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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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114 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Easy to locate, free shuttle bus, staff are very friendly and helpful, booked through Ayers Rock Resort, was told it was newly renovated but the bathroom doesn't look new, cleanness a concern, need to improve, a little cold at nigh even with aircon on.

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Thank Lei D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our trip to Yalara was a very special experience. We stayed at the Desert Gardens which we found to be beyond our expectations which were based on online reviews we had read. Our room was very comfortable, huge bed, clean bathroom, deck with an AMAZING view of the desert and Uluru in the distance. We enjoyed sitting on the deck... More 

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Thank Linda M
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8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The price of the accommodation is ridiculous for what you get. It was adequate for our stay, but that was all. Our room had paint chipped off of the walls and housekeeping did not attend our room until 4:30pm (although we had been out since before 10:00am and didn't return until 3:00pm) so our room was not serviced. By the... More 

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

Hi Marsha M Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay at Desert Gardens and we are so sorry to read that it did not meet expectations. We are currently half way through a refurbishment of our hotel however it is important to us during this time that we maintain guests rooms to the highest... More 

Malden
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice accomodation, Reception professional, a bit missing is the personal touch. Relaxend at the pool was a nice change of activity with the walkings around the rock or bikibg in the neightbourhood

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Thank Mwijers
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This weekend I had the pleasure to stay at the Desert Gardens Resort ... For those of you who are genuinely interest in the flora and fauna of the desert, this is the place for you. The rooms are really well appointed and fresh, clean and very comfortable (although a little better heating would be nice and the wifi reliability... More 

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

Hi Marisa B Thank your for sharing your experience at Desert Gardens and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and in particular our lovely gardens. I hope that in addition of your self guided walk you were able to take advantage of our complimentary guided garden walk, which provides even more information. We also greatly appreciate your... More 

Texas
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Secured via priceline and unfortunately, description was deceiving related to number of folks accommodated for room--HOWEVER, staff at resort were EXCELLENT at resolving issue based on documentation of same. HUGE grounds with all types of accommodations for families through seniors. Campgrounds, aptments, lush hotel rooms, and a plethora of shops, restaurants, and gift stores abound throughout acreage. Shuttle buses rotate... More 

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

Hi hardinview Thank you for your wonderful review of Desert Gardens Hotel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was our pleasure to assist you and to have you as a guest at Ayers Rock Resort. We hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards Peter White General... More 

Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Desert Gardens Motel is well situated amongst a suite of different styles of accommodation choices at Ayers Rock Resort. Within easy walking distance of theatre, gallery, shop etc. There was a complimentary shuttle running every 20 mins from the motel, view of Uluru from our balcony which we paid a little extra for, tour pick up and drop off from... More 

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Thank Gail W
Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of 5 stayed here for 3 nights and were really impressed with the apartment - clean, well appointed and lovely decor. We had the queen bed, the boys shared the other bedroom with twin beds and our daughter slept on the fold out bed in the lounge. The kitchen/ dine/ lounge area was lovely although we didn't use... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Emu Walk Apartments are connected to the Desert Gardens Hotel. They represent very well appointed accommodation, spacious and light, with separate bedroom, bathroom and fully stocked kitchen, and a super quick and super silent washing machine and tumble dryer. The apartment included two large sofas, a six-seat dining table setting, flat screen TVs in both the lounge and bedroom and... More 

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43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I reviewed this place yesterday and gave the food facilities the thumbs as we had experienced it at dinner time. Breakfast in the restaurant was brilliant. However they need to look at what they are offering at dinner time since there is no middle path.

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

Hi Mary C Thank you for your review. Based on your previous review I believe you were staying at one of our sister properties, The Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge and I have shared your follow up experience directly with their team and we are delighted that you enjoyed your breakfast experience. Kind Regards Peter White General Manager Desert Gardens... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
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: $183 - $378 (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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