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Top tips for finding Wollongong hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Wollongong, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Wollongong in December and May.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Wollongong if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 14 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Wollongong accommodation.
Wollongong is a good halfway point for all those driving the famous Grand Pacific Drive highway. For those who want more information to help with your road tip, you may wish to stay closer to the Grand Pacific Drive centre; the Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong is only a 5-minute walk away from it.
The downtown area of Wollongong also offers plenty of restaurants, shopping and other services, including adventure tourism offices. From here you can book your skydiving adventure over Wollongong beach or a zipline tour across the Illawarra tree tops. The Downtown Motel will keep you close to the action and only 2 minutes away from the Visitor Information Centre.
One of the most popular sights of Wollongong is the Wollongong Head Lighthouse, located at the headland between Brighton Beach and Wollongong Beach. If you’re looking to stay somewhere nearby, the Boat Harbour Motel is a good option. From here you will be only a 10-minute walk away from the headland.
Not only is Wollongong popular for its beaches, but it is also located close to Lake Illawarra. For those who want a bit of everything, the Comfort Inn Fairways is located on the spit between Lake Illawarra and the sea. You will also be close to the Port Kembla Golf Course and the Korrongulla Wetlands – an excellent spot for bird watching.
The Nan Tien Buddhist Temple is another of Wollongong’s most popular sights. The temple is located just outside of Wollongong with views over Mount Kembla and the Illawarra Escarpment. Classes and regular retreats are offered for visitors interested in Buddhism or Chinese Culture. For those who wish to visit the temple, you may wish to stay somewhere in south Wollongong, such as the Sovereign Inn. Here you will be a 10-minute drive from the temple, and 7 minutes from Wollongong’s city centre.
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If you are in Wollongong to watch one of Australia’s favourite pastimes, its rugby league, then the WIN Stadium is perfect as it is home to the local St George Illawarra Dragons. The Sage Hotel Wollongong and Best Western City Sands are both within a only a 5-minute walk to this centrally-located stadium.
There are two major beaches in Wollongong – Wollongong Beach and North Wollongong Beach. The Novotel Wollongong Northbeach will put you across the road of North Wollongong Beach and offers views of the surf. If you’d rather stay by Wollongong Beach and closer to downtown, then the City Beach Motel is a only a 2-minute walk to the sands.
For those with a hired car doing the Grand Pacific Drive road trip, you want to be sure that your car will be safe and secure. Both the Beach Park Motel and the Windmill Hotel offer free self-parking on the premises and are close to the motorway, helping you get back on the road quicker.
Especially for those who are coming to Wollongong during the hot Australian summer, having easy access to a pool will help you relax and stay cool. The Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort offers a great indoor pool for both exercise and leisure. The Elsinore Indoor Pool and hot tub will help you unwind after a long day on the road or a busy day of sightseeing.
Although the average price for a double room in Wollongong is R6 566, R2 381 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Wollongong. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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