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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in a rock view room at the Desert Gardens and for 4 days (in between all of our activities), we were able to enjoy those amazing views of the Uluru, even though it was still 25 kms away!!! People who say the resort is tired are not being fair, as even though the paint on the exterior may... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is fine, you are just there to visit the rock. The food was good and there were plenty of amenities. We arrived at 10am and could not have a room until 3.30. This was an awful start to our visit and a complete waste of a day. I understand they have a huge turnover and check in isn't... More

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Peter W, General Manager at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Duckham Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoying your stay overall it the rock , particularly the food and tours. Sorry to hear that you had a wait for your room. I hope you were able to make the most of the facilities we have on offer for guests when arriving early. Our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a chance to visit the Desert Gardens Hotel at the Ayers Rock Resort. The convenient complimentary shuttle bus takes you to the front of the hotel where the Ayers Rock Visitor Center is located also. There have great exhibits of the history at Uluru along with displays of the animals in the surrounding area, ongoing video on the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in mid October for 5 nights in a second floor Rock (as in 'Uluru') view room, at the end of the block (no rooms on the left side, just open air, very good), in the block closest to Reception which is best as Reception follows on to other areas of the entire resort. There is the main road... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our first anniversary (four nights) while visiting the rock. While there was a mix up with our arrangements they made every effort to fix this and make our stay very comfortable and special. It was a standard room with two double beds. Facilities are very clean, room made up everyday. Our room was near the pool... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, before you stay, expect: No free wifi Rooms are a fair walk away if you don't get something close to reception Relatively expensive meals unless you splurge or go to the cafe Relatively expensive accommodation, but you are at Ayers Rock in a captive location No updated bathrooms or general room decor Then experience: Friendly staff Spacious and comfortable... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed with this oasis in the desert. We stayed in one of the "cheap rooms" but were very impressed! The room was a little tired, but quite good, with 2 double beds and a great outlook. Would have been better to have free Wi-Fi and some foxtel movies. The restaurant and bar was of a very good... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I stayed here for 3 nights in early October in a standard room with two double beds. The room was comfortable enough with a little outdoor seating area. The weather was hot and the air conditioning worked well. We found the beds extremely comfortable as we have in other Accor properties. Bathroom was a nice size and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was laid out in a nicely landscaped setting. Room was clean and comfortable. Staff were very pleasant and friendly. Easy to get around with the free shuttle bus. We would happily stay at this hotel again.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a great accommodation deal at Desert Gardens Hotel, even during the school holidays! Great location. Compact but clean rooms. Very friendly & helpful staff. Highly recommend this hotel as it is value for money.

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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
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Hotel Class:4 star — Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 218
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