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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here before, but this time we had a Rock View and was upstairs, only one floor up, no one higher. Nice balcony to see it and have a meal and drink etc just watching the Rock. The hotel has a nice pool and is gated off for safety, the water was like ice this time, the day temp. Was... More 

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Gympie, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided last minute to celebrate my 50th Birthday with something out of the box so I booked a all inclusive deal from the back of the Sunday paper through Virgin. Return flights Brisbane (via Sydney) to Uluru, hire car and Hotel wih 2 night s accommodation. The Hotel was literally 2 minutes from airport and we were upgraded to... More 

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Modern comfortable hotel in the Ayers Rock Resort, charming and attractive room. The cost is somewhat, high, but everyone who comes to Uluru is part of a captive audience since the Ayers Rock Resort is the only game in town. But it's beautiful and fascinating, well worth the trip.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our experience with the Desert Gardens Hotel was great. The staff were kind and helpful beyond expectations. Everywhere we went there were gardeners working on the beautiful gardens. The room was very clean as was the bathroom. The complementary toiletries were very nice and smelled lovely. Very comfy beds. We were offered the choice of a ground floor or second... More 

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Desert Gardens Hotel was a little too basic for the price tag. The rooms were cleaned in a nanosecond, the walkways were falling apart, some of the dining room staff were exceedingly rude and the pool was out of commission when we were there (of course not noted in our reservation). I did like how the room color scheme... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggests this hotel has lovely desert gardens within the complex. Our Room was on the edge of the complex and looked out over the desert. We enjoyed sitting on the balcony looking at the desert in-between tours. Also the lobby bar is a good spot to sit and have a drink when you get back from a... More 

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Highley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't help but agree with some previous reviews...with not a lot of competition the hotels can charge whatever they want to take advantage of the tourists to this beautiful place! Having said that, as part of the Ayers Rock resort, you can use the facilities and all the bars and restaurants at the other hotels too! Our room was clean... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our comfortable room and courtyard with it's nice view to the pool area. The staff were always polite and helpful and we especially enjoyed our dining experience. The food and service by Florian was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We definitely hit the jack pot when we ignorantly picked this accomadation, we didn't realize until we were there that this is the only place that has a view of the rock. It was so lovely sitting out on our upstairs balcony having a drink on arrival and staring at this beautiful mystical thing. The room was great, comfy, clean... More 

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Kyoto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

there is not a lot of options to stay around Uluru and I choose this one. it was about $300USD a night. it was though an excellent hotel. very clean. the views of the rock were decent. the tour desk was very helpful and arranged excursions. for sure do one of the dinners overlooking the rock

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