Accommodation

Looking for somewhere to rest your head in the Red Centre?

There is a wide variety of accommodation near Uluru catering for all budgets and tastes. Uluru accommodation options range from camping right through to five star luxury resorts and everything in between, making it a fantastic Australian holiday destination. Here we’ve listed a handful of accommodation options for visitors planning to stay in Alice Springs or venture closer to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with a stay at one of the many Ayers Rock Resort accommodations.

Backpacking around the Red Centre is one of the top ten must-dos in Australia for tourists, as a result there are a range of budget friendly accommodation options in both Alice SPrings and Ayers Rock Resort. You can have a great time backpacking the Red Centre and all without breaking the bank or sacrificing comfort and safety.

Whether you are a backpacker on a serious budget or you want the absolute best you can get, there is something for everyone to make your holiday at Uluru really special.

Alice Springs Accommodation

You can choose to stay in Alice Springs, which is a great central base in which to explore the natural and cultural attractions of the Red Centre. Alice Springs is around a 6 hour drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park which is great for day trips to Uluru if you start the day early. Additionally, Alice Springs is filled with an array of things to see and do that showcases its rich history, culture and remote, outback personality. See below for a list of some of the available accommodation options in the area.

 

Alice Motor Inn

Located a short 10-minute walk from the city centre, Alice Motor Inn is a small, family run 20-room motel. There are three different room options to chose from; Budget Double/Twin, Deluxe Double/Twin and Family/self-contained room with kitchen.

Facilities:

  • Wifi
  • Complimentary light breakfast
  • Secure parking
  • Pool
  • BBQ Area
  • Guest kitchen & laundry
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tour desk

Rates:

  • Budget: $90 per night
  • Deluxe: $100 per night
  • Family: $110 per night

The Diplomat Motel

Close to shops, the Diplomat is a great place to spend the night between tours and exploring the greater Alice Springs area. There are a handful of room options available including Budget, Standard, King and Superior and kids can stay for free on existing bedding.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • Tour Desk
  • Pool
  • Guest laundry
  • Stumps Family Restaurant
  • Room Service

Rates:

  • Budget: $90 - $99
  • Standard: $99 - $125
  • Superior: $110 - $165
  • King: $125 - $165

Desert Palms Resort

A kilometre from town is Desert Palms Resort, a motel on the bank of the Todd River overlooking the MacDonnell Ranges. There are four room options; double, triple, quad and family villas.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • Tour Desk
  • Pool
  • Guest laundry
  • Secure parking

Rates:

  • Double from $125
  • Triple from $130
  • Quad from $150
  • Family from $150

Quest Alice Springs Apartments

In close proximity to the CBD the Quest Alice Springs Apartments live up to the expectations of its sister Quest’s around the country. It is equipped with studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments and has received a number of achievement awards for their service.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • BBQ Area
  • 24 hr onsite management
  • Free car parking

Rates:

  • Rooms from $150
  • Check website

Lasseters

Combining accommodation and entertainment, Lasseters offers accommodation, dining and a casino. Located along the Todd River and in close proximity to town you can stay in one of their standard, deluxe and premium rooms or their superior, deluxe and premium suites.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • Heated pool & spa
  • Complimentary mountain bikes
  • Dry cleaning & laundry
  • Room Service

Rates:

  • Rooms from $150
  • Check website

Double Tree by Hilton

A 15 minute drive from Alice Springs Airport and within walking distance of the downtown area, the Double Tree by Hilton is a great getaway. Room options include double and king rooms both with or without mountain views, and the double and king junior suites and king premier suite.

Facilities:

  • Hanuman Restaurant
  • 24 hr fitness centre
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Wifi

Rates:

  • Rooms from $135
  • Check website

Ayers Rock Resort Accommodation

To truly experience the best of Ayers Rock and The Olgas there are alternative options that are closer to Uluru allowing you to immerse yourself in the magical surrounds of the National Park. Yulara is the closest township to Uluru and offers a range of accommodation and activities to enjoy at the Ayers Rock Resort. Staying close to Uluru certainly has its advantages as you can experience the changing colours of Uluru and Kata Tjuta at sunrise and sunset. You can also experience the myriad of bright stars that light up the crystal clear outback skies.

Ayers Rock Camp Ground

Just a 15 km stretch from Uluru, the Ayers Rock Campground offers a range of affordable accommodation options. From air-conditioned cabins, to powered caravan, campervan, motorhome and camper trailer sites to basic tent camping areas.

Facilities:

  • BBQ factilities
  • Outdoor kiche
  • Self service laundry
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wifi
  • Volleyball Court
  • Playground & giant chess set
  • Pet friendly
  • Free car parking
  • Free resort shuttle bus

Rates:

  • Sites from $36
  • Check website

Outback Pioneer Lodge

Great budget accommodation for travellers, Outback Pioneer Lodge offers a range of room options including Budget Rooms both with and without bathrooms and hostel accommodation for backpackers.

Facilities:

  • Free guest activities program
  • Free Resort shuttle bus
  • 24 hr reception
  • Free parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Shared self-catering kitchen
  • Self-service laundry facilities
  • Common room w/ TV, internet & games

Rates:

  • Rooms from $38
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Outback Pioneer Hotel

An affordable and comfortable option for those looking to travel in style with privacy. The standard rooms offer everything you’ll need including a queen and single bed configuration or one queen and two singles.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • Free guest activities program
  • Private en-suite bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Bought House Restaurant & Outback Pioneer Bar
  • Free parking

Rates:

  • Standard Room from $295

Sails in the Desert

A luxurious option, Sails in the Desert comprises of 228 five star rooms and suites including the superior and terrace rooms and deluxe suites.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • 24 hr reception
  • 24 hr room service
  • Red Ochre Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free parking
  • Free guest activity programs

Rates:

  • Superior from $476
  • Terrace from $564
  • Deluxe from $1,020

Desert Gardens Hotel

The only accommodation option with views of Uluru, Desert Gardens Hotel offers a selection of rooms from deluxe rock view to shady poolside rooms.

Facilities:

  • Free Wifi
  • Tour Desk
  • 24 hr reception
  • Free guest activities program
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Room Service

Rates:

  • Garden View from $385
  • Deluxe Room from $394
  • Deluxe Rock View Room from $451

Emu Walk Apartments

Located just 20 kilometres from Uluru, this is luxury accommodation in the form of fully-serviced apartments. Choose from one or two bedroom apartments to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

Facilities:

  • 24 hr reception
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Free Wifi
  • Free parking

Rates:

  • One Bedroom from $404
  • Two Bedroom from $514

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