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Vue Apartments Geelong
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
6 Bellerine St, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $148 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,168 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool access
Travelers say...

"Excellent. Great facilities and location. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Vue Apartments Geelong
Quality Hotel Bayside Geelong
4 out of 5
13-15 The Esplanade, Geelong, VIC
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4.4/5Excellent! (964 reviews)
Comfortable and good value stay

"Comfortable and good value stay 10-15 mins from town, easy to find. Restaurant was closed. So only breakfast available. More an upscale motel- but good value."…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Quality Hotel Bayside Geelong
Admiralty Inn
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
66 Mckillop Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $95 per night from May 3 to May 4
4.3/5Excellent! (644 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Nice room.. mixture of modern and older style. Very clean and is perfectly situated near cafes, clubs and pubs etc. Very small, but good enough for me. Is also a very short walk to the footy! Only down side is that large groups appear to stay here and can therefore be quite noisy. The staff deal ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

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Novotel Geelong
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
10-14 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $147 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.2/5Excellent! (973 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, indoor pool
Travelers say...

"Fantastic location and great service, the staff couldn’t be more helpful, very modern and clean room’s"…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Novotel Geelong
Best Western Geelong Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
30 Keera Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $92 per night from May 2 to May 3
4.2/5Excellent! (915 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, indoor pool
Travelers say...

"I love how the room are very big. We did not feel cramped at all."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Best Western Geelong Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments
Belmercer Motel
4 out of 5
12-14 Mercer Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is $90 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13
4.1/5Very Good! (838 reviews)

"Good location, and very clean, would recommend it to others, will re visit a stay again, reasonably priced as well"…"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Belmercer Motel
Bay City(Geelong) Motel
4 out of 5
231-235 Malop Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is $85 per night from Apr 14 to Apr 15
4/5Very Good! (464 reviews)

"I liked that it was a modern clean room, close to Eastern Beach Waterfront, only a few minutes walk. A great pub close by and close to central town. I was disappointed that there was no micro wave or utensils available, only one teaspoon!!! Would recommend and would use again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2021

Bay City(Geelong) Motel
Nireeda Apartments Geelong
3.5 out of 5
1-3 Clare Street, Geelong, VIC
The price is $89 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13
3.8/5Good! (345 reviews)

"Plenty of space for the whole family, but a few things needed some attention/service such as the lamps didn’t work or have globes in them and the AC unit was very noisy and didn’t really work as a heater (needs a service). The little milk portions in the fridge were out of date. The fake plant in ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Nireeda Apartments Geelong
Eastern Sands City Centre
3.5 out of 5
1 Bellerine Street, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $89 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13
3.8/5Good! (933 reviews)

"Nice and clean- basic but good. Parking was a bit of a nightmare- had to park on the main road as every spot was taken.great location very close to Geelong waterfront"…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Eastern Sands City Centre
Rydges Geelong
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Cnr Gheringhap & Myers St, Geelong, VIC
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The price is $97 per night from Apr 12 to Apr 13
3.7/5Good! (949 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Clean and convenient location to city centre & amenities"…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2021

Rydges Geelong
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Beach Hotels in Geelong

Known for its bars and shopping, Geelong has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a holiday. There are 10 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this walkable destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Geelong, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Vue Apartments Geelong - 4.5-star luxury apartment near the beach. It features free WiFi, a full-service spa, and free parking. Guests love the central location and proximity to shopping.

Novotel Geelong - 4-star hotel near the beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and breakfast. This hotel boasts an indoor pool, a restaurant, and a steam room.

Bay City(Geelong) Motel - 4-star motel near the beach. It offers free Internet, free parking, and in-room kitchenettes. Guest reviews highlight the central location and breakfast.

Best Western Geelong Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments - 4-star motel. It features an indoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi. Guests love the beach locale and pool.

Belmercer Motel - 4-star motel near the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and overall value. This motel boasts free WiFi, free parking, and a café.

Planning Your Trip to Geelong

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average temperature of 75°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 41°F
  • Driest months: April, January, December, and February, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, May, June, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.08 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Geelong

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can spend some quality time by the water at Raffs Beach. Discover the area's bars and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Westfield Geelong and Geelong Performing Arts Center. Other things to see and do in the area are National Wool Museum and Steampacket Gardens. Visitors also enjoy Geelong for its:
  • Parks
  • Theme parks
  • Theater
  • Excursions
  • University life

Getting Around Geelong

To get to Geelong, you can fly into Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), the closest major airport, which is located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What is Geelong like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and shopping, Geelong has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Geelong?
Mckillop Geelong By Gold Star Stays is a top 3-star beach hotel with a beach bar and free WiFi, and it’s located close to Eastern Beach. Other good choices for your beach trip include Bay City(Geelong) Motel and Admiralty Inn.
How many beach hotels will I find in Geelong?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 36 hotels in Geelong for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Geelong?
Plan your trip to the beach with a look at the seasons in Geelong: The hottest months are usually February and January with an average temp of 64°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 50°F. Average annual precipitation for Geelong is 22 inches.
What is there to see and do around Geelong?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Eastern Beach Swimming Enclosure or Eastern Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Discover the area’s bars and shopping, and make time for local attractions like The Carousel and Deakin University. Other things to see and do in the area are Kardinia Park and Geelong Showground.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Geelong?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Geelong more easily: To get to Geelong, you can fly into Melbourne Airport (MEL), the closest major airport, which is located 42.5 mi (68.4 km) from the city center. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from South Geelong Station, Marshall Station, or North Shore Station.

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