Best Sydney hotels on the beach
A round-up of hotels, motels and apartments near top Sydney beaches like Bondi, Manly and Coogee.
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To most locals, spending time at the beach is as essential to life as breathing. Bondi is arguably the city’s most famous beach, but other beloved strips of coast include Manly and Coogee.
Few hotels actually have their foundations in the sand, as places like Bondi are protected from development as National Heritage Sites.
However, there are accommodation options that come with ocean views and others that allow you to go from bed to beach in just a few minutes. Here’s a round-up of the top choices.
Built inside a former quarantine station on a 30-hectare swatch of Sydney Harbour National Park, Q Station puts you within easy reach of Sydney but makes you feel like you're a million miles away from city life.
- Private beach
- Free Wi-Fi
- Two on-site restaurants
- On-site bar
- Ghost and history tours
This quirky boutique hotel is the life of the party, hosting dance, drink and dine nights on the weekends and hosting live music, DJs and jukebox nights throughout the rest of the week.
- Overlooking Bondi Beach
- Beachside bar
- Wrap around terraces
- On-site restaurant
- Recently refurbished rooms
Attention to detail went into the creation of these sleek modern apartments. Expect designer furniture and finishing touches like fluffy throws, terraces and beachy wall art.
- 10-minute walk from Bondi Beach
- Free Wi-Fi
- Express check-in and check-out
The collection of rooms at Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific includes spaces with balconies, and ocean-view options. Whichever you choose, you can count on smart, up-to-date designs inside.
- Across the road from Manly Beach
- Rooftop pool
- Waterside restaurant
- On-site bar
- Health club
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