Don’t hold out until the weekend to enjoy the great nightlife in the local area, head to these Wollongong hotels which will make your Thursday feel like a Friday.

Hotel Illawarra

Line up for great nightlife entertainment, Hotel Illawarra - Wollongong
Line up for great nightlife entertainment, Hotel Illawarra – Wollongong

Hotel Illawarra has everything in one place for the person who can’t stand boredom. Conveniently located on the corner of Market and Kiera Street, you can make your way to this establishment with friends for a night out that could possibly be the best fun you’ve had in weeks. Feast your eyes as you can choose from three different bars that will keep pouring drinks through the night. For those of you who are looking to relax and just enjoy a great chat with friends, order at the Amber Bar which has a pool table and a warm ambience if you want to settle in for the evening. You can find a piece of tranquility at the Hotel Illawarra by visiting their Zenya Garden and Dance which is an internal courtyard with maple trees and water features. Dance to the smooth sounds of the music with kaleidoscopic colours bouncing off the walls to the beats. If you have friends with different nightlife entertainment preferences, you can keep everyone happy at the Hotel Illawarra.
Where: 160-164 Keira Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
The Grand Hotel
The Grand Hotel
Get ready to party, The Grand Hotel – Wollongong

Considered to be one of the best places to enjoy the nightlife after a long day, The Grand Hotel lives up to its name with an array of DJs and premium music which is sure to get you in the mood. There is something on every day of the week so you can pick from pool competitions, grand Wednesdays and bumping shoulders with some of the best DJs around. If you forgot to bring the camera then don’t worry, you may be surprised to see yourself snapped during a night out and can find the photos on their website or Facebook page to savour the memories. Nothing comes close to the amount of entertainment at this priceless venue in Wollongong so make this your go-to hotel when deciding on what to do other than sit on the couch at home.
Where: Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
Cringila Hotel
Order a drink at the bar, Cringila Hotel - Wollongong
Order a drink at the bar, Cringila Hotel – Wollongong

Known as ‘the hotel with everything’ you surely won’t be disappointed when looking to spend a night out on the town in Wollongong. With three bars to choose from you will be spoilt for choice as you start the first round of the night with friends. If you want to keep the party going after hours, the Cringila Hotel is open every day of the week from 10am to 4am so you don’t have to worry about calling it quits because the bar is closing. For those of you who decide to hit the hotel a little bit earlier, you can enjoy wholesome and filling food at the bistro for steak and chips or their famous burger special. The hotel showcases live entertainment from local acts so if you feel like going out midweek for a bit of a drink and a chat, the Cringila Hotel could possibly be your second home.
Where: 87-93 Five Islands Road, Cringila NSW 2502
Where do you like to head out to on hump day in Wollongong?