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Top hotels in Wollongong

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Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
8.0
$144
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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
8.5
$143
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Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
8.7
$156
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Mantra Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
7.7
$179
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Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
8.6
$111
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The Oaks Hotel Motel
The Oaks Hotel Motel
8.1
$135
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Harp Hotel
Harp Hotel
$86
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Best Western City Sands
Best Western City Sands
8.5
$133
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Solomon Inn Wollongong
Solomon Inn Wollongong
7.3
$114
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Flinders Motel
Flinders Motel
7.6
$102
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Elsinor Motor Lodge
Elsinor Motor Lodge
7.7
$121
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Quest Wollongong
Quest Wollongong
8.6
$200
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Normandie Inn and Function Centre
Normandie Inn and Function Centre
6.4
$102
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Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
8.6
$105
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Figtree Hotel
Figtree Hotel
6.6
$79
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Comfort Inn Towradgi Beach
Comfort Inn Towradgi Beach
7.9
$108
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Windmill Motel
Windmill Motel
7.5
$125
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Windang Beach Tourist Park
Windang Beach Tourist Park
8.4
$132
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Bel Mondo Apartments
Bel Mondo Apartments
9.2
$140
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When to book a hotel in Wollongong

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Low season
January
High season
May

cheapest month to stay

52%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

49%

expected price increase

Price
$86 - $347
Highest day of week
Saturday
Cheapest day of week
Wednesday

avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weeknight)

$168

avg. price over the last two weeks

avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weekend night)

$232

avg. price over the last two weeks

Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in Wollongong is:
4-5 star
$163 - $229

Wollongong travel tips

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Best time to visit Wollongong

With its warm summers and mild winters, Wollongong is a perfect round-the-year destination. Average summer temperatures from December – February are around 27 degrees Celsius while winter temperatures from June – August hover around 17 degrees Celsius. Winter is a busy tourist season and prices of hotel and travel are relatively higher. Most of the rainfall occurs between February – June. If you don’t mind the rain and wish to avoid the crowds, then the autumn months from March – May are a good time to visit Wollongong, and also get some good deals and bargains.

Getting around Wollongong

The Wollongong CBD area is compact and can be easily explored on foot. You also have the option to use the free Gong Bus Shuttle operated by Premier Illawarra in a loop from Wollongong Station to Wollongong University. Buses arrive every 10 minutes from 7.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. and every 20 minutes from 6.00 p.m. – 10 p.m. on weekdays. On weekends, the free service is available every 20 minutes from 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Premier Illawarra and Dions also operate regular bus services within the city. If you are looking to travel to the neighbouring suburbs or coastal towns, you can use the train services operated by Transport Sydney Trains. Taxis and ride-share services such as Uber are also easily available in the city.


How much does a hotel in Wollongong cost per night?

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2 stars and below
Harp Hotel
#1 most popular
Harp Hotel
$86
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
#2 most popular
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
8.6
$105
Figtree Hotel
Best value
Figtree Hotel
6.6
$79
3 stars
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
#1 most popular
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
8.6
$111
The Oaks Hotel Motel
#2 most popular
The Oaks Hotel Motel
8.1
$135
Flinders Motel
Best value
Flinders Motel
7.6
$102
4 stars and above
Sage Hotel Wollongong
#1 most popular
Sage Hotel Wollongong
8.0
$144
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
#2 most popular
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
8.5
$143
Best Western City Sands
Best value
Best Western City Sands
8.5
$133

Cheap hotels in Wollongong

These hotels and hostels are the cheapest accommodations available in Wollongong
Figtree Hotel
Figtree Hotel
6.6
$79
Normandie Inn and Function Centre
Normandie Inn and Function Centre
6.4
$102
Harp Hotel
Harp Hotel
$86
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
8.6
$105
Flinders Motel
Flinders Motel
7.6
$102
Comfort Inn Towradgi Beach
Comfort Inn Towradgi Beach
7.9
$108

Get the best value hotel in Wollongong

These hotels have the best prices for their ratings
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
8.5
$143
Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
8.0
$144
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
8.7
$156
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
8.6
$111
Best Western City Sands
Best Western City Sands
8.5
$133
Flinders Motel
Flinders Motel
7.6
$102

Where to stay in Wollongong

Best places to stay in Wollongong

Nestled around a calm harbour of the Pacific Ocean on one side and surrounded by hilly forests on the other, Wollongong offers its visitors the perfect blend of beachside excitement and nature-based activities. From fine dining and small bar culture to vast beaches and trails, Wollongong is a beautiful destination for short vacations.

Wollongong Central Business District (CBD)

The area along Crown Street, Market Street and a few blocks extending around Wollongong Town Hall and Wollongong Central Library have plenty of shopping and dining, while the beach and harbour front is just a short walk away. Stay at the Quest Wollongong, a serviced apartment-style hotel on Kembla Street at the heart of Wollongong CBD. Close to the beach, the Sage Hotel Wollongong on Harbour Street offers an excellent location, just a 4-minute walk to the WIN Sports & Entertainment Centres.

North Wollongong

North Wollongong offers a number of unspoiled and less crowded beaches as well as spectacular scenery of the Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area. You can find exotic beachfront properties as well as cosy bed and breakfast places nestled between the hills and the waterfront. A 3-minute walk from the North Beach, you have the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach Hotel which features modern rooms with panoramic ocean views. Or enjoy spacious rooms with ocean views and a friendly, relaxed ambience at the Beach Park Motel, located opposite Stuart Park.

South Wollongong

Close to the yellow sands of Port Kembla and Windang beaches, South Wollongong offers a countryside feel with urban amenities. Right next to the Port Kembla Golf Club, you can stay at the Comfort Inn Fairways hotel and enjoy proximity to Lake Illawarra and the beach.

Cheap hotels in Wollongong

There are plenty of budget accommodation options in Wollongong. Stay at the Wollongong Backpackers Keiraleagh housed in a charming heritage building within the heart of Wollongong CBD. You can also consider the Harp Hotel on Corimal Street or the simple, affordable lodging offered by Downtown Motel on Crown Street.


What to do in Wollongong

An ideal year-round destination for beach lovers and nature lovers, Wollongong offers a host of activities and attractions suited to varied lifestyles and interests. You can plan your activities around the vibrant Wollongong beach and Wollongong CBD area, or you can also step out and explore the surrounding areas that offer spectacular sights and a host of adventure sports activities. Here are a few suggestions to help you get started on your Wollongong itinerary.

  • Spend time on any of the 17 extraordinary beaches along the Wollongong coastline, and swim, surf, or just sunbathe along the sandy shores.
  • Stop by for a wide range of craft beers at the Illawarra Brewery located near the beach in the WIN Sports & Entertainment Centres.
  • Enjoy award-winning breakfast and lunch dishes at the stylish Diggies Café located in a heritage site on the North Wollongong Beach.
  • Hop on to the Free Gong Shuttle Bus and head to the Wollongong Botanic Garden for a picnic lunch, and enjoy a cool break from the beach.
  • Visit the Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere. Admire Buddhist architecture of the 7-storey Pagoda, brightly coloured South-East Asian sculptures in the surrounding gardens, and Japanese gardens in the courtyard.
  • Put on your hiking boots and head to one of the walking trails off the Mt. Keira Ring Track to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean and rainforests from the Mr. Keira Summit Park.
  • About an hour outside Wollongong CBD, in the Knights Hill area, try the Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk or the Illawarra Fly Treetop Zipline Tour and enjoy stunning views of the rainforest canopy, coastal towns, and the Pacific Ocean.
  • Meet exotic native animals such as Sumatran Tigers, Meerkats, Red Pandas, and Cotton Top Tamarin monkeys at the Symbio Wildlife Park, just a 30-minute drive from Wollongong CBD.

Wollongong travel information

How long do people stay in Wollongong?

Visiting Wollongong for 1 night is the most common choice for our users.

How much does a hotel cost in Wollongong?

Hotels in Wollongong show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around $91 per night.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Wollongong?

Room prices for hotels in Wollongong can be as much as 52% lower in the month of January. So this is a great time to book and save money.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Wollongong?

Tuesday is the day where you will typically find the lowest price for your hotel room in Wollongong. The highest price tends to be on Friday.

How much does a hostel in Wollongong cost?

Wollongong hostels and hotels with a 2 star rating and below charge around $64 for a bed per person. This will be around $27 under the cost of a typical Wollongong hotel.


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Kid-friendly hotels in Wollongong
Comfort Inn Towradgi Beach
Best value
Comfort Inn Towradgi Beach
7.9
$108
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
No. 1 most popular
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
8.5
$143
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
No. 2 most popular
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
8.7
$156
Mantra Wollongong
No. 3 most popular
Mantra Wollongong
7.7
$179
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
No. 4 most popular
Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort
8.6
$111
Best Western City Sands
No. 5 most popular
Best Western City Sands
8.5
$133
Windmill Motel
Windmill Motel
7.5
$125

Popular flight routes to Wollongong

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Melbourne to Sydney
Fastest flight time
1h 20m
Cheapest price
$114
Bilinga to Sydney
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1h 30m
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$149
Brisbane to Sydney
Fastest flight time
1h 35m
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$153
Adelaide to Sydney
Fastest flight time
1h 50m
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$164
Auckland to Sydney
Fastest flight time
3h 40m
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$249
Perth to Sydney
Fastest flight time
4h 10m
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$360
Christchurch to Sydney
Fastest flight time
3h 20m
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$399
Singapore to Sydney
Fastest flight time
7h 45m
Cheapest price
$424
Hong Kong to Sydney
Fastest flight time
8h 55m
Cheapest price
$429
Bangkok to Sydney
Fastest flight time
13h 20m
Cheapest price
$463
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