Cheap Weekend Getaways: Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and more
The best last-minute breaks you can take this very weekend.
Itching for somewhere to go this weekend but don't want to spend big bucks on a whim? These hotel deals are available to book right now for this weekend.
$99: 1-2 nights for two at Wirrina Hotel & Golf Resort
Just south of Adelaide CBD is this golfer's dream destination. It's a place of relaxation and respite where the green is never too far away.
Stay overnight in the deluxe room for $99 and get complimentary breakfast and a free round of minigolf for two. Or, upgrade to the golf resort room for breakfast, a round of golf for two and a celebratory drink afterwards thrown in for free.
Families of four are welcome in the family room and free Wi-Fi will keep the little ones busy while you and your other half tee off on the green.
Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until 15 September 2017
Anything else I need to know? Maximum room capacity is four people and children must be aged 2-11 in order to stay in the family room at family prices. Not available on public holidays or special event dates.
Book: Golfer's dream getaway at Wirrina Hotel & Golf Resort
$129: Overnight stay for two at Abode by Easystay on Fitzroy Street
Take your staycation to the coast when you book a room at the homey Abode by Easystay.
These self-contained studio apartments are ideal for a couple's break, but if you're bringing along the brood, family rooms are also available for a little extra.
Prices start at $129 for either a king or twin room for two. Breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking are included in the price tag.
Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until 28 September 2017
Anything else I need to know? King and twin rooms can accommodate two adults and one child aged 1-11 sharing existing bedding. Family studios are available for three people (the third person can be an adult).
Book: Overnight stay in self-contained St Kilda studio
$169: Overnight stay for two in 5-star Perth hotel
Groupon's got a mystery 5-star hotel stay lined up for you for as little as $169, and because we're hotel aficionados, we've scoped it out and discovered that the hotel on offer is the Pan Pacific Perth.
Dripping with opulence and overlooking the Swan River, this is the perfect excuse for a couple's staycation. And at 43% off, the price is a bargain.
With this deal, you'll secure yourself a stay in the hotel's deluxe room, snap up breakfast for two and be able to stick around a little longer with a late check-out time of 4pm.
Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: 11 July-15 December 2017
Anything else I need to know? This deal is valid Friday to Sundays only. Blackout dates are: 4-5 August 2017, 1-2 September 2017, 13 October 2017 and 15-16 December 2017. Maximum occupancy in the deluxe room is two people.
Book: Overnight stay in mystery 5-star Perth hotel
$299: 2-3 nights for up to four people at Mandurah Quay Resort
Located 70km from Perth Airport, Mundurah Quay Resort is a waterfront property just moments from Peel Inlet Beach.
For those who prefer to stay on land, the area offers numerous activities including hiking trails and bird conservation areas.
At the resort, feel free to kiss your worries goodbye in the 22-metre swimming pool or in your room's spa bath.
Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Until rooms sell out
Anything else I need to know? While rooms have a standard capacity of four, this can be increased to five for a surcharge.
Book: 2-3 nights at Mandurah Quay Resort
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$849: 3-night 5-star escape at New Zealand's Waoku Lodge
If you're eyeing a break in the near future but this weekend is too close for comfort, wait a week and indulge style at this luxury stay.
Two hours out of Auckland, Waoku Lodge is a boutique hotel right on the doorstep of the world-class surfing destination Whale Bay.
Comprised of four luxury apartments, this is the ultimate indulgence for an intimate and romantic getaway.
This package includes three nights' accommodation in a two-bedroom apartment, ocean or bush views, a private deck with spa pool, a breakfast food hamper on arrival and a gift pack featuring a candle, locally made chocolates and an artwork by a local artist.
Numerous weekends throughout August are available.
Book by: 27 July 2017
Travel dates: Until 29 March 2018
Anything else I need to know? Blackout dates are 20-23 October 2017, 24 December 2017-3 January 2018 and 2-6 February 2018. Flights aren't included but you can keep on top of Auckland flight sales here.
Book: 3-night stay at Waoku Lodge, Auckland
Each week, Cheap Weekend Getaways will let you know about the last-minute stays and holidays that you can book for the upcoming weekend.
All hotels and holidays are available to book for the weekend at the time of writing.
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