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Madison, Alabama
Reviewed 20 June 2015

My husband and I spent three nights recently and had a great experience. It truly is an oasis in an amazing place. Our room was comfortable and a heater was provided for the cool nights. The breakfast buffet was the best we had on our entire trip! It has a great variety of hot and cold foods and the eggs...

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights after a drive from Alice Springs. Lets start with checking in ,about a 60 meter walk from the car park . reminds me a bit like checking in at an airport, be prepared to que up but staff were pretty efficient and did not have to long .actual check in only took about 5 minutes....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Spent a long weekend at Desert Gardens Resort recently. Given the kind,helpful and friendly staff we were able to thoroughly enjoy our stay. Rooms were looked after well, plenty to do and see and everything was made easy for us. Would recommend this resort for both couples or families. Would stay again.

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Great hotel in a fantastic locations - brilliant views all around and within working distance. The hotel and its staff fully understand the peculiar circumstances of it location and visitors and are completely flexible to cope with early (sometime very early!) morning starts and late evening arrivals. Slihtly epensive I guess, but not surprising really due to its locations, oveall...

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Kurrajong, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Uluru (Ayers Rock) … and the more remote Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) … are AMAZING. Even if you are not into religion, these place are amazingly spiritual. Given this, it is perhaps easy to forgive expensive and sometimes mediocre accommodation and service. There are five (I think) accommodation options at Ayers Rock Resort. I understand that, some years ago, there...

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Thank Michael D
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My wife and I enjoyed our trip for 3 nights over the weekend to take part in the Dalai Lama's community talk. We have never been before and were just thrilled with both the efficiency and friendliness of the staff at Desert Garden's. from check-in, through tour arrangements up until check-out we were very impressed. The whole Uluru-Kata Tjuta experience...

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Venice
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I was fortunate indeed to visit Uluru and stay at Desert Gardens hotel...it is a must for anyone wanting to experience the heart of the country and it's indigenous people. The staff, gardens and whole village atmosphere and the shuttle bus between each place made life a breeze. Plus tours and Arangu theatre. I had the time of my life...

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Essex UK
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My wife and I stayed here for two nights with the sole intention of seeing Ayers Rock at sunrise and sunset. It is necessary to remember the resort is in the middle of nowhere and everything has to be brought in therefore we expected prices to by higher than in a town. The whole stay from the swift collection at...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I stayed here for 2 nights and couldn't fault it - apart for how pricing the food and drinks were but that's Yalara and Uluru area anyway. Check in was smooth and I was in my room fast - apart from having a little trouble finding it. I arrived at night so it was dark, making the signage hard to...

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San Juan Capistrano, California
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We loved our room, #328. It had a beautiful patio and breathtaking views. It was a 10 minute walk to the village which was nice and convenient. Rooms were clean and modern and nicely furnished. Food was good but pricey.

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Peter W, General Manager at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi JaneSJC It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Desert Gardens. Our rock view rooms are very popular and it is indeed a unique opportunity to watch the beauty of an Uluru sunrise and sunset from the comfort of your balcony. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort again in...

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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
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Yulara
Price Range: $286 - $492 (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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