Desert Gardens Hotel - Ayers Rock

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

Paid Wi-Fi

Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa lounge

Overview

Desert Gardens is a 4-star hotel offering a tasteful accommodation not far from Kata Tjuta and Uluru. Featuring traditional architecture, the hotel is opened since 1985.

This spectacular hotel boasts close proximity to a national park and sand dunes.

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

Rooms

The rooms in Desert Gardens Hotel are fitted with a mini bar, a safe, coffee/tea makers, a private balcony and Wi-Fi. Many rooms feature a panoramic view of Ayers Rock. For more comfort a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries are provided.

Eat & Drink

Australian meals are served at the restaurant. Guests can try refreshing drinks in the café bar. Serving an array of dishes, Kulata Academy Cafe and Ayers Wok Noodle Bar are just 300 meters away.

A buffet breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The hotel offers cars for rent to explore the local sites.

Relax

Parents will find cribs, babysitting and a play area for their children on-site. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness center.

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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Outdoor tennis court

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

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

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 3 years
Extra bed FREE
All children
4 - 19 years
Extra bed AUD 70
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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
    13.2 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 photos Room
Standard Double Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    35 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Wake up service
Desert Gardens photos Room
Deluxe Room
  • Room size:

    39 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Wake up service

Desert Gardens Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center13.1 km

Local attractions

  • Uluru12.4 km
    Red Centre Way
  • Kata Tjuta 19.2 km
    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern TerritoryAustralia

Restaurants nearby

  • Ayers Wok Noodle Bar280 m

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

    Cuisine: Asian

  • Bunya Bar280 m

    Address: Desert Gardens Hotel
    Phone: 0282968010

    66% likes this, based on 58 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian
    Price Range: INR 1 294 - INR 3 301

  • Gecko's Cafe500 m

    Address: Yulara Drive
    Phone: 61 2 8296 8010

    65% likes this, based on 315 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Australian
    Price Range: INR 647 - INR 1 165

  • Bough House Restaurant280 m

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

    50% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: Australian
    Price Range: INR 1 877 - INR 4 919

  • Wu Kiki at sails in desert hotel280 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

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

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