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Cheap Illawarra Hotels

The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
The Belmore All-Suite Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 39 Smith Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$137
4.6/5 (29 reviews)

The fact is that there is balcony but you can not smoke beside that every thing else is perfect.

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2019
A stay at The Belmore All-Suite Hotel places you in the heart of Wollongong, within a 15-minute walk of Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong Beach.
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong
4.5 out of 5.0 19 Market Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$143
4.2/5 (24 reviews)

Nice neat clean would stay there again staff were friendly too & the kids liked the hot chocolate & chocolate biscuits @ reception

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2019
A stay at Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong places you in the heart of Wollongong, within a 5-minute drive of WIN Stadium and Wollongong Science Centre and ...
The Sebel Harbourside Kiama
The Sebel Harbourside Kiama
3.5 out of 5.0 31 Shoalhaven Street, Kiama, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$189
4.2/5 (29 reviews)

Beautiful place awesome location. Staff were very pleasing and happy

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2019
When you stay at The Sebel Harbourside Kiama in Kiama, you'll be on the waterfront, within a 15-minute drive of Kiama Blowhole and Jamberoo Action Park.
Sage Hotel Wollongong
Sage Hotel Wollongong
4.0 out of 5.0 60/62 Harbour Street, Wollongong, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$159
4.0/5 (86 reviews)

Location was fantastic staff were lovely and helpful

Reviewed on 20 Nov. 2019
When you stay at Sage Hotel Wollongong in Wollongong, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 5-minute drive of Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong ...
Kiama Cove Boutique Motel
Kiama Cove Boutique Motel
3.5 out of 5.0 10 Bong Bong Street, Kiama, NSW
AU$115
3.6/5 (62 reviews)

Kiama Cove is in a great position, especially if you're lucky enough to get an ocean view. The rooms are a reasonable size, the bed is a bit firm but comfy enough, extra pillows & blankets are provided. There's a convenient microwave, toaster, etc and a couple of little packets of biscuits. Linens ...

Reviewed on 5 Dec. 2019
Located in Kiama, Kiama Cove Boutique Motel is in the business district, a 3-minute walk from Kiama Surf Beach and 10 minutes by foot from Kiama Leagues ...
Mercure Gerringong Resort
Mercure Gerringong Resort
4.5 out of 5.0 1 Fern Street, Gerringong, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$143
3.5/5 (20 reviews)

The property is in a great central location. The rooms had a moldy smell, the sheets where cleaned with some sort of product that mad my wife and i end up with a rash. The bed was hard and the covers where thin and not for a winters night. We where forces to keep the air con on all night and woke ...

Reviewed on 28 Jun. 2019
With a stay at Mercure Gerringong Resort, you'll be centrally located in Gerringong, within a 15-minute drive of Seven Mile Beach and Kiama Blowhole.
Mantra Wollongong
Mantra Wollongong
4.5 out of 5.0 6-10 Gladstone Ave, Wollongong, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$149
3.3/5 (26 reviews)

Really nice, large, clean apartments. Just didn’t have blankets or other extra bed linen in winter so had to sleep with the heater on max. We didn’t realise until after concierge closed at 10pm.

Reviewed on 22 Jun. 2019
With a stay at Mantra Wollongong, you'll be centrally located in Wollongong, within a 10-minute walk of Crown Street Mall and Wollongong Hospital.
Harp Hotel
Harp Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 124 Corrimal Street, Wollongong, NSW
AU$90
3.3/5 (28 reviews)

I loved the live music and the beers. There was no Wi-Fi in my room though

Reviewed on 18 Nov. 2019
A stay at Harp Hotel places you in the heart of Wollongong, within a 15-minute walk of Wollongong City Beach and North Wollongong Beach.
Nova Kiama
Nova Kiama
3.5 out of 5.0 31 Bong Bong St, Kiama, NSW
Free Cancellation
AU$190
Located in Kiama, Nova Kiama is near the airport, a 4-minute walk from Kiama Surf Beach and 10 minutes by foot from Kiama Blowhole.

Hotels In Illawarra

Every girl needs a short break every now and then! So why not escape to the Illawarra region? Just over an hour from Sydney and two-and-a-half from Canberra, it’s perfect for a weekend road trip! Whether it’s with your besties or your man, there are oodles of beaches to ‘lax by – and with New South Wales’ third-largest city, Wollongong, you won’t have to go without your creature comforts either. Hallelujah. Start designating drivers and come book your Illawarra accommodation with us.

One of the unique things about the region is that it sits sandwiched between the Illawarra Escarpment and the Pacific Ocean, creating a dramatic mountainous backdrop for the narrow coastal strip that you can even admire while treading the water or surfing the waves in some parts. Pack your sunhat and sun cream because, with over 15 beaches to choose from, you’ll be flat out trying to relax on them all. If you love the sea water, but not necessarily the sea, sit back and chill out knowing your bikini won’t get knocked askew by a wave in one of ocean rock pools sprinkled along the coastline. Now if you see one really giant pool of water near the sea, don’t be mistaken! That’s Illawarra Lake, where you can admire both the beach and the sea at the same time from atop the new rock wall.

If relaxing on a beach all day long sounds more boring than it does rejuvenating, get high on adrenalin with some paragliding, hang gliding or abseiling – or sky dive! It’s the only place in NSW where you can actually land on the beach. If you want to get the blood pumping but not quite so fast, a walking track through the Eastern Escarpment will wind you through rainforest-lined gullies and creeks, past open gum forests and to the fantastic views near Mount Cotton’s summit.

For the kind of thrills that come in the form of fashion, Crown Street Mall will deliver that rush. The largest shopping area in Wollongong, it’s got your mainstream faves and boutique buys that’ll have your friends asking where you bought it for months. Every Friday the mall is also home to the Wollongong Markets, where you’re sure to find something unique to take home. Throughout the Woolloongong centre you’ll love the alfresco eateries for coffee and long chatty lunches, and if you like your beer, then you may just love The Illawarra Brewery.

A local attraction you wouldn’t expect is the Nan Tien Temple, the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. Nan tien means ‘southern paradise’, and its location overlooking the mountains makes it just that. Experience true Buddhism with an overnight stay, or simply take a guided tour and wander through the gardens.

So, feeling like a short break away would do you good? Of course it will! With a ribbon of fantastic beaches to chillax on and all kinds of outdoor activities for the adventurous, the modern shops and dining scene is the icing on the cake! (Did someone say cake?) Check out our range of Illawarra hotels below.

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