4.7 out of 5

With a stay at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix (Northern Phoenix), you'll be minutes from Wildfire Golf Club and close to Desert Ridge Marketplace.

This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of Musical Instrument Museum and Mayo Clinic Hospital.

Make yourself at home in one of the 950 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can dip into one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools. This resort also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Phoenix? This resort has 240,000 square feet (22297 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

As a guest of JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, you'll find a full-service spa, a golf course, and 5 outdoor swimming pools. There are 3 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee.

Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event space at this resort measures 240,000 square feet (22297 square meters) and includes conference space. A children's pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center are also featured at the luxury JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. For a fee, parking is available.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Phoenix resort.

  • 950 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 40 conference rooms
  • 240,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 22297 sq m of conference space
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Lazy river  
  • Waterslide  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per day )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa offers 950 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Phoenix resort provides wireless high-speed Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa has 3 restaurants on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Graced by desert plantings, palm trees, and blossoms, the resort's four-acre water complex includes a 150-foot-long freeform pool containing a stone-pillar waterfall topped by a fire ring after dark. The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa also contains a 60-by-25-foot lap pool; a 15-person spa tub; a serpentine, 225-foot-long plunge pool bordered by sundecks; a 600-foot-long lazy river; a 100-foot waterslide; and a secluded sundeck with a 26-person freeform spa tub and a firepit. The entire complex is bordered by stone walkways edged with flowers and includes stone waterfalls.

Revive Spa includes a 75-by-30-foot outdoor lap pool and 13-person spa tub. Use of this area is confined to guests age 16 or older who pay daily surcharges for access to the spa's recreation facilities and to guests booking spa treatments. The spa also includes a fitness center with cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights, with personal trainers available. For surcharges, the spa's exercise studio offers classes such as spinning, yoga, Pilates, and tai chi/qigong, with a complimentary power walk scheduled daily.

The resort's two championship courses at Wildfire Golf Club include one designed by golf pro Nick Faldo, a layout with generous fairways and expansive landing areas that feature views of the McDowell Mountains, Camelback Mountain, and Squaw Peak. Designed by Arnold Palmer, the second course wanders through the desert and features undulating bent-grass greens. The golf club includes a driving range, putting and chipping greens, a practice bunker, a pro shop, and a 25,000-square-foot clubhouse with women's and men's locker rooms. Lessons are available.

A tennis complex includes eight lighted courts and a pro shop. One-on-one instruction, daily clinics in season, daily private lessons, matching services, and ball machine rentals are available. Hiking/biking and nature trails wind through the resort's 316-desert acres, with bicycles available for rent. Additional activities include Segway tours, jewelry making workshops, stargazing, watercolor workshops, and dive-in movies (schedule varies).

Some guests may choose to walk to the nearby Desert Ridge Marketplace which features a movie theater, as well as shopping and dining venues. Bowling is available with a half-mile.

Walking maps are available for on- and off-property trails.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Rock climbing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 40 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 29 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Self parking
  • Additional inclusions
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 29.00 per day (in/out privileges)
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

Resort Credit package

Book a stay in the Resort Credit package category and receive a daily $50 resort credit per room.

Credit may be redeemed at Blue Sage Restaurant, Tuscany Ristorante, Meritage Steak house, Starbucks off lobby, room service, gift shop, spa, and golf course.

Credit not applicable toward taxes, gratuity, or alcohol. May not be combined with other promotions. Must book in the Resort Credit package room category to qualify.