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10 Best Hotels in Wollongong

Sage Hotel Wollongong
4 out of 5
60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$141
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.38 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,855 reviews)

"Nice and clean, shame there no power points at the bathroom sink & lighting also terrible for Doing women’s makeup so good luck ladies."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Sage Hotel Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
6-10 Gladstone Ave, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$159
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
1.18 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,304 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Mantra Wollongong
Harp Hotel
2.5 out of 5
124 Corrimal Street, Wollongong, NSW
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0.06 km from city centre
3.2/5 (465 reviews)

"The room and furniture were very pleasant skirting board could need a paint patch up. The sink was covered in stains and burns unbelievable. Doom doom music until 2am was evidence of why Government has now tightened restrictions. This hotel could be a really pleasant venue with a little ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Harp Hotel
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$159
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.19 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,511 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
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
3.5 out of 5
39 Smith Street, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$121
per night
14 Apr. - 15 Apr.
0.42 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (798 reviews)
Great stay in Wollongong

"We stayed 4 nights here. This is one of the most friendly hotels I have stayed at. The staff is excellent, all seem to enjoy their work and are always smiling. The location is very good, close to the centre as well as the beaches in Wollongong. The rooms are spacious,, only thing is that it can be ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020

The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
4 out of 5
cnr of Banks & Corrimal St, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$129
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
0.43 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (701 reviews)

"Lovely place and staff (will visit again), however there were 2 x cockroaches in the bathroom! Even one crawling along the toilet when I got up during the night. :("…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
Flinders Motel
3 out of 5
19 Flinders St., Wollongong, NSW
AU$110
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
1.27 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (415 reviews)

"This place was in a great spot as I was there to visit an old friend in hospital. This wasn't a happy visit we booked an extra night and they didn't have a problem and helped me out. If Im back in Wollongong in the near future I wouldn't hesatate to book here. There was only two things that I was ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Flinders Motel
Downtown Motel
2.5 out of 5
76 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$90
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.11 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (548 reviews)

"Hotel was perfect for my requirements, even though the decor was dated the property was clean tidy and cheap for the location"…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec. 2019

Downtown Motel
Quest Wollongong
4 out of 5
59-61 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$169
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.28 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (350 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 1 Mar. 2020

Quest Wollongong
Boat Harbour Motel
3 out of 5
Cnr Campbell and Wilson St, Wollongong, NSW
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AU$160
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
0.61 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (700 reviews)

"Great location with harbour views and walking distance to beaches , restaurants & cafes. friendly staff, and the room very clean Onsite parking at no extra charge."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

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Visiting Wollongong

Travelers to Wollongong give high marks for the beaches, top-notch restaurants, and shopping. Scenic and welcoming, this city also attracts tourists with its cafés.

  • There are 13 hotels and other accommodations in Wollongong
  • The closest major airport is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional) 18 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) 59.7 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Wollongong

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong Beach. Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Crown Street Mall and Wollongong Fish Market. Exploring the waterfront is a top activity, and Wollongong Harbor is one place to visit.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 13 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Wollongong. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Wollongong Serviced Apartments - With a stay at this 4-star apartment, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a business center, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and convenient parking.
  • Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong - Our customers like the central location and helpful staff at this aparthotel. This 4-star aparthotel features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and a fitness center.
  • Sage Hotel Wollongong - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its beach locale and overall condition.

Getting Around Wollongong

With so many ways to get around, seeing Wollongong is a breeze. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Wollongong Station. You can find out about water travel options at the local port.

Dressing for Wollongong

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 78°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 60°F
  • From April to June, the average is 73°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 68°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 77°F as the daytime average and 53°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Wollongong is 46.77 inches
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 78°F, while July and June are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Wollongong?
Sage Hotel Wollongong is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and parking. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Wollongong City Beach. Other top choices based on reviews include Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club and Downtown Motel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Wollongong, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Wollongong.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Wollongong?
Based on reviews, Flinders Motel is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Downtown Motel and Sage Hotel Wollongong.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Wollongong?
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel is a top 3.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club and Boat Harbour Motel. Also, attractions in the area such as Jamberoo Action Park and Symbio Wildlife Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday to Wollongong?
Sage Hotel Wollongong is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and LCD TVs.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Wollongong?
Sage Hotel Wollongong is a top 3-star beach property with a restaurant and free WiFi. Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club is another good option for your beach trip. Head to Wollongong City Beach or North Wollongong Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Wollongong?
Mantra Wollongong is a 4.5-star aparthotel with in-room kitchens, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Another upscale option for your trip is Sage Hotel Wollongong.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Wollongong?
Harp Hotel is a property featuring free parking and in-room fridges, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club and Downtown Motel. You can tee off at Wollongong Golf Club during your trip.
What's it like to stay in Wollongong?
Travellers to Wollongong give high marks for the beaches, shopping and top-notch restaurants. Scenic and welcoming, this city also attracts tourists with its cafes. Top sights in the city include Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong Beach. In Wollongong, there are 29 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Wollongong?
Cultural venues in the city include Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Illawarra Museum and Wollongong City Gallery. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Wollongong City Beach, North Wollongong Beach and Brighton Beach. Shopping is a popular activity, so consider a trip to Crown Street Mall and Wollongong Fish Market.
How can I get around Wollongong?
If you want to explore the larger area, take a train from Wollongong Station. Wollongong might not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the seasonal weather in Wollongong?
The hottest months are usually November and December, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Wollongong is 872.40 mm.

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