The Hotel: Marketview
Centrally located in the CBD, Marketview provides a convenient, comfortable setting for Groupies to base themselves while enjoying all that Wollongong has to offer. Walking distance from the beach, the hotel lies within easy reach of cafés, bars, restaurants, cultural amenities, and shopping.
Groupies rest their heads and swags in a Standard Queen room, kitted out with all the mod cons needed for a comfortable stay. Each air-conditioned room features a flat-screen TV, Internet access, en suite bathroom, mini-fridge and tea- and coffee-making facilities.
Fill the days by lounging by the beach, exploring the surrounding bush trails or spending up a storm shopping. On-site parking gives guests quick access to their wheels, while a late 12pm checkout helps retreaters take it easy on their last day.
- Bed size/type: Queen bed
- Standard occupancy: Two people
The Area: Wollongong
Famed for its beautiful beaches, vibrant surf culture and laid back atmosphere, Wollongong is one of the most popular destinations for people in need of a break. Travelling away from the big city smoke and into the smaller-scale CBD of Wollongong, the agitation of sitting in traffic is replaced with easy strolls to stellar beaches, relaxing bush walks, shopping, dining and stress-free bliss.
Visitors to Wollongong head to the pristine beaches - with the renowned North Beach just minutes away - and discover picturesque bushwalking trails through the easily reached rainforest. Sample local produce at the array of cafés and fine dining restaurants in town, before taking a visit to the Wollongong City Art Gallery and WIN Stadium. A free bus, the Gong Shuttle, runs between the CBD, University, North Wollongong, Fairy Meadow and Gwynneville.