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JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa

Phoenix, United States

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JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa
Surrounded by the pristine Sonoran desert with grand views of the McDowell Mountains, Desert Ridge is located on 316 acres where Phoenix meets Scottsdale. This AAA four diamond award-winning resort is just 20 minutes north of Sky Harbor International Airport wth easy access to the new Loop 101 freeway. Opened in November 2002, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa is Arizona's largest resort, and also big on luxury. Inspired by the grandeur of the Grand Canyon, Desert Ridge redefines the resort experience. Two 18-hole championship golf courses, Marriott's first Revive Spa, a 28,000 sq ft European-style spa and fitness center and four acres of swimming pools and shimmering waterways set the mood for a relaxing getaway. Panoramic views of crimson-hued mountains, fiery Arizona sunsets and the picturesque, cactus-studded Sonoran Desert only add to the resort's serene setting. The elements of nature--fire, water, earth and sky--have been woven into the resort's architectural design to let every guest experience the pleasures of the distinctive surroundings. Upon arrival, guests are rewarded for their journey as they are greeted by the sound of splashing fountains under the sun-dappled porte cochere. Stepping into the expansive grand lobby, guests are dazzled by the sight of stunning floor-to-ceiling windows opened wide spilling out onto sparkling waterways and majestic palm-lined pathways. The resort's guest rooms feature a balcony or patio overlooking wildflower gardens, swimming pools, lakes, waterways and golf course or mountain views. There are four presidential suites, four hospitality suites, 35 luxury suites and 38 executive suites, offering every room combination for groups large and small.
Hotel Address:
  • JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa
  • 5350 E. Marriott Drive
  • Phoenix, AZ 85054
  • United States

Business Center
Kinkos Resort Business Center.
Banquets & Meetings
Featuring over 200,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space with spectacular desert surroundings including the 33,000 sq ft Grand Canyon Ballroom and the 26,000 sq ft Grand Sonoran Ballroom, the largest ballrooms in the state of Arizona. For smaller meetings, Desert Ridge offers three 1,335 sq ft Pinnacle Peak conference rooms, eight 1,050 sq ft Desert Conference Suites and two boardrooms. Also available are two unique, outdoor island venues. The professional event management staff will take care of every detail of planning a grand event. Additionally, in-house audion/visual services, teleconferencing, and high-speed and wireless internet access are available.
Fine Dining On Site
Ten distinctive dining experiences including: Roy's- Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine; Mark Miller's Blue Sage all day dining; Ristorante Tuscany, Italian fine dining; Meritage Steakhouse at Wildfire Golf Club; Just a Splash Pool Bar and Grill; Blue Sage Marketplace; Vista Lounge; Starbucks; Spa Bistro, and 24 hour in-room dining.
Child Programs
Kokopelli Kids Program.
Pets Allowed
Service animals for people with disabilities only.
Pool Outdoor
Four acres of turquoise pools and shimmering waterways, Lazy River, and serpentine slide.
Spa Facility
Marriott's firest "Revive Spa", a two-story, 28,000 square ft comprehensive facility featuring outdoor massage and celestrial showers with a state-of-the-art fitness center and full service Spa Salon. Revive Spa's 41 elegantly appointed treatment rooms offer a diverse menu of spa experiences that incorporate beautiful, tranquil settings and indigenous flora and fauna into signature treatments where ancient rituals join force with cutting-edge techniques.
Tennis Courts On Site
The Desert Ridge Tennis Center features eight premier hard courts and a full-service Pro Shop. The Tennis Center also offers daily clinics, private lessons, matching services and ball machines.
Biking, Mountain
The resort offers bicycle rentals to explore the property's 316 acres.
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa offers a dynamic golf experience at Wildfire Golf Club with two on-site courses, including 18 holes of Nick Faldo-designed Championship golf and 18 holes of Arnold Palmer-designed Signature golf. In addition to a fully equipped Golf Shop, men's and women's locker rooms, the expansive Clubhouse features Meritage Steakhouse at Wildfire Golf Club for course-side dining.
Of course, no getaway is complete without a shopping spree. Desert Ridge Resort offers several unique resort shops and boutiques. Enterprising shoppers will want to visit such nearby malls as Desert Ridge Marketplace, Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Fashion Square. High-end retail therapy can be found at such boutiques as Cartier and Gucci, as well as Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's, in the Biltmore Fashion Park. Downtown Scottsdale also offers a diversity of many shops, galleries, museums and restaurants.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Ballooning Hot Air
    - Biking Mountain
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums