Pilgrim Lodge is a truly unique, 100 room accommodation facility in Wollongong, set amongst the tranquillity of the Nan Tien Temple grounds, site of the largest Buddhist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. The lodge overlooks the lotus pond, Peaceful Temple, splendid gardens, the beautiful rolling hills and famous escarpment of the Illawarra.
Ideal for general guests, overnight functions/conferences, group bookings, or special group packages. Each level has a guest tea room for making tea and coffee. Guests can also book at the Pilgrim Lodge for dinner and breakfast which is held in the Dining Hall.
As well as accommodation, Pilgrim Lodge also hosts a meeting/business room for guests and/or private hire; laundry facilities, lounge, and study room.
Berkeley is a suburb south of Wollongong that is mostly residential.
Situated on the shore of Lake Illawarra, Berkeley is home to the Wollongong City Memorial Gardens and Crematorium and Nan Tien Buddhist Temple - the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Wollongong was chosen as the site for the Temple because of its proximity to Mount Keira and Mount Kembla. The translation of Nan Tien is 'Paradise of the Southern Hemisphere'....
The Berkeley Hotel is your entertainment and social hub in Berkeley. It has an authentic Thai restaurant called Stamp Thai. Come and enjoy the exceptional food. Open for lunch and dinner with daily lunch specials.
There is also a large TAB and Sports Bar, and lounge area to enjoy socialising with family and friends. The Berkeley Hotel is determined to meet the needs of you, their customer and provide the highest quality service....