Cost: $$$

Stunning ocean views, spacious light filled rooms and a reputation for exceptional service has made Novotel Wollongong Northbeach one of New South Wales most popular getaway and business venues.

On the water’s edge, just footsteps from the golden sands of North Wollongong Beach, the award winning Novotel Wollongong Northbeach is ideal for short breaks, business travel, conferences and special events. The hotel is located on Wollongong’s scenic Blue Mile precinct close to restaurants & cafes, local attractions and the CBD.

For more information visit the website.

To book, call (02) 4224 3111 and ask for the reservations department. Quote the code “EPHEA/NAEEA” to receive the discounted rate. Breakfast included for one person.

Sage Hotel
Sage Hotel Wollongong

Cost: $$$

Sage Hotel Wollongong located in the Illawarra region is the place to stay when traveling along the South Coast. The tallest hotel in the Illawarra Sage Hotel is privy to long stretches of white sandy beaches and surf breaks located just opposite. You won’t find a more convenient location to stay, with easy access to the WIN Sports & Entertainment Centre just adjacent to the front doors, as well as vibrant cafes, restaurants and the region’s shopping precinct a short five minute stroll away.

Sage Hotel Wollongong is a full-service hotel offering 168 spacious rooms to suit all needs. When you stay with Sage you get so much more than just a room.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the views towards the South Coast and golf course or city centre and mountain escarpments. Or make the most of the great onsite facilities.

  • 24hr reception
  • 24hr gym
  • 24hr snack and beverage stash
  • 24hr access to the Loft Lounge
  • 2 onsite restaurants open for breakfast and dinner
  • Room service options breakfast and dinner
  • Heated 20m outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi (on unlimited devices)
  • Access to secure onsite parking
  • Custom dreamweaver sleep system mattress
  • Espresso machine with complimentary coffee pods
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted bike hire

Sage delivers world-class hospitality whilst infusing local flavours to celebrate the community, so book your next stay with us to Meet, Eat and Explore the best of what Wollongong has to offer.

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Delegates receive 15% off flexible daily rate
Enter Promo code “EPHEA/NAEAA” for discount to apply

Quality Suites

Cost: $$

The Quality Suites Pioneer Sands is a Towradgi hotel ideally located on the northern side of Wollongong and only 55 minutes’ drive south of Sydney Airport. Wollongong is New South Wales’ third largest city, situated only 80km South of Sydney. The hotel is just minutes away from local Restaurants, bars, cafes, cultural arts attractions, and of course the Wollongong University and Innovation Campus. The Quality Suites Pioneer Sands has 47 well-spaced guest apartments, including 1 to 2 Bedroom Apartments. Our rooms all feature remote control LCD television units, tea and coffee making facilities, ironing facilities, wireless internet, full equip kitchens in most rooms, mini bar, Foxtel, air-conditioning and balconies.

For more information visit the website.

To book, call (02) 4252 1111 and quote ‘UOW Group booking’ to receive the discount rate. Half price continental breakfast also on offer.


Cost: $$

Located just across the road from the main UOW campus and walking distance to the Gong shuttle bus to the city, Bangalay is UOW’s newest student residence. In addition to providing exceptional student accommodation in world-class facilities, Bangalay also has a suite of guest rooms available for visitor bookings.

Visitor studios are located in a separate area from the student area. Guests have full use of the modern and spacious VIP lounge , which houses a fully equipped kitchen, lounge, dining area, TV and air conditioning. The apartments include queen bed, bathroom, air conditioning, desk, TV,  fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and private balcony.

  • Units can be serviced daily
  • Laundry facilities available
  • Parking available

For more information, access online brochure here.

For all enquiries or to book please contact Bangalay on (02) 4221 5556 or email

Boat Harbour Motel

Cost: $

Here at Boat Harbour Motel, we’re passionate about providing our guests with comfortable motel accommodation and impressive facilities. Our boat harbour location in the Illawarra boasts stunning ocean views, tropical gardens, and a waterfall – everything you need to ensure a pleasurable stay.

Based in the heart of Wollongong, we are ideally situated near beaches, the main cycleway, and the shopping precinct, making us a great choice for holiday goers and business guests alike. Best of all, we’re highly accessible. Our affordable motel accommodation, Anchorage Restaurant, and function rooms are only a couple of hours from Sydney.

Boat Harbour Motel is delighted to offer 42 large air-conditioned motel rooms, all positioned around a leafy central courtyard in a relaxing Wollongong environment beside the tranquil sea.

All our modern motel rooms boast magnificent ocean, mountain or city views and include:

  • Private bathrooms
  • Private balconies
  • Colour TV with AUSTAR
  • Radio
  • Fridge
  • Direct dial phone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Comfortable furnishings

For your convenience, we also have fully operational lifts, ample off-street parking and garages, and each of our guests is welcome to use our laundry and dry cleaning services.

To book, Contact the motel directly via phone or email and state you are attending EPHEA/NAEEA Conference and to secure discounted rate.

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Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort

Cost: $

Stay on the waters edge at our beautiful surf beach accommodation in Wollongong.
We have a large range of accommodation suitable for families, couples, individuals and groups – our accommodation includes holiday apartments, bungalows, cabins and grassed caravan and camping powered sites and non-powered sites.
Resort facilities include:
• Bike hire
• Two heated spa pools and steam rooms
• 25m heated indoor pool
• Tennis courts
• Basketball courts
All units are fully self-contained with kitchen and bathroom facilities. All linen is provided. Continental breakfast is included in package.

For more information on our accommodation visit the website

Bookings must be made direct with the property and paid in full by 31/03/2019 for package price and inclusions to apply. Code UOWNOV19 must be quoted for package price to apply.

Contact (02) 4283 6999 or email: