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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's a nice enough place, but they need to do a better job controlling the ants and cockroaches. I was here a few years ago and had ants. But there was some bug spray in the room so I could zap them as needed. No bug spray this time. You need to keep a clean room and be careful with...

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

Hi Canoe2Freedom Thank you for taking the time to share your review of Desert Gardens Hotel and we are very sorry to read that we were unable to meet expectations. Ayers Rock Resort is located in a harsh desert environment which does attract more wildlife than may be expected in metro areas. I would like to assure you that our...

Castle Rock, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Desert Gardens Novotel Hotel in Ayers Rock. We spent two nights at this hotel and trust me you do not need any more time at Ayers Rock. There are several Resorts in this small cluster of hotels but they all looked the same to me. The beds were comfortable and the room was of good size. The air conditioning had...

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Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 5 night over the Christmas New Year period. Our room was clean and spacious the bed was ssooo comfortable. View was spectacular It was a bit of a walk to the car but hey, the exercise did us good! Yes there were bugs (that's typical of everywhere in Australia) but the screen door solved the problem. The...

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

Hi Liccy Thank you for sharing your experience at Desert Gardens Hotel and we are delighted that overall you enjoyed your stay with us. I greatly appreciate your constructive comments and I assure you that it will be shared as we continually work towards providing the best possible experience for our guests. Thank you for choosing to visit Ayers Rock...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aircond in the room was not working properly made the stayed a bit uncomfortable especially during hot summer weather. The technician couldn't fix it. Being offered either to change to a different room or being provided with a standing fan. We chose a standing fan instead since we just going to stay there for one night only.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel room very nice clean and comfortable beds. We liked the little touch of the bug spray in the room. The bar staff needs to be trained a little better in customer service. Swimming pool was lovely and our grandchildren loved the fact it was open till 11pm.

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Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights, our main reason was obviously to see Ayers Rock. The room was motel like and yes many bugs got into the room so we learned to enter/exit quickly. Pool was closed due to recent flooding but we were able to swim at the Sails in the Desert pool. Sails in the Desert seems less motel like...

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UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights whilst visitng the Rock and not disappointed. Lovely room although a good walk from the Reception area. Two kings size beds and lovely balcony area to sit out on. Couldn't fault the location as close to the shops of which aren't many so didn't take long to look at. There is a useful...

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

Hi JeanChris39 Thank you for your review of Desert Gardens and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the facilities on offer. I would however like to apologise that the wake up call did not eventuate. It was a pleasure to have you as a guest at Ayers Rock Resort and we thank you for choosing to...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were nice, excellent restaurant. It being sat in the middle of the scorching desert was very interesting. The hotel staff were lovely, and it is not too far from the airport. The hotel to stay at when visiting the national park.

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

Hi PallasCat Thank you for your lovely review of Desert Gardens Hotel and we are pleased that you found us to be the perfect location from which to explore this beautiful part of Australia! Kind Regards Peter White General Manager Desert Gardens Hotel

Ivanhoe, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place and it was good and ok priced. Stayed in room with 2 adults and 3 kids which was cozy but ok for a couple of nights. Food in whole area was average but the the places to visit were unreal

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We upgraded to a room with a view of Ayres Rock with the thought of leaving the curtains open to wake up to see the sunrise over the rock unfortunately due to the layout of the room we couldn't see the rock from the bed! The room had apparently been recently refurbished and certainly it looked very fresh and the...

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Yulara
Price Range: $151 - $357 (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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“Ask for a room close to restaurant. This place spreads out.”
 of 5 bubbles MODSYSBRO-1, 1 week ago | Read review
“Pay the extra for a Deluxe Rock View Room”
 of 5 bubbles Liccy, 1 week ago | Read review
“Great that you can use facilities of all hotels. We used pool at the Sails hotel which was the best.”
 of 5 bubbles jameshW5019FV, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't bother paying extra for a view of the rock, you can see it easily enough from many points.”
 of 5 bubbles Gemdazo, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We had upstairs garden room . Lovely and quiet . Lovely outlook”
 of 5 bubbles Trixiebelle-nz, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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