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Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

After reading some of the reviews I was a little worried. I truly enjoyed being here. We had a rock view room. It was awesome to be able to sit on our balcony and view Ayers Rock every day and night. The resort is spread...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed from the moment we arrived in our room Checkin was fine and staff friendly and informative. When we got to our room were dismayed to find a shabby tired and dirty space with a wardrobe that looked like an under the stairs...More

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Response from Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock ResortResponded 22 August 2016

Hi Ladykf1962 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and I sincerely regret that we were unable to adequately assist with your concerns during your stay. While the hotel is indeed in the middle of a major refurbishment it is our priority...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect from Desert Gardens, but was pleasantly surprised. Yes, it was expensive, but you can't beat the location. It had the feel of an old-school motel with exterior room doors and patios/balconies, but the bathroom had been renovated recently and...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We are here for a Gemcell conference and also to mark our 15year anniversary which happen to coincide.We booked a Rock View Room #336 and it is superb.This is our 3rd day.The decor is modern possibly very recently renovated.Oversized room with table chairs and lounge,king...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had a corner room with a wraparound porch. We were there for just two nights but took dvantage of that porch!! The room was clean and much bigger than expected. The bathroom was HUGE. The towels were big and fluffier than in some five...More

Thank Daniel S
Response from Georgia R, Customer Relations at Desert Gardens Hotel, Ayers Rock ResortResponded 16 August 2016

Hi Daniel S Thank you for your lovey review of Desert Gardens. I am delighted to read that you took full advantage of your room and in particular the outdoor space. We hope that we do have the chance to welcome you back again in...More

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Alicia W
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Response from cruiser52016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have all the mod cons. Enjoy!
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peasey72
12 February 2018|
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Response from SigMtnTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We were with a GLOBUS tour group. WiFi and breakfast were included for us, but special arrangements might have been made. I suggest you ask the hotel, if you must stay there.
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Annika L
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Response from peter r | Reviewed this property |
We were in 312 had a clear view
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"Some of the rooms are quite far from the restaurants or pool so if you have trouble getting around it might..."
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