For some alternatives, checkout the Taren Point Beach House and the Eventhouse Cronulla. They are 30 kilometres and 30 kilometres respectively from the main center. Others include the Mantra Wollongong, 20 kilometres away, and the Quest Campbelltown, 25 kilometres.
The nearby cities of Woonona and Corrimal are definitely worth exploring. Woonona is 11 kilometres to the south of Maddens Plains, while Corrimal is 14 kilometres to the south. Woonona hotels and apartments are the Quality Suites Pioneer Sands and Windmill Motel. Corrimal options include the Lyndon Haven and Wollongong Surf Leisure Resort.
If watching sport gives you an adrenaline buzz, get along to WIN Stadium. It's located to the south of Maddens Plains. Like to stay nearby? The Sage Hotel Wollongong and the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach could both be just what you're looking for.
If you choose to fly into Maddens Plains, Illawarra Regional Airport is your most logical option. It is 35 kilometres from Maddens Plains' heart. The Lakeview Hotel Motel is a nearby hotel.
Hotels in Maddens Plains start at AU$72 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.