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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Lovely hotel to stay, one of the best ones at the resort. I paid extra an got the rock view. Great spacious room with a huge bathroom. The staff at the desk are super friendly and helpful. It's only 5 min walk to the shopping centre but don't get too excited, the shopping centre has 3 shops and a supermarket...

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Merritt Island, Florida
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

I have NOTHING positive to say about this hotel. We arrived to be given a filthy room - black marks filled the toilet bowl, shower grout was black, bathroom cabinets were filthy, net curtains were filthy as fly swatted all over them, the outside patio table was dirty and covered with bird crap and the whole area needed sweeping. We...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2015

We stayed in a deluxe rock view room with balcony. The room was clean, tidy, comfortable, spacious, quiet, well equipped. The bathroom toiletries were supplied & topped up daily. The view of the rock was ok, it's not that close though. There are laundry facilities at the resort which were free to use. Swimming pool was ok, guest towels provided...

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1Thank CT-Surrey
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 28 April 2015

All lodging at ayers rock are operating in a monopoly. The result is a pricy poor and bad service accommodation The food is as poor and pricy It is really shameful as the area and both the Uluru and the sisters is beautiful.

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

Hi Zeevi123 Thank you for your feedback. Your comments are very general and give me no detail as to what particular issues you may have had during your stay. Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia operate all of the hotels at the resort and we have different pricing options available. I am sorry to hear that you did not take advantage of...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

In addition to the surrounding beauty and sheer expanse, the Desert Gardens Hotel within the resort provides a relaxed and comfortable place to stay, eat and sleep. What I enjoyed most was the our interactions with the staff, warm and friendly, very professional and all bringing different experiences to the hotel.Make time to connect and chat with them, your holiday...

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Goulburn, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

We were very happy with the accommodation. Spacious room and bathroom. However the toilet did block up, but was fixed really quickly. Room service from the restaurant was terrible. We paid almost $60 for a meal for 2, which looked and tasted like tinned spaghetti! Breakfast was included in our package and was fine. Lots to choose from and the...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Rooms just about ok but everything else suffered from lack of competition. Breakfast was expensive- our most expensive to date in Oz and was under staffed and under stocked. We had the buffet dinner at the Pioneer pub which was good but the Italian in the village though good was long waits for tables. Walking around the site at night...

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Hertford
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The Ayers Rock Resort company have this place sewn up. However the hotel bungalows were good but ours was a long walk from the reception area, not great in 44degrees. The hotel breakfast was good but if you are traveling as a couple or less try to avoid having breakfast when the groups come in. As you can be overwhelmed.

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Arizona
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Loved everything about our Uluru trip. Our room was clean, spacious. I asked for a room with a view, and I think they tried, but wasn't able to get one. Stayed three nights. Breakfast had variety with many hot and cold dishes. I wasn't sure about where to stay while in Uluru, but after seeing all the available accommodations (from...

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Cessnock
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Stayed at Desert Gardens for 2 nights and found this Hotel had everything we required. Whilst in Uluru you have the availability of services from other hotels in the Resort, therefore you can choose dining options appropriate to your bank balance. We are self funded retirees, so on a budget, and chose most of our meals at Outback Pioneer and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: €141 - €333 (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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“Ask for a room close to restaurant. This place spreads out.”
 of 5 bubbles MODSYSBRO-1, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a Deluxe Rock View Room”
 of 5 bubbles Liccy, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great that you can use facilities of all hotels. We used pool at the Sails hotel which was the best.”
 of 5 bubbles jameshW5019FV, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't bother paying extra for a view of the rock, you can see it easily enough from many points.”
 of 5 bubbles Gemdazo, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had upstairs garden room . Lovely and quiet . Lovely outlook”
 of 5 bubbles Trixiebelle-nz, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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