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Best Wollongong Family Hotels

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is AU$159 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,522 reviews)

"our stay was beautiful, close to all types of amenities and also around the corner from the beach. i necessarily did not like how the studio suites did not have a cook top which made it difficult to prepare meals but im just comparing my stay at adina in comparison to meriton suites as that is the ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Wollongong Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
54 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is AU$166 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (289 reviews)

"Great location and plenty of parking. Spacious apartment. Beds too soft and stain on the lounge. Most welcoming staff."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Wollongong Serviced Apartments
Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
4 out of 5
cnr of Banks & Corrimal St, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is AU$125 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (721 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
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The price is AU$121 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (808 reviews)
Comfortable unit close to town and beach

"We were staying for a week and found it very convenient close to everything in Wollongong. Helpful staff, large unit with space to work. The only downside was that many units opened on to a rather dark laneway with no views."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
Quest Wollongong
4 out of 5
59-61 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is AU$167 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (352 reviews)

"Liked how close it was to many things such as the beach and the local centre."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Quest Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
6-10 Gladstone Ave, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is AU$159 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,318 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
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The price is AU$141 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,906 reviews)

"Everything was absolutely fantastic i would highly recommend it"…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2020

Sage Hotel Wollongong
Boat Harbour Motel
3 out of 5
Cnr Campbell and Wilson St, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is AU$158 per night
3.8/5Good! (714 reviews)
Location, location, location

"Location, location, location! Perfect! Comfortable, loved the open door onto the balcony, plenty of light, spacious, Older style room and cupboards - didn’t matter to us! We had a Harbour-facing room - that’s the one to go for!! Excellent restaurant - we enjoyed a wonderful dinner and breakfast, ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Boat Harbour Motel
Flinders Motel
3 out of 5
19 Flinders St., Wollongong, NSW
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The price is AU$109 per night
3.5/5Good! (420 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$128 per night
3.3/5 (287 reviews)
Homely and easy.

"Rooms are older but very comfy and spacious. Location is awesome. Being a budget hotel, some of the guests were a little less than considerate, but all in all, a pleasant stay."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

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Where should we stay in Wollongong?

The welcoming destination of Wollongong is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The cycling trails, beaches and cafes are just some of the things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), which is located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city centre. Wollongong offers 10 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

Sage Hotel Wollongong: Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

City Beach Motel – Features free parking, laundry facilities and in-room kitchenettes. The comfy beds and clean rooms make this 3-star motel popular with guests.

The Belmore All-Suite Hotel – Offers free parking, free WiFi and in-room DVD players. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star apartment.

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong – Features an outdoor pool, babysitting services and free WiFi. This 4-star aparthotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club – Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star motel.

When should we visit Wollongong?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Wollongong.

  • 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

What should we see and do in Wollongong?

While you are holidaying in Wollongong, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Illawarra Performing Arts Centre and Illawarra Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as WIN Entertainment Centre and Wollongong City Gallery.

Wollongong is also well-known for the:
  • Beaches
  • Cycling
  • Shopping
  • Cafes
  • Restaurants
  • Rainforest

Getting around Wollongong

To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Wollongong Station. Wollongong might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Wollongong like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Wollongong is a great choice if you’ve been considering a holiday with the children. The cycling trails, beaches and rainforest are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is located 37.1 mi (59.7 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Wollongong?
Boat Harbour Motel is a top 3-star property on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club is another choice for your stay with the kids.
What's the weather like in Wollongong?
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's there to see and do with your family in Wollongong?
WIN Entertainment Centre and WIN Stadium are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Wollongong. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Wollongong City Beach, North Wollongong Beach and Jamberoo Action Park.
What's the best way for us to get around Wollongong?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Wollongong Station. Wollongong might not have very many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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