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Manly Beach Pad is a bright and beachy 2 b/r apartment with Manly Beach views

Bedrooms 2
Space 95 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Gorgeous 2 b/r air conditioned unit 150m to beach with ocean & beach views

Enjoy an enviable lifestyle and beautiful views overlooking Manly beach and out to sea from this fully furnished 2 bedroom beach pad. Only 2 mins stroll to fabulous beaches, cafes, shops and restaurants, a short 15 min walk to Manly Wharf via the Corso, your own balcony and garage - and the bus stops across the road.

The Manly Beach Pad sleeps a maximum of 4 people and we provide all linen (beach towels extra $15 p/p), a porta-cot and high chair if needed. Both bedrooms are spacious and have built-in wardrobes, ceiling fans and also partial views to the ocean. The Master bedroom has a queen sized bed and the 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds. The bathroom has been newly refurbished with a new shower and vanity and there is a separate bath perfect for families with young children.

The unit is located on the 2nd floor of a 3-storey building with a small balcony and out door setting so you can take in the beautiful views across Manly, the beach and the ocean. The unit reflects the beach side ambiance and relaxed feel of the area and offers a quiet escape form the hustle and bustle of Manly but is still close enough so you can be part of the action.

The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances, oven, microwave, stove and dishwasher, a coffee machine and all the crockery, pots and pans and utensils you could possibly need to cook up a feast.

In addition the unit is equipped with air conditioning and heating as well as ceiling fans in the living area and both bedrooms plus unlimited Wifi, a large 45" flat screen TV and movies and DVD's and games to suit all tastes.

The garage is private and has an automatic opener so you can park your car securely but there is also parking available on the street at the front and rear of the building. For those guests wanting a bit more activity we also provide 2 bicycles and 2 razor scooters for your use.

The unit also has a shared laundry with washing machine and dryer located just outside the front door. There is no lift but the stairs are wide and easy to use - but it is not suitable for wheelchairs.


Some of our previous guests have made the following comments:-

"A comfortable, clean, functional. light filled apartment with views of Manly Beach and beyond. Short stroll to Manly beach or Freshwater beach. Wonderful 5 min bike ride down the Esplanade to The Corso and Manly Wharf. It has the best equipped kitchen I've ever experienced in holiday accommodation; important for all who like to cook. The big comfortable dining table made it possible for our family to enjoy home cooked meals, complete school homework and use the laptop. The care and kindness shown by the property owner was impeccable. They provided complimentary "extras" which we never expected; breakfast supplies, chocolates and champagne! :) as well as those helpful little things like sticky tape, glad wrap, ice, spices etc. We've come home refreshed, happy and looking forward to our next visit to beautiful Manly.

Nov 2014"

"We are a family of four who stayed at Manly Beach Pad for a month in October 2014. The apartment was perfect for us; spacious, well equipped, nice building, quiet neighbourhood and beautiful views over Manly beach.

Lisa was really helpful and great to communicate with both before and during our stay.

Manly is the best place to stay if you want to enjoy the beach and Sydney, and this apartment on Queenscliff has a perfect location. There is no need for a car as you can walk or take the bus (and the ferry to the city) every where you like to go. The Manly Bach pad was good value and comes highly recommended.

November 2014"

"Lisa was an absolute pleasure to deal with and if we have overseas guests I will have no hesitation in contacting her again. The flat was neat and tidy, well positioned opposite the cafe and a short walk to either Manly or Freshwater beaches. We rented her place for relatives for our wedding and she even sent a quick email on our wedding day to wish us luck. It is the little things !

September 2014"

"Lisa is a fabulous host : Perfect accommodation for a family, very safe and clean (we are a family with 1 children 3yo and 2 twin babies). Lisa bought a cot for us before our arrival !

Lisa came to help us to bring our luggage the day of our arrival. We appreciated a lot because we were very loaded.

Good to know : there are two bus lines which pass near of the accommodation (lines 136 and 139), and which go to the wharf. Very useful with 2 trolleys !

Manly is a great place with children, we spent an unforgettable time there... thanks to Lisa !

April 2014"

"My twin brother Dallas and I were in Sydney for our photo exhibition at the Painters Gallery in Manly.We were lucky to find such suitable accommodation at Lisa's Beach Pad apartment in Queenscliff, within comfortable walking distance of the Gallery. The apartment was very clean, well appointed, included parking and had a great view.

Lisa went out of her way to ensure we had an enjoyable stay and to our surprise also bought friends to view our exhibition. We would highly recommend her Beach Pad to families or couples wishing to holiday in the Manly area. (email hidden) (website hidden)

March 2014"

"My wife and I, with our children aged 4 and 1, can recommend Lisa's pad. Its short distance to Freshwater and stroll to the Corso made it a great spot for the kids to choose which beach they wanted to play on. Have no fear of the flights of stairs down to the Manly promenade - we mastered them all even with a pram and filled grocery bags! Furthermore, her pad was adequately furnished for a family that included carpeted floors and bedrooms separated by a good-sized bathroom (with a bathtub) making our 14 night stay a comfortable and memorable one. Take my advice, go down to Freshwater Beach with its wide beach because it was a play haven for my children.

March 2014"

The Neighbourhood of Manly/Queenscliff


The Manly Beach Pad has an ideal location close to the Manly/Queenscliff walkway which takes you to Freshwater beach. Only a few minutes walk to Manly and Queenscliff beach, ocean rockpool and to Manly's famous cafes, restaurants, nightlife, shopping on the Corso and 15 mins walk to the iconic Manly ferry which takes you to the city, Watsons Bay and the zoo. The unit is also close to the lagoon, parks, playgrounds and has a cute little cafe just across the street where you can enjoy your coffee and scrumptious croissants whilst you read the paper after your morning swim or jog along the beach. The location is perfect, so close to all Manly has to offer yet far enough from the mainstream hustle and bustle to offer peace and relaxation.

Just 15 minutes by fast ferry from Sydney's CBD, Manly is a comprehensive seaside resort destination sitting on a beautiful peninsula and surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean and Sydney Harbour. The building is located close to the walkway between Manly/Queenscliff and Freshwater beaches and has amazing views over the ocean and famous Manly beach to Shelly Beach and tSt Patricks Estate.

The Manly area boasts secluded harbour beaches where swimming, kayaking and scuba diving in calm clear waters are on offer. The surrounding National Parks cater for walks in a natural bush setting with stunning harbour views. Manly is also a cosmopolitan village anchored by the famous Manly Corso and buzzing with restaurants, cafes, pubs and entertainment. All at your doorstep and only 15 minutes by ferry to The Opera House and Sydney's CBD. More information of where to go and how to make the most of your stay (locals tips) is provided at the unit.

Local Activities & Attractions

"Experience Sydney like a local" - If you have some free time during your stay and would like to discover some beautiful 'off the beaten track' spots that tourists generally don't get to see please let me know as I can arrange private tours to these areas.

Some local Activities and Attractions

- The Corso - shopping, restaurants, nightlife

- Manly's Art and Craft market - open every Sat & Sun between 10am - 5pm

- Manly Wharf - ferries to the city, Watsons Bay, Taronga Park Zoo and other beautiful places

Manly Wharf Watersports - explore Manly and North harbour with a kayak or leisure boat cruise or ride

-Oceanworld - walk through the aquarium and get up close to sharks, snakes, spiders and crocodiles

- Manly Aqua Park - with water slides etc for kids and the young at heart.

- North Head Quarantine Station - housing historic buildings, artillery museum and BBQ facilities

- the famous Manly to Spit Walk - a 10kms scenic harbour walking track capturing panoramic views of Sydney Harbour for all walking levels with gorgeous cafes at each end

- shopping for souvenirs or exploring back streets for gorgeous boutiques and interesting fashion

Manly art galleries - choose from several galleries and custom made furniture and furnishing shops for interesting and creative pieces

- Shelly Beach and Cabbage Tree Bay is only a short and very scenic stroll from the centre of Manly, offering snorkelling and diving - considered amongst the best in Sydney.

- Join the pink capped 'Bold and Beautiful Swim Squad' which departs every day at 7am Swim from Manly surf Life Saving Club to Shelly Beach then relax with a coffee on the sand.

- Manly Dam is a popular destination for a family picnic and swimming, hiking, and bike riding.

- or take a bus trip to gorgeous Palm Beach with its light house, cute cafes and restaurants (and also where the popular TV series Home & Away is filmed).

all of the above are great choices with Manly as your base.

More Details

Lisa Birch
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Queenscliff, Australia

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Floor Area:
  • 95 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • For stays over 15 nights a mid stay clean is mandatory at extra cost of $100
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • long term rentals available
  • bay
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Manly Beach Pad is a bright and beachy 2 b/r apartment with Manly Beach views
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
Manly, New South Wales, Australia

what a gem

  • 5 of 5

A hidden gem. Far enough out of the Manly strip to be quiet, but close enough to walk to everything. We were greeted with wine, cheese and chocolates in the fridge and crackers - so welcoming. The property was spotlessly clean, and well appointed with everything one might need and more. So glad we stumbled upon it - we will certainly be looking to stay there again when next in Sydney (almost didn't write a review as we don't want too many people knowing about it!!). Lisa - you do an amazing job at providing a home away from home for travellers.

  • Review Submitted: 07/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow!! Thank you so much for your fabulous review Karon. It made me so happy to read your lovely comments and certainly makes the effort and little extras all worthwhile. I really do hope you can stay again and that next time I also get to welcome you personally. Thanks again and all the best. Lisa :)
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Victoria, Australia

Happy campers!

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely stay at the Manly Beach Pad! Very comfortable accommodation, clean and bright with lots of extras to make our stay

very easy. Lisa is the perfect host and went out of her way to make sure we had a wonderful visit. The thoughtful goodies that greeted us on arrival made us feel very welcome. We enjoyed lots of walks along the beautiful and vibrant Manly beachfront. I would definitely recommend a visit and would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 26/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay Gail and thank you for making the effort to write a review - especially such a lovely one! I hope you do manage to return and look forward to welcoming you back again one day! :)
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Perfect Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Manly Beach Pad was PERFECT! From Lisa answering any questions we had before our arrival, I knew we would have the best time. The unit is clean and has everything you need for your stay. From the added extras that are left for you on arrival, kitchen utensils to oil and spices, making it very easy to cook at home and save on money. You could not beat the view of Manly Beach and how close the walk was either way to Manly or over the hill to Freshwater, both locations are perfect! We could not have asked for a better unit, better location and better host. Lisa was so helpful throughout our stay, always a phone call away to offer help. We will definitely be back and would recommend this place to ANYONE!

  • Review Submitted: 09/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow - what a fabulous review - thanks Jade :) I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will visit again. All the best to you and your family.
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Great location with views

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at this apartment. It is at the northern end of manly beach and has great views. Also worth a look is freshwater bay just over the hill.

There are scooters and bikes in the property which are great for riding along manly beach.

Apartment is comfortable and well furnished and the owner Lisa keeps in touch and is very helpful

  • Review Submitted: 22/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tanya, Thanks for your lovely comments and I am sorry we didn't get a chance to meet personally during your stay. Good to hear you ventured off the beaten path to Freshwater as many people don't know about it nor realise how close it is to the apartment. So pleased that you made the most of the bicycles and scooters as its a fun way for a family to see all of Manly. Hope you will visit again :)
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Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this apartment. It was very light, airy and comfortable. It was only a few minutes walk to patrolled surf beach and about a 25 minute walk to the Corso. There are two bus stops close by. Lisa met us shortly after we arrived and was extremely helpful . Thanks Lisa.

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write your review Jenny and so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the apartment. All the best.
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Vancouver island, BC

Superb location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at 55 queens cliff road! What a spectacular location and great view of Manly without being caught up in the business of the "strip". Lisa met us and left much appreciated welcome gifts and was very attentive to our every need! It was a beautiful quick stroll down the stairs to the promenade where the beach was alive with surfers, joggers, and kids on scooters and skateboards! It was only a 10 min walk to the arcade and the bikes were much appreciated for picking up groceries. The coffee and milk frother were an added bonus! The flat is neat and there is plenty of natural light and equipped facilities - free laundry facilities! Thank you Lisa!

  • Review Submitted: 01/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Krem - so happy you loved so much about your stay and hope you will visit again one day :) All the best to you all Lisa
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
North Sydney
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
M1 Motorway/ F3
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Beach, cafes, nightlife, shops

Queenscliff is located at the more private and quieter northern end of Manly Beach, away from the tourist crowds but close to all the wonderful activities incl restaurants, nightlife, shopping, beaches, play grounds, sporting events, festivals, markets etc.


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