Red Centre and Uluru accommodation

Where to stay when exploring the Red Centre and Uluru.

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Located in the heart of Red Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is declared a UNESCO world heritage site. Whether you want to see the amazing Ayers Rock AKA Uluru, go for desert adventures or experience indigenous culture, Red Centre is an extraordinary place to be.

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How did we pick these Uluru and the Red Centre hotels?

Our editorial team selected the Uluru and the Red Centre hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.

Best cheap Uluru accommodation

Ayres Rock offers limited accommodation and for those pushing a tight budget. Your two options are the backpacker lodge Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge which offers shared rooms and dorms at prices from $38 per person and Ayres Rock Campground which offers powered and non-powered sites and a handful of lodges. Prices start for $43 for a non-powered site.

Outback Pioneer Lodge

Outback Pioneer Lodge from Finder Hotels

Nestled in relaxing surroundings, Outback Pioneer Lodge is a short drive from Ayers Rock and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This lodge offers a complimentary guided tour and airport transfers.

  • Star rating: 3.5 stars
  • Location: Yulara Drive, Yulara NT
  • Suitable for: couples and families
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Ayers Rock Campground

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A short drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Ayers Rock Campground has cabins, camping, powered and unpowered sites to suit your travel style. There's a laundry and games room and from the grounds it's a short walk to Naninga Lookout where you can see Uluru.

  • Star rating: N/A
  • Location: 174 Yulara Drive, Yulara NT
  • Suitable for: Backpackers, families
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Best luxury Uluru accommodation

Most accommodation in the town of Yulara, which is the closest township to Uluru-Kata-Tjuta National Park, is upscale. The most luxurious are Sails in the Desert which boasts 200+ rooms and suites, a swimming pool, on-site spa and art gallery, and Longtitude 131 an opulant desert basecamp comprised of private lodges and tents desert views and outdoor hot tubs overlooking the national park.

Longitude 131

Longitude 131 from Finder Hotels

Longitude 131 boasts luxurious tented accommodation in utter wilderness. With a swimming pool, restaurant and unparalleled views, this five-star property is the ideal place to stay in Red Centre.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Location: Yulara Drive, Yulara NT
  • Suitable for: couples
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Sails in the Desert

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With 228 luxury rooms, Sails in the Desert offers a beautiful contrast of Uluru’s raw nature with modern, five-star rooms. The impressive swimming pool, open dining arrangements, fine restaurant and lounge in the middle of a desert make this place a paradise on earth.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Location: 1 Yulara Drive, Yulara NT
  • Suitable for: couples, business travellers and families
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Desert Gardens Hotel

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Located a 10-minute drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Desert Gardens is an oasis in the desert. It provides a variety of accommodation options from rock view rooms to the poolside suites.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Location: 1 Yulara Drive, Yulara NT
  • Suitable for: couples, business travellers and families
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Emu Walk Apartments

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Emu Walk Apartments is located 20km from Uluru and is within walking distance of Town Square’s shops, supermarket, cafes and restaurants. The spacious apartments are equipped with all necessities for a comfortable stay.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Location: Yulara Drive, Yulara NT
  • Suitable for: couples, business travellers and families
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Frequently asked questions

Which resorts offer glamping accommodation at Uluru?

Longtitude 131 is the only glamping spot in Uluru offering tent-based accommodation.

Where can I go camping at Uluru?

Ayers Rock Campground has space for you to pitch up a tent.

Which resorts offer cabin accommodation at Uluru?

Outback Pioneer Hotel, Ayer Rock Campground and Longtitude 131 all have cabin and lodges to book.

Is there a caravan park at Uluru?

Yes. You can park you caravan at Ayers Rock Campground in a powered or unpowered site.

Which sites let me book Uluru and the Red Centre accommodation with free cancellation?

These sites let you make a refundable booking for your trip to Uluru and the Red Centre, so there's less risk of losing the cost of your stay or deposit. Some sites only offer free cancellation on select Uluru and the Red Centre hotels or at a slightly higher rate, so it's best to check the terms on your booking before confirming your stay.

Most sites, like Wotif or Expedia, will clearly state whether each Uluru and the Red Centre hotel is non-refundable.

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Which sites let me use a coupon code to book Uluru and the Red Centre accommodation?

Using one of our coupon codes at these sites will save you money on your Uluru and the Red Centre stay. Some may ask you to pay for your stay upfront rather than on arrival in order to apply the code to your Uluru and the Red Centre booking, but the same cancellation policy does apply so if you are able to cancel, you'll be able to get refunded.

Which sites let me book Uluru and the Red Centre accommodation without a credit card?

If you don't have a credit card to make your Uluru and the Red Centre booking, but would like to reap the rewards of one, compare credit cards that offer hotel rewards here.

Which Uluru and the Red Centre hotel booking sites have rewards programs?

Get access to cheaper prices, collect points toward free stays and get extra perks like Wi-Fi or breakfast if you book your Uluru and the Red Centre accommodation on sites like these:

  • Wotif: Part of the same family, Wotif lets you access the same benefits as the Expedia Rewards program. You'll get access to lower rates and earn points, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Depending on how often you make bookings, you'll be able to get bigger discounts and earn more perks like breakfast.
  • Agoda: PointsMAX lets you earn up to 6,000 points for your stay that you can put toward a preferred loyalty or frequent flyer program, including KrisFlyer and Velocity.
  • Trip Coins is's rewards program where you can earn $1 for every 100 Trip Coins. It's free to join the program. Membership tiers from Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond have different perks to enjoy.
  • Collect one stamp for every night's stay. Once you stay for 10 nights, you'll be able to redeem one free night up to the average value of your previous 10 nights.
  • Access lower rates as a member and earn Expedia points on bookings, which can be used toward discounted stays in the future. Different levels of membership get you access to deeper discounts and perks, such as free breakfasts.
  • Marriott: The Marriott Bonvoy Benefits program lets you earn points towards free nights, access special member rates, get free Wi-Fi with your stay and check into your room via the mobile app. There are different status levels depending on how often you stay, starting with Silver Elite (10 nights per year).

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