Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock

Yulara Drive, Ayers Rock, Australia, 0872  show map
 4 stars
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Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Reflex massage

Massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

Offering 218 individual rooms, Desert Gardens Hotel features a spa center, an outdoor swimming pool and barbeque grills.

The spectacular hotel is set next to Uluru.

Connellan airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Desert Gardens Hotel.

Rooms

Desert Gardens Hotel features rooms with a simple interior that come with an in-room safe, coffee/tea makers, a private balcony, high-speed internet and climate control for a pleasant stay in Ayers Rock. The hotel enjoys a stunning view of Uluru Ayers Rock. A bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Dining options include a deluxe buffet breakfast served every morning. The lobby restaurant provides light meals. Guests can relax in the café bar serving refreshing drinks.

A buffet breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

There are cars for rent on site.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include cribs, babysitting and a play area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   218.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa center
  • Massage
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock Ayers Rock location
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Hotel Address:

Yulara Drive, Ayers Rock, Australia, 0872

Get directions
City Center
  • Ayers Rock
    13.2 km
Airports
  • Connellan (AYQ)
    6.5 km
Restaurants
  • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar (cuisine: Asian)
    280 m
  • Bough House Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
    280 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    218

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Desert Gardens Standard Double RoomDesert Gardens Standard Double RoomDesert Gardens Standard Double Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Double beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 39 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Located throughout the gardens of the hotel with either a balcony or courtyard area, this air-conditioned room features movies-on-demand and a minibar.

Room facilities
    Desert Gardens Superior RoomDesert Gardens Superior Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Superior Room

    Room facilities
      Desert Gardens Deluxe Double RoomDesert Gardens Deluxe Double RoomDesert Gardens Deluxe Double Room
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Double beds or 2 Single beds
      Size: 39 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Double Room (Desert Deluxe)

      Room facilities
        Desert Gardens Deluxe SuiteDesert Gardens Deluxe Suite
        Deluxe Suite
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 39 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        This spacious, air-conditioned room looks out on the desert landscape and feature either a balcony or private courtyard. Each has an en suite with a bath and a shower.

        Room facilities

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock Ayers Rock location
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          Hotel Address:

          Yulara Drive, Ayers Rock, Australia, 0872

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Ayers Rock
            13.2 km
          Airports
          • Connellan (AYQ)
            6.5 km
          Restaurants
          • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar (cuisine: Asian)
            280 m
          • Bough House Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
            280 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            218

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedAyers RockDesert Gardens

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in Australia

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          Desert Gardens Location

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 13.1 km

          Local attractions

          • Uluru - 12.4 km
            Red Centre Way
          • Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) - 19.2 km
            Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern TerritoryAustralia

          Restaurants nearby

          • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar - 280 m

            Address: Ayers Rock Resort
            Phone: +61 2 8296 8010

            Cuisine: Asian

          • Bunya Bar - 280 m

            Address: Desert Gardens Hotel
            Phone: 0282968010

            66% likes this, based on 58 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian
            Price Range: CAD 26 - CAD 67

          • Gecko's Cafe - 500 m

            Address: Yulara Drive
            Phone: 61 2 8296 8010

            65% likes this, based on 315 reviews
            Cuisine: International, Australian
            Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 23

          • Bough House Restaurant - 280 m

            Address: Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge
            Phone: +61 2 8296 8010

            50% likes this, based on 35 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian
            Price Range: CAD 38 - CAD 100

          • Wu Kiki at sails in desert hotel - 280 m

            Address: Voyages

            76% likes this, based on 17 reviews
            Cuisine: Australian

          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            218

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedAyers RockDesert Gardens

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in Australia

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          Desert Gardens Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Desert Gardens

          Average guest rating

          7.0out of 10
          Very good
          Based on 251 reviews

          Individual guest reviews

          • Family with children
            6.6

            Dinner good. Quiet at night. Attractive grounds.

            Having to pay extra for cappucino at breakfast on top of an already expensive buffet. Too few staff to keep breakfast buffet stocked.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Proximity to Airport and Uluru

            Very poor value for money. Not alone is rate exorbitant but they then have the nerve to charge an extra 1% Credit Card fee !!! My advice - stay in cheapest available. All hotels are in same location and seem to be owned by the same group.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The location and the fact that you have many choices for meals. The staff were friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was very relaxing. It was also quiet and restful, unlike some other hotels where the guests were noisy. I would recommend the Desert Gardens Hotel to anyone travelling to the rock.

          • Family with children
            6.2

            The rooms were well decorated an comfortable.

            The air conditioning in our room was set to a very high temperature and could not be altered. When we reported this we were told that the maintenance staff were off duty and that it would be fixed the next day- it was not fixed. we were offered a totally inadequate fan. The room was only cleaned and the beds made at 4pm in the afternoon when we were hoping to rest after a busy day. The bill was incorrect and had to be corected, delaying our departure. breakfasts were vert expensive at $34.oo for a full breakfast

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            We chose to stay in a room overlooking Uluru in the distance. Although we paid extra for this privilege, it was well worth it as we were able to view the rock at sunrise without having to brave the cold of a freezing July morning. We also appreciated the beauty of the gardens and the location of the hotel, which was close to the visitors' centre and village square.

            While our room was excellently appointed, the toilet didn't flush properly. I noticied the same problem with the toilets opposite the restaurant, so this issue may have something to do with the use of water.

          • Family with children
            7.8

            .Nice location

            Quite expensive especially the food. Should warn people before they go that they can only buy from one company in all places at the resort

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            Dine in meal was fantastic! Tasted devine!

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            Spacious and very comfortable and fantastic location

          • Family with children
            7.8

            Nice room, good bathroom, good facilities for eating, shopping, considering the remote location.

            A/C in room set too cold (not adjustable) and bedding not warm enough, but staff happy to provide more blankets.

          • Couple
            7.4

            This is a clean and practical place to stay at while visiting Uluru. You'll sleep well and will appreciate the modern bathroom. Staff are very accommodating, services are arranged seamlessly and the room, though basic, was immaculate.

            Before noting down the following points, I am mindful of the enormous overhead costs that are involved in creating a luxury resort in the desert wilderness. Nevertheless: I) Some restaurants may seem over- priced and ii) the mattresses and pillows may not be of the highest quality. These are but minor quibbles about an otherwise comfortable and very pleasing experience.

          • Couple
            7.8

            Handy location. Good size room, balcony. Rock views as described.

            No cable TV!

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            Excellent view of the Ayers Rock

          • Single
            5.8

            I booked a room with view to the Uluru. Unfortunately, the main street to the Ayers Rock Resort is very close. That means: All cars and coaches drive through.

          • Group of friends
            8.8

            Hotel staff provide great services, excellent efficiency and custom service manner.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Cleanliness and size of rooms. Better than I would have expected for a very tourist location.

            Common facilities look dated (E.G. lobby, bar etc). Food throughout Voyages was very similar and expensive despite going to different restaurants - need more variety.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock Ayers Rock location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Yulara Drive, Ayers Rock, Australia, 0872

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Ayers Rock
            13.2 km
          Airports
          • Connellan (AYQ)
            6.5 km
          Restaurants
          • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar (cuisine: Asian)
            280 m
          • Bough House Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
            280 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  10 am
          • Number of rooms:
            218

          Hotel Awards

          AustralianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedAyers RockDesert Gardens

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Design Hotels in Australia

          Use Badge