Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and full-service spa


Set in Yulara, this family-friendly hotel is 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and 15.4 mi (24.7 km) from Uluru.

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a restaurant are available at this smoke-free hotel. An airport shuttle is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a conference center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 218 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus minibars and room service. Other amenities available to guests include hair dryers, showers, and ironing boards.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Desert Gardens a Member Of Novotel Hotels features a full-service spa and a seasonal outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge).

Event facilities include a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and concierge services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests during limited hours.

Desert Gardens a Member Of Novotel Hotels is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Total number of rooms - 218 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

WHITE GUMS RESTAURANT - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

ARNGULI GRILL - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Red Ochra Spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 15 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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 hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

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

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