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“Great place for a short getaway”
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Quest Manly
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Manly
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

We had three nights in Manly - partly to attend a surprise birthday, but also to relax for a couple of days. Location of the Quest is great- right at the Manly Ferry terminal overlooking Manly Cove. It is only 5 minutes walk to the surf beach as well. Lots of good eating places and bars within a few minutes walk.
Rooms have all the facilities you need - maybe a little bit tired in appearance in some regards (bathroom) but clean and well appointed. Reception was extremely helpful with a few requests we had. Would definitely stay there again.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2013

Dear Guest,
Thanks very much for your great review, it is always nice to hear from seasoned Trip Advisor reviewers.
My staff and I are always on the look out to add something extra to your trip, so I am glad you utilised us to get you going in the right direction. We are all a little crazy about Manly here at Quest Manly, so we love nothing more than pointing our guests somewhere that they may have otherwise missed.
With regards to our bathrooms, whilst they are in very good condition, they will form part of our next major refurbishment program. This is a little while away yet, but an upgrade is certainly on our radar. The rooms themselves have just undergone a major refurbishment, with brand new kitchens and furniture. Our current projects are putting top of the line pillow top luxury mattresses in each room as well as a complete upgrade of all common areas.
Please visit us soon to experience the best nights sleep imaginable as well as our sharp new look. Thanks again.

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Quest Manly and will return. The staff were very good and accommodated every request, especially leaving the car early so we could enjoy the time spent at Manly prior to checking in time and to our surprise our room was ready when we dropped the car off so we checked in a couple of hours early. Manly has so much to offer with such a pleasant ferry ride to the city where you can visit many tourist attractions. Our one bedroom apartment with harbour views was excellent. The only problem was our two night stay just wasn't long enough

Room Tip: Harbour view rooms are excellent
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2013

Hi Diane,
Thanks so much for your glowing review. We all work hard to make sure that all of our guests get everything out of their stay that they possibly can. I am glad that you clearly did.
Make sure you stay for longer next time! We have nightly, weekly and even monthly rates available, so keep that in mind when you next need a bit of R & R in our beautiful little town.

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Quest is definitely the best place to stay in Manly

Fantastic staff, great rooms, sits on top of two of Sydney's hottest restaurants and is only 5 minutes walk from the main beach in Manly

One car spot per room is also a big help

Room Tip: Try aim for a room facing over little Manly, always lovely waking up and looking out over the water
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  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2013

Hi Mia,
Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We really appreciate you saying we are the best place to stay in Manly- there are so many great hotels here, it is a real accolade to be your pick of the bunch.
Thanks again and hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Myself & my family had a fantastic time in Manly, which was made better for our stay at the Quest Apartments. Our apartment had everything we could ask for with an exceptional view of the Manly Ferry coming in, also of the view of the horbour was magnificent. Thank you

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2013

Hi Fiona,
Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us and for your wonderful review.
It is always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us in Manly. I agree, the views from the one bedroom apartments in particular, are spectacular. One of the great things to do in Manly is to watch the sun set over the harbour- the colours are amazing- so I am glad you got to experience this.
See you next time!

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We were meeting up with friends from the Central Coast. Chris suggested Manly and we booked Quest. Tom Roberts was very helpful assisting me in booking the 2 One Bedroom Apartments. We were walmly welcomed, arrived hours early and able to park our car in the complimentary carpark. Our apartment was ready and we were pleasantly surprised when we walked into our room. The apartment was perfect, so spacious and the water view was amazing. We enjoyed wine and nibblies on the balcony with our friends before going to dinner at Garfish Restaurant. We couldn't have chosen a better venue to spend time with our friends. Thank you for a perfect weekend.

Room Tip: 2nd Floor facing water was perfect.
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2013

Hi Helen and Chris,
Thanks for your review and for staying with us. I am glad you made the most of everything that we offer here at Quest Manly.
Like all of us, Tom is a proud local and he loves nothing more than alerting our guests to go and see or do something they might not have otherwise found out about. We all love nothing more than steering all of our guests in the right direction, and it seems you did really well- Garfish is a fabulous restaurant.
There is so much more to see and do here, so make sure you pay us another visit soon.

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

I have only stayed twice at Quest Manly and both times have been great. From booking to leaving I have had no problems. They answer any emails straight away and are so easy to deal with. We chose to stay in the one bedroom apartment both times and it is so well fitted out you could stay for two weeks or more if needed. Very clean and modern, just beautiful. Central to everything and a large balcony with great views but also private.

Room Tip: If you stay as a family the accommodation is big enough. No facilities at the premises itself but b...
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2013

Hi Diane,
Thanks for using your debut review on us. I am delighted that you had such a great time here.
Our one bedroom apartments are very spacious, offering a minimum of 65 square meters and we have had guests comfortable stay in them for over a year. With our recent refurbishment and the constant projects we are embarking on (our current project is the replacement of all bedding to a luxury pillow top mattress) the property has never looked better.
Needless to say, despite all the great hotels in Manly, I agree with you that Quest Manly is the only place to stay, if you are coming to our fabulous little town.
Thanks again and see you soon.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

We have recently returned from a weeks stay at the Quest in Manly and couldn't be happier! The staff are amazing and there is nothing they won't do to make your stay more enjoyable! They were helpful and friendly and went above and beyond any other hotel we have stayed at! The rooms were great, good sizes and everything we needed! We especially appreciated the washer and dryer as saved us the 'washing day' upon returning home. The location is perfect and just opposite the Manly wharf and the Corso (shopping strip). It was perfect for me as my husband was off playing in a tennis tournament which left me lots of great things to do around Manly and all withing walking distance from the hotel. I highly recommend walking along the beautiful Manly beach in the mornings, its a lovely walk and great to see so many people enjoying the morning sun. There is something for everyone in Manly! We thoroughly enjoyed it and we definitely be returning soon! Thank you to the Quest for our amazing holiday, we have travelled to many places and this is one of the best places we have stayed. I can see why you are a number 1 hotel for Manly. Thanks!!

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mark_QuestManly, General Manager at Quest Manly, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2013

Hi Amy,
Thanks so much for your brilliant review.
We all are privileged to work in Manly and in hospitality, and we absolutely love what we do. We really get a kick out of our guests identifying our service as one of the most memorable aspects of their stay with us, so thank you for taking the time to let us know.
Hopefully you can make it back to see us again really soon.

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Additional Information about 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 ) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Manly
#1 Luxury Hotel in Manly
Price Range: $179 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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