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

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The comfortable Desert Gardens is a great place in a resort area of Ayers Rock.

The vicinity of a coach station lets you explore Uluru with no difficulty.

Placed near restaurants, bars and shopping centers, the hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and barbeque grills for on-site relaxation.

A short drive from Connellan airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Superior Room, Standard Room and Deluxe Room that come with modern décor as well as a patio, cable TV with on-demand movies, Wi-Fi, a private balcony and a minibar. There are rooms with panoramic views of the courtyard. They also have en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat

A deluxe breakfast is served daily. The in-house restaurant offers light Australian cuisine. Tea can be savored in the coffee bar.

A buffet breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Aside from 24-hour reception, car rental and coach service, guests can also make use of a tour desk, a souvenir shop and a safe deposit box.

Relax

Parents will find a play area and babysitting service for their children on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for additional charge

Guest Parking

Free private hotel 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
  • Late 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
  • No wheelchair access
  • Elevator

Activities

  • Tennis

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
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Tennis court
  • Spa center
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • No disability-friendly bathroom

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Television
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 15 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of AUD 70 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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

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

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Rooms and availability

Desert Gardens Standard RoomDesert Gardens Standard RoomDesert Gardens Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: Double beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
Size: 39m2
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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. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 (see Hotel Policies). There is no capacity for additional beds.

Room facilities
    Desert Gardens Superior Double RoomDesert Gardens Superior Double Room
    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Room facilities
      Desert Gardens Deluxe Double RoomDesert Gardens Deluxe Double RoomDesert Gardens Deluxe Double Room
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds or Double Bed
      Size: 39m2
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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. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 (see Hotel Policies). There is no capacity for additional beds.

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        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
          13.2km
        Airports
        • Connellan (AYQ)
          6.5km
        Restaurants
        • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar (cuisine: Asian, Noodle)
          270 m
        • Bough House Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
          270 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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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 13.1km

        Local Attractions

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

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar - 270 m

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

          Cuisine: Asian, Noodle

        • Bunya Bar - 270 m

          Address: Desert Gardens Hotel
          Phone: 0282968010

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

        • Gecko's Cafe - 520 m

          Address: Yulara Drive
          Phone: 61 2 8296 8010

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

        • Bough House Restaurant - 270 m

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

          50% likes this, based on 35 reviews
          Cuisine: Australian
          Price Range: CAD 37 - CAD 99

        • Wu Kiki at sails in desert hotel - 270 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

        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
          13.2km
        Airports
        • Connellan (AYQ)
          6.5km
        Restaurants
        • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar (cuisine: Asian, Noodle)
          270 m
        • Bough House Restaurant (cuisine: Australian)
          270 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