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Keeping our staff & guests safe is our top priority. Social distancing laws of 1.5m are still in place & need to be adhered too. All guests must be seated in the Hotel, including children. It is a condition of entry that guests are to supply name & contact details. Guests will also be required to use hand sanitizer upon entry to the Hotel. Please view our Covid Safe Conditions of Entry here. We need YOUR HELP in following these guidelines, so that we can continue to serve the community. Thank you!


Simple, Convenient & Affordable Pub Rooms Accommodation in Evans Head


Conveniently located, coastal, pub-style accommodation. Hotel Illawong offers 18 clean & tidy, bright & comfortable rooms in the beautiful beachside location of Evans Head on the North Coast of NSW.

Located in the vibrant town centre, the heritage listed Hotel Illawong is an easy walk to the seaside attractions of Evans Head including swimming & surfing beaches, pristine river and township.

We offer a variety of simple, affordable accommodation options to suit your budget & cater for all needs. In true Australian pub-style accommodation, most of our rooms are ‘shared bathroom’, with a few popular ‘ensuite’ rooms available.  All our rooms feature reverse cycle air conditioning, in room TVs, fresh linen, towels and toiletries supplied.

Drink, Eat, Dance, Relax & Stay…

Hotel Illawong offers the ambiance of a classic Australian Hotel. Our features include an onsite restaurant, bar, outdoor beer garden, TAB facilities, VIP lounge, children’s play area, function area, bottleshop and complimentary WiFi available in the public area. There is also live entertainment every Friday & Saturday night from 8.30-11.30pm.

The Illawong kitchen and ‘The Break’ Restaurant is home to both classic pub fare and culinary creations prepared by our chefs. From mouth watering steaks to fresh Australian seafood, tempting desserts and much more!

We pride ourselves on our clean and tidy accommodation, excellent food, cold beverages and a friendly atmosphere, which captures the spirit of the great Australian beach holiday.

To book your stay with us directly use the BOOK NOW button below, or if you would like to speak with someone about your accommodation needs please phone our friendly staff on 02 6682 4222 & we can take care of the booking for you.

Our Rooms & Rates

All our rooms feature reverse cycle air conditioning for your comfort

Single Rooms from $45* per night

Twin Rooms from $70* per night

Double Rooms from $75* per night

Double w Ensuite Rooms from $99* per night

Small Family Rooms from $105* per night

Triple Share Rooms from $75* per night

Large Family Room w Ensuite from $150* per night

*Rates quoted are OFF PEAK room rates and are all PLUS $10 for weekend stays (Friday & Saturday nights) and during QLD & NSW School Holiday periods.

Prices are effective as at August 2019 & are subject to change.

Please note that unfortunately our rooms are not wheelchair accessible.

Availability & Online Bookings

How to make an online booking at Hotel Illawong Evans Head:

  1. Go to the “Book Now” button and select the date range you want to stay. Per night rates will be displayed.
  2. Enter your dates and contact details as prompted.
  3. Enter in your credit card to secure your booking. Please note that no payment is taken at the time of the booking. Full payment is required at check-in.
  4. A confirmation email will be sent to you, confirming your booking details and other important information.
  5. If you need to amend or cancel a booking, please refer to the cancellation terms below or on your confirmation email and contact the hotel directly to make any changes.

Check in is available at our Main Bar between 2pm and 9pm. If you require a later check in please contact us on 6682 4222 or email admin@hotelillawong.com.au. Check out is strictly 10am.

Direct Bookings Here

Full payment is required upon check-in or before arrival. We accept MasterCard & Visa.. Cash payments are also accepted, however, a valid credit card is still required upon check-in to cover any incidentals or damage. If a credit card is not available a $20 key deposit is payable at check-in.

Your credit card details will be used to guarantee your reservation, with full payment due upon check-in. In the event of a non-arrival or if less than 24 hours’ notice of a cancellation is given, your first nights’ accommodation will be charged to your credit card.
There is no refund for early departure before the booked date.


We do not offer any off-street parking. Free parking is located on Park Street. Oak Street parking is time limited. Staff can help to direct you to free parking at check in.


Hotel Illawong offer Group Rates for organised overnight visits of motorbike clubs & groups. Click here for more info.

Real People

Not a fan of booking online? Not a problem! We would love to hear from you. Phone 02 6682 4222 to speak to a staff member who will help you with your booking.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hotel Illawong Evans Head, 15-19 Oak Street, Evans Head