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The Sebel Harbourside Kiama
3.5 out of 5
31 Shoalhaven Street, Kiama, NSW
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The price is $131 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
16.97 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Rooms were large and comfortable. Very clean. In good location. Staff lovely and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

The Sebel Harbourside Kiama
Mercure Gerringong Resort
4.5 out of 5
1 Fern Street, Gerringong, NSW
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The price is $120 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
21.69 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (723 reviews)

"Very clean. Quiet and easy check in . Loys if parking"…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Mercure Gerringong Resort
Normandie Inn & Function Centre
3 out of 5
30 Bourke Street, North Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.76 mi from city center
3.2/5 (330 reviews)

"Good value for money. $100.00 for a clean crispy linens and good air conditioned room.I had a good sleep"…"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
4.5 out of 5
2-14 Cliff Road, North Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $144 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.85 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (922 reviews)

"We were upgraded and received complimentary champagne & strawberries in celebration of our 10yr wedding anniversary which was lovely. The room & view were amazing! The only let down for us was the hotel being under renovations, so lots of boarded up areas, no pool, no main restaurant."…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Argo Serviced Apartments
3.5 out of 5
65 Church Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is $140 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.33 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Large, clean new apartments, very well proportioned, large terrace and proper kitchenette. Very friendly staff Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Argo Serviced Apartments
Quest Wollongong
4 out of 5
59-61 Kembla Street, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $201 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
0.26 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (363 reviews)

"Super lovely & friendly check in. Rooms nice and clean. Great location & easy parking underneath. Will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Quest Wollongong
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $134 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.38 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,559 reviews)

"Liked the spacious living areas and laundry in the bathroom. Only one suggestion......maybe more Comfortable seating in the living room"…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Bulli Beach Tourist Park
4 out of 5
1 Farrell Road, Bulli, NSW
The price is $124 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
6.13 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (87 reviews)

"Loved everything about this place, was a perfect little getaway for my family and I. Cabin was clean and super comfortable, beach view from our porch and a sunrise to remember with my kids. Highly recommended if your seeking a relaxed getaway with your loved ones. 10/10"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Bulli Beach Tourist Park
Headlands Austinmer Beach
4 out of 5
1 Yuruga Street, Austinmer, NSW
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The price is $183 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
8.95 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (351 reviews)

"Spectacular Ocean Views and great resort facilities and restaurant."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Headlands Austinmer Beach
Lakeside Inn
2.5 out of 5
140-146 Windang Rd, Windang, NSW
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The price is $91 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
6.5 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (55 reviews)

"My stay at the Golf Palms Inn was clean and pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Lakeside Inn
Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
4 out of 5
cnr of Banks & Corrimal St, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $104 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.47 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (743 reviews)

"excellent location rooms were very clean food and staff were very good"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Best Western City Sands - Wollongong Golf Club
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
3.5 out of 5
39 Smith Street, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $105 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
0.39 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (833 reviews)

"Short walk to the restaurant area with some great food."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
Kiama Cove Boutique Motel
3.5 out of 5
10 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW
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The price is $77 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
17.31 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (950 reviews)

"Close to blowhole, walking tracks, shops and all facilities. Excellent location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Kiama Cove Boutique Motel
Harp Hotel
2.5 out of 5
124 Corrimal Street, Wollongong, NSW
The price is $54 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
0.38 mi from city center
3.2/5 (506 reviews)

"The room was a comfortable base in a convenient location to explore."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Harp Hotel
Grand Hotel Kiama
3 out of 5
49 Manning Street, Kiama, NSW
The price is $54 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
17.27 mi from city center
2.3/5 (495 reviews)

"The room was basic, but the bed was clean and very comfortable. Shower had very nice hot water. My partner and I will definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Grand Hotel Kiama
Quality Suites Pioneer Sands
4 out of 5
19 Carters Lane, Towradgi, NSW
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The price is $107 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
2.64 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (971 reviews)
Happy travellers

"We have been staying her for 10 years now and always found the property to be clean and tidy with good pricing."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Quality Suites Pioneer Sands
Mantra Wollongong
4.5 out of 5
6-10 Gladstone Ave, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $120 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.36 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,340 reviews)

"Good Staff, located near to Railway and Bus stops... Walkable to Mall... Cooking Pot to be upgraded.... Interior looked fresh.... Service and attention was good.. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Mantra Wollongong
Lake Illawarra Bed and Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
54 Oakland Avenue, Windang, NSW
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The price is $82 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
7.42 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (172 reviews)

"The host, Bobby, is very welcoming and full of local knowledge. Excellent breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Lake Illawarra Bed and Breakfast
Solomon Inn Wollongong
3.5 out of 5
111 Princess Highway, Figtree, NSW
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2.33 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (526 reviews)

"Easy access to eateries, very quiet and easy to locate."…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2020

Solomon Inn Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
4 out of 5
60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong, NSW
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The price is $106 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.55 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (965 reviews)

"Nice place well located Gym was closed due to Covid19 but could have been opened if correctly managed. Obviously not willing to keep it regularly clean to allow it to be open. Pool area have safety hazards of broken sharp tiles and broken underwater lights."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

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Where to stay in Illawarra

Find the best Illawarra areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Illawarra

Visiting Illawarra

Travelers to Illawarra give high marks for the beaches and abundant cafés. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its rainforests. Top sights in the city include Wollongong City Beach, North Wollongong Beach, and Jamberoo Action Park.

  • There are 591 hotels and other accommodations in Illawarra
  • The closest major airport is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 37.2 mi (59.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Illawarra

Cultural venues in the city include Wollongong Conservatorium of Music, Wollongong Science Centre and Planetarium, and Wollongong City Gallery. Attractions like Jamberoo Action Park, Symbio Wildlife Park, and Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Nan Tien Temple, Bulli Lookout, and Sea Cliff Bridge.

In Illawarra, you'll be able to select from 591 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Lyndon Haven - This 4.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and beach locale.
  • Culburra Beach Motel - Our customers like the beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms at this motel. With a stay at this 3.5-star motel, guests can enjoy access to free parking and concierge services, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • The Laurels B&B Kangaroo Valley - With a stay at this 3.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other favorite sights in Illawarra include Wollongong City Beach, North Wollongong Beach, and Kiama Blowhole. Popular places to visit outside the city include Cronulla Beach, 30 mi/48.2 km from the city center, and Wanda Beach, which is 30.7 mi/49.4 km away.

Getting Around Illawarra

With so many ways to get around, exploring Illawarra is simple. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Wollongong Station, Fairy Meadow Station, or Cringila Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the port.

Dressing for Illawarra

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 78°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 58°F
  • From April to June, the average is 73°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 67°F during the day and 42°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 49°F as the nighttime average
  • About 34.35 inches of rain falls on Illawarra each year
  • November and December are usually the hottest months averaging 78°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 44°F

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