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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed two nights. Nice hotel. Big complex: you may have to walk a while to get to your room, but they're nice units with a private terrace. Great pool, not enough shade, though. A variety of restaurants are available.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was a huge disappointment. Do not waste your money. We paid for a Yulara view room, not only was it a building site outside the balcony was so dirty you would not want to sit on it. This is not a 4.5 star hotel, struggles to be a 3 star. Public areas were also dirty & tired. Table... More 

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi simonwebb1975 We are sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay at Desert Gardens. Providing an exceptional red centre experience is always our goal and it is therefore very disappointing that this was not your experience. Desert Gardens is currently undertaking a major refurbishment of rooms and public spaces which we believe will lift it to a... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was a disappointment,the price paid did not reflect the standard of the hotel. Rooms where nice and clean and staff very friendly but the outside of the hotel needs a lot of up keep.The tranfers run very smoothly from airport to hotel .

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Cimber2015 Thank you for sharing your review of Desert Gardens. We are sorry to read that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay. The hotel is currently undertaking a full refurbishment, which we believe will provide a new level of sophistication however in the meantime I would like to assure you that our maintenance and landscaping teams do... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A once in a lifetime trip. Hotel was excellent, very clean and comfortable. Food excellent at hotel. Sunrise over the rock was magical and national park was amazing. Stayed for two nights, which I felt was the right length of time.

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Detroit, Michigan USA
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful resort - near Uluru. It has all of what it needed in a first class setting. Close to the sights you want to see - but at a price. Rooms were well appointed, and the food was very nice Strongly recommend this location

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Martin G Thank you for your recommendation and for sharing your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Desert Gardens and Ayers Rock Resort. Kind Regards Peter White General Manager Desert Gardens Hotel More 

Oregon, Ohio
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a place. In checking in, we discovered that the person arranging our accommodations forgot to make sure we got a bottom floor. Adam from the front desk worked to see that we in fact got a first floor. What a beautiful room. The whole front desk are absolutely wonderful. If you are going to visit Australia and Ayers... More 

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Marge B Thank you for sharing your lovely review of Desert Gardens. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay and it was our pleasure to assist you in ensuring a great experience at Ayers Rock Resort. Thank you also for you recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. Kind Regards Peter White General Manager Desert Gardens Hotel More 

London
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is part of the Uluru Resort complex with the other partner hotels (whose facilities you can use as a resident) all within a few minutes walk of each other. The reception staff are all very competent and friendly. We had to wait for our room to be ready for an hour (no surprise given the large turnaround of... More 

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi AddickMark Thank you for sharing your experience at Desert Gardens. I am delighted to see that you made the most of the facilities throughout the resort and enjoyed your stay with us. I am particularly delighted to note that you enjoyed your day tours out to see the National Park and I hope we have the opportunity to welcome... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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101 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We transferred from Alice Springs to the Desert Gardens as part of a planned trip, arriving at about 13:00, with a trip booked at 15:15. Upon arrival, hot and tired, we were told that our room would not be ready until 15:00 - and we wanted to change before the trip. With a check out fixed time of 10:00 I... More 

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi OlderGuy1956 Thank you for sharing your experience at Desert Gardens and we are sorry to read we were unable to fully meet your expectations. The hotel is currently undertaking a full refurbishment including rooms which will lift the overall look and feel to a new level of sophistication. During times of high occupancy as we have been experiencing we... More 

Northern Ireland
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31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

loved this modern hotel in the middle of the desert. It was a little oasis and very comfortable. Only stayed one night but breakfast was lovely with a great selection of food. The little centre of cafes, restaurants and shops was lovely to pass some time in and have lunch at

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Ettalong Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very central to everything, comfortable rooms and the food is great. Staff very friendly & cant do enough for you. We hired a car (very reasonable) so we could sightsee at our leisure. Would highly recommend Desert Gardens

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Whitecedar Thank you so much for your lovely recommendation, it is greatly appreciated and we are all delighted to read that your stay with us was magic! Kind Regards Peter White General Manger Desert Gardens Hotel More 

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  • Pool
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is a superior hotel at Voyages Ayers Rock Resort. Magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs are the setting for this hotel. Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities and offers a range of accommodation, from shaded poolside rooms to deluxe rooms overlooking the desert.You can relax in the comfort of your own private balcony or courtyard, or unwind in the hotel's pool, sipping cocktails from the Bunya bar. It's only a short stroll to the Resort's numerous lookouts, where you can view what is arguably Australia's best sunset, with the spectacular play of colours across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert. Once the sun has set, dine at Arnguli Grill and savour an a la carte flame grilled menu. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

Address: Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Yulara
Price Range: $181 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Very quiet due to venue. Some rooms further away from reception, restaurants etc so request a room close to amenities if required”
 of 5 bubbles 602kathrynr, 1 week ago | Read review
“Don't spend the extra for a rock view room”
 of 5 bubbles JoH75, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Find out how to adjust the temperature.”
 of 5 bubbles huck4700, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“make sure you get a patio. It was neat being close to the red earth.”
 of 5 bubbles hennaeel, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room looking over to Uluru”
 of 5 bubbles JackB66, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
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