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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay in Desert Gardens Hotel. On arrival the reception staff couldn't have been more helpful not only checking us in but also checking our departure times for the various tours we were booked on. As we had 3 early morning starts they arranged for takeaway breakfast packs for each morning. the room itself has been very...

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Weaverville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was generally good. The deserts a tough place have a hotel but this one did meet muster. Generally clean and was very accommodating. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast and food in general was great. The Auers Rock area is a must when visiting Australia so this where I recommend you stay.

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1Thank Gary T
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Forming part of our honeymoon, we stayed here for five nights in a "Deluxe" room with a view of Ayers Rock. The overall resort layout takes a while to navigate and the 'map' you receive at check-in could do with being improved. Finding out that the resort is government owned begins to explain the utilitarian concrete architecture, single colourscheme and...

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

Hi Julian R Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback and we are sorry that Desert Gardens did not quite meet expectations. Your comments regarding maintenance have been shared and addressed and I apologise for the problems experienced. We are limited by the alcohol we are able to sell for consumption outside of restaurants and bars as...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great night stay in a rock view room. Check in was busy when we arrived (bus loads from airport)so we went for a wander to the town square for lunch rather than wait. Check in was quick and the staff are wonderful especially Natalie and Tiarna. The rooms were large enough for 2 double and a rollaway. Fantastic...

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights whilst visiting Ayers Rock. Room was comfortable and well furnished. Bed(s) were comfortable and bathroom was a good size with everything that is needed. Staff were generally helpful and effective. Food in the hotel Resturant was extremely expensive, which meant we walked to the town square to eat.

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

Hi Dave M Thank you for sharing your experience at Desert Gardens Hotels and I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. We are pleased to offer a range of dining options throughout the resort to suit differing styles and budgets however we hope that your choice within the town square was to your satisfaction. It...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised how extensive the facilities are considering the location of the resort in a semi arid desert. Whilst you are at the mercy of the resort for the prices of everything, it wasn't too badly priced considering most of the goods travel from Adelaide over 1,580kms away (17 hours). In writing this review I am aware of the...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 nights, sharing with my daughter. Room was very clean and modern. Beds were very comfortable. The gardens were full of local flora giving us information about each plant. Nice deep pool. The restaurant - bar was typical of all the other eating places within the resort grounds.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting The Ayres Rock resort is a bit like being on the set of "the prisoner" - a self contained village with hotels restaurants and bars, activities all laid on within the confines of the resort- so a little limiting in terms of dining choices etc and quite expensive ( like most of Australia) but well done for all that...

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

Hi BOKNOK Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Desert Gardens and we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the magic of Uluru. Ayers Rock Resort is indeed a self contained town and it may be of interest to know that that twice a week, three fully loaded road...

Tuggeranong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is spacious and clean with everything you need. Staff are efficient and helpful. Two good restaurants and only 5 minutes walk to town centre. There is a free shuttle bus to get around the resort. The rooms are lovely with very comfortable beds and large rooms.

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Stevenage, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stay. Here for two nights. Fantastic location within easy access of the iconic rock. Relaxed friendly and informative reception staff. The room was well furnished and spotlessly clean with all facilities. When there was a small problem it was dealt with quickly and efficiently. Good tip the breakfast at cafe in the town square is excellent and cheaper. We...

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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 

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Address: Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Yulara
Price Range: $305 - $539 (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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