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Solomon Inn Wollongong
Solomon Inn Wollongong
7.3 Good

3.9 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

GoodBased on 816 reviews
7.3

Sovereign Inn Wollongong provides a comfortable setting while in Wollongong. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Mantra Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
7.6 Good

0.6 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

GoodBased on 1,135 reviews
7.6

Mantra Wollongong is well situated in the heart of the city. It is within a 10-minute walk of Wollongong Central and Crown Street Mall, and boasts views of Wollongong.

Shellharbour Village Motel
Shellharbour Village Motel
8.8 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Shellharbour Show on map

ExcellentBased on 700 reviews
8.8

Shellharbour Village Motel provides a comfortable setting while in Wollongong. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

Sky Accommodation
Sky Accommodation
9.1 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
9.1

Located amongst a range of popular attractions, shops and restaurants, Sky Accommodation is ideal for those wishing to explore Wollongong and its surroundings. This hotel is set in the heart of the city.

Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
7.7 Good

0.9 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

GoodBased on 4,100 reviews
7.7

Set just a few steps from Wollongong Showground, this luxury hotel features both a bar and a restaurant. It is also steps from Wollongong's popular tourist spots.

Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel
8.5 Excellent

3.4 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

ExcellentBased on 775 reviews
8.5

Located a short walk from Fairy Meadow Railway Station, Nightcap at the Charles Hotel is a convenient base while in Wollongong. Guests can also enjoy free wireless internet.

Beach Park Motel
Beach Park Motel
8.2 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

ExcellentBased on 608 reviews
8.2

Beach Park Motel is located in Wollongong and is close to the area's popular attractions. It provides free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a garden.

Thirroul Beach Motel
Thirroul Beach Motel
8.5 Excellent

12.6 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

ExcellentBased on 610 reviews
8.5

Less than 20 minutes' walk from Austinmer Railway Station, Thirroul Beach Motel provides guests with an ideal base while visiting Wollongong. It is ideally located for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Best Western City Sands
Best Western City Sands
8.3 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,315 reviews
8.3

Conveniently positioned, Best Western City Sands allows for easy access to Wollongong's best hot spots. The numerous facilities this contemporary property offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, room service and a coffee bar.

Golf Place Inn
Golf Place Inn
6.8 Good

9.4 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

GoodBased on 380 reviews
6.8

Situated a brief drive from Westfield Warrawong, Golf Place Inn provides modern accommodation in Wollongong. It also offers a swimming pool, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

Tips for booking a Wollongong hotel

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Wollongong:$174/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$36/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$109 - $321
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$136 - $220
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Kiama Shores
Kiama Shores
8.4 Excellent

0.1 km from city centre, Kiama Show on map

This comfortable motel in Kiama offers free wireless internet, as well as an outdoor pool and a coffee bar. There is also a fitness centre with a saltwater swimming pool.

2
Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
7.7 Good

0.9 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Set just a few steps from Wollongong Showground, this luxury hotel features both a bar and a restaurant. It is also steps from Wollongong's popular tourist spots.

3
Mantra Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
7.6 Good

0.6 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Mantra Wollongong is well situated in the heart of the city. It is within a 10-minute walk of Wollongong Central and Crown Street Mall, and boasts views of Wollongong.

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Tabourie Lake Motel
Tabourie Lake Motel
6.7 Good

10.8 km from city centre, Ulladulla Show on map

Situated in Lake Tabourie, Tabourie Lake Motor Inn is within easy driving distance of Ulladulla and offers free Wi-Fi, a sauna and an outdoor pool. It also provides on-site parking, a 24-hour reception and a BBQ/picnic area.

$88
Avg. per night
Harp Hotel
Harp Hotel

0.6 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Centrally located, Harp Hotel allows for easy access to Wollongong's popular tourist and retail hot spots. Just a short walk from St Francis Xavier's Cathedral, Wollongong, it provides modern rooms equipped with a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities.

$88
Avg. per night
Sky Accommodation
Sky Accommodation
9.1 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Located amongst a range of popular attractions, shops and restaurants, Sky Accommodation is ideal for those wishing to explore Wollongong and its surroundings. This hotel is set in the heart of the city.

$94
Avg. per night
Flinders Motel
Flinders Motel
7.5 Good

0.9 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Flinders Motel is located in the heart of Wollongong, and features free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

$102
Avg. per night
Downtown Motel
Downtown Motel
7.2 Good

0.5 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Conveniently positioned, Downtown Motel Wollongong offers easy access to Wollongong's best sightseeing areas. Only a short walk from St Francis Xavier's Cathedral, Wollongong, it provides retro rooms equipped with a private bathroom.

$108
Avg. per night
Golf Place Inn
Golf Place Inn
6.8 Good

9.4 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Situated a brief drive from Westfield Warrawong, Golf Place Inn provides modern accommodation in Wollongong. It also offers a swimming pool, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

$115
Avg. per night
Beach Park Motel
Beach Park Motel
8.2 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Beach Park Motel is located in Wollongong and is close to the area's popular attractions. It provides free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a garden.

$120
Avg. per night
Solomon Inn Wollongong
Solomon Inn Wollongong
7.3 Good

3.9 km from city centre, Wollongong Show on map

Sovereign Inn Wollongong provides a comfortable setting while in Wollongong. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

$123
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Wollongong

2 stars or below

$88 - $142

Harp Hotel

No. 1 most popular

$88
Avg. per night
Nightcap at the Charles Hotel

No. 2 most popular

$142
Avg. per night
Downtown Motel

Best value

$108
Avg. per night
3 stars

$88 - $166

Solomon Inn Wollongong

No. 1 most popular

$123
Avg. per night
Flinders Motel

No. 2 most popular

$102
Avg. per night
Tabourie Lake Motel

Best value

$88
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$128 - $165

Sage Hotel Wollongong

No. 1 most popular

$165
Avg. per night
Best Western City Sands

No. 2 most popular

$146
Avg. per night
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel

Best value

$128
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Wollongong

About Wollongong

Sitting just south of Sydney, Wollongong is a famously laid-back destination. It’s here that you’ll find beautiful beaches, delicious food and friendly locals. Affectionately nicknamed “The Gong,” the city is a popular destination along the legendary Grand Pacific Drive. Stretching for 140 kilometres, the scenic coastal route winds its way past lush rainforests, pristine beaches and coastal cities like Wollongong.

Things to Do

If the sun’s shining (which it probably is), embrace Wollongong’s surf culture and head straight to the beach. Rent a board, or sign up for a surf lesson. North Wollongong Beach is perfect for families, while the city’s ocean rock pools are great if you want to soak in the sunshine without the waves.

Wollongong serves up plenty of thrills, with opportunities to skydive, hang glide and take to the skies in the cockpit of a fighter jet. For something a little more laid-back, spend a day at Royal National Park. Characterised by its towering eucalyptus trees, secluded beaches and sandstone cliffs, it’s one of the oldest national parks in the world.

Wollongong serves up an inspired food scene, spotlighting local produce. Eat your way through farm-to-table restaurants, fresh seafood spreads and modern gastro pubs. When the sun sets, head down to the picturesque harbour for happy hour with a view.

If you’re travelling by car, it’s worth cruising Grand Pacific Drive from end to end. Don’t miss the iconic Sea Cliff Bridge, a snaking stretch of road that links the coastal towns of Coalcliff and Clifton. Visit from May to November, and you could spot whales on their annual migration.

Getting Around

Perfect for day trips and weekends getaways, Wollongong is just a 90-minute drive from Sydney. Alternatively, you can travel by local train in around two hours. Once in the CBD, the free Gong Shuttle Bus makes it easy to get around.

Wollongong travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Wollongong?

    4,095 reviews rated Sage Hotel Wollongong with an average score of 7.7/10. It may also be worth looking into the Mantra Wollongong, which received a rating of 7.6/10 from 1,135 reviews. Downtown Motel could also be a good option, with a score of 7.2/10 from 611 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Wollongong North Beach?

    A good hotel close to Wollongong North Beach is Sage Hotel Wollongong (rated 7.7/10 from 4,095 reviews).