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Has anyone ever stayed at Manly?????

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1. Posted by jordana (Budding Member 20 posts) 11y

Hey

Was wondering if any one could help.

We are trying to get accommodation for 3 months over christmas near sydney beaches and are thinking about Manly?
Has anyone ever stayed there?? Or know anything about it?? Any advice would be great...

Thanks
Jo

2. Posted by majito (Respected Member 442 posts) 11y

Hi Jordana,

I live in Bondi, but used to live in Manly. Its a great spot! Although unless you catch the ferry the bus trip can be a drag. There are a few backpacker hostels there, and a lot of travellers living in shared flats. A couple: www.harbourviewhouse.com / The Wharf backpackers ph 61 2 9977 2800 or email [email protected] / The Bunkhouse www.bunkhouse.com.au / 3-months is about your minimum for an apartment, and this would save you a bit of money if there is a few of you (and its your own place). www.sydneybeachhostels.com is another gateway. My advice is to contact places now otherwise expect to be miss out.

Hope this helps.

Cheers

Majito

3. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 10y

Manly's a brilliant place, with a great surf beach (and many more nearby) and also a great harbour beach. It's one of those beach subrubs that has a lot of wealthy people living there, together with a high population of backpackers/travellers and so has a great feel. It's about a 30 minute ferry trip to the city.