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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

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Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't usually go out of my way to write a review, but felt I had to with this. I'm sad to say I haven't much nice to say about this hotel! We stayed here for 2 nights for an eagerly anticipated holiday to see the famous rock! Whilst the rock itself was fantastic, I couldn't say the same for... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in a "Rock View" room. Very quiet and clean with a great, unobtructed view of Uluru. All of the staff were great and couldn't do enough to make the whole experience special. We found the pricing to be reasonable, considering that everything has to be freighted over 1500kms into a resort in the middle of nowhere.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Giant room with elegant, clean bathroom. The best air-conditioning ever - silent! comfortable giant bed with pillows that actually worked to help my temperamental neck. A direct vista of Uluru from the large balcony. Food city quality. Helpful and courteous staff. Quiet. We had a superb holiday. Cost expected to be higher as we are 460 kms from the closest... More 

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North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
24 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This property is guilty of overcharging its guests for this special destination it is privileged to be located near. We booked a room for $300 a night and it was worth $150-$200. This hotel is very worn and our room showed it. The toilet had permanent stains in It and the grout in the shower over the tub needed a... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A good hotel with free wifi throughout the complex, close to bars restaurants, great pool area good large room with a good bed and fantastic shower, only downside is that I felt the housekeeping could have been better they never vacuumed and cleaned round objects.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice room not much of a view,the pool was good towels provided,tea and coffee in rooms and we had good air con.Didn't eat in walked to the Pioneer out back where you can cook your meat on a b.b.q and the salad bar Is free.Staff on reception helpful bar staff not so took forever to get a drink.When on... More 

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Aberdeenshire
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice enough hotel, adequate, and comfortable, public seating areas. Good snack bar. Nice pool area. Bedrooms large, clean and comfortable. Good bathroom and toiletries. Ironing facilities. Free, fast, Wifi. Very friendly, efficient and helpful staff. Provided courtesy rooms to shower / change after checkout. Baggage storage facility. Excellent A la carte restaurant. Superb steaks, reasonably priced with very friendly and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
30 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Desert gardens is part of Ayers Rock Resort. The whole resort has a campsite, apartments, hotels, shops, petrol station, restaurants etc. There is even a post office bank and ATM. A free shuttle bus circles the resort every 15 minutes so you can hop on off at your leisure. Most places can be reached by a 5-10 minute walk anyway.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night before moving to different accommodation (planned). The room was clean and large and the pool clean but small considering the size of resort. The bar is also tiny especially if it rains in the evening and the outside area is shut. We were one of only 8 or so tables with only one staff member,... More 

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Desert Garden is part of a chain of hotels in the area. The Desert Garden is the middle tier (average). It seems the Sails hotel is the trendier hotel of the chain. The Outback is a little more rustic, like a campground. This is a great place to say 2 days max. The tours to Uluru and the other... More 

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