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HQ Bar & Restaurant

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry
1 Empire Terrace, Douglas, Isle of Man

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDouglas Beach1 min walk
  • AirportIsle of Man (IOM)14 min drive
  • Popular LocationPeel Harbour17 min drive
  • Popular LocationPeel Castle18 min drive

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About this area


HQ Bar & Restaurant is located in Douglas. Gaiety Theatre and Manx Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Onchan Pleasure Park and Castletown Golf Links. Milntown House and Curraghs Wildlife Park are also worth visiting. With sailing and fishing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Douglas Beach - 1 min walk
  • Palace Casino - 3 min walk
  • Gaiety Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Peel Harbour - 17 min drive
  • Peel Castle - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Isle of Man (IOM) - 14 min drive


  • Taj Mahal - 5 min walk
  • Imperial Dragon - 6 min walk
  • New Manila - 8 min walk
  • The Italian Job - 10 min walk
  • Kurries and Steaks - 12 min walk

About this property

HQ Bar & Restaurant

Beach guesthouse with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a meeting room and laundry facilities. All 38 rooms offer TVs with digital channels.
HQ Bar & Restaurant offers 38 forms of accommodation. Digital televisions are provided. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the guest house include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: GBP 7.50-12.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Polish

Business services

  • Computer station
  • A meeting room


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • 19-inch TV
  • Digital channels

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 7.50 and GBP 12.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and American Express; cash is not accepted

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 68 out of 158 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 63 out of 158 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 21 out of 158 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 158 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 158 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed the upgrade to a Family room
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Highly recommended
Had a great first trip to the Isle of Man & would definitely choose HQ Bar again As a solo traveller, I felt welcomed even before I got there. All the staff were great, very comfortable & clean accommodation, top quality chef
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Took a break at this property Monday to Thursday staff couldn’t do enough for me even taking me to the cash machine when I had a problem with my card one large living room with a flatscreen TV dishwasher fridge freezer and fridge microwave and all what is needed in the kitchen next room two single beds flatscreen TV and everything what’s new Needed and one double room with a flatscreen TV and all furnishings extras like fans extra pillows blankets umbrellas sand castle stuff for the kids you name it they’ve got it can’t wait to go back
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Super find , just set back from the sea . Very quiet . Lovely big room . All meals available. Very helpful staff .
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2019