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Shae Killey3 years ago

From 5 star stays to backpackers, we've got you covered

Stuck for some accommodation in Wollongong? Choosing where to stay can often determine the amount of fun you have on your holiday. However, not everyone is looking for the same thing when it comes to choosing the right type of accommodation. Some want to be close to the action, some want to escape the hustle and bustle and some don't care where they stay as long as it doesn't cost them a pretty penny. Don't book your accommodation only to find out it's not your style. We've done our research and found 4 different types of Wollongong accommodation to match what you're looking for.

Luxurious 

Tumbling Waters Retreat & Restaurant

escarpment views for days, Tumbling Waters Retreat & Restaurant - Stanwell Tops
Escarpment views for days, Tumbling Waters Retreat & Restaurant – Stanwell Tops

Do you want to spoil your significant other? Escape the rigours of everyday life and stay in accommodation that exudes luxury. Tumbling Waters Retreat and Restaurant is an immaculate couples retreat perched on the escarpment edge where you can take in views of the entire Illawarra region all the way out to sea. Stay in the luxury ocean suite which is sure to get the you and your partner cost with an elegant interior, open fireplace, balcony views over the ocean and a gourmet breakfast included. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your anniversary, honeymoon, or you just want to treat your one and only to the breathtaking getaway they deserve, be sure to book in at Tumbling Waters Retreat and Restaurant.
Where: 31 Stonehaven Road Stanwell Tops NSW


CBD style 

Quest Wollongong 

Balcony overlooking the pool, Quest Wollongong - Wollongong
Balcony overlooking the pool, Quest Wollongong – Wollongong

Are you all about location, location, location when it comes to picking your accommodation? Located on Kembla Street, you’re only a short stumble home from the many nightclubs, bars, restaurants and cafes that make Wollongong such a great place to visit. Don’t hesitate though, you won’t be sacrificing quality in order to stay in a prime spot. The rooms are spacious, modern and fully serviced, coming in all shapes and sizes to suit your needs. Looking to relax during your holiday? Grab a few snags from the local supermarket and spend the day by the pool relaxing and making use of the barbeque facilities. It doesn’t matter whether you’re on a business trip or looking for a weekend away close to the action, you won’t be disappointed if you choose to stay at Quest Wollongong.
Where: 59-61 Kembla Street Wollongong NSW


Backpacker 

Wollongong Backpackers

Welcoming atmosphere, Wollongong Backpackers - Wollongong
Welcoming atmosphere, Wollongong Backpackers – Wollongong

Do you want to experience all the wonderful Wollongong attractions but plan on sticking to a pretty tight budget? Hostel style accommodation is a great way to save on money as well as meet new people. Wollongong Backpackers have a range of accommodation available ranging from six people dorms all the way to private family rooms which sleep up to five people. Spend the day surfing up and down the Wollongong coastline or zenning out at the Wollongong Botanical Gardens before coming back to the communal area and sharing your stories with fellow travellers over a couple of drinks. Perhaps you just need an affordable place to crash after a night out? Whatever the case, Wollongong Backpackers will be happy to have you.
Where: 60 Kembla Street Wollongong NSW


Holiday Park

Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort

Aerial shot of beachside location, Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort - Wollongong
Aerial shot of beachside location, Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort – Wollongong

What better way to take in Wollongong than in a caravan? Bring the kids down to the Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort for the perfect family getaway. You’ll never be short of relaxation at this holiday park. After you’ve set up camp, take the kids down to the beach where they can run a muck among the waves or build sand castles while you test the water for any fish or have a little surf. Not into fishing or surfing? You and your partner can have a bit of alone time in one of the heated spas or steam room, while the kids enjoy everything from jumping castles to mini golf. No caravan? No dramas! There are a variety of different family friendly cabins available for you to sleep in, so you can still make the most of the many great facilities at this popular beachside resort.
Where: 201 Pioneer Road Fairy Meadow NSW


Have we missed your favourite type of Wollongong accommodation? Tell us where you like to stay!

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