Uluṟu / Ayers Rock Accommodation
The ultimate in Uluṟu / Ayers Rock indulgence
The landscape may be rugged, but there is nothing desolate about Uluṟu's two 5-star hotels: Longitude 131 and Sails in the Desert. Longitude 131 has put the Northern Territory on the map in terms of ecotourism, with just 15 luxury "tents" set atop a rust-red sand dune, offering unbeatable privacy and serenity.
More than 200 stylish resort rooms await at Sails in the Desert, from terraced deluxe suites to superior rooms where you can enjoy a buffet breakfast before your day of touring. Sails in the Desert has been styled with dreamtime legend in mind, so you can learn about the local Anangu people without even leaving your hotel room.
Three options for 4-star comfort
Aside from the lavish luxury that Ayers Rock Resort does so well, there are three hotels with budget and mid-range rooms for those looking to rein in their spending. Enjoy the sunset vistas at the Desert Gardens Hotel before evening cocktails at the Bunya bar, or stretch out in the spacious self-contained Emu Walk Apartments.
At the Outback Pioneer Hotel, Australian hospitality shines and families and groups can relish the roomy apartments. Being just moments from the "town square" and mini-supermarket means you can fire up the barbecue and do-it-yourself if you've had your fill of the rich cuisine on offer at the various resort restaurants.
Experiences to enliven your stay
The Ayers Rock Resort is a diverse destination with multiple accommodation options, well-located only 10 minutes away from the Ayers Rock Airport (Connellan Airport) and around half an hour from Uluṟu itself. Beyond the hotels, there are a number of services and facilities to make your stay in Ayers Rock / Uluṟu even more memorable.
Visit the Resort Shopping Centre to take care of the essentials (bank, post office, supermarket) or treat yourself to an indulgent therapy at the hair and beauty salon. For deeper relaxation, book a treatment at the Red Ochre Spa at Sails in the Desert, or enjoy a cultural experience at the Mulgara Indigenous art Gallery.