Cheap Weekend Getaways: Barossa Valley, Melbourne and the Gold Coast

Stephanie Yip 24 August 2017

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

Whether you're keen for a staycation or you want to get away for the weekend, we've sussed out the best bargains to help you plan your last-minute escape.

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$99 per night: Overnight stay at Lyndoch Hill Retreat, Barossa Valley (save 50%)

Unwind in the beautiful surroundings of South Australia's Barossa Valley with a stay in the garden view room of Lyndoch Hill Retreat.

This stay includes a continental breakfast and late check-out.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until 22 December 2017
How much do I save? The room is valued at $202 per night, saving you $103
Book: Overnight stay at Lyndoch Hill Retreat


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$139 per night: Overnight stay at Amora Hotel Riverwalk, Melbourne (save 63%)

Just moments away from the Yarra Valley, the Amora Hotel Riverwalk is a contemporary hotel in the suburb of Richmond. From here, it's just a short tram ride to the CBD, or you can stay away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the 40km+ walking and cycling tracks.

Stays are available for up to four people and include a bottle of wine and late check-out.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until 27 September 2017
How much do I save? A one-night stay for two is valued at $380, saving you $241
Book: Overnight stay at Amora Hotel Riverwalk


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$149 per night: Overnight stay at the Comfort Inn, Haven Marina (save 53%)

Drink up the views of Holdfast Shores Marina from your room in the boutique-style Comfort Inn in Haven Marina. It's just a stone's throw from Glenelg Beach.

Prices start at $149 per night for two in the Marina View room and $159 per night for four in the family room.

All bookings include late-check out, breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until 30 September 2017
How much do I save? A one-night stay in the Marina View room is valued at $315, saving you $166
Book: Overnight stay at the Comfort Inn


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$389 per night: Two nights for up to six people at Big4 Gold Coast Holiday Park, Helensvale (43% off)

Take the little ones on a fun weekend away and book a villa at this TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice Award-winning holiday park.

It's just moments away from all the action of the Gold Coast and has numerous family-friendly amenities including a pool, tennis court, jumping pillow and more.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until 21 December 2017
How much do I save? A two-night stay is valued at $686, saving you $297
Book: Two-night stay at Big4 Gold Coast Holiday Park


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$999: Two nights at the Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat, the Hunter Valley (40% off)

Escape the grind and pamper yourself at the Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat in the Hunter Valley. Packages are available for one or two people and include a one-bedroom villa, all meals, morning and afternoon tea, fitness classes and a $50 retreat credit.

Amenities include pools, yoga and fitness facilities, a spa, a steam room, tennis courts and more.

Book by: 31 August 2017
Travel dates: Until 25 March 2018
How much do I save? A two-night stay for one is valued at $1,345, saving you $346.
Book: Two nights at the Golden Door Elysia Health Retreat


Each week, Cheap Weekend Getaways will let you know about the last-minute holidays that you can book for the upcoming weekend.

All hotels and holiday packages are available to book for the weekend at the time of writing.

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