Cheap Weekend Getaways: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane

Stephanie Yip 20 July 2017

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The best last-minute breaks you can take this very weekend.

If wanderlust has taken over or you need to rejuvenate with a quick local break, these cheap weekend stays might very well be the answer. The good news? They're all discounted and ready to book ASAP. You know the drill.

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$139: Three-night stays for four at Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne

With its contemporary design and easy access to Melbourne's city centre, the Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne is one of the most stylish and comfortable stays in town.

Located in Richmond, deluxe courtyard rooms are available for up to three guests, and two-bedroom townhouses are available for up to four guests.

Prices start at $139 for a one-night stay in the deluxe courtyard room.

Book by: 31 August 2017
Travel dates: Until 27 September 2017
Anything else I need to know? A $50 surcharge applies to Saturday night bookings. You will need to pay this directly to the hotel.
Book: Up to three-nights stay at Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne


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$199: Three-night stays in the 4.5-star Larmont Sydney by Lancemore

Luxury staycations don't get too much better than this, and with a price tag of $199 in one of the most expensive cities in the country, you'll be singing all the way.

Located in the centre of Potts Point, a stone's throw from the city CBD, you'll love staying in the Devine room, which features a king bed, ensuite, Apple TV and Wi-Fi.

Also included in your stay is breakfast for two, wine and late check-out.

Prices start at $199 for a one-night stay for two people.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Up until 29 January 2018
Anything else I need to know? Blackout periods include 12 and 19 August, 30 September, 1 October, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 15 October to 15 December and 29 December to 6 January.
Book: 4.5 star stay at Larmont Sydney


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$259: Two- or three-night stays at Brisbane Oaks Aurora

A trip to Brisbane is best spent poolside in a 4.5-star hotel, agreed? If you do, the Brisbane Oaks Aurora has a deal for you.

Located in the heart of the city, two- and three-night stays for two are now up for grabs from $259. Got more friends? There are also two- and three-night stay packages available for five people.

Facilities include Wi-Fi, a pool, a jacuzzi and a fitness centre.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: 11 July to 15 December.
Anything else I need to know? Blackout dates include 12 July, 30 September, 21 October, 23 to 26 November, 1 and 2 December.
Book: Two- or three-night stays at Brisbane Oaks Aurora


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$319: Two-night stay for two at Cypress Lakes Golf & Country Club

Surprise your other half with a romantic getaway with a luxurious stay at Cypress Lakes in the Hunter Valley.

Take in the view of the Cypress Lakes from your spacious bedroom villa, then tee off on the green with 10% off golf green fees. Buffet breakfast upgrades are also available for weekend stays.

Mid-week prices start at $319 for two nights. Weekend stays start at $459.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: 11 July to 15 December 2017.
Anything else I need to know? Blackout periods apply on 29 September to 1 October, 20 and 21 October, 1 and 2 December. There are room options available for up to six guests.
Book: Two-night stay for two at Cypress Lakes Golf & Country Club


Each week, Cheap Weekend Getaways lets you know about the last-minute stays and holidays you can book for the upcoming weekend.

All hotels and holidays are available to book over the weekend at the time of writing.

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