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Outdoor pool
Minibar, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Minibar, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Minibar, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.9/5 Good
996 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Free airport shuttle
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant

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AirportAyers Rock, NT (AYQ-Connellan)10 min drive
Popular LocationUluru (Ayers Rock)24 min drive

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    About this area

    Yulara

    Desert Gardens is located in Yulara. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Katiti Petermann Indigenous Protected Area. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Uluru (Ayers Rock) - 24 min drive

    Getting around

    • Ayers Rock, NT (AYQ-Connellan) - 10 min drive

    Restaurants

    • WHITE GUMS RESTAURANT — 1 min walk
    • ARNGULI GRILL — 1 min walk

    About this property

    Desert Gardens

    Family-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and full-service spa
    Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and a restaurant. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are on-site. All 218 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies. Other amenities available to guests include TVs, fridges and minibars.
    Desert Gardens offers 218 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This Yulara hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

    Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Self parking (surcharge)
    • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle

    Food and drink

    • Breakfast available for a fee
    • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
    • 1 bar
    • Room service available

    Things to do

    • Full-service spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Shopping

    Family friendly

    • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
    • Dry-cleaning service
    • Corner/local shop
    • Outdoor pool
    • Fridge

    Conveniences

    • ATM/banking services
    • Banquet hall
    • Front-desk safe
    • Gift shop/newsstand
    • Corner/local shop

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Concierge services
    • Dry-cleaning service
    • Porter
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Wedding services

    Business services

    • Business centre
    • Meeting rooms
    • Conference centre

    Outdoors

    • Garden

    Spa

    • Aromatherapy
    • Body scrubs
    • Body treatments
    • Body wraps
    • Facials
    • Manicures and pedicures
    • Massages

    Accessibility

    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • Assistive listening devices available
    • In-room accessibility
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

    More

    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Heating

    Bathroom

    • Deep-soaking bathtub
    • Free toiletries
    • Hairdryer
    • Separate bathtub and shower

    Entertainment

    • Premium channels
    • TV

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Minibar
    • Fridge

    Outdoor space

    • Furnished balcony

    More

    • Connecting rooms available
    • Desk
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out before 10 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
    24-hour airport shuttle service is available
    Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk

    Pets

    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
    Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per night.
    Cots (infant beds) are not available

    Payment types

    Important information

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

    • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

    We should mention

    This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
    Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
    The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

    National rating

    This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

    Property is also known as

    Desert Gardens Member Novotel Hotels Hotel Yulara
    Desert Gardens Member Novotel Hotels Hotel
    Desert Gardens Member Novotel Hotels Yulara
    Desert Gardens Member Novotel Hotels
    Desert Gardens Hotel Yulara
    Desert Gardens Hotel
    Desert Gardens Yulara
    Desert Gardens a Member Of Novotel Hotels

    Frequently asked questions

    Does Desert Gardens have a pool?
    Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
    Is Desert Gardens pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    How much is parking at this property?
    Self-parking is available for a fee.
    What time is check-in at this hotel?
    Check-in begins at 3 PM.
    What time is check-out at this hotel?
    Checkout is at 10 AM.
    Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
    Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
    Where is this hotel located?
    Set in Yulara, this family-friendly hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Katiti Petermann Indigenous Protected Area and 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from Uluru (Ayers Rock).

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for Desert Gardens

    3.9
    5 - Excellent
    260
    4 - Good
    472
    3 - Okay
    203
    2 - Mediocre
    52
    1 - Poor
    9
    3.9
    Cleanliness
    4.0
    Service and Staff
    5.0
    Amenities
    3.8
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Desert Sky,dream beneath a desert sky

    Travelling with my family 13 year old twin boys, we had a wonderful time exploring Uluru and Kata Tjuta NP The Olgas.The hotel met all our needs and the layout of the resort was great.Would recommend this hotel.

    Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2019

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Excellent place to stay in Uluru Will definitely come back to Uluru and stay at Desert Gardens Hotel. Close to all activities and great swimming pool.

    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2018

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2018

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Good mid standard hotel that was clean and good facilities. Transportation and assistance with the tours etc. were excellent.

    Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2018