studio was nice (recently refurbed), it was all of smal once percenters that made the difference - complimentary cot for our 18 month old (with little gift/goodie bag included), free wifi, free parking, complimentary loan beach towels, and very friendly service. Perfect for families.

Only downside was the noise from the street, which to be fair was not overbearing - just the odd bus in the background.

Would highly recommend, and we would definitely return.

Room Tip: spend a bit extra and get the one bedroom suite for the extra room and the view
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Oztraveller75
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thanks very much for your glowing review.
My staff and I always try our best to focus on the little things for all of our guests. It is funny how often it is one of the little things that become the most memorable aspect of a stay somewhere. I am glad that it was a few of these little things that made your stay with us memorable.
We look forward to welcoming you back here soon.
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
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Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed a night at quest manly with our 1yr old. We were very impressed with the service we recieved, in fact it exceeded our expectations. We rang ahead to ask for early book in and we were accomodated straight away. We had booked a studio apt garden view but were upgraded to a 1 bedoom harbourview apt and it even had a little gift pack for our baby with wipes and baby powder which was a very nice welcome. The view was great and the location of the apartments could not be better, close to the harbour, ferry wharf, beach, shops, countless restaurants and cafes. We got free parking and when we checked out on sunday were pleased to be told we didnt have to rush to get the car out of the capark so we could enjoy the rest of the day in manly before we had to leave. We will definitely be booking quest when we visit manly next.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank SEPontour
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your great review. I am really pleased that you really enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations.
We work very hard in making sure that every guests stay is memorable for the right reasons and to ensure the only surprises you have in your time with us are good ones.
It means the world to hear that our guests are enjoying themselves at Quest Manly. We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

Great spot across from manly wharf close to restaurants and shop everything is within walkomg distance no need to get the car out always clean rooms staff are always great we stay here every time we go to manly and never had a bad experience . Quiet location never noisy .secure car parking

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 350frog
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thanks so much for using your first review on our property.
We are really happy that you have enjoyed staying with us numerous times and that we have met or exceeded your expectations each time. We are all very lucky to be able to work in Manly, but to have the opportunity to share the best parts of our amazing location with our guests is a privilege.
Thanks again, and hopefully we see you again really soon.
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Mareeba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

My partner and I stayed one night. Impressed with the layout of the studio apartment, very close and convenient to the wharf and mall areas of Manly. Included free parking and Wifi which was excellent.

Room Tip: We didn't have a view of the harbour but only staying the one night that didn't matter. Tho...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thanks for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
If you take your parking and WiFi internet off your studio room rate for the night (which equates to between $40-$70 if you take what our competitors charge), you end up being in the heart of Manly, in a room that is double the size of most inner city hotel rooms, at under $200 per night. In addition to our complimentary parking and WiFi, you get daily newspapers and use of the gym and sauna. That has to represent good value!
Thanks again, and hopefully you will be back to see us again soon.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

I had spoken to the lovely gentlemen named brad over the phone who was very kind and patient with my enquiry. I would have not booked the room if i wasn't greeted with such kindness.
The room was clean and spacious. The location was right on manly wharf.
The rooms were quiet. A bit noisy from the main roads.
I will definitely stay there again!!

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Megan_5677
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Hi Megan,
Thanks for your review.
Brad is a wonderful member of our team- he has been with us for over 10 years and he is a passionate Manly advocate. Like all of us, he loves getting to know all of our guests so he can help you get exactly what you need out of your time with us.
Even our smallest room type, the Studio Apartment, has a minimum of 45 square meters. That is over double the space of many city hotels, so you can really stretch out and relax at Quest Manly. I am glad you enjoyed this often overlooked aspect of our property.
Thanks again for your review, we really appreciate our guests letting us know how we are doing.
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Bunnys
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121 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

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My partner and I are enjoying our three night stay.
Clean rooms, comfy bed and pillows, a lovely white Caesar stone kitchen and having the washing machine and dryer in the bathroom is handy. You even get some laundry powder sachets.
So close to restaurants, shops, Coles etc
Even the parking spots weren't too mall for a four wheel drive.
We recommend this place to stay if visiting Manly.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Angieyuen
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, September 11, 2013
Hi Angie,
Many thanks for your great review.
We try to include everything our guests could ever need in the room rate, so you can focus on getting amongst all Manly has to offer. From guaranteed complimentary undercover parking, free WiFi, daily newspapers and use of the gym/sauna- once you are here you should be set.
Thanks again for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you back in Manly soon.
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Albury, Australia
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57 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

My husband and I often stay here on business trips and have been coming here for ten years. We usually stay in a one bedroom apartment and sometimes a two bedroom. Both types are comfortable and clean most of them with beautiful harbour views. The location is perfect,, opposite the wharf and the ferry into the city and with an abundance of restaurants and bars nearby. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
2 Thank SydneyMaisie
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Mark_QuestGE, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this review, August 29, 2013
Hi Maisie,
Thanks for your review and your loyalty- a decade of staying with us is amazing and a sure sign that we are on the right track. As I always say, any review posted on Trip Advisor is greatly appreciated, but it doesn't get any better than getting 5/5 from someone who has stayed with us so often and also someone who has a fair bit of experience staying at other hotels as you do (38 reviews is impressive!).
So thanks again and as always, we are looking forward to your next stay with us.
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Property: Quest Manly
Address: 54 A West Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia (Formerly Quest Grande Esplanade)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Sydney > Manly > Manly
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Manly
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manly
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Quest Manly 4*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quest Manly is ideally located, just a short stroll from the iconic Manly Beach. Directly opposite Manly Wharf, our property gives you the added bonus of being only 15 minutes by Fast Ferry to Sydney's CBD. There are numerous world class restaurants, bars and boutiques on our doorstep. We provide spacious serviced apartment accommodation complete with kitchens, laundry facilities, wireless internet, balconies and most apartments have harbour views. Quest Manly is a luxurious home base for all your Sydney explorations. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Quest Grande Esplanade Manly

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