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Beach Hotels & Resorts in Wollongong

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Best Wollongong Beach Hotels

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$134 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,529 reviews)

"It is well equipped, modern, and in a central location. the reception staff are cheery and helpful. It is in the international politely bland style, and could be anywhere."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jun. 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Wollongong Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
54 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$207 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)

"Affordable nice apartment and management...close to most of the amenities..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

Wollongong Serviced Apartments
Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
4 out of 5
cnr of Banks & Corrimal St, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$145 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (726 reviews)

"Spacious and clean room, comfortable bed - everything was nice in the room except for the shower. Weak water pressure."…"

Reviewed on 21 May 2020

Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
3.5 out of 5
39 Smith Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$162 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (817 reviews)

"Place was nice and tidy .. right in the centre of the Gong pretty much walking distance to resturants beach etc"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun. 2020

The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
Quest Wollongong
4 out of 5
59-61 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$169 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (359 reviews)

"Good place to stay, nice and convenient to the shops and beach. The 2 bedroom apartment had everything we needed, an extra tv would have been good. The girls at the front desk are lovely and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun. 2020

Quest Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
6-10 Gladstone Ave, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$159 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,321 reviews)

"Great clean property, facilities were good. Simple buffet breakfast but everything you need."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Mantra Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
4 out of 5
60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$149 per night
3.9/5Good! (990 reviews)

"Clean and tidy. We enjoyed our stay. Close by the beach and golf course. Walking distance to all the shops"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jun. 2020

Sage Hotel Wollongong
Boat Harbour Motel
3 out of 5
Cnr Campbell and Wilson St, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$160 per night
3.8/5Good! (716 reviews)

"When we arrived we got a room in bad shape, but we complained and the staff was very helpful and gave us another room in much better condition 😊 Plus for the staff:) The location of the motel was perfect and everything were nearby:)"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Boat Harbour Motel
Downtown Motel
2.5 out of 5
76 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$99 per night
3.5/5Good! (560 reviews)

"our stay was just what we wanted. The room was clean, the service was good and the location was close to where our appointment was. All better than expected."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Downtown Motel
Flinders Motel
3 out of 5
19 Flinders St., Wollongong, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$110 per night
3.5/5Good! (421 reviews)
Three stars with four star cleanliness 👍

"The photo on the website is extremely enhanced so initial impression was disappointing. Saying that the shower had fantastic pressure and temperature. Unfortunately the bed was too hard for me. My room was very clean and the free bikkies were delicious so my impression improved considerably!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2020

Flinders Motel
City Beach Motel
3 out of 5
22 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$129 per night
3.3/5 (292 reviews)

"Central location handy to WIN Stadium, beach and CBD. Room very basic but spacious. All a bit aged and need of a refresh. Served the purpose of a visit to the Rugby."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

City Beach Motel
Harp Hotel
2.5 out of 5
124 Corrimal Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$100 per night
3.2/5 (494 reviews)

"They call me for my arrival time. I liked it. There was some bad outside my room door and in front of the fridge. I didnt like it"…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2020

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Beach Hotels in Wollongong

Known for its beaches and shopping, Wollongong has a lot to offer the traveller dreaming of a beach holiday. With 12 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this destination, it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in Wollongong, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.

Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club - 4-star golf motel, 4-minute walk from Wollongong City Beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Guests love the walkable location and overall value.

Wollongong Serviced Apartments - 4-star apartment near Wollongong City Beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and comfortable rooms. This apartment boasts free WiFi, free parking and in-room kitchens.

Mantra Wollongong - 4.5-star luxury apartment near Wollongong City Beach. It offers a 24-hour fitness centre, in-room kitchens and LCD TVs. Guest reviews highlight the central location and proximity to shopping.

Flinders Motel - 3-star motel near North Wollongong Beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Guests love the comfortable rooms and proximity to public transport.

Boat Harbour Motel - 3-star motel, 7-minute walk from Wollongong City Beach. Our travellers recommend its pool and central location. This motel boasts a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Wollongong

If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:

  • Hottest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 25°C
  • Coldest months: July, June, August and September, with an average temperature of 8°C
  • Driest months: December, October, September and November, with an average rainfall of 73.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: April, May, March and July, with an average rainfall of 126.75 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Wollongong

After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Wollongong City Beach or North Wollongong Beach. Discover the area's cafes and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and Illawarra Museum. Other things to see and do in the area are WIN Entertainment Centre and Wollongong Town Hall. Visitors also enjoy Wollongong for its:
  • Cycling
  • Restaurants
  • Rainforest

Getting around Wollongong

Make your way to Wollongong with a flight to Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest major airport which is located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city centre. To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Wollongong Station. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Wollongong like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and shopping, Wollongong has a lot to offer the traveller dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Wollongong?
Southview Boutique Guest House is a top 4.5-star beach apartment with an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options for your beach trip include Flinders Motel and Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Wollongong City Beach or North Wollongong Beach.
What's the seasonal weather like in Wollongong?
Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather. The hottest months are usually November and December, with an average temperature of 20°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 12°C. Average annual rainfall for Wollongong is 872 mm.
What is there to see and do around Wollongong?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at North Wollongong Beach or Kiama Surf Beach. Discover the area’s cafes and shopping, and make time for local attractions such as Wollongong City Beach and WIN Entertainment Centre. You can also pay a visit to WIN Stadium or Wollongong Golf Club for more to see and do.
What's the best way to get around Wollongong?
To get to Wollongong, you can fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 37.1 mi (59.7 km) from the city centre. If you’d like to explore more of the area, hop on a train from Wollongong Station, North Wollongong Station or Fairy Meadow Station.

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