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Overview of Desert Gardens

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

Desert Gardens

4.5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Explore the area

    AirportAyers Rock, NT (AYQ-Connellan)8 min drive
    Popular LocationUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park8 min drive
    Popular LocationUluru (Ayers Rock)21 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 an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like ecotours.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - 8 min drive
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock) - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportAyers Rock, NT (AYQ-Connellan) - 8 min drive

Restaurants

  • WHITE GUMS RESTAURANT — 1 min walk
  • ARNGULI GRILL — 1 min walk
  • Kulata Academy Cafe — 5 min walk
  • Geckos Cafe — 5 min walk
  • Ilkari Restaurant — 7 min walk
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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 onsite. All 218 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies. Other amenities available to guests include TVs, refrigerators, and minibars.
Desert Gardens offers 218 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This Yulara hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (surcharge)
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle

Food and drink

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

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

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

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center

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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 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
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

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

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
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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
This property accepts credit cards

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

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 Desert Gardens?
Self parking is available for a fee.
What time is check-in at Desert Gardens?
Check-in begins at 3 PM.
What time is check-out at Desert Gardens?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Desert Gardens provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a free airport shuttle.
Where is Desert Gardens located?
This family-friendly Yulara hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Katiti Petermann Indigenous Protected Area and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Uluru (Ayers Rock) is 13 mi (21 km) away.
3.9
Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 260 out of 996 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 472 out of 996 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 203 out of 996 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 52 out of 996 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 996 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

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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

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: 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

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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

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good convenient place to stay when visiting Uluru
Great base for visiting Uluru and surrounding area. Restaurant was good too, particularly recommend the caramel banana with clotted cream etc
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2018

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
As expected, with comfortable double beds, large tv.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2018

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