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Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Sails in the Desert was a delight after the other hotels we had stayed in during our tour of Oz. The rooms are big, comfortable and the beds were lush. The best nights sleep and the lovely shower was most welcome after a hot, sweaty day out. We were disappointed to only stay at the hotel for one night. Breakfast...

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Zürich
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I am back and forth between "average" and "poor" Its one of those places where the know that there are little options around for you to go elswhere. This place has definitely seen better days. As such i think the prices are at least 50$ to high per night. But start with the positives: Great comfy bed Spacious room Clean...

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Cumbria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two nights to visit Uluru/Ayers Rock. The facilities at the hotel were very good. The rooms are spacious and the beds comfortable. The food was excellent and the restaurant staff very helpful and obliging. All the hotels are under the same ownership. I would recommend this hotel. The rooms are clean and pleasant. Previous reports have...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is nice, great huge pool and good rooms. Breakfast is good and you can order items express. The room has a balcony which is really nice when it is not too hot. You are likely going to arrive around 9,30 am so you have to insist in order to have access to your room before 3 pm. There...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the only hotel that i ve had poor service on my Australian trip so far . We were received and shown to our rooms. As it was a hot day I headed to the pool only to find it full of leaves and rust in most of the water inlets. It looked so bad that I opted not...

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MELBOURNE
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I recently stayed at Sails in the Desert at the Ayers Rock Resort. It was a magical time to visit - the recent rains provided vegetation of many shades of green and flowers blooming in the desert. The red soil was clothed in swathes of shades of green. The highlight for us was the Dinner under the...

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi MSQUAREDMelbourne Thank you for sharing your lovely review of your recent stay at Sails in the Desert. We are particularly delighted that you found your stay to be both 'restful and stimulating' as this is certainly our goal for all guests that visit this beautiful part of Australia. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed during a historic rain storm that canceled all of our outings planned for Ayers Rock. The hotel can't control the weather, but we weren't thrilled with their reaction to the rain. We weren't notified in advance on any of the cancellations... we had to chase down answers. The hotel is also tired... not nearly as updated as we...

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Dan P Thank you for sharing your experience and again we are sorry that the storms impacted your stay with us. It truly was an unprecedented weather event and I would like to reassure you that our entire team at Ayers Rock Resort worked very hard to provide the best possible communication during a difficult time however we are...

Melbourne
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great time at Sails and cannot fault the staff. They were both Australian and from overseas and all were helpful and polite. Our plane arrived in the morning so the room wasn't ready - we had a car so just headed off to the rock and they called when ready. A lot of people seemed to be...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having lived in Australia for the past 11 year, I have finally made it to the Red Centre of Australia. And what an amazing adventure it was! I came during Australian Summer and did expect high temperature, so no surprises there. By 10am it was already 42C and probably got down to 26C during the night time. I stayed at...

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Georgia R, Customer Relations at Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort, responded to this review

Hi Yulia_Julia_B Thank you for your lovely and very descriptive review of your experience here in the spiritual heart of Australia. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Sails in the Desert and that activities available and we thank you for sharing your feedback. Kind Regards Riaz Mahmood General Manager Sails in the Desert

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This resort so close to Uluru has every thing you need to have a wonderful stay, large modern room with balcony and great king bed, modern bathroom. Lovely food and helpful staff. We hired a car to get around. We did the sounds of silence dinner an absolute must !! And the free guided walk from Mala car park very...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In Australia's Red Centre, the five star Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback holiday experience. Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert hotel, shading 228 luxury five star rooms and suites. Discover the passion behind Aboriginal art at Sails in the Desert's Mulgara Gallery. Then be lulled into complete relaxation by one of the Red Ochre Spa's package treatments. Sails in the Desert hotel features an expansive gumtree lined heated swimming pool and a diversity of modern dining, bar and lounge options. Choose Sails in the Desert for an outback holiday with a unique style and modern luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort

Address: Yulara Drive | Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Yulara
Price Range: £147 - £324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sails in the Desert Hotel, Ayers Rock Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 232
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“I liked room on second floor, make sure you are not too far from the elevator if needed.”
 of 5 bubbles DonatellaPolizzi, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“first and second floor rooms have terraces and balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles MSQUAREDMelbourne, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get one near the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles simonc645, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher levels offer a good view of the rock, but you have to ask for the rock view.”
 of 5 bubbles 124filr, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty much the same in size etc, ground floor near lobby if you have walking issues .”
 of 5 bubbles 285kated, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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