12 Best Stayz Accommodations In Manly, Australia - Updated 2022


Manly Beach in Australia is a great place to spend your vacation, whether as a family, with friends, or with your partner. It’s also become a great place for business travelers to stay in or for executive relocation. The great part about staying around the Manly Beach, Manly Wharf, Manly Cover and Forty Baskets Beach area is that you can get a lot of privacy and quiet and still be surrounded by the action. The shops and restaurants and the beaches are accessible by foot, bike, car, or bus.

While there are a lot of hotels in the areas, there are also a lot of Stayz accommodations in Manly, Australia that you can choose to stay during your getaway.

1. Luxury apartment by the beach (from USD 156)

Looking for an apartment in the heart of the Wharf? Check out this luxury accommodation in Manly, Australia. This one-bedroom apartment can sleep three people with a queen sized bed in the bedroom and a pull-down single bed in the living area. There is a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook your meals if you’d like. And there is a cosy living area with a huge flatscreen TV and free WiFi to entertain you while you relax in the apartment. There’s also a balcony in the apartment and a communal roof deck in the building, where you can enjoy beautiful views of the harbour with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine.

And if you want to go out and about, you just need to go down and enjoy the shops, the restaurants, and the harbour. You can swim on the shores of Manly Beach or in the building’s outdoor pool.

807 at the beach
44 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom is rather small but a workable space for showering
the bedroom, which is fairly large, is up a shoret flight of stairs at the rear and is quiet
kitchen had everything we needed and more
the building itself has wide corridors and the 8th floor is easy to reach , despite the slowness of the lifts
not a large apartment but plenty big enough for 2 people for the weekend
extremely clean
apartment is lovely, had everything you need
communication with host very good,
could not have been happier
her kindness was most appreciated
host, melodie, was so helpful and welcoming
the apartment definitely met expectations, even more so
great location
this apartment is located in a great part of manly and has a lovely view out over the main beach to cabbage tree bay
the unit is in a perfect location with amazing views
perfect location in middle of manly
the property location is perfect and manly beach is definitely the place to stay when in sydney
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2. Charming hideaway near the harbour (from USD 95)

This charming studio apartment good for two is the perfect place to have a peaceful getaway. Equipped with everything you’ll need in a homestay, it’s got a small equipped kitchen, a two-seater sofa with TV in the living area, a queen sized bed which also opens up to a private outdoor area with cosy seating. There is also a breakfast pack provided for guests, as well as tea and coffee.

Restaurants and cafes are a few minutes walk away on Sydney Road. And in case you want to go to Manly Wharf and Manly Beach, there is a bus stop to take you there, as well as a hop-on-hop-off bus at Stockland Mall 10 minutes away.

Harbour Hideaway by the waters edge near Manly
60 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was spotless and the bed was very comfortable
it is a quiet and cosy self-contained studio with a great verandah overlooking parkland and north harbour
everything we needed and the hamper was delicious
spotless unit with a very comfortable bed
we loved the nibbles and breakfast provided, it was a nice extra touch to our stay
you can easily cook meals with the facilities available
the accommodation is private, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean
david and elisabeth were wonderful hosts
david was extremely helpful with places to eat
fantastic, heavenly hideaway with friendly welcoming hosts, the generous breakfast platter was much appreciated
david was so polite and helpful, we really appreciated everything
everything was of a lovely quality and our host was friendly, helpful and professional
close to parks, beaches, restaurants and manly
the area is great and only short walks away from everything
what a great location with quiet peaceful water & bush views on the manly coast walk trail
everything we needed and more! the position was brilliant, only a pleasant 2k walk into manly, and some of the best scenery in sydney within walking distance
very nice and quiet in a beautiful location
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3. Luxury beachfront three-bedroom apartment (from USD 475)

This luxury three-bedroom, good for seven people, is perfectly situated in front of the beach. The living area opens up to a balcony with outdoor seating with great beach views. There is also an open plan kitchen so you can continue to catch up with your family or friends while you prepare breakfast or brew tea. All bedrooms are fitted with double beds and flat screen TV, plus the living area has a sofa bed with its own flat screen TV. It’s the perfect accommodation in Manly, Australia that puts you right at the beach and still near restaurants and shops, and a bus stop.

Beachfront on Golden Mile
12 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has 3 small rooms, 1 bathroom and a laundry on the first floor ideal to leave the surfboards
it was wonderful
beautifully situated apartment right on manly beach, great view from the balcony
next time were down that way i'll be booking again
comfortable 3 double beds and great communication from the owners
the location is amazing, near ferry to sydney, supermarket and walking distance to shelly beach
the girls loved the location
close to everything we needed
this beachfront, with a very nice terrace that looks out to sea
this place was perfect for the night before my wedding with my bridesmaids, the place was clean and in a great location
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4. Manly sanctuary for two (from USD 191)

If you want to spend quality time with your partner with amazing ocean views, this sanctuary is great for you. This one-bedroom apartment is on the second floor with a balcony that overlooks Manly Beach and the Sydney Harbour. It’s got an open plan kitchen and living area, with a plasma TV, DVD player, iPod dock, and linen sofar. There is also a barbecue grill on the balcony. This unit is a few minutes walk from Manly Beach, restaurants, shops, and groceries.

Little Manly Beach Sanctuary
18 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning view of beach and sydney water harbor
it is surprisingly large with a high standard of fixtures and fittings
the bathroom is a small laundry makeover
the unit was well stocked with condiments and other items that a short term traveler doesn't want to purchase
clean and comfortable property, with fully equipped kitchen and washing facilities
the views were fantastic, the unit was nicely furnished and it was convenient to the manly ferry, which is a must
the apartment was clean, tidy, decorated to a tasteful and high standard and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
the owner kim, was in communication all the way through the booking process and during the stay when needed, and couldn't have been more helpful
close to manly ferry, corso, trails, shops and restaurants
we stayed for 2 weeks so extra towels and sheets would have been great but with an in-unit laundry it wasn't a big problem
we could not have had a better location in manly
this apartment has awesome views over little manly beach across sydney harbour, and is only a short walk from the ferry terminal and then a 20 min ride back to the city centre
close to the water and transport to the city is easy
it is quite mesmerising and we didn't want to leave! it is ideally located far enough away from the larger manly beach, shops and bars to be quite and peaceful ( we woke to the sound of the waves a...
we found it very cramped
it overlooks the lovely little manly beach and sydney harbour, and you can see all the way back to the city in the distance
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5. Stay steps away from wharf (from USD 171)

This spacious one-bedroom apartment is great for a weekend getaway! Located steps away from Manly Wharf, enjoy the privacy but still be near the heart of Manly. Manly Beach, cafes, restaurants, shops, and a trail walk just steps away so you’ll always have something to do or explore. The apartment is fully furnished and complete with towels and linen. Enjoy water views from the king-sized bed in the bedroom or from the private balcony. Relax in the living area while watching your favourite channels on the large flat screen TV, fitted with Foxtel, or use the free high-speed WiFi to watch Netflix.

Exclusive Waterfront Apartment in Manly
37 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was modern, spacious and like a home away from home for us
no need for a car - restaurants, attractions, ferries, etc right at your front door
accommodation had everything thing we needed for a very comfortable stay
very relaxing living space, nicely decorated and maintained
good to have thoughtful inclusions is salt, pepper, oil balsamic
clean, beautifully presented and gorgeous position
very clean and well maintained
emma and dad lovely hosts - could not ask for anything more
host is lovely! nothing was a problem
due to emma being in close contact to us during our stay, i have contacted her direct and thanked her for a wonderful week in manly
very comfortable and emma was always responsive to questions
we have advised her we would love to stay again sometime in the future
this property is perfect for a visit to manly! located close to manly wharf, restaurants, shops, supermarket, and beaches
central to everything in manly: ferries, cafes, restaurants, beaches, walks and shops
safe location in modern building
the apartment was perfect for our needs and in a great location close to the ferry to sydney, beach, shops and excellent restaurants
the location was perfect, close to shops, cafes, restaurants and beachesemma, our host was lovely and very helpful and easy to contact
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6. Cosy apartment for two near Manly Beach (from USD 133)

If you’re looking for a nice apartment that’s in the heart of the action but not too loud, this homey accommodation in Manly is for you. This studio apartment has all the amenities you need for your home away from home. It’s got a full kitchen, cosy living area with TV and high-speed WiFi, plus a compact dining room. This apartment is connected to the main home but you will have your own secure entrance. Car parking is available right outside the studio entrance but most of the attraction, shops, and restaurants are accessible by foot, including Manly Oceanworld, Wharf, Manly Beach, and Shelley Beach.

Manly Studio Apartment - Great Location
112 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
to be fair the bed was comfy, plenty of towels but the room was cold
everything was as advertised
off road parking
the apartment had everything that was needed
but if one is young and fit that is not a problem
highly recommend if your after clean, light and bright home away from home great priced accommodation
dean was helpful and there to help if we needed, but we didn't! beautiful old house, flat was just what we needed
,didnt see it
our host was very accommodating
the host was friendly and helpful
with a bit of persuasion he gave his land-line but said he could not call us as we had an nz mobile! that meant we could not text him either
easy experience
dean was a great host and communication was a breeze
an easy walk to manly
cafes, restaurants and beaches are all close by
just a short walk to the ferry and buses
bit of a strange smell that did not really go away
everything was so easy from check in to getting around
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7. Vacation home in the heart of Manly (from USD 109)

Feel at home, even while on vacation, in this one-bedroom unit overlooking the ocean and harbour. Enjoy sleeping in the double-sized bed in the bedroom. Wake up to amazing views and enjoy your breakfast and coffee in the living area or the balcony. An open-plan, fully equipped kitchen lets you cook your own meals if you want. If you want to eat out, you only have to go down the building to enjoy the many restaurants and cafes around. And if you want to go the beach, Manly Beach is just a few minutes away on foot.

Manly 713 at the beach
47 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy with everything we required
the free wifi and secure parking was much appreciated
the apartment is in a fabulous place in manly
secure parking was great, but we didn't need to use the car during our 3 day stay
its a lovely light filled apartment, the view is really nice and the sliding doors and windows allow for a beautiful breeze through the apartment, we didn't need to use the air-conditioning at all
clean, great location and lovely view
the property is very clean and well appointed with a very comfy bed with quality clean linen and a great shower
great location very central to everything clean and compact and very affordable
the place was very clean - we could not fault it
owner was extremely helpful and friendly
wonderful owner put her thought in every small detail, we were so impressed
the owner of this apartment was very welcoming and flexible with our arrival and departing times
super close to everything and host was very communicative
the owner is a pleasure to deal with and was very helpful
its 1 min to the beach, main street, all cafes and restaurants
its a few minutes walk from the beach, from the wharf and from many shops, restaurants and coffee shops
the location is very central, close to cafes, restaurants and just a short walk to the ferries and the beach
it had everything we needed in a very convenient location
really right in the centre
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8. Beach apartment good for groups

Looking for an apartment near the beach that’s good for groups or small family? This three-bedroom apartment by Dellwood Beach is the right one for you. One bedroom has a queen-sized bed, another one has two single beds, and the third bedroom has a single trundle bed. It’s on the top floor of the owner’s home but it has its own private entrance so you can come and go as you please. The apartment includes a fully equipped kitchen with continental breakfast food, tea and coffee available. They’ve also provided beach towels, beach toys, and toiletries for their guests. There are skylights and big windows everywhere so you can enjoy the sun, even inside the apartment. But in case you want to enjoy the sun on the beach, Dellwood Beach is only two minutes away on foot and Manly Beach is around 10 minutes away.

Dellwood Beach Apartment Manly
13 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Luxury harbour front apartment

This ground-level apartment accommodation in Manly, Australia, with a harbour front and magnificent harbour views has three bedrooms and can house up to seven people. It has two entrances, from the private garden or from the street. This luxury apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, and a spacious living room. The owners have also provided a flat screen TV in the living area and high-speed WiFi.

This Harbour Front apartment is located just a few minutes walk away from Manly Cove, Manly Wharf, and Manly Walk, where you can find lots of shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Harbour Beach Front Luxury Escape
26 reviews
Apartment 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy beds
the view from the apartment directly across manly harbour was fantastic day and night
incredible view from the lounge room/courtyard
di has thought of everything in decorating and setting up this apartment to make it so comfortable
fantastic for families with young children as there is a small safe beach on your doorstep and access the the coastal walkway which is perfect for scooters
beautifully furnished, really clean and tidy
very clean and well furnished
the view from the apartment was amazing everything was clean and tidy
the unit spotlessly clean and the location unbeatable
apartment is exactly as described
everyone i dealt with were really helpful and accommodating
kath was a very bubbly, welcoming hostess
kath was there to greet us and show us around the apartment
we throughly enjoyed our stay, kath the cleaner is a gem she greeted us and allowed us to check in early
the apartment however is dirty and the carpets are in desperate need of a clean i phoned the owner of the property and a lady who was in charge of making sure everything was ok called me and left a...
easy short walk to manly wharf giving easy access to city
great location in manly
great location with a short stroll to the ferry, shops & the royal far west school
only a few steps to walking paths and onto sand
relaxed apartment close to centre of manly
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10. Quiet boathouse with harbour and beach views

If you want to have views of the harbour and the beach but want a quieter spot, then this boathouse accommodation in Manly is a great match for you. This two-storey apartment is good for couples or for two people who want to get away. Located near Forty Baskets Beach, enjoy the waters away from the crowds for some snorkelling, kayaking or even just relaxing on the beach. Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, living area with TV and high-speed WiFi, and its own private deck with barbecue grill.

If you’re looking for alone time to work on your creative projects, the boathouse is perfect to give you that solitude. And if you’re staying for a minimum of four nights, get in touch with the owner to get further discounts.

The Boathouse Forty Baskets Beach, Sydney
20 reviews
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all necessities were provided and the loft style room was very comfortable
the house is planned as a big loft, upstairs is the bedroom opening up to the living-room and the open-plan kitchen and bathroom below
it was very cold when we stayed and kylie had the heaters set to automatically come on in the afternoon, which made the loft style room warm to come back to
the boathouse was so comfortable and luxurious - love the nautical decor
quiet and private with a national park just hop, skip and a jump away
it was spotlessly clean, very well equipped and had the most idyllic location on the beach
the boathouse is truly wonderful with high quality fittings and features, and amazing views
a gorgeous location made even more enjoyable and comfortable by the wonderful hosts, kylie & mark
very helpful and accommodating hosts
we cannot wait to return
the owners were extremely friendly and made us feel very welcome
kylie and mark are gracious and generous hosts and the communication was excellent right from the initial enquiry
a very rare mix of beach and bush walks with a great cafe just 10 mins bush walk away
you can take the ferry from manly to sydney easily to enjoy the city
we loved the walks around the headlands which was so easy from the boathouse
the coastal walks, kayaking, swimming or just sitting on the rocks or beach below enjoying the amazing views
the boathouse is an oasis of peace and tranquility, situated on the beach
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11. Modern charming hotel-style apartment for four

This charming hotel-style two-bedroom apartment is conveniently located at the south end of Manly Cove. There are only three other apartments in this complex with your own private entrances so you can still have some quiet and privacy. Enjoy cooking or eating your meals in the modern gourmet kitchen. Or cap off your day in the living area with its Smart TV, Apple TV, DVD player, and video library. The apartment is a five-minute walk away from Manly Cove and Manly Wharf, where you can enjoy different attractions, shops, cafes, bars, and cinema. Or you can catch the ferry to Sydney.

Beach & Lifestyle next door
11 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was wonderfully quiet
second bedroom small and double bed very small
the second bedroom a bit tight for 2 adults as is a smallish double bed but certainly manageable
main bed big and comfy
the house itself warm and comfy
we did have a lovely holiday despite the house not being quite what we had hoped
lovely and warm house when gas heater on
sincerely the harris family
our holiday in manly was truly memorable
we are a family of five and we had the most wonderful time staying in this great manly flat
bathroom needs a better shower screen
a very short walk to ferry terminal and shops
we loved the place, it was so convenient to the ferry, shops and really comfortable
perfect location
we used this for our guests and they found it a great place to stay - within walking distance of the ferry and buses to the city as well as the iconic manly beach
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12. Sunny apartment with ocean views

This one-bedroom apartment with amazing ocean views is perfect for couples or business travellers. Located just by Manly Beach, Manly Wharf is only a few minutes away by foot to take you to Sydney when you want to explore. The apartment has an open plan kitchen and living area, where you can enjoy your meals or lounge while watching TV. Enjoy views from the rooftop deck of the building or enjoy the swimming pool with amazing views of the beach and nature around the area. If you’re staying for longer than six nights, get in touch with the owner to get a discount rate.

Little Sparkle Manly
Manly, NSW, AU
10 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views over the ocean are wonderful from the living room and balcony
the apartment is immaculate and very well kitted out having a fridge freezer dishwasher and washer/dryer
very clean with plenty of fluffy towels
it was spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated with everything needed for my stay
excellent location and outlook very clean rooms super comfortable bed
wonderfully clean and plenty of storage space with fitted wardrobes in the bedroom
veness and leah were responsive and accommodating to our requests
veness could not have been more helpful getting me settled in
i just loved the whole experience so thank you to my hosts
veness was really helpful at all times
what a fabulous location
great location close to loads of great restaurants cafes bars and shops
felt a safe area to walk around on my own
we were also able to have a free pass for the residents’ car park which was a great bonus
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Relax at the harbour

Whenever you decide to stay at Manly, and whatever accommodation you decide to book, you will enjoy lots of nature and harbour views, while still be in the heart of the action. Be sure to book your Stayz accommodation in Manly, Australia as soon as possible. With lots of visitors choosing to live in vacation homestays, you wouldn’t want to miss out on your dream homestay.

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