Desert Gardens Hotel
AddressYulara Drive, Yulara Ayers RockSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
One of Yulara's original hotels, and showing its age. This place gets very busy over school holiday periods, which can overwhelm cleaning staff, but generally service is friendly and efficient. The spacious deluxe rooms are the best option, featuring balconies with desert or Uluru views. A big buffet breakfast is served in the restaurant and there's a pleasant pool area shaded with gums.
Our independent authors have visited Desert Gardens Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Yulara.
Description provided by property
Desert Gardens Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, some with a private balcony or views of Ayers Rock (Uluru). Guests can unwind in the outdoor pool, or at the restaurant and bar.
Set amongst native gardens, each room at Desert Gardens Hotel includes a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a TV with movies-on-demand in every room.
The hotel’s Bunya Bar serves cocktails that can be enjoyed while relaxing by the hotel pool. Arnguli Grill offers an à la carte menu of traditional Australian cuisine.
All guests staying at Desert Gardens Hotel receive free return transfers from Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru, Connellan Airport). This transfer service is available for this airport only. The hotel is only a 5-minute stroll to the lookout, where guests can view the desert sunset and Uluru.
Please note that Desert Gardens Hotel is undergoing renovations to it's Standard Rooms, from 2 November 2015 until 2 May 2016. The reception area will also undergo a soft refurbishment from 30 November to 8 December 2015. Hotel facilities such as the pool, art gallery, restaurant and bar will not be affected.
Ayers Rock Airport (Uluru, Connellan Airport) is less than 15 minutes’ drive from the resort, and free return airport transfers from Ayers Rock Airport are available from this airport only.
Please note that Ayers Rock is a 1-hour flight or a 4.5 hour drive (450 km) from Alice Springs and the property does not provide free shuttle transfer from Alice Springs.
Please note individual restaurant opening times may vary seasonally. Supplements may apply for Christmas and New Year's Eve menus.
Services & facilities
- Breakfast in the room
- Children's playground
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Tour desk
- Shuttle service (surcharge)
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Bureau de Change/ATM
- ATM/cash machine on site
- Currency exchange
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