My partner and I stayed at Manly National Apartments in April 2013 while relocating to Sydney. It was the most terrible place we have ever stayed.
Photos on the website are misleading of the quality, and fit out of the rooms, as are the manager's recommendations if you call. Apartments are sparse and very basic. Advertised queen beds are king-single sized...double if you are really lucky. Oven and stovetop are from the 80s and don't work. The kitchen sink will accommodate a single plate during washing up and not more. Worse still is the rangehood that spews cooking smoke back into the room.
A permanent musty smell of cigarets and alcohol permeates the building, and locks on your door are feeble at best. Cockroaches are rife, and be careful you don't step on the rats as you walk out the door to the street.
Walls are hollow, so be prepared to become good friends with the neighbours. Towels are old. Bathroom has no fan.
You may speak with Tanya - if you have a complaint be prepared for her to treat you like a scolded 5 year old. We requested being transferred to a room that met what was described to us when booking - namely a queen bed and full kitchen. We were actually told to stop being juvenile and she would only meet these requirements if we coughed up substantially more cash.
I would never recommend this place to anyone.
- Also Known As:
- Manly National Apartments Hotel Manly