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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we booked here there was not much other choices and I was worried that the place sounded so commercial and everything would be cookie cutter. We were pleasantly surprised when we got there, beautiful rooms with huge balconies and super friendly staff who were professional and organized in a good way without taking away from the ambience and atmosphere.... More

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Langwarrin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the sails on the desert after we took the Ghan to Alice Springs and from there we traveled to Yulara. We went by coach to watch the sunset on Uluru (Ayres Rock). The Sails in teh desert was excellent. Luxury warm and comfortable. Wish could have stayed longer. Our package included accommodation in the Rock and Rail... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked our 4 night stay at Sails to celebrate mine and my husband's 50th birthday. On arrival we were delighted to find in our room a complementary bottle of sparkling wine from the hotel management which we later enjoyed whilst watching the sun set over Uluru from a sand dune within walking distance of the resort. As we had... More

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Birdsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights with two very young children. I had read a few negative reviews and we were not sure what to expect. The rooms exceeded all expectations, contemporary and modern with plenty of room. The carpet was clearly purpose made with aboriginal designs and was very impressive (although I kept thinking that one of the kids... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is lovely. You start with friendly staff and a lovely entry. The rooms themselves were comfortable as were the beds. The bathroom was renovated but unfortunately had a bath with a shower over it and no bath mat. The bath itself was slippery and difficult for an elderly family member to manage. The grounds are very nice and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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 5 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 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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