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Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock Resort

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 3 nights there. On first night, after having driven some 700 km from Coober Peddy, at about 3 am the next door room alarm went of - loud music. After about 10 minutes went next door and knocked. Realised no one was there. Rang the front office and it took them 30 minutes to come a turn off... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The reception, the shop, the pools: everything very good But the rooms are pretty small, one night the towels were missing, shower is in the bath and the air conditioning didn't work, so it was pretty freeze at night. Okay this hotel is in the middle of the dessert, but the prices are comparable to any big city around the... More

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Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I (just last week August 19-23/14 2014) stayed at Sails at Yulara. It was a wonderful 4 days and we are full of praise for the way in which the resort is managed and the staff are trained. Our room at Sails was large with a very comfy King Bed and with all the amenities you could... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My aged mother and i stayed at Sails in the Dessert for four nights and had a wonderful time. the staff and accommodation were superb. The meal at the restaurant was lovely and we had breakfast included which was very generous with loads of variety. Our travel agent at Voyages made suggestions that suited my mums age and was most... More

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Merrick, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had a wonderful stay here for three nights. We stayed here in June and it was bit cool so we didn't get a chance to use the pool, but there was so much else to do. Upon our arrival from the airport bus shuttle we were greeted in the lobby with a refreshing non alcoholic drink and a... More

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GMSAILS, General Manager at Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Dear speechdoc17, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay at Sails in the Desert. It is wonderful to hear of your family's wonderful experience. I look forward to welcoming you on any future travels to Ayers Rock Resort. Kind regards, Leon Pink General Manager Sails in the Desert More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an oasis in the middle of Australia. Beautiful resort set in the desert outside of Ayres Rock. Excellent service and attention to client's needs. Very quiet hotel though, not a place to go to party. Walking around the grounds is like being on another planet. Stunning atmosphere.

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GMSAILS, General Manager at Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Dear CampingKoalas, Thankyou for your feedback. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, especially the service of staff. I wish you all the best with your future travels. Kind regards, Leon Pink General Manager Sails in the Desert More

Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definately what I would class as five star accommodation. There is a manopoly at the rock so do not expect anything fantastic. The shower is in the bath and when we got there there was not soap. Some staff where more than helpful others had no idea. When to the resturarent for a late lunch and order a bottle of... More

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GMSAILS, General Manager at Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine C, Thankyou for your review of Sails in the Desert. It is regrettable to read of the issues experienced with your late lunch at Walpa Bar. This is not our usual standards and it is unfortunate that you did not experience the level of service I know our team can provide. I have shared your feedback with the... More

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very spacious, the grounds beautifully maintained considering the desert location. The staff were friendly and very courteous and the breakfast was very sumptuous. I would highly recommend the Sounds of Silence Dinner. I was not disappointed at all.

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GMSAILS, General Manager at Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Dear Caroelle2014, Thankyou for tasking the time to review your recent stay. I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time at Sails in the Desert and enjoyed the breakfast available. It is furthermore great to hear of your Sounds of Silence evening. I hope to welcome you back to Sails in the Desert in the future. Best... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the hotels in the resort are owned by the same company each one targeting different customers. Sails is their top hotel. The rooms are large, clean and pleasant. The food is decent and the staff are friendly. However, the bathrooms do not have separate showers, the room terraces are neglected, service is friendly but inefficient - we booked... More

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Moreno Valley, California, Usa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at Sails in the Desert. It is nicely landscaped and well maintained. We had a good breakfast in the restaurant. Everyone was helpful and accommodating. The hotel is fairly spread out, so you do have to walk a bit. A short walk to the main village. You will need to go there to purchase a... More

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Address: Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Yulara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock Resort 5*
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In Australia's Red Centre, the five star Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback holiday experience. Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites. Discover the passion behind Aboriginal art at Sails in the Desert's Mulgara Gallery. Then be lulled into complete relaxation by one of the Red Ochre Spa's package treatments. Sails in the Desert hotel features an expansive gumtree lined heated swimming pool and a diversity of modern dining, bar and lounge options. Choose Sails in the Desert for an outback holiday with a unique style and modern luxury. ... more   less 
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